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ECOMMERCE OPERATIONS MANAGER / INTERNET STRATEGIST
Newell Brands / Yankee Candle Company Inc., South Deerfield MA.
JANUARY 2000 - PRESENT
o Strategy advocate for ecommerce technology, design, UX, content management, optimization, analytics and support.
o Platforms have included Oracle ATG, IBM Websphere, MKS, Broadvision, Venda, Speed Commerce, WordPress.
o Responsible for all customer facing (B2C/B2B) digital representations.
o Invent measurable
o Develop strategies for use of emergent Internet technologies in support of brand and corporate initiatives.
Thomson Financial Interactive, Amherst MA.
FEBRUARY 1999 - JANUARY 2000
oCollaborated with developers and investors to create sophisticated tools and algorithms used to index 100+ news feeds in real time and filter events likely to influence stock market.
PROJECT MANAGER / GRADUATE LAB MANAGER
University of Massachusetts / Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (C.I.I.R.) Amherst MA JULY 1997 - JANUARY 1999
oManaged development of advanced information retrieval applications for The White
House, the Unified Agenda, and Library of Congress using "Inquery" search technology.
oDirected laboratory of 20+ C.I.I.R. graduate and undergraduate students
World Wide Impact, Inc. Greenfield MA.
JULY 1996 - JULY 1998
oProvided full range of internet / intranet development and hosting solutions. Clients included NOKIA, Longacre & White, Nukebusters, and Dean’s Beans Coffee.
EAST COAST REGIONAL DIRECTOR
Greenpeace USA, (Washington DC, Boston MA, NYC, New Haven, Philadelphia, Ft Lauderdale,
JANUARY 1986 - JULY 1996
oRecruited, hired, trained, and directed 16 office directors and up to 300 regional staff. o Campaign experience: Whaling (Tokyo). Ocean Incineration (NJ). Antarctica
(Regional). Rainforests (DC). Toxic waste production (New England). Sea Turtles (FL). Environmental Justice issues (East Coast).
E D U C A T I O N
University of Pittsburgh, Oakland, PA — Criminology / Legal Studies – 1983, 84 University of Maryland, College Park, MD - Criminology – 1985, 86
C O M M U N I T Y I N V O L V E M E N T
Access to Technology (A2T) - Founder and Executive Director. January 2009 - Present A2T is a 501(c)(3) that provides thousands of computers and other equipment at no cost to young people, students, artists, activists and
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Virtual School - Board of Trustees. June 2013 – June 2016
Greenfield Local Cultural Council - Board of Directors. January 2010 – January 2016 LGBT Coalition of Western Massachusetts - Board of Directors. December 2012 – January 2014
The Thrive Project – Board of Directors. January 2012 – July 2015
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