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 Expert  727464

Expert in Information Technology, Business Software


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a multifaceted executive with extensive Information Technology, Business Software, Manufacturing, Business and Entrepreneurial skills and experience. He is an innovative strategist with proven ability to identify, develop, launch and manage market-driven Information Technology business opportunities for increased revenue and profit. Experience and expertise includes: Global Perspective & Experience Strategy Development & Positioning Marketing Strategy, Positioning & Messaging Product & Industry Marketing Branding Internet Marketing Product Management VAR & ISV Channel Development Business Development & Management Market & Competitor Analysis Press & Analyst Relations Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Manufacturing Systems Supply Chain Management Distribution Systems Production & Inventory Management Lean Manufacturing Product Life Cycle Management Manufacturing Performance Management Lean & Throughput Accounting Software as a Service (SaaS)
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business

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business management

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business operations

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business process management

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business process re-engineering

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business re-engineering

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business strategy

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corporate strategic planning

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decision support system

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enterprise resource planning

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enterprise resource planning software

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manufacturing software

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branding

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business development

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creative strategic marketing

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B2B market research

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cross marketing

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distribution channel

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market assessment

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market development

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market opportunity analysis

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market positioning

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market segmentation

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marketing

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marketing brand management

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marketing communications

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marketing mix

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multicultural marketing

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online international marketing

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software marketing

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strategic internet marketing

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strategic market planning

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strategic marketing

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technical marketing

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bill of materials

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discrete manufacturing

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inventory

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inventory control

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manufacturing

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manufacturing resource planning

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manufacturing resource planning software

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material requirements planning

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material requirements planning software

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resource planning


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Saint Paul, Minnesota;  Rochester, Minnesota;  Burnsville, Minnesota;  Saint Cloud, Minnesota;  Eden Prairie, Minnesota;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1979   BS   Computer Science   UNISA  
1986   BS   Busines Management   CCU  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Principal

 

Business software strategy and advisory services. Internet marketing consulting services.

2005 to 2009

 

Infor

 

Vice President, Global Industry & Product Marketing

 

Strategic marketing, positioning, messaging and go-to-market strategy for business software across all categories, industries, product lines and regions/countries.

1999 to 2005

 

Microsoft

 

Director, Manufacturing Industry Solutions & Strategy

 

Develop and manage global business strategy and product management for the Manufacturing market segment across all Dynamics product lines (Axapta, Great Plains, Navision, Solomon). Responsibilities included channel and market strategy and development, marketing, business unit leadership, and business development for solutions in the manufacturing market.

1992 to 1998

 

Enterprise Solutions, Inc.

 

Founder & President

 

Developed new company focused on Business Intelligence, custom Business Applications and Electronic Commerce solutions. Acquired and managed relationship with Fortune 500 class customers including Pillsbury/Grand Met, Cargill, Carlson Companies, Novartis, Dial, Regis, Ceridian, others. Business acquired by Analysts International in 1998.

1984 to 1992

 

Dun & Bradstreet Software / MSA / COMSERV

 

Director of Worldwide Manufacturing Customer & Product Support

 

Joined COMSERV as MRPII/ERP consultant - held multiple promotions to final position during series of acquisitions. Developed integrated, focused support services organizations across multiple product lines. Successful customer implementation and consulting engagements at AT&T, Eastman Kodak, Intel, Ciba-Geigy, Dow Chemical, Beckman Instruments, Roche and others.

1981 to 1983

 

Corporate Management Services

 

General Manager of the Business Applications business unit

 

Started this business unit from scratch as distributors for COMSERV's AMAPS and PCR/Pansophic PRMS manufacturing business applications. Led business development, vendor relationship, sales, marketing and customer implementation consulting.

1975 to 1981

 

British Tyre & Rubber (BTR)

 

IT Director

 

Leadership role for successful introduction and implementation of comprehensive business systems at six manufacturing and distribution subsidiaries. Designed and managed development and implementation of financial, sales order, inventory, warehousing and distribution business systems.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

APICS

Licenses/Certifications

CPIM


Consulting Services:
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:
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.

Market Research:
Expert maintains current information, trends and competitive analysis about the products and vendors in the business software market.

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

Expert developed and delivered the Technology training program for the AMAPS product at Dun & Bradstreet Software / MSA / COMSERV. He has delivered numerous seminars and presentations at various industry conferences and events.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert provides strategic consulting services for selecting business software products and vendors.


 

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