eCommerce / Technology CEO / COO, and Entrepreneur
Orange County, California Area, Internet
Experienced and seasoned executive with a deep understanding and expertise in Technology, Business Operations, eCommerce, Supply Chain, I.T. automation, Business Process Improvement and Workflow.
Specialties: Internet, eCommerce, Supply Chain and Buyer and Seller Marketplace Technology, Application Development, Software Architecture, Workflow, Process Improvement, Infrastructure design, Business Management and Leadership.
Board Member, Director
December 2012 – Present (2 years 9 months)Ontario, California
Auto-Graphics is a technology innovator providing software and data management solutions to customers across multiple industries. Auto-Graphics helps library operations become more efficient and patron-centric. Auto-Graphics Software uses a Service (SaaS) hosted delivery model.
Owner / President
Heath Investment Properties LLC
January 2011 – Present (4 years 8 months)Orange County, California Area
Technology and Business Consulting firm specializing in Internet, eCommerce, Supply Chain and Buyer and Seller Marketplace Technology, Application Development, Software Architecture, Workflow, Process Improvement, Infrastructure design, Business Management and Leadership.
Created company portfolio of investments in Real-Estate, Manufacturing, Technology, Music and Digital Entertainment.
CEO (Interim) CyverONE.com
December 2010 – July 2011 (8 months)Tustin, CA
As interim CEO I directed a major pivot from a Voice and Data Encryption company to a SaaS hosted cloud-based provider of telecom, telephone services and secure communications applications.
Hired sales team, Managed IT resource, application and OS development team, Developed technology partnerships to address customer interests and requirements. Documented company inventions for patent filing.
VP Secondary Markets (COO/CTO Dealtree Services)
December 2008 – December 2010 (2 years 1 month)Irvine, CA
Managed a $180mm P&L Secondary Markets business in Irvine CA with logistics operations in Dallas TX, Chino CA and Louisville KY
Doubled sales to over $400 million by developing sales channels CowBoom.com, TechLiquidators.com, and bestbuy.dtdeals.com
Led team including Software Development, Project Management, Database DBAs, Customer Care, and Marketplace Managers, including HR and, Accounting.
Personally created and designed DTPRC, a reverse logistics ERP platform managing multiple international return centers.
Dealtree was acquired by Best Buy in Dec 2008.
COO, CTO & Co-Founder
April 2001 – December 2010 (9 years 9 months)Irvine CA
Bootstrapped profitable growth from $0 to $180 million in sales in 8 years.
Developed scalable, WMS and ERP applications used by Best Buy, eBay, Circuit City, Amazon, Good Guys, Future Shop, Yamaha, Ingram Micro, Buy.com
Created a multi-site eCommerce, Auction and Private Marketplace application to enable automated, intelligent demand and supply driven pricing models
Filed Patents for on-line product trade-in applications
President, Founder – Dealtree.com
September 1999 – April 2001 (1 year 8 months)Seattle WA
Created Dealtree.com, a deal sharing board social media site allowing users to post known deals from other websites. Generated revenue based on ad sales and affiliate marketing links.
Sr. Supply Chain Manager
June 2000 – March 2001 (10 months)Aliso Viejo CA
Integrated workflow and order management technology with trading partners Ingram Micro, United Stationers, GSI Global Sports, Las Vegas Golf, and PGA tour.
Used EDI, XML, Flat File, FTP, and API integration for data transfer.
Created of 3rd party reverse logistics partnerships for liquidation of returned open-box goods that could not be sent back to suppliers or distribution.
Sr. Product Manager, Supply Chain
June 1999 – June 2000 (1 year 1 month)Seattle WA
Onvia.com was a start-up online retailer spin off of Megadepot.com. This company had visions of becoming another Amazon or Buy.com in business and computer products – but changed its business model to business services shortly after going public in 2000. I was responsible for distribution supply chain integration, and product management.
Director of Purchasing and I.T.
September 1994 – April 1999 (4 years 8 months)Victoria BC Canada
Responsible for all commercial distribution and order delivery and fulfillment operations.
Managed Buyers, and Product management team and Distribution warehouse.
Developed Canada’s first Office Products web store (www.monk.ca).
Designed and integrated retail POS systems with automated inventory management and replenishment system.
Wrote and implemented the company’s automated forecasting and purchasing tools.
April 1991 – September 1994 (3 years 6 months)Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Develop and managed product lines for all non-toy categories (Office Products, Electronics, Hard Goods).
Created direct import program.
Negotiated pricing, distribution agreements and vendor programs.
Wrote custom inventory purchasing and forecasting software used by buyers,
Created sales and demand forecasting software used for import programs.
Volunteer Experience & Causes
RYLA – Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
June 2011 – Present (4 years 3 months) Community Services
Developed and maintain RYLA wordpress website, created online application forms, calendars etc, trained volunteers in updating the site and content
My Day Counts / Orange County Adult Achievement Center
July 2015 – Present Social Services
My Day Counts / The Orange County Adult Achievement Center is a licensed provider of services for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, receiving funds from the California Department of Developmental Services, the Department of Rehabilitation and generous philanthropic donors.
Webmaster / Developer
Rotary Club of Tustin Santa Ana
August 2010 – Present (5 years 1 month) Community Service
Developed and maintain Club wordpress website, created online application forms, calendars etc, trained other volunteers in updating the site and content
Media / Video / Technical Sgt at Arms
Rotary District 5320
August 2011 – Present (4 years 1 month) Community Service
Assisted in managing district website and DaCdb (District and Club Database). Trained Club and District executives on using online resources and applications. Created multimedia presentations, video and audio content for meetings and conferences
Board Member, Webmaster
Tustin Police Foundation
Civil Rights and Social Action – Law Enforcement
The mission of the Tustin Police Foundation is to improve the quality of life for the community by providing equipment, training, technology, and programs for the Tustin Police Department and the public it serves.
The Foundation raises funds for initiatives aimed at reducing crime, improving quality of life of the residents of Tustin, thereby improving the partnership between the community and the Police Department