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Location:
Chandler, Arizona, United States
Salary:
185,000
Posted:
April 27, 2019

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William Charles Ballough Harding

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Chandler, Arizona 85248

Voice: 480-***-****

E-Mail: ac879b@r.postjobfree.com

EMPLOYMENT OBJECTIVE:

A responsible and challenging position in an innovative and technically progressive environment, where my contributions can have major impacts on a company’s ability to be best in class and increase global ROI.

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

Biomedical Engineering Innovative Technology Development

Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality (VR/AR) Human Centered Design

Design Thinking Human Machine Interface (HMI)

Project Management / Production Support Systems Design / Specification

Vision / Component Trace Systems RFID, DataMatrix, Barcode & OCR Devices

FDA / Regulatory Validation Structured Design Methods

Manufacturing Process Control Systems Lean Flow Manufacturing

Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) Demand Flow Technology (DFT)

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) Statistical Process Control (SPC / EDC)

Application Program Interfaces (API) System Security / Authentication

Real-time / On-line Processing System Deployment / Integration

Local Area Networks (LAN) TCP/IP Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)

Graphical User Interface (GUI) Development Firmware Development

LANGUAGES:

C / C++ / C#.Net (9 yrs.) for Microsoft OS, Apple iOS, and DEC VAX

JAVA (5 yrs.) on the Android OS / HTML (Hyper Text Mark-Up Language) (12 yrs.)

Visual Basic 4/5/6/.Net sp5 (16 yrs.) for IBM PC (Intel)

Siemens S7 5.3 Ladder Logic / Statement List (5 yrs.)

Wise for Windows Installer v6.2 / Wise Installation System v9 (9 yrs.)

Object Oriented Pascal (6 yrs.) for IBM PC and Apple Macintosh

FORTRAN (10 yrs.) for DEC VAX, CDC CYBER, PR1ME and UNIVAC

Assembly language (3 yrs.) for IBM and UNIVAC

Microprocessor Assembly language (2 yrs.) for 68xxx, 6809, 6801 and 6502

BASIC (12 yrs.) for UNIVAC, Apple Macintosh and IBM PC

COBOL (3 yrs.) for UNIVAC, IBM and PR1ME

American Sign Language (ASL) (1 yr.)

Experienced with spoken/written German (5 yrs.) / French (8 yrs.) / Dutch (0.5 yrs.)

COMPUTER SYSTEMS / HARDWARE:

Virtual / Augmented Reality / Mixed Reality - Oculus Rift & Go, 360Fly, Igloo, Samsung, HoloLens, Atheer, Vuzix, Google Glass, Leap Motion, HTC Vive, Merge Cube

3D Systems CubePro Duo / New Matter MOD-T (3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing)

Vision Systems (Cognex / Symbol / Microscan / RVSI / Hawkeye / WelchAllyn / Opticon)

PLC Systems (Siemens S7-CPU315 2DP, GE 90/70, Allen Bradley 5/20)

Windows 7, 8.1, 10 / XP SP3 / 2000, NT 4.0 SP6a, DOS 6.22

Apple iPad / iPhone / Air / MacBook Pro Microsoft Surface Pro 4/5

EPC Gen2 & DOD RFID Tags Android/Nexus/Reliance/Samsung

COMPUTER SYSTEMS / HARDWARE: (continued)

SunSoft Interactive UNIX System V release 4.1 Rofin-Baasel YAG / CO2 LASER

Towitoko E-Sig / Smart-Card Serial / USB devices Ultra SPARC IIIi (Tadpole Sparcle)

Turck MELS-30 & ERP-30 Transceivers / MBBS VME-10 MC68000

DEC VAX 8200/3400/Micro VAX II OpenVMS 5.5-2 HP 9000 Unix

SiliconGraphics Iris INDIGO version 5.2H CYBER 180/860 NOS 2

Apple Macintosh II series System 7 Zenith 248

IBM 360/370 3033 series, DOS rel. 26 ver. 2 NCR 100

DRV11-WA & DR11-W device drivers Harris 500

Viper-Q-4M Processor Card Hazeltine 1552 LSI 11-03/23

VME-Q-4MV(P) Video Digitizer Card ATARI

AVIV Dual 8mm Helical Scan Recorder UNIVAC 70/90

PR1ME (850-netlink-9950) PR1MOS rev. 19.2.13 VIC-20 / TRS-80

Motorola Exorterm 155 Motorola 68701

EDUCATION:

