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Summary

Seeking local or remote opportunities in technical management, or individual contributor roles involving WordPress or the Adobe Creative Suite.

Work experience

Feb 2016Sep 2018

Director of Marketing & IT

Maui Academy of Performing Arts

Responsible for marketing strategy, and for oversight and maintenance of in-house IT, including management of outsourced resources.

Marketing:

  • Social media strategy, implementation, engagement, and ongoing management.
  • Photography and videography - shows, events, promotion, behind-the-scenes, etc.
  • Graphic design - posters, web graphics, advertising, etc.
  • Traditional marketing, including email strategy, press releases, print media and event calendars.
  • Heavy usage of WordPress, the Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro and GarageBand.
  • Management of all outsourced creative services.

IT:

  • Rehosted and rebuilt the mauiacademy.org website from scratch using WordPress.
  • Implemented G Suite for email and documents.
  • Implemented Dropbox as part of an organization-wide storage strategy.
  • Managed internal network and Internet firewall.
  • Oversight of all outsourced IT-related services.
Feb 2014Feb 2016

Project Management, Operations, Marketing

Bump Networks / Kontur Labs / mbloom Venture Fund
  • Managing the envisioning, design, and handoff of client projects, including training and establishing support level agreements.
  • Interfacing with offshore software development and QA  teams in Odessa and Kosovo.
  • Project management, operations, technical research, due diligence, deal flow, and marketing for all ventures.
Oct 2004Present

Freelance Consultant

Peter Liu Consulting

Computing technology and digital marketing consultant.

Oct 2004Present

Photographer

Peter Liu Photography

Fine art, landscapes, nature, portraits, events, real estate, underwater, commercial, assignments, instruction, and coaching.

Apr 2002Oct 2004

Principal IT Architect / Sustaining Engineering Services Manager

Sun Microsystems
  • Oversight of IT planning and deployment activities.
  • Architect and program manager of early adoption sites within IT.
  • IT liaison with Sun Customer Support, Sustaining Engineering, and Software Development teams.
  • Managing the creation of processes for critical situation and escalation management.
  • Managing remote teams within and outside of the U.S.
Sep 1997Jun 2000

Senior Manager, Worldwide Advanced Support

Netscape Communications Corporation

Creator and manager of a highly skilled hybrid team of technical support/software development engineers responsible for providing top-tier service to Netscape's major enterprise customers in the Telecom, Finance, Defense, Government, Technology, and Utility industries worldwide.

Aug 1989Sep 1997

IT Architect / Sustaining Engineering Support Manager

Amdahl Corporation
  • Senior Unix system administrator.
  • Architect and manager of IT firewall systems and networks.
  • Webmaster of internal websites.
  • Computer and network security engineer.
  • Manager of system administration projects linking IT with corporate business units.
Sep 1983Aug 1989

Mainframe Systems Programmer / Technical Support Engineer

Syncsort
  • Installation, building, and maintenance of IBM mainframe systems within IT.
  • Disaster recovery, performance and capacity planning.
  • Development of IT productivity tools.
  • Customer/Sales/Marketing technical support.
  • Quality assurance and testing.
  • Technical writing.

Skills and Tools

WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, GarageBand, Microsoft Office, Linux, MacOS, Windows, iOS, Android, G Suite, Dropbox, Slack, Skype, GoToMeeting, Webex.

Programming

HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, Python.

Education