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					Jon Webb – Project Manager & Solutions Architect
Contact Details                                Personal information
2 Fletching Road                               Date Of Birth: 19/03/81
Eastbourne                                     Driving Licence: Full
East Sussex                                    Residency: Full UK Passport, UK Citizen.
BN22 9DU
Mobile: 07976 467185
Email: jon@jon-webb.com

Professional Summary
I am an enthusiastic, motivated PRINCE2 qualified project manager & solutions architect
with a breadth of experience delivering business critical web based software products,
network infrastructure, hardware and embedded platforms across a wide range of
industries.

Professional Highlights

      Qualified PRINCE2 Practitioner (May 2009).
      Responsible for the hardware and software integration of the world’s first outdoor
       transit based location aware advertising system. See: http://bit.ly/cbs-proj
      Spearheaded the hardware and software communications solution for one of the
       world’s first digital outdoor 6 sheet advertising networks. See: http://bit.ly/1IzdS
      Led the project to design and implement a fault tolerant web hosting environment
       designed to be available 24/7, delivering adverts and schedules to remote
       advertising displays.

Professional & Technical Strength Summary

      Delivering robust technical solutions         Hands on XHTML, CSS, JavaScript,
       on limited budgets.                            .NET, LAMP (PHP, Ruby On Rails)
      Product management, able to                    experience.
       conceptualise new features, and               Hands on experience with Microsoft
       extend feature sets.                           & Linux server networked
      Organised, calm under pressure,                environments.
       able to make considered business
       critical decisions.
      Able to work in a proactive
       independent manner, or as a full
       team member.
Career History

Freelance Digital Consultant
Period: July 2008 – Present
Role: Freelance Project Manager & Web Consultant.
Contract Highlights:

      RichardJohn.com (Technical Consultant)

             Turned ecommerce website from a loss making operation to a break even
              point despite heavy cuts in advertising through:
                  o Reduced operating cost of ecommerce operation by 45% per
                     year.
                  o Reduced cost per acquisition of PPC campaign by 60%.
                  o Improved organic web sales conversions by 2%.

      Firefly Creative Services Ltd (Technical Consultant & Project Management)

             Responsible for client facing meetings to define technical requirements
              and business goals for new website and ecommerce builds.

      MVP Global Ltd (Technical Consultant)

             Provided short-term technical due diligence for 'Project Kangaroo', a high
              profile, high value, video-on-demand project similar to BBC iPlayer and
              Hulu.com.

      CellCrypt Ltd (Temporary Product & Quality Assurance Manager)

             Provided web & mobile software quality assurance consultancy.
             Provided automated testing tools and scenarios to ensure quality was met
              on every web portal release.
             Provided short term product & project management support.

      MulTplx (Prototyping & Web Development)

             Proved a concept for prototype kiosk digital advertising display for use in
              major retailers.
             Integrated an innovative prototype hardware device with a 3rd party web
              content management system (PHP) with bespoke software written in C#
              3.5

      SmartKitchens (Project Management & Web Development)

             Project managed & delivered the conversion of a legacy ASP.NET C#1.1
              based web application to ASP.NET C# 3.5
       PropertyBookwork (Product Strategy & Web Development)

             Project managed & delivered a SaaS Ruby on Rails web application for
              property investors, accountants and bookkeepers to manage property
              portfolio and accounts.
             Provided business analysis and strategic advice.

Litelogic Ltd
Period: (Full Time), January 2007 – July 2008.
Location: Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 4HG.

Role: Head of Systems

      Architect and project manager of a high availability, fault tolerant network design
       in the USA to host a business critical web application.
      Delivered hardware and communications platform using secure mobile
       (GPRS/3G) and wireless networks (802.11a/b/g) for the core outdoor advertising
       product range.
      Managed a small systems administration, and desktop support team, comprised
       of Systems Administrators, DBA’s and IT helpdesk staff.
      Drove the expansion of a network monitoring team to ensure client SLA’s were
       met.
      Planned, executed and refined a £0.5m global IT budget.
      Trusted to make executive level business decisions on the operation of key
       revenue generating products.
      Streamlined IT purchasing by establishing key processes and business
       relationships with IT hardware and software suppliers.
      Extended open source backup toolsets to provide a feature set capable of
       ensuring all data was safely backed up offsite in all global locations.
      Provided 3rd line technical support on hardware and software issues for all
       network and server related problems on Red hat Linux, and Windows 2003
       server platforms.
      Rolled out an open source single sign-on authentication system enabling simple
       secure access to company networks, documentation and web based tools
       worldwide.
      Implemented asset tracking and software licence auditing and management
       procedures.
      Critical part of a team which lead to the eventual win of several major advertising
       contracts. (see: http://www.dailydooh.com/archives/3735 )

Role: Software Engineer

      Architect and core developer of a digital signage video player in C# 2.0 and
       Managed DirectX technologies.
      Improved reliability and reduced TCO of the digital signage platform by
       developing Windows XP Embedded operating system images.
      Improved developer productivity and collaboration by implementing a key SCM
       systems, and project management tools such as Trac and MS Project.
      Developed tools and utilities in C# 2 & 3.5 for managing web camera’s and
       Bluetooth devices to monitor footfall around digital advertising signs for statistical
       analysis.
      Performed technical due diligence on hiring key technical staff.

