Ph.D. qualified business leader with more than 35 years leading teams of multidisciplinary engineers in a variety of high-tech industry verticals including Aerospace, Telecoms, Robotics, Industrial Controls, Information Technology, and a 5-year placement as General Manager of the Molecular Diagnostics division of Bayer Inc. Followed by 10+ years working with high-tech private equity companies providing management consulting expertise combined with engagements as interim CEO to lead companies through restructuring and refinancing preparing for M+A. Career has had a strong focus on the development of enterprise and SaaS software products.
Expertise developed working with a broad spectrum of large industrial concerns in early career became invaluable when working in private equity, advising investors on growth strategies leading to improved company efficiency, increased revenues, and ultimately better ROI at the time of exit. The breadth of technical expertise has proven to be very valuable when working with venture capitalists holding portfolios of companies covering a broad spectrum of high tech activities.