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Scarlett Watson
  • XXXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXX, Sugarland, TX 77479
Seasoned and dynamic techno-commercial professional with strategic development experience, business acumen and analytical skills. 14+ years of experience in strategic planning, market and competitive analysis, engineering management and technical leadership. MBA Candidate & certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with a strong focus on customer-centric solutions and a passion for creative thinking. Adept at connecting varied information sources to deliver cohesive results in high-risk ambiguous situations. Work experience in 17 countries and 5 continents. Interested in senior leadership roles for achieving strategic business goals, serving as an agent & architect for innovation & growth.
  • Strategic Planning & Competitive Strategy
  • Market & Competitor Analysis  
  • Business Analytics & Process Improvement
  • Personnel & Financial Management
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Leadership & Team Building
  • Intellectual Property Development
  • Complex Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Interpersonal Skills  
  • Stakeholder Engagement & Influencing Skills
Innovation Manager, 02/2013 to Present
GE Oil & Gas
  • Management role responsible for delivering innovative market and competitive analysis solutions for Oil & Gas industry while leading a cross-functional team of 35+ members involving product management, sales, marketing and engineering teams across 5 P&L's in US, Norway, Florence & India
  • Hired and mentored a global analysis team of 6 specialists in Houston, Florence and Bangalore focused on IP and competitive benchmarking. Successfully managed delivery of 45+ projects, increased penetration in business groups and established quarterly operating rhythms.  Responsible for budget, program and risk management
  • Implemented best practices and standardization for VOC surveys, Value Perform Analysis, Blue Ocean Strategy, Win/Loss analysis, Customer Journey Mapping, IP visual mapping, SWOT analysis, Product and Technology Roadmaps, Requirements and System Architecture Mapping, Product Feature Rationalization, Scenario planning, Theory of Operation definition and Trend analysis
  • Participated in Senior Leadership engagements across 5 P&L's for front end planning, pre-FEED evaluations and system architecture layouts
  • Provided support for business development, technical sales and operations sequence mapping for Statoil Collaboration and Low cost exploration methods
Engineering Manager, 09/2010 to 02/2013
Nabors Industries Ltd.
  • Management role responsible for delivery of offshore equipment while managing a team of 15 engineers, designers and drafters. Responsible for providing strategic planning and engineering eadership for a $5MM product development initiative. Hired 6 engineers and designers and mentored three interns
  • Collaborated with product management, marketing and sales for defining marketing initiatives, make/buy decisions, product design-to-cost setting, system architecture layout and customer requirements flow-down
  • Collaborated with & led personnel on  issues regarding recruiting, marketing, project management, HSE, supplier & manufacturing quality and field application engineering
  • Led design teams for product feature rationalization, IP development and sub-system development. Reviewed engineering designs and analysis. Enabled prototype build and verification
Project Manager & Sr. Project Engineer, 01/2008 to 09/2010
Sandvik Mining & Construction
  • Played a lead role in technical sales and business development for self-autonomous drilling systems worth $1.5MM and managed a team responsible for drilling systems development for rotary drill rigs
  • Project manager and lead engineer for delivery of drilling components (pipes, mast, rotary bits, subs & stabilizers), application engineering and customer issue resolutions
  • Participated in strategy initiatives, make/buy & go/kill decisions, risk assessment & competitor evaluation. Responsible for program budget, schedule and resource planning
Senior Analyst, 01/2007 to 01/2008
CGN & Associates
  • Responsible for system-level design, product architecture mapping and optimization for Caterpillar's construction equipment (LWL 988H & 16M Motor grader) 
  • Mapped functional & technical requirements for machine diagnostics & applied Taguchi's robust design and Six Sigma methods
  • Applied lean techniques for business process improvement resulting in savings of $1MM 
Research Engineer, 06/2005 to 12/2006
Endres Machining Innovations
  • Delivered NSF SBIR Phase-I targets within a competitive timeframe of 8 months. Proved feasibility of new cooling concept for machine tools resulting in US Patent 7802947 B2 
  • Developed high speed milling solution resulting in commercialization of a new cutter, Revocut.
  • Prepared NSF SBIR Phase 1 & Phase 2 proposals to secure total of $1.1M 
  • Performed structural & thermal FEA; Evaluated simulation software, data acquisition software & hardware, fixtures & tools.
Team Lead, 08/2004 to 12/2005
M.K. Morse Company
  • Planned & executed design & testing activities while leading a team of 3 engineers
  • Successfully commercialized product with a 40% improvement in product-life over competitors 
Graduate Assistant, 01/2003 to 06/2005
Michigan Technological University
  • Undertook research activities in the area of machine design and tool development 
Research Trainee, 06/2002 to 12/2002
R.R.Center for Advanced Technology
  • Assisted lead engineer in design and conducted testing activities for  rapid prototyping 
MBA: Marketing, Warwick Business School -
Expected graduation, Dec 2017
Ph.D.: Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University -
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering, University Institute of Technology -
Patents, Publications and Awards
Co-inventor on five patent applications filed by GE and Nabors industries.
Selected as session co-chair for the ASME MSEC 2010 conference
Reviewer for Business Process Management Journal and Int. J. Machine Tools & Manufacture
2 publications in conferences & international peer-reviewed journals
GE High Potential Employee, 2013 and 2014
Awarded MTU Research Excellence Assistantship in 2003 & NSF Research Assistantship, 2005
Certified Project Management Professional, GE Manager Development Course, GE Leadership Development, Shainin Red X, GE Lean Six Sigma, Minitab, Finite Element Methods, CAD Modeling
Community Service and Interests
Active mentor for one middle-school child at Spring Oaks Middle School. Volunteer for GE APAF forum. Interests include Remodelling projects, Traveling, Exploring Cuisines & Cultures, Piano & Guitar
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Previous Companies:

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Nabors Industries Ltd
  • Sandvik Mining & Construction

Previous Job Positions:

  • Innovation Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • Project Manager & Sr Project Engineer
  • Senior Analyst
  • Research Engineer


  • Warwick Business School
  • Michigan Technological University
  • University Institute of Technology

Level of Education:

  • MBA
  • Ph.D.
  • Bachelor of Science

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