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JOHN M. DeARMON III (919) 428-7135 DURHAM, NC 27707 firstname.lastname@example.org QUALIFICATIONS_____________________________________________________________ Proven business builder with 21 years domestic and international experience managing individuals and teams of IT product engineering, marketing, sales and business development professionals. Expertise in managing software product development and marketing initiatives, strategic software products/services business development programs. B.A., M.A., Ph.D. a.b.d. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE__________________________________________________ University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Chapel Hill, NC 2009-Present Professional Graduate Student Completing courses in the Graduate Computer Science Department with specialization in distributed systems(cloud technologies) and cellular(mobile) applications as a technical professional development program. UNC-CH ITS Research Computing Department; Chapel Hill, NC 2011-Present Graduate Student Assistant Research Scientist Provide support to computing resources for researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill. Among these are an 8000 core Linux cluster, an 1840 core Linux cluster, a 850-processor Beowulf Linux cluster, and four 16-processor IBM P575 machines. Research applications supported include over 250 of the major research applications used across all disciplines and departments at UNC. In addition, researchers are able to install or build their own applications which are also supported on an as needed or fee based approach. Best Buy Mobile, Inc. (separate subsidiary of Best Buy, Inc.); Chapel Hill, NC 2009-2011 Manager, Sales Lead and Mobile Content Specialist Joined Best Buy Mobile, Inc. during the start- up and trial phase at the 2 pilot store in the U.S. following Best Buy, Inc.’s $3 billion acquisition of Car Phone Wherehouse in Europe. Contributed at the operational level as a manager and sales lead of cellular products and services to consumers and small/medium sized businesses, as well as participating in the development of the Best Buy Mobile cellular content/application strategy in the US locally and at the corporate level. John DeArmon Associates, LLC; Chapel Hill, NC/Geneva, Switzerland 2004-2007 Principal. Provided business development and strategic technology consultancy services to executive management for creating cellular applications markets in the U.S.. Clients include Sun, Cisco, EFI, Red Hat, and a variety of private start-ups. Created JD Mobile, Inc. and served as CEO to enable cellular applications developers automated testing tools for OTA management and distribution to all major U.S. carriers and many handset manufacturers using cloud technologies. Raised initial round of private placement investment and delivered prototypes of toolkits. In 2007, the board of JD Mobile, Inc. decided to put the company on hold for investor/partner interests and my decision to leave the company temporarily. MyComponents, Inc., XO3, S.A.; Geneva, Switzerland 2001-2003 C.E.O./Board of Directors. Created startup software psttal/cloud product and application services firm for creating cellular application markets, raising 1 round of venture financing and follow-on rounds of $5.25 million with credit facilities of $1 million, valuing firm at $24.75 million in one year. Employed 70 as U.S./ European entity. Delivered first version of one of the industry’s most advanced Java (J2EE) & XML portal products and web services, 1/01. Delivered second release, 4/01. Grew revenues to $2.1 million, FY 2002. One of top 30 European start ups (Tornado Insider), top 4 in Switzerland (IMD). Completed series of financing strategies to strengthen operations. Led company’s merger and acquisition exit strategy. John M. DeArmon III Page Two Trader.com; Paris, France 2000-2001 Vice President, Auctions. P&L responsibility for all aspects of the ready-for-market online and off-line auction businesses as the European EBay equivalent, leading to the companies public offering in 2001 on the Paris Nouveau Borse and NASDAQ markets. Major work accomplishments included: Created regional specific and integrated on-line auction platforms for more than 8 major rest of world regions, including Europe, Middle East and African continents using the same supporting Microsoft based auction platform and SWIFT-comparable payment system. Acquired and integrated more than 12 auction platforms from various regions, allowing for rapid time to market delivery and best-in-class employee acquisition. In addition to the global base auction platform, created and managed a diverse organization of auction market expert divisions for both vertical and horizontal markets focusing on the high-end of each market consisting of more than 140 employees worldwide. Delivered increasing on-line auction revenues in each month over month period. Sun Microsystems; Geneva, Switzerland/CA corporate locations 1994-2000 General Manager (1999-2000)/Managing Director (1998-2000), Geneva. Responsible for Sun’s European field operation headquarters. Managed the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) customer technology briefing and prototyping environment, benchmark center, partner forum and customer executive education facility, serving 250+ accounts yearly. Led 15 managers/directors. Launched EMEA Datacenter Architects and Technology Consultant Division (DAT), managing an international team including the CTO of Sun EMEA, a headquarters staff of 10 architects and technology consultants in Geneva with over 80 indirect staff throughout France, Germany, UK, Southern Europe and Northern Europe. Representative best practice projects included: Created architecture/development of an Internet banking system for a top 5 worldwide bank in less than one year, providing leading competitive product in the marketplace. For top 10 worldwide manufacturing firm, served on technology standards board, defining migration to a Sun network integration platform, significantly reducing maintenance costs. Created integrated retail supply chain at a top 10 worldwide retailer, generating the industry’s highest margin increases and enhancing Sun’s revenue. Defined electronic security standard and network infrastructure for secure document transfer for the European Union. Led the EMEA DAT team’s interface with each Sun Product Business Unit in providing customer input on the development and approval of new products for worldwide sales of +$1 billion (USD). Senior Worldwide Business Development Manager, JavaSoft (1997-1998) Cupertino,CA. Directed worldwide business development programs in Finance, Electronic Commerce and Consumer Electronics and related Telecommunications areas. Recruited over 40 key software vendors to incorporate the Java platform. Launched, operated worldwide Technology Partner Services program enabling JavaSoft’s customers to rapidly deliver Java-based products/services, resulting in additional royalty revenues to JavaSoft within one year of inception. Served as JavaSoft’s interface with Sun’s private venture partner, facilitating $100 million JavaFund investment in support of development of start up companies. Senior Worldwide Market Development Manager, Software Development (1994-1997) Menlo Park, CA. Directed Sun’s business development strategy through worldwide programs, including technology and marketing partnerships with ISVs, systems integrators, and other Sun companies. John M. DeArmon III Page Three Managed headquarters team of 9 business development managers to launch worldwide Object Reality Center/Authorized Java Center program, becoming the iForce program. Directed team of 2 business program managers and 3 senior engineers to recruit more than 50 strategic vendors to Sun’s platform, increasing market share and sales opportunities. Pyramid Technology; San Jose, CA 1993-1994 Group Manager, Software Tools Engineering and Business Development. Directed internal engineering efforts in creating essential software development tool products, managed strategic relationships with independent tools vendors as suppliers and partners. Critical software availability enabled Pyramid to maintain market share and revenue growth in a highly-competitive UNIX server market. Overall responsibility for development and marketing efforts of the software development tools solutions group. Prior technology sector positions dating to 1985 include: Director, Strategic Sales and Marketing; Lucid, Inc.; Menlo Park, CA Directed product management, marketing and sales support of C/C++ software tools chosen by Bill Gates as Jolt Cola Award at Software Development 1992. Principal Analyst/Consultant; Gartner/ Dataquest; San Jose, CA Developed, managed syndicated Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) Software Development Tools Industry Service group providing market data, competitive analysis and investment advice through Gartner’s 2000+ customers. EDUCATION Completion of Ph.D. requirements in Economics; University of California; Santa Barbara, CA M.A. in Economics; University of California; Santa Barbara, CA B.A. in Economics, Computer Science; Wake Forest University; Winston-Salem, NC; cum laude with Honors
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