Expert in new product development, intellectual property protection, business start-up, marketing and financing strategy including JOBS Act crowd funding, design of marketing and engineering experiments for enhanced feedback, business operations, developing business models that "Shark Tank" would find compelling.
45 year career in both small business and large multi-national public companies.
Currently CEO/CTO of a new product development company in Florida specializing in machine to machine communications solutions.
Previously a VP of Operations / Manufacturing / Engineering for Regenerative Technologies Corporation.
Prior to that Senior Director of Research and Development for a Tyco International (TYC) strategic business unit focusing on retail item security and life safety device communications technology.
I have been professionally engaged in the information technology (IT) industry since 1971.
Regenerative Technologies Corp - VP 1/2012 - 8/2014,
Tyco International (TYC) - 2001 to 2011 Senior Director - Engineering 2009 - 2010 Global Enterprise and System Software - Tyco Retail Solutions Director Engineering 2007 - 2009 Global Enterprise and System Software - Sensormatic - Tyco Safety Products
Director Engineering 2002 - 2007 Radio Frequency Identification SBU - Sensormatic - Tyco Safety Products
Manager Product Assurance 2001 - 2002 Sensormatic
Crossmatch Technologies Inc. (fingerprint scanning, analysis and identification) Director - Software Development 2000-2001
Quadramed Corporation (QDHC)Vice President, Technology 1998-2000
Marquette Medical Systems (MEI) - GE Director - Information Interchange / Interoperability 1996-1998 Vice President - Engineering & Manufacturing 1994-1996 Project Lead - Software 1991-1994
Sabattical (self funded) 1990 -1991
Health Care Office Systems Inc. President - Owner 1985-1990
Cyberstar Corporation President 1980-1985
Microspect Partner 1973-1980
Minnesota Growth Exchange Inc. Partner 1973-1978
Small business experience includes organization development and management consultation, document duplication systems, computer software (Value Added Reseller), motels and property management. Large business experience has included senior management roles in research and development, electronics manufacturing, medical device regulatory affairs and quality systems, product support, mergers and acquisitions, offshore capabilities development, intellectual property management, product development process. software product life cycle management, product management.
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