GRAY BRIGHT

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIST

16+ years experience in product development, operations, buying and management at international retailers, innovative start-ups.

Strong technical background (Robotic & Mechatronic Engineering) with ability to successfully work at C-level.

Employment

  • DIRECTOR OF INNOVATION-X2015 - 2016

    Josephmark

    InnovationX - Focused on experimentation, innovation and development of bleeding edge digital properties across multiple verticals.Digital properties developed by Josephmark include: HASH (www.thehash.today/), Undrtone (www.undrtone.com/), Airsickness (www.tunes.apple.com/us/app/as-surf/id946421353?mt=8)

  • CREATOR AND HOST2015 - 2016

    The Tomorrow Show

    Late Night Talk Show focused on Science and Technology, following the format of a Late Night Talk Show (such as “Jimmy Fallon” and “Conan”) but is based on the belief that scientists and engineers are the new rock-stars. #tomorrowshow - www.thetomorrowshow.io

  • CO-FOUNDER2015 - 2016

    Groupie Stick

    The perfect tool to take epic group shots! Superior design. Bluetooth shutter. 4 colors. $30 + shipping. #groupiestick - www.groupiestick.co

  • PROJECT2013 - 2014

    will.i.am - i.am.bizzy | HLY | AF

    Project development...

  • VICE PRESIDENT - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT2013 - 2014

    AlumniFunder (Crowdfunding)

    Crowdfunding platform to facilitate the connection between funders and founders for projects ranging from varying sectors such as design and event management to bleeding-edge technology research projects. The platform supports equity investing in startups and technology-transfer initiatives.

  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER2011 - 2013

    Zenixx (Electronics Manufacturer)

    Lead the global expansion of Australia/Chinese based consumer electronics company Zenixx.Company wide production included over 600 electronic products from AV to Youth Electronics. Produced both private label and licensed brands (such as Barbie, Hot Wheels, Skylanders, Simpsons, South Park and more) selling product to distributors and retailers globally.

  • PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER2010 - 2011

    Dick Smith Electronics (Electronics Retailer)

    Responsible for the production, supply and merchandising of products under the private label and control label brands. Developed merchandising strategies, budgets,sales targets and profit objectives whilst being responsible for the planning, oversight and execution of the product development process and team of engineers.

  • BUSINESS MANAGER / NATIONAL BUYER2009 - 2010

    Dick Smith Electronics (Electronics Retailer)

    Developed and executed product ranges and promotional programs in the Computer Peripherals category. Category increased from fifth to second largest revenue within company whilst increasing profit to company leader.

  • EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE2000 - 2009

    Woolworths Limited (Multiple Division Retailer)

    Various roles within multiple divisions at Australia’s largest retail corporation group, over a total employment period of 11 years. Completed internal graduate program.

Education

  • ROBOTIC AND MECHATRONIC ENGINEERING2001 - 2004

    Swinburne University

    This study brought together the complementary disciplines of Robotics and Mechatronics, which are founded in the Engineering Sciences, Software, Mechanical / Electronic Engineering.

    Major emphasis placed on automation of systems and manufacturing. Embracing the design and operation of diverse devices and their integration with other systems.

  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION2013

    Trustforte Corporation (Bachelor equivalency)

    Awarded Bachelor Degree equivalency by a verified review of professional credentials and prior academic results. Verified experience in business administration, strategy, marketing and related disciplines of business practice.

Core Competencies

  • Innovative

  • Technical

  • Commerical

  • Strategic

  • Creative

  • Motivated

Interests

  • Electronics

  • Internet of Things

  • Object Hacking

  • Standup Comedy

  • Design

  • Fun

Favourite Movies

  • Back to the Future

  • Ghostbusters

  • Ferris Bueller

  • Sneakers

  • Poolhall Junkies

  • War Games

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Contact info

  • United States: Los Angeles
  • Australia: Melbourne / Sydney

  • Email: gray@graybright.com
  • Phone: +1 310 321 2456
  • Website: www.graybright.com

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