Brian B
Independant Technology Professional
  • Canada
Member Since: 2004/02/16
Industry: Manufacturing/Production/Operations
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From 1 man shop/outsourced IT to large multi-national. Manufacturing, non profit, development, consulting, I have been there for them all.

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Professional Background
Systems and Network Management
Various
September 1992 – Present
Cambridge, ON
I started with Microsoft in technical support, but have held positions at various companies primarily involving system analysis/administration and application management since 1998. Every company has some form of IT nowadays, but to highlight the sectors where I have worked and the scope of the company:
Software development (worldwide)
Auto parts manufacturing (North America)
Non-profit agricultural association (national)
Engineering consulting (North America)
IT services and consulting (regional)
Utility (local)
Steel production (North America)
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Education
University of Waterloo
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Business Information Systems
1987 – 1992
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English
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