Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

New Product Commercialization / Program & Project Management

ID: 739437 California, USA

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A successful leader experienced in Program Management, New Product Commercialization, and Design for Manufacturability, with a solid track record of delivering top-line growth, bottom-line productivity, and business process improvement. Consulting in streamlined Agile Stage-Gate; NPI Portfolio, Program, and Project Management, in the Food and Beverage / Consumer Products space.

- Seasoned operator in both fast moving, highly matrixed, multinational consumer product companies and small less structured “everyone wears multiple hats” start-ups.
- Knowledge and experience in Agile, Scrum, and traditional Project Management methodologies; Total Productive Management, Lean Six-Sigma, Lean Product Development, & Stage-Gate processes
- Experienced in managing organizational change across countries and cultures to turn around broken work processes, creating lasting change and sustained results.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1989 Degree: BS ChE Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Georgia Tech
Year: 1999 Degree: MBA Subject: Business Admin. Institution: University of South Florida

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2022 to 2022 Employer: Ripple Foods Title: Senior Director; Commercialization & Technical Service Department: R&D
Led process development, new product scale-up and commercialization, cost reductions, and co-packer technical service.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2019 to 2022 Employer: Curation Foods Title: VP Project Management & New Product Commercialization Department: Supply Chain
Led Supply Chain Program Management Office, driving operational improvements, streamline business processes, launching new products
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to 2019 Employer: Insulet Corporation Title: VP of R&D; Program Management Office Department: R&D
Led medical device Program Management Office, launched new products
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2016 to 2018 Employer: Beam Suntory Title: Senior Director R&D, Global New Products Department: R&D
Led world wide new product innovation teams across whiskeys, vodka, gin, rum, tequila, & cordials. (Jim Beam brands)
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2009 to 2016 Employer: ConAgra Foods Title: VP R&D; New Product Comm., Food Service New Prod., Pvt. Brands Bakery R&D, Process Dev. Department: R&D / SC
Led Supply Chain Lean transformation of technology commercialization process; led R&D of Private Brands bakery team, Food Service Product Development, Sensory Sciences & Testing, and Corporate Process Development teams.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1990 to 2009 Employer: PepsiCo Title: VP R&D; World Wide New Product Commercialization / Pkg. Dev. / Process Dev. / Eng. Tech Support Department: R&D
Led new product project management, package development, process development, water quality, and cost savings teams across carbonated soft drinks, juices & juice drinks, isotonic beverages, ready-to-drink teas & coffees, other high acid & low acid beverages.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP)
Certified Scrum Master (Scrum Alliance)
Planning Change and Innovation (NUI Galway)
Certified Lean Sensei (Villanova University)
Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (IASSC)

Fields of Expertise

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