Consultant, project manager, and technical WRITING executive PROFILE Visionary Consultant, Project Manager, and Technical Writing professional with a strong portfolio of success in strategy development, project execution, operation optimization, and team development within the technology sector. Recent hands-on leadership experience managing various technical areas, developing documentation and curriculum for various manufacturing and financial applications. Reputable Software Consultant and Project Manager, respected for managing hundreds of personnel in cross-functional teams to elevate organizations into top performing entities. History of leadership experience developing organizational tools and processes, including an Oracle Review tool that was adopted company-wide in order to build organizational consensus around complex enterprise initiatives. Recognized for driving top-level technology experiences across business segments, and consistently delivering customer-focused, bottom-line information technology solutions. middot; Able to scope and define project elements and tasks, develop project and risk mitigation plans, manage schedules and resource allocations, as well as prepare and deliver project presentations. Oversees change management processes and the use of tools to manage issue tracking and resolution. Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
Senior Principal Technical Writer January 1998 to CurrentOracle Corporation － Denver, CO
Design and develop Oracle E-Business Suite documentation, Instructor-Led Training courses (ILT), and Oracle Learning Network courses using sound instructional design principles for Discrete Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, and Energy solutions.
Manage the Oracle E-Business Suite documentation and online help test environment for testing all documentation and curriculum updates, patches, and data for every release.
Collaborate with the development and release teams to build, test, and release all product family patches.
middot; Manage all technical and user documentation and release processes of our new Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (EID) application, a sophisticated data discovery platform that searches for, filters, and reports data based on a patented hybrid search-analytical database.
Completed several new releases of Oracle Endeca Information Discovery and successfully delivered product to new customers.
KEVIN BROWN Page Two Oracle Corporation continued middot; Successfully completed detailed requirements analysis and developed Oracle Business Models (OBM), process flows, and Oracle Tutor procedures for Oracle Process Manufacturing.
Oracle Tutor provides standard and customized business procedures that customers can tailor to meet specific training, implementation, and documentation requirements.
middot; Created an internal and online Oracle Review tool to manage an extremely large review team for various Oracle projects, implementing the tool across Oracle’s entire E-Business Suite documentation and development teams.
Senior Project Manager January 1994 to January 1998JD Edwards Education Professional Services － Denver, CO
Managed the design, development, and customer support of upstream and downstream Energy and Chemical solutions.
Created business requirements documentation, design documentation, and product documentation.
Designed test case studies and assisted product sales teams with product demonstrations and implementations.
Conducted ILT training for Inventory Management, Order Management, Distribution and Transportation, and Advanced Pricing applications.
Managed the design and development of the JD Edwards Energy and Chemical Systems (ECS), leveraging Upstream and Downstream operations knowledge throughout the development and testing process.
Consulted closely with major customers after the release of ECS, including Shell Oil, Gary Williams, Chevron, Total International, and Esso.
Assisted customers in implementing new systems, resulting in total sales revenue in excess of $300,000,000.
Senior Consultant and Product Manager January 1985 to January 1994Paradigm Technologies Upstream Solutions － Denver, CO
Managed a team of seven employees that developed, consulted, trained, and implemented the Oil and Gas Upstream products.
Effectively grew the Upstream Solutions team from two employees to seven employees based on rapid expansion and the acquisition of new tasks and projects.
Instrumental in designing and managing upstream oil and gas products, including Land and Lease Management, Division Orders, and Split Stream Revenue.
Conducted pre-sales demos and training, as well as post sales support, consulting, and on-site customer training.
Successfully contributed to sales revenue in excess of $150,000,000.
middot; Developed and published all curriculum for in-house training, on-site training, and online product training.
Curriculum included Instructor Led Training (ILT), Case Studies, and online training.
Bachelor of Arts : EconomicsMetropolitan State College of Denver － Denver, COEconomics
Business Intelligence, consulting, customer support, Data Analysis, database, designing, documentation, Downstream, E-Business, Human Resource Management, Information Architecture, Instructor, instructional design, Inventory Management, JD Edwards, Regulatory Compliance, managing, Network, Oil, online help, Oracle projects, Oracle, Order Management, Pricing, processes, Product Development, Project Design, Project Management, requirements analysis, sales, sales support, Shell, Six Sigma, sound, Systems Support, user documentation, Transportation, Upstream