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Meet Cindy Wells Visual Resume

  1. 1. Meet YOUR NEXT HIRE: Cindy Wells [email_address] Telecom Professional Who Knows Business & Technology
  2. 2. Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  3. 3. They don’t have a football team, but they do have flexible classes for students who work and travel. I’m still working on the degree, but will finish the graduate certificate next semester.
  4. 4. <ul><li>Contel Labs </li></ul><ul><li>Contel Cellular </li></ul><ul><li>GTE Mobilnet/GTE Wireless – Switching, SS7, Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Verizon Wireless – Transport & Interconnect </li></ul><ul><li>Now an Independent Consultant – Internetwork Technology Consultants </li></ul>
  5. 5. @ <ul><li>I made things happen </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced telecom costs by savvy negotiation, voice peering, implementation of optimization tools, and aggressive arbitrage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduced long distance cost per minute by 70% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saved millions by negotiating and implementing voice peering with other wireless competitors and cable companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saved $350M on special access contract </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saved $30M on long distance in 3 years by implementing cost optimization tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forced another carrier into binding arbitration to reduce most expensive transit costs in the nation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Planned transport networks for voice and data </li></ul><ul><li>Improved carrier performance </li></ul>
  6. 6. Until my boss said, “You have to move to New Jersey.” Seriously? Now, really, would you leave the SF Bay Area for New Jersey? They have winter there…so I left to “pursue my own options.”
  7. 7. <ul><li>Doing some consulting ( ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Next generation product design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Product Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competitive Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Finishing my master’s degree </li></ul><ul><li>Looking for that next big thing </li></ul><ul><li>Trying to convince people that just because I was employed at a big company doesn’t mean that I need process or bureaucracy or even a huge paycheck. I’m looking for something new that takes advantage of my really awesome skills and capabilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Process-bound companies </li></ul><ul><li>Big bureaucracies </li></ul><ul><li>Big company politics </li></ul>
  8. 8. And no one thinks it’s weird I drink Coke for breakfast
  9. 9. Business Cases Financial Models ROI, NPV, IRR, etc. Budgets Capex Opex Depreciation Financial Statements
  10. 10. Wireless Backhaul MPLS Metro Ethernet SONET DWDM T1, T3, etc. IP ATM Business Analytics SS7 Messaging
  11. 11. Excel: Including Pivot Tables, Monte Carlo analysis, What If and lots of other cool stuff PowerPoint: Really nice presentations with meaningful charts & graphs Access: Database queries Word: Not only can I create pretty content, I can write, too. Visio: Technical drawings
  12. 12. SQL Crystal Reports Statistical Analysis I’m also analytical, creative, a Myer Briggs ENTJ with strong left- & right- brain abilities, who loves new things and change for change’s sake.
  13. 13. <ul><li>Treats employees with respect </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on employees’ strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t micro-manage </li></ul><ul><li>Understands that people don’t all work the same way, nor should they </li></ul>But don’t mind working on my own either
  14. 14. I also really excel at: Public Speaking Reducing Expenses Negotiation & Persuasion Forecasting Writing Wireless Communications Data Mining & Modeling
  15. 15. Plus, I’m a great cook (But you don’t care about that – give me an interview and I’ll gladly cook you dinner.) And collect rubber ducks that I keep all in a row
  16. 16. I’m Looking for a Job during the worst economic crisis since 1929. My timing may be off, but: <ul><li>Hire me! </li></ul><ul><li>You Can Reach Me At: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>925 785 2065 </li></ul>