Technical program management
Feb 2013 －Nov 2013
Wireless Antenna start up. Assisted management team with company strategy, planning and positioning, initial product development, initial tier 1 cellular client and investor presentations and authored the mechanical and electrical specification for initial products. Participated in patent filing and review process.
Director of Project Management
Apr 2010 －Jan 2013
Wireless remote oil and gas production site monitoring company. Managed the Tulsa office for Sales, marketing, trade shows, operations and deployment of field and wireless telecom equipment to support client activities. Worked in conjunction with sister company mWave Wireless to define product hardware, software and performance capability. Products supported remote site oil and gas production monitoring applications using Modbus, SCADA, analog, digial, WiFi and IP with a SaaS back end system which provided clients with instant graphical status of production sites. Signed initial clients, deployed initial sites, managed site configuration and commissioning. Managed deployment of telecom equipment, managed contracts, payment collections and day to day management of all field and team activities.
Director of Marketing Programs
Oct 2009 －Apr 2010
Antenna design start up. Conducted a WiFi Antenna market assessment and developed the company business plan. Authored the investor presentation and worked closely with the CEO and investor to raise the initial funds to start the company. Developed the product plan, the pricing guidelines and sales presentations. Designed and developed collateral, web site content, marketing, trade shows, contributed to technical white paper, press releases and conducted initial sales presentations. Established first clients and participated in patent application review processes.
Senior Director Technical Programs
Jan 2007 －Sep 2009
Reported the CTO. Identified and developed strategic direction for internally developed technology initiatives and leveraged those technologies across multiple business units for multi-use applications. Worked closely with internal Project Management Office and other PM's to bring various technology initiatives to marketing including WiFi modules for cellular, printer, Laptop, Tablet and other applications and DVB-T, DVB-H HDTV modules. Leveraged those technologies into products from HP, Dell, Lenovo, Taiyo Uden, San Disc, Microsoft, GM and others. High performance cloud core platforms (ATX Based), WiMAX radio base station, ATCA system, VOIP devices etc. Supported Aerospace and Defense (A+D) business unit customer engagements, RFP and RFQ support. Experienced in Lean Six Sigma, ITAR and DFAR. Participated in technology briefings with many Tier 1 OEMs in the Consumer Digital, Infrastructure markets, Medical equipment markets, Automotive markets Computing markets, Cellular handset markets, Industrial markets and Prime contractors in the Defense and Aerospace markets. Participated in domestic and international trade show activities.
Director Technical Security product programs
Dec 2005 －Jan 2007
Security Technology group. CTO group. Worked closely with IC vendor and internal Engineering groups to manage the development, budget and resource allocations for this project. Including the definition, functionality prioritizing and release of internally developed IPS/IDS, Access control and inter-domain Firewall platform. Assisted with sales and marketing efforts to Ingram Micro, PCW, Dell S&P, and selected VAR and SI companies globally.
Sales and Marketing Programs
May 2002 －Dec 2005
Assisted founders and CEO in development of business plans, product concept/specification, pricing strategy, discount structure, data sheets, presentations, web site content, press releases, hiring, etc. VC and Angel investor presentations. Introduced product, concept and technology to VAR/Channel and clients. Provided day-to-day assistance with general management of the company. Represented company at various US trade shows.
Associate of Science
Electronics, RF communications and Cryptology
Australian Army School of Communications
Management training coursework
University California Santa Barbara
PMI Project Management Professional certification
Project Management Institute