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 Expert  726156

Expert in UV Inkjet Printers

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
Education Work History Consulting Services Expert Witness

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Dynamic background includes developing and implementing products as well as directing large projects to on-time and within-budget completion. Resourceful and cost-conscious leader with a comprehensive knowledge base; track record of fueling growth while ensuring quality levels. Adept in profit & loss, supply chain, strategic planning, and logistics. Exhibits strong leadership, interpersonal, negotiation, team building, training, problem solving, and analytical abilities.

Areas of consulting: developing inkjet printer product specification; developing test protocols for validating equipment performance; testing printer product performance against specification and market needs; supply fluid delivery designs for a given print head and printing application from just a design, prototype or production; supply print head driver electronics and print head driver s/w design, prototype or production; identifying suitable integrators and suppliers for specific printing applications; manufacturing complete systems from the customers design, or designing a complete product for the customer and then also building it for them; managing the relationship and development process of printing products for a given customer (i.e. if a customer wants to use a specific print head in a specific frame with a specific fluid, and has selected the integrator, he can manage all aspects of the relationship with the integrator from the specification development the design review stage all the way through to commercialization. In this way the customer will be sure to get what they expect); develop a product road map for given applications. Expert's knowledge of the industry and technology in the lab enables him to work with customers to put a 5 year comprehensive product plan together that enables them to be in a position to exploit technologies as they become available to the general market.

Specialties: International Business; Project Management; P&L Responsibility; Process Improvement; Quality Assurance; Budget Preparation/Management; Contract Negotiations; Product Development/Marketing; Strategic Planning.




consumer product design




new product development


new product development management


product development cycle time


product reliability improvement


product testing




UV curable inkjet printer

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tampa, Florida;  Saint Petersburg, Florida;  Orlando, Florida;  Clearwater, Florida;  Cape Coral, Florida;  Lakeland, Florida;  Largo, Florida;  and Sarasota, Florida.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1982   BS   Mechanical Engineering   University of Colorado  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2010 to




OEM Products


Marketing Director


2008 to 2010


Imaged Leather



Vice President


2007 to 2010


Digital Equipment Company



Vice President


Raised the capital to start Digital Equipment Company.Specified and lead the development of UV cured inkjet printers for the graphic arts market. Secured the key suppliers to deliver the products to market. Raised the capital to start Digital Equipment Company. On going responsibilities include product improvements, new product development, supplier relationships

2005 to 2007


E.I. DuPont deNemours and Company




Integration Systems Manager


Directed several groups with similar responsibilities for separate product lines, including developing specifications for new products, including printing equipment, consumables, and software; product development testing; specification verification; reliability improvements; cost reduction; and quality and process improvements. Headed all technical and manufacturing aspects of a Chinese equipment supplier. Developed the technical tools to allow for the franchising and production of company products and processes.

2003 to 2005


E.I. DuPont deNemours and Company




Supply Chain Manager


Developed the supply chain for new products/business, including organizational framework and project plan and execution. Prepared ideal processes for equipment production and product supply to obtain optimal lead times, low inventory levels, and high customer service. Oversaw logistics for receiving orders, shipping, freight, warehousing, and service. Developed contracts for key suppliers. Established logistics for low costs to deliver equipment and consumables while minimizing overall tax liabilities.

2001 to 2003


E.I. DuPont deNemours and Company




Product Planner


three direct reports. Negotiated major contracts with suppliers, contract manufacturers, and technology partners. Devised product specifications and proposals and conducted field tests. Served as the Core Team Leader, establishing timelines and directing cross-functional teams through product development and launch cycle. Drove business initiatives by influencing international, multi-disciplinary teams and demonstrating sound financial models. Leveraged in-depth knowledge of image quality, printer use, and product storage to author product and packaging specifications for all inkjet products, ensuring worldwide manufacturing uniformity.

1998 to 2001


E.I. DuPont deNemours and Company




Technical Manager


Defined and implemented test methods and protocols critical to quantifying customer needs and validating quality of inkjet products. Created product specifications for R&D and coordinated external product evaluations. Oversaw the efforts of one technician. Provided technical sales support and initiated corrective action based on customer complaints. Led the risk analysis team, resulting in successfully avoiding losses on a $600K distribution contract. Devised testing standards still in use for shaping the development of inkjet products.

1997 to 1998


E.I. DuPont deNemours and Company




Product Manager


Maintained P&L for the $3M line of printer products. Headed contract negotiations, sales and inventory forecasting, sales training, product pricing/positioning, distribution channel management, and customer service. Provided sales with comprehensive product knowledge and sales strategies, which facilitated the ability to target the best prospects, promote product strengths, and manage competitive threats. Ensured the satisfaction of stakeholders and customers. Transformed the appearance of digital printing and proofing technology during trade shows, resulting in significant press coverage and increased sales.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Customer had reliabilty problems with printer. Using various analytical tools expert was able to implement containment plans to keep customers up and running while root cause analysis was performed on the failures. Results were a 4x improvement in reliability.
  • Customer was having problems developing drive electronics for a specific print head design. He was able to deliver the drive electronics and printer driver as a complete package.
  • Customer was having problems identifying the proper Chinese supplier. He delivered a supplier selection criteria and executed the plan allowing the customer to identify the proper supplier. Futher helped to negotiate the supply contract
  • Customer was having product quality problems. Designed the program for the company to implement TQC throughout the organization from design through to shipping and service support.
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Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert witness uv needed for consulting on UV1612 Printer.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2003 to   China   Identify potential Chinese inkjet printer suppliers, evaluate their capabilities and negotiate supply contracts.
2000 to   Japan   Establish inkjet media product specifications, identify suppliers and manage the development and supply of the completed these developed products.
1990 to 1996   Central Europe   Technical resource between European customers and European dealers for equipment in the prepress market. Verified and validated complaints and product improvements. Established process for customers to have input and to get answers.


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