Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Web Development, Database Driven Wrb Applications dDvelopment, Yahoo! Stores and Ecommerce Solutions

ID: 711291 Massachusetts, USA

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Expert has spent the past 20 years in engineering of surface mount technology (SMT) and hybrid microelectronics. He has concentrated on automated assembly and design for manufacturability. He founded AMTI (The Advanced Manufacturing Technology Institute) to provide a core group with the engineering expertise to design, develop, prototype, and test products with SMT design for manufacturability strictly enforced.

AMTI's principal business involves developing new products from schematic through printed circuit board layout, prototype production, bench testing, assistance with regulatory approvals, and engineering documentation for a smooth transfer into volume manufacturing. They concentrate on use of SMT and fine-pitch technologies to solve challenging design problems. In all of these areas, AMTI uses their combined knowledge of design for manufacturability to develop products that can be built at reasonable costs and provide robust performance.

AMTI's staff has extensive experience in electronic circuit board assembly production, both in commercial and high-reliability military and aerospace venues. Expert serves as a manufacturing consultant and has a proven track record in finding ways to improve manufacturing yields and boost efficiencies in SMT and through-hole manufacturing operations.

AMTI has provided consulting assistance to both large and small corporations. They have improved soldering yields to world class levels for their clients. They concentrate on the problems associated with wave and IR reflow soldering of surface-mounted parts and solder screening and reflow of fine-pitched SMT.

AMTI's basic service is to design, layout, prototype, and test complex high-speed mixed analog and digital products.

Expert is knowledgeable of the use of HTML programming language as well as background processes such as CGI scripts, JAVA, and others to build WWW pages. Currently, he runs two personal web sites and serves as Web master for two other commercial WWW sites. Expert especially likes to work on WWW design where his knowledge of electronics manufacturing helps tell the client's story on the WWW.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1966 Degree: B.S. Subject: Chemistry Institution: Old Dominion University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1993 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Web Developer Department:
Expert develops Web sites and e-commerce solutions for commercial and non-profit organizations. He promotes Web sites through search engine positioning and targeted Internet promotion. He developed the Web presence for the current leader in Internet marketing of home sewing equipment.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1985 to 1997 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner, Chief Consultant Department:
Expert founded AMTI and was the firm's Technical Director, which provided marketing research and engineering consulting to electronics manufacturers. AMTI specialized in providing electronics miniaturization assistance, including consulting, design and testing of new circuitry. With AMTI, he taught SMT and design-for-manufacturability methods for major corporations throughout the United States and around the world. AMTI consulting contributed to several dramatic corporate recoveries. Expert and his group developed Smart House wiring devices for Molex. He was granted a U.S. patent on Smart House innovations. Beginning in 1993, Expert's work became increasingly Internet-related, involving projects such as building a Web presence for electronics manufacturers, performing due-diligence analysis of product designs and manufacturing capabilities for corporate acquisitions, and benchmarking of best-manufacturing practices for SMT assembly operations.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1977 to 1985 Employer: Micro Component Technology (MCT) Title: Applications Engineer Department: Circuit Assembly Div.
Expert provided technical support and training to the field sales staff and representative organization, both in the U.S. and internationally. He also taught SMT design methods to MCT internal engineering staff to assist the company in its own deployment of the new technology.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1975 to 1977 Employer: San Fernando Electric Manufacturing Co. Title: Design Engineer Department:
Expert designed automated production equipment for the manufacturing of ceramic chip capacitors.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Expert belongs to HTML Writers Guild and
SMTA, the Surface Mount Technology Association.
Professional Appointments
He was National President of SMTA, Chairman of the Association's Standards Steering Committee, and Activities Chairman for the Santa Barbara chapter of the International
Society for Hybrid Microelectronics. Expert also served on the advisory and management board of the U.S. Navy Electronic Manufacturing Productivity Facility.
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has numerous technical magazine articles and one book entitled, "Surface Mount Technology for PC Boards" in its third printing with Sams/Prompt Publications. He was granted a U.S. patent for innovation in heat sinking of Smart House smart receptacle box.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Expert has delivered numerous SMT seminars at ISHM, SMTA Symposia, and NEPCON International and Anahiem, CA. He also taught SMT design for manufacturability in the NEPCON College, and as an adjunct professor at the National Training Center for Microelectronics in Bethlehem, PA.
Vendor Selection
Expert has been active in selecting ISPs for clients and in evaluating Web marketing opportunities.
Marketing Experience
He has concentrated on Internet marketing. He maintains that an understanding of search engine algorithms and click-through advertising is more important to Web site commercial success than is a concentration in razzle-dazzle dynamic HTML effects.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert is a competent computer artist with experience using Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro and Corel suite.

Fields of Expertise

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