Resume

William Darron
0-106 Fair Lawn Parkway
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Home Phone: (201) 796-3637
Fax: (201) 796-3405
Cell (201) 370-8897

bill@darron.net

Objective: To secure a growth position in an expanding, emerging technology company. To utilize my ability of understanding technology to improve the stature of that company.

Experience:

April 1999 –
Present
President, Owner, Sole Employee
Darron Networking, LLC Fair Lawn, NJ
Providing computer hardware and network support to area businesses.

  • Consultation on applications, including implementation of accounting and enterprise software
  • Web development and design of solutions for the Internet
  • Content management, email marketing
January 2010 –
May 2012
Director of Information Technology
Strategic Edge Communications Morristown, NJ
Healthcare Marketing company – Specializing in Meeting Management

  • Manage team of developers building web portals and other Internet based tools to deliver messages to physicians
  • Design Install and administer VMWare 4.1 – Microsoft Windows network environment in Morristown, NJ with 30 users.  Configuration of VPN, Firewall, and Routers.  Design of telecommunications plan for both voice and data networks in both locations.
  • Administration of GFI Software’s Fax Server and telecommunications environment (AT&T Merlin Legend telephone switch.)
  • Serve as office manager coordinating office renovations and business equipment leases.
September 2008 –
December 2009
IT & Production Coordinator
Quality Letter Service, Inc.
Direct Mail Marketer
New York, NY Direct Mail and Marketing firm

  • Implemented several systems for operations management including Pro Mail 5.0, TimeTrak and various custom reporting tools using Macromedia Cold Fusion.
  • Assisted Senior Management in implementation of new lines of business including color digital printing, Personalized URL generation and distribution and e-mail marketing.
June 2006 –
February 2008
Director of Application Development – IT Project Manager
HealthSTAR Communications
SCS Healthcare Marketing

Woodbridge and Mahwah, NJ
Medical Marketing Company – Physician Training /Meeting Organization Planning

  • Designed, documented and supervised the development, testing and deployment of a Microsoft .NET web application used for meeting planning logistics.
  • Management of staff and contracted programmers to develop features.
  • Created report specifications developed in Crystal Reports
  • Designed and programmed prototypes of applications in a RAD environment for new corporate initiatives.
December 2001 –
June 2006
Director of Information Technology
Strategic Edge Communications Morristown, NJ
Healthcare Marketing company – Specializing in Meeting Management

  • Architect, design and program web based promotional meeting logistics management system using Macromedia Cold Fusion and Microsoft SQL Server 2000. Program uses web to database interface and backend to send thousands of faxes inviting physicians to meetings.  Responses are collected via web, e-mail and fax.  Attendance information is fed back to the client to enhance marketing potential.
  • Design Install and administer Microsoft Windows 2000 network environment. Two locations in Morristown, NJ with 20 users.  Configuration of VPN, Firewall, and Routers.  Design of telecommunications plan for both voice and data networks in both locations.
  • Administration of GFI Software’s Fax Server and telecommunications environment (AT&T Partner telephone switch.)
  • Serve as office manager coordinating office renovations, offsite storage, and business equipment leases.
September 2000 –
November 2001
Director of Information Technology
Nemex, Inc. – Summit, NJ
Application service provider (ASP) serving member-based organizations

  • Architect and design new program features.
  • Build HTML proof of concept models.
  • Management of staff of programmers to develop features.
  • System administrator of Microsoft 2000 and NT based office network.
  • Administration of web production and development environment.
  • Assist in strategic planning for company initiatives.
January 2000 –
September 2000
Project Manager – Internet eCommerce Web Development
indulge.com – New York, NY
ECommerce Company specializing in luxury/fashion products

  • Manage staff of five developers – responsible for entire site functionality.
  • Supervise and coordinate the design, testing and implementation of enhancements.
  • Provide feedback, analysis and consultation for marketing initiatives related to site promotion, including analysis of web log files and advertising conversion/clickthrough.
  • Assist in system administration of Windows NT office network and AT&T Telephone switch.
January 1999 –
January 2000
Technical Lead – Project Manager
Grey Direct eMarketing – New York, NY
Electronic Marketing Department of Direct Media Division

  • Coordinated web production projects of sever concurrent clients including Chase Manhattan Bank, Guideposts Magazines, General Electric
  • Supervised staff of internal programmers, external contractors and client resources to implement web based projects.
  • Served as system administrator for NT based application development and hosting.
  • Assisted in network configuration for applications hosted by clients
May 1996 –
January 1999
Webmaster – Operations Director
FileCabinet Internet Services
Web Hosting and Design Firm

  • Started and configured all aspects of web design firm, including the installation of Solaris and Windows NT servers.
  • Designed and maintained websites for a variety of companies.
  • Designed Icat Catalog in version 3.0 for Lucent Technologies Employee Webshop
  • Webmaster for Philips Consumer Communications US Intranet
  • Designed employee directory for Philips Consumer Communications Intranet site using MSSQL and Active Server Pages.
  • Provided network support and installation for several small companies in the Middlesex County area – Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 95/98.
November 1993 –
May 1996
MIS Department Manager
Sharplan Lasers, Inc., Allendale, NJ
Manufacturer and Distributor of Medical Laser Technology

  • Managed staff of two programmers – Technical Support Specialists.
  • Installed Manufacturing Resource Planning system at subsidiary in RI. Saved approximately $20K in inventory loss per year. Self training in use of program saved $60K in implementation fees.
  • Worked with top level management and Israeli parent company to reengineer business process and implement new enterprise management software. Implementation will net approximately $100K in income potential.
  • Management of Novell 3.12 WAN – 50 nodes, Hardware knowledge saved $10K/year in maintenance contracts.
  • Performed all moves, adds and changes to AT&T System 25 PBX and AT&T Audix Voicepower voicemail. Saved $5K/year in MAC work
September 1992 –
November 1993
Software Programmer/Developer
Paragon Computer Consultants
Assigned to AT&T Network Services Division, Bedminster, NJ

  • Developed Paradox DOS application to manage NSD budget of AT&T Bell Labs ($200 Million) – Sped monthly project reconciliation by 2 weeks
October 1988 – September 1992 Television Production Coordinator
IS Department
The Rowland Company, New York, NY
Public Relations Division of Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising

  • Coordinated video production at major PR firm. Produced and edited video news releases. Created database program for distribution and tracking of tapes.
  • Produced and directed satellite news conferences from both studio and remote locations. Taught production skills to publicists, saving » $50K in production fees.
  • Responsible for moves, adds & changes to ROLM 9751 PBX.  Coordinated move of PBX to new building. Saved $20K/year in MAC work.
  • Performed hardware/software installation and maintenance of 100 IBM workstations. Saved $10K/year in maintenance fees. Designed plan for installation of Novell network installed 10/92
July 1984 – October 1988 Associate Director
USA Television Network, New York, NY
Uplink Facility at the HBO Communications Center, Hauppauge, NY

  • Management of technicians transmitting network signal to satellite

Education:
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
BS – Telecommunications Production
S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications – May 1984
Minor: Music/Music Industry

Other Interests:
Father of three girls. Travel, Hiking, Bicycling