Professional Experience

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VP, Product & Developmental Strategy

HQ: Beverly Hills, CA
April 2012 – October 2014
 
“Empowering the Interactive Consumer.” 
 

• Defined new product features, aligned scope, delegated priorities, established timelines
• Collaborated directly with CEO, COO, CTO, VPs & Art Director to execute big picture projects
• Acted as main product representative for press, sales & client discovery
• Managed team of 20+ people on all product development across business, creative & technical depts
• Key player in pivotal partnerships (Intel, NCR, production companies), vertical leads, client accounts
• Facilitated Product Development through key stages: conception, research, networking/sales demos, partnerships, technical integration, development, production, launch/execution, analytics, marketing
• Oversaw proprietary content management system for quality performance & iterative versions
• Conceptualized prototypes for beta testing & customized demos for partner & client goals
• Directed creative content production of videos, animations, websites, mobile applications & more
• Developed 20+ original interactive TV show concepts & pitches to production partners
• Presented product to press, wrote press releases, generated buzz on social media
• Mediated internal team issues to executives for effective problem solving & managing up

Researched trends, growth and emerging opportunities in the industry to keep ACTV8 ahead of the game. Explored new applications and interactive technologies. Expanded functionalities and features within interactive application interfaces.

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Social TV Columnist

HQ: Oslo, Norway
2012, 2011
 
 
 

Wrote blogs about Social TV and technologies relevant to broadcast innovation strategies for audience development through engagement. Offered thought leadership and community management.

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TV Consultant

HQ: Anaheim, CA
2012
 

Consulted for localized fulfillment strategy on connected TV platforms with synchronized screens and emerging technology initiatives.

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Project Manager

 
Greater NYC Area
2012
 
 

Conducted research projects on the emerging Connected TV, Social TV and interactive technology sectors to map the shift occurring across the traditional industry landscape.

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Manager & Personal Assistant

Residential Estate
Westport, CT – 2011, 2010
 
 
  • Coordinated with daily staff and maintenance in prioritizing demands
  • Facilitated efficiency and communication (via Spanish)
  • Managed appointments/schedule/shipments

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Technical Assistant

Editing Suites
Syracuse, NY – 2010, 2009
 
  • Assisted, instructed and trained students
  • Solved technical problems across multiple software programs

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Development/Pre-Production Assistant

Atlas Media Corp.
Manhattan, NY – 2009
 
  • Conducted investigative research while discussing development of show and leads with Producers
  • Developed content for Discovery Channel series proposal
  • Facilitated casting calls
  • PA on location shoots for A & E Biography series
  • Talent for Dr.G Medical Examiner dramatization

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Research/Producer’s Primary Assistant

Little Airplane Productions
Manhattan, NY – 2009
 
  • Engaged in psychological research studies and focus groups with children in efforts to enhance story resonance
  • Assisted Producer directly with animation storyboards for children’s television shows
  • Communicated with national & international business contacts

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Production Coordinator

Procter & Gamble Productions/Telenext
Brooklyn, NY
2008
 
 
  • Facilitated communication between all in house departments for CBS Soap Opera “As the World Turns”
  • Compiled call sheets, ratings, scene breakdowns, actor/directors packages, script versions
  • Assisted financial records, payroll, departmental budgets and crew scheduling for studio/remote shoots

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Developmental Programs Director

Syracuse University Greek Student Life
National Panhellenic Council
Syracuse, NY
2009, 2008
 
 
  • Planned and executed new original programs for twelve sorority chapters on campus
  • Promoted positive inter-relations and Panhellenic community engagement
  • Consulted with SU events, catering, local sponsors, entertainment and allocated duties to PR committee

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