Information Technology Executive with extensive experience managing complex technology, website development and Internet marketing. Works effectively with customers and executive management to define and solve problems through technology. Able to motivate and direct large groups of people. Proven track record of delivering products and services on time and within budget.
Currently General Manager and Principal of IRS Express, Inc. with the Law Firm of Segal, Cohen & Landis LLP. IRS Express is a low cost online system to solve IRS Tax problems including IRS liens, bank levies and IRS settlement. Performed business entity creation and product marketing including website creation, business development, Internet marketing and search engine optimization.
Chief Technology Officer at a stock brokerage and clearing house that managed over $4 billion in customer assets. Managed over 20 technology personnel and formed a software development department. Expanded online trading functions that resulted in an increase of online trading from 30% to 90% of all trades executed. Reduced operating costs through technology during the down turn in brokerage industry.
A Founder and Vice President of a publicly traded e-commerce company with over 60 employees and $80 million in market capitalization. Managed the computer technology and research and development from startup through IPO. Pioneered digital photography techniques for producing 3D graphics on the web. Designed one of the first totally automated online purchasing systems for use with the 3Dshopping.com online shopping mall.
Senior Software Test Engineer for Veritest, Inc., the independent logo test lab chosen by Microsoft for the launch of Windows 95. Performed compatibility testing for the Intel Pentium Pro processor, which later became the Pentium II. Carried out extensive testing of commercial and network software on UNIX, Novel and Windows NT platforms.
As Senior Design Engineer, supervised the concept and design of over 40 new products including the "WorkManager" furniture line. Developed desktop accessories for PC computers using injection molded plastic parts. The products designed exceeded $125 million in total sales and are still in production today. Designed hundreds of injection molded components. Supervised mold making, packaging and pre-production. Deployed computer aided designed techniques to reduce product development cycles resulting in dramatic cost reductions and quicker time to market.
Awarded 14 US Patents for designs of consumer products and computer accessories. All products resulted in high production retail products that are distributed nationally and throughout the world.
Served the United States Marine Corps Reserve as a helicopter mechanic, aerial gunner and crew chief. Honorable discharge.