I am an IT Program Director, social selling and social media strategist and author with experience in big business, government, and startups. Expert at strategy and consulting on LinkedIn and other social media, writing technology white papers, and translating complex technical concepts into plain business language. Decision support and big data knowledge from 15 years with market research company Nielsen. Formerly VP, Strategic Planning for an Internet incubator. Six years as an independent consultant helping senior leaders understand the business impact of rapidly-changing new technologies. Founder of The WiMAX Guys, a wireless networking company. Currently Program Director in charge of CareerOneStop, a huge federally-funded Website for the State of Minnesota. Also a novelist: Misheard Lyrics: What if everything you heard was wrong?
Specialties: large-scale IT program management, technology vision and strategy, software design and project management, social media strategy, social selling and media consulting, wireless technology, writing white papers, books, and magazine articles, LinkedIn Trainer, LinkedIn Speaker, Corporate Technical Trainer, Seminar Developer, Professional Presentations, Online Training Developer, Keynote Speaker, LinkedIn Expert, LinkedIn Training, Twitter Trainer, Twitter Consultant, Online Networking Expert
I live in Minnesota, love a good joke, and have a treadmill workstation in my home office.