DIALOGIC, an INTEL COMPANY, Parsippany, NJ <1997 -2000>
Senior Program Manager, Internet Telephony Hardware & Software Components
Provided transitional coordination between development and market deployment during beta field trials. Solicited preferred customer trial sites for invaluable feedback, summarized trial outcome versus stated trial objectives. Provided recommendations to product team on advancement to production status.
> Authored field trial plans for company’s first voice-over-IP product line, sales $15 million. Processed 70 bugs from first three VoIP programs resulting in greatly improved performance and reliability.
> Coordinated new product training sessions. Apprised technical support staff of features and limitations of beta products. Ensured staff’s readiness to address production technical support calls.
> Conducted 30 technical document reviews for customer-impacting issues.
CONTROL SCREENING, Fairfield, NJ <1988 - 1997>
Engineering Manager, Security X-ray Systems
Founded, staffed & directed $1.2 million security X-ray systems Engineering Department for start-up company. Responsible for all new system designs & retrofit kits. Radiation Safety Officer & main liaison to FCC for radiation emissions compliance.
> Directed company‘s first $750K design & development program. Completed 25% ahead of schedule by detailed initial planning & aggressive coordination of in-house & 3rd party design teams.
> Innovated single-board digital imaging, a first in the entire security X-ray market, with use of DSP & PC-based architecture. Reduced circuit board count five-fold.
> Reduced part count and increased reliability by conceiving and introducing unique, integrated dual-energy X-ray sensor at 50% competitor’s cost.
PHILIPS ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS, Mahwah, NJ
Sales Application Manager, Industrial X-ray Systems
Provided Technical Marketing support to customers and salespersons nationwide for industrial X-ray product line.
GE MEDICAL SYSTEMS, Waukesha, WI
Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, Medical X-ray Systems
Transitioned many new digital video based medical X-ray products from engineering into manufacturing.
MAGIC CHEF, Anniston, AL
Laboratory Supervisor, Consumer Microwave Ovens
Managed 1 engineer and 3 technicians in design and test of all new microwave oven products and second source components.
LUTRON ELECTRONICS, Coopersburg, PA
Product Engineer, Solid State Lighting Control Systems
Assumed overall responsibility to transition new switching regulator designs from engineering into production.