Product Manager
HARMAN (acquired AMX in 2014), Richardson, Texas

  • Manage product lines focused on the Corporate vertical market, including a new product line created specifically to address the increased use of web conferencing platforms in meeting spaces.
  • Develop solution strategy and positioning based on market research, customer feedback, and input from global and regional teams.
  • Define and maintain product roadmaps that support the solution strategy.
  • Create market requirements documents and financial business cases to support and justify development of new products.
  • Create detailed product requirements and work with engineering teams to develop these products.
  • Collaborate with product marketing to develop the necessary marketing collateral and sales training material required to promote the products and solutions.
  • Evaluate the financial performance of the product portfolio and recommend corrective actions on anything that is underperforming.
  • Monitor competitors' activities to determine possible future directions for the products and solutions.
  • Establish and maintain senior level relationships with key suppliers.

2010 - Present

Acendo Vibe Overview

Acendo Core Overview

Sr. Project Manager
AMX, Richardson, Texas

  • Managed the successful execution of six product development projects resulting in 16 shippable products.
  • Oversaw multiple global product development teams through the entire development cycle, including transition into manufacturing.
  • Developed solutions to problems that have negative budget or schedule impacts.
  • Communicated project status to company management on a regular basis.
  • Tracked all project financials, including project expenditures and labor.

2007 - 2010

Manager, Product Development
SANMINA-SCI, Allen, Texas

  • Collaborated with product line managers to define the feature set and requirements for each product, provide technical information to customers, and create product documentation.
  • Supervised employees by planning, assigning, and directing work, encouraging and motivating them, conducting performance reviews, and addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Responsible for technical business development activities including customer needs assessment, customer presentations, technical market analysis, proposal creation, and customer negotiations.
  •  Provided guidance to engineers regarding the impact of their decisions on the design of the product.

2002 - 2007

Technical Team Lead, Product Development Engineering
Alcatel Optronics, Inc., Plano, Texas

  • Designed fiber optic modules and subsystems for both market-wide and customer-specific applications. 
  • Created system-level design of products that include optical, electrical, and software content.
  • Mentored engineers in optical and electrical design.

2000 - 2002

Test Design and Development Engineer
Alcatel USA, Inc., Plano, Texas

1998 - 2000


M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas


B.S., Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas


Proficientz B2B Product Management Training


Looking for a downloadable version?  Click here.