Degree Educated with over 15 years experience in Project & Programme Management, 17 years in IT, 10 years in Government Agencies and 10 years in Financial Services. Amongst colleagues, suppliers and customers, I am known as a creative problem solver and dynamic manager whose teams represent my passion, work ethic and vision. The skills and experiences I initially learnt while playing professional sport have translated very well into the corporate world and have given me some valuable tools over and above those possessed by other Project and Programme Managers. I am an honest, trustworthy and positive individual, who enjoys working in a team environment. I hold values and team ethics very close to my heart. I enjoy working hard as a motivated team member or leader to set and achieve goals. I'm able to employ effective communication and inter-personal skills at all levels. I thrive on challenges and pressure situations and possess a strong sense of responsibility for what I am working on. I have a strong commercial awareness, and conduct myself with integrity at all times.
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I am a business professional that enjoys solving technology problems. I have taken a business idea, worked through the feasibility study, developed the software, hired the team, grew the business and sold it. I have taken a small company using a simple technology and matured it to a stable platform where growth can occur safely and quickly. I enjoy working with a team of IT or business people to create efficiencies, reduce waste, and increase the quality of life for consumers as well as team members. I have hired my entire team multiple times for multiple organizations. I have presented presentations to the executive leadership of Fortune 500 companies. I have mentored and taught others in various software development and project management methodologies. I have designed, developed, tested, implemented and supported multiple enterprise-level applications. I have been on the board of directors and answered to them in different capacities. I enjoy working hard to solve hard problems and I relish playing hard in various activities with my family.
• Consulting professional with diverse experience in Management & IT Consulting, OCM, Human Resources, and Marketing • Creative innovator skilled in organizational management & planning, release management, professional development, staffing, training, and change management • Dynamic and team oriented consultant seeking opportunities to help clients identify and achieve financial and operational improvement
I am a highly motivated product manager with 3 years experience at Fortune 500 companies and venture backed start-ups. This experience includes working on primarily B2B web and mobile development in industries such as POS, HCM, digital media, healthcare, and telecommunications. I am passionate about building beautiful products that delight users and improve the world. I'm currently looking to work 10-30 hrs on interesting projects here on oDesk. Resume and examples of work can be supplied. I have a Bachelor's and Master's Degree from Stevens Institute of Technology(Hoboken, NJ) in Technology Management.
Exceed your Expectations I began surprising people while in my teens, and decades later, that hasn't stopped. Whether my next surprise is rescuing a seemingly hopeless system, sending you 50$ refunds for every bug found in my software, turning an everyday report request into the discovery of a new cost-saving business process, herding cats (e.g. programmers) living around the world into becoming a world class team, or helping you learn what you didn't know you needed to learn, I can't yet say. But everyone likes unexpected gifts. I look forward to working with you. P.S. I am fluent in German. In French I have some reading knowledge and a *very* basic conversational ability (French is such a beautiful language, I look forward to having a pressing business need to rapidly become fluent). I used to be fairly fluent in Japanese; someday I hope to regain that as well.
Experience software architect and database administrator and technology business consultant. Focusing on building highly responsive well architected systems. Entrepreneur that has built and sold businesses, looking for opportunities to work with new ventures and utilize my technical skills to solve business problems. I am looking for part-time work that keeps my skills fresh, or full-time opportunities to join the right growing company in a senior management capacity. Based in sunny South Florida, I have an MBA from Duke University and a BS in Computer Science and Engineering from MIT. Track Record: As CTO of CreditCards.com, built the system from the initial domain name purchase (for $100,000) until the business sale for $2.75M four years later. As cofounder and CEO of Feratech, built a SEO strategy and system that grew to encompass 400+ websites, performing lead generation in a variety of subprime financial markets. Business was sold to a larger SEO Lead Generation Company. As CTO of MonetizeNet, an email marketing and data management system, I developed the backend infrastructure for the 6TB PostgreSQL database that tracked 1 million incoming records daily and as many as 15 million outgoing data transaction, with a custom PHP management system. Cloud based migration consultant that re-engineered the accounting and inventory systems for a salvage warehouse operator in Hialeah. Developed a custom SKU Tracking System (with API hooked for the iOS based scanners) to normalize data for importation into the inventory and accounting systems.
