Alexander Claire

Alexander Frank St. Claire
StClaire@alum.mit.edu
4100 Guthrie Drive, Plano, TX 75024
214-444-9898

Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Minor in Management
Patents: Five Patents; US 8,336,439; US 7,878,103; US 8,074,552; US 8,091,464; US 8,987,578

Business & Engineering Work Experience:

Raytheon (2004-2016)
International Technology Lead for Global Trade (2012-Present)
Provide technical leadership for a 29 person multidisciplinary team supporting 30 aerospace products
generating ~$4B/year of exports. Manage mechanical and electrical product design efforts focused on
achieving US regulatory technology approvals. Responsible for international technology growth
roadmaps. Direct overhaul, design, and implementation of new tools and processes to enhance
effectiveness, reduce legal risks, and operate cost-effectively through major US regulatory changes.
Engineering Trade Compliance Committee Lead (2014-Present)
Serve as one of four business leads in standardizing system engineering and quality processes across
the organizations for supporting international growth while maintaining legal export compliance.
Technical Product Manager for Advanced Systems & Technology (2011-2012)
Identified a promising sensor technology where the company had no market presence. Grew a four-
person team which successfully achieved a $1M sole-source contract. Led team through program
execution. Milestones delivered on time and within budget. Follow-on contracts continue to date.
Business Capture Manager for Energy Solutions (2009-2011)
Developed a new business area in an adjacent market for real-time control and automation systems.
Established a four-person team to develop novel product offerings. Engaged customers and efforts led
to several initial contracts totaling $2M. The business continues to grow and provide revenues.
Integrated Product Team Lead for Advanced Systems & Technologies (2008-2009)
Led technical solution development that resulted in a $12M contract for Soldier electronics. Managed
team morale in a challenging work environment. Significantly cut costs to remain cost-competitive.
Systems Engineer Co-op for emerging infrared vision systems (2004-2007)
Revised manufacturing quality testing techniques resulting in $1.2M of savings. Designed new camera
detector and optical assemblies for Soldier-based systems.

Harvard Cooperative Society (2007-2008)
Director, Board of Directors. Led transition to online sales for 7 Harvard and MIT bookstores.

Awards and Recognitions:
Raytheon High Potential – Designated by management to top 1% of employees (2010-2015)
Raytheon Mentorship Award – Awarded for assisting others grow professionally (2014)
Raytheon Technical Honors – Awarded by peers for technical leadership (2011-2012)
2012 Raytheon Ethics Award – For resolution of a company’s ITAR export violation (2012)
Raytheon Capture Management – Certified to commit company to efforts up to $250M (2012)
Engineering Honor Societies – Tau Beta Pi (top 5% of MIT Engineering) and Pi Tau Sigma
Solar Car Race Design Lead (2004-2006) – 3rd in North America (2006); 6th in World (2006)

  • Updated 8 years ago

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