Don Baker founded Component Trends in 2003 with the vision that "we could do better." Since then, the company has grown to become CTrends, a Trustworthy Supplier in a vast, dynamic and competitive industry. CTrends is known for assembling teams and resources to maximize market opportunities at several high-tech businesses, each to recognized success. Don is a Board Member of SAE G19D and a thirty year veteran of the electronics industry with an innate understanding of the manufacturing cycle and factors that contribute to a successful project. Don is currently a symposium presenter covering counterfeit mitigation, optimization, as well as quality assurance standards and processes.