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Tom Urbanowicz | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 22, 2014

Tom Urbanowicz

Helping businesses grow from good to great
   United States
  |   Chico, CA
  |  4:47 pm Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $40

My career includes 20 years in business, writing, and software technology. I have been hands-on with leadership in international business, start-ups, and established-firms. I have held a variety of positions in the sector including Senior Technical Writer, Software Engineer, VP of Engineering, COO, and CEO.

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I provide business analysis and consulting. I also offer writing services on a variety of business technology topics and formats, including: essays, training manuals, articles, blog posts.

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Employment

Work Truck Solution
COO
2014 - Present
Work with the founders and established teams to further grow this start-up company--including acquiring funding. Work Truck Solution (worktrucksolution.com) addresses a significant data need within...
StudentStock
COO
2014 - Present
Work with the founders and established teams to further grow this start-up company, including acquiring funding. StudentStock (studentstock.com) meets market demand by providing student...
Videomaker
CEO
2013 - 2014
Provided executive leadership for this expanding media company for the videography industry. I developed a talented team to support a growth strategy. We expanded to include both B2B and a B2C...
VIdeomaker
COO
2012 - 2013
Provided executive leadership to grow this well-established media company that included an international monthly print magazine, a highly-visited media and e-commerce website (videomaker.com),...
Auctiva
VP of Engineering
2011 - 2012
Functioned as the technical lead during the Alibaba acquisition process, working with the C-suite, senior technology analysts, financial auditors, and legal counsel; collaborated with executives in...
Auctiva
Director of Engineering
2008 - 2011
Maintained and expanded development efforts for several e-commerce websites under aggressive deadlines (auctiva.com, auctionsniper.com, auctivacommerce.com, and others); led teams in an agile...
Auctiva
Release Engineer
2007 - 2008
Created a release engineering team and developed a suite of utilities to deploy code to all environments; defined and championed high-quality agile development processes for the entire development...
DataDesignIT
Owner, Business Consultant
2005 - 2008
Developed informational and e-commerce websites for a variety of industries—manufacturing, retail, financial, educational, and non-profit; developed intranet websites to support back-office...
Landacorp
Technical Team Lead
2004 - 2005
Led a team of database administrators, network administrators, and release engineers for this medical-management software company.
Landacorp
Sr. Release Engineer and Release Engineer
2000 - 2004
Performed DBA tasks on client and development databases; engineered database-conversion utilities and SQL scripts; collaborated with clients to develop clinical, financial, and operational reports;...
Landacorp
Sr. Technical Writer and Technical Writer
1997 - 2000
Managed concurrent large-scale technical documentation efforts; conducted first-hand research and authored guides for administrators, users, trainers, and implementation staff; conducted classroom...
California State University, Chico
Analyst / Technical Writer and Clerical Assistant
1995 - 1996
Researched and prepared documents for administrative financial presentations; created form-based Excel spreadsheets with complicated formulas; researched and reported on the fiscal impact of...

Education

Calvary Chapel Bible College
BA, Biblical Studies
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California State University, Chico
BA, English
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software
training guides
training manuals
technical writing
computer software
Internet
business
e-commerce
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