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Norman Hairston
Worked at Corning, Intel, Mitsubishi, Honeywell
Attended MIT, Stanford
Lives in Santa Rosa, CA
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Consultant
Employment
  • Corning, Intel, Mitsubishi, Honeywell
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Currently
Santa Rosa, CA
Previously
Gary, Indiana - Boston, Pittsburgh, Painted Post NY,
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I have both Chemical Engineering and Materials Science degrees from MIT and an MBA from Stanford.  I have managed customer service, sales, marketing, and engineering organizations in a variety of fields.  My technical expertise includes: optical storage, optical communications, LCD as well as other flat panel display, glass, plastic, metals and wood.  My commercial skills include product line management, economics, marketing, sales, and strategic planning.

My volunteer activities have included the Stanford Business School Alumni Consulting Team, Junior Achievement, South Bay Youth Soccer, Silicon Valley Community Ventures, Friends of MIT Wrestling, Salvation Army Bell Ringer.

I have run a business that went from zero to 70% RONA; I have grown a product line from scratch to full factory capacity in 18 Months.  I introduced Corning's CEO to Steve Jobs sparking the development of Gorilla Glass and the establishment of a Corning R&D lab in Silicon Valley.  I currently work as a consultant in business strategy and market research
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Introduced Steve Jobs to Corning CEO sparking Gorilla Glass development
Education
  • MIT, Stanford
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