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

Product Development, Innovative Product Development, CAE Driven Design, Engineering Management

ID: 737383 Massachusetts, USA

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A product development professional with a record of building teams and developing innovative products, utilizing a CAE-driven design approach. Extensive background in child restraint systems. A long history of leading teams with integrity, product development management, budgets, market strategy, and more. The go-to expert in this industry.

• Engineering Management
• Design for Manufacturing
• Adapting Scope Change
• FMVSS 213 & ECE R129
• Injection Mold Tooling
• Metal Fabrication
• Mechanical Design
• Self-Motivated
• Multi discipline collaboration

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2016 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Technical Director of CRS (Child Restraint Systems) Department:
• Built and directed USA based CRS integrity engineering team
• Built and directed Holland based CRS simulation team
• Responsible to set CRS market strategy with Product Management
• Responsible to set new market strategy for CRS with Sales and PM
• Built and managed grounds up CRS design validation plan
• Developed and launched four new CRS products: one EU and three NA
• Responsible for advanced concepts research
• Presented at national and international conferences on CRS safety
• Connected with JPMA and NHTSA for awareness to industry wide issues
• Review pertinent competitive IP for clearance and opportunities
• Seven direct reports: Three in USA, three in Holland, One in China
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2013 to 2016 Employer: Kolcraft Enterprises, Inc. Title: Senior Program Manager Department:
• Create corporate Car Seat strategy and direction
• Built internal Car Seat team and development partners
• Lead all development efforts for the Car Seat category
• Lead development efforts on advanced stroller projects
• Built and managed all program schedules and budgets
• Attended Pertinent national and international conferences
• Connected with JPMA and NHTSA for awareness to industry wide issues
• Review pertinent competitive IP for clearance and opportunities
• Two direct reports: USA based design engineer and QA engineer
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2012 to 2013 Employer: IMMI Title: Lead Product Development Engineer Department:
• Lead all engineering efforts on NPD for all child segments
• Work directly with CRS manufacturers to achieve unique products
• Research consumer and manufacturer needs to identify opportunities
• Studying industry challenges and regulations to benefit NPD
• Direct junior engineers and CAD resources to support NPD
• Oversee all supplier PPAPs and quality concerns regarding new products
• Responsible for maintaining cost, timing, and government compliance
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to 2012 Employer: Dorel Juvenile Group Title: Design Engineer Department:
• Cooperate with ID firms to achieve renderings in line with project scope
• Responsible for using renderings to create CAD models for prototyping
• Cooperate with tooling shop and manufacturing to design in efficiencies
• Debug with crash simulation (FEA) and adjust CAD for Tooling
• Debug with crash testing and adjust tools for production
• Responsible for implementing new innovations in each new product
• Responsible for maintaining cost, timing, and government compliance
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2007 to 2008 Employer: Displays2go Title: Product Design Engineer Department:
• Receive direction from marketing and develop product concepts
• Create 3D CAD models from approved product concepts
• Send 3D CAD and Prints to Chinese manufacturers for quoting and prototype creation
• Debug prototypes, manufacturing process, and packaging prior to production release
• Travel to china to inspect and approve manufacturers and production start up

Career Accomplishments

Publications and Patents Summary
Co-Author of one research paper, presented at Munich’s international conference.
Inventor of several mechanical and energy mitigation patents for CRS.

Fields of Expertise

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