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MARCUS RONALDI
marcus@marcusronaldi.com


SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Results-driven IT professional, exceptionally experienced in identifying and evaluating business processes and requirements for commercial and business litigation, start-up, turnaround, and high-growth ventures.
Strong project management experience in telecommunications, IT systems installation, network analysis, technology integration and transfer and customer relationship management. Solid documentation, communication and inter-personal skills. Especially adept in interacting will all levels of personnel in a professional manner. Proven ability to meet fiscal and deadline commitments.

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Technical Advisor March 2002 to present
Feldman & Associates, L.L.P., Houston, Texas
Conducted nationwide search for prospective plaintiffs in class action law suit against Southwestern Bell SBC Internet Service and its affiliates.
Authored and placed classified ads in strategic print and online media to identify potential claimants.
Conducted focus interviews with hundreds of respondents via e-mail and telephone to ensure their experiences bolstered suit. Organized responses and contact information in to spreadsheet reports for review and analysis by legal counsel.
Successfully recruited and named five plaintiffs for pending litigation.


Manager/Contract Recruiting December 2000 to Present
PinkSlipEvents.Com, Daly City, CA
Successfully launched an innovative, professional networking organization which rose to a membership base of 1700. Plan and implement all marketing and public relations projects for organizing Pink Slip Parties held in San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Northern Virginia.
Prospected and secured sponsorships with Sony, Genentech, Earthlink, Monster.com, Docent, Keen and SBC.
Conducted searches on a contract basis for clients.
Built relationships with key media correspondents, attracting local, national and International media coverage, including press in the Industry Standard, Washington Post, BBC Online and CNN.

 

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Project Manager & Network Staging Manager November 1998 - March 2001
NorthPoint Communications, San Francisco, CA
Directed all projects and activities in managing the network build and national expansion of DSL services throughout the United States. Held multi-faceted responsibilities for simultaneously directing large projects and a multitude of smaller projects.
Planned new Digital Subscriber Lines (DSL) WAN and LAN networks for leading worldwide DSL provider.
Successfully launched sixteen new markets in 16 states two weeks ahead of rollout schedule
Chaired meetings with Engineering, marketing, transport, field operations, equipment and installation vendors, collocation managers and Local Exchange Carriers (LEC) to strategically plan launch dates.
Coordinated the purchasing, staging, and shipping of DSL equipment and deployment throughout the United States with engineers and vendors, including Verizon, Bell South, SBC and SWB. Authored purchase orders for vendors and negotiated contracts.


Senior Install Engineer February 1997- October 1998
Concentric, Cupertino, California
Supervised integration of high-end WAN rollout for first-tier customers. Served as client advisor including IP address allocation, network security and DNS solutions.
Captured and retained new market of corporate accounts with high-impact presentations and marketing materials.
Hands-on experience with LAN/WAN routing and routed protocols (TCP/IP)
Created first-ever customer handbook, detailing product specifications and customer service policies.
Developed order tracking system for monthly billing of new dedicated business access product.


Senior Install Manager August 1995 - January 1997
DIGEX, Beltsville, Maryland
Ensured timely rollout of customer networks by coordinating Cisco router site configuration with telco companies. Advised clients on network security, IP address allocation and resolving DNS concerns.
Consistently met quarterly and annual goals on new customer turn-ups
Hands-on experience with LAN/WAN routing and routed protocols (TCP/IP)EDUCATION


Masters in Business Administration - August 1995
West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia


Bachelor of Science in Marketing - May 1993
Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania


TECHNICAL SKILLS
Advanced PC and Mac skills in Microsoft Office Suite
Cisco Routers
DSL Configuration
Oracle
Hands-on experience with LAN/WAN routing and routed protocols (TCP/IP)