Alan Wu

  • New Taipei City, Taiwan
Alan Wu

Program manager team leader

Work History

Work History
Jan 2013 - Present

Program Manager Team Leader

Garmin International

• Provides leadership to seven team members - program managers in Automotive OEM and Personal Navigation Device development.

• Manages company relationship and establishes communication platform with Automotive OEM customers and partners.

• Lead next generation product design at Garmin between Taiwan, Kansas (US) and Wurzburg (Germany) teams.

• Reports program development status to the Executive Management Board.

• Contract and Partnership management in APAC.

Dec 2010 - Dec 2012

Automotive OEM Program Manager

Garmin International

• Provides program leadership in developing multiple Automotive OEM solutions - Toyota Southeast Asia, Honda Southeast Asia, Panasonic partner program, JVC Kenwood partner program, Daimler APAC solution.

• Manages company relationship and establishes communication platform with Automotive OEM customers and partners.

• Facilitates technical discussions with Garmin and Automotive OEM customers/partners for consensus and issue closure.

• Controls program master plan and execution with multiple Project Managers and cross-functional internal teams, which includes Engineering, Marketing, Manufacturing, Customer Care, and Operations.

• Assists in contract review and negotiations.

• Participates in discussions with partners to generate new business.

• Reports program development status to the Executive Management Board.

Aug 2008 - Dec 2010

Handset Program Manager

Garmin International

• Provided overall leadership for multi-national, multi-region hardware and software teams to develop multiple Garmin-Asus handsets using Microsoft Windows Mobile and Google Android operating systems. The teams are located in Taiwan (Garmin Asia, ASUS), Kansas (Garmin US).

• Successfully executed multiple product launches in Western European countries (UK, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, and Austria) while also provides technical support and expertise to ASUS to launch in Asia Pacific countries (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Australia and New Zealand) - generating multi-million revenue with over 100K units.

• Customer program manager interface with New Zealand leading Telecom NZ for direct program planning, development and support towards product launch.

• Controlled the product master schedule and program execution with multiple software project managers and project coordinators in US and Taiwan.

• Provided day-to-day technical expertise & facilitated technical discussions between Garmin & ASUS hardware and software teams for technical consensus or issue closure.

• Reported project development status directly to Garmin management board.

Jun 2007 - Jul 2008

Application Engineer

Xlerate Technologies Ltd.

• Develop web based fleet management application for New Zealand fleet customers. • Fleet data collection – technology and unit data, operational data, past outages, spending, operational problems. • Management and maintenance of OEM unit specific operation and maintenance data in

• Fleet data collection – technology and unit data, operational data, past outages, spending, operational problems. • Management and maintenance of OEM unit specific operation and maintenance data in

• Management and maintenance of OEM unit specific operation and maintenance data in Event and Plant Database.

• Creation and maintenance of basic product structures for allocated OEM fleets in

• Support Product Centers for maintaining Event Database of OEM units.

• Independently execute the assigned tasks within the agreed objectives of the position.

Education

Education
2003 - 2006

Bachelor of Science (BS)

University of the Witwatersrand