Internet | Portland, Oregon Area, US
I have been using technology to address business and social challenges for the past twenty years. I founded Information Works in 1993, a very early example of organizing for social change using the Internet. I have continued to innovate in the business world, generating revenue and promoting internal improvements and efficiencies through the creative application of technology.
Specialties: Software Design and Architecture, Software Lifecycle Process Management and Tools, Business Process and Requirements Analysis, Business Development and Market Analysis, Agile, Extreme Programming, Interactive Marketing, Online Advertising
2013 - Present
Director of Development Operations / Cascade Energy, Inc
Cascade Energy is an energy engineering company located in Portland, OR.
2003 - Present
Principal / Cage Free Media
Cage Free Media is a multimedia company that offers design and technology services including
• Graphic Design
• Still Photography and Motion Picture Film and Video
• Information Architecture and Interaction Design
• Management Consulting
2003 - Present
Writer/Producer / Cage Free Film
Independent writer/producer of television and film.
Produced the award-winning documentary film "No No: A Dockumentary", which was an official selection of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and has played at festivals around the world. The film is currently available on Showtime and through online streaming and VOD outlets.
Currently in post-production on a narrative short "The Pit" and in pre-production on a documentary television series.
Director of Software Development / Pop Art, Inc.
"Pop Art is an interactive agency that brings agility to complex marketing and software projects, helping our clients produce breakthrough innovations and connecting their brands with their customers."
Small, amazingly powerful, seriously fun.
Director of Technology / Schematic
Schematic is an interactive agency. We help our clients succeed by creating and developing content, community, and commerce solutions that people love to use, on all the digital platforms customers use every day. Schematic uses the Web, television and mobile devices to build beautiful, powerful and engaging digital products for clients around the world. We believe that the creative use of technology is the best way for marketers to improve the customer experience and drive measurable business results.
Director of Engineering Services / Polycom
Polycom is a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment. The Video Solutions Group (VSG) designs and builds videoconferencing products and generates over 200 million in annual revenue.
The VSG Engineering Services organization has an annual budget of about one million dollars (excluding headcount) and comprises four managers and twenty employees Austin, TX, Andover, MA and Tokyo, Japan.
Account Manager / GSK
GlaxoSmithKline is a research-based pharmaceutical company based in the UK with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Raleigh, NC. I was an Account Manger responsible for the development and delivery of technology projects in support of the U.S. Pharmaceutical Marketing organization.
Senior Technical Architect / nLoci
NLoci was a software product company creating IP voice and messaging products and services based on the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). My responsibilities included researching, evaluating and implementing SIP service architectures. I wrote and applied for a U.S. Patent for exposing SIP Presence Information via HTTP.
Lead Technical Architect / Guggenheim.com
Guggenheim.com was a joint venture of the Guggenheim Foundation and the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Guggenheim.com was widely considered the foremost arts and culture site on the web. We won a 2002 Webby Award for Best Broadband Website.
Senior Technical Architect / Mediaport
Mediaport was a consortium formed by the major players in the advertising industry – Intermedia, IPG and WPP – to build a web-based media buying platform to replace legacy mainframe systems that are still used today. My responsibilities included architecture and design of software solutions, business process and requirements analysis and evaluating technologies.
Senior Managing Technologist / Razorfish
Razorfish (now Avenue A | Razorfish) is a multi-disciplinary consulting company that provides services to enhance and extend the brand experience journey. I was a Senior Managing Technologist reporting to the Director of Technology for the New York office. I was responsible for the overall vision and delivery of technology solutions to Razorfish clients throughout the product lifecycle, from pitch and RFP work in the pre-sales phase through development, deployment and next phase discovery.
Technical Trainer / Developmind
I am a Sun Certified Java Developer and Instructor and was among the first group of software developers outside of Sun Microsystems to be certified to teach Java to software professionals. My clients included national training centers such as Productivity Point and New Horizons as well as corporations including Dell, Compaq and Motorola.
Producer / Hightower and Associates
Jim Hightower is a national political personality who lives in Austin, TX. I was a writer and producer for his radio show. I also served as webmaster, site developer and content author for the company website. I worked with RealAudio to develop a partnership to post radio broadcasts to the web, including Hightower’s shows and the National Public Radio show “Earth and Sky”.
Program Director / Texas Alliance for Human Needs
Texas Alliance for Human Needs is a non-profit providing services to other non-profit Health and Human Services organizations. I built a program called Information Works which gave these organizations an on-ramp to the Internet and provided tools for intra-agency communication and cooperation.