Jerrold C. Manock
|Jerrold C. Manock
14 Kingsland Terrace
Burlington, VT 05401
Business Telephone: (802) 864-8183
1979 - 1984: Apple Computer, Inc., Cupertino, CA: Corporate Manager of Product Design.
Formed and supervised a special design group that eventually had the
1972 - 1975: Telesensory Systems, Inc., Palo Alto, CA: Chief Mechanical Engineer.
Supervision of cost reduction programs for the Optacon, a device to allow
the blind to read ordinary
1968 - 1972: Hewlett-Packard Co., Microwave Division, Palo Alto, CA: Product Design Engineer.
Responsible for the mechanical design and ergonomics for 13 electronic
1994 - 1995: DesignLink, Burlington, VT - Principal, Integrated
o For Karhu, U.S.A., Design Consulting for a new line of inline skates.
o For Riedell Shoes, Inc., Design and Development of an innovative ice
hockey skate system.
1976 - Present: Manock Comprehensive Design, Inc., Palo Alto,
o Electronic packaging for Northern California clients such as Ford Aerospace and Varian Associates.
o Consulted for Apple Computer starting in 1977. In this capacity,
responsible for the
o Since moving to Vermont in 1985, focus has been on designing and
marketing proprietary products
o Design collaboration on, and construction supervision of a passive
solar post and beam single family
o For Concept II, Inc., Morrisville, VT; FlexFoot® Ergometer Foot Retaining System and a User's Manual.
o For Sundance Solar Products, Inc.; Design and Development of
Diogenes®, a solar powered uninterruptible
o For Connextex, LLRP; Design and Development of The Rumbler, a
three-axis shaker used in orthopedic
1984 - Present: Kinetic Software, Inc. / JetReady Travel Services, Woodside, CA: Participating Minority Stockholder.
Review of products, literature, and marketing plans for passive solar design software and daylighting design software.
Conceptualization and initial planning of a patented expert system
computer program, currently in use in travel agencies
1989 - 1991: The MacResource People®, South Burlington, VT: Founder.
A retail service bureau specializing in providing training, consultation,
hardware access, and information specifically for
1987 - 1990: Innovation Partners, Inc., Princeton, NJ: Founding Partner.
A consulting company to help businesses innovate to bring products to new
markets by integrating multidisciplinary
o 1989 - Present: The Nyctea Foundation, San Jose, CA - Chairman of the Board.
A nonprofit, 501(c)(3) corporation whose goal is to foster computer
literacy as a tool to allow Native American
o 1989 - 1990: Odyssey of the Mind: Coach of Vermont State Champions, 1990. Problem Judge, 2001.
o Summer / Fall 1991: Participation in Vermont State
Department of Education Math, Science, and Technology
o 1999-2001: Contributing member of Curriculum Design Team,
Technical Education Committee, and Site Selection
o 2000: Selected to attend 9 month long Leadership Champlain program
sponsored by the Lake Champlain Regional
o Summer 2001 - Present: Volunteer boat builder for the Canal
Schooner Project of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.
o One of 4 instructors for an experimental Integrated Math, Science, and
Technology course, Burlington High School, 1994-95.
o Adjunct Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Department, for Integrated
Product Development, an interdepartmental concurrent
Three published papers.
o 1968 - Present: American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
o 1976 - Present: American Solar Energy Society.
o 1976 - 1983: Industrial Design Society of America, San Francisco Chapter
Vice Chairman (in charge of programs)
o Married, two children.
o Hobbies include hiking, backpacking, skiing, sailing, travel, woodworking,
Taiko drum building, and reading.