Tripod Innovation, LLC was founded in 2009. It provides customized Engineering Design and New Product Development services, delivering high quality solutions which are both creative and workable. The Tripod represents the essential elements of new product success: Imagination, Knowledge, and Value.
The founder, Raymond M. Burynski, Jr., is a licensed Professional Engineer. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.S. in Applied Mechanics from Lehigh University, with an undergraduate Philosophy minor. His graduate research on corrosion fatigue of aging aircraft was published in an ASME Journal.
Since 1995 he has lived and worked in the United States and Europe. In addition to taking up residence in two countries, his work has taken him to several others across the globe. As a Professional Engineer and Product Development professional, he continually studies innovation and creativity while remaining current with engineering fundamentals. He has patents granted and pending for his professional work.
Ray resides in New Hartford, New York with his wife Maria, three children, and one rather large dog. As an active member of the community, he donates time to a number of youth organizations. He and his wife are co-Presidents of the Skating Club of New Hartford. In addition, Ray coaches soccer and assists with local science fairs and robotics competitions. He also enjoys cooking and running, and has been known to grill or run in even the worst upstate NY winter weather!