Long time corporate IT admin and CIO, I have experience with all avenues of IT services, servers, desktops, networks with both design and implementation. I have additional experience with project based work on IT initiatives including wireless, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, mobility and software implementation. Finally, I have also spent the last several years providing business analysis and data analysis services for a wide array of customers. Notable Projects: 1:1 Mobility project role out for 800 users, design and implementation Wireless Role out for a school district comprising 7 schools, design and implementation VDI project using VMware View for 40+ users, design and implementation Strategic Plan design and writing for a nation wide school group. Education Masters of Science in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern University Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence from American Military University Graduated with Honors Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University Bachelor of Science in Physiological Science from Marquette University
Having launched three successful companies and consulting for over a dozen companies, I am adept in laser sharp focus, to achieve immediate success in critical stages of the business. Providing synergy, and acting as your right hand, it is my pleasure to offer guidance and vision to propel your company to the growth phase. Not afraid to roll up my sleeves and dive right in. Areas of expertise include: All aspects of start-up, product development, strategic planning, branding. Excel in businesses related to nutrition, fitness, health and wellness, both online and Brick and mortar. Donna is a Registered Dietitian and is licensed by the state of Florida's Board of Medicine. Recently has earned her Certification in Group Exercise Training from the American College of Sports Medicine to pursue a hobby of teaching Aerial Fitness. In her former private practice in Coral Springs, Florida, she researched and developed an extensive weight management program which became the foundation of the eDiets.com program, developed in 1996 through 2002 and she was deemed a trailblazer in both dietetics and in the category of online products and services, which at the time was in its infancy. From 1996 to 2001 Donna M. DeCunzo-Taddeo was responsible for creating and administering the weight loss programs and nutrition and wellness components of eDiets.com’s products and services, and completely oversaw the development and ongoing refinement of all personalized diet and meal plans. Ms. DeCunzo-Taddeo also contributed to the eDiets.com newsletter, eDiets News, which had over 8.5 million subscribers upon her departure. Ms. DeCunzo-Taddeo’s successes include breaking new ground by developing gender-specific diet programs for eDiets.com: “eDiets for Women,” and “eDiets for Men.” These programs address the unique caloric and metabolic needs of men and women, in addition to the different motivating factors and challenges for health and weight loss. Her creativity and expertise allowed her to contribute to related marketing programs, public relations and advertising campaigns. Ms. DeCunzo-Taddeo has maintained high visibility with the press, and has been quoted and interviewed by large media outlets including CNN, NBC, The NY Times, Cosmopolitan, Women’s World, and Women’s Day. During her time with eDiets.com, it became the largest subscription-based online diet, fitness and counseling center available, where consumers can register for a private, personalized weight-loss or “healthy living” program accessible 24/7 from their computer. Since 2002, Donna M. DeCunzo-Taddeo has been consulting for individuals and corporations, and has been researching and developing new and innovative approaches to weight loss, healthy eating and wellness. These projects include: Fast Food Diet, the Boot Camp Diet Program and Design-A-Diet. She is former Nutrition Editor for CO-ED magazine, providing a feature article and three department articles each issue and has authored the “Weight Loss and Weight Management” chapter written for the Florida Dietetic Association’s Diet 2005 Manual. Her published articles include monthly nutrition columns for Diet.com, Senior Life and Boomer Times, Fitness Link and Bella Online and Happy Times Monthly, as well as periodic nutrition-related articles for The National Lymphoma Foundation. She is the former editor and contributor of the eDiets.com newsletter (www.eDiets.com/news). As the founder of the Tri-City Dietitians in Private Practice, Internet Dietitians Practice Group and the former Coordinator for Dietitians in Business and Communications, she assists in expanding the role of dietitians in internet, corporate and other non-traditional settings. Previous appointments include: the Media Committee and Education Committee for The Partnership For Healthy Weight Management, an F.T.C. partnership that encourages providers of weight management programs to provide consumers with fair and truthful information. She is also member of The American Dietetic Association (ADA), The American College of Sports Medicine, National Council Against Health Fraud, The Society for Nutrition Education, The International Food Information Council Foundation, as well as several practice groups. As President and CEO for Voodoo Tiki Tequila Corp. , she has built the startup and has lead it successfully into its growth phase. Having successfully achieved distribution in 11 states and 6 Countries. Mastering skills in product development, marketing and PR, sales, business development, management, negotiations and internet strategies she is anxious to utilize these skills along with her expertise in Online Health, Wellness, Nutrition and Fitness, she wants join your team!
I am a results-driven professional with success managing a broad range of corporate initiatives while planning, analyzing, and implementing solutions in support of achieving objectives. For 20 years I have helped nonprofits, local governments, and for profit businesses develop and implement strategic plans; manage multimillion dollar projects; implement training initiatives; prepare business plans and grant proposals; conduct research; develop program, conduct needs analysis and measurement and evaluation efforts; design and implement marketing and social media campaigns, and qualify for tax exempt (501(c)(3) status from the Internal Revenue Service. I also freelance as a voice over artist in English and Korean. (voice talent, voice work) and bring 6 years of voice work experience along with 7 as a theatre actor and 2 years as a radio host.