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Expert in Microoptic Devices, Specialty Products, Polymer Chemistry, Epoxy Encapsulants, etc.

Expert ID: 108167 New Jersey, USA

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TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT; TECHNICAL MARKETING; TECHNOLOGY TREND; TIME-TO-MARKET. Expert has over 37 years of experience in product development, business development, and business consulting. As Manager of Advanced Manufacturing for Allied-Signal, Inc., Expert achieved critical time-to-market objectives by moving innovative state-of-the-art prototype lab stage processes to production in 18 months. Additional accomplishments include the successful commercial development of embryonic specialty chemicals, engineering plastics, and electronic product technologies as well as the general management of a worldwide specialty chemicals business. He participated in product, process, and business development in support of businesses serving diverse industries including electrical, electronic, automotive, aerospace, metal finishing, industrial waste treatment, and pharmaceutical. He is familiar with strategic planning for businesses operating in embryonic, growth, mature, and declining markets. Expert has negotiated, executed, and managed domestic and international joint development, licensing, raw materials supply, and contract manufacturing agreements.

COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE; TECHNOLOGY EVALUATION. Experience with accessing a product's manufacturing processes, competitive technology, and market potentia, Expert can recommend appropriate strategies for the development of new technologies. He has recommended exit, licensing, or commercialization strategies. Projects he has been involved with include engineering plastics (PBT, polybutylene, epoxy, etc.), copper foils, urethane crosslinkers, flexible circuitry, imaging resists, immobilized bioreactors for waste treatment, specialty adsorbents, optical polymers, and other technologies.

INTERNATIONAL CONTRACT NEGOTIATION. Expert was directly responsible for negotiating, executing, and managing license agreements involving transfer of technology to major Japanese manufacturers. He negotiated and executed contract manufacture (outsourcing) of sub-assemblies by Japanese manufacturers.

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD MATERIAL; PRINTED WIRING INDUSTRY PLATING PROCESS. Expert led a team that developed a novel line of screen printable UV curable solder masks and commercialized a novel liquid photoimageable solder masking system. After conducting market research, financial analyses, and technology assessments, Expert estimated the feasibility of a worldwide joint venture to commercialize processes for the manufacture of flexible printed circuitry. In addition, he has managed a worldwide printed circuit board systems business, i.e., plating and imaging systems.

Expert is familiar with thermosetting and thermoplastic resins and molding compounds, fillers, reinforcements, and additives. He is also knowledgeable of materials, manufacturing processes, applications processes, and characterization. Expert conducted market research and led a development team responsible for the successful commercialization of novel hardened epoxy encapsulants for integrated circuits. He led product R&D which included phenolic, urea, melamine, polyester, diallylphthalate, epoxy, and nylon molding compounds.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1959 Degree: MS Subject: Polymer Chemistry Institution: Polytechnic University
Year: 1957 Degree: BA Subject: Chemistry Institution: Yeshiva University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1996 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Independent Consultant Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1994 to 1996 Employer: Allied-Signal, Inc. Title: Manager Department: Advanced Manufacturing - New Ventures Responsibilities:
Years: 1991 to 1994 Employer: Allied-Signal, Inc. Title: Manager Department: Commercial Development Responsibilities:
Years: 1982 to 1991 Employer: Atochem North America, Inc. (Formerly M&T Chemicals) Title: General Manager Department: Printed Circuit Board Systems Responsibilities:
Years: 1980 to 1982 Employer: Atochem North America, Inc. (Formerly M&T Chemicals) Title: Director, Business Development Department: Corporate Development Division Responsibilities:
Years: 1976 to 1980 Employer: Atochem North America, Inc. (Formerly M&T Chemicals) Title: Research Director Department: Functional Plastics Responsibilities:
Years: 1975 to 1976 Employer: Atochem North America, Inc. (Formerly M&T Chemicals) Title: Manager Department: Applications Development and Technical Services Responsibilities:
Years: 1959 to 1975 Employer: Allied Chemical Corporation Title: Technical Manager; Research Chemist; Applications- Technical Service Engineer Department: Responsibilities:

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: Worldwide Summary: Expert managed subsidiaries in England, France, Germany, Holland, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Taipei, and Australia. Having made over 25 business trips to Japan, Expert has extensive experience with Japanese companies.

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