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RssAcomplished Technology Professional Peter Radke

I am seeking a full time position in IT Management or Internet Marketing in the Cleveland / Akron Ohio area.

Application Support

Cleveland, OH

About Me

Industry:

Information Technology

Occupation:

Application Support

Highlights:

My recent achievements include the following: • Led GHI's product development team and developed, branded, and deployed PPC Pay-Per-Click advertising solution resulting in $26,000 of managed advertising spending across 30+ accounts within a year. • Pioneered a PPC coaching service resulting in the training of three Google AdWords Professionals (GAP's), and a new service offering targeting existing AdWords users. • Successfully deployed Salesforce.com hosted CRM application to obtain device and location independence for sales and marketing staff worldwide. • Constructed and launched customer satisfaction campaigns for key product lines. • Instituted rules of engagement to enable 400+ member partners to have direct access to 7 discrete international technology incubators located across 5 continents and 7 countries. • Formulated standardized pricing structure for 90+ products to empower indirect channel. • Presented to one of the nation’s largest metropolitan chambers of commerce as topical expert in Search Engine Marketing practices. • Optimized production and capacity planning systems resulting in dozens of hours saved monthly and increased accuracy, scalability, trend visibility, and risk awareness. My technical certifications include: • CompTIA Network+ Certified Professional (Net+) • Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) • Microsoft Windows Certified Product Specialist (MCP) My honors and awards include: • Weatherhead 100 Award (GHI) • Team NEO Success Award (GHI) • Weatherhead 100 Award (ThinSolutions) • The King's Academy High School Senior Class President • Secret Security Clearance (NASA)

Ideal Companies:

Westfield Insurance, Smuckers, www.lazorpoint.com, NASA Glenn Research, Cuyahoga Community College, www.thinsolutions.com, Rosetta / Brulant
 

Education level:

Bachelor

Will Relocate:

No

Location:

Cleveland, OH

Work Experiences

6/2007 - 1/2009

Griffith Holdings, Inc.

Director / VP

  • Provided executive management leadership to GHI's diverse business units managing a 30 person staff spanning 7 countries on 5 continents, 15 internet properties, 90+ products and services, working with more than 400+ partners worldwide. Managed production of 300+ active engagements, corporate marketing strategy, channel management, and product development within GHI's fastest growing service segment, Search Engine Marketing.

6/2005 - 6/2007

Thinsolutions, Inc.

Director / VP

  • Crafted and implemented a successful go-to-market plan for a three tier managed service practice. Produced specific pricing and marketing campaigns to target, educate and convert prospects into customers. Presented the benefits of managed services with prospects, customers, and presented at international MSP conferences. Directed all key performance indicators (KPI’s) of managed service offerings including business development, implementations, and quality of service.

6/2003 - 6/2005

Air Enterprises, Inc.

Director / VP

  • Directed all IT, production scheduling, purchasing, and marketing activities. Established a location-independent, global network operations center by implementing new gigabit LAN backbone, Wi-Fi, Cisco VPN, multiple remote access solutions, redundant dedicated internet access, centralized disaster recovery and a fleet of email/web enabled smart phones. Deployed CRM, ERP, and 3D CAD systems, and re-engineered core business processes. Managed 50 domains and 6 discrete websites, including a Dot-Net-Nuke sales extranet portal, SEO, and Email campaigns efforts. Successfully migrated one LAN to an ASP model, resulting in dramatically lower TCO, increased reliability, security, and scalability while simplifying technology costs to a fixed monthly expense. Reported directly to the CEO.

6/1999 - 6/2003

Palitto Consulting Service, Inc.

Individual Contributor

  • Consulted with clients to plan, design, and implement LAN\WAN solutions such as network optimization, E-mail, proxy servers, firewalls, and server based computing. Managed multiple ERP programs including Vantage, Visual Manufacturing, MAS90 and other business systems.

6/1994 - 6/1999

Par Industries, Inc.

Manager

  • Spearheaded the implementation of, and launched an ERP manufacturing software system named TCM including all back-office applications, MRP and shop floor. Designed and managed key aspects of a 45 thousand square foot stamping facility expansion using computer simulation of product workflow. Justified $6MM expansion cost with $13MM savings over 3 years.

6/1992 - 6/1994

Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET)

Individual Contributor

  • Architected, analyzed and implemented manufacturing plant layouts through the use of computer simulation, product flow analysis, family of parts identification, and work cells. Interfaced with clients and vendors to justify, design, and execute complex material handling projects and automated manufacturing solutions. Educated client’s upper management of recent technology applications and manufacturing concepts.

6/1988 - 6/1992

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Individual Contributor

  • Utilized the Propulsion Systems Laboratory to install, test, and troubleshoot aircraft engines and related instrumentation. Designed and repaired hydraulic, pneumatic, and exotic-gas systems. Leveraged instrumentation, hydraulics, welding, machining, technical prints, and computers to setup and perform military certification of aircraft engines.

Education

1994

Bachelor Degree

Cleveland State University

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology

1992

Associate Degree

Cuyahoga Community College

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology

Medias

Type Name/Title URL Description
Website LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/pradke LinkedIn is an online network of more than 30 million experienced professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries.
Website Twitter http://twitter.com/pradke Twitter is a free service that lets you keep in touch with people through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?
Website VisualCV.com http://www.visualcv.com/peteradke VisualCV: The best way to stand out and present your professional qualifications to prospective employers, customers, partners and colleagues.

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