Software Development Lifecycle
Director of Information Technology
September 2009 - March 2012
Breakthroughs, whether in research or any business endeavor, require a mix of entrepreneurial audacity and scientific discipline. Our product development efforts have always been guided by this philosophy, enabling innovations like community panels, visual surveys and virtual 3D environments.
With deep roots in both research and technology, we’ve been able to build platform solutions that deliver quick, accurate consumer data that can be customized to any research project. Whether you need to quickly test a new product concept or choose a reliable, easy-to-use platform for your online community, we can help.
January 2008 - September 2009
IPS Inc. provides network, security and managed information technology solutions. We specialize in Microsoft products and are authorized partners for numerous leading products. The IPS team is comprised of talented, educated and experienced technical specialists who have implemented information technology solutions for customers worldwide. We bring the holistic strategic planning and deft tactical skills to enable companies to use their networks effectively and safely to ensure success in today's connected world.
IT Engineering Manager
December 2006 - December 2007
IT Services Manager for Engineering leading Vancouver team to architect, build and deploy enterprise class services and systems for product engineering groups.
VP, Technology Operations
September 2006 - February 2008
Threecast Inc. is an innovative social media software company that leverages Rich Internet Application technologies to solve problems and seize opportunities in the consumer market. Our beachhead product is branded Dog Tag ItTM to resonate with the teenaged youth market. Dog Tag ItTM is an Internet-based social media service that we call a Media Collective.
IT Operations Manager
March 2006 - November 2006
Team manager for Corporate IT team providing technical and personnel mentor-ship and management to five team members in Vancouver co-supporting 1000 global users. Lead the integration of the WebCT and Blackboard technology systems and operations. Established a unified systems and business model with both teams for operational prudence and financial compliance.
June 2003 - September 2009
Covalent Systems is a technology services company based on a holistic attitude towards information technology consulting. We seek to be a "one-stop shop" and an authoritative resource for clients in terms of IT in their workplace. Having a Covalent Systems consultant is like having your very own Chief Information Officer. We provide solutions that deliver on functionality, Total Cost of Ownership and Return on Investment... nothing less than what you should be expecting from a technology services company.
Principal Systems Manager
WebCT purchased by Blackboard
May 2000 - August 2005
Team manager for Corporate IT team providing technical and personnel mentor-ship and management to five team members supporting 200 users. Built a department that was focused on fostering collaboration and sharing of knowledge and a high quality of service delivery. Empowering the team through defining responsibility and autonomy in their areas of expertise.
September 1999 - May 2000
March 1997 - September 1999