Brian J Greenberg - Resume

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Microsoft Solutions Framework; Certified in Fiber Optics ? FOIC; Extensive SAN, IBM, Network Appliance, Brocade, Cisco, Apple, EMC, HP, Emulex,

    4135 Hudson Drive ? Hoffman Estates, IL.

    60195-1718 USA BRIAN J. GREENBERG

    847.744.0774 ? ?


     To obtain a position leading a group of IT professionals in network and infrastructure systems design, architecture, operations

    and maintenance.

Overview of qualifications and experience…

    ? 9 years experience as a manager of IT personnel ? M.A. in Whole Systems Design ? 12 years project management experience ? B.S. in Philosophy & Computer Science ? 16 years IT experience ? IT skills and experience in systems design, architecture,

    networking, storage, databases, web technologies and ? 16 years consulting experience

    various platforms ? 2 years international consulting experience


     2003 M.A. Whole Systems Design Antioch University, Seattle, WA.

    Systemic Philosophical Praxis: Social Implications of Technology & Responsible Design.

1994 B.S. Philosophy & Computer Science Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

    Systems Analysis and Design with extensive cooperative work with Motorola in CASE technologies, Methodology, Systems

    Architecture, and R&D for advanced systems research.


     2003-present Information & Business Systems Consultant, Des Plaines, IL.

    Principal Consultant, Systems Architect & Project Manager to several companies in numerous industries.

2003-present Adjunct Professor of Philosophy William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, IL.

    As a part-time adjunct professor I’ve had the privilege to teach various evening courses in philosophy covering a wide range of

    subjects including Business Ethics, Introduction to Philosophy, Critical Thinking & Ethics.

2002-2003 Founding Partner ITDoc’s-to-Go! Bellevue, WA.

    As Co-Founder of ITDoc’s-to-Go!, I was involved in everything that is required in starting the company, from papers of

    incorporation to establishing its financial systems. I developed the web site and established the e-commerce system to process

    orders, created the reporting and metrics systems and established the EDI facility for on-line processing. I’ve also been involved in developing our products, getting them ready for distribution, marketing, advertising and the creation of new

    product lines. ITDoc’s-to-Go! has been positively reviewed by as well as the Web Developers Journal as having

    the “biggest bang for the buck” valued products recommended for any company with IT functions.

    2000-2002 Senior Architect Storage Networks, Inc. Bellevue, WA. & Tokyo, Japan () In Japan I was the principal consultant for Fujitsu’s SSP line. Responsibilities included analyzing, developing, documenting

    and designing plans for the deployment of integrated, advanced data storage systems to support customer requirements while

    providing complete fault tolerance with best in class technology. In Seattle I was the principal storage architect for Microsoft,

    Adidas, Weyerhaeuser, N2H2, Washington Mutual and many other companies.

2000 Subject Matter Expert iGeneration, Inc., San Francisco, CA.

    Retained as a consulting Subject Matter Expert, my responsibilities included the verification and creation of course materials,

    tests, skills assessments and certification guidelines for junior to senior level IT professionals for various disciplines including Web Design and Development.

1999-2000 Senior Systems Architect Grange Insurance Group, Seattle, WA.

    As the company’s systems architect, I reported to the CIO and the rest of the executive management team. My responsibilities

    included analyzing, developing, documenting and detailing plans for the deployment of integrated systems to support

    company requirements with collaborative architectures and integration between all business units.

1991-1998 LAN Manager Motorola, Inc. Schaumburg, IL.

    Responsibilities included operations, long range planning, architecture, policy, managing the support infrastructure,

    methodology, R&D of new technologies, and teaching at Motorola University. Among my accomplishments; I pioneered the

    first Intranet sites for the Land Mobile Products and the Automotive, Energy, and Components Sectors that led to a reduction

    in process cycle time, increased information quality, and defined new standards in Information Systems at Motorola. I reduced

    long term computer hardware acquisition & support costs by creating a leasing and service program for new computer

    technology. I reduced long-term system support costs by creating new processes of software distribution that would increase

    product quality and reduce build cycle time.

1989-1991 IBM Collegiate Representative IBM, Peoria, IL.

    Strategic marketing and sales of IBM technologies. Managed marketing and sales force. Technical advisor/specialist for

    special systems integration and planning.

1988 Inbound/Outbound Sales, Systems Specialist Inacomp, Hoffman Estates, IL.

    Systems designer and architect of new systems, re-engineering existing systems, systems analysis, customer and staff educator.

    Job function and responsibilities included a thorough and complete knowledge of all of the most common hardware and

    software products in the market. Accomplished a marked highest sales period.


     Link and Global Link Authored several articles for internal Motorola publications on the Internet and its impact on

    business. Explored the financial, technical and legal implications of the Internet for technical and non-technical audiences.

Design Life: a Design Model Proposed a model for the design life cycle of any given discipline for any given project.

