Performance driven professional, highly entrepreneurial, broad experience in new products market introduction, innovation, design, build and test of new M2M and IoT products, strong background in Telematics and Infotainment in the automotive field. Patents issued relevant to Fleet Management, Transportation and IoT solutions. MSc.Eng degree.
Solution Development * Product Development * Executive Management
Automotive Telematics and Infotainment * M2M / IoT * Big Data * Fleet Management
Analytical Thinking * Self-motivated * Customer-Centric * Independent * Negotiation and Collaboration * Exceptional Interpersonal Communication
Small business development
New product delivery
New product delivery
Business operations organization
Market research and analysis
Risk and feasibility analysis
Client and vendor relations
Superb communication skills
Developed and pitched a plan for an innovative [Product type] product, securing $[Amount] in venture capital funding.
Grew company staff from the initial [Number] members to [Number] members by hiring [Number] sales team members.
Expanded [Product type] line to include [Product type], which nearly doubled sales in one year.
Initiated [project] which resulted in [positive outcome].
Handled all functions related to [program].
Boosted company sales by [Number]% through an innovative [Strategy type] strategy.
Major projects include [Describe marketing projects].
Spearheaded the launch of [Number] products that optimize profitability by [%].
01/2016 to Current
Globitrak － Plano, Texas
Leveraging 20+ years in wireless systems, M2M and Automotive Telematics to assist companies and municipalities migrate their outdated infrastructure system to an IoT based platform.
Developed process analysis and technology design to generate and harvest required sensor data for water management projects.
Delivered detailed connectivity and power management analysis for choosing the appropriate LPWAN networking technology for Fleet Management and Asset Management solutions.
01/2015 to 01/2016
Senior Management ConsultantTMS － Plano, Texas
Responsible for Product Engineering and Management, developed and managed timelines, identified risks/issues and generated countermeasures for Toyota's Connected Vehicle Technology (CVT) program.
Drove the implementation, validation and integration of Connected Vehicle Technology product involving Tier-One suppliers and service providers as Panasonic, Verizon and the Telematics Service Provider (TSP) SXM.
Worked closely with internal and external customers to align Telematics' business and functional requirements with technical requirements that the suppliers can implement.
Performed systems requirements analysis to ensure that the Telematics components and systems from suppliers and service providers meet the system requirements of the Connected Vehicle Technology Program.
01/2005 to 01/2015
Senior Integration EngineerAlcatel Lucent / Goodman Networks － Plano, Texas
Developed deployment plans needed to meet projects requirements including scope of work and timelines for T-mobile 3G/4G deployment projects.
Coordinated and established resource plans, roles and responsibility matrix across internal and external project stakeholders.
Defined and developed system readiness (entry criteria), acceptance criteria (exit criteria) and acceptance test plans.
Monitored progress and results; Tracked issues and counter measures ; Communicated weekly project status report to all stake holders including third party service and technology providers.
Supported the engineering team's effort to perform VoLTE end to end network optimizations for services encompassing QoS and e2e network latency management, VoLTE network features, network performance, capacity management and user experience validation.
Performed customer trial activities for Alcatel Lucent Mobile NGN solution, comprised of the 5060 Wireless Call Server (WCS), Genband's G6 /G9 Media Gateway (MGW), and the integrated Wireless Element Manager (WEM) through the introduction of commercial traffic.
01/2002 to 01/2015
Chief Technology OfficerIntraGlobis Communications － Plano, Texas
Co-founded Globitrak, an M2M / IoT platform with patented solutions for advanced Telematics and Fleet Management system Architected and led the development of Fleet Management Solution based on IEEE 802.15.4 and Zigbee Pro stacks.
Led and supported the SW and HW development for onboard diagnostic application based on NXP's Automotive 32-bit MCUs - 51xx family.
Technologies/tools: Sensors, OBDII/CAN standards, SAE J1962, ISO 15765, MCP2515, TI-SN65HVD230-32, Linux, Eclipse IDE, Raspberry Pi , WL-520GU Gateway.
Shmuel Hovav Page 2 Created new revenue stream by implementing navigation and tracking system based on Inmarsat D+, and GSM/SMS/GPRS technologies.
Wrote business plan and raised seed funding of $1.5 million.
Successfully negotiated $20 million in funding for production facilities.
Created marketing strategies and materials that highlighted the advantages of the M2M sensor network technology tailored to end-user requirements, with particular attention to return on investment.
01/2000 to 01/2002
Program ManagerNortel Networks － Dallas, Texas
Managed functional teams in the deployment of 3G, WLAN and VOIP solutions for International clients including full validation and testing of wireless systems.
Developed cost models for program management, with detailed statements of work to be completed for customers.
Created responsibility matrices in response to RFP's from AT&T, AWS, Cingular, VoiceStream, US Cellular and others.
Managed customer relationships within Nortel with OEM vendors and subcontractors.
Presented, demonstrated and trained customers on Nortel's wireless products.
Master of Science: Engineering and Computer ScienceChalmers University of Technology － GothenburgSwedenEngineering and Computer Science Master's thesis in Video Web -conferencing.
U.S. Appl. \# 20130065603, Issued: March 14, 2013.
Complete fluency-reading, writing and conversing-in Hebrew and Swedish
3G, Asset Management, Automotive, business plan, Consulting, clients, Eclipse, features, functional, Gateway, GPRS, GSM, IDE, Inmarsat, ISO, Linux, marketing strategies, materials, MCP, navigation, network, networking, Nortel, process analysis, program management, progress, requirements analysis, RFP, SMS, validation, Video, VOIP
Patents U.S. Patent \#8,929,913, Issued: January 6, 2015. U.S. Appl. \# 20130065603, Issued: March 14, 2013. Languages Complete fluency-reading, writing and conversing-in Hebrew and Swedish