PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY I love creativity, people, and tech and have spent the last 12 years learning to be a collaborative technology professional. There is nothing more satisfying for me than helping technology companies succeed.
I have a deep understanding of what is needed to succeed as a global business in today's ever-changing technology environments and thrive when working with companies in the SaaS, FinTech, Professional Services, and Platform-based business models spaces.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Credible & multifaceted technologist: I’m a highly motivated, performance-driven, Technology pacesetter with 10+ years of success assessing, strategizing, and leading organizations towards identifying opportunities for transformation and growth. My true super-powers are realized when committed to teams and companies in the SaaS, FinTech, Professional Services, Design, Business Intelligence, and Platform-based business models spaces.
Well networked: With an expansive industry network and access to a fantastic knowledge base of people and have worked with literally hundreds of technology businesses making me flexible and highly adaptable.
Design and systems-oriented thinker: Able to lead teams in the delivery of high-concept strategic transformative products and roadmaps to Fortune 500 companies, Government organizations and high growth technology companies.
People focused: A sterling leader, coach, and educator with deep expertise in technology development, strengthened by intellectual curiosity and stakeholder management, grounded in real-world technical experience.
PROJECTS LAUNCH: Role of partnerships manager for a global innovation accelerator, which is also a public private partnership between Nike, NASA, the US State Department and USAID, with collaborative partnerships with IDEO.
INVEST EARLY: Identifying opportunities for systems innovation in the early childhood education sector. Primarily focused on partnership developments between the Kellogg Foundation, Mozilla Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation and local Bay Area stakeholder centered on a Digital Badging initiative for professional development within the industry.
MICROSOFT: Project lead for an information visualization project and accompanying report representing the “Technology for Good” Ecosystem – the end deliverable is to be used to form Microsoft’s Technology for Good strategy for FY2014 and be included in this year’s annual Microsoft Citizenship Report.