Technology Leadership: Full accountability for global 250-person product development group in 8 locations worldwide. Spearheaded the requirements and top-level architecture of BorderNet™, a best-in class multimedia gateway, with expected revenues of $5M-$20M/year. Has a worldwide perspective of related markets and their needs. Championed the implementation of the Alliance Generation and Convergence Generation of product lines with established revenues of $10M-$50M/year.
Achieving Strategic Goals: Created a strategy to enhance four product lines with mobile video capabilities initially using 3G and gradually transitioning to IP streaming technologies; reduced replication effort resulting in savings of 20% of engineering resources while elevating the company to #1 in market share with incremental revenues of $10M+/year.
Team Leadership & Talent Mentoring: Built a world class engineering management team and created a culture of collaboration and openness – Natural MicroSystems was recognized as one of the Best 100 Places to Work. Coached team directors how to achieve leadership positions within the company as part of a succession plan; all of them now hold VP or Senior Director positions in high-tech companies.
M&A: Managed due diligence technical analysis and full integration of over ten entities catapulting NMS’s growth from $5M to $135M in ten years. Key contributor in selling the platform’s business to Dialogic above its market value and integrating product lines and resources. Experienced in change management and efficiency improvements. Important player in merging Dialogic and Veraz, enabling the company to become public.