Acknowledgements

Singapore Armed Forces, Company Best PT in Charlie company,

Toastmasters International Switch-on: Best Speaker speech, 

Nilai University, Leadership bootcamp certificate of completion, At folksonomy, started a featured female entrepreneur of the week series

Articles Written

In Folksonomy,

met & interviewed--

Jack Jia, BaynoteCraig Newmark, CraigslistMarty Tenenbaum, CommercenetJay Adelson, Revision3 Tim Westergren, PandoraGina Bianchini, NingSteve Newcomb, Powerset4 co-founders, Women 2.0

and...24 other startups and influencers

Events coverage

2009

Tiecon

Green Business Camp

  Unconference

ConnectivityWeek – Smart Grid

InterSolar

CES Sustainable Planet

Open Silicon Valley - Open Forum

Symposium Social Entrepreneurship, UCSF

2008

Green Festivals, SF

Solar Living Institute Green Career Conference, Berkeley

What else I do

Working investor, Snowboarding during the winter and Running during the summer, Improv at ComedySportz, learning wit & comedy, Learning spanish, Networking at cleantech events, Volunteer - Rebuilding Together Peninsula, Hands on Bay Area, Martial Arts, Mentoring to help people get from where I've been to where I'm at

Summary

I'm a Self-starter, motivated Cisco warrior looking for an opportunity to grow into a skilled Network Engineer. I 'm constantly experimenting and self-learning, CCNP,VMWare, Python. I enjoy tackling networking challenges but don't always get the chance to do it in the real world so I make up by Cisco certifications. I work well with people, take well to direction, and my primary source of motivation is making positive contributions.

Entrepreneurship pursuits

Work History

Work History
Sep 2008 - Present

IT Support Specialist

PHP

Parents Helping Parents is a non-profit social agency thats been around for 40 years building bright futures for children and adults with special needs.

Sep 2008 - Present

Eco-warrior

SVCleantech

Silicon Valley Clean Tech Alliance is a dynamic collective of experienced professionals passionate about advancing clean technology, renewable energy and sustainable living.

Nov 2003 - Present

IT Dental Consultant (as-needed-basis)

Banta Networks

Banta Networks is an IT Services company providing tech support to dental offices across the Bay Area.

Jun 2010 - Present

Volunteer Web Admin

Inveneo

Inveneo is a social enterprise out to get the tools of information communications technology (ICT), such as computers, telephony, and Internet access to those who need it most — people and organizations in rural and highly underserved communities of the developing world.

Oct 2008 - Dec 2008

Consultant

Usable Security Systems

UsableLogin makes passwords obsolete and gives you secure access to any web site. All you have to do is recognize your picture and remember one simple codeword to log in securely, anywhere.

Apr 2008 - Sep 2008

Lab tech

ATR@Cisco Systems

My job was to provide certification training lab management support.

Jan 2008 - Mar 2008

IT Contractor

Volt@Apple, Inc.

I  supported the LAN team by monitoring issues in their ticketing system, collected documentation for a campus upgrade from Catalyst 4000’s to 4500’s, upgraded Cisco IOS’s in their data center, and documented existing inventory for their campus. 

Jun 2007 - Jul 2007

Operations intern

Baynote

I investigated, researched, and documented the setup and usage of Amazon's EC2

Jan 2007 - Feb 2007

Customer Operations Consultant

Baynote

I developed CSS guides for customers.

Oct 2005 - Dec 2005

IT Administrator

Baynote

Baynote enables companies to display their best products and content to their website visitors.

Aug 2005 - Dec 2005

IT Concierge

Tw.com@Commercenet

CommerceNet is an entrepreneurial research institute that invests in exceptional people with bold ideas, freeing them to go beyond the domain of traditional research labs and venture funds. They use the power of the Internet to transform existing processes—making them better, faster, and more efficient.

Education

Education
Jun 2003 - Dec 2007

B.S.

San Jose State University

Entrepreneur Society,  Events Coordinator, 8/2006 – 12/2006

Silicon Valley CleanTech Alliance, VP of IT, 8/2007 – 12/2007

Project Management (BUS146), Fall 2006 – team project - Disaster Recovery Plan for Applied Materials

1999 - 2000

American Degree Program A.S.

Nilai College

American Degree Program Organization,President, 9/1999 – 9/2000

Certifications

Certifications
Jan 2007 - Jul 2012

CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate

Cisco Systems, Inc.

References

References

Vincent Nguyen

Trudy Holmes

Deva Devanathan