Rob D.

Project management specialist in Toy Retailing & Electronic Appliances

United States of America

Experienced Product Manager that produces results by leveraging past experience and personal traits: • Leadership without direct authority to foster collaborative team environments and drive business...see more

  • Entertainment & Leisure
  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Games & Toys
  • Product Management


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Product Manager

The Step2 Company
4 years
Current position
Sep 2018 - Present
▪ Managed portfolio of over 250 SKUs that represented more than $170M in annual revenue. ▪ Established and evaluated product line metrics to achieve goal levels of profitability. ▪ Coo...see more

Product Manager

Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions
1 year
Apr 2017 - Sep 2018
▪ Initiated and championed new product development partnership, which grossed $6M in incremental revenue in first 6 months and won a 2019 Pro Tool Innovation Award for Specialty Plumbin...see more

Founder & Director

Rodu Training
4 years
Jan 2013 - Sep 2016
• Created first ultimate-specific training facility in the world and grew the company to $50K/year in revenue. • Controlled all operations including facility build, marketing strategie...see more

Mechanical Engineer

6 years
Feb 2011 - Mar 2017
▪ Led cost savings project to realize $5.5M in annual savings. As Project Manager, overseeing all project aspects, including product design updates, supplier changes, and inventory mana...see more

Process Control Engineer

Philips Healthcare
3 years
May 2008 - Feb 2011
▪ Coordinated all process validation activities to transfer Philips Lifeline manufacturing lines from Framingham, MA, to Pittsburgh, PA, resulting in zero downtime and zero backorders. ...see more

Environmental Engineering Research Assistant

Hunter Wetlands Center Australia
4 months
Jun 2006 - Oct 2006
• Managed water conservation project • Designed systems for water reclamation • Developed strong multicultural relationship skills

Research Assistant

Vascular Biomechanics Research Laboratory
2 years
May 2005 - May 2007
• Designed equipment using Solidworks software • Gained experience with small animal surgery • Utilized cell culture techniques

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Games & Toys
  • Entertainment & Leisure
  • Electrical Equipments & Components

Role experience

  • Product Management