David M. J. Saslav

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  2. Objective
  3. Oracle Work Experience
  4. Previous Work Experience
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  6. Education
  7. Community Positions
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Oracle Work Experience:

2005 - Present Senior Sales Consultant, Fusion Middleware
North American Sales Consulting, Commercial Technology
    Responsible for Fusion Middleware pre-sales interactions with customer accounts:
    • Strategic development including architectures, positioning statements, market analysis
    • Active sales pipeline management
    • Multiple rounds of presentations and other on-site proof of concept activities
    • Seminar curriculum, coordinating on-site training days and execution
    • Coordination of resources between Support, Marketing, Sales, Consulting, etc.
2002 - 2005 Principal Product Manager, Oracle Internet Directory
Server Technologies' Languages and Relational Technologies Division
    Responsible for all facets of production preparation for Oracle Internet Directory -- Oracle's LDAP directory server, part of Oracle9i Application Server and Oracle9i Database:
    • Collateral development including Datasheets, positioning statements, market analysis
    • Active sales pipeline management
    • Multiple rounds of Beta program management
    • Tradeshow booth management
    • Created and delivered product curriculum, coordinated training sites and execution
    • Coordinated interdivisional efforts with Support, Marketing, Sales, Consulting, etc.
    • Reviewed all documentation revisions
    • Maintained intranet website devoted to product
    • Maintained internal forum and mailing list for technical product discussions
1998 - 2002 Senior Product Manager, Oracle Internet Directory
Server Technologies' Languages and Relational Technologies Division
    See above job description.
1997 - 1998 Senior Consultant
Advanced Technologies Center of Excellence
Responsible for Internet Solutions and Electronic Commerce
  • Developed and presented educational materials for Consultants' Train-the-Trainer classes on the InterOffice SDK.
  • Responsible for surveys of third party technology such as ichat
  • Developed and grew relationships with industry experts such as Philip Greenspun, author of Database-Backed Websites
  • Represented Oracle Consulting Services at Product Release Planning meetings for Oracle Internet Commerce Server
  • Delivered paper "Machine Resource Allocations for Websites" at Oracle OpenWorld 1997 in Los Angeles, CA.
  • Co-presented on Oracle ECommerce initiative at Professional Community Meeting, June 1997, in San Francisco, CA
  • Reviewed documentation of reusable engagement code for major OCS client
  • Worked onsite at major ECommerce client engagement sites, assessing security and functionality needs for project
  • Travelled to field offices for pre-sales interactions with ECommerce prospects
1995-1997 Website Construction Manager
Advanced Web Technologies Group
Responsible for http://www.oracle.com
  • Responsible for team of Quality Assurance testers, responsibilities included devising site file system naming conventions, final externalization policies for all corporate Web pages, site quality reporting, and maintenance tool selection
  • Designed and implemented content for divisional content providers including launch of Job Posting system on http://www.oracle.com/
  • Influenced and enforced design guidelines for content site-wide
  • Supervised Webmaster email processing and response
  • Coordinated educational materials and processes for content providers
1993 - 1995 Interoperability Engineer/Marketing Communications Manager
Desktop Products Division (now "Workgroup Solutions Division")
  • Created CR-frontended Website for Desktop Products Division
  • Maintained Corporate Intranet Yellow Pages
  • Responsible for launch of Desktop products in Free Trial Software program on Corporate Website
  • Manned Electronic Sales Force Helpdesk (infopc), answering or facilitating 1000's of interactions between Sales/Marketing and Product Development
  • Ensured quality of releases for Desktop Product Division products
  • Sales Consultant-like duties for special projects
  • Edited and revised documentation
  • Assisted product developers and marketing in defining feature sets
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David M. J. Saslav

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