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About Tom Holden

  • Urgent? (Must be employed within 60 days) Yes
  • Industry Computer HardwareComputer NetworkingComputer SoftwareInformation Technology and Services
  • Years of Experience (In Field) 30
  • Employment Status Actively Looking
  • Willing to relocate? No
  • Job types Engineering


Progressive engineering leader with 25+ years of experience in the high-tech industry and a proven record of bringing complex and innovative technology to market.

  • People-oriented management experience with cross-functional teams
  • Product planning, development and delivery expert for global markets
  • Proven track record taking ideas and applying them to new markets in inventive ways
  • Digital transformation change leader and champion



  • 2013 - 2019
    Total Phase

    Director of Engineering

    Director and hands-on contributor to complete product lifecycles for embedded communication development tools; manager of IT systems and teams, both internal and external. • Key member of executive team for setting budget, target markets and capabilities; set and led compa-ny mission, direction and culture • Led successful digital transformation from hardware focused to software focused company through the use of new platforms, new methodologies, virtualization and cloud migration • Created multi-year visionary product roadmap for accelerated growth and market share which led to doubling of revenue and quadrupling of profit • Grew the TAM for our products from 10 million USD to over 30 million USD by developing products for USB, HDMI, DisplayPort, I2C, SPI, eSPI, A2B and CANBus • Dramatically improved existing product manufacturability and production yield, achieving less than 0.3% OOB failures and long-term reliability rates through redesign and greater test coverage • Managed global offshore engineering and support teams; sourced and hired IT service providers and oversaw internal and external systems

  • 2007 - 2013

    Director of Project Management

    Manager of entire project management team, direct project manager, owner of product development process and engineering budget coordinator for industrial networking company. • Provided one-on-one direction and leadership development for all company project managers • Led successful product development and launch of multiple AMI “smart meters” designed in California, built overseas and shipped worldwide; shipping volume exceeded one million units per year • Streamlined product development process (PDP) with cost and time savings of up to 20% and introduced collaborative decision-making process resulting in higher project team engagement • Coordinated cross-functional budget for $35-million engineering division

  • 2006

    Director of Programs


Technical Management
Hardware Development
Project Management
Program Management
Software Development

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