Technologist, Strategist and Entrepreneur with a focus on Web and Mobility
As part of a technical marketing group, managed Nokia Research Center's external websites and social media presence (Twitter/Facebook) in both a technical and content creation role, developed web services and tools to help promote research projects inside and outside the company. My portfolio of recent work can be found here:
Worked for Yahoo!'s Corporate Development and Strategy office to help educate Yahoo! C-level executives on mobile technologies as well as writing up recommendations for longer-term mobile strategy decisions. Later, as Yahoo! Mobile's evangelist and strategist, worked creating new ideas for mobile products and services, prototyping new applications, helping with global mobile strategy and research, and was first contact for external companies meeting with mobile group.
Worked as a full time and independent technical consultant and developer for over 10 years, both in the US and Spain for some of the leading web and Fortune 500 companies, including Lotus/IBM, Xerox, Telefonica, Vodafone Spain (Airtel) and TerraLycos.
Founder and president of Mowser, Inc. a startup focused on content adaption for mobile web browsers. Developed the server technology, launched and promoted the site which reached over 3MM mobile page views and over $5k revenues per month. Assets sold to Ireland's dotMobi in May 2008.
- Writer of a respected weblog focused on mobile and web technologies
- Panelist at the first O'Reilly Web 2.0 conference, speaker at the O'Reilly Emerging Technology and Where 2.0 conferences, and participant in the prestigious Foo Camp in Sebastopol, California
- Founder of Silicon Valley Mobile Monday meetups, reviving the organization and serving as a model for over 50 chapters around the world
- Attended 3GSM, DEMO, Symbian Expo, Mobile Monday Global Summit in Helsinki and other industry conferences
Lived and worked in Spain from 2000 to 2004 (becoming fluent in Spanish), travelled extensively throughout Europe - including London, Paris, Madrid, Berlin and Helsinki - and visited Egypt, Mexico and the Caribbean.
- Nokia, CTO Group, Marketing Technologies Manager - Sunnyvale, California - September 2008 - September 2012
- Mowser, Founder - Menlo Park, California - April 2007 - May 2008
- Yahoo! Inc., Mobile Strategist and Evangelist - Sunnyvale, California - November 2004 - September 2006
- WaveMarket Inc., Senior Developer - Emeryville, California - September 2003 - September 2004
- Orcom Inc., Senior Developer - Bend, Oregon / Madrid, Spain - December 2002 - May 2003
- Adecco, Iberia, Senior Developer - Madrid, Spain - October 2002 - December 2002
- Telefonica I+D, Senior Developer - Madrid, Spain - June 2002 - October 2002
- TerraLycos, Senior Developer - Madrid, Spain - September 2001 - November 2001
- Intabia Inc., Senior eBusiness Consultant - Madrid, Spain - April 2000 - May 2001
- Kinecta Corporation, Java Developer - San Francisco, California - November 1999 - April 2000
- BabyCenter.com, Java Developer - San Francisco, California - July 1999 - November 1999
- StreetFusion.com, Web Developer - San Francisco, California - March 1999 - July 1999
- LookSmart.com, Web Developer- San Francisco, California - October 1998 - February 1999
- Organic Online, Web Developer - San Francisco, California - September 1998 - October 1998
- Proxicom, Inc., Web Developer - San Francisco, California - December 1997 - June 1998
- Augment, LLC, Database Developer - San Francisco, California - October 1997 - December 1997
- Softbank Interactive Marketing, Lotus Notes Developer - El Segundo, California - July 1997 - October 1997
- BHP, Inc, Web Developer - San Francisco, California - December 1996 - July 1997
- Lotus Development (IBM), Lotus Notes Developer - San Francisco, California - September 1996 - December 1996
- XeroxConnect Inc., Developer and Consultant - Atlanta, Georgia - July 1994 - September 1996
- IBM Media Relations, Writer and Developer - Boca Raton, Florida - January 1994 - May 1994
Keene State College - Keene, New Hampshire
Information Design (individualized major) Spring 1990 through Fall 1993