Objective

Currently available for new software & hardware project management, product deployment / implementation or sales support opportunities in the New York City, San Francisco Bay Area and Boston areas.

Summary

Intensely focused on customers' needs and a strong ability to liaison between internal and external engineering groups.  I have excellent communication and people skills, and an exceptional track record of managing projects and existing accounts for not only end clients, but also sub-contractors and shareholders. I’ve also found both success and personal gratification from directly managing staff and in the variety of businesses I have supported, including new media, video on demand, television networks, and consumer electronic vendors. I've been called "highly flexible" and "a problem solver".

* Strong customer focus with multiple successful commercial system deployments - Commercial, Governmental and Healthcare.* 11 years iTV platform software industry and 2 years Healthcare IT infrastructure experience with leadership positions in quality assurance and project coordination.* Strong Project Management and QA Management skills in dynamic environments. Capable of leading development and logistics teams through various projects throughout lifecycle with successful results. * Proven ability to coordinate local and offshore development teams, testing, project plans and equipment to ensure maximum efficiency and optimal results across multiple development locations and business partners.* Strong self-starter with desire to succeed and impressive track record of success.* Effective communicator able to interface with internal and external department heads.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2007 - Present

Director - Northeast Project Management

Aperial Corporation

Aperial provides advisory services, interim executive management, outsourced technical staffing and due diligence services in the areas of product marketing, project management and business development to commercial interactive media content providers and commercial network operators working in the areas of digital video, interactive television, advanced technical visualization and video/motion search. We focus on healthcare, higher education, transportation and finance markets/segments.* Implementation Project Manager - Patient Information Television System - Walter Reed Army Medical Center - Washington DC* Managed installation, maintenance  and support of patient interactive television system with internet capability, individual speaker system, flat screen LCD monitors and new bedside swing arms.

Feb 2007 - Oct 2008

Sales Engineering and Project Management Consultant

http://www.tvrc.com

Comprehensive hardware, software and network platform support of interactive patient education, entertainment and communication services within healthcare institutions. * Project Management of new and existing system deployments in multiple healthcare institutions.* System analysis and procurement planning.  Deployment planning and scheduling.* Assisted with implementation of compelling and suitable bedside entertainment options for patients.  Including in-room hardware installation and system use training.* Project Management clients included Brookhaven Hospital, Northern Westchester Hospital, Peconic Bay Medical Center, Stony Brook University Med Center and Walther Reed Army Medical Center.

Dec 2005 - Feb 2007

Project Manager Enterprise Software

AnyStream, Inc. (formally Cauldron Solutions)

Technology solutions to manage the production, distribution and transaction exchange of Video-On-Demand (VOD) content. * Managed multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced enviornment. * Provided a single point of contact and resource for key MSO clients and distribution partners. * Developed project plans, managed execution, quality assurance and provided regular status updates. * Responsible for clients' overall satisfaction with the entire implementation process. * Directed and hands on customer support and technical training.* Assisted development team and the clients define both business and technology-driven project requirements. * Client List: TV Guide, Google Video, Cablevision / Rainbow Media including FUSE, IFC, Lifeskool OnDemand, SportSkool OnDemand.* Distribution Partner List: Amp'd Mobile, AOL, CableLabs, Cingular, GDMX, Google, iNDemad, Sprint, TVN.

May 2004 - Oct 2005

Quality Assurance, Sales & Marketing Consulting

Multi-dimensional graphical software for existing interactive mathematical software products. * User Interface Beta Testing of multi-dimensional graphical software products - creation and execution of test plan.* Editing of marketing materials, product packaging, as well as help files and user guides.* Customer and Investor Relations - Perform product demonstrations to Wall St Investment community and key customer organizations.

Jul 2004 - Dec 2004

Infrastructure Project Manager Consultant - Portal Technology Group

http://www.webmd.com

* Managed the life-cycle of project deployment from definition, development, launch, enhancement/optimization to post-launch performance tracking.* Primary point of contact throughout the lifecycle of infrastructure project, coordinating with Development, Quality Assurance, Operations and Metrics teams as needed.* Project Lead in roll out of Powersteering - enterprise program management software.

Apr 1997 - Jan 2003

Manager - Quality Assurance Developer Kits and Applications Group

* Successfully managed team of ten through multiple customer and developmental projects with on time results. * Coordinated efforts with multiple engineering groups and partner companies, developed strategies, schedules and coverage for each project.* Effectively managed and individually contributed to test planning, test scheduling, project tracking, test case development, test implementation and status reporting.Senior Test Lead - Quality Assurance Servers, Clients and Applications Products - including Client Customization Kits, Mail, Chat, SMS, Games and electronic program guides* Responsible for the successful project management and coordination of product testing including - test plans, test execution, problem reporting and quality standard reporting. * Trade show and customer demonstrations - CES, Comdex, NCTA, customer visits and job fairs.* End user customer technical support.

Jun 1996 - Apr 1997

Retail Sales Account Manager - National & International Accounts

KIDSOFT LLC

* Managed existing accounts and generated new accounts throughout the U.S. and abroad.* Directed multiple independent manufacture representative groups covering key markets throughout the U.S.* Coordinated Trade Shows - COMDEX, CES, E3, NYC International Toy Fair, Retail Vision, and book fairs.

Jan 1992 - Jun 1996

Retail Buyer - Computer Accessory, Hardware and Software

WHOLE EARTH ACCESS / BASIC LIVING PRODUCTS

* Evaluated product, determined product mix, stocking levels and pricing strategies in multi-location super store with annual sales of $14 million.* Analyzed current business and identified future trends.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

TECHNICAL SUMMARY

Applications: Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, RF Networks, Perforce, TestTrack Pro, JIRA and Bugzilla defect tracking databases, Anystream - Cauldron Solutions Velocity & Agility - VOD Asset Management, Central Desktop, Netsuite, Powersteering & Salesforce CRM, Liberate Technology platform & associated partner products including digital set top boxes and TV Guide Electronic Program Guides. Multiple television set top box platforms, associated head ends and VOD systems.