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Combustible Gas Detection, Gas Industry, Industrial Safety, Industrial Automation

ID: 730099 California, USA

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Expert is a Professional Product Manager and highly skilled in developing and marketing products from conception through entire product life cycle. Exceptional track record of improving products and leading teams, specializing in creating value for manufacturers of B2B industrial products, including; gas detectors, sensors, flow meters, air regulators, gas detectors, safety equipment and controllers.

Expert has over 20 years of experience developing products in the industrial world, focusing on: Instrumentation, Gas Detection, Respirators; SCBA, APR and PAPR. His knowledge covers both Fire and Industrial users. He is a recognized expert who has been published in numerous trade journals.

R&D for new products Air Purifying Respirators and Self Contained Breathing ApparatusResearch key features of a gas detector for new product development projectNew Product Develoment for liquid flowmeters in the indstrial marketMarket size and definition Diesel Racing Truck MarketMarket research on size an applications in the Commercial Swimming Pool Industry


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1980 Degree: BS Subject: Anthropology Institution: Bridgewater State College
Year: 2005 Degree: None Subject: Marketing Institution: UC Irvine

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2009 to 2010 Employer: PUP Title: Sales & Marketing Department: .
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2007 to 2008 Employer: Georg Fischer Title: Product Manager Department: Pipe
Product Manager flowmeter line
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2005 to 2006 Employer: Balboa Instruments Title: Product Manager Department: Marketing
Product Manager for Pool and Spa products
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to 2005 Employer: NDS Title: Product Manager Department: Marketing
Product Manager commercial water works
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to 2003 Employer: General Monitors Inc. Title: Product Manager Department: Marketing
Product Manager Fixed Toxic and Portable Gas Detectors
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1993 to 2001 Employer: Survivair Co. Title: Tech. Trainer Department: Marketing
Train Sales and Techs on SCBA and APR

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2000 to 2000 Agency: US Army Role: Training Description: Trained US Army Fire Dept. on SCBA Repairs at USAKA Base Marshal Islands.
Years: 1993 to 2001 Agency: Fire Dept Role: Trainer Description: Trained 600 fire fighters a year at fire departments in North America and globaly.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2001 to 2001 Country / Region: Europe Summary: Launch new gas detection product, train reps in France, Holland, Italy, and UK.
Years: 2007 to 2007 Country / Region: Switzerland Summary: Worked with international partners on new product develoment project
Years: 1999 to 1999 Country / Region: Australia Summary: Conducted sales training for the Australian Div. of our company. Trained over 120 sales people on the features and benefits of our safety equipment
Years: 1993 to 1993 Country / Region: Thailand Summary: Trained oil & gas platform workers on repair of SCBA
Years: 1994 to 2000 Country / Region: Canada Summary: Trained sales and repair techs on SCBA and APR, spent 6 weeks a year in Canada from 1994 until 2000

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Product Developmet Management Assoc.
Association of International Product & Marketing Management
Licenses / Certifications
Agile Product Owner, Red Cross Instructor, Teaching Cert. Grades 5-12
Professional Appointments
VP PDMA So. Calf.
Publications and Patents Summary
Four Publications in trade journals, quoted & cited in several others

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Federal Court Deposition - Safety Industry
Training / Seminars
SCBA and APR Training for Techs
Gas Detection for ISA Symposiums

Fields of Expertise

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