Jim Jindrick

Mentor in Residence

Areas of Expertise

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Venture Development
  • Product Development

Current Research


Jim Jindrick has over 30 years experience in high-tech research and development, product engineering, operations and manufacturing, international marketing and new business development. He has created internal corporate ventures, spin-off companies, and independent start-ups. Jim was a co-founder and senior executive for the McGraw-Edison Microelectronics Engineering Center (now part of Eaton Corporation); Intelligent Instrumentation, Inc (acquired by Texas Instruments); Galtronics USA Inc; and Best Across America, LLC. He received U.S. and international patents for innovations in automotive test and diagnostic equipment, smart-grid electric power distribution automation systems, and personal computer instrumentation systems. He is an Eller Entrepreneurial Fellow, served as entrepreneur-in-residence at the University of Oregon, and was a University of Texas Moot Corp Fellow. Jim is president of Wencil Research, LLC, a technology venture consulting, planning, development, and investment company.