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Manager Engineer

Gilroy, California, 95020, United States
October 17, 2016

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Nam Truong

**** **** **.

Gilroy, California ****0

669-***-**** Email :

Work Objective:

Looking to grow in a dynamic and growing organization that empower and challenge at the same time. Using my technical know-how and work experiences to manage design, resource, people and company to deliver the best products and services.


State University Of New York-Buffalo

BSEE Electrical Engineering


Corning Community College, Corning NY

AS Associate In Science


Work Experience:

USA-Pacific BCT Inc.



Build up team to design a world first Bone Conduction Headset with Noninvasive blood glucose, heart rate and other biometric sensor using Shortwave Infrared Sensor (SWIR). Finished design of the bike helmet with integrated bone conduction speakers. Currently working on a high wind noise immunized hybrid microphone for wearable that can work up to 30 miles per hour (Also applicable to Bicycle and Motorcycle applications).

Yoko Electronics-Suzhou China


Vice President of Engineering-CTO

Recruited and trained a multinational operation and engineering team in Suzhou China, Taiwan, USA, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Vietnam to design, source and build Headset with Bone Conduction speakers. Released eight products in China. Develop and filed ten China patents for headsets, microphone, bike helmet with integrated Bone Conduction Speaker.




Technology sale and consultant firm providing technology and international design/logistic consulting services for firms such as Enphase Energy, Tesla Motor, Tyco Electronics. This resulted in Enphase being able to demonstrate 25 years life on their micro-inverter product. Co-design the Superfast 240-480V charger with Tesla design team.

Syclipse Technology Inc.


VP of Operations.

Designed supply chain planning for the company. Work with oversea vendors to source tooling, electronics parts and design new manufacturing line to build the Syclipse180 degree three cameras system. Work with engineering, marketing and sales to implement pre-sale and post-sale presentation and follow up. Working with CEO and Executive team to prepare presentation to VC and angel investor. Built up and manage electrical design team and mechanical design team.

Apple Inc.

Engineering Program Manager-Audio Hardware

11/2001 -1/2010

Drives the design, development and integration of electro-acoustical components in all Macs. Familiar with the regulatory and conformance acoustics requirements computer products, drive the design validation and qualification by internal teams and external suppliers. Lead and Program Manage Apple Audio hardware team in developing and implementing multiple generations of Mac Audio HW. Have intimate knowledge of plastic injection molding, tooling process, qualification of soft tool, hard tool.

Apple Inc.

Engineering Program Manager-Display

06/1999 -11/2001

Lead Apple Display team in developing the 17" CRT display. This team consisted of a design teams in Singapore (Apple employees), Taiwan (Supplier) and Cupertino. Released the industry only 17” CRT with DC power supply.

Fashion Market dot Com

CEO and Founder

7/1995 -05/1999

Founded and ran the very first B-to-B Ecommerce site for fashion designers to retailers (B to B). Signed up fifty percent of the Europe top 100 designers. Wrote most of the back transaction processing engine code for automating website update and transactions. Company was sold to at the end of 1999.

SGI-Silicon Graphic Inc.

Senior Member of Technical Staffs

09/1993 -10/1995

Designed and specified three generation of Displays (17", 20', 21" and 24W"). Designed and specified displays format to support vertical markets such as Stereo Imaging, Movie Studio. Manage relationship with display suppliers such as Sony, Hitachi, Mitsubishi and Sharp. Design special timing format to support stereo Imaging and low vertical scan rate for movie camera. Manage all aspect of display sourcing and quality. Supported on the set movie production set up for special display for movies such as Twister, True Lies, Disclosure, Abyss.

Apple Computer Inc.

Supply Base Manager

10/1992 -09/1993

Put together RFQ, cost estimation, forecasting, bottom up analysis and capacity planning for Apple Display and Printer division. Handled supplier selection, supply chain development and capacity planning. Manage Apple/Vendor relationship.

Apple Computer Inc.

Quality Engineer-Display


Manage all aspect of supplier quality programs and processes for Apple Display. Set up quality metrics for all suppliers, monitor and enforce Apple quality requirement and ensuring vendor in-house quality program and processes are compatible with Apple business goal.

Apple Computer Inc.

Process Engineer


Train repair technicians on repair line to trouble-shoot and repair all Apple analogs and mix signal based products. Conduct training sessions for technician and test group. Wrote trouble shooting guide and repair manual for component level repair for Apple II, Mac 128K, Mac Plus, Mac SE. Developed test fixtures for repair center. Interface with Apple field SE(Support Engineer) and provide trouble shooting technique to customers.

Apple Computer Inc.

Component Level Repair Production Manager


Manage 40+ technicians on the analog and mix signal repair line. Put out daily repair forecast and production number to match up with Apple service spare request. Wrote performance reviews bi-annually for each of the 40+ technicians.

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