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DAMON HOOTEN Phone: (727) 489-9321 Clearwater, FL 33759 Secret Clearance Cell: (321) 626-3149 firstname.lastname@example.org PROJECT MANAGER PROFESSIONAL Systems ~ Semiconductors~ Electronics ~ Aerospace ~ Medical Instrumentation ~ Safety DoD ~ WMD Detection ~ Hydrocarbon Exploration & Production ~ SCADA ~ Solar Energy Over 30 years professional experience, including Fortune 500 companies, recognized for: Working with innovators & securing patent protection for sponsors. Ensuring regulatory compliance in all activities for safe operation Recruiting, building & leading enthusiastic cohesive teams. Effective liaison and negotiation to provide seamless project charters and realistic plans from multiple stakeholders’ inputs. Introducing significant project cost savings while managing communications, risk, schedule, quality, procurement, and budgets. Identifying & supporting new business opportunities; then developing & delivering profitable products. Facilitating role of solutions partner to clients. Resolving complex problems to obtain results while leveraging continuous process improvement Test Engineering Product Engineering (R&D) Systems Engineering / Analysis Reliability & Maintainability Failure Analysis & Quality Assurance Project Management Mixed Signal ASIC Public Relations / Spokesperson Technical Trade Studies & Technical Writing Lab Management Instrumentations & SCADA Recruiting & Staffing Sales Engineering New Technology Evaluation ADDITIONAL KEY QUALIFICATIONS Hardware Design & Integration Military & Space Standards Budget Administration Test, Qualification & Manufacturability Forecasting & Planning Technical Recruiting Subcontractor / Supplier Liaison Technical Presentations Feasibility Analysis Wafer Foundry Liaison Requirements Definition Complex Logic Systems Yield Management Statistical Process Analysis Failure / Risk Analysis Department / Customer Interface Digital Signal Processors (DSP) Sustaining Engineering Programmable Logic Devices Technology / COTS Evaluation Systems Integration Total Quality Management Flight Vehicle Hardware Mission Support Activities Site / Field Installation Customer Configuration Fault Tree Analysis Electro-Static Discharge Testing Electrical Systems Design Drafting & Prototyping EDUCATION BSEE, Electrical Engineering University of Florida, FL System Safety & Reliability Analysis Engineering University of Washington, WA Business Management courses University of Houston, TX PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Held diverse engineering, lead and project management positions such as: Systems Development Lead – Constellation. Product Engineer – Harris Semiconductor (Intersil), AuthenTec Inc. Senior Principal Engineer, Aeronautics & Flight – Lockheed Engineering & Sciences Company Systems Safety Engineer – Boeing Company PRESIDENT/FOUNDER – DAHTech LLC, Clearwater, FL, 5/09 – present Collaboration – Working with University of Florida (UF) technology experts & Office of Technology Licensing to form business case for the commercialization of in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) instrument for medical & DoD bioweapons detection markets. Defined prototype requirements for proof-of-concept device, which was successfully completed and demonstrated. Mentored – Cross functional student teams in the UF entrepreneurship program for engineers, law, medical, & business pursuits in the marketing study & subsequent design & fabrication of a prototype instrument for IVD use as part of the subsequent IPPD project. Authored – Grant proposals in the ongoing pursuit for the needed startup & development capital. Presented – Company goals to outside venture capital principals & firms. continued DAMON HOOTEN Resume Page Two SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT LEAD – Constellation Technology Corp, Largo, FL, 6/04 – 5/11 Project Management - Led successful collaboration projects for integrated chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) payloads on both fixed and rotary wing unmanned aerial system (UAS) for Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and SOCOM. Team Builder – Assembled & managed cross-functional teams of techs to PhD scientists for special R&D efforts. Negotiated contractual teaming relationships with partner organizations such as Johns Hopkins, SAIC, and national labs such as Sandia and Brookhaven. Systems Development - Led redesign, integration, and