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Mohammad A. Rab 1 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ OBJECTIVE Seeking a VP ~ Director level position in Engineering, Business Development/Operation or Product Development to leverage 20 years’ of global executive, engineering and project management expertise in cross-functional, multicultural, matrix organizations in semiconductor, hardware, telecom, wireless and power supply sectors in USA & Asia HIGHLIGHTS 15 years experience at Intel USA with increasing responsibility in CPU, system, platform, product engineering & project management leading to volume manufacturing with 10 years in Pentium and Itanium processor design & validation 4 years experience leading two Wireless Internet and telecom power solutions Startups in Asia BS in EEE, MS in CSE, US Citizen Hands-on expertise in managing product life cycle from concept to manufacturing through end-of-life Demonstrated success of shipping wireless, netbook and telecom power products in an NPI environment Adept in building partnerships through collaboration & third party vendor management Cross-disciplinary expertise in sales, marketing, planning, budgeting, P&L and financial turnaround Multiple team management experience at multiple, geographically dispersed sites Strong technical background in PC, server, storage, network, power supplies, battery and mobile wireless Experience managing Windows, UNIX, Linux based application & embedded software, firmware & driver development PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SILICONSMART : Startup Engineering Director 8/12 - Present Background: SiliconSmart is a telecom solutions/service company targeting emerging markets Rolled out ZTE LTE base stations for Ollo wireless, led product development for off-grid power supply solutions Returned to USA in September, switched role to engineering consultant GREEN ENERGY MANAGEMENT SERVICES : Startup, now subsidiary of ATPL, India Director of Engineering & CEO 8/11 – 7/12 Background: GEMS sells telecom power infrastructure equipment & services in Bangladesh, where half of the 100 million users live outside of the electric grid. Joined team to stop the hemorrhaging after it burnt through $3M initial funding; rebuilt the team, developed new products and won back lost customers; earned ‘Vendor of Choice’ designation from telecom partners in six months Brokered Deal to Avert Bankruptcy Broke ice between bickering local and foreign partners as chief negotiator; brokered terms of settlement for minority shareholder buyout, led team in legal and financial due-diligence, earned regulatory approval, raised additional $2.5M Formulated New Product Strategy through Innovation Led task force to accelerate product innovation working closely with Italian and Indian OEMs Perfected in-house, customized solution for Solar-Hybrid solution for off-grid cell sites Delivered Winning Strategy Delivered ‘come-back-from-behind’ strategy and the ‘go-to-market’ plan Mapped out customer pain points, and exceeded expectations in resolving all, got rewarded with repeat orders Instituted Operational Excellence Rebuilt team, conducted training, prioritized tasks and implemented standard project management practices Rebuilt trust with product recall, warranty extension, root-cause findings and through overreaching communications Delivered Financial Turnaround Reversed customer order cancellations, rebuilt strong sales pipeline, brought in $10M in sales, $2M net Established premium pricing for products and services with customers wanting for more HEWLETT-PACKARD : South Asia Country Manager 11/10 – 7/11 Background: HP’s weakness in the enterprise space had spilled over to its ‘bread and butter’ printing and personal computing business. Executive management shakeup and Oracles’ refusal to support HP’s top of the line servers exacerbated the problem. 2 Mohammad A. Rab Cupertino, CA 95014 | (408)-681-9595| email@example.com _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Formulated and Implemented Effective Sales Strategy Leveraged HP’s global expertise to launch new service business in the region for HP and non-HP products Increased 9-months’ sale by 27% YOY to $78M Strengthened Organization, Improved Partner Management Revamped presales and customer care, signed up partners, expanded channel and enhanced incentive programs Implemented ‘One-HP’ mindset among quasi-independent Enterprise, Personal Systems & ‘Printing & Imaging’ groups Fired on All Six Marketing Cylinders Arranged seminars, training sessions, on-site visits for partners & customers and financing for consumer purchases Flew in regional experts to fix a high-visibility national clearinghouse datacenter crash in record time; Disaster recovery response earned kudos, helped win other large ‘Digital Bangladesh’ projects BRACNET : Startup, now subsidiary of KDDI, Japan Director of Engineering & CEO 11/07 – 10/10 Background: BRAC (brac.net) is the world’s largest non-government, development organization helping 126 million people in 11 countries. BRACNet, BRAC’s technology wing, aimed to eliminate ‘digital divide’ by making internet affordable to all. However, it faltered and burnt though $7M of funding. Joined team to steady the ship Established Financial Discipline & Turnaround Led company back to ‘Basics’ by refocusing on core competencies, venturing into new opportunities and trimming expenses; Established meritocracy and ‘pay per performance’; instilled zeal and passion in everyday work Increased sales 8X to $7M, turned $1.5M loss in to $1.2M profit Left company at a very strong financial position with $15M new annual service contracts Secured Additional International Funding, Built Next Generation Infrastructure nd Built new business model and marketed globally, won $8.5M funding from KDDI - Japalargest Telco Rolled out nationwide WiMax, municipal WiFi, ‘Fiber to the Home’ and radio backhaul Led Project Management Led by example managing multiple projects and multiple project managers - delivered each under budget and