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Line Defender staging

Line Defender – product demo video

Two minute video demonstrates how Line Defender™ easily prevents monofilament fishing line from snarling the propellor & motor shaft of electric rolling motors. Shot with DSLR & iPhone cameras, fishing boat, trolling motor, and a 60 gallon aquarium in front of a chroma-key backdrop.

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WordCamp class

Presentations & webinars

Technical & non-technical public speaking opportunities with both small and large audiences. Events include WordCamp, indieConf, interOp, Macworld, and Cisco.

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WEB115 Blackboard

Wake Tech – web technologies

Instructor for HTML5 & CSS3, JavaScript, PHP & MySQL, WordPress, and Web Design classes (online, seated, and hybrid) at Wake Tech Community College. Create lectures, assignments, projects, grading, & guest speakers; Blackboard Learning Management System for course content; EPIC Online Teaching Certification.

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HP Wall Art video

LIPM – HP Wall Art video

Two minute video showing the creation and installation of an in-house designed, ceiling to floor, HP Wall Art display. iPhone & DSLR cameras shot hundreds of stills and hours of video; Telestream ScreenFlow & Adobe Creative Suite rendered the final time-compressed version.

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WUNC mailer

LIPM – WUNC success story

Success story describing how Laser Image Printing & Marketing implemented a creative, direct mail campaign to help solve WUNC public radio’s challenge with sustaining supporters. In-person interviews were recorded and edited; the goal was to use both copy & audio to tell the story on Laser Image’s website.

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Fuentek ShuttleScan

Fuentek – NASA technical marketing

Intellectual Property (IP) marketing and licensing for NASA. Reviewed patents for marketability, screened/assessed technology for licensing, interviewed subject matter experts, award applications, market trends, soliciting licensees, pre-license negotiations. Specialty areas: mechanical, telecommunications, and manufacturing.

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PinPointRG DR story

PinpointRG – NCHFA success story

Story describing how Pinpoint Resource Group helped the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) implement a VMWare based business continuity strategy. In-person interviews were recorded and edited; the goal was to use both copy & audio to tell the story on Pinpoint RG’s website.

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Cisco sales training

Cisco – sales training

Three, one-hour training classes for Cisco Product Marketing group: Sales strategy, How stories help sell, & Presenting tips & best practices. Persuasive, customer centric sales approach – Convince Me™ – explained the power of storytelling in sales & marketing, and how conversational presenting can increase sales opportunities.

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EBF3 NASA presentation

Fuentek – NASA EBF3

Fifteen minute video explaining NASA’s Electron Beam Free Form Fabrication (EBF3) technology. Created by interviewing co-creator over Skype and adding relevant still images. Facilitated exploratory licensing between NASA and Stratasys, Inc.

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eNC netcasting manual

eNC – netcasting manual & classes

Manual with training class on how to create podcasts and webcasts. Delivered to entrepreneurs & small business owners at four of the rural North Carolina Business & Technology Development Centers. Funded by the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center under a grant from the Kellogg Foundation.

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Cisco Press - Networking Simplified

Cisco Press – technical editing

Technical reviewer for Cisco Networking Simplified books from Cisco Press. Reviewed drafts, consulted with authors and editor to confirm topics were presented with technical accuracy, easy to understand, and stayed in context with the chapter focus.

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Colonial Baptist write-up

Cisco – Cisco Network Academy

Internal success story describing how students from Athens Drive High School installed Cisco IP phones and voicemail at a mega church. Students were taught basic IP Telephony in their Network Academy classroom, then successfully installed a real-world, integrated voice & data network.

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AVVID demo diagram

Cisco – AVVID demo room & kits

Portable kits and training room demonstrated Cisco Unified Communications (UC) solutions. Telecommunication managers were skeptical of Voice over IP (aka UC) technology; the kits and demo room offered opportunities for hands-on evaluation.

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ISU Freshman Engineering competition

ISU – Freshman Engineering competition

Multi-media presentation with live demonstrations; won first place in Fall Freshman Engineering competition at Iowa State University. Automobile theft of CB radios was a major problem; our team designed a series of ready to commercialize, car alarm systems.

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Hawkeye Science Fair - Rolamite project

Hawkeye Science Fair – Rolamite

Presentation & exhibit at the 1969 Hawkeye Science Fair explaining rolamite technology. Recently patented and described in a NASA Tech Brief, rolamite consisted of only four components (two rollers, a tension band, and a rectangular enclosure) and was hailed as a new, simple machine on par with the lever, fulcrum, and wheel.

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