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 Expert  724843

Expert in Renewable Energy, Strategic Planning, Technology Development, LEAN Six Sigma, TQM, SBIR, R&D, etc.

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Pennsylvania (PA)
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Expert is an emerging leader in the field of hydrokinetic renewable energy and has provided expertise in business re-engineering, strategic planning, product development, and technology management to organizations operating in the nascent ocean renewable energy market space. He has directed the assessment of renewable energy technologies, identified critical market factors, and helped establish and direct engineering, testing, and R&D operating functions.

He has over two decades of experience working to translate corporate vision into viable business strategies. His expertise in this area ranges from preparing initial situational and environmental analysis of the organization and its competencies and capabilities to developing and documenting specific financial plans for individual operating units. He is well versed in the entire range of corporate planning functions from market assessment to business intelligence and has prepared and presented strategic financial analysis and findings at the executive level of billion dollar organizations and financial institutions. He brings a full understanding of the management and financial implications inherent to the development of multi-faceted growth strategies and can advise operating units and corporate management on the appropriate course of action. His prior positions have included directing all aspects of strategic planning and development for a six billion-dollar organization with five lines of business and 40,000 employees at locations worldwide.

He has an extensive background in business re-engineering concepts and applications and has directed business process improvement projects incorporating the tenants of Total Quality Management (TQM) and LEAN six sigma productivity improvements. These projects have addressed efforts to streamline flight simulation training operations, marketing and proposal development functions, and naval machinery test and evaluation processes.

Expert has extensive experience in technology development and R&D management and has directed technology projects for RCA, General Electric, Ford Aerospace, LORAL, Lockheed Martin, and the US Navy. These projects have ranged from the development of new space satellite systems to advanced solid state power electronics, and underwater ocean renewable power systems. Expert has been responsible for specifying the scope of research and development efforts, assembling teams of appropriate subject matter experts, directing day to day development activities, and reporting technology development results to senior management. Expert has also led efforts to develop joint ventures and strategic alliances as part of the technology development effort and has helped identify the synergies required to mature and commercialize emerging technologies. He is also well versed in the process of soliciting and managing government funded R&D efforts such as Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) projects and has proposed and managed numerous projects in this regard.


business process re-engineering


business strategy


corporate strategic planning


research and development management


research and development productivity


strategic market planning


strategic planning


strategic research planning


technology management


business re-engineering


research and development


energy technology


ocean current


oceanic energy


renewable energy system


renewable resource


strategic technology planning


renewable energy source

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Trenton, New Jersey;  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Allentown, Pennsylvania;  and Baltimore, Maryland.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1993   JD   Law   Temple University  
1984   BSc   Mechanical Engineering   Drexel University  
2015   Masters   Information Technology & Program Management   University of Maryland  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2002 to




R&D Project Manager


He provided technical and programmatic leadership for advanced naval machinery research and development initiatives. This included cutting edge research in the areas of power electronics, high temperature superconductivity, renewable energy, and electric machine insulation systems. Expert is a Green Belt in LEAN Six Sigma quality improvement initiatives.

1995 to 2002


Lockheed Martin


Director of Strategic Analysis


He was responsible for the strategic analysis of the company's business portfolio to include providing mergers and acquisition assessments, reviewing technology development and R&D initiatives and monitoring program technical and financial performance. He provided expertise in strategic planning, business case analysis, competitive assessment, and market analysis.

1986 to 1995


LORAL, Ford Aerospace


Manager of Strategic Planning


He provided strategic planning expertise for technical projects in simulation systems, electronic warfare training ranges, advanced signal analysis, and information technology.

1985 to 1986


RCA, GE Astro


Program Engineer


He provided technical and programmatic leadership for the developmental and manufacturing of communications, interplanetary exploration, and meteorological satellite systems.

Career Accomplishments:

Professional Engineer registered in Pennsylvania.

Federal acquisition workforce certification in System Engineering and Science & Technology Management.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert is co-inventor on two patents covering renewable energy systems.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2002 to   (Undisclosed)   R&D Project Manager   Expert is tasked with the technical management of small business innovative research (SBIR/STTR)awards and grants. This includes the solicitation, review and selection on relevant proposals and monitoring the technical performance of the resulting projects. Expert is tasked with the technical program oversight and management of advanced machinery R&D efforts to include technology assessments, development, reviews and implementation/commercialization

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Ocean Renewable Power Company LLC - Expert led the technology development effort for an innovative underwater electric power generating system. He directed an engineering team tasked with the design and deployment of a turbine generating system consisting of underwater turbines, permanent magnet generators, power electronics, submersible structures, and data acquisition components. He was responsible for locating and sourcing vendors and manufacturing capabilities for the required components and subsystems.
  • Advanced Logistics Delivery System (ALDS) - Expert led a team of specialty experts to analyze the requirements for drone aircraft deployment using electromagnetic launch techniques. The resultant trade studies focused on applying high temperature superconducting materials to the launch motor magnets and windings and resulted in a system architecture based on advanced superconducting materials and energy storage and recovery processes.
  • Silicon Carbide Solid State Power System - Expert led a team tasked to test and evaluate a high power solid state power conversion system based on next generation silicon carbide semiconductor materials. He managed the development of the test program and helped define the test facility requirements which included the use of high voltage (13.8 kV) switchgear and associated electrical equipment.
  • Rotary Electromagnetic Launch System - Expert led a team of scientists and engineers performing modeling and simulation analysis for a revolutionary high performance permanent magnet motor designed for submarine applications. This work involved finite element analysis of the structural and electromechanical responses and provided a prediction of anticipated output performance prior to testing.
  • Emitter Turn Off Thyristor (ETO) - Expert directed the test and evaluation of an advanced solid state power electronics switch to assess the operating characteristics and performance envelope of the device. He directed a team of university, industry, and government technical experts to test and evaluate and analyze the ETO performance under real world operating conditions and identify critical operating characteristics such as EMI emissions and switching frequency.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Technical grant writing expert needed for consulting regarding grant writing needed for upcoming DOE Waterpower Solicitation.
  • Energy engineering expert for consulting on Alternative Energy Consortium/Distributor.
  • Business strategy expert in Ohio for consulting on business strategy for renewable energy company.
  • Expert in designing brushless pm generators for consulting on renewable ocean energy.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in switchgear design case.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Provided vendor sourcing expertise in the areas of ocean renewable power systems for permanent magnet generators, underwater turbine systems, power conditioning electronics, data acquisition, undersea structures, and submersible cables and connectors


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