Bobjunior

Career Objective

Seeking Product Management position to develop next generation products and novel technologies–with special interests in software development and optics.

About

Robert is a results and data-driven technologist with proven track record of combining engineering acumen and business strategy in order to deliver successful products. He has worked on projects spanning from basic research and proof of concepts to full flagship products. He is comfortable working with small, agile teams to large, complex systems with hundreds of contributors.

Education

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
(Sept 2005-December 2007; Sept 2008-June 2009)
B.S. & M.S. Electrical Engineering with emphasis in solid state physics and photonics.
GPA 3.8/4.0

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
(Sept 2001-April 2002; Sept 2004-June 2005)

GPA 3.9/4.0

Special Skills

Computer Programs Visual Studio, Xcode, Matlab, Unity, MS Office Suite, Linux/Unix, LAMP (Apache/mySQL/PHP), Cadence schematic and layout, Cadsoft Eagle, ModelSim, LabView, LT/Hspice, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

Programming C/C++, C#, Objective-C, Python, Matlab, C8051, HTML/CSS, PHP, Java, Verilog, Assembly, Basic

Certified Scrum Master Agile Training with Scrum and Kanban Experience

Second Language Czech Read (fluent), write (competent), speak (fluent)

Patents

Beatty, Robert M. “Improved Feedback Control for High-speed Mach-zehnder.” filing number 14/567,571, filed 17 December 2014 and issued 20 June 2017.

Experience

Senior Product Manager, Amazon (July 2018 – Present)

Amazon Web Services

  • · Responsible for product development and strategy within Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for graphics-accelerated instances such as G3

Product Manager, Intel Corp. (Sept 2014 – Present)

Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Driving

  • · Development of Product Software Requirements for Autonomous Driving
  • · Pathfinding and Product Definition that spans across multiple business groups and functional teams
  • · Designed new and innovative requirement management infrastructure that maximizes reusability and efficiency which now drives dozens of simultaneous software programs for multiple, concurrent products

Android & Other

  • · Product Manager and Strategic Planner for Android, Android Things, and Internet of Things software products for Open Source Technology Center
  • · Defined software product roadmaps, requirements, and product definition as well as drove software products lifecycle through planning and engineering execution
  • · Responsible for Android software engineering requirements used to define and deliver Android products
  • · Owner of product definitions through requirements
  • · Coordinated and lead hundreds of engineers across software development and validation workflow from product definitions to product delivery
  • · Intel Reference Design for Android (IRDA) such as TrekStor SurfTab xintron i 7.0

 

Android Developer, Intel Corp. (May 2013 – Sept 2014)

  • · Android Intel Architecture x86 Phones and Tablets
  • · Developer for Android Audio
  • · Development of Continuous Integration for Android
  • · Jenkins and Gerrit Source Code Review
  • · Android Kernel Development

 

Electro-Optical Engineer, Intel Corp. (July 2010 – May 2013)

  • · Photonics Technology Lab – Intel Labs
  • · 50Gbps Silicon Photonics Technology made the cover of Nature
  • · Embedded Optical Control with SiLabs C8051 Microcontrollers
  • · Presented Silicon Photonics at Intel Developer Forum
  • · Presented 50Gbps Optical Link at Optical Society of America
  • · RF Probing, High-speed validation, Test & Measurement Automation

 

iPhone Developer, Theory of Mind (June 2010 – Present)

  • · Founded Theory of Mind, a company for children’s educational iPhone Apps
  • · Developed novel communication techniques and methods to enable disabled/special needs individuals using mobile and tablet technology, e.g. enabling speech with Augmented and Accelerated Communications
  • · Created iPhone Apps: Circus Procession, AAC, Scratch, What’s This?, Little Bot

 

Digital Engineer, Rotation Engineers Program (REP) Intel Corp. (May 2010 – July 2010)

  • · Compiled Pentium P54C into Intel Management Engine Modelsim environment
  • · Assembled and migrated pre-silicon validation tool chain

 

Market Researcher, Rotation Engineers Program (REP) Intel Corp. (January 2010 – April 2010)

