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					                                                   Ron Davis
                                               Coral Springs, FL, 33076
                                                      954-560-5420
                                                 Email: colt18@gmail.com

SUMMARY:

        I am a highly talented, problem-solving technical Product and Project Manager, who has excellent verbal and
        written communication skills. I have successfully led and managed multiple complex projects through the entire
        life cycle, from initiation through implementation. I am comfortable working in a fast-paced environment using
        best practices, research, analytics, and a strong technical background in order to create or improve products based
        on consumer needs. I am open to new opportunities and look forward to your email or phone call.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
   - MS Office Suite with extensive work with Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Word, Outlook, and Publisher
   - Web Development, maintenance, and problem-solving using HTML, XML, and JavaScript
   - Web Browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla FireFox, and Chrome
   - Development and Strategic Methodologies including Agile, Waterfall, SCRUM, RUP, and SWOT
   - Usability research including A/B testing, eye-tracking, and surveys

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

CBSSports.com - Fort Lauderdale, FL                                       Mar. 2006 – July 2012
Product Manager

        Managed project scopes and schedule components while simultaneously meeting or exceeding deadlines.
        Provided guidance and overall leadership to the staff, motivated key stake holders, and applied a structured
        management plan in accordance with established policies to assure project deadlines were met.
        Built strategic roadmaps to support short and long term goals and objectives.
        Defined and wrote business requirements, user stories, and functional specifications for each project.
        Worked closely with Engineering to design, build, and deliver high quality products on schedule.
        Owned key business and product metrics and drove major improvements through optimization as well as new
        products and features.
        Worked with cross-functional teams to meet and exceed deadlines.
        Created surveys and used market research to gather more user insights on how to improve those products.
        Used AtTask and Microsoft Project to create and manage multiple tasks within complex projects.
        Defined and wrote sales guide and market strategy for Sales and Marketing to increase traffic and sales
        Assisted in the Quality and Assurance process for each NFL and NHL project before it launched
        Used SecureCRT, Xemacs, and Homesite when key stakeholders needed help improving page content through
        HTML, JavaScript, and SEO practices.
        Used Google Analytics and Omniture to compare metrics with forecasted metrics to determine the success or
        failure for each project.
        Managed relationships with third parties including NFLDraftScout.com, STATS Inc, and Elias to keep products
        ahead of the competition based on evolving industry standards and technologies.

Key Achievements:
       Each year resulted in positive unique users and time spent starting with 15% growth in 2007 for both NFL and
       NFL Draft sites.
       NFL Draft content produced $860,000 in sales revenue in 2008 and $521,000 in 2010.
       Improved SEO practices led to top five results in Google searches for NHL, NFL, and NFL Draft products.
           o Searching Google.com for 2012 NHL Rumors, NFL bounty gate, and 2013 Draft Prospects


Producer – Mobile / Web Design                                Aug. 2002 – Mar. 2006

        Designed, built and maintained web pages for AOL.com.
        Used Photoshop Premiere to provide voice-overs for event pages called Fan Centrals, such as the Daytona 500,
        Wimbledon, and British Open.



                                               Coral Springs, FL, 33076
                                                      954-560-5420
                                                  Ron Davis
                                              Coral Springs, FL, 33076
                                                     954-560-5420
        Used Photoshop, SecureCRT, Xemacs, HTML, JavaScript, and Homesite to create event pages on AOL.com.
        Used FTP and Deployer tool to push HTML files to specific directories and deploy them to the site.
        Participated in cross-functional team to enhance products on AOL and make sure they aligned with
        CBSSports.com’s media and mobile products.
        Acted as liaison between Senior Managers and Sales Department to create contests on AOL and mobile devices.
        Used Omniture to provide year over year and contest driven web analytics. This ensured the Sales team that
        CPMs (cost per impressions) were being met.

Key Achievements:
       Page Views grew 30% and Sessions grew 15% in the first year over year comparison for each event.
       After success with AOL products, was given the opportunity to build and own the NFL Europe product. This
       meant building the Scores, Schedules, Standings, Stats, Team Pages, and Depth Charts from scratch using a
       combination of HML and .tbl files.
       Getting NFL Europe to 135,000 page views led to my later recruitment in the media side of CBSSports.com
       covering the NFL.


SportsLine - Fort Lauderdale, FL                              Mar. 1998 – Aug. 2002
Producer - Web Designer

        Used Notepad and Homesite to build Netscape’s sports arena with two other web designers. We were tasked with
        creating the pages from scratch including the navigation by using JavaScript and HTML, creating detailed meta
        data and meta descriptions, determining what content should be in the header, body, and right rail.
        Once the pages were built, the content was updated daily for each sport including scores, schedules, stats,
        standings, and team pages.

Key Achievements:

        Exceeded six month deadline for website creation by completing task in three months.




EDUCATION:

Broward Community College - Associate of Arts Degree in Computer Information Systems

Florida Atlantic University – Expected to have Bachelor’s Degree in MIS by Dec. 2013




                                              Coral Springs, FL, 33076
                                                     954-560-5420

				
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Description: Ron Davis is a highly talented, problem-solving technical Product and Project Manager, who has excellent verbal and written communication skills. He has successfully led and managed multiple complex projects through the entire life cycle, from initiation through implementation.