Product Creation and Development
High School Drafting
1999 to 2002
was a start-up formed to create a 200 Disc, Dual Drive CD/CD-ROM/DVD Changer for consumer and business applications.
DC Motors, Timing Belts, Stepper Motors, Sensors, Gearboxes, SLA Rapid Prototyping,
Sheet Metal Stamping, Screw Machine and Injection Molding.
As Founder and Director:
Responsible for all mechanical systems and enclosures
Converted a crude prototype (with IP) from prototype to high- volume production in a start-up environment in 12 months (one patent disclosure).
Hired and managed a team of 8 Mechanical Engineers to create a production ready product with Injection Molding Tools, Sheet Metal Stamping Tools (both made in Korea) and Screw Machine parts.
Successfully established manufacturing in China.
Solved several interesting problems relating to shipping and thermal expansion issues.