profile

Donald Opperman

Technology, Health and Finance Consulting

Lake Mary, 32746, USA

Skills

Product Strategy / Management

Product Development

User Design / Usability / Experience

Program Management

About

Executive and business consultant. Strategy, strategic product software development life-cycle management.

Education

West Virginia University, USA

Master of Computer Science , Master of Computer Science

August 1993 - August 1993

Nelson Polytechnic NEW ZEALAND

Accounting , Accounting

May 1989 - May 1989

Washington State University

Business Management & Science , Business Management & Science

May 1988 - May 1988

Canterbury University, NZ

Business Management & Science , Business Management & Science

May 1984 - May 1984

Takapuna Grammar, NEW ZEALAND

November 1979 - November 1979

Experience

EVP Product Strategy and Marketing

i - Rongo Medi - Soft Corporation , Lake Mary, FL

January 2009 - October 2011

i-Rongo Medi-Soft produces software for doctors and patients that connect their health records. The software is mobile and allows doctors and patients to update their medical records at the doctors' office; at work; at home; or, on the run.

Management
Product
Investors
SVP Product and Consulting

Aotearoa International Corporation , Lake Mary, FL

January 2007 - October 2011

Don, together with friends and family, founded Aotearoa (pronounced [ao?tea?roa] the accepted M?ori name for New Zealand where Don was born and raised). Aoetaroa International Corp. provides consulting; web; and software application development services and products in healthcare, finance and Internet technology.

Consulting
Management
Product
Senior Director of New Business Ventures

Bright House Networks , Orlando, FL

February 2004 - January 2009

- New product development - Product management primary role with significant operations management - Project and program management of multi-thousand task projects from concept to launch - Operations management with call center and field operations - Reporting to executive management for P&L of Voice Businesses

Management
Product Development
Operations
Sr. Director of Product

Time Warner Cable LLP with A/N , Orlando, FL

January 2004 - January 2009

Time Warner Cable (TWC) is a strategic partner with Bright House Networks (BHN) through our parent company, Advance/Newhouse Communications LLP. As a result, I have dually listed TWC and BHN to indicate and manage the close working relationships we have with colleagues at TWC.

Management
Product Development
Operations
Sr. Product Manager

Convergys Corporation , Lake Mary, FL

February 2002 - November 2003

Product Management responsible for product P&L and life-cycle management for following areas: - Provisioning - Settlement or Partner Relationship Management - Wi-Fi Provisioning emphasis for wireless, cable and wireline areas.

Management
Product Strategy
Product Development
Director Product, Marketing, Business Development

Crescent Networks

July 2000 - January 2002

Crecent Networks was a Venture Capital backed company developing leading-edge Virtual Routing computer networking technologies and Software for provisioning and network management. Crescent raised over $100 M from over five VC firms. Crescent Networks' target market was telecommunications wanting a new way of scaling routers to over 1,000 routers per device. The software management of provisioning such large scale routing (RIP, IS-IS, BGP, ... ) was its key differentiator of the hardware platform.

Management
Product Development
Investors / Bus. Dev.
Director of Portfolio Management

Nortel Networks

March 1997 - July 2000

Responsible for all provisioning product management for over $1 B in network and service management software for computer networking. The portfolio managed included Optical, FR, ATM, IP, VPN and wired and wireless voice networking technologies.

Management
Product Strategy / Management
M
Principal & Management Consultant; Trainer

Cabletron Systems

September 1993 - March 1997

Provided software and computer networking consulting to telecommunications, finance and healthcare clients. Provided training to customers and network engineers in C++ toolkits, network management and Internet networking.

Consulting
Product Strategy / Development
Training
Principal Consultant, Telecomm, Finance, Health

Cabletron , Durham, NH

January 1993 - January 1997

Principal Consultant and Consulting Manager for the Communications practice. Global clients including Deutsch Telecom, BT, AT&T Wireless, Qualcom, MCI, Sprint, Sprint Wireless, Verizon, etc.

Consulting
Product Development
M
Teaching Assistant / Medical Applications Tech.

West Virginia University Health Science Center , Morgantown, WV

August 1991 - August 1993

Worked part-time educating doctors, dentists, nurses and other health care professionals on health applications and IT services.

Training
Health App Development
Consulting

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

Benefits

Gym

Cafeteria

N/A

Commute

Relocate

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