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.
Mobile: 07976 467185
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
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
Professional & Technical Strength Summary
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
Able to work in a proactive
independent manner, or as a full
Freelance Digital Consultant
Period: July 2008 – Present
Role: Freelance Project Manager & Web Consultant.
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
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
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
Integrated an innovative prototype hardware device with a 3rd party web
content management system (PHP) with bespoke software written in C#
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.
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
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
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
Rolled out an open source single sign-on authentication system enabling simple
secure access to company networks, documentation and web based tools
Implemented asset tracking and software licence auditing and management
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
Performed technical due diligence on hiring key technical staff.
Period: January 2006 – January 2007
Role: Technical Consultant (Web Developer, Systems Architect, Systems Analyst)
Location: Bognor Regis, West Sussex
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.
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
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-
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Cut costs and saved time by automating internal processes such as server
management and migration.
More career history is available on request.
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.
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,
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.