I have led both large international businesses and early stage startups to extraordinary results. Most recently I led a startup backed by Sequoia Capital and others to a successful exit. I am now looking for a CEO position in either a private or public company.
Mar 2004 - Present
Luxim develops, manufactures and sells the world's most efficient light source, achieving over 144 lumens per watt. Luxim lamps, LIFI, are used in projectors, stage lighting, instrumentation and street lighting.
Jan 1999 - Present
netComponents is the worlds largest destination for the sourcing and procurement of electronic components with the industry's largest database of worldwide electronic component suppliers inventories.
Apr 2004 - Mar 2009
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Miradia is a fabless semiconductor company focused on MEMS technology with the first all silicon micro mirror array for the Projection Display market. Recruited entire senior staff, revamped engineering team, reformatted product line, and achieved top tier customer design wins. Additionally, we raised Series B and C rounds of financing with significant valuation increases from some of the most influential partnerships in Silicon Valley. Finally, I negotiated the acquisition of Miradia by Touch Micro-Systems Technology, a subsidiary of Walsin Lihwa Corporation.
2000 - 2004
Vice President and General Manager
Provided optical components and systems to the Instrumentation, Solar, Thin Film Coatings and Consumer Electronics. Grew division's revenue to nearly $300 million, increased operating profit and successfully launched several new products from lab environment to full scale production.
1999 - 2000
Vice President of Sales and Mktg
Flex Products (acquired by JDSU)
Provided thin film optically variable pigment (OVP) used in the Currency and Brand Protection markets. Created a new strategy which significantly increased sales. Established OVP as a leading counterfeit protection on all major world currencies and successfully launched new products in the Brand Protection market.
1997 - 2000
Internet based vertical portal serving the Electronic Components industry. Revenue stream came from advertising and brokered sales. Created Distributor Inventory Search which is still in use today by industry leaders. Negotiated acquisition of ESource by an Electronics Distributor and online components broker.
1997 - 1999
Director of Worldwide Sales Channels
Led Raychem's global network of sales representatives and distributors focused on passive and electro-mechanical components for the Electronics, Aerospace, Medical and Telecommunications markets. Achieved consistent sales growth and optimized the distributor networks in Europe and Asia.