Most recently I have led teams through the re-branding and launching of 14 websites, 19 social media pages and an online community as the Digital Media Director at Robert Kennedy Publishing (RKP), home to fitness and lifestyle magazines such as Oxygen Women's Fitness magazine, Clean Eating, Reps magazine, Musclemag and New York Times Best-Selling Book Series, The Eat-Clean Diet®. SOCIAL PAGES I've launched and led the strategy behind in which I'm especially proud of: FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/cleaneatingmag https://www.facebook.com/oxygenmag https://www.facebook.com/eatcleandiet TWITTER: https://twitter.com/oxygenmagazine https://twitter.com/cleaneatingmag https://twitter.com/toscareno YOUTUBE: http://www.youtube.com/cleaneatingmag http://www.youtube.com/oxygenmagazine http://www.youtube.com/eatcleandiet http://www.youtube.com/musclemagintl COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION http://www.eatcleandiet.com/the_kitchen_table/ RECENT WEBSITE LAUNCHES I'M MOST PROUD OF: http://www.cleaneatingmag.com http://www.oxygenmag.com http://www.eatcleandiet.com http://www.musclemag.com In my spare time, as a writer, I have written and published over 200 articles in print and online publications, specializing in interviews and event coverage with a lean towards fitness, health, sports and lifestyle topics. The publishing world is taking a hit these days and due to downsizing, my position as Digital Media Director at RKP was eliminated in November 2012. I am now working from home with a focus in digital and social media marketing, consulting, writing, design and project management. In the last couple of years I've collaborated with sales, corporate, e-comm, subscriptions and editorial teams to drive cohesive in-house web, print, email and social media marketing campaigns that helped grow and engage a combined fan base of over 500,000 likes, followers, members and subscribers. I've worked on campaigns such as monthly contests, e-Commerce promotions, branding materials, weekly videos, digital ad banners, e-blasts, surveys, community panels, e-newsletters and social media page updates which helped double, if not triple the traffic on company sites and increased subscription sales. I helped RKP transition from monthly updates to daily and weekly updates. As a result, I've published a blog series called "Going Digital" for Canada's Unbound Media, a blog for online magazines and media sites. The series is all about helping a company transition their content to the digital realm. You can find it the series here: http://blog.agilitycms.com/going-digital-5-surprising-ways-a-cms-can-unite-a-print-and-digital-team My combined creative and technical background in publishing, writing and web design has led to my ability to successfully strategize and collaborate with company stakeholders and internal and external clients regarding all digital inventory, marketing campaigns, annual editorial schedules, workflows, team staffing and infrastructure decisions.
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I am a writer, researcher, and entrepreneur hacking the future of business. I write dense reports for entrepreneurs and executives who want to disrupt traditional industries and gain key insights to the shifts of culture and business. I've spent the last decade studying the movements and transformation of ideas, culture, and society. What is "modern business design"? Most companies have responded to the radical cultural and economic shifts of the last decade by getting a Facebook page or a corporate Twitter account. At a growing rate, they're realizing this isn't enough. Their sales are down or flat, their talent acquisition and (especially) retention is low, and often their industry as a whole is suffering. They know they have to change something, but they can't put their finger on it. And they're certainly not willing to bet their company on it. With a decade of research and experience, I'm helping these companies go back to the drawing board, reconsider their overall business goals and structure, and create actionable adjustments to set the course of their company on the upstream in their market. It's not operations consulting, business coaching, or social media strategy. It's business design--based on a modern value-system, a modern mindset, and a modern global economy. I've been involved in a variety of projects across multiple industries. While my main work is currently focused on modern business design, I have the skills, experience, and resources to effectively help entrepreneurs and companies with the following: Writing, Proofreading, Editing, Market Research, Marketing Strategy, Social media strategy, startup consulting, corporate culture initiatives, innovation workshops, strategic planning, process improvement, Technology strategy consulting and CIO services, and WAN (wide area network) planning and consulting. While these may seem quite diverse, I've had hands-on experience and demonstrable results with each as a graduate student, teacher, a fortune 5000 employee, and an entrepreneur. For those looking for specific interests and passions, here are some of mine: entrepreneurship, startup communities, futurist, technology, alternative health, homeopathy/oriental medicine, raw food, spirituality, philosophy, theology, nature, positive parenting (my daughter is currently 3), social change, politics of business & enterprise, economics, and education.
