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Tom Johnson

Thomas Johnson

Experienced Product / Project Manager

Multifaceted technical career with an extensive track record of innovation and success in product delivery

Continuous learner. Software Engineer and recent MBA

2016

MBA with Project Management Concentration, Brenau University

1992

BS Computer Science and Engineering, Milwaukee School of Engineering

I have the privilege to work with these companies.

2021-

Intralot

Technical Project Manager

Manage lottery development and deployments for 3 U.S. states

  • Manage and oversee all aspects of a technology project to ensure it is completed on-time and within budget
  • Overall responsibility for managing scope, cost, schedule, internal staffing and outside vendors, and contractual deliverable
  • Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project

2014 - 2021

Tyler Technologies

Implementation Project Manager

Managed multiple projects that implement and deliver software to government entities

  • Responsible for projects from $100K to $7M
  • Delivered projects on budget, on time and within scope

2011-2014

Cox Communications

Project Manager: Video

Managed video multiple projects

  • Launched upgraded software platform to millions of devices
  • Upgraded software and hardware for backend servers
Product Manager: Video

Managed video products for Cox Business. Owned requirements, budget, direction and project management of new products for bulk video markets including lodging, universities, military bases, etc.

  • Launched new, low cost HD video terminal for midrange hotel customers
  • Launched trial of IPTV solution at a major university
  • Managed development and release of software update releases for tru2way STBs

2010

Ericsson Television (Currently MediaKind)

Customer Program Manager: Contractor

Managed video multiple projects

  • Launched new software system that manages VOD delivery to mobile phones

1999-2010

Motorola (Currently Commscope)

Engineering Project Manager

Led cross functional teams to manage and launch hardware and software projects for domestic Cable TV and international satellite product development from conception through launch and support.

  • Managed new system that enabled moving personalized DVR content to mobile device
  • Ran projects with development across multiple countries and continents with both internal and external teams

1997-1999

Rockwell Automation

Senior Software Engineer

Developed processes, tools and tests for computer vision products used in factory automation

  • Developed new test platform used for evaluating computer vision system

1992-1997

Zenith Electronics (Currently LG)

Software Engineer

Designed, developed and maintained software for real-time component of cable television embedded control system

  • Added real time two way functionality to next generation control system

United States Patent 6,111,887: A method and apparatus for power tuning a terminal of a bi-directional communications system

Office: Project Visio Excel Word PowerPoint SharePoint Teams

Programming: C Visual Basic for Applications C++ Visual Studio HTML/CSS/JavaScript Notepad++

Business: Jira Confluence

Creative: Premiere Pro After Effects Photoshop Audition Dreamweaver Vegas Sound Forge ProPresenter

Downloads

Excel

Trivia Assistant

For workplace team building, family game night or trivia night at a local establishment. Randomly selects questions and fills in wedges if answered correctly. Up to 9 players/teams. Requires a moderator. Macros must be enabled.

Videos

Tyler

Tyler Technologies EnerGov April Fool's jokes and others

EnerGov 1.9.8.2

2015 April Fools. Video made entirely with PowerPoint

iG Vision

2016 April Fools. Video to control EnerEgov with gestures

EnerGov Product Placement

2017 April Fools. Video with EnerGov new marketing strategy

Emoji Based Health Inspections
  Emoji translation sheet (.pdf)
  Emoji inspection software (Download .zip)

2018 April Fools. Health inspections using Emojis. Video, working software, cheat sheet

Tyler CSS Madlibs

2019 April Fools. Webpage filling in Tyler's vision using Madlibs

Minecraft eReviews

2020 April Fools. Video showing how to submit your architectural drawings for building permits using Minecraft

Tyler Civic Services Division Whack-a-Mole

2021 April Fools. Webpage to help learn the products in Tyler Civic Services using a Whack-a-mole

TylerPro submission

2018. Submission for the TylerPro video contest. Tyler provided the script, we were to provide a creative video featuring the script. Won 2nd place.

