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					Kevin Grant • (416) 709 4944
111 Chestnut St. • Suite 504 • Toronto • Ontario • M5G 2J1
Email: kevin@blipbroadcast.com Portfolio: http://blipbroadcast.com CAREER OBJECTIVES Engage in a fresh opportunity with a leader in the digital media and Internet industries. I thrive on the challenge of a new opportunity to grow and develop new business markets in an emerging market context. COMBINED BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY SKILLS Combined business and technology skills include project management, product management, design, marketing, brand management, web development, and programming. CAREER MILESTONES (1) Expanded my skills recently in the areas of programming, design, streaming video, and database driven website solutions (2) Accomplished over 8+ years of product management and consulting industry experience working at Microsoft, MSN, Bell Canada, and Netscape managing highly profitable Internet subscription services (3) Promoted to the position of Senior Product Manager at MSN which increased the scope of my role to include larger and more challenging products (4) Achieved the employee of the quarter award for Q3 2004 at MSN Canada demonstrating leadership and vision, and a 20% higher growth rate for MSN Premium internet software and a 3% reduction churn (5) Developed the MSN worldwide product customer communication safety strategy— results include a 10% increase in customer satisfaction, 2% decrease in churn, and a measurable increase in partner satisfaction with our largest partner (Bell Canada) (6) Headed the Product Marketing Management of MSN subscription communication services in Canada including MSN Premium, Hotmail Extra Storage, and Microsoft Office Outlook Live— building a multi-million dollar subscription business and leading to the signing Bell Canada as a major partner (7) Accomplished a Masters Degree, entered the Toronto Business Development Centre Entrepreneurship program, completed Microsoft MCSE Windows Server certification ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY SKILLS (1) Developed PHP, UNIX systems administration, Flash, and Streaming Video skills while marketing an Internet broadcasting platform for iPhone, Smartphone, mobile devices, and conventional web browsers (2) Expanded my technology and design skills in the following areas: Flash, digital media design, digital 3-D Photography, advanced web page design, Adobe CS4 Suite, advanced CSS, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and page layout (3) Final Cut Pro video editing, Internet video and audio streaming production workflow and encoding, video editing, and original Internet video content production CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS

Digital Media Production, Internet Broadcasting, PHP Programmer Digital Media Producer and Project Manager 2007 - Now • Digital video editing and video streaming solutions, Adobe CS3 Suite design, advanced web page design, server-side PHP scripting, and Linux Server administration Product Marketing Partnership Deal Negotiation 2003 - 2007 • Managed components of the Sympatico / MSN partnership deal negotiations reporting to a group manager at MSN to deliver technical and product information— successful signing of the Sympatico / MSN partnership resulted in MSN Canada profitability through a 5 year partnership, the first of it’s kind at MSN worldwide Internet Subscription Services 2004 - 2006 • Directed advanced communication subscription services for Bell Canada (MSN Premium, Hotmail Plus, and Microsoft Office Outlook Live) building a multi-million dollar Canadian business— resulted in a 2% reduction in Bell Canada Internet high-speed churn and measurably higher customer satisfaction Internet Safety and Security 2004 - 2006 • Guided the MSN worldwide product safety strategy— team leader for a 5 people giving direction to and product managing Internet safety products including: parental controls, anti-virus, anti-spyware, MSN safety portal— significantly contributed to MSN Canada attaining the position of best practices leader for safety strategy worldwide at MSN Business Analysis Internet Billing Product Manager 1998 - 2004 • Responsible for technical specifications and gathering business requirements writing delegating to a team of 20 marketing and technical specialists in my role as Product Manager responsible for the integration of MSN and Bell Canada’s back end billing systems— the project enabled the billing for a multi-million dollar Internet subscription services business in Canada • Lead business analyst for a team of 5 managing the business requirements for Bell Canada’s self-service web based applications and paperless billing system— Successfully met our objectives to reduce call volumes, customer service costs, and customer loyalty by applying Internet based technologies Technical Project Management Internet Subscription Services 2000 - 2006 • Project managed and delegated work to a team of 5 localization specialists, 6 developers, and a Bell Canada partner team of 20 people in a one year project that launched MSN Premium Internet Software in Canada— shipping the product on schedule and within budget Internet Portal Websites 2004 - 2006 • Project managed a team of 6 MSN and 5 Sympatico team members to build the Entertainment and Kids portals for the Sympatico / MSN joint portal launch (Summer 2004) — resulted in a 95% reach for Internet users in Canada for Sympatico / MSN UNIX Server Installation and Administration 1997 - 1998 • Architected an email server migration plan and project managed mailbox migrations for over 2500 users at Bristol-Myer Squibb using Netscape server

technology—significantly reducing the total cost of ownership and higher server up times EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Digital Media Producer & Project Manager • BlipBroadcast, Toronto 2008 - Now • Programmed using MySQL PHP, build video streaming websites, and produced complex digital media rich Internet destinations; including Flash Senior Product Manager • Microsoft Network (MSN), Toronto 2004 - 2007 • Managed a major partners teams and MSN product teams to develop Internet subscription and safety services as well as consumer music & video entertainment services Product Manager • Microsoft Network (MSN), Toronto 2003 - 2004 • Led a team of technical and marketing professionals creating product roadmaps and project business plans for MSN and Internet safety and subscription services Technical Project Manager • Microsoft Network (MSN), Toronto 2000 - 2003 • Launched highly profitable MSN subscription services for such products as MSN Hotmail extra storage, MSN Premium, and MSN Messenger • Designed new MSN portal advertising and informational services to significantly increase site traffic and exceeding MSN portal web site revenue targets Business Analyst • Bell Canada, Toronto 1998 - 2000 • Initiated technical requirements and business requirements that enabled customers to managed their Bell services on the Internet Identified, planned, and prioritized the product roadmap and feature for future services Systems Engineer • Netscape Worldwide Consulting, Toronto 1997 - 1998 • Installed and configured email, directory, e-commerce, and calendaring servers as a consultant for large corporate customers Senior Webmaster • Pointcast (a division of the Globe & Mail), Toronto 1995 - 1997 • Webmaster for Pointcast Canada’s English and French website EDUCATION • Toronto Business Development Centre • Entrepreneurship Program • Toronto Microsoft MCSE Windows Server • Microsoft Certified Training • Toronto • Server Architecture Certification • Netscape • Toronto • Masters of Arts Degree (Clinical Counseling Psychology) • York University • Toronto • Bachelors Degree B.Sc. (Psychology) • University of Toronto • Toronto

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Skill Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator Quicktime Streaming Server Adobe CS3 and CS4 Suites Adobe Dreamweaver UNIX Server Administration (Linux, Darwin, HPUX, Red Hat, Centos) Windows Server Administration (MCSE) Final Cut Pro (Non-Linear Video Editing) Microsoft Office Flash Websites and Flash Design Product Management Technical Project Management eCommerce and Internet Billing Solutions Business Analysis Strategic Partnership Negotiation Technical Sales and Solutions Development Website Administration and Deployment Professional Digital Photography Internet Graphic Design and Print Design Technical Documentation & Specification Writing Business Plan Writing and Analysis Internet Campaign Marketing Management Windows (XP, Vista, Windows 7) Mac OS X Network Administration and Architecture

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