test effort for surface acoustic wave (SAW) based detection system for chemical weapons. Managed extensive surety tests at Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) with chemical weapon agent samples. Authored white papers and winning proposals for evaluation and development of new technologies. Contracts/Proposals - Identified multiple opportunities and participated as PI or major technical contributor on successful proposal wins to further research or develop desired systems. Marketer - Pursued commercial new business opportunities for nuclear, biological and chemical detection system prototypes. Collaboration Management – Sought out, developed, and managed new technology collaboration efforts with university technical centers and government labs. PRODUCT ENGINEER – AuthenTec Inc. (Harris Semiconductor spin-off), FL, 11/98-12/03 Founder team member for start-up, managing testing, quality, and manufacturability for FingerLoc™ fingerprint imaging sensor. Spearheaded wafer foundry liaison, test design and management, reliability and ESD susceptibility studies, qualification, offshore production subcontractor transition, yield, and recruiting. FingerLoc™ successfully received multiple patents. Achieved shipment of over 1 million chips with no notable problems. Reduced FA cycle times from over one week to 48 hours. Identified limitations, which led to key design changes. AuthenTec now $80M revenue company. Testing: Managed test design, implementation, and management of complex logic system through biometric, probing, final and production test. Used Teradyne A5XX and Catalyst hosts with FIRMS/Insight. Product Development: Contributed to requirements definition and expansion to six sensor products, each representing dramatic reductions in production costs. Production Supervision: Transitioned to offshore test and production facility in Korea. Built and delivered test hardware, and liaised on production quality control. Customer Liaison: Traveled internationally to satisfy customer order specifications and fulfill critical order deadlines. Overcame yield challenges to meet goals and retain major customers. PRODUCT ENGINEER TEAM LEAD, Military & Space Products - Harris Semiconductor, FL, 9/95-10/98 Led test design, development, and manufacturing of custom ASICs. Directed team for prototype circuit, a silicon based fingerprint imaging device, FingerLoc™, which represented a new market category and would be the basis of a new company spin-off, AuthenTec, Inc. Directed test development for 14 Minuteman III part types. Received team Technical Excellence Award for contributions on silicon based fingerprint imaging mixed signal ASIC. Project Management: Coordinated test team from initial design of test solutions through design validation, part characterization, fault isolation, initial fabrication, special qualification testing, customer liaison, milestone adherence, and yield improvement. Applied Integrated Yield Management tools. Technical Liaison: Gained project recognition for success in cross-sector teaming. Attended regular status meetings to address specific customer issues. PROJECT LEAD / ENGINEER – Lockheed Engineering via Hernandez Engineering, Inc., 8/94-9/95 SR. PRINCIPAL ENGINEER – Lockheed Engineering & Sciences Co., TX, 7/83-8/94 Promoted to project lead and key policy maker for the research and development Controls Development Lab (CDL) in the Aeronautics and Flight Mechanics Division of NASA at Johnson Space Center. Transitioned to employ of Hernandez Engineering following re-compete of contract in 1994. Managed projects with budgets up to $3M for the Space Station, Shuttle Engineering Simulation Lab (SES), Flight Telerobotics Servicer Lab, Regenerative Life Support Research Facility, Robotics continued DAMON HOOTEN Resume Page Three Development Lab, and NASA’s T-38 Fleet. Provided mission support activities to control center. TQM team member. Projects addressed issues including testing, tool acquisition, digital signal processor design, proposal writing, system upgrade, instrumentation, and system, component and device design. Received group / individual awards and recognitions from NASA, Johnson Space Center, Hernandez Engineering, and Lockheed. Introduced project savings ($57k-280k); provided engineering and development on flight qualifying payload and general support computer for Space Shuttle; improved acquisition processes; overcame critical mission issues. Project Management: Directed