HEY, I AM James Toreson

Business and Tech Consultant

Mr. Toreson has over 30 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur in the high-tech field, specializing in: start-up, turn around, and growth stage companies. Key to his leadership was the developme... See More

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  • United States

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  • $$15,000 base/hr

    Hourly Rate

  • < 30hrs

    Availability week

  • 100%

    Job Success Rate

Description

Mr. Toreson has over 30 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur in the high-tech field, specializing in: start-up, turn around, and growth stage companies. Key to his leadership was the development of creative strategies and business plans, which incorporated capital structures such as: IPOs; secondary offerings; private placements; asset-based financings; acquisitions; divestitures; strategic partnerships; and, far-east joint ventures with major companies in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and the People’s Republic of China. He has "hands on" experience in the execution of business plans including; product development, marketing, manufacturing, quality control systems, and business finance. In his early career, he made leading-edge technical contributions in the fields of: integrated circuits; computer design; laser scanners for the supermarket industry; computer peripherals; hard disk development, including, thin film heads, thin film media, embedded controllers; and computer aided design and manufacturing. These achievements were made during his tenure at world class companies including Xebec, Hewlett-Packard, Spectra-Physics, and Bell Telephone Laboratories. At Xebec, he led the creation and management of a state-of-the-art automated factory in Nevada that employed over 1000 employees (was the largest industrial factory in Nevada). This plant produced disk drives, controllers, and other components for the IBM PC industry and consistently won top-quality awards from IBM, Dell, and HP through the use of manufacturing systems based on statistical process control. His recent activities include: design and deployment of utility-scale solar PV power plants; AI and IOT-based bioinformatics in the healthcare field; and, research and deployment of cannabis related technologies. He also sits on the board of several companies, both private and public serving as chair of audit and compensation committees. He is an honors' graduate of the University of Michigan with a BSEE and MSEE, and was awarded a Doctorate of Science from the University of Nevada. He has done post-graduate work in computer engineering (Ph.D. EE) at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Santa Clara, and the Graduate Study program of Bell Telephone Laboratories. He was inducted to the engineering honor societies of Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu.

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