Holistic leadership on multi-million dollar initiatives across multiple industries

website and software development


McKinsey and Company
Prodigy Services Company
Flatplanet Films
FCM Productions
Results

Extensive experience in cross-discipline management on projects from data-driven, responsive websites to interactive and eLearning software to branding and content marketing — all with a deep focus stakeholder objectives, risk mitigation and on time delivery. Inclusive leadership style based on clear communications and expectation setting so everyone involved understands what’s happening, why it's happening and what happens next.

Case Study

  • Led development of the first consumer-focused online banking and brokerage services in history
  • Conceived and developed software applications generating $10M in direct revenues and 18+ million page views
  • Created informational and ecommerce websites responsive design, streaming media, content management and SEO
  • Developed business cases, marketplace and competitive analysis, use cases and prototypes, vendor sourcing and management, SoWs, budgets and timelines

media development and production


A+E Television Network
Goldman Sachs
Goldcrest Films
FCM Productions
Results

Digital media pioneer with 1000s of hours of experience leading teams through all production stages: development, pre-production, production, post-production, marketing and distribution. From $7 million motion pictures and network television to corporate media and PSAs, I've produced award-winning programming by allocating scarce resources where they make the greatest impact to the project, the story, the stakeholders and ultimately, the audience.

Case Study

  • 100% record of on-budget delivery — designing, producing and managing film and digital productions on budgets up to $7M
  • Digital pioneer. Produced dozens of digital productions including one of the first motion pictures shot 100% digitally
  • Managed series of live, nationally broadcast television specials for A+E Network exceeding ratings and cost savings goals by 7% and 10% respectively
  • Designed digital marketing and distribution strategies reaching audiences in 50+ domestic and international markets
  • Received national recognition as winner of the top three prizes (Best Feature Film, Cinematography, Screenplay) at the Hamptons International Film festival

event planning and management


McDonalds
Live Earth
The IOC
Microsoft
Results

A solid operational plan is imperative, but even more important is aligning stakeholders who may have divergent or even competing interests against the constraints of limited time and resources. By understanding and negotiating these relationships I've delivered large-scale projects for international organizations with management responsibility for budgets up to $800K and teams of 60+ with industry leading safety.

Case Study

  • Launched Analogia the 6-story tall public art, multi-media and construction project in Bryant Park (NY Times Article)
  • Managed the global McRib launch event in McDonald's flagship Times Square location
  • Developed technical, operational and logistical plans saving more than $1M for clients including Quaker, Microsoft and The IOC
  • Led all operations from location management to graphic design, freight handling and logistics, lighting and special effects, and compliance with all union and safety regulations

pro-bono and community initiatives


MDA / ALS
Children's Miracle Network
Friends of Claire
Checkpeds
Results

Since 2000, I've helped local and national non-profit organizations achieve their goals, improve their impact, and make positive contributions to people's lives. Primarily focused on serving organizations with limited resources that otherwise cannot afford professional consulting, serving in areas from strategic planning and marketing to website development and media production.

Case Study

  • Wrote, produced and edited media raising awareness and more than $1M for local and national non-profit organizations
  • In partnership with the NY Parks Dept., conceived the Design Your Park Day, gathering community input on $2.2M park redesign
  • Addressing an urgent need to improve safety and living conditions for 300 residents of a local homeless shelter, worked with community leaders and elected officials to initiate improvements including new safety policies, updated kitchen facilities, outdoor gathering space and more
  • Developed web sites, content marketing and social media strategies incorporating streaming media, blogs and analytics
  • Invited to speak at 2013/14 Community Leaders Symposium on Media Best Practices for Non-Profits

KNOWLEDGE BASE

    • iconNeeds analysis
    • iconMarket research
    • iconCompetitive evaluation
    • iconUse cases / prototyping
    • iconDigital Strategy
Strategy
    • iconScoping and budgeting
    • iconCost and risk analysis
    • iconRequirements gathering
    • iconStakeholder engagement
    • iconMetrics and measurement
Planning
    • iconConcept development
    • iconScripting and editorial
    • iconWireframes, briefs, mockups
    • iconContingency planning
    • iconTimelines and deliverables
Development
    • iconProblem solving
    • iconResource management
    • iconSafety and logistics
    • iconContract negotiations
    • iconQuality assurance
Production
    • iconMac and Windows
    • iconMS Office / PPT / Project
    • iconFinal Cut / Avid / Motion
    • iconAdobe Creative Suite
    • iconHTML / CSS / JS
Technology
    • iconInclusive leadership
    • iconActive listening
    • iconBalanced negotiations
    • iconConflict resolution
    • iconUser engagement
Communications