For PC/Mac Only. Use the keyboard to control the character. Sorry, no touch screen controls....yet

Jump and bump the Company Logos to learn about my experiences at each firm. Bump it again to make it disappear. Collect coins just for fun.

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Runs left

Jumps. So does Spacebar

Ducks

Runs right

CTRL

Hold to run. Also shoots fireballs if you get the flower

For information on this game, see the CodeProject article by Florian Rappl.

Call +1 (770) 539-0077

Email tomjohnson42@gmail.com

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Milwaukee School of Engineering

1988-1992            Milwaukee, WI

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Engineering

Zenith Electronics

1992-1997            Glenview, IL

Software Engineer

Designed, developed and maintained software for real-time component of cable television embedded control system.

Achievements

Designed, implemented and tested new features and maintained existing code

Maintained project schedules

Documented specifications and software standards

Worked with customers to determine requirements and solve field issues

United States Patent 6,111,887: A method and apparatus for power tuning a terminal of a bi-directional communications system

Rockwell Automation

1997-1999            Milwaukee, WI

Senior Software Engineer

Developed processes, tools and tests for computer vision products for factory automation

Achievements

Owned software development process including metrics, process modification and writing tools that support the development process and process improvement

Motorola Inc.

1999-2010          Lawrenceville, GA

Engineering Project Manager

Led cross functional teams to manage and launch hardware and software projects for domestic Cable TV and international satellite product development from conception through launch and support

Achievements

Managed and launched hardware and software projects for domestic cable TV and international satellite markets

Achieved successful launch of many products by leading cross functional teams performing marketing, development, manufacturing and support

Generated and maintained project management schedules using companywide best practices including metrics and risk based predictions

Managed ECN change control process and approval to minimize requirements churn and increase predictability

Managed cost reductions and implement changes to factories

Managed 3rd party contract vendors and partnerships

Ericsson

2010-2010               Duluth, GA
Contract position

Customer Program Manager

Deployed internal off-the-shelf and customized products as part of a major telco's service upgrade of their video-on-demand to mobile upgrade

Achievements

Deployed hardware and software solutions to fill customer's requirements for their service upgrade of new features

Achieved customer's quality goals by managing and prioritizing defects

Controlled feature creep by managing change control process

Owned schedule and budget for profitable program

Cox Communications

2011-2014                 Atlanta, GA
Contract positions

Product Manager - Video

Managed video products for Cox Business. Owned requirements, budget, direction and project management of new products for bulk video markets including lodging, universities, military bases, etc.

Achievements

Defined new video product strategies through research and understanding of primary customer needs and cost/benefit trade-offs of various implementation options

Developed and documented detailed product requirements, incorporating input from internal and external sources

Served as product subject matter expert and product champion for new commercial video products

Ensured the successful completion of projects on time and within budget in alignment with the product development process

Developed, refined and presented product business cases

Cox Business point person in the development cycle for resolving critical cross-functional issues through matrix-managed resources


Project Manager - Video

Managed video multiple projects

Achievements

Managed multiple, concurrent projects

Ran cross functional teams in support of product development

Performed traditional project management responsibilities including tracking action items, developed and tracked schedules, developed and tracked budgets, gathered resource assignments and utilizations

Managed 3rd party development

Brenau University

2014-2016             Gainesville, GA

MBA with Project Management concentration

Graduation April 2016

Tyler Technologies

2014-2021                 Duluth, GA

Project Manager

Managed multiple projects to implement and deliver software to government bodies

Achievements

Successfully manage up to 15 software implementation projects and up to four implementation teams concurrently, ensuring all clients are within budget, within scope, and on time delivery

Worked with international and domestic government entities

Manage client expectations and ensure client deliverables are produced on time

Manage project issues and risks to minimize impact

Review and approve project resource timesheets and expenses, while ensuring project stays within budget

Maintain high level of client satisfaction

Intralot USA

2021-                     Duluth, GA

Technical Project Manager

Actively manage lottery equipment and games for 3 state lotteries

Achievements

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