Paul Sorensen – Co-Founder, Vice President of Operations
Universal Synaptics Corporation co-founder, co-owner and Vice President of Operations, has over 30 years of industry experience in electronics manufacture, field failure analysis, product repair, design verification testing, reliability engineering and quality assurance. Mr. Sorensen began his professional career with Iomega Corporation where he worked for 29 years. During this period, Mr. Sorensen participated in the company’s explosive growth from $51 million in 1984 to over $1.7 billion in 1997, shipping over 100 million products worldwide. During his career with Iomega, Mr. Sorensen was tasked to develop, implement and manage a world-class Product Field Returns/Technical Support Failure Analysis System with automated tracking, reporting, warranty reserve projection and financial impact analysis. Once implemented, the enormous gains in quality improvement from utilization of its actionable, root-cause tracking and reporting metrics, coupled with a robust closed-loop corrective action process, contributed substantially to Iomega wining the Shingo Prize for Excellence in Manufacturing in 1992.