Product Creation Studio Promotes Sonja Takatori to Director of Program Management
Company Adds Velocity to Client Programs by Promoting Product Development Expert
Product Creation Studio is excited to announce the promotion of Sonja Takatori (CSM, PMP) to Director of Program Management. Sonja joined the company six months ago as a Senior Program Manager, and has provided invaluable expertise to client programs, particularly in the medical device sector. In her new role, she will manage the program management team, ensuring that client programs meet or exceed projected outcomes.
“Product Creation Studio’s work involves complex, multi-faceted engagements,” Cameron Smith, CEO, Product Creation Studio said. “Successful development and project completion requires rigorous and consistent management and seamless communication. Sonja’s vast experience in product development with many organizations is a huge benefit to our team, and our clients. We’re very excited to have her at the helm of our program management group.”
Sonja brings 29 years of product development experience in a wide variety of industries including regulated medical devices, consumer products and web applications. Prior to joining Product Creation Studio, Sonja worked at Philips Ultrasound, Expedia, Cardiac Science and Stratos Product Development. Sonja has partnered with many organizations to bring their technology and ideas to market including nanoMR (IVD instrument and disposable cartridge), Micronics (IVD instrument), and WelchAllyn (vital signs monitoring). She also has experience working on drug compliance, virtual reality and Class III implantable technologies.
With 20 years of experience in program management and nine years of experience in real-time embedded and user-interface software development, Sonja has managed teams throughout all phases of the development cycle, building products in the U.S. and Asia. Project management strengths include communication with clients and cross-functional team members, and collaborating with clients to achieve aggressive cost, schedule and performance goals.
Sonja holds a BS in Business and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Idaho. She is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
About Product Creation Studio
For nearly two decades, Product Creation Studio has fostered innovation and transformed ideas into meaningful products and experiences. With expertise in developing consumer, medical and industrial products, our team is trusted by some of the world’s most-recognized brands. Our ISO 13485:2016-certified quality system, PCS+, ensures quality development standards are applied to each and every project. From early funding to late stage development, we supercharge our client’s efforts by reducing time to market and providing an exceptional user experience for increased market success. Contact us to make your product vision a reality. www.productcreationstudio.com
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