Dayton leads market research, consulting, and data product development in new technologies at AMT. With an initial focus on additive manufacturing, Dayton is expanding AMT’s membership, thought leadership, and offerings in high growth manufacturing technologies. Dayton’s subject matter expertise extends to strategic investments and M&A in the advanced manufacturing and materials industries thanks to his experience as an investment banking Principal at NewCap Partners. Previously, Dayton founded and grew his independent consultancy, The Additive Executive, which provided strategic advice, market analysis, and technology scouting for corporate groups and startup clients. Prior to The Additive Executive, he led the Materials Design and Manufacturing coverage area at Lux Research, a strategic advisory and market research firm. Dayton graduated with a M.S. in Chemistry from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Connecticut as a University Scholar and Honors Scholar.