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 Expert  726129

Expert in Product Development, Product Sourcing, Finishing Systems, Consumer Data Decision-making, IP


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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He has worked in business development for over 10 years
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business

He has worked in Business Development for over 10 years
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business development

He has worked in Business Strategy for over 16 years. He has developed and implemented business plans for a Fortune 500 company.
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business strategy

He has worked in Consumer Product Marketing for over 10 years
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consumer product marketing

He has worked in Corporate Strategic Planning for over 16 years. He has developed and implemented business plans for a Fortune 500 company.
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corporate strategic planning

He has numerous licenses and certifications in this area and has over 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors.
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environmental cleanup

He has numerous licenses and certifications in this area and has over 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors.
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environmental remediation

He has numerous licenses and certifications in this area and has over 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. He has taught on this standard at numerous companies.
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Hazard Communication Standard

He has numerous licenses and certifications in this area and has over 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors.
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hazardous chemical

He has numerous licenses and certifications in this area and has over 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors.
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hazardous material

He has numerous licenses and certifications in this area and has over 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors.
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hazardous waste

He has numerous licenses and certifications in this area and has over 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors.
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hazardous waste management regulation

He has worked in a Fortune 500 company in this area developming products and marketing them using many tools in product development.
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marketing

He has worked in a Fortune 500 company in this area developming products and marketing them using many tools in product development.
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new consumer product development

He has worked in a Fortune 500 company in this area developming products and marketing them using many tools in product development.
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new product development

Has worked in this area for over 10 years developing businesses models and operational efficiency.
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business operations


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois;  Rockford, Illinois;  Aurora, Illinois;  Naperville, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  South Bend, Indiana;  Gary, Indiana;  Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  and Madison, Wisconsin.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1986   MBA   Operations & Marketing   Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA   National Honor Society
1984   BS   Chemical Engineering   Northeastern University, Boston  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2012 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

VP Operations

 

Operations management of alternative fuel center of excellence. Involved with all aspects of business

1992 to 2008

 

Fortune Brands, Inc.

 

Senior Director, Technical Innovation

 

Product Development, Business Development, Sourcing, Intellectual Property Management, Regulatory Affairs, Risk Management, Technology Managment, Real Estate Management, Computer Infrastructure & Operations

1986 to 1992

 

Timken Aerospace

 

Human Resources And Regulatory Affiars

 

Human Resources, Operations, Regulatory Affairs, Safety & Health, Risk Management

1985 to 1985

 

Unocal

 

Engineer

 

Chemical Engineer in an oil refinery, Energy management & forecasting

1982 to 1984

 

Monsanto

 

Engineer

 

Production Supervision, Engineer

1980 to 1982

 

US EPA

 

Inspector

 

On Sceen Coordinator for Superfund cleanup sites, Inspector, Emergency Response Team


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

AICHE, ACS, ACHMM, REM, ASSE

Licenses/Certifications

CHMM, REM, CEA, Real Estate Broker

Awards/Recognition

Sigma Iota Epsilon


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Storage Innovations, Finishing systems/formulations


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1980 to 1982   US EPA   On Scene Coordinator   Inspector, On Scene Coordinator at Superfund Sites

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has led the development of new finishing technology for wood products. The project was a multi-year excercise that included joint development agreements, purchase agreements, technology and revenue sharing. This project resulted in change over of traditional technology that generated organic emissions to a lower cost solvent-free system.
  • He was a key leader in consumer based research in the use of kitchens and storage in cabinets. This work resulted in the customer increasing brand strength, market share, and also the generation of multiple patents.
  • He was the leader in providing power to a new construction of a five factory campus in Mexico of over 1 million square feet. This required agreements and meetings between the Mexican local and federal government officials, contract development for power sharing, and project management of a multimillion dollar infrastructure investment from other international service and product providers.
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:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Knowledgable in patent review and discussions, business managment activities, Finishing systems for wood and metal substrates.
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.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1998 to 2002   Nogales, Senora, Mexico   He was the leader of a group providing power to a new construction of a multi-facility factory campus. This project required negotiation with government agencies, contractor selection, working with five customers, managing the installation electrical infrastructure, arranging an on-going maintenance program, and contract development.
2006 to 2007   Hong Kong / China   He was leader of the international sourcing group for the integration of newly acquired company. He reviewed the sources, met and assessed liability and long term source viability.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Armenian   Conversational

Market Research:
Numerous licences and certifications in chemical and environmental management & Real Estate Broker

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Seminars on the Front End of Innovation and Regulatory managment.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, UK

Other Skills and Services

Completing and implementing strategic plans at various levels


 

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