GREGORY MARUS

 

P.O. Box 1838, Mariposa, CA 95338-1838  gmarus@flash.net                    

 

 

TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL

 

Marketing – Competitive Intelligence – Training – Business Planning – Recruiting - International

 

Key strengths: ability to manage multidisciplinary projects with technical specialists, management, and clients; 20+ years of computer industry experience as manager, analyst, researcher, and programmer; in-depth knowledge computer industry: services, software, hardware; international experience

 

Skills and Knowledge Areas

 International Business  Foreign Languages   Training   Account Management

Customer Support   Technical Pre-Sales   Project Costing   Market Research & Analysis

Recruiting   Web Site Creation  Internet Search   Computer Imaging

Intern

PROFESSIONAL  EXPERIENCE

TECHNOLOGY MARKETING CONSULTANT, SF Bay  & Fresno Areas,  California  2007-Present

Partial client list available on Professional Links page.


PARAVUE CORPORATION, Oakland, CA                     2006-2007

Image processing software firm   Marketing Manager

Created and imparted corporate message of revolutionary developments in image segmentation, automated image labeling and image-based search to potential investors, end-users, and OEM prospects.

 

US MARKET ACCESS CENTER, San Jose, CA                                        2004-2005

www.usmarketaccess.com
Senior Consultant, Business Research and Consulting Group (IBI-BRCG)

Worked with research analysts in design, execution, writing, and review of market studies for a global client base of high-technology companies seeking to establish presence in the U.S. Also assisted the Business Research and Consulting Group with business development, sales, training, and recruiting.

 

TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT, Sunnyvale, CA                       
2001-2005

GALANTIS™ www.galantis.com                                                                                         2000-2001

Software Development Services   Vice-President, Marketing and Business Development

Helped establish U.S.-based subsidiary of Galaktika Corporation, one of Russia’s largest software houses. Web site and collateral content, lead development, proposal generation, multiple administrative functions (payroll, benefits, A/R, etc.) Also engaged in launch of Metagaze™, Inc. (now InfoTame Corporation) with web site and collateral content, competitive analysis, presentations to prospects and potential investors, contributions to business plan for start-up to bring Galaktika ZOOM technology to the U.S.

SUNRISE TELECOM, San Jose, CA                                                            1999-2000

Telecom test equipment manufacturer Marketing Research Analyst

GARTNER GROUP, San Jose, CA                                                   1998-1999

Market research and consulting firm   Senior Consultant

RAVEL SOFTWARE, San Jose, CA                                                                                              1998

Software tools startup  Product Marketing Manager

Competitive analysis, market research, business planning, field sales support, partnership and trade show programs, Y2K and euro tools.

FROST & SULLIVAN, Mountain View, CA                                         1994-1998

High-tech market consulting and research firm

Research Development Manager                                                                                   1997-1998

Responsible for improving training, recruitment, and retention of research analysts for Frost & Sullivan’s North American research operations; strategic consultative role in creation, review of products for Information Technology clients.

Industry Manager                                                                                                          1994-1997

Hired and supervised industry analysts and first-level managers for production of market reports and custom consulting projects in areas of computers, peripherals, and software.

WEST COAST INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. (WESCO), Walnut Creek, CA  1993-1994

Document Image Conversion ServicesCustomer Support Engineer

Responsible for project pricing, proposals, updating marketing databases, attending trade shows, prospect qualification, collateral, technical pre-sales support.

INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT, Cupertino, CA        
1991-1992

Independent consultant, technology trends and strategic positioning

 

DATAQUEST, San Jose, CA
1987-1990

High tech market research      Industry Analyst                                                                                   

Industry Analyst for Business Computer, UNIX, and Personal Computer Services. Provided market intelligence and analysis for Datamation 100 firms, privately held high-technology companies, banks, and venture capitalists. 1990: promoted to Account Manager responsible for $500,000 account base.

 

TYMSHARE/MCDONNELL-DOUGLAS, Cupertino, CA and Arlington, VA              1978-1987

Remote computing and network services company, acquired by McDonnell-Douglas in 1984

International Applications Analyst                                                                             1979-1987

At Tymshare HQ, Cupertino. Initially responsible for internal programming projects; later acted as main U.S. interface for Kokusai Tymshare, Ltd. (KTL), a Tymshare-Marubeni joint venture in Japan. Handled management relations; training programs for Japanese staff; co-ordination of all marketing, sales, budgeting, and business plans; technical and sales support of all KTL U.S.-based clients.

Systems Consultant                                                                                                       1978-1979

At Washington, D.C., Tymshare office. Application design, programming, and training for state and federal government clients contributed to branch attaining 200% of quota.

OTHER POSITIONS, Washington, D.C.                                                     1974-1978

Management analysis, consulting, and technical support positions with federal government; Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co.; and Rapidata.

EDUCATION

 

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., Master of Science in Foreign Service, 1973    

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, Bachelor of Arts, 1971

 

OTHER

 

Some knowledge of French, Japanese, Russian languages; U.S. citizen; have held secret level security clearance. Willing to travel.