Engineering or Business Development Executive

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Position
Engineering or Business Development Executive
Location Confidential
No
Location
No preference
Willing to Relocate
Yes
Industry
Electronics-(SeeAlsoComputers/Aerospace)
Function
R&D-Research-Management
Compensation
$100,000 to $200,000

Resume Summary
Visionary Leadership: Military, government, commercial, P&L, JDM, R&D, lean JIT manufacturing, global marketing, sales, distribution, support, electronics, systems, receivers, DSP, amplifiers, synthesizers, VCOs, filters, down-converters, mixed-signal, DC-1GHz, 17patents, ISO9001, ISO17025, ISO14001, RoHs, EN61010-1, CISPR, MIL-STD461, ITAR, English, German, Dutch, Italian.

Resume Body      ENGINEERING OR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE

Engineering or Business Development Executive

Experienced and educated (Executive MBA Summa Cum Laude ) in all facets of general management, I thrive on challenges in creating business value from the convergence of diverse, advanced technologies.
As a versatile charismatic leader, I build, guide and motivate cross-functional, multi-skilled teams and partnerships for fast and efficient product realization and business development.

Core Competencies

Visionary Leadership and Management: Military, commercial, high growth, and niche markets, P&L, JDM, lean engineering, multi-location & off-shore R&D, government contracts & projects, JIT manufacturing, international marketing & sales, global distribution & support, and HR

Engineering Leadership and Design: Electronic products & systems, close control HVAC, EMC test techniques, surveillance receivers, EMC receivers, digital signal processing, EMC field probes, power amplifiers, synthesizers, VCOs, filters, down-converters, antennas, RFICs, tunable dielectrics, mixed signal circuits, DC to 18GHz, 17 royalty bearing US patents, technical writing, teaching, and presenting

Manufacturing and Export Compliance and Verification: ISO 9001, ISO 17025, ISO 14001, RoHs, WEEE, EN 61010-1, CISPR, MIL-STD 461, ITAR, EAR

Diverse & Multi-cultural Team Building: Spanning US, Europe, Far East, South America and Africa, proficient in English, Afrikaans, German, Dutch, and Italian

Professional Experience

VP of Engineering | (2006 to 2014)

Developed relationships, bid, and won, technology development contracts with various U.S. commercial and governmental EMC labs, BAE and Qinetic in England, the governments of Brazil (INPE), Turkey, and France, and commercial entities in India and China

Responsible for R&D investments, recruited, directed, developed, trained, facilitated, and motivated a team of 27 engineers, and 29 JDM contractors and vendors dominating the $100million international EMC testing niche market with a product portfolio comprising 2,700 model variations

With global market analysis, committed to ROI. Instituted and directed a systematic process of technology maturation, delivering production-ready products after a single, tightly controlled, prototyping phase

- Built to order the industrys largest wideband solid-state class A amplifiers  $4.5m, 50kW
- Architected the industrys fastest EMC receiver with 140 MHz instantaneous bandwidth, enabling AR to break out if its immunity testing niche and enter the emissions testing market
- Revised the companys entire $64 million product portfolio in three to five-year cycles
- Reduced Time-to-Market five-fold by organizing multi-skilled, integrated product teams
- Streamlined an engineering change management process into a same-day service
- Spearheaded a sustainability drive, creating a culture of environmental awareness, which culminated in products with vastly reduced carbon footprint
- Purged a 30,000-item inventory of hazardous materials in compliance with RoHs
- Transformed the organizations processes for A2LA calibration lab accreditation - ISO 17025


Director R&D | (2001  2005)

Managed and motivated a cross-functional team and several subcontractors taking full responsibility for technical performance, schedules and cost in the development of tunable RF and microwave circuits, viz. filters, phase shifters, VCOs, and mobile phone antenna matching networks

- Discovered a major loss mechanism in Parateks tunable dielectric material
- Patented several solutions to mitigate or take advantage of the effect
- Specified and oversaw the off-shore development of a high voltage PSU IC on a 2mm2 wafer

Area Manager Sub-Saharan Africa | (1998  2000)

Based at a Rep Office established from the green fields in Sandton, South Africa, selected, appointed, trained, and managed 18 distributors and support centers in 14 Sub-Saharan African countries, resolving issues regarding credit, transportation, importation, and local inventory

- Created a $5million market for High Performance Air Conditioning and Power Systems in the African Telecom market, engaging key customers, designing HVAC solutions, negotiating, closing contracts
- Maintained a 700% price premium against competitors through marketing activities tailored for the African market, viz. field trails, an African newsletter, seminars, and commercials

Product Manager | (1996 - 1997)

Total responsibility for a $10million data voice recorder product line that dominated the South African market while being preferred by Siemens, Germany, as an OEM product in a JDM venture

Business Unit Manager | (1988 - 1996)

Headed a team of 12 highly talented engineers in the development of advanced ECCM systems capable of countering Cold War era Russian and Chinese air defenses in Southern Africa.

- Developed a hopping radio-catching, fast scanning receiver. British MOD contingent: Frightening!
- Designed a fade-cancelling spread-spectrum radio system for use in the HF band (WBHF)
- Implemented efficient R&D methodologies: achieving great results with an extremely limited budget

Principal Engineer | (1986 - 1988)

As an RF specialist and consultant to other departments, developed several microwave products, including a Doppler simulator, a capacitive proximity fuse, a spread-spectrum altimeter, and a CW mono pulse tracking radar

Lecturer in Engineering | (1982 - 1985)

As assistant professor, lectured in most graduate and post-graduate electronic engineering subjects. Researched radio propagation in soil, detecting moisture in agricultural applications and land mines in military applications

Air Force Captain (Technical) | (1980  1981)

Honed leadership skills as the logistics coordinator for Advance Air Unit deployments typically involving 100 road vehicles, several dozen aircraft, and 500 personnel

Academic Record

M. Eng. & Hons-B. Eng (Electronics) Cum Laude  (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, 1985), Theses: Digital Radar Pulse Compression, Phase Noise in RF and Microwave Oscillators

Executive MBA (Texas A&M, Commerce, TX, USA, May 2014) Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi:
International Operations, Sustainability, Diversity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Co/Fin/Risk Management, Accounting, Organizational Transformation, Marketing, Global Strategic Management

M. Sc. (Systems Engineering) (Whiting School of Eng., JHU, MD, USA) 2004-2005, to be completed

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