RESUME

Skills

Professional biography

 

I am a seasoned professional with an international flair and global view. I am an expert in consulting, business development, cutting-edge marketing, the application of technology and entrepreneurial venturing in various high‐ & low‐tech industries. I have structured and successfully executed various macro/micro strategic programs, alliances & ventures for executive management of companies ranging in size from Fortune 500s to start‐ups in numerous sectors & countries, including US government agencies and foreign ministries. I have helped raise several million dollars in seed capital and project funding through various sources of both private and public firms and agencies. My personal philosophy and values have enabled me to succeed, inspire and lead others.

STRATEGIC MARKETING

NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
BRANDING
VISUAL IMAGERY
WORDSMITH

MICROSOFT OFFICE

PHOTOSHOP
iPHONEOGRAPHY

 

Languages

Work

experience
 

Vogel & Associates Springfield, MA  1987 - Present

President & CEO

I am the founder of an innovative, privately held niche consulting firm with a specialization in conceiving, devising, designing and often executing overarching and granular all-encompassing marketing campaigns & business development and strategic programs on behalf of domestic and international clients ranging from Fortune 500 to start-up companies, foreign governments & agencies.

German (fluent)

Some Arabic

Some French

Some Spanish

Digital Equipment Corporation NJ & MA 1983 - 1987

Strategic Marketing & Business Development Manager

I secured and executed strategic alliances between DEC and AT&T, ITT and GE for both commercial and military applications, including programs, which were commercial progenitors for the:
o Internet and the Worldwide Web;
o Email & office automation;
o Factory‐of‐the‐Future & robotics;
o CDROM & DVD technologies.
I led company‐wide, multi-disciplinary teams in support of various new business ventures and technology applications. I achieved the highest recognition among my peers by receiving the prestigious “DEC 100” Award for exceeding new business goals and objectives.

2010 - present

2010 - present

Education

Western New England University, MA 1983  

MBA Marketing; Certificate Degree, Computer Science

Yeshiva University, NY 1980

BA, Psychology