Skip La Fetra

R&D Manager / Quality Manager / Senior Program Manager

Retired, considering part-time or temporary opportunities of special interest.

Leadership at the intersection of Development, Process, and Quality.

Retired R&D professional with more than thirty years of experience and accomplishment in high-technology R&D. Fluent in Software development, Hardware development and Program management. Experienced manager with deep experience in R&D and Quality management. Expert with high-profile, tight Consumer product schedules.

Committed to developing teams into high-performance workgroups at the intersection of R&D, Process and Quality.

I delight in driving value at the intersection of Development, Process and Quality. After three decades with Hewlett-Packard in R&D, Quality, and Program Management in Business and Consumer Electronics, I retired from a Senior Program Management position at SK hynix memory solutions, a position in the high-technology industry which combines attention to detail, management (of people and of programs), and a high level of impact on business results and customer satisfaction. 

Project Management Professional (PMP), member PMI
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), member ScrumAlliance
Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), member IEEE
Black Belt Process & Quality Advocate
MSEE (Stanford)


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