AW Consulting Group
Based in the NY Metro region, AW Consulting Group is focused on serving clients dealing with issues involving technology strategy, custom application development, technology assessments and audits. We work on a variety of high impact, critical issues in areas such as Social Networking applications where we assist our Clients by providing innovative services and solutions.
Macquarie Group/Vistrada LLC (October 2008 to February 2009)
For Macquarie, Alex co-sold and project managed 5 development resources (both on-shore and off-shore) on a web-based, B2B rich CRM application that builds on the intellectual capital developed in the expert matching project (see Bear Stearns experience). This project focuses on transforming the existing application into a highly scalable, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution based on open source software and frameworks (LAMP stack).
AW Consulting Group/Facebook (December 2007 to July 2008)
Alex conceptualized, managed 3 development resources and released ‘What I Want’, a Social Shopping platform built by AW Consulting Group. ‘What I Want is a Facebook application incorporating a powerful product search engine with a wish list feature augmented by interactive Web 2.0 elements working together to provide a unique "social shopping" experience for users. ‘What I Want’ serves as a flexible, scalable and highly customizable social shopping/marketing platform that enables retailers to quickly establish a presence on Facebook.
Bear Stearns (August 2007 to December 2007)
Alex led the business assessment as the day-to-day client manager on an initial phase of a strategic development project, participated in selling the development phase of the project (worth $1.2 million over 5 months) and staffed a seasoned team of developers (totaling 15 on-shore and off-shore) as well as project partners. In addition, Alex founded AW Consulting Group to serve as the development partner to Strategic Visual (the overall project owner) with primary responsibility for delivering the custom web-based, B2B rich CRM application to Primary Insight (a wholly owned subsidiary of Bear Stearns).