Services
My 30 years experience in the high technology field ranges from analog and digital circuit design to product marketing, business development and operational management. During my career I have worked in the hardware, semiconductor, software, and publishing sectors.

I have strong written and presentation skills and have the ability to take complex technical issues and concepts and present them to non-technical audiences in a way that they can easily relate to.

Communications

I can deliver a wide range of communications projects including the following. If you have a more specific need that is not on the list, please contact me and let’s discuss it.
  • Business plans
  • White papers
  • Technology backgrounders
  • Press releases
  • Magazine articles
  • Customer product presentations
  • Conference presentations
  • Investor pitches and presentations
  • Brochure copy
  • Prospectus copy

Marketing

I offer a wide variety of marketing and marketing-related services. Because the interpretation of what “marketing” is varies from person to person, I offer the following list of activities only as a guideline. Please contact me to discuss your needs or issues and we can use that to define what it is that needs to be done.
  • Business plan development
  • Product strategy and planning
  • Product positioning and branding
  • Product rollout planning and execution
  • Pricing and licensing strategies
  • Promotional strategies
  • Surveys
  • Focus group sessions

Business Development

I have had a wide variety of experiences in the business development domain and have negotiated and concluded numerous business agreements and relationships. The scope of these agreements range from simple joint marketing agreements to technology licensing agreements, co-development agreements and complete acquisitions.
  • Contract development, review and negotiation
  • Intellectual property licensing
  • Technology acquisition and licensing
  • Co-development partnerships
  • Strategic alliance planning and development
  • Distribution and manufacturer’s rep agreements
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Expert Consulting

Based on my business and technical backgrounds, I am well-equipped to offer my services as an expert witness or consultant. The types of services I offer include:
  • Expert testimony on industry best practices, methods, and processes
  • Pre-litigation contract dispute resolution
  • Negotiation or re-negotiation of contracts, licenses, and other agreements
  • Review and interpretation of materials
  • Opinions
  • Development and preparation of presentation materials
  • Development and preparation of technology tutorials for non-technology audiences

Solutions

Why Consider a Consultant?

  • Targeted projects that canít justify full-time headcount additions
  • Looming project deadlines / scarcity of resources
  • Pop-up opportunities that need immediate attention
  • Outside perspective and input (forest vs. the trees)
  • Budget and cash flow efficiency