About Us

Bay Area Innovations, Inc. is headquartered in San Jose, California and was incorporated in 2007. The firm is owned and operated by William F. Acton, PE, who has been practicing mechanical engineering for more than 27 years. Experience is taken from a variety of industries including commercial nuclear, automotive and electronics manufacturing, and storm water control.

Bay Area Innovations takes pride in being responsive and flexible. The use of practical project management techniques allows us to develop and communicate project status to avoid delays and conflicts.

Bay Area Innovations is able to provide timely, cost effective engineering services by bringing in its own experts as required to meet project goals.

Bay Area Innovations, Inc. is licensed to provide professional engineering services in California, and Maine.

Bill Acton - CEO and Principal - Bay Area Innovations, Inc.Industries Served

  • High Tech Start-ups
  • Research and Development
  • Manufacturing
  • Product Development
  • Commercial Nuclear Power
  • Power and Utilities

Project Types
The firm provides services using a variety of contract arrangements:
Hourly rate, flat project fee based on an estimate, or by retainer fee.

Bill Acton
CEO and Principal
Bay Area Innovations, Inc.