My Experience

Here you may read a quick list of operating systems, languages, methods, and technologies with which I have real-world, production experience. For clarification and expansion, please contact me and I will be happy to go into more detail and offer case studies.


  • DBA expert in MySQL and MySQL Enterprise environments, including clustering, as well as experience with Oracle, MS-SQL, DB2, and other DBMS environments
  • Specific deep knowledge in the use of MySQL in standalone, master/slave, master/master and clustered environments (see below for a list)
  • Database architecture and design in a variety of industries, systems, and environments
  • Deep systems management and administration skills with Unix/Linux/BSD/ Solaris, Windows, and Macintosh systems, with a concentration in LAMP
  • Expert level development skills in PHP, PERL, and Javascript, as well as various other languages for both UI, systems, web, and automation applications for 18 years; extensive use of source control both as a user and an administrator of SVN
  • Extensive experience in modifying, creating plugins and modules, enhancing, and coding for industry standard content management systems and social platforms, such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla/Mambo, Drupal, JamRoom, Dolphin, PHPizabi, bbPress, BuddyPress, elgg, and many others.
  • Two decades of practical, hands-on IT experience in a variety of roles
  • Systems engineering and design in copper, fiber, and wireless networks
  • Datacenter design, implementation and maintenance experience
  • Over 16 years of intranet, extranet, and web application design, creation, and implementation experience
  • Deep familiarity with document management applications, guidelines, and implementation, including Sarbanes-Oxley regulations
  • Consulting work with healthcare providers and ancillary organizations
  • A multifaceted background it leading and managing IT development teams and divisions
  • Personnel management and recruitment, project budgeting and estimating
  • Project management background, with projects of all sizes and scopes
  • IT auditing methods and practices
  • Full P&L responsibility, at the department, division, and company-wide levels
  • Background and experience with ITIL concepts and guidelines
  • Process architecture and design experience
  • Ability to give clear, concise, and succinct presentations to corporate and board-level executives in an lucid manner