Retired Sr. Technical Executive with Fortune 500 companies. Black & Decker, Pentair, Deere & Co., Lutron Lighting, Reliance Electric 39 years experience of design, development, manufacture, and innovation relating to consumer products. Special expertise with batteries, chargers, and motor technology. Advice on intellectual property including patents and trademarks along with product planning. Considerable experience with expense budgeting process, capital budgets, strategic planning and tracking processes. Broad experience with proven cost reduction techniques. Can advise clients in regulatory and safety matters: UL, CPSC, EPA, CEE Fluent user of MS Professional Office Software, wireless networks. Assistance with organizational development for technical staffs.