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A practical technologist, mentor, and product development specialist.

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Over 25 years of digital expertise in delivering eCommerce, Consumer Credit, payment processing, ERP integration, data warehousing, marketing, interactive, mobile solutions, social media, and sales reporting needs to increase revenue, streamline process, providing bottom line savings, and reduce risk. Successful in building highly productive and accountable teams to deliver complex, scalable, and flexible application workflow solutions.

Experience

Execution expertise in delivering Business & Product Development, eCommerce, Agile, DevOps, interactive, and mobile solutions deployed across varying markets for companies like PayPal, eBay, T-Mobile, Mercedes-Benz, Sharp, Lowe’s, Pepsi, Priceline, Bank of America, Kraft, AT&T, eMusic, MiMedia, and Thomson Reuters.

Leadership

A practical technologist, mentor, and product development specialist; internationally recognized by leading publications and media for his innovative software designs and utilities and has managed large-scale Open Source user communities. As well as providing eCommerce, design, content management, and marketing solutions for several non-profit organizations, digital media, and retail startups.

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associations/achievements


HMG Strategy Advisory Board Member

Society for Information Management (SIM) Member

Somers Chamber of Commerce Board Member

ALPFA Professional Network Member

Certified SAFe 4 Scaled Agilist

Certified Scrum Master (CSM)



Patent #9,183,232: “Systems and methods for organizing content using content
organization rules and robust content information”

Patent #9,298,758: “Systems and methods providing media-to-media connection”

Patent #9,465,521: “Event based media interface”

Patent #10,257,301: “Systems and methods providing a drive interface for content delivery”

 

Author of the Hacking Firefox book



Mel clearly demonstrates all the key characteristics of a great leader. His honesty, enthusiasm, commitment and ability to inspire were evident in everything that was assigned to him and his team.

M. Casamassima

His multitasking skills are simply amazing. Mel managed to keep track on everything and yet leave enough room for the team to make their own contribution, getting involved just when it’s necessary. He is a brilliant communicator, focused on goals and results.

V. Denisenko

If you are building something new and revolutionary, Mel is the right guy to have on board. His creative guidance, ability to think out of the box and be on constant lookout for new opportunities can push your project beyond what you thought was possible.

R. Demyanenko