Silicon Valley, CA
Angela Hey is a management consultant who helps ventures commercialize technology and launch new products. She also helps companies assess technology partners and discover new markets. Companies engage Angela because she can see the big picture, as well as understanding technology details. She draws on her wide experience and industry contacts to propel businesses to new levels.
As a marketing manager, Angela created plans, launched products and gave presentations. She has worked with mobile devices, smart antennas, character recognition scanners and enterprise software. She combines executive ideas with hands-on execution, rapidly creating materials for sales support, websites and publications.
As a technologist, Angela started by solving set covering algorithms using mathematical programming, network and graph theory algorithms. She worked with telephone companies, demonstrating how software standards could reduce costs and looking at interfaces for hundreds of operations support systems. In corporate R&D, she has advised managers on how to move products from the lab to the marketplace. As a hobby, she keeps up her skills by developing websites using content management systems, online services and commercial packages.
As an analyst, Angela has written market research reports on enterprise software, advised on computer industry acquisitions and given executive seminars. She has also analyzed markets for semiconductors, messaging systems and open source software.
As a technology reporter, Angela has followed a wide range of software companies, including those in search, shopping, security and sports.