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John Kipp
Currently on Sabbatical , Semiconductors
San Jose, CA, United States
Business Professional with over 15 years of experience at a Semiconductor company, demonstrating success with distribution management, sales operations, revenue forecasting, training, and pricing. I work well across functional teams (IT, Finance, Operations, Quality, among others) and under time constraints.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
Professional Experience:
Developed a novel pricing structure that spanned current and future process nodes and was dependent on step pricing. Modeled it, calculated the impact on the company’s gross profits, and gained approval of management.

Implemented a “bottoms up” sales forecast process that streamlined the entire sales forecasting process. Engaged a third-party software provider that allowed each level of Sales to forecast their businesses and roll aggregate to each level of management, ultimately to the VP of Sales, while ensuring strict visibility/confidentiality guidelines Data utilized for forecast calls and presentations and culminated into a single forecast for the Sales organization

Established and implemented pricing strategies to achieve revenue and gross margin targets for 5 Tier-1 Communications and Data Center accounts with annual Xilinx revenues over $50M. 2013 Design Wins had potential for $138M in lifetime revenue.
Queen's University, Kingston Ontario
BA - Honours in Economics and History.

Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California
BSc - Engineering Physics
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    Years of Experience:
    15-20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Some Spanish
    United States
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