New product development leader possessing extensive experience building teams, products, and business relationships in the pursuit of innovation and excellence at the intersection of the consumer electronics and wearable technology industries. Track record of developing, mobilizing, and leading cross-functional teams to deliver innovative CE & wearable products under accelerated schedules while elevating the end-consumer experience. Broad experience
New product development leader possessing extensive experience building teams, products, and business relationships in the pursuit of innovation and excellence at the intersection of the consumer electronics and wearable technology industries. Track record of developing, mobilizing, and leading cross-functional teams to deliver innovative CE & wearable products under accelerated schedules while elevating the end-consumer experience. Broad experience managing overseas manufacturing and operations to deliver on high- volume solutions. Deep technology and systems architecture experience in the consumer and mobile spaces, with the ability to articulate challenging technical risk assessments paired with solutions to executive leadership.
Specialties: Wearable Product Development, Business Development, Product Management, Manufacturing, Mobile Device Development, Multi-disciplinary Engineering Design Management, Product Development
Director of Sensing Innovation, Nike+ @ Innovation roadmap and strategy definition.
Hardware Product Development strategy and delivery.
Shhhh.... From April 2015 to Present (7 months) Portland, Oregon AreaVP Product Development @ Quanttus is a Venture-backed consumer healthcare company commercializing a game-changing clinical-grade vitals sensing technology from the labs at MIT.
The vision is simple. We plan to change the way we view our personal health forever by combining next generation sensors and services. Super excited and looking forward to bringing our vision to fruition over the coming months. We are seeking thoughtful, curious, passionate people with talent in engineering, design, operations and more.
Feel free to reach us at [email protected]
Or check us out here: http://www.peoplethatmake.com/quanttus
Full list of job openings: http://www.peoplethatmake.com/quanttus/jobs
NPR Interview: http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/05/02/308754743/amid-the-device-hype-this-startup-is-taking-wearables-to-heart
Quanttus and the Rise of Boston's Personal Healthtech Cluster: http://www.xconomy.com/boston/2013/08/29/quanttus-and-the-rise-of-bostons-personal-healthtech-cluster/
Quanttus Dives into Personal Health with $22M from Khosla, Matrix: http://www.xconomy.com/boston/2014/02/24/quanttus-dives-into-personal-health-with-22m-from-khosla-matrix/ From July 2013 to March 2015 (1 year 9 months) Greater Boston AreaDirector of Product Development Engineering @ Responsible for integrated New Product Development Process, Architecture, and Execution across ME/EE/FW/SW/Test/QA.
http://www.fastcompany.com/most-innovative-companies/2013/nike From May 2012 to July 2013 (1 year 3 months) Portland, Oregon AreaProduct Architect, Digital Sport @ New Product Development Leadership for Nike's Digital Sport team (Nike+).
http://nikeinc.com/nike-fuelband/news/nike-fuelband-the-inside-story From May 2010 to May 2012 (2 years 1 month) Portland, Oregon AreaSenior Product Development Director @ Primarily responsible for Synapse technical, contractual, and business relationship with largest clients and programs.
Development Director for numerous concurrent Fortune 500 client programs from proposal phase to manufacturing hand-off.
Managed multiple cross-disciplinary development teams of engineers and project managers across all product development phases through manufacturing.
Responsible for top-down architectural decisions and bottom-up engineering development on product designs Synapse executed for multiple high-volume clients.
Directed engineered, validation, and manufacture of products and devices for a diverse client base including Nike, Apple, Microsoft, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, TomTom, and Yakima. From December 2008 to May 2010 (1 year 6 months) Program Director, Technical Lead @ Program manager and electrical design engineer for a diverse engineering product development consulting company. Our clients counted on us to deliver designs from prototype through manufacturing, with small and large volumes, from ideation to finished goods.
I worked directly with clients in a variety of product space including medical, consumer, and scientific equipment.
My duties at Synapse included electrical design from the ground up for both prototype and Product development, Project Management of long and short term product development and engineering efforts, and direct account and business relationship responsibility, growing a single client into the largest customer by revenue. I served as both engineer and project manager on several projects, while juggling numerous management and engineering efforts simultaneously. From July 2005 to December 2008 (3 years 6 months) Technical Associate, Optical Data Networks Research @ Lucent Technologies, Bell Labs, Holmdel NJ
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell_Labs_Holmdel_Complex From 2000 to 2003 (3 years) Holmdel, NJCo-Founder, Vice President @ Regional ISP with services including hosting and dial-up accounts. From 1997 to 2002 (5 years)
Bachelors, Electrical Engineering @ Bucknell UniversityMasters, Electrical Engineering @ Bucknell UniversityRed Bank Regional HS Jordan Rice is skilled in: Product Management, Wearables, Product Development, Cross-functional Team..., Engineering Management, Product Design, Program Management, Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Strategy, Business Development, Mobile Applications, Team Leadership, Design for Manufacturing, Embedded Systems, Project Management, Wireless, New Business Development, Management, Engineering, Technology Product..., System Architecture, Hardware Architecture, Electronics, Software Development, Electronics..., Product Lifecycle..., System Design, R&D, Leadership, Testing, Consulting, Firmware, Start-ups, Product Marketing, Strategic Partnerships, Electrical Engineering, Product Innovation, Semiconductors, RF, MEMS, Mobile Devices, Process Improvement, Integration, Embedded Software, Rapid Prototyping, Competitive Analysis, Medical Devices, Product Launch, Go-to-market Strategy
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