Ron Hurtig is a senior R&D professional with entrepreneurial spirit and deep experience in new product development and commercialization. Strong career record of progressive and expanded management responsibilities. Led design, integration and implementation of critical gating and front to back-end innovation processes for effective and successful R&D outcomes. Managed multi-culture, multi-language, and multi-site teams. Delivered valuable results within budgeted financial and human resource constraints. Motivated to share this experience with technology start-ups and small enterprises striving for commercialization and growth.