Over the last four years, I have founded, managed and supported small businesses in different industries such as hospitality, f&b, corporate training, publishing, social innovation, and healthcare. I specialise in helping micro and small businesses improve their marketing efforts, streamline their operations, and manage their human resources better. My core competency is in critically identifying and assessing key areas for growth while helping to develop a stronger strategic vision combined with an actionable business plan. I can also help in improving your presentation slide decks as I regularly design custom slides for my training (I use Keynote). Contact me if you are a small business owner or manager and would like to understand how to boost your business and accelerate its growth.
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Max T. Agency Contractor
I have 15 years of experience in web software development including 6 years of running a Creative Digital Agency. University Educated Native Speaking English Past work with: Google UK Insights, Miele, Red Bull, Harley Street Clinic London, Vodafone UK, Petronas Energy and I have worked with clients in Europe, America, China and Japan. Member of Rotary International, Junior Chamber International and FSB. I am a straight talking entrepreneur, investor, public speaker and mentor, driven by a passion for creative thinking, problem solving using design and investing in people. I have a background in Business and Internet Computing, with extensive experience in search marketing, business development and technological infrastructure. Since 2009 I have built an enterprising team of designers, developers and search marketeers for my business Plug and Play® Southampton a Creative Digital Agency working with, Google, Vodafone, Red Bull, Harley Street Clinic as well of hundreds of SMEs to help them develop and grow to be more successful on and offline. I devote a large chunk of my time helping ambitious start ups by sharing my knowledge and experience of practical business growth and marketing, while supporting local universities as well as devoting 20% of my time to charity and voluntary work in the local community. Specialities: Business Development, Search Marketing, Lead Generation, Mobile/Cross Platform Brand Experience, Managing Business Growth and Developing Talent. My tool kit: UX Design, Web Systems Development, Setting and Measuring KPIs using Analytics, Organic and Pay Per Click Search, Lead Tracking, Email Campaigns and Data Segmentation, Communication Strategy, Content Development, Social Media, PR and using ROI focused Start/Stop/Continue models.
Michael Eydman Agency Contractor
My passion is helping other entrepreneurs with business planning, product development and technical solutions. I founded a number of startups, both online and off, failing a few and succeeding with others, giving me a large knowledge base of real-life experience. I have also worked with clients ranging from small professional services to large corporations such as L’Oreal, Hersheys and Zurich NA. I can help you with startup strategy, project management and technical solutions architecture. My biggest motivators are constant innovation and clients’ success.
Making a Difference by Challenging Teams, Driving Change and Fostering Innovation. I am a results oriented Director level Executive with over 25 years proven results in operations management. I have the ability to drive operating plans, major projects, programs and initiatives from planning to producing significant bottom line results. A seasoned change agent who creates and delivers a clear vision, I have very solid record on instilling team culture and igniting competitive drive. I also have significant experience and success in leading, managing and continually developing superior business teams.
Agile consultant, coach, trainer, and methodologist. Skilled developer, leader, and manager with experience in a variety of industries, including broadcasting, security, consumer electronics, and online media. An active promoter of agile technologies whose achievements have included tripling the productivity of development teams (Echostar) and improving quality assurance methdologies (Hewlett-Packard). Major contributor/leader in two separate national standards development efforts - TWAIN (imaging software connectivity) and OSIPS (open security system protocols). Specialties: Agile methodologies, Scrum, Kanban, eXtreme programming, software management, iOS development, software development, software quality, software development lifecycles, agile processes, program and project management, national standards development, mobile development.
OVERVIEW Energy. Enthusiasm. Creativity. Proficiencies in architecture and technical direction. Proven success delivering best-in-class solutions in highly complex environments. NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS Delivered inventory tracking solutions to automobile distributorships for tracking the movements of thousands of automobiles daily using RFID technologies. Delivered a large-engine assembly tracking solution that tracked engine assembly from start to finish and included calibrating torque wrenches at various stations. Developed a boxed suite of warehouse inventory management applications that integrated into Oracle, SQL Server, DB2 and various MRP database systems. Developed a security architecture that allowed equipment and applications to communicated over a highly distributed using AES256 encryption and DoD sanitization standards in the fuel industry. Responsible for the ground-up creation of a hosted loyalty marketing engine that leveraged a Spring frontend, Java backend, DB2 and TIBCO ESB.
Over 14 years of experience in Business Development, Business planning, international sales (especially in the middle east), marketing, and start ups. Very Good experience in corporate financing and fund raising. I have managed and led Infrastructure software projects in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman, USA, EU. one of projects i led was with budget exceeding 18million USD. Review the quality assurance process, support team members and meet project schedule was my team metrics of having a successful delivery. I led my company team in two research projects with many European companies and research institutes such as Nokia-Siemens, Airbus, VTT, and more. Projects were under an initiative named ITEA (Information Technology for European Advancement). I have led and shared in many large scale governmental, and academic projects in many countries. I used to mentor start-ups. many of them succeeded to get seed funding. i work closely with them in developing business plans, cash flow plans, valuation, and demo presentations. I used to work closely with software and technology geeks. Content strategy and E-marketing consultant. Scrum and agile development expert. Deep knowledge of ERP systems. International Business. Co-founder of MOVE-IT academy channel on YouTube.
Over 11 years of successfully delivering web projects. I attribute my success to my ability in understanding client business requirements and marrying them up with suitable technologies. I have an honest and effective development methodology. Keeping the client in the loop at all times, ensuing the project is on track for success. My technical skillset is quite wide and varied. I leverage the Microsoft technology stack but also utilise other open source technologies. My portfolio consists of websites, Intranets, Content Management Systems(CMS), Customer Relationship Management Systems (CRM), Self-service website portals, E commerce websites, Bespoke development, Mobile/Responsive web development, Microsoft SQL Data heavy applications(10 million records plus) and Innovative start-up applications. My career path: Junior web developer, Senior Web developer, Lead developer , Business analyst, Solutions architect , Senior Analyst Programmer If you have a web based project feel free to make contact and see if I’m the right man for the job. At the very least I’ll be able to give you some insights and steer you in the right direction.