Allen M. Adolph has over 40 years of experience in managing local and offshore turnkey manufacturing/global distribution activities, supporting fast track “new product introduction” programs and implementing business system applications for both early stage start-up companies and high volume public firms. Allen served as VP of Operations for several technology startup companies (Adaptive, Whitetree Technology, Atmosphere Networks, Atoga Systems, Aperto Networks and SkyPilot Networks), and held senior management operations positions at public companies (Arris, NET and Dataproducts Corporation). Since founding ACS in 2008, Allen has worked with both early and late stage companies in the telecom (wireless and optical), data storage, medical device and consumer products. Clients include Kumu Networks, PowerCloud, Violin Memory, CyanOptics, Velocould Networks, GoPro, Conceptus, Fox Thermal, Game Golf (Active Mind), and Aperia Technologies.
Allen has a BS degree in Business Administration – Operations Research from California State University Northridge; CPIM certification from APICS. Allen serves as a technical advisory board member for EMBCube, Fastor Systems, Green Platform Corporation and the Product Realization Group. Allen also continues to participate as a guest lecturer on NPI/DFM concepts at UC Davis, Santa Clara University and Stanford graduate schools.