Ken Fayal
CTO
  • United States
Member Since: 2003/10/04
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CTO
Communication Partners, Inc.
December 2007 – Present
Designer and architect of the company's best-in-class online enrollment and benefit administration system, BenefitElect.  Architect of companies use of AWS solution for deployment of the BenefitElect system.  Main responsibilities include:
- Management of entire internal team of analysts and support personnel as well as development team in the daily operations and maintenance of the BenefitElect system
- Heading up post-sales implementations and training of new BenefitElect system partnerships.  
- Insurance carrier product integration into BenefitElect.  
- Company's facility, hardware, software and other IT resources at the Bend, Oregon branch.
President
Raptor Development, Inc.
December 2004 – December 2009
.NET Architect (Contractor)
ARJIS
September 2006 – August 2007
.NET architect for project to bring legacy mainframe law enforcement data repository to a PC server based architecture.  Used GJXDM and NIEM models for application integration.  Wrote DotNetNuke custom modules for the law enforcement portal.
.NET Developer (Contractor)
Ligand Pharmaceuticals
June 2006 – August 2006
Software developer for data warehousing/scrubbing project.
.NET Developer (Contractor)
eAppraiseIT (First American Companies)
October 2005 – February 2006
.NET Developer for creating reporting platform for large electronic real estate appraisal system.
Chief Technology Officer
Communication Partners, Inc.
March 2001 – December 2004
Software Engineer
Wireless Knowledge, Inc.
1999 – 2000
Software Developer
XyberNet
1997 – 1998
SysOp
IBEX, Inc.
1993 – 1997
Custom computer builds, and software development for clients in C, Turbo Pascal
Sr. Analyst
San Diego Gas & Electric
1995 – 1996
Software developer and analyst for company's Profit and Loss system, Land Management database, and automated Document Management system for Account's Receivable/Payable.  Spearheaded research for use of new Internet technologies to eventually replace some mainframe applications.  Was a part of the company's inception of the Center of Excellence concept.
Aviation Electronics Technician
US Navy
November 1991 – April 1994
Aviation Electionics Technician
US Navy
March 1988 – October 1991
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Education
US Navy
N/A
Advanced Avionics
1987 – 1988
US Navy
N/A
Basic Electronics
1987 – 1987
Vacaville Union High School
1983 – 1985
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Full Biography

Searching for the best way to implement new technology into good business process and updating old business process is my standard operating procedure.

I have done this for many industries including major utilities, financial analysis, law enforcement, wireless and employee benefit management.

My goal is to be able to provide a growing, dynamic software architecture at a reasonable cost point wherever I am.

Specialties: Architecture of web-based business applications and windows forms-based applications.

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Languages
German
Limited Working Proficiency
English
Native or Bilingual Proficiency

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