Frank Harris, MBA, NPDP
Frank Harris started his new product development career on the front lines as an application sales engineer for an industrial products company.The next 20+ years were spent leading new product programs from developing business strategy to actual product launch for companies, including a start-up technology company. His management roles included Vice President of engineering, Vice President of marketing, sales and licensing, and CEO and President. During this period he led programs that in additional to starting new companies also included launching ten new products from power tools, cellular telephone battery chargers, and portable electronic accessory products for fortune 50 companies to food products. In addition to developing new products, Frank is an entrepreneur who held senior management positions with a start-up battery technology company and who, with a partner, started a restaurant franchising company.
Frank is a certified New Product Development Professional (NPDP) from PDMA. His education started at North Carolina State University where he received a BS in Engineering. He also received a Masters of Business Administration in marketing from George Washington University, Washington, DC. .
Frank his wife Judy and their three boys are passionate about helping children in foster care. The family opened its home to 8 different foster children over a 6 year period. Today, Frank mentors foster teenagers providing them access to an adult who cares, listens and councils them, with the objective of motivating the teenagers to finish high school.
Frederick is CEOof Keylingo Translations. He founded the company in 2004 to help businesses everywhere do business anywhere. Born into a military family, international travel and language are two things that Frederick has been familiarwith since the age of three. Now slightly older, Frederick believes that good translation is even more “Key” today than it was in the past. From managing a commercial loan portfolio of international clients at NationsBank, to receiving his MBA at the Goizueta Business School, and working as an expat in Santiago, Chile, Frederick honed his business skills before striking out on his own. Now with Keylingo well established and successful, Frederick is living his entrepreneurial dream and has now set his sights on helping others do the same.
“In the last couple decades, translation has become increasingly complex. Growing demand and low entry barriers make purchasing translation services like buying wine. You have a sea of potential choices, consisting of large and boutique producers and everything in between. The “Key” to making the right choice is to get educated.”
Lawrence A. Martin, III
In 2010 Lawrence started a new online company “1 World Educational Solutions Group, LLC.” providing online enablement and student retention services by providing an online platform to host, manage and deliver online classes and programs. Lawrence newest venture has already been provided provisional patents and he looks to expand his product to other market segments in the coming months.
Lawrence Martin is Director, Development and Realization at NCR, Inc. responsible for continuous improvements utilizing six sigma concept transformations.Lawrence is an AACSB Professionally Qualified and Certified college instructor, an executive certificate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in corporate strategy and organizational leadership; he earned an executive master of business administration degree with concentration in technology and finance from Auburn University and has a bachelor of science from Auburn University. Lawrence also holds Six Sigma Green Belt, Product Management Certification and numerous other awards and citations. in Process Management Engineering.