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Male, 42 years old

New business development and product launch professional skilled in building brand-value and distribution channels in technical markets. Having set strategies in OEM, B2B, and B2C environments I am responsible for launching over a billion dollars worth of new computer related products and services in my 30 year career. An accomplished negotiator and business strategist that is adept at building strong teams across departments and business partnerships, with channel experience supporting Distributors, Dealers, DMR, VAR, ISV, OSS, Retailers, Integrators, Government, and direct-sales teams. I am a product evangelist, proficient at producing powerful marketing materials from complex technical information as an integral part of larger marketing strategies. These include sales tools, product roadmaps, scripts, collateral, white papers, and on-line content emphasizing brand value propositions. I have been responsible for creating multiple advertising campaigns; including print, POP, on-line, FSI, Video, ad-slicks, and gender-specific ads. I am interested in full-time employment, and startup opportunities, and may be reached at or at 714.330.6026. A FEW CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: + Launched hardware and software product-lines contributing $1 billion in sales. + Established a North-American Mobile-PC division generating $100 million. + Developed go-to-market strategy in healthcare-IT market, resulting in $25 million sales. + Built a strong in-store retail channel for PC notebooks increasing revenues by $65 million. + Marketed a wide-range of hardware, software, intellectual property, and services including semiconductors, computers, servers, printers, disk drives, digital video, CAD/CAM and system software solutions. Specialties - Brand value proposition building - Distribution & Sales channel development - Product launch and full life-cycle strategies - Public relations, advertising, collateral, and promotions - Market research and SWOT analysis - Building third-party brand alliances - Staffing and department management - Profit & Loss responsibility