Grand Canyon University (in progress)

Ph.D. in General Psychology with an Emphasis in Integrating Technology (2019)

University of Phoenix, Arizona

Master of Information Systems Degree (2009)

Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science Degree Computer Science (1984)

Milton Hershey School, Hershey, Pennsylvania

College Preparatory Technical Curriculum Specializing in Electronics, (w/Honors) (1978)

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:

Stanford University - Institute of Design

Design Thinking: Experiences in Innovation and Design, (2015)

Medtronic, Inc. In-House Training

Critical Thinking (2017)

Innovation Jam Session, Managing Emergent Situations with ITB Therapy, (2012)

IP101/201: Intellectual Property Technical Training, (2012)

21 CFR Part 11 Detailed Training, (2012)

TRIZ - Systematic Innovation - Technical Training, (2011)

Project Management, (2010)

PM101: Project Management Essentials

PMC401: Core Skills for Successful PM

PML450: PM Thinking and Strategy

Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management - ITIL, (2007)

Microsoft Access [9 classes], (2007)

Microsoft Excel [7 classes], (2007)

Applications of Cardiac Rhythm Management Training [Carl Schmuland], (2005)

Public Speaking & Presentation Skill Training, (2001)

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, (1998)

Learning Tree International

Developing JAVA Applications for Android Devices, (2013)

University of Phoenix, Arizona

Android Mobile Code Camp, (2012)

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING: (continued)

Interface Technical Training

CS208 – Beginning C# and ASP.NET Using Visual Studio 2008, (2009)

Cognex Corporation.

Vision Sensors – In-Sight EasyBuilder, (2012)

Vision Sensors – In-Sight Spreadsheets, (2012)

Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc.

Motion – Control Training, (2005)

Totally Integrated Automation Training, (2004)

Step-7 Programming I, (2001)

Step-7 Programming II, (2001)

Wise Solutions, Inc.

Wise for Windows Installer for Developers, (2004)

Rational University

Rational Tool Set for Windows, (2005)

Rational In-house Training, (2004)

Clear Case Fundamentals for Windows, (2000)

FASTech Training Center

Introduction to FACTORYworks, (1998)

Deploying and Integrating FACTORYworks, (1998)

FASTech FACTORYworks FASTstart, (1998)

G.E. Fanuc CIMPLICITY Technical Services

CIMPLICITY Introduction Course NT Training, (1996)

CIMPLICITY Application Programming Interface I/II/III for I/U's & D/V's, (1994)

CIMPLICITY Introduction Course I/U & D/V Training, (1993)

Learning Tree International

Hands-On Visual Basic 4 for Enterprise Applications, (1997)

Windows NT 3.51 Workstation and Server: Hands-On, (1996)

Exploiting the UNIX Programming Interface (using 'C'), (1993)

Santa Fe Community College

HTML Development and Programming, (1997)

AutoCAD LT Fundamentals & General Usage, (1994)

SDRC Training

Designing with I-DEAS VI.i, using Silicon Graphics IRIS Indigo, (1993)

ExecuTrain Educational Services

Access 1.0 for Windows Introduction/Intermediate, (1993)

Energizer Power Systems Special Training

Object Oriented Analysis & Design (Jacobson & Rumbaugh Modeling), (1996)

Basic Concepts of S.P.C. Training, (1992)

Setpoint, Inc. Educational Services

Setcon Applications/Operations, (1992)

Digital Equipment Corp. Educational Services

Utilizing OpenVMS Features from VAX FORTRAN/MACRO, (1991)

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING: (continued)

Missile Test Project Special Training

Software Safeguard Methodology, (1988)

DOD Standard 2167A and 2168 Development and Implementation Training, (1988)

Motorola 6800/6809 Microprocessor Programming, (1985)

DEC LSI-11/PDP 11-03 Microprocessor Programming, (1985)

PR1ME Computers, Inc.

