- Leadership & Change Management – Austin Semiconductor Inc.
Upon assuming the role of President, began implementing changes to a financially struggling company. Instituted a culture of enhanced responsibility and accountability. Improvements included 10% revenue increase and on-time delivery from less that 50% to more than 90%. Positioned the company to be sold at a 4.5 earnings multiple.
- New Product Innovation – Electronic Designs Inc.
Identified opportunity to integrate a Power PC with its cache on a substrate. Developed and presented a product prototype to senior leadership to gain their support. Negotiated with four subcontractors for the entire process. The product enabled generated $5 million per year and solidified the company’s reputation as an integrator capable of bringing complex products to market.
- Supply Chain Management – Xicor Inc.
Restructured the supply chain through a strategic partnership with a key vendor resulting in savings of $1 million per year and a 50% reduction of turn time. Improved inventory management and cash flow.
- Technical Expertise – Intel Corp.
Analyzed and uncovered the root cause of why finished goods were failing a final quality assurance test. Developed an innovative solution that led to a significantly more stable manufacturing process, enabling the company to meet delivery commitments.
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