Chief Technology Officer CTO in Dallas TX Resume D Scott Davis

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					                                        D. Scott Davis Jr.
4409 San Carlos St                                                                      214-289-9408
Dallas, TX 75205                                                                   sd23@alum.mit.edu

                                        Technology Executive

    Strategic Planning / Product Development / Problem Solving / Technology Direction
                                     Internet / B2B / B2C / Media

Visionary, hands-on leader that creates, develops, and launches Internet based products and services.
Known for technical expertise and ability to envision and execute technology solutions. Highly skilled in
collaborating with senior management, sales, marketing, engineering, and customers to strategize, design,
build, and launch successful software products and services. Applies entrepreneurial spirit, business
acumen, communication skills, and personal integrity to drive success in a dynamic environment.

EXPERIENCE

Realty Times (Dallas, TX )                                                     October 1996-March 2010
Vice President and CTO
Founder, Partner, Owner

       Co-founded Realty Times, an Internet media and marketing company
       Created and implemented the applications, products, and services that drove the company's
        success
       Attained over 40% annual growth in revenue for seven years
       Set technology direction and managed all technology aspects of the company, including product
        development, IT infrastructure, and internal applications
       Designed, implemented, and managed the RealtyTimes.com website – the award-winning,
        leading Real Estate News and Advice site on the Internet, attracting over 500,000 visitors/month
       Designed, delivered, and launched multiple Internet based marketing applications and services
        for the residential Real Estate and Mortgage industries
       Collaborated with partners, sales, and customers to design and refine products
       Developed successful marketing, sales, and pricing strategies
       Managed customer support, marketing, and sales
       Dramatically improved call center productivity and management visibility into operations by
        designing and implementing a custom CRM application
       Reduced IT services costs 50% over 2 year period while improving service levels by leveraging
        open source and cloud technologies

Camelback Consulting (Dallas, TX)                                              January 1999-October 2006
Consultant – Part Time

       Worked with clients to determine project requirements
       Prepared and presented bids and proposals
       Developed, updated, and maintained mostly Web-based Lotus Notes/Domino applications for
        various clients
       Maintained and implemented annual upgrades to the Collin Street Bakery website which drove
        revenue increases over $15M annually
       Implemented redesign of the Offices-to-go website




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TitleLink, LLC (Dallas, TX)                                                     May 1994-October 1996
Consultant
Project Manager
Technology Director

      Designed & Developed a Lotus Notes application that connected multiple lenders and title
       companies, automating the process of ordering titles and delivering title commitments
      Provided support to customers including Bank of America, Countrywide, Chicago Title, and
       Fidelity National Title
      Created and documented Lotus Notes and TitleLink application server and client installation
       procedures
      Developed multiple interfaces between Notes and client systems, including support for industry
       standard transaction formats
      Lotus Business Partner

OneSource Information Services, Inc. (Lotus spin-off) (Dallas, TX)                 June 1993-May 1994
Consulting Services Group
Group Manager
Field Sales
Field Support Manager

      Started and managed the Consulting Services Group to sell and implement custom PC
       applications utilizing the OneSource platform, Lotus 1-2-3, Excel, Visual Basic, Access, and C++
      Wrote proposals, contracts, and documentation
      Conceived, designed and developed a generic data extraction tool sold to clients and incorporated
       in multiple consulting projects
      Managed U.S. based field sales support engineers
      Supported field sales staff in sales presentations & follow-up
      Responsible for support and annual renewal of $5M customer base in the central U.S. region
      Maintained renewal rate above quota

Lotus Development Corp. (Cambridge, MA)                                      June 1986 - September 1992
OneSource Division
Project Manager
Software Group Manager

      Led a major upgrade of the PC-based OneSource product line, including coding, integration with
       Lotus 1-2-3, documentation, and QA, completed on time and within budget
      Managed a group of software engineers developing the primary client software for the OneSource
       product – the first financial database and analysis software delivered on CD-ROM

EDUCATION

      University of Texas at Dallas
       Master of Science in Management and Administration, with concentration in Information
       Systems
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
       Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, with minor in Economics

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

      Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
      Budgeting, Negotiation
      Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, OpenOffice.org
      SEO, Social Media, Web Analytics



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Description: D.Scott Davis is a visionary, hands-on leader that creates, develops, and launches Internet based products and services. He is known for his technical expertise and ability to envision and execute technology solutions. Scott is highly skilled in collaborating with senior management, sales, marketing, engineering, and customers to strategize, design, build, and launch successful software products and services. He applies entrepreneurial spirit, business acumen, communication skills, and personal integrity to drive success in a dynamic environment.