Dr. David P. Chandler
- Job Objective:
- Position as a member or head of the top management team of a company developing products for emerging markets. Responsibilities to include: directing technical stall, participating in product selection, and interfacing with suppliers and the trade.
Thirty years leadership responsibilities with industries using state-of-the art electronic and electro-mechanical technologies.
- A talented conceptualizer with strong interpersonal skills.
- Creator and director of technical teams to bring concepts into reality.
- Skilled coordinator with both technical experts and the public.
Known in the industry as "the father of Intellivision".
- Led the Intellivision development from the conceptual stage into volume production; from no sales to over $500 million annual sales in less than 5 years.
- Headed the technical proposal team which architected the Minuteman Guidance and Control System, the largest production program in the history of Autonetics.
Architected, designed and developed a compact effective editor for multiple page documents,
- a special purpose TTL processor and
- a multiple output switching power supply half the size and weight of the smallest comparable supplies available.
- Developed an all magnetic computer capability - a version of which enabled a test program crucial to winning the Minuteman contract.
- Created an Advanced Development Team to develop next generation home entertainment, communication and computing equipment.
- Developed one of the first microprocessor-based video games; both the hardware and the software.
- Wrote the platform stabilization chapter for Inertial Guidance, the first text written on the subject.
- Testified as an expert witness in a Canadian tariff hearing resulting in a favorable decision for the company.
- Managed the team which adapted a computer for use in shipboard testing of an inertial navigation system - led to the inertial navigation for the first trip under the North Pole.
D.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Carnegie Tech
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech
B.S., Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State
- Board member and active participant in numerous professional and trade organizations.
Undated, but obviously post-Mattel.