REFERENCES

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Arthrex Inc.

Role:  Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager (2017-2018)

  • Focus on supporting all aspects of product development tools and processes – Agile PLM (5,000 seats, plus Suppliers), CAD (Creo, Solidworks, AutoCAD several hundred seats), Windchill, infrastructure, and replication upgrade, (400 seats globally), Supply Chain applications implementation and administration – interface with business systems
  • Defining requirements for dynamic, rapidly growing medical device company
  • Managing all aspects of releases including interfacing directly with the many disciplines within a medical device company to capture, prioritize, define, and communicate technical specifications to development, interfacing with SQA, and SW validation, User Acceptance Testing, Release Notes, Communication Training, etc.

 

Eddie Simmons: VP Operations, Plant Manger, Preventative Maintenance          

David Ellison: Director Manufacturing Processes/Prototyping                                  

Joan Whitt: Director Manufacturing Material Procurement                                      

Matthew Solis: Manager Supplier Quality and Evaluation                                            

Francesco Famosi: Manager Sterilization Sciences                                                          

Marcos Hernandez: VP Document Management                                                                

Mark Batties: Manager Supply Chain Management/Procurement                              

David Bogin: Manager Agile PLM Support                                                                             

Josh Karnes: Director R&D Laboratories                                                                               

Sumit Bhatnagar: Manager Agile PLM Development Resources, PM, Delivery       

Sunil Mantha: Manager Agile PLM Development Resources, PM, Delivery              

Ajay Pandey: Application Lifecycle Management Manager/Admin                              


Google (2016)

Role:  Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager (2016-2017)

 

 


Samsung/SmartThings

Role:  Senior Technology Program/Project Manager (2015-2016)

  • Focus on supporting all aspects of product development tools and processes – PLM, CAD, Supply Chain applications implementation and administration – interface with business systems
  • Program Manager on SmartThings hub / Samsung 2016 Smart TVs
  • Product scope, release, QA, project and resource management, beta programs, support of Visual Display team in Korea

Dean Hemstreet: VP SQE, PMO, PLM                                                                                   

Dean was my primary manager at SmartThings, (Samsung). There I single-handedly stood up Arena PLM, worked with the users for design, rules, processes, and configuration.  I headed up over 30 process improvement initiatives, from communication, product development, collaboration, quality, supply chain, e-commerce, and marketing.  I also performed a great deal of project management, SDLC, SCRUM, etc, and worked closely with the Atlassian suite.

Russ Taylor: Vice President, Hardware at Samsung SmartThings (PLM driver)                      

Albert Carr P.E: Director of Manufacturing, SmartThings (PLM liaison)                                  

Chris Sterzik: Principal Mechanical Engineer at SmartThings (Samsung)                             

Tim Murphy: Director of Supply Chain (PLM driver)                                                                   

William Miller: Manager, Project Management, Samsung                                                          

Andrew Brooks: COO and Founder, SmartThings                                                                        


Lenovo

Role:  Senior Business Analyst / Project Manager: Business Transformation, (PLM) (2014-2015)

  • Focus on Cost savings and productivity gains/enhancements managing the transition from Enovia PLM and IBM surrounding business systems and processes to the Lenovo way of leveraging Windchill PLM systems and supporting Lenovo business systems and processes
  • Managing the transformation of product development and related systems and processes coming over from IBM to Lenovo
  • Product development, delivery, and supporting systems, (e.g., PLM, Supply Chain, Sales Configurators – interfacing with ERP/SAP, Procurement, Development, etc.)

Henry Diaz: Director Product Release Transformation at Lenovo                                  

Henry was my primary lead at Lenovo. There I was a program/project manager on transitioning PLM data and product development processes from Enovia/CATIA to Windchill/PTC.  This included working with management, IT, and the users at both IBM and Lenovo (US and Beijing) in the following capacities: Project Management, PLM data migration, defining/refining/transitioning processes, implementing, training and support.

Daniel Senko: Business Analyst / Business Transformation (BT) Lead                   

Chris Sharpe: Advisory BT Specialist, Test Management,

               Data at SAP Server Enterprise Business Transformation Team                              

Greg Mitchell: Senior Business Process Architect/Transformation Specialist                    

Mark Bohannon: Windchill & Creo Parametric Adminstrator/Programmer                      

Tulasi Markham: Enterprise Transformation Program Manager |     

Supply Chain Process Improvement Leader | Global SAP CRM, ECC Implementation                     

Bill James: Senior Solutions Delivery Architect                                            

Christian Walenta: Program Manager PLM, Business Processes                                 


 

DRS

Role:  Senior Technology Manager: PLM Administration/Specialist (Windchill, Agile, MES) (2009-2014)

