Mentor- Internet Consultant - SCORE Mentor 10 Years
Gerard Harkin designed, sold and successfully installed over $200M information system’s products and services, including strong credentials in providing successful transitional strategies to lead companies’ evolution into the era of new digital media. Adept at providing hands-on leadership and direction for hardware, software and life-cycle integration.
Proven effective liaison/communicator (both verbal and written) with track record of success in business development. A resourceful problem solver with a strong sense of how to satisfy the needs and wants of the new media/Internet environment. Successfully co-developed registered patent for successful search engine, Xm , primarily utilized throughout Bell System for directory assistance. Initiated use and certification of emerging NIST standards. (Nat’l Inst. Of Standards & Technology).