Professional Experience

Percussive Arts Society/Rhythm! Discovery Center
November 2008 – to date
IT and Interactive Media Director
• Manage core groups of contractors and volunteers for server setup, database conversion, web design and development, localization, database integration, mobile apps development, backup systems, point of sale systems, multimedia development, phone system setup, email providers, DNS providers, among others.
The total team managed amounts to 30 key stakeholders.
• Create, lead and follow implementation of technology process improvement projects through deep analysis of business goals and marketing strategies.
• Direct project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and closing for all web initiatives and localization projects, including social network, corporate website, and mobile integration
• Setup, development and management of all technology infrastructure (SQL server, .NET applications, MySQL server, PHP applications, servers, routers, DNS, email platforms, web servers, and all applications) and its associated vendors, contractors and volunteers
• Report program and management.
• Multimedia development for interactive exhibits at Rhythm! Discovery Center.

Productive Non Profit (formerly Bilinguality)
Jan 2001 – to date
Lead technology consultant and managing member
• Manage projects for a multitude of web initiatives. Clients include a broad range of levels and needs for business process improvement and technical support.
• Execution of translation and localization projects for Spanish and English, involving the Latin American markets and Spain.
• Systems integrations and setup for non-profit organizations, by using open source software, such as WordPress, Drupal and CiviCRM.
• Main clients: National Association of Charitable Gift Planners, Aviation Association of Indiana, Yne Leal, Corn Belt Seed Conference, Bloomington Transit

The American Legion
April 2001-September 2008
Internet Manager
• Project and human resources management.
• Project development and programming (including Flash applications).
• Budget management.
• Recruiting.
• Training development for key stakeholders and volunteer groups.
• Project approvals at executive levels.
• Setting creative direction and programming procedures for web projects.
• Managing databases for web application development.
• Quality assurance for web products.


PDVSA – Petróleos de Venezuela (Caracas, Venezuela)
June 2000 – April 2001
Web and International Media Consultant
• Quality assurance for all internal and external web projects, including Intranets, Extranets and public web presence.
• Managing projects in the English language, in particular for the live coverage of the OPEC summit.
• Benchmarking projects for all Latin America, with emphasis on the Argentinean market.
• Project proposals at executive levels.

Indiana University
May 1999-May 2000
Web Project Manager
• Managing budget (obtained grant via presentation to corporate executives).
• Managing the web portal project for Indiana University students.
• Supervising creative and technology teams.
• Coding of web site for layout and design and applications. Multimedia projects were a core part of projects. Video, audio, interactive games and storytelling design.