Jeremy Youker

Work History

Work History
Jun 2015 - Present

Regional Director

Momentum Ventures, Singapore

Business development with cleantech focused venture capital firm looking to expand regional presence and value chain integration Independent on the ground business development and partnership engagement, including market/landscape research, extensive networking, market gap identification, with mission to quantify opportunity under a number of funding scenarios

Develop operations model, business plan, and anticipated financials for new operations incorporating local and regional government development plans, industry expectations, as well as existing and emerging local and global players

Operational, data mining, and market intelligence systems design and development

Market evaluation and application identification support to start-ups, initial screening and financial modeling of potential investments

Aug 2011 - Jun 2015

Director, Global Strategic Projects

United Technologies, USA

Insight driven executive leading several high visibility transformation projects across businesses and geographies requiring complex issue diagnosis and solution development skills coupled with highly developed ability to influence at multiple levels in a politically sensitive matrixed organization

Led a global push to drive device connectivity and a Software as a Service business model into a traditionally mechanically focused product

Developed and implemented comprehensive product development, marketing, and operations strategy to combat commoditization and turnaround multi-billion USD global business

Designed and led transformation of global modernization strategy, product development, and supply chain focusing on process alignment and optimization, and significant operations initiatives across a portfolio of 11 engineering, manufacturing, and parts centers

Deployed and managed digital global customer relationship management, sales, ordering, and product delivery platform

Aug 2007 - Jul 2011

Director, Sales, Construction, Engineering and Supply Chain

United Technologies, Hong Kong

Demonstrated success leading 100+ person organization responsible for all new equipment activities in Hong Kong and Macau, as well as supporting major high-rise and infrastructure projects globally from pre-tender, offer development, equipment design, costing, negotiation, sourcing, delivery, and field support with ultimate responsibility for a $90+ million P&L

Built a $350+ million cross continental supply chain with heavy focus on vendor management and quality improvement initiatives

Instilled strong continuous improvement organizational culture focused on process robustness, efficiency, and clear, visible metrics to grow high-rise support profit 8X and expand market coverage to over 40 countries while keeping headcount stable

Development, structuring, negotiation, and risk analysis of supplier and customer agreements; overseeing large strategic accounts

Jul 2005 - Feb 2007

Medium Voltage Technical Development Manager

Schneider Electric, Beijing

Led engineering and product development integration for joint-venture with formerly state-owned Chinese enterprise in Western China instilling Schneider quality management systems and controls. Oversaw technical activities for product line development from negotiating terms with local partner, recruitment, training, and management of new local engineering team and creation of new technical office, to design and production of final products for international markets.

Jan 2003 - Jul 2005

Technical Product Manager

Schneider Electric, France

 Managed budgets, resources, investments, and technical decisions of the product line management team; responsible for the overall performance, quality, cost, and product evolution of globally commercialized electrical distribution equipment. Oversaw local production sites and manufacturing transfer to China. Engineer

Jun 2001 - Jan 2003

Antenna Feeds Unit Engineer

Boeing Satellite Systems


1997 - 1997

Field Reliability Specialist

Mobil Oil Corporation, USA


1996 - 1996

Research

Research covering advanced robotics and manufacturing automation, and environmental science at leading universities in France and California

Education

Education
2011

M.B.A Honors

University of Western Ontario
2000

B.Sc Mechanical Engineering

University of California at Berkeley