Ronald L. Hollis, Ph.D. is a serial entrepreneur and executive leader. He has been blessed to have started and lead several successful companies that were able to provide powerful solutions to their customer by building strong teams.
He is currently founder, President & CEO of a start-up called MyCaseCare (www.mycasecare.com), that bridges the communication between attorneys and their clients. This technology allows the attorney and client to communicate on the clients pain, documents, major appointments, etc. as the case progresses. He also leads a fun business that supports high school athletes called FanBladz (www.fanbladz.com).
In 2022, he was successful at leading a turn-around of MFG.com, which had raised and lost some $80M, into a powerful manufacturing technology company that was sold to Shapeways (NYSE: SHPW). Prior to this exit, he was the founder and former President & CEO of Quickparts.com, Inc., a business that revolutionized the low-volume manufacturing industry. He founded the company in 1999 with a new approach toward procurement and led the rapid growth and profitability of the company to an ultimate acquisition by the industry leader, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD).
He has received many awards and recognitions, including INC 500, a patented inventor, author of Better Be Running! Tools to Drive Design Success, a business book on product development, as well as a graduate of the MIT/INC Birthing of Giants, the former President of the Atlanta Chapter of Young Entrepreneur’s Organization (YEO), a member of Young President’s Organization (YPO), and advisor to many entrepreneurs to address their challenges for success.
He earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama as well as a MS and Ph.D. in Engineering with a focus in technology management from University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). He is recognized as a distinguished alumnus of the UAH School of Engineering. He is also a non-practicing, registered Professional Engineer. He worked as a design engineer on Space Station Freedom for Boeing and went on to be the Director of Alabama Center for Advanced Technology; Vice President of Fastec Engineering; Founder of Rapid Tech Engineering, a technology integration company for manufacturing and engineering services and the predecessor to Quickparts.com.
His areas of expertise include SAAS technologies, leadership, strategy, organization management and strategic planning, 3D printing, additive manufacturing, and product development.
His passion is helping others reach their full potential in life and building solutions to problems that can help society grow.