Project Leader, (1984)

Applications Programmer-FORTRAN, (1983)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Medtronic, Inc., Tempe, Arizona

Distinguished Technical Fellow: (4/2013 – Present)

Design, create, propose, support, and invent new and innovative biomedical solutions / systems as well as methods for improving the manufacturing of medical devices and components. Work as a member of the Healthcare Innovation team (1) supporting the development advanced Healthcare Strategic Solutions, (2) providing professional training / educational / technical forums, (3) mentoring colleagues and students to increase peer technical skills, and (4) consulting on development efforts both internal and external to Medtronic.

Created & proposed patent and trade secret work submitted and pending related to “Sensing and Stimulation System”, “Passive Propagation Fractal Antenna for Intrabody Transmissions”, “Cardiac Monitor System and Method for Home and Telemedicine Application”, “Real-Time Rendering and Referencing for Medical Procedures”, “Multidirectional Communications, Control, and (low) Power Distribution within a Biological Environment”, “Data Driven Schema for Patient Data Exchange System” patents “US10265514”, “US10147502”, “US10111643”, “US9467450”, and “EP3036668A1”, “Injectable Sensor System for Measuring and Communicating Biological Data”, “Extended Reality (XR) Assembly Modeling”, “Thoracic Endoscope for Surface Scanning”, “Spider Sensing & Stimulation System”, and trade secrets “Market Insights Next Generation Competitive Intelligence Utilizing Mixed Reality”, “Manufacturing Layout with Augmented Reality (AR)”, and “Head-Mounted Extended Reality (XR) Display Application for Rapid Specification Retrieval”

Chair of the MDT Technical Fellows organization (336 members)

Chair of the IEEE-SA Clinical IoT and Blockchain Pre Standards: Interoperability

Chair of the U.S. Science & Technology (S&T) Clinical, Regulatory, and Health Economics

Emeritus-Chair of the Tempe Technical Guild (36 members)

Medtronic, Inc., Tempe, Arizona

Distinguished IT Advisor: (7/2011 – 4/2013)

Leader and go-to person in 1D, 2D, RFID, and OCR technology. Initiated and championed innovative manufacturing solutions and patented product technology that continues to have major impacts across business units in the areas of process improvement, manufacturing automation, product development / traceability, and FDA validation. Present at technical conferences, symposium presentations, lectures, seminars, and workshops.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: (continued)

Created & proposed patent work submitted and pending related to “OCR/OCV Vision Process and System for Medical Implant and Data Tag Identification Process”, “Nutrient Absorption Interference Device”, “Mobile Alert Device for Healthcare Providers, Caregivers, and Patients”, and “Emerging Market Communications System”.

Medtronic, Inc., Tempe, Arizona

Senior Principal Systems Engineer: (8/2001 – 7/2011)

Created & proposed the RF Implantable Medical Device (IMD) invention, patent “US7792588” & “US7904170” (sole inventor). Worked with Medtronic Strategic Technology group to initiate pilot product development. Additional patent work submitted and pending related to “Command Center Interface / Display / Control / Communication System for Improved Management of Complex Medical Environments”.

Led MDT Tempe Campus team in the testing and validation of the corporate MES, device test processes, and multi-line multi-process manufacturing station interfaces, requiring collaboration with Management, IT, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Reliability, and Regulatory resources, where FDA certification was awarded in an unprecedented 29 days with no FDA questions.

Provide project / technical leadership with respect to the development of Production Automation systems for domestic and international use:

Development Lead for the MMC (Medtronic Microelectronics Center) MES Implementation project in support of new Hybrid production manufacturing. Responsible for 6 contract developer resources focused on the new development of both software and hardware interface solutions and conversions of existing Visual Basic 6 to .Net C# equipment control software. The project used SDLC & SDM concepts and guidelines supported by numerous development tools, internal controls (development, risk mitigation, testing, validation, and release), and external FDA requirements (e.g., 21 CFR Part 11 – electronic signature).

