Expert in Strategic New Product Development Management for Paints, Coatings, and Polymers
Expert ID: 722073 Wyoming, USA
Expert has over 35 years paint industry experience. His career started as paint formulation chemist and progressed to senior technical officer and vice president for ICI Paints. He now provides consulting services to the industry. His responsibilities have included strategic planning, new product development, new product market introduction and developing effective relationships with suppliers, customers, and universities.
As the senior executive of research and development for ICI Paints, Expert introduced stage-gate project management and 3rd generation R&D portfolio management. He also developed unique models for management of intellectual property and university relationships. He introduced models for strategic decision making. He introduced methods for monitoring the performance of the R&D function. He introduced methods for decreasing the time required to develop new products. He organized a worldwide R&D function around core technical competencies.
Expert reviewed product offering, customer service capability and technical capabiltiy. He made recommendations concerning how to improve customer service and what new products needed to be developed.He reviewed marketing strategy and identified weak points. He made recommendations concerning how to eliminate weaknesses. Expert helped a start up company streamline its product development portfolio.He helped a start up company secure funding for product development. Expert helped a law firm prepare its case and presented testimony
|Year: 1970||Degree: Ph.D.||Subject: Physical Chemistry||Institution: University of Louisville|
|Year: 1964||Degree: B.S.||Subject: Chemistry||Institution: University of Nebraska at Lincloln|
|Years: 1996 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Owner, AR Associates||Department:|
Responsibilities:Expert provides consulting services in technology management, strategy development, new product development and project management. Clients include chemical and coatings companies.
|Years: 1970 to 1996||Employer: ICI||Title: Vice President, R&D||Department: ICI Paints|
Responsibilities:He was responsible for leading and directing worldwide R&D on new products and processes to improve profitability, competitive postion, and shareholder value in core business areas. He influenced the deveopment of business plans and strategy, aligned R&D portfolios with business strategy and provided technology insight to key business issues. He had a budget responsiblity of about $75 million.
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1990 to 1996||Country / Region: England||Summary: He was senior executive of product research and develpment for ICI paints with a major laboratory near London|
|Years: 1990 to 1996||Country / Region: Australia||Summary: He was senior executive of product development for ICI paints with a major laboratory in Melbourne.|
|Years: 1990 to 1996||Country / Region: Europe||Summary: He was senior executive of product development for ICI Paints with laboratories in Germany and France.|
|Years: 1990 to 1996||Country / Region: Asia||Summary: He was senior executive of product development for ICI Paints with laboratories in Japan, Hong Kong, and Malasia|
|Associations / Societies|
|Expert is presently a member of the American Chemical Society. He is a past member of the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology, the Industrial Research Institute, the Council for Chemical Research and Cleveland Association of Research Directors (board member).|
|He was an Adjunct Professor at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho.|
|Awards / Recognition|
|Expert received the SCM Corporaton Award for Scientific Excellence. He also received the Roon Award from the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology.|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|He has 10+ publications, three patents and has lectured world wide.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Expert has assisted law firms in preparing cases and has given testimony via discovery reporting and depostions.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Expert has developed and presented seminars on new product portfolio management and on new product development management.|
|He has over 30 years experience in developing strategy with suppliers and in supply chain management|
|He has over 30 years experience in developing and launching new paint and coatings products.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Expert has several years experience in managing intellectual property and in developing interfaces with customers, suppliers, and universities.|
Fields of Expertise
architectural coating material, coating technology, organic coating material, paint, paint binder, paint selection, paint technology, paint testing, paint vehicle, water-based paint, paint industry, decision-making, new product development, project planning, research and development, strategic research planning, technology management, strategy development, industrial powder coating, new product planning, leadership development, expert witness, market positioning, strategic market planning, stage gate process, polymer processing, competitive benchmarking, team building, resin chemistry, painting system, thixotropic paint, painting specification, architectural painting, coating system, paint primer, competitive intelligence, organization redesigning, acrylate coating material, urethane paint, epoxy paint, conductive polymer selection, paint additive, exterior paint, acrylic paint, paint adhesion, polymer selection for chemical compatibility, organic coating defect, paint failure analysis, paint failure, polymer mechanical property, corporate strategic planning, competitive analysis, technology innovation, technology planning, organic coating process, painting, technology transfer, quality improvement, new technology business value measurement, powder paint, strategic planning, polymer testing, powder coating process, powder coating material, polymer property, resin, polymer, polymer selection, material substitution process, electrocoating