GEORGE MACDONALD
5935 Sorrel Avenue, San Jose, California 95123
Phone: (408) 363-0701, Email: georgegmacdonald@yahoo.com


Professional manager and entrepreneur with a history of shipping successful online, consumer, and entertainment software. An MBA and Bachelors in Engineering with diversified experience, including:

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

LAUGHING COLLIE PRODUCTIONS - Campbell, CA 2005 - Present
Web Design and Development Firm
Consultant

INTERNET CHESS CLUB - Pittsburgh, PA 2002 - 2004
Subscription Internet Games and Community Service
General Manager / Marketing Manager, (1/2004 - 12/2004)
Product Marketing Manager, (2002 - 2003)

THIRDAGE MEDIA, INC. - San Francisco, CA 3/2000 - 8/2000
Community and Entertainment Site
Web Activity Manager

QUARIUM, INC. - Foster City, CA 4/1999 - 8/1999
Web Software Development Firm
Senior Project Manager

ACCOLADE, INC. - San Jose, CA 1993 - 1998
Entertainment Software Publisher
Senior Producer

STRATEGIC SIMULATIONS, INC. - Sunnyvale, CA 1987 - 1992
Entertainment Software Publisher
Producer

HERO GAMES - San Mateo, CA 1981 - 1986
Game and Book Publisher
Founding Partner and Vice President of Finance

EDUCATION

MASTERS IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, Concentration: Marketing, Graduated 2001

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING - San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, Concentration: Robotics, Graduated 1987

AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

KEYWORDS

Proficient with: Windows, Macintosh, and Palm OS systems; Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Project, Visio, and Outlook; Open Office, Eudora, Dreamweaver, Nvu, FileMaker, and Photoshop

Familiar with: Visual C++, Visual Basic, Delphi, Pascal, Java, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML

Skills: Creative problem solving skills, negotiation skills, organization skills, project management and prioritization skills, statistical analysis skills, strong communication skills, broad technical knowledge

Business Tools: Business cases, business metrics, business models, business objectives, business requirements, development process best practices, marketing programs, marketing requirements documents (MRD), performance analytics, product analytics, product requirements documents (PRD), product roadmaps, product strategies, qualitative research, quantitative research

Personal Attributes: Articulate, detail oriented, thorough, flexible, innovative, productive, results driven, self-starter, strategic thinker, strong team player