Worked as Project Manager for the New EMA Manufacturing Automation System. My responsibilities included coordination of an international team of engineers, providing leadership, guidance and technical expertise with respect Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and process floor equipment (HMI / PLC).

Technical Lead and central reference individual for Medtronic initiatives utilizing vision systems and component trace systems.

Specialist (in / outside of Medtronic) in the use of 2D DataMatrix, OCR, RFID & 1D Barcode software / hardware.

Leader of the Global Manufacturing Equipment Interface Team (GMEIT)

Member of the RFID Council & Leader of the RFID Tag Data Definition Team

Member and technical lead of the Global FACTORYworks Team (GFT)

Member of the Medtronic Technical Forum to collaborate with other technical leaders on new technology.

Served as a key member on the MDT Manufacturing Automation Project. Responsibilities include:

Hire and work with outside resources and internal staff with respect to the development of improved process control software and hardware.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: (continued)

Design, Develop, Review, Implement and test support for MES software on all workstations in the Swiss Manufacturing Operations / Puerto Rico / Phoenix Production / Minnesota Component Production (Batteries / Polymers / Capacitors) / Neuro / Cardiac Surgery / Sofamor Danek (Spinal) and Therapy Delivery.

Coordinate Phoenix based personnel with respect to implementation, configuration and continued support of production area PLC’s and production clients used to maintain product flow.

Provide production support with respect to training and maintenance for the implementation of MES, ERP, device trace systems and equipment interfacing.

Design, develop, and implement the Spinal Biologics (Memphis TN) component identification and tracking system used for the implantable component and surgical device distribution system. Efforts include the use of 2D DataMatrix and human readable (OCR) traceability markings along with the command and control of Rofin LASER marking systems, Cognex Micro JOB design, and the development of Active-X EXE software control of Cognex hardware via the Cognex SDK.

Coordinate the development and operational support of the Configuration Management team utilizing the MDT defect and enhancement tracking tools (e.g., ClearQuest, EQDMS, & MSVM).

Develop and implement release standards / packages for the purpose of deploying software / hardware components responsible for driving production environments with respect to PLC, HMI, MES and ERP systems.

Medtronic, Inc., Tempe, Arizona

Principal Systems Engineer: (1/1998 – 8/2001)

Worked as Project Manager for the New EMA Manufacturing Automation System. My responsibilities included coordination of an international team of engineers, providing leadership, guidance and technical expertise with respect Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and process floor equipment (HMI / PLC).

Technical Lead of the Medtronic Automation Team (MAT) deploying manufacturing systems at Swiss and Puerto Rico facilities.

Development Lead of the manufacturing automation deployment at MDT Tempe Facility.

Technical Lead of Medtronic cardiac initiatives utilizing component trace/vision systems of 2D DataMatrix, OCR, RFID & Barcode software/hardware deployments.

Energizer Power Systems, Gainesville, Florida

Senior Programmer Analyst: (3/1992 – 1/1998)

Provide Project Planning and Computer Integrated Manufacturing solutions. Responsible for Engineering Systems hardware/software design and support. Provide support to EPS Maintenance Management with respect to computer systems.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: (continued)

Provide program development and maintenance support for the following systems:

The G.E. Fanuc Cimplicity I/U (IBM/UNIX) Manufacturing Process Control System, version 4.5.1 and Cimplicity NT version 3.1. The I/U & NT Cimplicity systems communicate using the TCP/IP network to multiple operator stations. The I/U & NT systems read/write to Programmable Logic Controllers (GE 90/70 & 90/30 PLC's) via RS232, PCIM, CCM2 & Terminal servers. API software written in C is used to support the Cimplicity system.

The Energizer Control System Intranet Support (ECSIS) system. ECSIS provides Intranet support throughout Energizer with respect to Emergency Response, Design Standards, Graphics Library, Backup/Restore Repositories and Responsibility Contact Lists.

The Cell Cycler system, used to provide a programmable sequence of charge and discharge currents to sixteen channels (50 cells per channel) of re-chargeable secondary cells and to evaluate the performance of each individual cell in each "lot". The Cell Cycler operates on IBM compatible PC's using Turbo C.

