••••• Penhurst Rd, Pittsburgh, PA ••••• •••••
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Business and Product Development
Leading multinational engineering teams across a broad technical base of disciplines.
Engineering and Project Management of interdisciplinary engineering teams across the entire development cycle including specification, design, prototype debug, validation, and manufacturing release.
Strategic planning of new products including technology road mapping, product life cycle planning, risk management and balancing the project portfolio.
Business development, including proposals and presentations with clients, communicating ideas and engineering concepts across disciplines. Market research and developing strong business-to-business alliances with development partners.
Customer support providing engineering solutions to customers, field engineers and technical support representatives.
Development process using V Model and Product specification using collaborative tool called DOORS.
Functional Safety (IEC ••••• ) and international approval expertise (UL, CSA, MSHA, IEC-EX, ATEX, MTC, CE)
Define comprehensive mixed-signal architectures for radio, communication, data-acquisition, and control products.
B.S. Electrical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, •••••
M.B.A with emphasis in Marketing, University of Pittsburgh, •••••
••••• Present ••••• International Consulting, LLC Pittsburgh, PA
Lead international cross-functional, interdisciplinary team for Draeger Safety, Inc. through all phases of product development, from initial concept through launch of Gas Analysis instrumentation.
Deliver products that meet or exceed customer requirements on-time and on-budget through effective planning and risk mitigation. Leverage Global Product Development, Marketing, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality and Manufacturing resources to accelerate product development through market introduction.
Create a high performance/accountability based culture among development team, keeping the team working together, motivated and on track. Resolve conflicts that hinder the teams ability to develop products and facilitate cross departmental and team communication on a daily basis. Drive change, though the use of Draeger Safety, tools and processes.
••••• ••••• Joy Mining Machinery Pittsburgh, PA.
Principle System Architect: Design of communication and control systems. Deployment of new JNA control system in coal mining machinery, Broadband power line modem and Wireless Mesh Network.
Engineering Manager: Technical management of a team of ••••• employees and consultants
Project Engineer: Managed strategic alliance with multi-national electronic partners. Led design of embedded microprocessor communication, RF and data-acquisition/control products.
••••• - ••••• Kirkendall Metrology Inc. Dayton, OH.
Manager of Engineering: Organized the engineering department for supplier of X-Ray measurement instruments used in the steel and aluminum industries.
&#•••••; Supervision of a multi-disciplinary engineering department of electrical, software, mechanical, optical engineers, consultants and technicians.
&#•••••; International business development and product introduction.
••••• - ••••• Lawrence Systems, Inc. Dayton, OH.
Consultant: Founded business based on patent of •••••D head tracking system used in conjunction with virtual reality video/audio synthesizer used in Helmet Mounted Displays by Air Force fighter pilots.
Feasibility studies intended to commercialize the MEM inertial technology in fields of automotive robots, virtual reality synthesizers, underground pipe surveying and petroleum reservoir mapping.
••••• - ••••• Systems Research Laboratories (WPAFB) Dayton, OH.
Senior Electronic Engineer:
&#•••••; Development of digital signal processing algorithms applied to data obtained from non-destructive testing of jet engines.
&#•••••; Design of audio instrumentation used in bio-communication research.
&#•••••; Systems integration of hardware and software for flight simulators.
&#•••••; Planned and coordinated experimentation applying to audio localization, audio-logy and acoustic research.
••••• Liebel Flarsheim Cincinnati, OH.
Project Engineer: Development of a medical X-Ray and urological operation tomography table from concept to release in the market, compliance with medical safety standards, UL, CSA and VDE. Directed a multi-disciplinary team of 5 engineers and technicians.
••••• Ohmart Corporation Cincinnati, OH.
Design Engineer: Participated in the design of a digital electrometer and data-acquisition hardware used in industrial process control.
Application Engineer: Provided technical support of customers, manufacturing and field service.
••••• Fairchild Space and Electronics Co. Germantown, Md.
Design Engineer: Design of automatic test system for A••••• Aircraft communication controller.
Test Engineer: Test optical system on NASA satellite, International Ultra-Violet Explorer, used to explore the ultraviolet spectrum of stars.
I.E.E.E.•••••International Society of Electrical Engineers
P.D.M.A.•••••Product Development and Management Association
PTC•••••Pittsburgh Technology Council
GPLC Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council
Venture Outdoors Leadership in appreciating the outdoors
Electronic Embedded Systems Engineer