If you have an idea for a new product or service, or are already manufacturing and distributing I can help you with lean start-up, customer development, new product development, intellectual property protection, business start-up, marketing and financing strategy (including pre-sales style crowd funding and JOBS Act crowd funding), design of marketing and engineering experiments for enhanced feedback, business operations, developing and simulating 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 developing solutions for the Internet of Things ( machine to machine communications ).
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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