Jonathan ProppJonathan Propp

Jonathan Propp has 30 years experience in product development, process development, and innovation management.

As a consultant, Propp has helped companies deploy product development methodologies from phase/gate to Agile for both hardware and software. He has implemented portfolio management, linking product development to strategy, trained in product management and voice of the customer techniques, and identified new markets and applications for technologies under development. He has led innovation workshops and helped companies build a pipeline of new products and services to bring to market.

Prior to his consulting career, Propp held a variety management positions in operations and product development at Hewlett-Packard, Acuson, and Sun Microsystems, where he was responsible for worldwide deployment of the product lifecycle process and system architecture process.

Propp holds an AB degree from Harvard College and and MBA from Yale School of Management. He is a certified New Product Development Professional (NPDP) and a Certified Scrum Master. He teaches the course "New Product Development" at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, and has previously taught at the UC Davis School of Management and the Haas Business School at UC Berkeley.


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