Control Data Corp
Advanced product development and management role for complex technical products. Cultivated customer relationships with such key accounts as DEC, Honeywell, NCR, and Mobil Oil. * Spearheaded development and market launch of the industry’s first, low-cost 1/2” GCR streaming tape drive (patented; cross-licensed by IBM) in 12 months. * Involved in design, engineering, business development, and launch of a new product that broke industry records for 12 years and provided $250 million in annual revenue at a gross margin of 72% and EBITDA of $43 million. * Key player in CDC becoming one of only three companies worldwide with ability to develop a certain tape transport product. Generated $60 million in revenues at a gross margin of 50%. * Two-time recipient of the President’s Forum Award for technical excellence, innovation, and leadership.