  • Administer, support and implement PLM technology for leveraging product data from design through manufacturing in support of DRS-TS products, including integration with MES, Deltek and M2M ERP systems
  • Evaluate, recommend, implement and upgrade new technology and processes throughout the product development processes, PLM, CAD, MES, Service, HW, FW, SW
  • Drive process improvement for the entire product development process, and how to leverage data and technology throughout the extended enterprise and integrate with business systems

David Borough: Senior IT Manager                                          

David was my primary manager at DRS as the IT Director. There I upgraded many versions of Windchill and Agile, including design, rules, processes, and configuration.  I headed up IT, Technology and Process Improvement for the full product lifecycle, Design through Manufacturing and into Service. I also integrated into the MES, MRP, and ERP systems, and put together a 5 year plan for all business and product development IT requirements.  In the end, I was the PLM Manager for all 30 sites across North America, including over 1300 PLM users.

Marvin “Paka” Antle: Director of Security and Business Support, (IT)                           

Barry Golko: COO, VP Finance, Business Operations                                                          

Mark P. Wilson:  Senior Director of Engineering                                                           

David Canning: Director of Technical Operations and NPI                                          

David Rickabaugh: Director Manufacturing                                                         

David Cross: Engineering Lead                                                                    

Dixie Manion: Controller                                                                    


 

 

Boeing

Role: Senior Technology Manager, Implementation Specialist – PLM, MPD  (2007-2009)

  • Define and implement technology for leveraging product data from design through manufacturing and into the lifecycle of the aircraft, such as assembly, service and maintenance (PLM, CAD, Visualization – Manufacturing Process Definition (MPD))
  • Contribute to direction of the technology and processes to be utilized, internally, externally and in collaboration with the vendor
  • Project management and leadership in defining these processes and technologies within constraints of technology, all concerned stakeholders and policy/ regulatory considerations
  • Multi-disciplinary approach to integrate organizations, technology, teams, infra-structure and internal/external landscapes

Anthony Wright: Manager PLM Manufacturing Process Development

Tony was my primary manager at Boeing in regards to many implementation, development, technical documentation, training, demonstration, benchmark, and project management endeavors throughout the organization. Our focus was leveraging PLM (Enovia) and Engineering/CAD data CATIA to support the manufacture and assembly of the 787 with intelligent, integrated manufacturing instructions.

Peter Peterson: Manager – PLM Systems integration, Processes & Technology – Mfg Process Definition

Kenneth Hartsock: Production Engineering Process Development Lead 

Brian Purves: Manager PLM Manufacturing Process Development – Electrical

Jamie Duffey: Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical/Systems Process Development         

Peter Hache: Project Manager PLM Manufacturing Process Development

 

 


Tesla

Role: Senior Technology Manager, Implementation Specialist – PLM, MPD  (2007-2009)

  • Define

Tom Colson: VP Manufacturing  – Tesla Motors            

Nina Roberts: CIO – Tesla Motors 


PTC

Role: Senior Technology Manager, Implementation Specialist – PLM, MPD  (2007-2009)

  • Senior Technology Sales Support Specialist – PLM
  • Pre-sales leadership in capturing automotive market requirements regarding PLM technology, incorporating this knowledge into our sales organization through competitive analysis, benchmarking, demonstrations, marketing materials to support a global automotive market penetration sales campaign

 

  • Senior Technology Management Implementation Specialist – PLM
    • Professional product development process consultant providing consulting and business decision criteria to many discrete development and manufacturing clients, globally
    • Pro/PDM, Intralink, PDMLink

Rob Grembley

 

Kevin Wren:  VP Consulting  – PTC      Collaborated 1994-1997

Kevin was head of my consulting management during much of my career at PTC .  He was particularly instrumental in helping recognize and facilitate the liaison between our consulting and implementation at GM and the development of Pro/Engineer and Intralink in Waltham.  This is where our implementation and utilization of the software was breaking new ground with the technology and the software development management was brought into GM to take our defined process and technology utilization and incorporate it back into the PTC product suite, including advancing how Intralink was utilized and implemented in controlling and implementing engineering decisions, criteria and workflow considerations.

 

Other ……………….

 


SAP

Peter Demtschenko:  

Technical Lead – Applications Engineer, Sr. Consultant, SAP                            

Collaborated 2006 – 2007


David Kramp:  

Technical Lead – Applications Engineer, Sr. Consultant, SAP                                 

Collaborated 2006 – 2007


David Pollock:  

Sales Manager  Right Hemisphere                                 

Collaborated 2005 – 2007


Jim Merry:   

Sales Manager  PLM / MFG Solutions – ADOBE          

Collaborated 2005 – 2007


Doug Halliday:

Sales Manager  PLM / MFG Solutions – ADOBE          

Collaborated 2006 – 2007


Christopher Long:

Sales Manager  (Defense)  Solutions – EXOSTAR          

Collaborated 2005 – 2007


Michael Honaker:

Technical Lead (CAE) General Dynamics Land Systems  Solutions – ADOBE          

Collaborated 1999 – 2001


Jim Hossack:

Sales Manager  PLM / DSS Solutions – CENIT          

Collaborated 2006 – 2007


Ralph Roscoe:

Director Customer Service – Delmia           

Collaborated 1989-1994

Ralph is my previous manager in regards to consulting, implementation, technical documentation, training, demonstration, benchmark, and trade show support.


