Over 20 years of successful hands-on experience with startups and hi-tech companies (Bose, MKS Instruments, SuperValu, Thermo-Fisher Scientific, LLBean, Mercury Systems, Brooks Automation, Virtual-Ink, Kenan Systems …) in area of CRM, product development, manufacturing and Supply Chain Management. Mentor at Northeastern University Entrepreneurship. Scrum Master in Agile software development with extensive experience and training on Project Management, quality systems and Lean/Six Sigma Methodologies. Mentor and Contender at MIT 100K Entrepreneurship program. International experience in Europe, Canada, MENA and Asia.
•Led projects up to $25M, including infrastructure and business systems implementation, business processes re-engineering, with substantial engineering, manufacturing and operation cost reductions.
•Negotiated contracts, SLAs and IT services for delivery to both internal and external customers.
•Developed steering committee consisting of cross-functional team members; led the problem definition and solution selection processes for collaboration of engineering, purchasing and manufacturing divisions and departments, enabling consolidation of manufacturing locations from fourteen to three.
•Mentored direct reports and co-workers in both technical and managerial capabilities leading to career advancement and proper positioning to maximize performance and retention.
•Scrum Master with Agile software development expertise
•Combined MBA and MSEE
EducationMaster Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University (1986)