Don is a passionate product strategist whose driven and led teams through roadmap alignment to execute growth in global competitive markets across numerous CE (Consumer Electronics) categories. Partnering with both emerging brands and multi-billion dollars publically traded brands, Don has retained a diverse knowledge for solving complex consumer, business and channel puzzles.
After 25 years of strategic and financial responsibilities for global Product Development and Product Management teams, he’s pivoting to focus on guiding and mentoring the next wave of start-up innovation. With a spirit that challenges the status quo, his creative thinking and deep expertise helps craft custom solution paths.
He has earned a track record for delivering exceptional results by identifying opportunities and delivering actionable plans, with specific emphasis on:
– IP(intellectual property) strategy; Product concept filter; Far East supplier analysis
– Market, consumer, and competitive mapping (how deep is your moat really?)
– Channel strategies with keen emphasis on buyer KPI’s and working capital