Vice President Corporate Development, Strategy and Marketing
Headquartered in Warrendale, PA, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. is a US affiliate of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation of Japan, and serves the North American power systems, rail transportation and water treatment industries with electrical and electronic products, systems and services. Products include gas circuit breakers, vacuum circuit breakers, power transformers, gas insulated substations, power electronics and electricity transmission technologies, generator services, nuclear power plant control systems, ozone water treatment systems, uninterruptible power supplies and rail transportation equipment.
Over 30 years of experience identifying, evaluating, commercializing, marketing and managing investments in emerging markets and technology as a global corporate development and marketing executive executive, private equity adviser and successful technology entrepreneur. Experience leading global M&A activity and strategic planning in energy transmission & distribution, SmartGrid, SaaS, data analytics, network security, communications, software and engineering services. Expertise developing fund-able business plans, financial models and investment presentations for emerging technology companies. Successfully secured early stage investment capital. Consults with business accelerators and universities on building entrepreneurial ecosystems to better commercialize funded research. Presently leads all Corporate Development and Marketing activities as Director at Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEPPI) responsible for strategic planning and growing the North American business. Member of Blue Tree Allied Angels, with $32 million invested in 42 companies, involved with identifying and screening over 1000 investment opportunities Board member of several privately-held tech. companies. Previously VP of Corporate Development for FORE Systems / Marconi plc., a multinational technology company with $8 billion in sales. Led an international team responsible for recommending, evaluating and negotiating equity investments, strategic alliances and acquisitions worldwide, including due diligence and integration. Co-founder and Engineering manager at Teleprobe Systems which developed test and monitoring systems for the communications industry. After a successful IPO, Teleprobe was acquired by Harris Corp, served as Product Line Manager with $20 million P&L.