activities from initial feasibility through acceptance. Managed project, which provided a modified laptop (payload and general support computer) for crew productivity enhancement and payloads control and other instrumented flight payloads. System Testing: Co-managed Flight Control Elements Testbed (CDL R&D lab), an interactive real- time simulation tool. Acquired tools for development of rapidly prototyped advanced flight control elements using embedded digital signal processors (DSP) and programmable logic devices. System Design: Completed design work for a DSP version Ascent Thrust Vector Controller as new technology demonstration element. Created instrumentation of regenerative life support research facility and subsystems using VME-based SCADA hardware and development software. Staffing: Performed recruiting, selection, and supervision of engineering teams (up to 12) for projects and to staff Aeronautics R&D Lab. Mentored and supervised summer interns. PR & Presentations: Represented Lockheed at tradeshows, in product marketing video, as a speaker at conferences, and in customer communications and training. Contracts & Proposals: Assisted in development of specs for elements of USAF Shuttle Operations and Planning Complex SOPC proposal. Assisted in evaluating vendor responses to request for quotes. SR. (PROJECT) ENGINEER – Control Applications, TX, 4/81-6/83 Facilitated design and integration of hardware elements of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems for pipeline applications. Oversaw specification of system elements, system integration, site installation and test, product definition literature development, and client training. SYSTEM SAFETY ENGINEER – The Boeing Company, TX, 3/79-4/81 Performed sneak circuit analysis and fault tree analysis on electronic systems in the Cruise Missile Program, B-52 Offensive Avionics, and TI HARM Missile programs. Performed detailed analysis of digital logic and computer circuitry to ascertain degree of safety expected in operation of signal flow for weapon deployment. EARLY EXPERIENCE: Sr. Field Engineer – Schlumberger Offshore Services, TX; Engineering Asst. – Regional Utilities Board, FL DAMON HOOTEN Phone: (727) 489-9321 Clearwater, FL 33759 Secret Clearance Cell: (321) 626-3149 email@example.com RESUME ADDENDUM TRAINING Project Management Total Quality Management Situational Leadership Management by Objectives Continuous Improvement The Collaborative Way PMP Certification (in process) Microprocessor Based Systems Distributed Computer Architectures in Simulation GRiDCASE 1500 Hardware Electronics Circuits Digital Design Verification J750 Test System Programming Digital Equipment VAX II Software Engineering ADA & C Programming Object Oriented Design LANs SPEAKING & OTHER ENGAGEMENTS Marketing presentation of nuclear spectroscopic noble gas downhole detector, Baxter International – 2008 Technical presenter – Homeland Security science officers, numerous functions – 2005 - 2010 Featured Speaker - NASA’s 8 Annual Conference on Quality and Productivity - 1991 Presenter - “State-of-the-Art Avionics Design with Integrated Rapid Prototyping Hardware and Software Toolsets” - Dual-Use Technology Transfer Conference and Exhibition – 1994 Presenter - “Rapid Prototyping in an Integrated Design Environment” - Joint Applications in Instrumentation, Process and Computer Control Symposium – 1994 Featured Speaker – Professional Development Association, Harris Semiconductor - 1997 Science Fair Representative – State of the Art Product Demonstration / Company Representation – Engineering & Science Fair, University of Florida – 1998 Professional Witness – Kirkley Schmidt & Cotten, L.L.P. – 1997 PUBLICATIONS Xenon Gas Spectroscopy Detection, A Comparison Of Neutron Capture Spectra Taken By A Constellation Xe 110 Detector And A 1” X 1” NaI(Tl) Crystal, Dr. Robert A. Austin and Damon Hooten, Constellation Technology Corporation, August 2006. 1 Botulin2m Toxin Dete2tion Using Al2aN/GaN High2Electron M2bility Transis1ors, Yu-Lin 3ang , B. 3 H. Chu , K. H. Chen , C.Y. Chang , T. P. Lele , Y. Tseng , S. J. Pearton , J. Ramage , D. Hooten , A. Dabiran , P. P. Chow , and F. Ren , October 2008. 1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 2. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, 3. Constellation Technology Corp, Largo, Florida 33777 4. SVT Associates, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
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