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New York Life Insurance Company, New York, NY
Director, Strategic Marketing, Information Technology, 1999-Present
Director, Telecommunications and Information Technology, 1998-1999
Responsibilities include intensive deadline-driven research and development in the area of emerging technologies requiring direct correspondence and in-depth interviews with Fortune 1000 executives. Subsequently, nation-wide business executive telecommunications, information systems, Internet and multi-media technology industry conferences are produced. Incumbent of the position are strategic negotiations with national industry and media associations for multi-media partnerships and Fortune 1000 corporations for sponsorship. Duties also require production of new product lines including large-scale multi-track events with nine month production schedules, budgets of a quarter of a million and projected revenue of one to three million per event.
First year gross revenue from four three-day events: $1.5 million. An additional $4 million has been generated by The eBusiness Summit, which I conceptualized, branded and initiated production.
HomeNET in Miami, December 1-3, 1999, Miami, FL:
The eBusiness Summit, August 23-26, 1999, Keystone, CO and March 5-7, 2000, San Diego, CA:
Next Generation OSS, September 22-24, 1999, Chicago, IL:
HomeNET '99, July 27-29, 1999, San Francisco, CA:
Enterprise Data Warehousing, April 27-30, 1999, San Francisco, CA:
Data Quality Management Summit, October 19-22, 1998, Washington, DC and November 9-12, 1998, San Jose, CA:
Foreign Policy Association,New York, NY
Associate Director of Development, 1994-1998
Responsibilities included engendering foundation and corporate funding via research, grant proposal writing, presentations and corresponding with the private and public sectors. Selected, supervised and trained all interns.
Assistant Director of Meetings
Developed and implemented lectures and seminars, including luncheons and black-tie fundraising dinners. Served as one of the primary liaisons between the diplomatic, NGO and international affairs community and FPA’s membership. Supervised and trained all department interns
Director, Young Professionals Program and OTR Lecture Series
Developed, directed and implemented an international affairs education program for a group of approximately 850 individuals employed in various sectors of New York City. Supervised and trained four interns per term. First two year’s accomplishments included:
Public Affairs Manager
Official organizational spokesperson and liaison with the national and local news media. Placement of executive op-editorial; paid and pro-bono advertisements. Organization of media panel discussions with major news agencies. Production and distribution of all promotional materials including publication and event press releases, promotional videos, press kits, and articles. Management of editorial calendars, tracking news articles, and work on writing projects.
Publisher August 1996-January 1997
Administered publication, promotion and distribution of a monthly newsletter, summarizing international affairs events in NYC.
School of International and Public Affairs,Columbia University NY, NY
Dean’s Office, Editor and Student Liaison 1993-1994
Edited bi-weekly newsletter and served as a liaison between the Dean’s office and the student body.
Institute of Latin American and Iberian Studies 1992-1993
Columbia University, New York, NYSchool of International and Public Affairs 1992-1994
Master of International Affairs, Concentration: International Law, Latin America
San Jose State University,San Jose, CA
Graduate Studies in Political Science and Economics 1991-1992
University of California at Los Angeles,Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Fine Arts in International Cultural Studies 1985-1989
INTERNET EXPERIENCE: Programmer and designer of five websites
COMPUTER SKILLS: IBM PC and PSII (MSOffice, Raiser’s Edge, ACT, Word Perfect, PFS Write, and Writing Assistant), Apple Macintosh SE, IIcx, Classic (MacWrite, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, and Excel), DELL (Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Pagemaker, File Manager, Fax Server/Fax Client). On-line services: Compuserve and Prodigy; Various Web-Browsers. Nexus/Lexus.
Languages: Spanish and French proficiency; working knowledge of Portuguese, Japanese, and ASL
Lawyers Committee For Human Rights, Intern for Latin American and Caribbean Section, New York, NY, 1994, Research, editing, and writing for two annual publications.
Young Professionals Group, Executive Advisory Committee, Director, September 1994-98
Achilles Running Club, Volunteer: Ran the New York City Marathon as a guide to a visually impaired runner. Time: 3:34:04. November 14, 1993.
Foreign Language Exchange, Founder/Director:; established and coordinated network of seventeen language groups with approximately two hundred participants; supervised twenty-five group leaders. Fall-Spring 1993-94.
SIPA Runner's Club, President, Established and managed network of fifty participants. 1993-94.
SIPA Student Association, Social Chairperson and Director of Student Programs, organized and directed student social activities for student body of nine hundred, thirty percent international. Spring 1994. Activities included The Annual Gala Black Tie Ball with record attendance and unprecedented revenue.
Alianza De Latin American Student Associations, Founder, Director and Events Coordinator. Spring 1993, Columbia University.