Expertise

Business Development

  • Identifying potential business development partners
  • Negotiating long-term, multi-million dollar strategic partnerships with large and small Internet companies
  • Establishing relationships with content providers

Business Analysis

  • Extensive review of business plans in consultation with business, angel investors and venture capitalists
  • Performing business and technical due diligence on a wide range of companies in industries such as financial services, supply chain software, durable medical devices, fasteners, mixing systems, organic LEDs, industrial fibers, security, education and computer gaming
  • Needs assessment and requirements generation as the foundation for outsourcing or business expansion

Senior Corporate Management

  • Active participant in corporate strategic decisions including direction setting, fiscal planning, non-technical issues, human resources, M&A considerations, capital funding, etc
  • Actively involved in senior management (VP, EVP, Director, CxO) while performing consulting work for small, medium and large organizations

Product Management

  • Directed a product management department for 2+ years
  • Served as a product manager of an industry leading graphing for about a year
  • Managed multiple projects while working as a consultant

Technical Management

  • Lead the recruiting efforts to staff engineering departments interviewing many hundreds of applicants and making hiring decisions
  • Met the challenges of both small and large engineering departments having successfully managed budgets in excess of $3 million
  • Established department and corporate environments for such things as quality, vision, communication and priority
  • Strategically utilized external technology resources to better serve both engineering and other departments

Technology

  • Provided strategic technology direction for companies since 1992
  • Helped evaluate and implement content and ecommerce solutions since very early days of the web
  • Establishing security policies and procedures
  • Modern web-based technical considerations such as development platform, advertising, external hosting, capacity planning and production infrastructure
  • Deep, hands on experience in software development, reporting, databases, networking, IT support, etc

Outsourcing

  • Helped multiple large and small organizations replace their current ecommerce platforms
  • Lead projects to secure quality IT solutions for multiple non-profits associated with a major foundation
  • Helped multiple firms increase effectiveness in outsourced resources
  • Identifying and negotiating hardware, software and professional services agreements for business and technology infrastructure