TechCXO Taps Goldberg to Lead Silicon Valley Office

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Veteran Operations, Technology & Product Executive Dr. Howard Goldberg Named Managing Partner – Northern California

TechCXO®, a leading provider of C-Suite-level strategic and functional consulting services for technology companies, today announced it is expanding in California to include Silicon Valley and the surrounding Northern California region, and that Dr. Howard Goldberg will lead its efforts as Managing Partner for the region. This expansion is in addition to TechCXO’s presence in Greater Los Angeles.

“Howard combines sharp entrepreneurial skills with proven, C-level leadership. He has a proven track record of successfully driving key operations metrics for publicly-traded, privately-held, and VC/PE backed corporations across many verticals,” said Kent Elmer, TechCXO’s Managing Partner. “He will be a steady hand for emerging and high-growth technology companies and be a terrific mentor to his TechCXO colleagues. We’re very happy to have him guiding our efforts in Silicon Valley.”

“We will be a great, multi-discipline option for companies here seeking strategic, interim and part-time executive experience that can deliver results,” said Howard Goldberg, TechCXO Managing Partner – Northern California. “We believe that the TechCXO model of providing high-quality C-Suite-level support suits Silicon Valley well.”

Howard Goldberg is a seasoned Operations and Technology executive with over 20 years of experience working for high-tech companies that have offered solutions to a wide range of industries: Microelectronics and Sensors, Industrial Process Control, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Medical Devices, Defense, Supply-Chain, and Energy. Howard has a proven track record of successfully driving key operations metrics and continuous improvement initiatives, managing in-house and outsourced manufacturing relationships, sales and marketing efforts, contract negotiations, technology development, product commercialization, accessing capital markets and investors, and P&L management for companies with multiple sites and international presence.

Dr. Goldberg holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan; his M.S.E.E. is from the University of Michigan; his B.S.E.E. is from Lehigh University; and he was a post-doctoral research associate at M.I.T. [Read Dr. Goldberg's full bio at: .

TechCXO is also announcing the addition of Michelle Sullivan as Partner - Sales & Marketing, Operations, Product, and Human Capital. Over the past 20 years, Ms. Sullivan has played various roles as a global technology executive, entrepreneur, leadership development consultant, educator, and executive coach working with organizations ranging from innovative start-ups to international Fortune 5 companies.

Ms. Sullivan has worked across a wide range of industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Entertainment & Media, Consumer Packaged Goods, Professional Sports, Automotive, Chemical, Manufacturing, Environmental Services, Human Resources, Higher Education, Oil & Gas, and Semiconductor.

Ms. Sullivan has successfully built technology-centric start-ups from the ground up across many industries. She also has a proven track record at the enterprise level managing complex enterprise initiatives; aligning business units, stakeholders, partnerships, and customers ensuring alignment with corporate strategy.

Ms. Sullivan holds a BS from the University of Michigan and MS in Global Business & Leadership from the University of San Diego. She has certifications in Business Process Management, Project Management Professional (PMP), Everything DiSC, 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, and Executive Coaching.

About TechCXO
TechCXO is a professional services firm that provides experienced, C-Suite professionals to deliver strategic and functional consulting services for technology companies. TechCXO has helped more than 600 tech companies at every stage of their growth, development and transition, including concept and early-stage tech companies -- for whom we’ve advised on more than $3 billion in transactions -- to late-stage and mature technology companies. TechCXO two major practice areas are: Finance, Operations and Transactions/Transaction Support and Strategy, Marketing & Sales, and the firm has appeared on the Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Private list every year since 2008.

With offices in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, the Carolinas, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Florida, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Antonio and Silicon Valley, TechCXO creates value for our clients by leveraging knowledge and experience to create options to: Invest, Reposition, Obtain Capital, Build Market Visibility, Increase Revenue, Make Acquisitions, Build Sales Channels, Enter New Markets, Develop New Products, Improve Operating Margins and Exit.

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