Creative, results-driven executive who can enhance today’s products whilst building tomorrow’s innovations. Skilled at understanding customer needs. Proven strengths building teams that deliver value on time and within budget. Works with C suite to intersect business strategies with technology to improve brand and drive company growth.
Mobile / Wireless
Accomplishments and Career Highlights
Truly a pioneer, consistently producing elegant product solutions to address complex enterprise scale problems, for Tier 1 network, telecom, and wireless infrastructure manufacturers. Has led R&D teams in US, Ireland, India and China in inventing AI mechanisms for policy management and network analytics and management products, developing three new product lines.
Responsible for disengaging US based subsidiary from China due to national security concerns. Created context-aware personalization server product and Ai based policy management enhancement for network management suite.
Bridges the world of private sector and academic for translational AI initiatives as having been a fully tenured STEM professor, Director Research for telecom systems and software group, and the 5th fellow for a Fortune 100 company.
Using dynamic object modeling and business rules to dynamically specify and modify behavior including context-aware dynamic policy selection for messaging behavior in an OAM&P environment.
P&L, Budgets, or Sales Performance
Innovation budgets from $10 up to $25 million. To date never exceeded budget.
Direct reports from 8-12 people running research labs with up to 120 indirects.
Relevant Skills and Experiences
• Prototyping new products
• Building, coaching, guiding high performance R&D teams.
• Tenured professor in Autonomics
• Patents for multiple products related to Autonomous Networks and Autonomous Policy Management
• Model driven engineering.
• AI and Linguistics, including Symbolics.
• Deep Neural networking knowledge
Depth of Industry Contacts & Relationships
• 20 patents issued with 30 more in process
• Over 360 refereed conference and journal publications, not counting keynotes, invited talks, etc.
• Extensive Chairman roles, key note presentations, newspaper publications, conference guest speaker appearances.
• Multiple Head of Patent Council assignments.
• Ongoing relationships with CEO, COO, CTO’s at major International companies.
Education and Certifications
Ph.D., “Enabling Autonomic Network Management Decisions using a novel semantic representation and reasoning approach. Waterford Institute of Technology.” May, 2008
Personality Attributes and AI-based Predictive Performance
Independent and decisive, logical and realistic, highly competitive and goal orientated. Needs constant challenge. Given a huge goal, and the appropriate authority and resources, they will happily achieve the impossible. Although they can be strong minded, they offer a practical, task focused, demanding approach to leadership.
Type of Opportunity Open to:
Excels at taking a concept, or just an idea, and prototyping, designing, developing and rolling out completely new technologies. Needs minimal supervision, able to conceptualize the business case and turn it into successful, profitable products.
A startup needing a chief technologist, an established company looking to diversify, a company looking to create new a division. This person can marry a business case, with AI and technology to bring product to market.
Location Current & Preferred
San Francisco Bay Area. (Relo possible)
$300k + Bonus, + stock etc. (depending on stage of company)