The Setpoint Setcon monitor and control system, version 17.3 running on a VAX 8200 OpenVMS 4.7. The Setcon system communicated from the VAX through 3COM IVEC to Programmable Logic Controllers (GE 90/70 & 90/30 PLC's via RS232/RS422, CCM2 & Terminal server, all using a TCP/IP Ethernet network link. API supporting software was written in VAX FORTRAN 77 v5.0.

Design, code, test and maintain the following programs:

The Manufacturing Automation System, responsible for processing manufacturing request from various PC environment locations to BULL HMS and IBM Order Processing systems. The system received data from handheld Barcoder (Tricoder) devices via special analysis software, written in Turbo Pascal 6.0. Data received into the system was processed and transferred to various mainframe systems through the use of special scripts written in the GLink for Windows Emulator script language.

The Network Menu System (NMS), used to interface the facility PC environment to the various mainframe, supermini, mini-computer and network applications. System drivers were written in Turbo Pascal 6.0. Interface software was written in the GLink for Windows Emulator script language.

Control Design, Inc., Jacksonville, Florida

Contract Systems Engineer: (6/1995 – 1/1998)

· Provide Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES/SCADA) and process control designs. Develop, implement and maintain control systems for use in varying government, city and private organizations. Train operators/users on functional use of control systems and MES/SCADA software.

· Provide system development and maintenance support for the following contracts:

· AT&T Gas Monitoring OR1 system (Orlando Florida). Implemented MES to provide process control & monitoring for 20,000 sq. ft. clean room manufacturing wafers used in computer systems. Provide emergency response control for hazardous gas handing. The MES was developed using Wonder Ware .Intouch version 5.0b on 80586 processors communicating with dual GE 90/70 PLC’s via SNP.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: (continued)

· AT&T Gas Monitoring OR2 system (Orlando Florida). Implemented MES to provide process control & monitoring for 57,000 sq. ft. clean room manufacturing wafers used in computer systems. Provide emergency response control for hazardous gas handing. The MES was developed using Wonder Ware Intouch version 5.0b on 80586 processors communicating with dual GE 90/70 PLC’s via SNP.

· NASA FY93 Waste Water Treatment Plant (Cape Canaveral Florida). Implemented MES to provide process control & monitoring for handling of facility waste. The MES was developed using GE Fanuc Cimplicity I/U version 4.0 software communicating with a GE Fanuc 90/70 PLC via CCM2 protocol.

· US Navy Kingsbay Sub Base Water Front, Upper Base & Water Plant Treatment (Kingsbay Georgia). Implemented MES to provide process control & monitoring for handling of waste water from Trident subs and facility housing. The MES was developed using Intellution FIX DMACS version 5.5 software communicating with multiple GE Fanuc 90/70 PLC’s via TCP/IP and CCM2 protocols. The MES was developed on five independent servers interconnected through an optical fiber network.

· Charleston Fish Lift (Charleston South Carolina). Implemented MES to provide process control & monitoring for a dual Weir gate water flow system. The MES was developed using Cimplicity NT version 2.1 software communicating with a GE Fanuc 90/30 PLC via SNP.

· Tenneco Paper Plant (Valdosta Georgia). Implemented process control system for handling factory waste. The system was developed on an Allen Bradley Panel View 1400e system communicating to AB PLC 5 via ethernet.

G.E. International Service Corporation, Melbourne, Florida

Software Engineer: (3/1989 - 12/1991)

· Design, code, test and maintain the following programs:

· The Data Recording Unit (DRU), responsible for real-time (40pps) recording of Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) DVES/Non-DVES radar tracking site data to AVIV dual 8mm Helical scan recorders. DRU additions and modifications were made to the existing PMTC VAX systems which are responsible for computer control of seven AN/FPS-16 Mono Pulse tracking radars. The DRU provides the capability of analysis,

playback verification and transfer of recorded data to PMTC CYBER computers through a Micro VAX II to 68030 VME system, utilizing DRV11-WA to DR11-W device drivers. The DRU operates on DEC Micro VAX II OpenVMS 5.2 systems using VAX FORTRAN 77 v5.0.

