Advisory Board Member Profile
Aerospace & Defense Vice President, Engineering
Area of Expertise:
Ideation & Innovation, Prototyping, Testing & Iteration, The Design Thinking Organization
Over 25 years of experience in Engineering Management with an extensive background working with large technical organizations establishing vision, planning and executing strategy, managing budgets, and optimizing resources for executing complex time-critical projects. Strong leadership as well as technical capabilities with an ability to keep teams and organizations sharply focused on clearly defined objectives.
Achieves objectives through personal commitment and expertise in:
Global Team Development / Deployment
Fully Integrated Systems & Component Development
Performance & Process Improvement / Metrics
Strategic Planning / Tactical Execution
Multifunctional Collaboration / Leadership
Advanced Technology / Technology Strategy
Strong Customer relationship and engagement
Strong knowledge of Product Reliability, Safety, and Maintainability as it applies to Guarantees/Warranties, ownership cost and Certification.
Strong knowledge of EASA/FAA Regulations as it applies to Systems Certification
Innovative economical solutions to customer needs based on Design-To-Cost (DTC) principals.
Results-oriented professional and Earned Value driven with solid and progressive experience in Actuation Systems and components for the aerospace industry (commercial and military).
Capable team leader with the exceptional interpersonal and collaborative skills to foster team’s performance, along with demonstrated talent for analyzing and streamlining complex work processes for improvement opportunities.
Proven ability of successfully leading Multi-million dollar projects from initial customer request to production.
Motivated high achiever with the marketing and business savvy to enable the company to build and maintain profitable relationships with its customers and penetrate its markets.
Possesses an international cultural Diversity knowledge capable of breaking cultural barriers in
today’s global economy.