In today’s global marketplace, a successful New Product Introduction (NPI) process is critical to launch the next “WOW” product, enable business growth, and support reduced costs. Unfortunately, many innovative new products never make it to market because key steps in the New Product Introduction (NPI) process are missed, or executed in ways that prevent successful launch.
During this session, you will gain real world perspectives from high-technology experts that combine experience from Original Equipment (OEM) -- VP of Engineering and Operations viewpoints, balanced by the Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) perspective. From their years of experience as successful high-technology executives, these industry experts will share insights aboutcurrent NPI best practices, key success factors for launching new products, along withtips for scaling into volume production with efficiency.
Expand your knowledge withVP of Engineering, VP of Operations, and Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) experts.
- Business Plan and Product Requirements (PRD)
- Concurrent Engineering tips for better collaboration
- Strategies for Supply Chain Management
- Business Systems Selection that launch success
- EMS - secrets for scaling to volume production
If you are involved in the release of new high-technology products, we welcome your participation to learn how to launch success!
After the presentations, you will have the opportunity to “ask the experts” about your challenges, andshare war stories in an informal and interactive environment.
VP of Engineering: Kevin Rowett, Violin Memory
Kevin is responsible for product development and product quality at Violin Memory. He has fulfilled various engineering roles including MTS, CTO, Director of Engineering, and VP of engineering, at a wide range of Silicon Valley companies including Tandem Computers, Cisco Systems, Force 10 Networks, Blue Coat (then Cacheflow), Gigafin, and Seamicro. He has build and let several successful engineering teams, and holds more than a dozen patents.
VP of Operations: Tim Miller, Trilliant Networks
Tim is responsible for Supply Chain and Manufacturing at Trilliant Networks. He has over twenty-five years of success in a broad range of leadership positions as a U.S. Army officer and operations and manufacturing management positions at both Fortune 500 and start-up companies including Texas Instruments, Dell, NEC, Terayon and Aperto.
EMS: Murad Kurwa – VP of Engineering, Advanced Eng. Group, Flextronics International
Murad is responsible for leading Global Operations Engineering Services. He has over twenty-five years in industries related to Electronic Products, Semiconductor Devices and Material Science, with seventeen in EMS fulfilling Management, Engineering, Development, Test, and Operations roles. Murad has an MBA in Finance & BS Chemical Engineering, along with over 20 publications.
Design Engineers and Management, Operations / Manufacturing Engineers and Management, PLM Administrators, and all involved in New Product Introduction of high-tech products.
When & Where
Product Realization Group
Product Realization Group is a consortium of Silicon Valley companies that can take your product from idea to scale.
One source for prototype design and build, cost-reducing insights, and scalable manufacturing. Go to market faster, for less money than do-it-yourself. Get a smoother launch and lower costs by 20%. Our 500 clients include medical device, consumer electronic, and high-technology start ups, SMBs, and large companies such as GoPro, EMC, and Intuitive Surgical.