· The Ground State of Health System (GSHS), responsible for continuous real-time operation support of US Customs Aerostats (600K cubic feet airships). Operational support utilized data within Aerostat/radar control/display, position, telemetry, meteorological, winch, tether and impact analysis/termination response, utilizing LORAN tracking. The GSHS system maintains continuous data control and communications to ground meteorological instruments, the Radar Display Unit (RDU), Winch truck Metrox, Communications Report Processor (CRP), Radar Control Console (RCC), and the telemetry link to the surveillance Aerostats. The GSHS system runs on IBM compatible PC IBus systems using Turbo Pascal 4.0. These Aerostats are tethered platforms for surveillance radar systems, operating in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: (continued)

· The System Status Monitor system (SSM), encompassing the satellite systems Remote Data Terminal (RDT) and National Television Standards Committee (NTSC), responsible for continuous real-time support of Air Force surveillance Aerostat control/data, site networking of system operations, system/database analysis, utilizing LORAN tracking. The SSM system maintains continuous data/database control and communications to all on-site satellite systems in addition to a telemetry link established between the ground station and the surveillance Aerostat. The SSM system and its satellites run on IBM compatible PC IBus systems using Turbo Pascal 5.5.

· Provide program development and maintenance support for the following programs:

· The Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) systems, operational in the DVES/Non-DVES radar tracking sites. The PMTC system is responsible for computer control of seven AN/FPS-16 Mono Pulse tracking radars, running on DEC Micro VAX II OpenVMS 5.2 systems using VAX FORTRAN 77 v5.0.

· The US Customs Command Communication Control and Intelligence Center (C3I) track and display systems for the Blue Lightning Operations Command Center (BLOCC), utilizing digitized laser video maps over-laid vector images, running on DEC VAX 3400 and DEC Micro VAX II OpenVMS 5.2 systems using DEC VAX "C" v3.0 & FORTRAN 77 v5.0.

· The Communications Report Processor (CRP) system, responsible for providing continuous update of tracked target information, running on IBM compatible PC IBus systems using Turbo Pascal 5.5.

· The Radar Control Console (RCC) program, responsible for functional control of the G.E. L-88 radar, running on IBM compatible PC IBus systems using Turbo Pascal 4.0.

· Various utility, development and analysis tools necessary for support of the Aerostat Systems contract, running on IBM compatible PC IBus systems using Turbo Pascal 4.0 & 5.5.

· Provide on-site installation of Aerostat software, technical support/documentation and operational training of site personnel.

RCA / G.E. / Computer Sciences Raytheon (CSR), Cape Canaveral AFS, Florida*1

Programmer Analyst A: (4/1985 - 3/1989)

· Designed, coded, tested and maintained various programs used for launch support on the Eastern Test Range (ETR), centered at Cape Canaveral Florida, utilizing CYBER FORTRAN 77. Responsibilities included the following:

· Provided program development and maintenance support for the Real-time Acquisition and Impact Display system (RAID) which is used to support launches at the Eastern Space and Missile Center (ESMC). This support includes design, coding, testing, documentation, analysis and training.

· Provide real-time test support by operating the RAID program in one of several configurations used to support launches at ESMC. This involves integration of numerous hardware and software components throughout the Eastern and Western Test Ranges, real-time analysis of launch performance and interface with tracking sites, Range Safety personnel and other key personnel in the launch environment.

NOTE:*1 [RCA purchased by G.E., G.E. lost ETR contract to CSR]

· Design, developed, implemented and maintained the following programs:

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: (continued)

· The Compare RAW data file system (CRAW), used to test and evaluate data files produced during RAID execution, FORTRAN 77.

· The RePLay system (RPLY), used to modify raw tracking data output from DEC VAX computers, the CYBER RAID program and DELTA launch formats, FORTRAN 77.

· Design, developed, implemented and maintained the following firmware:

· The Telemetry Radar I/O processor (TRIO), 6809 Assembler.

· The Analog Processor AD & DA front panel control, 6809 Assembler.

· The Time Processor maintaining IRIG-B timing, 6809 Assembler.

