I am an SME/Mentor at Plug and Play Tech Center and Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Alliances at DynoSense. DynoSense is empowering people to take control of their health by providing products that enable them to read all major vital signs at home. We use AI-based data analytics to help our users make healthy lifestyle choices. Our leading-edge technology is helping us to grow in the U.S. and Asia ahead of projections.
Before DynoSense, I managed Savitron, Inc., which provided engineering and consulting services. I surpassed our yearly growth projections by >30% for 2 consecutive years by developing many marketing and sales channels, including online retail, contract manufacturing, and OEMs making networking products, medical instruments, and semiconductor equipment.
Prior to Savitron, I was the global director of program management at Sanmina-SCI Corporation (a leading EMS provider with operations in 45 countries), where I helped increase the mechanical systems division‘s revenue >30% and raise customer satisfaction to >97%.
Before then, I built an electronics and manufacturing consultancy from zero to >$20 million in sales over 4 years despite the 2008 downturn.
I have earned my PhD in Business Administration from Northcentral University, hold an MBA with a specialization in Executive Management from Pepperdine University, MS in Engineering Management from ITU, and a BS in Electrical Engineering and have over 20 years of teaching experience as a lecturer and professor at various universities in the San Francisco Bay Area.
I also have over 8 years of experience advising and mentoring university graduate students. I have taught management, marketing and business courses in Finland, China, Taiwan, Korea, Vietnam, and Chile, trained other faculty members for 5 years, wrote 2 textbooks used in MBA classes, created 6 accredited online university courses, and wrote articles in several peer-reviewed medical journals. I’ve leveraged my teaching and international experience to mentor employees in high-tech firms to outpace goals in business development.
Specialties: Business development │ general management │ marketing │ digital healthcare │ medical equipment │ entrepreneurship │ innovation mapping | international business │ operations │ product management | teaching & mentoring.