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Mike Southern


Last update: 28.11.2014

Director of Technology at The Prout School. Seasoned multi-skill career channeling innovative ideas

Graduation: not provided
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Native or Bilingual)


MySQL, Wordpress, Mac, Team Leadership, Business Requirements, Adobe Acrobat, Problem Solving, IT Management, Technical Writing, Programming, Beekeeping, Failure event management and planning, • Change management, Customer Relations, Technical Training, Small Business Administration, Documentation, Change Management, Project Planning, Software Documentation, Customer Service, Project Management, 3B2 Publishing Application, Management, Process Improvement, Training, Leadership, Joomla, Networking, Integration, Troubleshooting, Operations Management, Databases, Visio, Account Management, SharePoint, Advertising, Quality Assurance, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Business Process Improvement, CRM, Access, MS Project, Weeding out the bogus skills added spuriously by LinkedIn, B2B, Strategy, Technical Support, Social Media, WordPress

Project history

The Prout School
Director of Technology
08.2013 - today
Technology planning and implementation in support of teaching, learning, communication, and school management.

The Prout School is a vibrant Rhode Island Catholic high school on the exciting cusp of transformation from mature static classroom technology to teacher-centric mobile technology.

We face the positive challenges of harnessing global information resources while also maintaining the core mission and values of the School. I am pleased to play a part in planning/deploying our future technology while also ensuring that core infrastructure remains operational and secure, and that the School Technology Department remains accountable to School leadership and Faculty.

IT Project Management, Operations & Support | Converged Media & Social Platform Strategies Execution
Technology Consultant
01.2012 - today
Custom business-to-business technology support for infrastructure, business systems, communication systems and development of social platform strategy.

* Project management
* Custom business technology solutions
* B2B Website develop/rescue/rebuild
* Small business infrastructure installation and maintenance
* Database conversion
* hardware installation fieldwork.
* Social platform management, design and Implement social media strategy, co-ordinating with marketing strategy to ensure effectiveness and encourage adoption of social media techniques into company branding.
Operations Department - Print Integration Manager
01.2009 - 12.2011

Trader Publishing
Regional Technical Manager
12.2001 - 12.2008

Vision One (Commercial Printers of Connecticut)
Pre-press Operations
12.1998 - 12.2001

The Resident
0.1999 - 0.2001

Pia, Ltd
Partner, and Production Department Manager
01.1987 - 01.1998

Bay Graphics
Pre-Press Operations
0.1998 - 0.1998

What's Happening Magazine
Production Department Manager
01.1983 - 01.1987


Time and spatial flexibility

I am available for permanent hire in the US (New England) or a transatlantic role between Wales, England and the US.

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