BENEFITS TO YOU:
Team Productivity & Morale
Creativity & Innovation
SF Bay Area
Experience – Management and Process Efficiency
I am excited to have served so many technical roles across varied industries, locations, and cultures, and to have made a difference everywhere I worked.
• Research and Development (Space and Defense)
• Software and Hardware Development
• Mobile Apps and Games
• Information Security
• Social Networking
• Data Analytics
• Managed projects that led to annual sales of over $100 million and $45 million in revenue
• Established collaboration across competing companies/teams to increase operations by 40%
• Key member of PMO that maintained 90% employee retention and 20% growth for 10 years
• Designed new client solutions and reduced software costs by 50% a year, saving $5 million
• Implemented process improvement to reduce problem resolution time to 1/3rd of original
Start-ups - LetsLunch, DoubleDynamo, SunnyKarma, GetGoing, StartupMonthly.
Government - NASA, US Navy, Royal Australian Navy.
Corporations - Cisco Systems, Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, Progeny Systems, Symantec, CA Technologies, Raytheon, Kollmorgen, WR Systems, Fraunhofer.
Educational Pursuits and Certifications:
Master of Science: Management of Projects and Programs.
Master of Fine Arts: Creative Writing.
Bachelor of Science: Computer Science.
Bachelor of Arts: Classical Studies.
PMP: Project Management Professional.
CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional.
Here's what my past and current colleagues have said about working with me:
"Val's professional attitude and aptitude for all things technical was amazing."
CTO, Progeny Systems
"Val is a superbly talented individual with a consistent drive to perfection. He made significant contributions to the quality of our products and reputation of our company. Repeatedly, Val received complements and words of appreciation from our customers and was pivotal to the success of our company."
VP, Progeny Systems
"Val is dedicated and passionate about getting the job done right and is a pleasure to work with. Val's guidance proved instrumental on multiple occasions for my start-up."
"Val is a forward-looking person who never fails to do the best for his team. He researches problems and identifies multiple options to ensure the best solution for the problem. He is well respected by his peers and managers and is always ready to help workers both in his group and in cross-functional areas."
Deputy Technical Director, CNI
"Even during challenging circumstances, Val maintains a positive attitude combined with a willingness to go the extra mile to ensure project success. Along with his commendable work ethic, Val possesses the rare and valuable combination of hands-on experience in the following areas: system development, security engineering, and on-site customer support."
Information Assurance Manager, NAVSEA