Organization: Breault Research Organization Inc. (BRO)
Type of organization: Company
Country: United States
Chairman & founder BRO, an optical engineering software developer & consulting company. Participated in the analysis of renowned spacebased sensors incl. the Hubble Telescope, IRAS, DIRBE, IBSS, ISO, GALILIEO (orbited Jupiter), CASSINI (orbited Saturn) & many military optical sensors. Co-Chairman of the Arizona Optics Industry Association, a statewide organization dedicated to the development of the optics industry, an important economic resource to the state of Arizona. Helped export this concept into the int'l arena & played a role in the formation of optics clusters around the world.
Type of activities that best describe my current responsabilities: Lead organisation, set strategy and action agenda, design programs and policies .
I have been active in economic development for: More than 15 years .
I have experience with the following economic development-related tools: Industry analysis , Regional economic analysis , Cluster analysis , Benchmarking , Evaluation , Foresight , Facilitation , Training , Project management .
I have experience with the following economic development-related topics: Internationalization , Investment attraction , Innovation, R&D , Workforce development , SME upgrading , Location/cluster/marketing/branding/communications , Social inclusion/social responsibility , Emerging clusters , Impact assessment/evaluation , Capacity building , Cities , Rural regions , Economic development in emerging/developing economies .
I have worked in the following world regions: Oceania , Africa , Asia , Europe , Latin America & Caribbean , North America .
I have worked in the following industries: Aerospace , Agro-Food , Automotive , Biotechnology , Business & Financial Services , Micro- and Nanotechnology , Optics and Photonics , Software .
I am fluent (to high proficient) in the following languages: English .
I am interested in: Participating in joint programs/cooperation projects , Doing peer reviews of programs/policies/initiatives , Consulting , Being a speaker .