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ERIC PAUL ROSE, NPDP Page Two Mattel, Inc. El Segundo, California 1995 – 2000. Product Engineering Manager, Intel / Mattel Smart Toy Lab 10/98 – 7/00. Responsible for new product engineering and program management for Mattel’s co-venture with Intel Corporation, Intel Play. Reported to company's Chief Strategy Officer. � New products developed aimed at PC enhanced toy market. � Intel Play QX3 Digital Video Microscope was best selling technology toy of Christmas 1999. � Managed development expense and capital tooling budget in excess of $1.0M. (Mattel) Product Development Manager, Games 1996 – 10/98. Responsible for new product development and project management for the company’s line of Puzzles and Games. � Key member of core team launching new Mattel Puzzles and Games business in 1996. � Provide planning, vendor sourcing, and technical guidance in support of sales growth to $100+M business accomplished within 2 1/2 years post start-up. (Mattel) Product Development Manager, Disney Infant Preschool 1995 – 1996. Responsible for domestic product development and project management for Infant Preschool toys. � Recruited, hired, managed staff including, administration, CAD designers, and project engineers. Contracted and managed outside engineering firms. � Traveled to Hong Kong, China, Malaysia and Mexico in support of new product projects. Engineering Program Manager 1987 – 1995. Guardian Sunrise Medical. Simi Valley, California Responsible for the design, development, program and technical staff management for durable medical equipment. Company was largest U.S. manufacturer of aluminum crutches. Key successes included the NPD and launch of the company's first ever rolling walker and the NPD and launch of a line of all injection molded bathroom safety products offering customers the highest quality and lowest cost products in the industry. Various Design and Engineering Positions � Design Development Engineer 1986 – 1987. Brown Jordan, El Monte, California. Leading U.S. leisure furniture manufacturer. � Staff Engineer 1983 – 1986. Everest and Jennings, Camarillo, California. World’s largest wheelchair manufacturer. � Engineering Designer 1980 – 1983. Pharmaseal, Glendale, California. American Hospital Supply (Baxter) disposables division.
ERIC PAUL ROSE, NPDP Page Three EDUCATION MBA Pepperdine University, Culver City, CA, 1996. Elective in Entrepreneurship. BS College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1980. Industrial Design and Technology curriculum. Numerous continuing education courses including product innovation, engineering management, product development, plastic product design, DFMA, computer science, project management, leadership, public speaking, communications, creativity, and team building. ORGANIZATIONS University of Southern California, Guest Lecturer, Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, since June 2012. Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal Meetup. Founder, launched May 2012. Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business and Management, Adjunct Professor, New Product Management and New Product Innovation, since January, 2009. Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), Los Angeles Chapter, President, 2007–2008, Chapter Co-Founder. PDMA New Product Development Professional (NPDP), Certified September 2008. Received PDMA-LA Distinguished Innovator award for a lifetime of product innovation and building the Los Angeles product development community, May 2011. Tempo Plastics Company, Inc. Member, Board of Directors since 1986. Tempo is an expanded polystyrene custom molder providing product to the medical, automotive and consumer products industries. Executive consulting services provided in support of corporate growth. Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), Co-Chair, San Fernando Valley Branch, 1986 – 1988. PATENTS Named inventor on 70+ patents issued or pending worldwide in healthcare and consumer product industries. PUBLICATIONS Guest Blogger, California Women’s Conference. Series of blogs on invention and new product innovation, since June 2012. Contributing Author, The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course Product Development, Author, Andrea Belz, November 2010. Co-Author, “Product Obsolescence: Removing Parasites From The Portfolio”. PDMA Visions, March 2007.