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Highly motivated results-oriented Computer Technologist proficient with most major computer platforms and networking environments. Award-winning author of over 50 commercial software products. Reputation for solving ill-defined problems under time and budget pressures while maintaining exceptionally high quality standards.

Core Skills:

UNIX: architecture, capacity, performance, administration, data center operations, C/C++, Perl, development tools, networking, security, database management, and E-commerce infrastructure.


     • Integrated Decisions and Systems: Infrastructure Architect and Project Manager for ASP.
     • Minnesota Department Of Health: Team Lead for Web Services group.
     • Best Buy Company, Inc. Enterprise Server Architect.
     • Manager of UNIX Engineering & Operations.
     • IT Manager, Chief Enterprise Architect.
     • Information Advantage: Founder, Principal Software Engineer, 3 years.
     • Metaphor Computer Systems: Senior Software Engineer, 2 years.
     • University Of Minnesota: Instructor for English Composition, 1 year.
     • City Of Madison Police Dept: Lead Communications Officer, 2 years.
     • General Electric Corp: Lead Communications Technician, 3 years.
     • Radio Shack: Assistant Store Manager, 5 years.

Consulting Projects:

     • Country Joe Homes: Design and install Microsoft LAN with Internet.
     • Transview Corporation: Stabilize network and plan for rapid expansion.
     • Federated Direct: Design and install E-Commerce server farm.
     • Fingerhut Companies: Perform UNIX environment operations review.
     • American Express Technologies: Manage UNIX environment of 180 machines.
     • Am/Ex Financial Advisors: Convert 200 financial planners to Windows 95.
     • Information Advantage: Internationalize 1.4-million lines of C/C++ code.
     • American Express Technologies: Develop corporate E-mail strategy.
     • Hibbing Electronics: Install 200 node fiber LAN and Internet service.
     • United Healthcare: Develop configuration management system.
     • Information Advantage: Develop web front end for IA's Decision Suite.
     • Pillsbury / Grand Met: Interim manger of UNIX environment.
     • Information Advantage: Install computer LAN with 125 network drops.
     • IBM Global Services: Interim team lead for large UNIX installation.
     • Chiron Corporation: Migrate document imaging system in-house.
     • Cigna Insurance: Install nationwide ISDN WAN for legal dept.
     • Utne Reader Magazine: Plan and manage Macintosh LAN upgrade.
     • Access Management: Support of document imaging service provider.
     • Exchange Data: Perform UNIX and network environment review.
     • IDS Financial Services: Design server strategy for corporate re-engineering.


     • University of Minnesota, B.S. Numerical and Computational Mathematics.
     • Graduated Summa Cum Laude, G.P.A: 3.96/4.00.

References and additional employment history available on request.

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