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WORK EXPERIENCE

Incomm Digital Solutions
Director, Product Management
JAN 2016-Present
Building ecommerce for the future.

Nike
Director, Product Management
JUN 2012-October 2015
I have what may be the best job on the planet.  I am responsible for Nike’s social graph, technologies and integrations for Nike.  In this role, I set the vision and strategy for Nike’s social graph and social network integrations.  I have the privilege of working with Nike’s development team but also social networking leaders like Facebook, Twitter, Google and many more.

Oregon State University
Instructor,Professional and Continuing Education; Digital Brand Management
SEP 2014-AUG 2017
Social Media, Mobile and Reputation Strategies
Instructed a continuing education course with worldwide student base of professionals. Topics included: Social Media Policies; Success Measures and Metrics; Corporate Culture; Campaign Goals Players and Evangelists; Choosing Social Network Targets; Social Media vs. Social Networks and their connections; and Impact of Anonymous Social Networks.

The Weather Channel
Director, Product Strategy
MAR 2010-MAR 2012
At The Weather Channel, I managed a portfolio of social products, content management and led new product strategy.  Making weather personal and social was a primary focus and led to great new website designs and mobile applications.

Turner Broadcasting System
Program Director, Publishing & Video

MAR 2007-MAR 2010
I worked with great technologies including embeddable video players, searchable transcriptions, proprietary and open source content management systems.  These technologies were used to manage content and video for the portfolio of Turner brands including CNN.com, NBA.com, Cartoon Network and many more.  

Earthlink
Senior Product Manager

AUG 2003-MAR 2007
I managed product feature sets, revenue generation, and expenses of incremental, Value-Added Software as a Service(SaaS) web applications. I analyzed marketplace and built a suite of ad supported products that complemented Earthlink’s core offerings.

Northern Trust Retirement Consulting
Project Manager

OCT 2002-AUG 2003
While focused on call center optimizations, at Northern Trust I also managed data warehouse projects.  The call center projects improved customer service, call efficiency and ensured regulatory compliance.

Mirant
Project Manager

MAR 2001-OCT 2002
As a Project Manager for an energy company, I managed the implementation of a cross platform communications bus and data warehouse.  The communications bus led to a corporate dashboard monitoring electrical generation status worldwide.

The Home Depot
Chief Systems Engineer

FEB 1994-MAR 2001
Starting when The Home Depot was a small company, I developed accounting, audit and financial systems from point-of-sale through general ledger entry.  One of my favorite projects was rolling out electronic signature capture pads.


EDUCATION
MBA, Operations Management, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA
BBA, Management Sciences & Information Technologies, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

SPEAKING
Facebook Mobile Developers Devcon, 2013 NYC
Global Merchants Payment Forum
AppNation
ProductCampPDX
StartupRiot

GROUPS
National Eagle Scout Association
Product Development and Management Association
Association of International Product Marketing and Management
280Group
University of Georgia Alumni Association
Kennesaw State Alumni Association
Project Management Institute
ScrumAlliance