Bringing Compelling Designs to Production to Delight Consumers with Unique Products & Technology
Visionary Director of Product Design delivering award-winning designs to production working for Fortune 500 companies and consulting with startups. Known for leading transformational paradigm shifts to drive corporate vision and capture new market segments. Adept in managing product development lifecycle from concept to production by leading teams across multiple functions and geographies, reporting results to leadership and driving quality standards and regulatory guidelines. Innovative thought leader building strategic partnerships with high-profile customers (Amazon, Google and Apple) and high-quality global manufacturers to define product roadmap and meet milestones, budgets and deadlines. Multilingual communicator (Mandarin) and holder of multiple US patents.
Direct cross-functional teams through product development lifecycle from concept to production. Work closely with global manufacturers and managed external partnerships to define product roadmaps, manage all phases of product development and create / present results to leadership. Supervise cross-functional team of ranged from 5 to 12 Designers and Project Managers. Mentor and develop top-performing team of Designers.
Design consultancy with clients in consumer electronics, healthcare, medical device and transportation CA industries.
Consulted with clients on innovative industrial designs in consumer electronics, hardware, housewares, medical and health care industries. Managed lifecycle of multiple projects concurrently, coordinated schedules / resources and oversaw co-op program.
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