I am a 20+ year veteran of the footwear industry with a wide range of roles such as: VP Engineering, Director of Development, Brand Manager and Product Innovation with deep experience in athletic, outdoor and casual footwear. I have worked in a global environment being based both in the USA and China in addition to working extensively in Europe particularly in Italy and the Netherlands. I have focused on both the front end of product, i.e. Product and Brand Strategy, Design and Product Creation and on the technical side in Commercialization, Production and Sourcing. I have also experienced and learned several different corporate cultures and their best practices.