Consulted on several MEMS projects, primarily for high volume production of consumer MEMS inertial sensors and successfully achieved adoption of product at major foundry....more Performed due diligence on several startups for Alliance of Angels in Seattle and for personal portfolio. Anthony F. Flannery Jr.
Director of MEMS Engineering Responsible for recruiting, hiring and managing the MEMS design team. Managed the relationship and project status of Taiwanese foundry. Have contributed...more directly through analytical and FEA modeling at critical points in the design phase. Participated in customer meetings in U.S., Taiwan, and China to match device design with market expectations. Satisfied due diligence of venture capitalists in two rounds of funding. Focus has been on the right design in a high-yield
Director of Engineering
2006 - 2009 (over 3 years)
Responsible for managing and contributing to all engineering activities in the Palo Alto office of Axept: FEA, solid modeling (Solidworks), package design, analytical modeling,...more process design, failure analysis, test system design, and vendor coordination. Accomplishments include * Successful delivery of a self-calibrating, media compatible pressure sensor for the U.S. Navy. * Successful delivery of an extremely stable, avionics grade pressure sensor with drift less than 0.05%/year. Inventor of e
Founder, Founder, Director of Development
2003 - 2006 (over 2 years)
As Founder, initially responsible for early phase process design, FEA (Coventor) of design, and foundry survey. Prepared materials for and participated in meetings with venture...more capitalists and corporate investors. Post-funding, as Director of Development, assumed responsibility for delivery of the Invensense dual-axis gyroscope and its transition to production. After hand-off to operations, moved into technical support role for marketing. Participated in sales calls in Japan and Korea with group
. Anthony F. Flannery Jr. Initially as Senior MEMS Engineer, responsibilities included failure analysis of high-density mirror arrays with specific recommendations for process...more changes to address and eliminate causes of failures. Built automated test and characterization station to meet unique requirements of TNI mirror array. Provided technical oversight and support for team of 7 MEMS engineers in pre-production. Worked closely with foundry to achieve an excellent win-win relationship that becam
Acorn Behavioral HealthCare Management
1989 - 1993 (about 4 years)
Advised management during the selection and installation of company's first central miniframe computer. Reviewed vendor proposals for software units to determine areas of...more client-specific modification and areas of improvement. Wrote software modules to interact with vendor database. Conducted training sessions for application software and system administration. * Designed and implemented a zip-code based, latitude and longitude geographic locator that cut the amount of time necessary to locate a
Tour Accountant Negotiated settlement of contract performances for world tours of music artists. Directed and monitored the finances of tours in North America, Europe, Australia,...more and Asia. Client artists included Eric Clapton, Yes, Billy Idol, Prince, Neil Young, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Repeated success at bringing technical products to market.
Managed multidisciplinary team at Graftworx to build medical devices for successful animal trial and clinical studies.
Co-founder of Invensense with multiple key patents (IPO, later acquisition).
Key member of team developing worlds smallest, single-chip accelerometer. (mCube).
Lead designer on aviation grade pressure sensor successfully passing qualification testing.