President and Owner
An entrepreneur who has founded 4 start-up businesses, Chris Dooley is inspired by new opportunities. Chris currently owns 2 companies including Clever Innovations a point of purchase advertising equipment manufacturer and Product Spring a children’s product inventing business with over 70 items sold to date in the toy, swimming pool and juvenile industries. Previously Chris owned Elephant Steps a children’s recreation center that also provided focus group services to Playtex, Fisher Price and many others. Additionally Chris owned Online Devices that was the exclusive sales representatives for Elan Microelectronics Co in North America.
Before founding his own businesses, Chris worked for consumer product companies including Hasbro, Marvel’s Toy Biz division as a Vice President and iRobot where he was responsible for Marketing, Sales and Operations for the launch of Roomba the robotic vacuum cleaner. Chris has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and an MBA in Marketing & Finance from New York University. Chris is the inventor of 11 issued patents and 7 additional patents pending. Chris grew up in Hong Kong and has extensive experience sourcing products from China.
Areas of expertise:
Product Development Consulting
New Product Launches Pricing
Operations Strategy Supply Chain Management
Negotiations & Deal Closing Distribution Channel Strategy
Project Management Market Research
Process Reengineering Intellectual Property
Technology Management & Implementation Product & Sales Presentations
Asian Sourcing & Procurement