San Mateo, CA June 2003 - Current Position/Title: Sr. Director Web Technology GroupArchitect, document, design, implement & maintain all of Capcom USA’s online properties. Manage outsourced engineering teams and/or designers for smaller marketing projects as well as provide technical assistance to many 3rd party agencies. Work closely with Microsoft and XNA division regarding Xbox Live data integration for online titles and architected a web service infrastructure to support all community applications (capcom-unity.com). Provided technical leadership during IT staffing changeover as well as general support for numerous Information systems to aid in day to day operations, EDI, accounting, etc. Responsible for Capcom USA’s web-hosting environment, collocation, contracts, operations tasks, build-out, maintenance and security.
Saratoga, CA March 2004 – June 2006 Position/Title: Applications Architect / DirectorArchitect, document, design, implement & maintain several projects for all of Alain Pinel's Inter/Intranet requirements including internal Real Estate Applications used by over 2000 APR Realtors on a daily basis. Manage outsourced engineering team as well as provide technical assistance to all 3rd party data vendors and partners. Supported existing client base on a day-to-day basis. Assisted in Directorial obligations during leadership transitions. Identified and built systems targeted in improving infrastructure and reliability.
Miranet Web Services / Desktop Innovations
San Jose, CA February 2003 - August 2003 Position/Title: Engineering DirectorArchitect, document, design, implement & maintain several projects for a wide variety of clientele. Managed engineering team as well as provide Sales assistance. Supported existing clients on a day-to-day basis. Managed network for Miranet as well as several hosted clients including Microsoft Domain, Mail services, Security Audits, etc. Played valued roles in prospecting and sales calls. Identified and built systems targeted in improving infrastructure and reliability.
Commercial Network Solutions
San Jose, CA February 2002 . February 2003 Position/Title: Sole ProprietorA "Network Infrastructure" service/installation company. Target audience was small to mid sized commercial properties with and emphasis on apartment complexes. Company was marginally successful but was purely a solo project to help gap the industry downturn at the time.
Magnifi / Emmperative
Intermag.com Internet Services
Menlo Park, CA January 1997 - July 1999 Position/Title: Partner/Senior Software EngineerAided in company inception, helped form company strategies, company tenets, assisted in architectural design, layout and installation of network; at a project level managed, designed, implemented and launched Web sites/applications/ services for clients; supplemented day to day maintenance of operations.
Menlo Park, CA July 1997 - July 1999 Position/Title: Partner/Senior Software EngineerAided in company inception, helped form company strategies, company tenets, assisted in designing and creating the core set of third party software libraries for WebSiphon. Actively participated in the WebSiphon community by listening to their needs and directing development for new technologies. Designed company online presence, and distribution channel. Continued to provide frontline support for our products until 2003.
Santa Clara, CA February 1998 - January 1999 Position/Title: Director of ITContracted as IS Consultant hired and promoted to Director of IT. Duties included staffing, desktop support, management and day-to-day maintenance of the companies information systems. Directed re-mapping of the entire network topology and configuration, supporting this with re-cabling and relaying power in all of the network closets. Did planning, design and initial implementation of the new Web-Based on-line Help Desk System. Oversaw the on-line database system. Aided on-site technicians in diagnosing, trouble shooting, upgrading Macintoshes (from LCII - G3/266) & PCs (from 486 to P-II/266). Initial Project Manager in Organizing Network Operations Center-including centralized backups using Retrospect. Managed other contractors in changeover of mail System from Quickmail to a distributed Stalker mail server system. Wrote the migration tool used to move users from Quickmail to alternative mail clients.
San Carlos, CA February 1997 - January 1998 Position/Title: Manager of Information SystemsHired as a SW Engineer, promoted to Manager of Information Systems. Provided Desktop Support for the small growing entertainment software startup. Managed distributed rendering server/cluster environment. Maintained the Internet mail and local Intranet web server. Deployed an Intranet based helpdesk system. Managed local 100Base/T network including new installs, repairs and troubleshooting. Maintained the outbound connectivity for the office (via ISDN). Managed local, protected, File server and established an automated backup system for sensitive data. Maintained Phone system (including voicemail). Provided other services normally associated with a stationary engineer (i.e. electrical wiring, lights, cube construction, plumbing, etc.)
Mountain View, CA February 1996 - February 1997 Position/Title: Software EngineerHired as a Windows Software Engineer for the User Tools division. Programming in C/C++ and Bug-fixing in Visual C++ 5.0. Assisted in implementing many new feature enhancements to the 3.0 release of the ARS Windows User Tool. Maintained the nightly build for most of the product development cycle. Provided the master builds from which the Golden Master and Release versions of the software were burned to CD. Produced all CD media for distribution to remote beta sites during testing phase. Automated the Build process, including pager notification system upon failure. Provided side support to beta test community during testing cycle. Lead Engineer for the Unix/ASCII User Tool project. Implemented 3.0 features to the ASCII/telnet version of the tool. Worked directly with QA during beta test trials.