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Don is a consultant to high technology companies and a former Adjunct Professor at the OHSU School of Medicine, Division of Management (formerly the Oregon Graduate Institute) teaching graduate courses in Global Business Management and Operations Management for 5 years. Don has also taught operations management courses at Oregon State University.
In 2005, Don retired from a 33 year career in high technology companies including Hewlett-Packard, Kentrox Industries, Protocol Systems, Integrated Measurement Systems, and Credence Systems. Don was the President/COO of Integrated Measurement Systems. Inc (IC test validation systems – NASDAQ; IMSC), a $75Million public company until it was acquired by Credence Systems. While at Credence Systems, Don held executive level M&A responsibilities in the USA, Japan, and Germany and was the VP of Japanese Operations for Credence Systems.
Don has18 years of executive level experience in corporate strategic planning at four high tech companies including several years of leading the strategic planning process.
Don has a BS from the Naval Academy and a MBA from the Harvard Business School. He served 7 years in nuclear submarines and, also, was an instructor on a state-of-the-art naval nuclear power plant for the US Navy.