Sr. Digital Specialist / L.A. Care
Since first arriving in L.A. in 2012, James has been leading and supporting the production of large web development projects and company INTRAnets for enterprise level clients like L.A. Care, FEMA, San Diego Gas & Electric, Cooperative of American Physicians, and the Computing Research Association; all on Drupal. James has given presentations on project management and business communication at SANDCamp, Drupal Camp L.A., Drupal Camp Stanford, Asheville Drupal Camp, GLAD Camp, EduWeb, PNW Drupal Summit, and SACCamp. He gave presentaions about production techniques at Downtown Los Angeles Drupal meetups, and Drupal Business Summits. James produced a video blog for Team FREDNET (TFX), one of the groups that was in competition for the Google Lunar X-Prize (and the only Open Source based team). James has given presentations to NASA on the TFX's mission profile.
As a Technical Project Manager at a digital agency, James coordinated all of the pieces that must come together in order to deliver highly functional websites on more than 20 Drupal sites over 3 years. James holds a Masters Degree in Economics, as well as an MBA in Finance, and he has been serving client's needs by turning concepts into polished deliverables since 2001. Currently he is an in-house digital project manager for web properties at L.A. Care.
When not working in pursuit of his addiction to photography, working with local Boy Scouts, or supporting Toastmasters, but chances are you'll find him out touring on his motorcycle.
Specialties: Web Properties, Project Life Cycles, Managed Web Content, Access Database Development, Change Management, Production Management, Analytical and Report Automation Development, Process Improvement Analysis/Management, Construction Project Management
See Me At These Sessions
1:30 PM-2:15 PM
Watch the session video here.
(ALL skill levels – *Not* a technical talk.)
That heart-attack-moment. Your client is freaking-out, right now; right in your face with a full-blown meltdown! At the end of it all they always ask that same question, "So what are you going to do about this!?..."