Building IoT Devices: From Smart Pill Bottles to Vending Machines
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Room 633 Mudd Hall
Vice President of Business Development
Intelligent Product Solutions
Senior executive, with a strong technical background and proven track record in rapidly growing high tech and software companies. Broad mix of functional and general management experiences in a high growth environment, spanning start-up to mid-cap public stages of enterprise development. Strong P&L orientation. Highly accountable and results oriented. Strong leadership, strategic, and change agent skills. Particular strength in transforming software engineering process into a competitive advantage.
Derek currently serves as VP of Business Development at IPS the 5th largest product engineering design firm on Long Island. He serves multiple roles within the organization with high focus on global business development.
He has also served as Director of Product R&D at Neohapsis and CTO at Computers By Design.
Earlier, Derek was a Senior Director of Engineering at Symbol Technologies, the leader in enterprise mobility solutions, a $1.6B revenue NYSE company. He co-founded CBD, Inc. in 2003 in order to apply this experience to assist emerging technologies in libraries and public schools. At CBD, he developed an award winning package for securing and managing public computers.
Specialties: Extensive technical, strategic marketing, sales and general management experience in the wireless, mobility and automatic identification industries.