MLN Consulting<br />Overview                     March 11, 2010<br />
MLN Consulting<br />Bridges the gap between technology and product<br />Is based in Atlanta, available offsite<br />Produc...
Mike Nagy<br /><ul><li>Experience
MLN Consulting:    Interim VP Engr for 2 startups;  IP Analysis for major multinational
Olympus Microsystems:   Dir of Engr(Optical Telecom Switches)
Movaz Networks:   Dir of Electronics   (Micromirrors for T-Comm Switches)
Goodrich Corporation,  Aircraft Sensors Division:  Prod Dev Mgr    (Strain gages, flow sensors, crash sensors, proxy sensors)
Advanced MicroMachines:  Electronics Group Mgr    (Industrial sensor & actuator R&D)
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Overview of MLN Consulting, Inc. Product Engineering consultant, specializing in transforming microelectronics technology into products for startups and established companies.

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  1. 1. MLN Consulting<br />Overview March 11, 2010<br />
  2. 2. MLN Consulting<br />Bridges the gap between technology and product<br />Is based in Atlanta, available offsite<br />Productizes microelectronics components and systems<br />Offers flexible roles, flexible hours<br />Works with small startups and large corporations<br />Can tap a network of associates for financial, legal, specialty engineering, etc…<br />MLN CONSULTING, INC<br />Invent… Develop… Deploy!<br />
  3. 3. Mike Nagy<br /><ul><li>Experience
  4. 4. MLN Consulting: Interim VP Engr for 2 startups; IP Analysis for major multinational
  5. 5. Olympus Microsystems: Dir of Engr(Optical Telecom Switches)
  6. 6. Movaz Networks: Dir of Electronics (Micromirrors for T-Comm Switches)
  7. 7. Goodrich Corporation, Aircraft Sensors Division: Prod Dev Mgr (Strain gages, flow sensors, crash sensors, proxy sensors)
  8. 8. Advanced MicroMachines: Electronics Group Mgr (Industrial sensor & actuator R&D)
  9. 9. Bradford Engineering: Project Mgr, QA Mgr (Electromechanicalsystems for US, European, Russian manned spaceflight)</li></ul>Michael L. Nagy<br />Education<br />Case Western Reserve University<br />MSEE 1996<br />University of Detroit<br />BSEE 1988<br />MLN CONSULTING, INC<br />Invent… Develop… Deploy!<br />3<br />
  10. 10. The Journey<br />MLN CONSULTING, INC<br />Invent… Develop… Deploy!<br />…Deploy!<br />a Solution, <br />Manufacture, Market, Support, and Sell! <br />Develop…<br />a Product, <br />define a Market, build a Team, and raise Funding… <br />Invent…<br />a Technology, assess Feasibility in lab & market, file for Patent, and raise Funding…<br />MLN Consulting supports all phases<br />
  11. 11. Invent…<br />Invention Disclosure<br /><ul><li>Engineering Team Brainstorming
  12. 12. Competitor IP Analysis
  13. 13. Invention Disclosure Documentation / Management</li></ul>IP Strategy & Definition<br /><ul><li>Technical Reviews
  14. 14. Licensing Agreements</li></ul>Patent Applications<br /><ul><li>Application Drafting & Review
  15. 15. Prior Art Searches
  16. 16. Responses to Office Actions</li></ul>MLN CONSULTING, INC<br />Invent… Develop… Deploy!<br />IP Due Diligence <br /><ul><li>Evaluation of IP (buyer’s side)
  17. 17. Presentation of IP (seller’s side)</li></ul>Product Feasibility Assessment<br /><ul><li>Manufacturability
  18. 18. Technical Feasibility
  19. 19. Cost Analysis
  20. 20. Market Assessments</li></li></ul><li>…Develop…<br />Interim VP of Engineering<br /><ul><li>Recruit & Manage Engineering Team
  21. 21. Design Reviews
  22. 22. Engineering Processes
  23. 23. Hire full-time VP Engr</li></ul>Product Development<br /><ul><li>Requirements / Applications Research
  24. 24. Spec Development
  25. 25. Product Management
  26. 26. COGS Analysis
  27. 27. Tech Support to Sales & Marketing</li></ul>Create Plans… and Execute<br /><ul><li>Staffing Plan
  28. 28. Verification Plan
  29. 29. Development Budget
  30. 30. Development Schedule
  31. 31. Make / Buy Plan
  32. 32. Regulatory Compliance</li></ul>MLN CONSULTING, INC<br />Invent… Develop… Deploy!<br />Supply Chain<br /><ul><li>Vendor Solicitation
  33. 33. Contract Generation & Negotiation
  34. 34. Key Vendor Audit / Due Diligence
  35. 35. Vendor & Partner Management</li></ul>Quality System<br /><ul><li>System Design & Implementation
  36. 36. Documentation System
  37. 37. Recruit & Manage Engineering Team
  38. 38. DfT, DfM, Rel</li></ul>Fundraising<br /><ul><li>Proposal Writing
  39. 39. Business Plan Engr / Tech Sections
  40. 40. Investor Presentations – Engr Sections</li></ul>Competitor Assessment<br /><ul><li>Paper Analysis
  41. 41. Hardware Evaluation</li></li></ul><li>…Deploy!<br />Supply Chain<br /><ul><li>Quality
  42. 42. Config Ctrl
  43. 43. Make / Buy List
  44. 44. 2nd Sourcing
  45. 45. Contract Negotiations
  46. 46. Supply Agreements
  47. 47. Tech Transfer
  48. 48. Cost Reduction</li></ul>Customer Service<br /><ul><li>User Documentation
  49. 49. Training
  50. 50. Engineering Support
  51. 51. Field Support
  52. 52. RMA Process</li></ul>Interim VP of Operations<br /><ul><li>Recruit, Train, & Manage Ops Team
  53. 53. Support for Sales / Mkt
  54. 54. Manage Product Life Cycle</li></ul>Manufacturing<br /><ul><li>Engr-to-Ops Tech Transfer
  55. 55. Manufacturing Plan
  56. 56. COGS Management
  57. 57. Process Optimization
  58. 58. Manufacturing Test Plans
  59. 59. ECO / MCO System Dev & Mgt
  60. 60. Quality System Dev & Mgt
  61. 61. Cost Reduction</li></ul>MLN CONSULTING, INC<br />Invent… Develop… Deploy!<br />
  62. 62. Tell Me About Your Journey<br />(770) 634 0034<br />nagy@ieee.org<br />Skype: mike.nagy1<br />www.linkedin.com/in/mlnconsulting<br />MLN CONSULTING, INC<br />Invent… Develop… Deploy!<br />MLN Consulting, Inc.<br />80 Chantilly Lane<br />Lawrenceville, GA 30043<br />

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