· The Footlocker mobile video recording devices, 68000 Assembler.

· The Test And Monitor Interface (TAMI), 6801 Assembler.

· Maintained the following programs:

· The SWItching Time program (SWIT), used for analysis of primary/alternate impact position/present position tracking data, processed through RAID from various radar and telemetry tracking units.

· The historical TRacKLog program (TRKL), used for development of historical and chronological tracking data as determined from RAID raw recorded data.

· Provide preliminary design, coding guidelines, design specifications and analysis support for the Trident Acquisition and Impact Location (TAIL) system.

· Co-authored a study into the reliability of software used for Space Shuttle launch support and the Space Shuttle operating procedures document for RAID.

· Assisted in the development of the Range Technical Services proposal bid for the Eastern Test Range, Technical Services Contract.

Pennsylvania Hospital Insurance Company (PHICO), Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

Programmer Analyst: (2/1983 - 2/1985)

· Provided program development and maintenance support for the Claims Processing/Reporting System production programs, while maintaining the integrity and availability of system data files. Responsibilities included training/interface of the Claims System User Community and supervision of Claims Software Analysis, utilizing PR1ME (850-netlink-9950) PR1MOS rev. 19.2.13, written in FORTRAN 77.

Dean Vaughn Memory Association, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

Contract Programmer: (6/1982 - 9/1982)

· Developed unique memory enhancing programs based on the book "Memory Power", for use on the Commodore VIC-20, written in Basic.

Electronic Data Systems (EDS), Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

Systems Engineer (Contractor): (5/1981 - 9/1981)

· Lead Systems Engineer (SE), responsible for design and implementation of program specifications for the Navy UADPS Level II, Material Requisition & Issue Control project, utilizing IBM 360/370 3033 series, DOS release 26 version 2, written in COBOL.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: (continued)

Pennsylvania Blue Shield, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

Applications Systems Development/Student Assistant: (5/1980 - 9/1980)

· Developed and implemented system programs to support and maintain the Blue Shield Insurance Operating System, utilizing IBM 360/370 3033 series, DOS release 26 version 2, written in Assembler and COBOL.

RELATED ACTIVITIES & MEMBERSHIPS:

Medtronic Technical Fellows (Co-Chair) Tempe Technical Guild (Chairman)

Medtronic Technical Forum Medtronic Global ABLED (Chairman) *2

Society of Manufacturing Engineers CRDM IT Communications Committee

GE Network Steering Committee American Cancer Society Volunteer

Training Committee (Chairman) Leader Hydritech EIT

Co-leader Factory Data Collection team Junior Achievement Project Business (Teacher)

GE Work Out Advocate Certified Apple Developer

GE Recreational Committee Facilitator Member of Apple Macintosh MacMAD club

Medtronic Trade Secret Review Board Medtronic Mentor Scout

IEEE-SA Clinical IoT and Blockchain Pre Standards: Interoperability (Chairman)

Medtronic Global Mentoring Team - ABLED Mentoring (Chairman)

U.S. Science & Technology (S&T) Clinical, Regulatory, and Health Economics (Chairman)

Medtronic Business & Technology Symposium (MBTS) Ignite Presentation (Chairman)

Professional Development Committee

Science & Engineering Fair - Arizona & International (Judge & Grand Judge)

FACTORYworks & Xsite User Group (Chairman)

PHICO Documentation/Standards Committee

Ubuntu Documentation Contributors & Project Team

NOTE: *2 ABLED - Awareness Benefiting Leadership & Employees about Disabilities (Employee Resource Group [ERG])

RECOGNITION / AWARDS / PATENTS / HONORS / PAPERS / PRESENTATIONS:

Professional (summary):

Leadless RF Induced Sensing, Pacing & Defibrillation (patent #: US7792588 & US7904170)

Data Driven Schema for Patient Data Exchange System (U.S. patent #: US10147502, US9467450, and European patent #: EP3036668A1)

Cardiac Monitor System and Method for Home and Telemedicine Application (U.S. patent #: US10111643)

Spider Sensing & Stimulation System (U.S. patent #: US10265514)

Market Insights Next Generation Competitive Intelligence



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