Engineering project leader profiles

  1. Irina Shamaeva

    Title
    Master Sourcer, Reseacher, Speaker, Boolean Strings, Sourcing Certification Creator, Recruiter, 41K+, @braingain
    Demographic info
    San Francisco Bay Area | Staffing and Recruiting
    Current:
    Founder, Teacher at Sourcing Certification, Partner, Chief Sourcer at Brain Gain Recruiting
    Past:
    Product Development Manager at Path-Wise Corporation, Director, San Francisco Office at MDL, Engineering Manager at Verge, Principal Engineer at e-Motion, Project Leader at Applied Biosystems, Research Associate at Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute
    Education:
    Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU)
    Summary:
    * Teach Sourcing, offer Standard Certifications * Run the largest community of Sourcers online * Sourcing/Name Generation projects * Chief Sourcer, Partner at a Recruiting Agency Recruiters, Talent Hunters, Staffing Managers, Sourcers, Researchers, Resourcers, Executive Search, Sales, Business Development Executives: Now widely accepted, in its 3rd year - Sourcing Certification Program. http://sourcingcertification.com Monthly Sourcing Guidebook subscription http://sourcingcertification.com/guidebook-registration Take the Exam http://sourcingcertification.com/exam-registration Sourcing classes on LinkedIn, Boolean, Google+ (etc) at the Training Library: http://sourcingcertification.com/webinars Colleagues: I have created and moderate the largest online global Internet Sourcers' Community, Boolean Strings http://linkd.in/HbKE0l (26K+ people) and http://booleanstrings.ning.com (6K+) Blog http://booleanstrings.com has sourcing tips, custom search engines, enjoyed 200K+ visitors by the end of 2012, 170K+ in 2013. Recruiters, Employers: I provide for Sourcing/Internet Research/Name Generation (hourly or per project); provide one of the highest ROI in the industry. Call to inquire about my availability. Corporate Employers, Potential Candidates: Brain Gain Recruiting http://www.braingainrecruiting.com has been connecting candidates and employers for over ten years. 95% of our candidates are interviewed by companies on average! We place senior level candidates in IT, and Consulting at global consulting companies US-nationwide. The majority of our jobs require 5 years+ experience, an advanced degree, and pay in the 6-digit range. Contact me: Irina@braingainrecruiting.com 1-510-233-9493 PDT Twitter: http://twitter.com/braingain Google-plus: https://plus.google.com/+IrinaShamaeva
    Irina Shamaeva
  2. Steven QIN

    Title
    Semiconductor and Wireless Communication Professionals, Consultant
    Demographic info
    China | Semiconductors
    Current:
    Consultant in Semiconductor, Wireless and Electronics at Consulting Firm
    Past:
    Business Manager, RPO Hightech Hardware/Semiconductor/Telecom at Career International, Marketing Director, Engineering Director at Fabless IC / ASIC / Semiconductor, Business Planning Manager/Director, WCDMA Solutions at Cosmobic, Manager, WCDMA Platforms, Global Deputy Project Leader at Infineon Technologies, Section Manager, GSM Chipsets, Digital Cordless Chipset at National Semiconductor, Project Management, Wireless System at Motorola Solutions
    Education:
    Huazhong University of Science and Technology, The University of Hong Kong
    Steven QIN
  3. Bill Brown

    Title
    General Manager, Zimmer, Puerto Rico: passionate Senior Operations Executive focused on excellence
    Demographic info
    Puerto Rico | Medical Devices
    Current:
    General Manager at Zimmer Manufacturing, BV
    Past:
    Vice President of Manufacturing and Operations, North America (Medical Devices) at Ossur, Vice President (VP) of Manufacturing and Operations, North America at Ossur, VP Manufacturing at YKK (USA) Inc., Vice President (VP) of Manufacturing at YKK (USA) Inc., Chairman at Middle Georgia Manufacturing Council, Director, Worldwide Quality and Lean Manufacturing at Eastman Kodak, Director, Latin American Tech Center (Manufacturing) at Eastman Kodak, Manager, Manufacturing Engineering and Quality at Eastman Kodak, Platform Business Manager (Manufacturing Unit) at Eastman Kodak Company, Manager, Product and Manufacturing Engineering at Eastman Kodak, Manufacturing Plant Manager, Monterrey, Mexico at Eastman Kodak, Manufacturing Plant Manager at Eastman Kodak, Quality Assurance Project Leader, Brazil at Eastman Kodak
    Education:
    APICS, Kodak Six Sigma Institute - Black Belt program, University of Rochester - William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, Penn State University, Pennsylvania State University-Erie Campus
    Summary:
    * Plant Management & Start-ups * International * Multi-site * P&L * General Management * Organizational Development * Strategic Deployment (Hoshin) * Balanced Scorecards * Team Development * Performance Management * Lean Manufacturing * Six-Sigma * Change Agent * Quality, Productivity Improvement * Quality Leadership * Process, Project Management * Product Development * ISO-9001, ISO-13485 * Supply Chain * Low to High Volume Manufacturing * Product & Component Manufacturing * Spanish Versatile leader, demonstrated accomplishments in manufacturing, quality, & operations -- develop organizations, drive product & process excellence, deliver improved business profitability. Over 30 years in demanding production environments. P&L, multi-site, 6 years in Mexico & Brazil; experience in China, now living in Puerto Rico. Recognized coach & mentor; change-agent using Lean, Six-Sigma. Current passions include: Applying world-class processes to drive full employee engagement, creating a culture obsessed with excellence, deploying current best practices to achieve breakthrough levels of performance in all KPI’s, and leading a turnaround of mature manufacturing site in Puerto Rico. Skills & highlights: • Leadership: 1300 employees, multi-sites. • P&L: $150M; significantly improved profits. • Plant Start-Up, Management: Greenfield plant - Mexico. JV - China. Lean factory - US. • Strategic Deployment: Hoshin expert. Delivered $53M in productivity globally. • Plant Turnaround: Increased margin $6M, quality 50%, lead-time 30%; coordinated over 50 projects in 1 year. • Quality Systems & Continuous Improvement: Reduced defects over 50%, on 3 occasions. Built new ISO 9001:2000 quality system. Certified Quality Manager, Black belt. • New Product Development: Launched Latin American Tech Center for new product commercialization in Guadalajara, Mexico. Launched new products. Reduced development time by 80%. Produced $4.5M incremental sales. • Organization Development: Coach, developer of high performance teams; balanced scorecards, personal commitment to each employee. • HR: Promote diversity & recognition. • Integrated Supply Chain: Purchasing / planning, through manufacturing, to warehouse / distribution. • International: 6+ years as ex-pat; led Lean, Quality initiatives globally. Conversant in Spanish. • Manufacturing: Medical class II devices, electronics, metal & plastic fabrication, assembly; low to high volume, high mix.
    Bill Brown
  4. Brian R. Rayve

