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Wayne Jones
8383 SW Mapleridge Drive
Portland, Oregon 97225-6429
Tel: 503-297-9661 | Cell: 503-819-2669
e-mail: wayne@waynejones.net


Senior team management position in an engineering/marketing environment. Application of communication skills (print, web, seminar) to present sophisticated technical material in an understandable manner. Development of new market opportunities and products.

Professional History

Intel Corporation June 2005 to Present (Semiconductor and Computer Equipment Manufacturer)

  Operations Manager, Intel Press (Feb 2006-March 2007)
  • Managed production of technical books from manuscript to finished book including prepress, illustrations, printing and distribution.
  • Developed and implemented new processes and procedures to improve efficiency and lower cost.
  • Redesigned and rebuild complete Intel Press Intranet including new branding, improved organization, and new content.
  • Organized conversion of new and existing books to new Intel 3.0 branding.
  Field Training Manager (June 2005-Feb 2006)
  • Managed field training events with partner companies.
  • Developed BKMs to improve inter-group communication, reduce errors and improve efficiency. Received award for contribution to 2005 Amplify program.

SigmaTel Corporation March 2005 to Dec 2005 (Semiconductor Manufacturer)

  Independent Contractor
  • Developed white paper on audio quality for internal guidance and training, external promotion, and development programs to improve audio performance.
  • Co-authored a technology book on High Definition Audio including content, illustrations, and poster of detailed system diagram.

Audio Precision April 1991 to Jan 2005 (Manufacturer of professional audio test equipment)
VP of Applications Engineering (2000-2004)
  • Established liaison with key customers to assess their needs, determine how to apply Audio Precision's products and resources to solve these needs, and integrate their feedback into product development. Sales increased with these customers after engagement.
  • Designed, wrote, and published technical and promotional material to promote products and applications leading to increased sales. These included web seminars, applications notes, technical white papers, and magazine articles. See list with examples in supplemental documentation.
  • Developed special applications programs to enter new market opportunities. See PC Audio Test and Harman speaker test program example in work samples.
  • Defined and documented requirements for new product development. Comprehensive report became the starting point and future reference document for engineering planning.
Director of Publications and Web (1993-2002)
  • Editor, content provider, and publisher of AUDIO.TST, a 12-page, quarterly newsletter.
  • Developed technical publications including User Manuals, Application Notes, Technical Product Data Sheets, white papers, manufacturing documentation, supplementary customer documentation.
  • Created and managed corporate web site including generation of all content
  • Created and managed corporate intranet to serve as an information source for engineers and other employees. Trained several staff as contributors. Site is now the primary information exchange for all company communication.
Director of Product Development (1994-1998)
  • Successfully coordinated and managed engineering development for several new products.
  • Managed and monitored project schedule and fostered regular and continuous interdepartmental communication for improved efficiency.
  • Coordinated market requirements, engineering constraints, manufacturing needs, and schedule limitations for optimal results.
  • Detail-oriented management to insure successful on-time completion of customer documentation, product packaging, and product launch.
  Director of Technical Support (1991-1995)
  • Managed and grew technical support team.
  • Setup and managed Customer Training Program, an effective hands-on 2 to 4-day classroom program highly praised by attendees.
  • Developing special applications programs to apply existing products to satisfy particular customer needs. Published associated documentation. (See TechNotes in supplemental documentation.)

Amber Electro Design Inc. April 1974 to Dec 1990 (Manufacturer of professional audio test equipment)

Founder and President.
  • Managed company growth from startup to $3M size including administrative, financial, engineering, manufacturing, and marketing. Developed initial products completely, conceived all subsequent products and managed their development. Developed and managed sales network. Produced all sales literature, managed trade show participation.

Education: 3-years towards B.Sc. Honors Physics, Loyola University, Montreal, Canada

Updated June 7, 2013