eMind, LLC

Director, Information Technology and Site Operations  (July 2000-March 2001)

Provided strategic direction and leadership over Corporate IT and Site Operations for eMind’s distance learning, management, and reporting platform. Established and enforced policy, procedure, and standards for Quality Engineering, Build & Release Management, and Site Operations. Instituted a gatekeeper facility - a two-way conduit between Site Operations and Customer Support, with escalation into QA and engineering. Measurably increased overall product quality, system predictability, supportability, reliability, accountability, and reduced time-to-resolution. Responsible for the extended computing infrastructure for three international locations and 120 personnel, including system and network administration, business applications, engineering development environment, corporate intranet, helpdesk, etc. Technologies: J2EE, Apache, Struts, Tomcat, Oracle, Solaris8, Cold Fusion, IIS, MS-SQL, Windows NT/2000, MS-Office Suite, RAID, SAN, Cisco, NetScreen, Nortel AceDirector, VPN, Linux, MS-VSS, Active-Directory, FileMaker, Veritas VxVM, NEC PBX, Nortel PBX.