Inc., Anchorage, AK
President - 12/91 to present
Formed this company to provide consulting services in the areas
of online services and networked applications. Created a confederation
of independent consultants who can be brought to bear to solve
the problems of a client. Skills range from management and technology
consulting to marketing. Company services range from technology due diligence
and architecture development to business model development. StrataSys has
engaged in projects involving software development on Macintosh, Windows, OS/2,
and Unix. Activities have included strategic management consulting, network strategy
development, product design and development, technology assessment,
market assessment, project management, and planning. Clients include
two national research institutions, major financial institutions,
major consumer data companies, retailers, as well as two of the top ten desktop
software companies in the world.
Apple Computer, Inc., Cupertino, CA
AppleLink Development Manager- 6/89 to 12/91
Lead the development and operations of a global on line communications
and information system. This channel system was the primary electronic
link between Apple and its developers, resellers and customers,
as well as being Apple's corporate electronic mail system. Managed
efforts to shift this operation from a cost center to a profit
center, and transitioned from a multimillion dollar annual loss
to breakeven in fifteen months. Initiated the development of a
next generation product, and built the team to accomplish this
zero based redesign.
Strategic Systems Manager- 2/89 to 6/89
Developed a framework to redefine Apple's relationship with its
customers. This framework utilized Apple's technology to enhance
the customer experience and to capture important market information.
Network Development Manager- 4/88 to 2/89
Expanded WW Network Manager responsibilities to include architecture
and design for local area network systems, pre-market testing
for Apple N&C products, and Macintosh integrated systems development.
Worldwide Network Manager- 12/86 to 4/88
Formed the Worldwide Networking Department. Developed architecture
for linking Apple offices around the world. Developed European
and Pacific teams, and managed design and implementation. Participated
in developing Apple Networking and Communications product strategy.
Systems included: digital worldwide transmission network carrying
SNA, DECnet, and AppleTalk. LAN's including AppleTalk, Ethernet,
Pre-FDDI, and Ultrachannel. PBXs from Intecom and ROLM to Northern
Telecom and myriad European and Pacific variations.
Standard Alaska Production Company, Anchorage, AK
(Standard Oil, now British Petroleum)
Manager of Telecommunications & Manager of Facilities- 10/85
Responsible for engineering, operations, maintenance, and planning
for all SAPC information transport requirements. Coordinated the
activities of 35 telecommunication personnel and oversaw the operation
of a $144 million installed telecommunication system with an annual
operating budget of $18 million. Also managed all SAPC facilities
in Anchorage with an annual budget of $6 million, including occupancy
of a new corporate headquarters.
Systems included an all digital nationwide T1 transmission network.
The network included two Intecom IBX S/80 switches, a NEAX 2400
and several ROLM voice/data PBXs. Transmission included fiber
optic, satellite, terrestrial microwave, and leased facilities.
Building control systems included a Johnson Controls environmental
and security system, and a custom lighting system.
Telecommunications Engineer- Summer 1980, Summer 1981, 6/82
Worked as a design engineer, project engineer, and as an operations
support engineer. Designed and implemented an integrated nationwide
digital transmission network. Developed conceptual design for
all telecommunications for the Endicott Oil Field, a $2 billion
development. Cutover engineer for integration of telecommunication
in Anchorage from 9 buildings into a single corporate complex.
Motorola Inc., Anchorage, AK
Telecommunications Engineer- 1981
Performed engineering feasibility studies on point to point and
mobile communications systems. Dealt with radio system design,
propagation studies, and engineering sales support.