    Title
    Owner, Invention Patenting Group
    Demographic info
    Greater Salt Lake City Area | Legal Services
    Current:
    Invention Consultant at Invention Patenting Group
    Past:
    CEO at Sebastian B. Macaw Entertainment Network, Patent and Trademark Attorney at Law Office of Brian R. Rayve, Associate Patent , Trademark, and Copyright Attorney at Mallinckrodt & Mallinckrodt, Design Team Leader at Alcoa Closure Systems International, Inc., Engineering Manager at Hill Rom, Engineering Manager at Midmark Corporation, Project Engineer at Euclid Corporation, Manufacturing Engineer at Lear Siegler Company, Co-Op Engineering Student at Hobart Brothers Company
    Education:
    The Ohio State University - The Max M. Fisher College of Business, Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, University of Cincinnati
    Summary:
    Helping independent inventors protect and profit from their inventions and new product ideas through my company the Invention Patenting Group at http://www.InventionPatenting.com. Additionally, helping "lesser known" charities get more exposure through Sebastian B. Macaw Charities at http://www.SebastianBMacaw.org.
    Brian R. Rayve
  5. Vikas Gupta [14K+ LION]

    Title
    Global Head (Engineering, Cloud Technology and Strategy), Thinker, Designer, Cloud Convergence Strategist and Evangelist
    Demographic info
    India | Computer Software
    Current:
    Vice President (Strategy) and Chief Technology Officer at Clout Lattice
    Past:
    Head (Engineering, Cloud Technology and Strategy) at Neova Solutions, Principal Consultant (CTO Cloud Strategy) at Clout Lattice Consulting, General Manager and Global Practice Head (Cloud Computing) at MindTree Ltd., Lead Program Manager (SaaS strategy-consulting) at SaaS product startup, Senior Program Manager (Program Director role) at Microsoft, Group Manager at Infosys Technologies Ltd., Programme Manager (New Products) at iSOFT PLC, Product Development Manager at Cyber Associates, Project Leader at Sahani Computers P. Ltd., Programmer Analyst at Forbes-Spirax Marshal
    Education:
    Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt University, Project Management Institute, USA, University of Manchester, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Padmashree Dr D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, University of Pune
    Summary:
    A cloud convergence strategist and professional with ~20 years of core technology experience in leadership positions with top product and services multi-nationals like Microsoft (US), Infosys(India) and Mindtree(India). I have helped several enterprises and eminent cloud startups in setting up operations and planning swift reach-to-market product-services. I am passionate about helping customers select the right solutions, the right technology stack based on accessible skills and the target market segments to create a differentiated offering. I specialize in designing global strategies for Cloud Computing and Multi-domain convergence viz.; Automotive-Mobility-Cloud, R(e)tail-Mobility-Social-Cloud platform extensions for US, EMEA and APAC regions. Building engagement platforms for enterprises and social network platforms has been my forte. My thought papers on Application Platform as a Service (aPaaS) and Business Platform as a Service (bPaaS) using SCAD(Social-Cloud-Analytics-Devices) philosophy, have won many accolades. A certified Project Management Professional and business expertise in strategic planning with full P&L responsibilities, i am tough, fair-minded executive with knowledge, experience and ability to complete difficult and complex transactions with attention to detail. Tech Blog "Rendezvous with my quantum-selves" at vikasjee.wordpress.com and at bit.ly/CldRengg3. Visit my SaaS Linkedin Group (http://bit.ly/SaaSNetworker). Evangelism: - Speaker at Connected-Cloud Conference on “REST Architectures & Polyglot Persistence for Elastic App Platforms”, Jul'12 - Keynote Speaker at International Cloud Developers’ Camp on topic “Cloud Architectures for Alpha Dogs”, Nov'11. - Cloud Panelist at International Telecom Conference on “Role of clouds in telecom strategies”, covered by Zee Business TV-news broadcaster, Sep'11. - Cloud Panelist at PMIs International Cloud Conference, on “Fine tuning project management processes for Cloud Projects”, Sep 2011.
    Vikas Gupta [14K+ LION]