    The Design Life? model has been employed at Grange Insurance Group,, ITDoc’s-to-Go!, Karma Systems

    and other professional organizations in various industries.

    Professional Associations & Awards Received

     ? Association of Computing Machinery ? International Society of Systems Sciences ? Advanced Design Institute ? Electronic Frontier Foundation ? Whole Systems Design Association ? Motorola Next Generation Scholarship Winner

    ? Motorola R.A.P. Winner ? Thespian Honor Society ? Tri-M Honor Society

    Community Activities & Volunteer Experience

     - William Rainey Harper College Juggling Club Faculty Advisor

    - Motorola Half-Marathon & Relays Chairman, Course Director

    - ΓΦ Honorary Gymnastics/Circus; Act Captain Rhönrad

    - ΑΕΠ Fraternity; Secretary, House Manager, Philanthropy Chairman, Sentinel

    - ISU Gymnastics Club - Founder and President

    - ISU Philosophy Club - President

    - ISU Biology Department Greenhouse and Aquaculture Lab

    - William Rainey Harper Collage Vocal Performer: Poland, Hungary & Italy

    - John G. Shedd Aquarium - Aquarist, Marine Biologist, Tour Guide, Educator

Brian J. Greenberg September 2004 Page 2 of 3

Technical Addendum

    Specific technical knowledge & expertise. Software Applications ? Systems Architecture ? Most office suites and components, messaging apps, ? Disaster Recovery Planning & communications programs (dial-up, TCP/IP based

    Business Impact Analysis and VPN). ? Corporate Information Security ? Databases and reporting tools: Oracle, Access,

    (Technical & Social policies and techniques) Informix, ODBC, AccPac, MySQL, Crystal Reports ? Project Management ? Most operating environments ? Help Desk Management i.e. Windows, X, vi, bash, ksh, emacs, etc. ? Leasing and service/support ? Browsers, ssh, telnet, ftp, and other internetworking ? Database design and architecture applications: designing & developing for the Internet ? Instruction and Education since 1985. ? Technology Sales and Marketing ? Extensive use of backup applications and architectures ? Consulting including Veritas NetBackup, etc. ? Pre & Post Sales Engineering ? Microsoft BackOffice (Exchange/IIS/SMS/SQL/NT) ? Workflow ? Internet Safe Suite Security Application and ? Design Architecture. ? Training and Education ? Most common UNIX/LINUX apps and ? Document Imaging & Processing environments in Gnome, KDE, etc. ? Microsoft Solutions Framework

    ? Certified in Fiber Optics FOIC Network Operating Systems & Network ? Extensive SAN, NAS and Backup systems design Communications ? Data Center Infrastructure design and management

    ? Fiber channel, SCSI over fiber, HBA’s ? Open Source Applications,

    ? Cisco, Brocade, 3Com, (routers and switches) Operating Systems and Architectures

    ? TCP/IP, UDP, SSH, FTP, NNTP, SNMP, SMTP, ? Extensive international consulting experience:

    POP - Over 8 months onsite consulting experience with

    ? tn3270, tn5250, vt102, etc. Japanese and Mexican business cultures.

    - Have worked & studied in, England, Canada, Bali,

    Egypt, Israel, Italy, Poland, Hungary, Spain, Development Languages & Environments Germany, the US, France, Japan and Mexico. ? Basic, C / C++, Perl, Python, Many Shell Scripting

    Languages (sed, awk, grep, etc.), COBOL, Hardware Platforms Zope/Plone, etc

    ? LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Perl, Python) ? IBM, Network Appliance, Brocade, Cisco, Apple,

    EMC, HP, Emulex, StorageTek, Meridian, ADIC, etc.

    Internet Technology ? Concentrators, patch panels, CSU/DSU, networking

    MPDX, switches, routers, bridges, gateways, DSL, ? Apache ISDN, fiber optics and other complex systems. ? Firewalls ? CISC & RISC Computers ? IIS, Index Server, Transaction Server, etc. ? Printers, print servers, backup robots & libraries, and ? Front Page through XP & Visual InterDev other peripherals. ? Netscape Suite (Client & Server [NT & UNIX])

    ? CGI / BOTS / ActiveX / HTML / VRML / JAVA /

    DHTML / XHTML / XML Operating Systems

    ? Search Engines, meta tags and other logical ? UNIX; HP-UX, Solaris, AIX, LINUX (RedHat, SuSE) infrastructure components ? Windows up to and including Windows XP ? Online Documentation, publishing & processing. ? DOS up to and including v.6.22, ’95, ’98. ? Dynamic systems ? Macintosh Systems v.7.x -v.10.3.4

     ? Mainframe [S/390] (VM/TSO/IMS/etc.)

    ? OS/2 v.1.3- v.3.0

    ? AS/400

    ? Novell 3.1x - 4.x

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