Summary

Executive-level technology strategist combining hands-on expertise and extensive knowledge base to align IT initiatives with business objectives. Demonstrated leadership ability with exemplary record for managing large-scale projects and achieving short- and long-term corporate objectives across diverse business units. More than 20 years of experience complemented by several technical certifications, an Information Systems Management degree and Masters of Business Administration.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2011 - Present

Sr. Technical Evangelist

Salesforce.com

Increase ISV revenue growth by helping partners successfully assess our technologies, then choose to build, sell, and deliver commercial applications on Force.com. Work closely with ISV prospects and partners as well as internal account representatives, product managers, and partner programs professionals, all working towards the shared goal of ISV partner success and growth of the ISV channel. 

Jul 2009 - Jul 2011

Technical Instructor

Salesforce.com

Salesforce.com instructor for the 5-day developer courses known as DEV401 (Building Applications on Force.com), DEV501 (Apex and Visualforce) and DEV502 3-day course (Force.com Integrations). Delivered over 50 developer training classes to partners and customers worldwide with CSAT average of 4.6 out of 5. Earned MVP award during first 4 months of employment for exceptional performance.

2007 - 2009

Enterprise Solutions Strategist

Advaiya, Inc.

Developed and delivered comprehensive sales enablement training events for Microsoft Business Productivity Infrastructure Optimization (BPIO), Application Platform Optimization University (APO-U), and Unified Communications across US and Europe.

2004 - 2009

Owner

CirruSystems LLC

Executed all stages of development, marketing, and implementation for enterprise technology solutions to meet needs of niche client base comprised of publishing organizations and professional associations. 

2001 - 2004

Sr. Manager

The Denver Newspaper Agency

Directed operational services for circulation business applications for 1M+ subscription accounts. Oversaw staff of 12, and orchestrated technical support, software development, and special projects for circulation operations to support 500 onsite end-users.  

Education

Education

Bachelors of Science

State University of NY, College at Buffalo

MBA

University of Colorado

Certifications

Certifications

Microsoft Certified Solution Developer

Microsoft

Salesforce.com Certified Administrator

Salesforce.com

Salesforce.com Certified Force.com Advanced Developer

Salesforce.com

Salesforce.com Certified Force.com Developer

Salesforce.com