Bill Dacey  – Sr. Consultant – International Technegroup Inc. (ITI) / Manta     

Collaborated 1998-2003

 (Bill’s background is “Big 6” Consulting – CAP Gemini)

Bill and I have worked on several engagements towards PLM implementation, product development process consulting and much more.  We have traveled extensively in this capacity, and worked in many different product development processes and environments.  Bill and I spent several months in South Korea defining a multi-disciplinary global PLM implementation strategy for Hyundai that focused on data utilization, integration, and interoperability across the extended enterprise of Hyundai.  Hyundai was on of the early adopters of this technology because of our efforts at this engagement.


Paul Ekholm:  Team Leader – Daimler Chrysler Technical Center                       Collaborated 2000-2003 DaimlerChrysler, AIAG, SASIG

Paul was a technical lead of implementation at DaimlerChrysler and was my main contact for when we sold 300+ seat of CAD quality software into DCX.  We had to integrate this new technology directly into CATIA and the DCX design standards and processes.  We also performed extensive internal marketing, feedback to ITI / CENIT / Dassault development, interfaced with then Enovia (CDM/VPM) tool suite, and developed and launched the entire process and usability of this new technology across DCX (including Germany) and then down into the supply chain.  Then managed the continued enhancement, development and implementation across the extended enterprise, supply chain, PLM, AutoWEB, ANX, Covisint , including interfacing with many other processes.


Paul Messina: Engineering Manager – General Motors                                            Collaborated 1994-1997

Paul was the main client GM contact and manager of my GM/PTC engagement.  I answered directly to Paul at the client site as we were developing the “EPSILON”, a world car that was to be a common platform for the Grand-AM, Malibu, OPEL, SAAB, Saturn, Buick and others.  Paul was not only responsible for the vehicle development but demonstrating to GM management how we were utilizing this new technology and PLM.  Therefore my ultimate motivation was to make Paul successful while showing GM how our application and process was superior to the incumbent.  We sold over a million dollars to GM for several years running, and infiltrated many disciplines, including R&D, Analysis, PLM, Concept, documentation, as well as manufacturing and others. 


Akram Yunas:   VP – Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG)  

Collaborated 1999-2003

AIAG is a volunteer organization of over 1500 companies involved in the North American Automotive Industry.  Akram is a facilitator and manages many of the more technical groups that work with product development processes, datat utilization, PLM, CAD/CAM, supply chain, and standardization issues.  I was an officer on the Product Data Integration group and we published many documents on how to utilize data throughout the value chain.  This included PLM, concept, design, documentation, CAM/CAE, prototype, testing, warranty, many others…  Akram and I have traveled extensively together and articulated the value of this research, processes, data utilization and integration work and standards.  We also collaborated extensively on SASIG involvement. 


Phil Vachon:   Sales – Dassault Systems


Chad Kameraad:   Sales Manager – PTC


Helmut Dietz:    Sales Manager – ITI Franfurt, Germany


Kay Moore:    PTC, Rand, Tokyo, Japan

Many more from many Industries ……. Ø

 


Software & Service Providers Ø

Oracle Agile PLM

PTC

SAP

Dassault / Delmia / ENOVIA

ITI    

CIMLINC/SofTek

Siemens: UGS/Schlumberger/Applicon

AutoDESK

FEM/FEA

 


Channels, VARs, Service / Consulting Providers Ø

RAND    L&H Consulting    DASI    CENIT    AXSYS IST/INCAT    TransCAT Ø – lots more…..

 


Automotive OEMs Ø

GM    Daimler Chrysler    Ford    BMW Honda    Hyundai    Renault Ø

 


Tier Ones Ø

Delphi    Visteon    Arvin Meritor    Tenneco Automotive    MSX    TI Automotive      Metaldyne Ø

 


Sub-tier Suppliers/Others 

AIAG / SASIG / VDA / JAMA    

Delphi

Visteon

GDLS

Allied Signal  

  ITT

REKO Tool / Mold

Beta Models

Visioneering

Quality Mold

PACAR

Navistar

Steel Case

Fisher Price

Channel Locks

Rubber Maid

Lil Tykes

Raytheon

Honeywell

Motorola

Key Plastics

Allied Signal

Maumee Pattern

Aradco

Titan Tool

Creative Forming

Volvo Graders

Wescast

Lambda ….

…….. many more