Strategic Business Planner
University liaison for Sony, identified researchers and led R&D groups in search of sponsored research projects. Developed research proposals that led to three grant awards. Administered two “Call for Proposals” requests to top US Engineering Universities, participated in technology reviews to identify the best responses. Drafted a successful Request for Information document to place a prototype energy management system in a DOE sponsored US field trial. Supported an international project team as a Planner for the trial. Devised a strategy to select emerging technology areas for Sony, researched desired technologies and provided reports to R&D teams.