Freelance Consultant
Period: January 2006 – January 2007
Role: Technical Consultant (Web Developer, Systems Architect, Systems Analyst)
Location: Bognor Regis, West Sussex
Contract Highlights:

   LiteLogic Ltd - Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 4HG
   Period: November 2006 – January 2007
   Role: Part Time Consultant, Technical Advisor

          Led the design of communications protocols to allow remote devices to
           communicate with web management system.
          Advised on application architecture for a digital signage platform.
          Provided digital content creation support.
          Produced XHTML, CSS and JavaScript for their corporate website.


   Ashdown Media Ltd
   Period: March 2006 – December 2006
   Role: Part Time Consultant, Systems Analyst & Programmer

          Delivered an IPTV CMS for both subscription, and pay per view payment
           models in ASP3, Microsoft SQL Server and Windows Media Technologies.
          Managed the migration of the in-house hosting environment to a secure data
           centre.

   MGX International Ltd
   Period: July 2006 – September 2006
   Role: Part Time Consultant, Integration Engineer & Solutions Provider

          Project managed and delivered a world first location aware outdoor
           advertising system on the outside of 25 buses. ( http://www.cbsoutdoor-
           alive.co.uk/tube-and-bus/ledbus.aspx )
          Played a pivotal role in integrating a custom designed computer motherboard
           (ARM Based) with an embedded Linux distribution (uCLinux).
          Outsourced digital signage development work, liaising closely to ensure
           product customisations and client specifications were met on time.

   Praxis Ltd
   Period: Jan 2006 – March 2006
   Role: Technical Consultant

          Worked closely with in-house developers to integrate an existing Excel
           ordering system with a B2B web application.
          Provided requirements analysis, technical specification, n-tier system
           architecture, development and deployment using ASP.NET 1.1 and Microsoft
           SQL Server 2000.

   ICAN-Media Ltd
   Period: March 2004 – Jan 2006
   Role: Co – Founder, Technical Director

          Defined business model with other co-founder, built initial business plan and
           performed initial market research and risk analysis.
          Defined technical product roadmap, produced detailed specifications ready
           for outsourcing to 3rd party software and hardware development houses.
          Designed branding, including: corporate look and feel, and; website using
           XHTML and CSS.
          Sourced key suppliers and managed successful business relationships.
          Architected, implemented and deployed an n-tier B2B reseller system using
           PHP 5 & MySQL 4.

Precedent Communications (Formerly Pinnacle Internet)
Period: October 2000 - September 2003
Role: Multiple
Location: Worthing, West Sussex

Role: Web Developer

      Developed phase one of the UK Human Resources intranet, and co-developed
       the UK Company Car Policy and Cold Drinks Reference intranet for Coca Cola
       Enterprises Ltd.
      Core member of a team which delivered "The Pulse", a revolutionary Intranet
       system connecting all NHS London Ambulance Services to each other.
      Trusted to manage the on-site installations of intranets & websites for clients
       such as the NHS, Coca Cola Enterprises UK, and Johnson Matthey.
      Maintained and developed over 15 content managed websites and intranet
       systems using HTML, JavaScript, PHP, ASP, MySQL, MS SQL Server 7 / 2000.
       Integrating websites with various ecommerce payment gateways.

Role: System Administrator

      Technical consultant and on-site contractor for Jobsite UK.
      Installed, managed and configured co-located and managed Linux and Windows
       servers for companies such as City & Guilds, DekaBank, Executive Software and
       Sustrans.
      Proactively monitored and enhanced corporate security where needed.
      Innovated ways of cutting costs, improving, and adding resilience to current web
       hosting services such as restricting customers who were consuming too many
       resources.
      Cut costs and saved time by automating internal processes such as server
       management and migration.
More career history is available on request.

Personal Achievements
PRINCE2 Practitioner (May 2009)
PRINCE2 Practitioner Qualified - May 2009

Cisco Networking Academy (April 2003)
Completed semesters 1-4 of the practical course for the CCNA.

Raleigh International (www.raleigh.org.uk) (October 2003 - December 2003)
Participated in a expedition for charity to Costa Rica & Nicaragua, worked as part of 3
different teams on projects such as: construction of a school hostel, whilst staying for 3
weeks with a Nicaraguan family; built a UN funded pathway through rainforest, and;
achieved a 210+ km trek across some of Costa Rica’s most beautiful and difficult terrain
whilst being responsible for organising team food rations, tools and equipment.

Education
1999 - A-Level Computing and Business Studies at Chichester College of Arts, Science
and Technology, Westgate Fields, Chichester, PO19 1SB

1997 - 9 GCSEs at grade A-C at Westergate Community College, Ivy Lane, Westergate,
West Sussex.

References

Chris Scollo                            Lauri Monroy
Former CTO at Litelogic Ltd             Role: Former Product Manager at CellCrypt Ltd
Contact Details: 0772 213 0213          Contact Details: Available on request.

				
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