  • · Compiled Market Forecasting for iPad vs Netbook to predict future volumes and sales
  • · Devised a method for Adobe Flash performance and comparison
  • · Developed Flash-based sales demos comparing ultra-low voltage laptops
  • · Created portable USB demo stick with ability to cache web content for offline demonstrations

 

Electro-Optical Engineer, Rotation Engineers Program (REP) Intel Corp. (July 2009 – December 2009)

  • · Optical USB – Photonics Technology Lab of Intel Labs
  • · Built C# GUI/Labview/Matlab control for next generation (circa 2013) High-speed Optical Link
  • · Performed Electrical, Optical, RF, and Systemic Setup, Testing, and Measurement
  • · Uncovered and found solutions to several major issues including: TX board connector reversal, Optical Die Leakage, Power Sequencing, and Feedback Loop Control Circuitry

 

Resident Computer Consultant, Stanford (August 2008 – June 2009)

  • · Provided Systems Administration for Lyman – Stanford Graduate Housing Residence
  • · Educated and consulted 200+ Stanford students on technical and computer-related issues

 

Design Engineer, Intel Corp. (Jan 2008 – August 2008)

  • · Intel Digital Home Group (DHG) Board Design
  • · Owned and developed design for Internet TV set-top box with newest consumer audio and video next generation high-definition media
  • · Design included a Sodaville chipset (derivative of the Atom processor), Blu-Ray, both DDR2/DDR3, SATA, USB, 1394, SPDIF, Component Video, HD 1080i video, DTD Tuner, NAND and NOR Flash, PIC Microcontroller, Ethernet, offchip clocking, as well as necessary test/probe connections such as Tektronix probes, LAI, DDR, and Intel XDP

 

Course Assistant, Stanford (Sept 2007 – Dec 2007)

  • · EE402A: “Topics in International Technology Management
  • · Course invites international entrepreneurs, engineers, and other business professionals in technology to discuss their insights and expertise in India, China, and Japan

 

Electrical Engineering Intern, Sandia National Labs (June 2007 – September 2007)

  • · Sandia National Laboratories
  • · Prototyped Bayesian Security System using webcams and wireless transceivers.
  • · Designed and fabricated PCBs using Cadsoft Eagle to serve as universal boards for various sensor inputs such as PIRs (motion sensors) and magnetic latches; boards included dual power supplies, wired and wireless connectivity, and support for RS-232
  • · Wrote Image processing program in C++ that utilized OpenCV and webcams to process live video feeds; extracted movement information, face-recognition, and object tracking
  • · Wrote C# GUI front end to connect cameras and communicate to a central server

 

Researcher, Stanford (May 2006 – August 2006)

  • · Research Experience for Undergraduates
  • · Worked in Professor Subhasish Mitra’s Group of the EE Department Stanford University; Characterized and assessed the feasibility of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) to be used as transistors
  • · Wrote Matlab Code that processed Scanning Electron Microscope images; Contributed to the scientific body of knowledge delving into future technologies with CNT devices

 

Team Lead/Math Teacher, F4Ed (Sept 2005 – Jan 2007)

  • · Foundations for Education
  • · Team Lead for groups of Student Teachers at local elementary schools in Palo Alto, CA; Taught weekly two-hour math sessions
  • · Managed and Coordinated over 50 sessions each with 20+ students and 6-8 teachers

 

Stanford Convocation Co-Chair (Jan 2006 – October 2006)

  • · Managed and coordinated efforts for the 10th Annual Stanford Convocation
  • · Keynote speaker was Mike Murry, co-founder of Unitus, an organization which provides small loans (micro-credits) to entrepreneurs in developing countries; 200+ in Attendance

 

Retail Sales Communications (July 2005 – Sept 2005)

  • · Fielded customer questions and technical concerns of any and all electronic devices as a floor sales representative at CompUSA Orem; Specific knowledge included Cameras, Printers, PDAs, DVD Players, MP3 Players, and small electronic devices

 

