Welcome

Hello, and welcome to my personal resume website. I created this site to help you get to know me better. Here you will find links to my resume, contact information, and a brief personal bio. The website is here for people who are interest in my personal background and experience. If you should have any questions of comments, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Introduction

Worked as an IT consultant in Ethiopia, where I also provided training to staff and advice to top decision makers. Worked extensively with servers. Worked on a program to refurbish older computers and introduced open source software (Ubuntu Linux). Set up a campus wide, intranet-based CMS as well as a campus web-site.

Detail-oriented and driven to succeed in the field of IT with hands-on experience in planning and managing projects designed to improve IT access and save money. Strategic thinker who can plan and implement interactive stategies to support grand objectives. Leverage strong technical background with solid business acumen. Strong leadership and team-building skills with a participatory management style. Eager to hone existing skills and learn new ones, as well as lead, motivate and inspire teams to meet and surpass goals and objectives. Exceptional communication, negotiation and presentation skills; easily interface with technical and non-technical team members.

Creative, Result-Oriented leader who is eager to learn new things and is eagar to succeed. Conversant in Chinese and currently learning Japanese. Focus on Information Security and accessability. Also hoping to develop a wide array of knowledge in a variety of subjects.

Hard-Worker who is also a team player with a professional attitude. Application Developer, Database Administrator, and Project Manager in a wide variety of business applications. Particularly interested in client/server and relational database design using Oracle, Sybase, and MS-SQL Server. Always interested in migration projects, as well as close interaction with the DB manufacturers.

My interests are wide in scope and would welcome a chance to learn about new ideas, techniques and trains of thought.

Professional Interests

  • Open Source Software
  • Programming
  • Migration from Windows to Open Source Linux
  • Software development methodology