I wrote a book called...

Clueless at The Work: Advice from a Corporate Tyrant

Published by Stairway Press in October 2019

Order here: CluelessAtTheWork.com | Clueless at The Work on Facebook

  • Provides a framework and hierarchy for success based on actual experience.
  • Builds on more than 40 scientifically-based books.
  • Walks through The Work, The Journey, and the challenges along the way.
  • A written extension of the Kensho Education programs (see below).

I currently work at...

InfoArmor

As Director of Software Development since 2018

InfoArmor.com | InfoArmor on Facebook InfoArmor on Twitter InfoArmor on LinkedIn

  • Leading the technical implementation of a major, upcoming privacy-related application.
  • Providing solutions architecture for Commercial Channels and Partnerships [CCP] group.
  • Led the technical implementation and integration of Allstate's Digital Footprint into Allstate Identity Protection and PrivacyArmor.
  • Helped double the company in 2019 by hiring 150+ people.
  • Positioned InfoArmor for acquisition by Allstate.
  • Managed the overhaul and modernization of InfoArmor's subscriber portal, PrivacyArmor.
  • Always mproving processes and building productive relationships between groups and people.

Make Weird Music

As the Chief Dude Guy since 2014

MakeWeirdMusic.com | Make Weird Music on Facebook Make Weird Music on YouTube MakeWeirdMusic on Github Make Weird Music on Instagram Make Weird Music on LinkedIn

  • Writing and illustrating content about music as a form of art.
  • Interviewing artists all over the world.
  • Filming and editing interviews and music performances.
  • Hosting and promoting concerts in my home and at local venues.
  • Watch the MWM trailer video for more information.
  • I've produced over 100 lengthy videos for the channel. Check it out on YouTube!

I advise at...

Music Traveler

As a technology advisor, 2019

MusicTraveler.com | Music Traveler on Facebook Music Traveler on Twitter Music Traveler on Instagram

  • High-level technical consultation on approach and platform growth.
  • Content marketing ideas with Make Weird Music.

Arizona State University

As Chairman of the Industry Advisory Board, Graphic Information Technology 2015-Present

asu.edu | ASU GIT on Facebook ASU GIT on Twitter ASU GIT on LinkedIn ASU GIT on Instagram

  • Assist with curriculum refinement.
  • Work with program faculty as needed in various ways.
  • Review student work and résumés/CVs.
  • Offer training programs to ASU students.

GoCoach

As a Technology Advisor May 2018-July 2019

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  • Built and led technology, marketplace platforms, and strategy.
  • Assisted with sales and investment pitches.
  • Developed and distributed content and marketing materials.

I'm a Co-founder of...

Jargone

Writer and strategist from 2018-2019

Jargone.io | Jargone on Twitter InfoArmor on LinkedIn

  • Rewriting job descriptions and removing corporate buzzwords, jargon, and overall boringness.
  • Trying to make the world a little bit better.
  • Reducing the amount of copying and pasting that happens in the recruiting world.

Kensho Education

Researcher, facilitator, and trainer from 2015-2018

kensho.io | Kensho Education on Facebook Kensho Education on LinkedIn

  • Wrote and delivered mindfulness-based professional development content.
  • Consulted for companies on their internal training efforts.
  • Guided meditation and arranging chairs.
  • One-on-one consultation, group coaching, sales and marketing.
  • More info: Kensho Pause curriculum outline.

I previously worked at...

meltmedia

As a Technology Director from 2013-2018

meltmedia.com | meltmedia on Facebook meltmedia on Twitter meltmedia on LinkedIn meltmedia on Instagram

  • Serving on the leadership team helping with culture, business intelligence/operations.
  • Managing melt's software development, QA engineering, and IT teams.
  • Marketing and selling our capabilities via writing, networking, client pitches, etc.
  • Coaching, mentoring, hiring, singing, high-fiving, innovating, and hosting meetups.

Pearson

As a Technology Manager from 2006-2013

Pearson.com | Pearson on Facebook Pearson on Twitter Pearson on LinkedIn

  • Starting and leading an integration engineering team in the operations department for the Learning Technologies Group.
  • Automating global smoke tests for all production environments and building a custom Angular application for live monitoring in a NOC.
  • Keeping ~40 applications online, functioning, and performing under peak load for millions of users.
  • Managing teams all over the world (Sri Lanka and all over the US) for follow-the-sun support.
  • Transitioning many applications out of data centers and into the cloud.
  • Implementing CDN (Akamai) and APM (AppDynamics) for dozens of large-scale applications and international userbases.

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