Product Consultant Freelance | Los Angeles, CA 2/2014 - Present • Created a top-tier electric flare product by gathering first responder use cases, prioritizing conflicting requirements for output, heat, runtime and cost, and making prototypes. • Salvaged a creative studio’s reputation as part of a team fixing malfunctioning installations in an open LA Live event. • Grew sales for a new CPG company from 0 to $1.2MM per year by building brand image and product mix.
Co-Founder Woozilla LLC | Los Angeles, CA Active: 2/2014 - 10/2019 ; Passive: - Present • Transformed a scattered property portfolio into a stable business by establishing operations, leading renovation projects and managing contractors. • Turned around a stalled project to be profitable by clearing regulatory roadblocks, managing arbitration and rebudgeting.
Software Development Analyst Northrop Grumman | El Segundo, CA 1/2006 - 1/2014 Oversaw product lifecycle and data management systems, made automation tools, coordinated updates and migrations. • Awarded Playmaker of the Week for facilitating on-time deliverable in doing deep analysis into a failed conversion process. • Awarded TAP for averting 10% workstation failure in program division by developing a tool that found pre-update signatures.
Software Engineer Antcom Corporation | Torrance, CA 7/2004 - 1/2006 Developed calculator apps, planned components, developed and verified code. • Improved marketplace account ratings from poor to excellent by rewriting descriptions to better communicate freemium vs. paid features.
Board Member CRASH Space | Culver City, CA 4/2019 - Present ; (Member 10/2015 - Present) Produced 22,000+ face shields to date for hospitals and essential workers as logistics lead for COVID-19 response. Created safe handling, inventorying and assembly processes, and coordinate production over GitHub and Slack.
Board Member, VP Product Design & Development Insignal Corporation | Lake Forest, CA 3/2018 - Present • Researched use cases, collected and presented data on competing products, designated components and production methods. • Built proof of concept electronic flare, designed circuit, microcontroller code and novel mimicry method.
MBA, Marketing emphasis Pepperdine University • Built a detailed sales expansion plan for a tire traction company, presenting a prime B2B channel after assessing consumer disinterest by focus groups, designing and analyzing surveys, then compiling state law, snowfall and snow tire sales data. • Built a Brazil expansion plan for a contract manufacturer, outlining opportunities, costs and partnership synergies, by attending Automec trade show, meeting and building contacts with automotive and import/export professionals. • Graduated with Beta Gamma Sigma honors.
BS Information and Computer Science University of California, Irvine • Interned with the Department of Material Science. Built, rebuilt and redesigned machinery. • Designed circuits and developed microcontroller code in Embedded Systems project course. • Built a video game in Game Development project course.