Christopher "Mark" P

Business-to-Business Solutions Marketer - 20 Years of Experience - Near 97068




West Linn, OR

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Summary * Information Technology: Experience with software, hardware, services, solutions, and partnerships * Product Management: Experience acquiring resources, building programs, managing projects, selling solutions * Recently finished a three-year volunteer stint homeschooling my son, and now looking for my next career move Managed the IT departments of Skylark's US subsidiaries Enway and Northwood reporting to regional president and directors in Tokyo. Activities included defining IT strategy owning the IT budget coordinating integration efforts with HQ in Tokyo and managing administrative/development staff. Key tasks and accomplishments * Designed and managed implementation of ERP system which included customization of certain modules to accommodate USDA requirements as well as international shipping. * Designed and managed implementation of the network infrastructure including integration and programming of machine controllers. * Provided rudimentary Japanese translation services to monitor Skylark corporate communications and to create localized packaging material. Developed and executed test suites for all language versions of the Word for Windows word processing program. Primary activities included writing scripts/tools using macros and Basic language to automate code coverage as well as advising program managers of issues related to documentation and specifications. Reviewed C language code with developers to ensure usability and adherence to specifications. Key tasks and accomplishments * Co- wrote code for the functions "Insert Symbol" and "bookmarks" in Word for Windows * Managed testing activities for U.S. and international versions of Word for DOS and Word for Windows * Developed an automation tool to streamline the creation of the golden master disks sent to manufacturing..


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Thunderbird School of Global Management International Management, Japanese Language 1991 Master Degree
Pacific Lutheran University Business Administration 1989 Master Degree
Texas Lutheran University Marketing 1988 Bachelor Degree

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Intel Sales and Marketing Accomplishment Award - Department of Defense project win

Companies I like:

Intel, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Matsushita, Rackspace


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> Creator and Owner of Cisco's Data Center Optimization Service - first to market > Global Solutions Manager for Intel's marketing activities in the Electronics and Manufacturing industries - created demand for collaborative solutions and a Linux laptop > Top producing field systems engineer supporting Intel Online Services' channel partners > Created and deployed first "cloud" software as a service solution in 1998 > Built IT department from ground up at US subsidiaries of a leading Japanese company > Developed and tested functions in Word for Windows now used by millions of users