Adnan S

Computer Hardware Engineer - 20 Years of Experience - Near 77040


Computer Hardware Engineer


Houston, TX

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Summary An American executive based in Shanghai, China for the last six years with extensive experience in business strategy and business development in greater China, and other Asian countries. Expert in business strategy development for mobility segment, IoT, medical devices, wearables, mobility accessories, RPOS, other electronic devices, with keen interest in Robotics, Virtual Reality and Augmented reality. Experience in product definition development based on market trends and technology roadmaps. Products include notebooks, desktops, tablets, phablets, wearables, mobility accessories, RPOS, and other electronic devices. 20 years' experience in product development, product validation, manufacturing, supply chain operations, sustaining support, field quality and service. Expert in Organization management from conception to maturity. Started organizations from ground zero and also grown organizations from 40 to 200 in three years. Responsibilities include Organization structure definition, hiring, training and cross training, motivation, retention, and individual/organizational growth for fortune 50 corporations. A hands on, self-motivated, visionary, leader, Organization developer and a team player with a can-do-attitude. Detail oriented and methodical manager. Innovative problem solver. Brings extraordinary skills of vision of product and organization development, team motivation, mentoring. Customer focused to deliver best in class results. Have developed and managed cross functional organization from 20 to 150 team members. Extremely Effective win/win negotiator. Key Achievements * Product and Organization Development - Executive member of the team that grew Mobile phone development group at Hewlett Packard, China Development Center (CDC). * Delivered 51 programs in three years: 23 tablet and phablet programs, 12 notebooks, and 15 desktops in three years, with best in class quality. * Business Development - Identified RPOS and mobility accessories business opportunity, developed products strategy, started organizations at Hewlett Packard, China Development Center. Delivered 3x year over year growth in terms of number of products, revenue, and volume. * Product Strategy - Worked with CTO office, Palo Alto, on Robotics, VR/AR solutions, medical devices, and wearables as hp's next potential cutting edge innovation wave. * Design Innovation - Initiated "modular board" design concept and developed first design at hp Enterprise at TDC (Taiwan Development Center.) * Leading edge Technology - Member of the "Moonshot" team at hp Enterprise at Taiwan Development Center. * Leader and Mentor - Mentored several hp employees. Assisted them in achieving their short and long term goals. Successfully turned underperforming team members to above average performers. * Quality Strategy and Leadership - Lead Quality initiative and reduced field failure of commercial notebooks by 5% while managing a team responsible for delivering Intel and AMD's latest CPU and chipset in 14" and 15" commercial notebooks. * Quality Results - TDC Server group Quality Initiative - Reduced field failure rate at hp Enterprise, TDC, by 2.6% in one year. * Innovation - Intellectual Property: 20 submissions. 4 patents, 2 utility patents, and 14 disclosures. There are several IP's initiated by me but submitted by my team. * Innovative solutions and Technology leadership - Introduced internal WWAN antenna, fingerprint reader, and G-sensor technologies, and touchpad in 10" small form factor commercial notebook while managing a commercial notebook team responsible for small form factor and technology introduction. * Organizational Strategy - Product Lifecycle Development Process (PLDP) developed and implemented for Compaq. Product training material was distributed to over 2000 key personnel and 1,200 employees were trained. Innovative Business Solution and Product Development - Championed outsourcing for new product Development and Manufacturing at Whirlpool, resulted in reduction in time to market by 18 months. * Manufacturing Innovation - Led production project at Whirlpool where one-time outlay of $1.3m enhanced revenue by $15m per year for three years. * Creative Solution - Redesigned the manual packaging line, saving Whirlpool about $5 million during six months of its working life.







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