Thomas Disselkamp

Thomas Disselkamp

Product Development Specialist, 3M Company

Currently employed at 3M Company


Previous: University Of Minnesota



    After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Thomas Allen Disselkamp began a career with Minneapolis-based 3M Company in 1981. During the last 16 years, he has held the position of product development specialist, with responsibilities for leading project teams. In this capacity, Tom Disselkamp guides other employees in creating innovative electrical, electronic, and optical products. Prior to product development, he reviews and approves engineering drawings and system documentation. Thomas Disselkamp also formulates processes for design verification and tests for quality. One of the most important aspects of Tom Disselkamp’s position is ensuring that company products comply with safety requirements and standards. Among his community service activities, Thomas Disselkamp volunteers at Feed My Starving Children, for which he organizes and packs supplies for international relief projects. Tom walks dogs every other Friday morning at a local Animal Humane Society site. In addition,through the Christian Foundation for Children and Aging, he serves as a sponsor for two children in foreign countries. In his leisure time, Tom Disselkamp engages in many outdoor and indoor activities. Hiking and canoeing are only two of his many active pursuits. He also enjoys numerous sports, landscaping and other projects around the home, such as woodworking. Cooking and grilling are among his favorite hobbies as well, and he makes many of his sauces from scratch. As of July, 2015, Tom Disselkamp purchased a franchise and has established his own business, Decorating Den Interiors by JT Inc. This S Corporation provides decorating services and quality product to private residences and small office spaces. Offerings include design consulting and design only to specification and delivery of art and accessories, window treatments, furniture, flooring, paint, lighting and area rugs.



Product Development Specialist

At 3M Company

From 1981 to Present


  • Cross functional team leadership
  • Documentation
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility
  • Optics
  • Supervision

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Centres d'intérêt

  • Landscaping
  • archery
  • autos/motorcycles
  • collecting agates
  • cross country skiing
  • downhill skiing
  • flying remote control planes
  • house repair
  • running
  • seashells
  • tennis
  • vegetable gardening
  • weight lifting