Summary

Over 8 years of technical B2B experience in high tech environment with experience in technical marketing and project management.  Specialized in product life cycle phase 3/4 (demo) planning and execution from infancy to launch leading to market penetration from zero to 20%.  Achievements recognized by executives with a General Manager Award for relentless and dedication towards success.

Work History

Work History
2006 - 2009

Product Marketing Representative / Product Demo Manager

KLA-Tencor
  • Increased market share from zero to 20% for a strategic product by managing and executing product life cycle (PLC) phase 3/4 (demo) projects successfully
  • Accomplished 80+ prototype demos for major customers with >90% customer acceptance rate by leading a team of highly skilled engineers to project completion
  • Established effective presales process and responsible for its rollout to international offices which resulted in efficiency improvement by 3xfactors
  • Managed key customers from presale to post-sale engagements which resulted in invaluable relationships and long term success
  • Engaged with sales team in identifying business opportunities
  • Developed product collaterals and competitive presentations which provided crucial knowledge for executives strategic planning
  • Coordinated cross-functional collaborations which played a key role in demo success
  • Managed team budget expense to reduce cost and increase spending efficiency
2002 - 2006

Sr. Applications Development Engineer

KLA-Tencor
  • Winner of prestigious General Manager (GM) Award
  • Managed effective live product demonstrations to key customers
  • Developed, implemented and taught certification programs
  • Provided pre- and post-sales technical support including: presentations, technical training, demonstrations and evaluations
  • Interfaced with marketing, engineering and customers to define new specifications for new generation products
May 2000 - Aug 2000

Process Engineer Intern

Intel Corporation
  • Accountable for process control qualification (PWQ) using metrology tool (MetaPulse) which resulted in process parameters acceptance and tools released for production
  • Performed statistical analysis with Excel macro codes on film thickness data to qualify metrology tools to production specifications
1997 - 1998

Product Engineer

Novellus Systems
  • Performed structured and comprehensive tests on software applications
  • Executed test plans within tight deadlines

Education

Education
1999 - 2001

M.S.

Washington State University
  • Graduate Fellowship
  • University Govilla Scholarship Recipient
  • Washington State University Honors Program
1992 - 1997

BS

Kansas State University
  • National Dean’s List Honor
  • Certified Engineer in Training (EIT)

Skills

Skills

People Management

Project Management

MS Word / Excel / Powerpoint / Outlook

Japanese

Chinese (Mandarin)

Certifications

Certifications

Certified Engineer in Training

N/A