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Product Development Engineering

Location:
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Salary:
160000
Posted:
June 25, 2018

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Todd Bryant

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/toddbryant/

Seasoned Entrepreneur and Senior Technology Leader

Inclusive Experience:

Hands-On Technology Leader ● Technology Strategy, Direction and Roadmap ● Business Process and System Integration ● Application Data Structures ● Software Development Life Cycle ● Emerging Technologies ● Strategic Planning and Organizational Leadership ● Customer Partner Relations ● New Product Launch Management ● Process and Productivity Improvement ● Startup and High-Growth Organizations ● Team Development and Leadership ● Project Management ● Agile/Scrum Expert ● Offshore and Near-Shore Expertise

Experience

COGOHD.com, San Antonio, TX, Vice President Development, March 2016 – March 2018

Recruited to direct engineering development of advanced video optimization technologies that deliver greater than 50% reduction in bandwidth and increased quality for customers in virtually any industry that requires digital video transfer, storage, networking or transmission

Hands-On software development of 4K streaming video at Ultralow bitrates for VR, 360 and 2D applications using Unity along with other software development packages

Orchestrated engineering teams to improve business processes and ensuring optimum performance which improved efficiency by 35%

Provided ongoing operational process analysis, troubleshooting, mitigated “scope creep,” communicated project status, and identified and resolved operational issues and constraints

Developed internet and social media presence as well as product launches, marketing and sales plans

Established an offshore engineering team (7+) which was able to control costs without reducing productivity

Formulated suggestions for defining, prioritizing, and completing projects on schedule and within budget

NewTek, Inc., San Antonio, TX, Director of New Products, October 2011 - February 2016

Recruited to design and lead client projects focused on operations and change management, service quality, process improvement, performance measurement, team solutions, and leadership development specializing in improving individual and organizational performance

Directed both software and hardware engineers (50+) along with UI/UX designers

Spearheaded process-improvement projects to ensure accurate, timely data delivery, reduced production expenses by 50%, and developed mutually beneficial relationships with vendors

Teamed with product development to integrate customer feedback and wants into new products that increased revenue and customer satisfaction by 30%

Created market launches for 15 new products working closely with marketing group

NewCinema.com, Austin, TX, Vice President Engineering, September 2005 – October 2011

Established work processes in a startup environment which increased quality without affecting time-to-market

Hands-On Software Development with Off Shore (8+) and Near Shore developers (3)

Cultivated lucrative investor relations to secure continued funding of the organization ($1MM)

Developed overall vision and stimulated group excellence among dynamic professionals who comprise the executive team

Increased revenue by creating a vehicle that allowed sponsored commercial insertion video based on demographic targeting

Increased profitability of content providers by 38% through the creation of a low-cost, electronic distribution system over IP networks

BOXX Technologies, Inc., Austin, TX, CTO/Founder, June 1996 - May 2005

Created and Produced Company to 30+ employees with revenues exceeding $25M+ to Fortune 1000 companies worldwide

Identified market opportunity, assembled leadership and production teams, secured capital investment ($3+MM) and built business/financial infrastructure

Created the vision, creative direction, product development and marketing leadership required to grow the enterprise from a small startup company to a position of workstation industry leader in the Visual Effects, Game Development, Video Editing/Compositing and Animation markets

Increased 215% average annual sales growth through the launch of 25 new products

Developed and equipped a very loyal and capable sales team and support staff through the institution of companywide training practices that facilitated cross-functional knowledge

Education

University of Missouri, Saint Louis, Missouri

Bachelor of Science in Solid State Physics, Astrophysics

Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri

Area of Study, Aeronautical Engineering

Specialties: New Media, Video Compression/Distribution Technologies, Web Service Architecture, Mobile, and Organizational Leadership

Languages: C, C++, HTML/HTML 5, Java, JavaScript, PHP, CSS, Python, Angular JS



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