Office Manager (Oct 2003 – Feb 2004)

  • · Managed office computer systems for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • · Regulated databases and information systems including a Family History Search System, Church Member information, and Church media feedback inquiries

 

Volunteer Teacher (Sept 2003 – July 2004)

  • · Taught English as a second language at local Czech High Schools
  • · Spent over 200 hours teaching English as a second language to private students

 

LDS Missionary (June 2002 – June 2004)

  • · Served full-time Ecclesiastical Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
    Saints in the Czech Republic

 

Publications

  • · A 4×12.5 Gbps CWDM Si Photonics Link using Integrated Hybrid Silicon Lasers, Brian R. Koch, Andrew Alduino, Ling Liao, Richard Jones, Michael Morse, Brian Kim, Wei-Zen Lo, Juthika Basak, Hai-Feng Liu, Haisheng Rong, Matthew Sysak, Christine Krause, Rushdy Saba, Dror Lazar, Lior Horwitz, Roi Bar, Stas Litski, Ansheng Liu, Kevin Sullivan, Olufemi Dosunmu, Neil Na, Tao Yin, Frederick Haubensack, I-wei Hsieh, John Heck, Robert Beatty, Jock Bovington, and Mario J. Paniccia, CLEO: Science and Innovations (CLEO: S and I), Silicon Optical Links (CThP), May 1, (2011)
  • · Demonstration of a High Speed 4-Channel Integrated Silicon Photonics WDM Link with Hybrid Silicon Lasers, Andrew Alduino, Ling Liao, Richard Jones, Michael Morse, Brian Kim, Wei-Zen Lo, Juthika Basak, Brian Koch, Hai-Feng Liu, Haisheng Rong, Matthew Sysak, Christine Krause, Rushdy Saba, Dror Lazar, Lior Horwitz, Roi Bar, Stas Litski, Ansheng Liu, Kevin Sullivan, Olufemi Dosunmu, Neil Na, Tao Yin, Frederick Haubensack, I-wei Hsieh, John Heck, Robert Beatty, Hyundai Park, Jock Bovington, Simon Lee, Hat Nguyen, Hinmeng Au, Katie Nguyen, Priya Merani, Mahtab Hakami, and Mario Paniccia , Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics (IPRSN), Postdeadline Session, July 25, (2010)

 

Presentations

  • · 50Gbps Silicon Photonics Link Live Demonstration, Optical Society of America Conference,
    Monterey, CA, July 2010.
  • · Silicon Photonics Live Demonstration and Press Booth within Intel Labs’ Showcase Floor, Intel
    Developer Forum, Moscone Center, San Francisco September 2010.
  • · “Silicon Photonics and Optical Memory” Poster Presentation and Q&A Session, Intel Interconnect
    Technology Conference (IITC), November 2010.
  • · Silicon Photonics Research@Intel, Q&A and Press Session, Computer History Museum, June 2011.
  • ·”Characterization and Feasibility of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) As Transistors” Poster Session, Research
    Experience for Undergraduates, Stanford, August 2006.

 

Honors and Activities

  • · Training for Half-marathon (current)
  • · Linux Server Hosting (current)
  • · bobjunior.com,craftingcouture.com,theoryofmindmedia.com,neurosurgerykc.com
  • · Hosting and developing webpages with html/css/mysql/php (current)
  • · iPhone Apps awarded ‘New and Notable’ by Apple (2010)
  • · SPIE California Chapter (2011)
  • · Intel Developer Forum – Silicon Photonics (2010)
  • · Optical Society of America – 50Gbps Optical Link (2010)
  • · Rotation Engineers Program, Intel Corp. (2009)
  • · Student Member IEEE (2007)
  • · Stanford Research Experience for Undergraduates (2006)
  • · Stanford LDSSA Committee Member, Latter-day Saint Student Association (2006)
  • · BYU Full Academic Scholarship (2005)
  • · International Baccalaureate Certificate Recipient (2001)
  • · National Honor Society Inductee (2001)
  • · Eagle Scout Award from Boy Scouts of America (2000)

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