The Author

Derreck Ford is an experienced entrepreneur and engineer who has done business with Fortune 500 companies worldwide. His expertise is in manufacturing and product identification marking within the aerospace, electronics, defense, and automotive industries expands over 30 years. Derreck’s company, JETEC Corporation, manufactures digital product marking systems and has customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Singapore, Taiwan, Ireland, Brazil, Philippines, and Mexico.
Derreck is a motivational speaker and entrepreneur coach. He belongs to the 100 Black Men of Orange County in California; he is a 10-year-plus entrepreneur mentor at CSUF; and he is a participating WRLC DECA judge. He has a degree in industrial engineering from Newark College of Engineering, now called New Jersey Institute of Technology and a MBA from Pepperdine University. The Bronx native and father lives in Southern California. To learn more, visit or contact him at