under cost Saved $8M from budgeted CapEx through R&D and contract negotiations with US and Asian OEM partners Lived up to High Social Expectations – Internet for the masses Won Intel’s exclusive country distributorship for ‘Classmate PC’, established 150+ solar powered rural Tele- Centers (Community Cybercafé), promoted telemedicine, distance learning & e-commerce, empowered ‘Info Ladies’ Ran an integral program marrying off low cost Netbooks and internet with solar power, micro-financing, local language content and ‘Teach the Teachers’ program nationwide; heralded a breakthrough in bridging the ‘Digital Divide’ INTEL : Santa Clara, CA, USA Technical Project Manager 8/92 – 7/07 (Also Program, Software & System Validation Manager, Product Development Engineering Manager, Architecture Validation Manager & Staff Design Engineer) Background: Intel has ~85% of the global market share for servers and PC processors. Played key role in Pentium and Itanium processor development as Staff Design Engineer; moving on to management, delivered several large projects on time and on budget Led Project Management Netbook: Passé now - big then! Delivered the Atom® Netbook under budget and under cost; broke through the culture of shunning ‘Not Invented Here’. Outsourced component design to ‘best of breed’ third parties to improve time to market and leverage lower cost resources. Cut down project cost by ~60% to <$30M and headcount & delivery time by half to 70 in 18 month. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, IPTV and 3G HSPA came at no cost to Intel freeing it up to do WiMax & the heavy lifting Centrino WiFi: Delivered Intel’s first wireless product with a bang shipping seven million units in the first nine months. Co-managed product definition and execution from concept approval through volume manufacturing. Program-managed hardware, embedded & application software and System & Performance Validation for multiple products. Ramped up volume manufacturing with Asian OEM/ODMs three weeks ahead of schedule saving $10M Mohammad A. Rab 3 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Championed Global Matrix Management Xeon Processor: Played key role in bringing up server chip design competency in India. Despite infrastructure, utilities & high attrition challenges, brought the Greenfield site to maturity in 18 months. Managed cross-functional, matrix teams at multiple sites in India, Israel, Malaysia and USA to fast-track knowledge transfer and design reuse. Delivered manufacturing readiness ~30% under budget saving $15M Itanium II processor: Led HP-Intel joint team in Ft. Collins, Santa Clara and Hudson to exceed silicon validation and manufacturing readiness goals. Married off HP’s expertise in high performance computing with Intel’s process and quality expertise to deliver the fastest ramp-up in Intel’s history. Intel had invested a billion dollar in Itanium, so doing the second iteration right was critical Pentium Processor: Led engineering teams in USA, Israel & Malaysia to deliver Pentium and Pentium with MMX processors to bring down defect densities at a historical low Achieved <150 defects per million against Intel’s avowed goal of 500 beating cost, ramp-up, yield and volume targets by >20%, increased bottom-line by ~$100M Centrino Wi-Fi/Atom Processor: Managed Israel/USA joint development team to deliver Centrino ahead of target. Leveraged Israel’s wireless hardware, Oregon’s application development, Folsom’s platform validation and San Diego’s integration, embedded software and technical marketing savvy to put Intel in the world’s wireless map Drove design wins from IBM, Dell, Sony and Linksys for Centrino and VIIV clients and soft access points. Managed Chinese/Taiwanese ODMs to successfully transfer 1stgeneration wireless to volume manufacturing. Captured zero-to-35% attach rate in nine months, grew top line by ~$150M Played key role in Atom wireless platform reference design wins for Apple TV and Samsung & Quanta Engineering Innovation Xeon: Proposed and got buy-in for testability features that confounded generations of chip designers. Devised and implemented a novel way to substitute functional testers costing multiple million of dollars each with structural testers that cost an order of magnitude less Resulted in up to 70% test time and 20% test and assembly Capex reduction and 10% gross margin improvement with total savings running in to hundreds of millions of $ Itanium II: Proposed and implemented a revolutionary methodology for on-the-fly regression configuration for multiple SKU’s and selective de-featuring to enable faster silicon debug. On its second iteration, Itanium emulated X86 hardware requiring a 10X increase in test vector size and tester memory. Together with save-restore and parallel threaded simulation, this on-the-fly feature reduced three weeks regression runtime to only 2 days Saved $5M in server CapEx and up to ~$20M in Opex through the end of the product life cycle Itanium/Pentium: Wrote ‘Micro Architectural Spec’ [Intel’s Red Book], designed the Level-2 data cache, root-caused & fixed a Pentium lines-down situation comparable in severity to the infamous ‘fdiv’ bug EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT AT STORRS MS in Computer Science and Engineering BANGLADESH UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering OTHER Elected President of an Intel Employee Group, raised $165k for education; established 'Robert Noyce Simulation Lab’ Taught 10+ courses at Intel University including ‘Performing to values’, ‘Effective meetings’ and ‘Constructive Confrontation’ with >95% student positive ratings SKILL SET/KEYWORD Matrix, International, Business Operation Development, Product Project Management, Manufacturing, 3rd Party, Hardware, X86 CPU, Server, Storage, Network, Design, Test Verification, Telecom, Wireless, Wi-Fi, WiMax, LTE, 802.11, Bluetooth, LTE, Semiconductor, Power Supply, Solar, Battery, Office, C, Perl, software, firmware, driver, Unix, API, Embedded, P&L
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