I am bringing 8 years of a solid experience working in the tech scene with both start-ups and big companies in web and mobile worlds as the Product and Project Manager, and experience of helping start-ups grow from testing hypothesis stage to defining the product and product roadmap through first sale. What can I bring to your table? - I helped to build companies and brands, took ideas and turned them into revenue-generating web products, lead and managed teams of engineers and designers, jumped on failing projects and lead the teams to success, analyzed consumer web behavior data and boosted web traffic by 75%, built product roadmaps and executed on them while staying agile and opened to innovation and emerging trends in tech world. I have an extensive experience building web and mobile products, thriving in a fast-paced virtual start-up company and executing anything from: † Ideation and product-market fit † User-centered product design and innovation † Rapid prototyping and testing † Mobile and web development † Project management and cross-functional teams leadership † Technical: OOD, Ruby on Rails, Linux, Git, HTML/CSS, Web development † Data and APIs/3rd party tool integrations † E-commerce conversion optimization † Search and recommendations † SDLC and Agile development † Product roadmap and team capacity As a high achiever who is highly skilled in visualizing and executing a plan, I do whatever it takes to deliver.
I am an experienced mobile/digital entertainment executive who has prided himself on delivering amazing results on consumer facing products. I have excelled in marketing operations delivering process improvements that drove key performance indicators. Through careful research and analysis, my decisions have driven long and short-term planning, problem solving, team building and cost reduction. My experience in marketing ranges from traditional avenues in print and media through new media initiatives as well. I have created and overseen marketing strategies that used print, direct mail, email, MMS, SEO, SEM, display advertising and application marketing. working closely with MarCom teams, I was responsible for ensuring proper brand positioning. Product launches were also an essential tool to driving revenue growth from a user base with consistent growth. Additionally, I deliver results in business development. Through collaborative negotiations I have delivered cost reduction, margin improvement, and content acquisition. My account management skills have been developed through this knowledge as well. I have always ensured a key open line of communication was open for all partner concerns.
I help organizations grow. It really is that simple. I help companies and non-profits navigate through the chaos of the new world in front of them and turn it into simplicity for growth. I teach them how to simplify their sales and marketing processes to concentrate their efforts for growth. I don't talk about branding, pitching and hard selling. Today's world, today's economy has created a new and better vocabulary. I teach and coach value, message, story-telling and problem solving. Organizations who do that are ones that grow. I believe that every organization has almost everything it needs internally, that its strength and value come from within. I coach them to use that strength and value to reach the world at large. I teach them how to adopt the amazing tools and technologies available today for any sized organization. I help them set up systems and strategies that allow them to be a team in the office, an educator and participant with their marketing and a problem solver in their sales. They learn to grow today and how to make decisions to continue to grow in the future.
Leader in product design with experience in startups through F500 companies. Can drive product strategy and roadmap, manage projects, design wireframes and prototypes, and lead team to implement award winning web and mobile products. Also able to jump in to do frontend code and help with HTML, CSS, LESS/SASS implementation. Ready to assist in brainstorming, user research, market sizing, product development or hire me to manage your project using agile methodology, build wireframes and UX flows, prototype, and work on HTML/CSS for your new site or mobile app.
I am also a Certified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2008 (QMS) and ISO 27001:2005 (ISMS). Have experience in implementation and certification of QMS and ISMS practices. I also have experience in CMMI SVC implementation. Apart from that I have 10 years of experience in IT and ITES domain in Project Management, Team Management of software testing, customer service and technical support projects. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Able to handle complex assignments with efficiency.
Expert business analyst with certification and degree in management. Capable of financial, operational, production and quality managment analysis with expertise in handling complex business data and interpreting it into invaluable analysis using business intelligence tools. Over the years I have developed business, financial, and communication plans. I have a keen eye for the details and unlike others, I am a quick learner and I have excellent communications and presentation skills. I have remained top competitor for business challenges and have been awarded for my plans. My experiences include 1. Business plan development. 2. Financial planning and monitoring. 3. Marketing 4. Communications 5. Business operations 6. Project management 7. Production management 8. Quality management Currently, I am pursuing my sponsored doctrate in artificial intelligence. I am also a member of PMI and therefore working towards my certification in project management (CAPM). Above summary details my experiences and expertise. However, please feel free to discuss job opportunities with me.
Strong analytical and planning skills combined with the ability to coordinate the efforts of many to meet organizational goals. Demonstrated success in driving growth in targeted markets through implementation of key projects. Proven ability to develop sales potential in new market areas. Solid leadership skills: able to build and guide top-performing teams. Adept at communicating with management, vendors, and internal departments to coordinate overall efforts. Strong strategic thinker. Productive and efficient work habits without supervision. Self-motivator with high energy.
My objective is to help companies drive business value, growth and competitive advantage. I am a versatile technology-focused professional with a track record of concepting and delivering successful products. My strengths include: *Broad experience in technology & software product management *Delivering successful products *Road-mapping and strategic planning *Driving customer and market research to identify opportunities for growth *Discovering, writing, managing and prioritizing requirements *Leading cross functional teams to drive successful business outcomes