Founded in 1998, Next Vision provides consulting services in the area of Strategic Alignment, Channel Development, Customer Aquisition, Product Strategy and General Management. Product areas include professional engineering services, mobile devices, accessories, LBS applications, mobile applications, wearables and home infotainment solutions.
Operations, Marketing, Bus Dev, Capital Aquisition
Glucovation has developed a patent pending novel way to sense glucose and is in the process of creating a metabolic sensing system. This system is designed for the consumer market in the Health & Fitness segments. The sensor technology can also be taken into the Type I and Type II medical device markets. My primary work as their acting EVP, has been to develop a go to market strategy, building a recurring business model, secure financing and consult on legal matters.
Outsourced Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Bus Dev
Soundhawk empowers people to experience their world more clearly. Soundhawk is an expertly crafted, beautifully-designed wireless device that users can instantly personalize to improve their hearing in any environment. Founded by one of the world’s foremost hearing experts, Dr. Rodney Perkins (California Ear Institute, ReSound, EarLens), and built by former executives and engineers from Apple, HP, Amazon, and Palm, Soundhawk is backed by True Ventures, Foxconn and many leading Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. I have worked with their executive team on their outsourcing initiatives to ODMs, this forward and reverse logistics requirements and go to market strategies.
Strategic Consulting and Customer Acquisition
mVentix is a leading provider of smart training technology into the IT industry. Their unique SellPro solution gives customers a very scalable and dynamic mobile training platform. I work with the executive team on strategic initiatives and new business development.
Mobile Operator Strategy
Coolpad is the second largest Smart Phone manufacturer in China and produces over 50 different models per year. They have recently entered the Americas market and I have developed distribution, carrier and strategic relationships that have led to substantial incremental revenue.
Smartfish Technologies has a unique implementation based on patented technology for their keyboard and mouse products. I'm currently working with them to expand their market presence, secure capital and evaluate their patent portfolio.
Carrier Channel Development
Mogl is a mobile applications company focused on the restaurant industry and other venues. Scaling their user base is key to their success and leveraging the MNO channel to add users is a very cost effective way to grow their business.
OEM Channel Development and Software Services
Spectracore Technologies has a very unique middle ware implementation for enhancing the UI/UE for media center applications. Working very closely with Qualcomm to demonstrate a reference design that securely store content on a contextual basis from platform to platform, screen to screen, location to location.