Worked in a few different industries ranging from Oil & Gas, Industrial Engineering, Automotive (Trucks), 3D printing, Fertilizers, Renewables.
In addition, worked with multiple departments including Technology, Incremental & Strategic R&D, Procurement, HR GA, Finance, IP (Intellectual Property), Legal, Sales, Marketing, Business Intelligence.
Worked on many diverse projects.
Just to name a few-
Managed 83 projects on Idea generation for segment of customers and managed 37 projects from Idea Evaluation to Business Feasibility and a few through launch.
Led project prioritization exercises based on the value of the end product developed.
Implemented projects to combine human and artificial intelligence for landscape search, technology scouting, prior art & literature review. Ultimately reducing the lead time of projects by 47%.
Managed licensing-in projects with diverse stakeholders (internal & external).
An example includes the acquisition of patents and licensing in technology. In one case developed a chemical pilot plant, leading to successful validation of the pilot plant the license was commercialized.
Worked on European Union (HORIZON) project.
Executed funding subsidy programs WBSO (dutch government subsidy for hours spent on innovation) effectively reducing the project costs & Innovation Box leading to a reduction in Tax on EBIDTA.
Managed studies leading to a reduction in CAPEX and OPEX for customers.
Managed reverse engineering projects which involved redeveloping equipment designs, processes & materials in end of life (patent protection).
Been part of acquisition projects and managed supplier onboarding of an acquired company.
Managed cost-saving projects with internal stakeholders across the business achieving savings worth a few Million Euros (and much more in cost avoidance) by process improvements, win-win negotiations & scope redefinitions.
Procured services and products for Strategic R&D & Innovation, Intellectual Property, Finance, HR GA, Marketing, Business Intelligence for approx 20 M Eur (2020) with 28 % cost savings.
These diverse experiences help me to diverge and look at the bigger picture connecting the dots & at the same time converge to focus on the details.