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Name :
William Ahmanson
Qualification :
Project/ Change Manager
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Project/ Change Manager

About our Client

Innovative and result-driven Project/Change Manager with expertise in sales and marketing, and experienced in driving a broad range of customer led business change initiatives. Skilled in streamlining and improving processes, enhancing productivity, and implementing solutions to achieve business objectives. Confident communicator and team player, skilled in collaborating with diverse members of an organization, and demonstrated expertise in enabling people to adopt new ways of thinking and working. Experienced in working with different cultures, including 3 years’ experience in Japan as well as 10 years in the US.

Achievements

Technical Expertise

• MS Office Suite, Git Hub, Facebook Ads, Google AdSense, Apple Search Ads, Scrum, and Agile development processes

• SCRUM/ Agile development process: used in application development. Would do sprints to add features, fix issues, add in analytics etc.

• Start-up, SME, Application, development, iOS, Android, Website, computers, smart phone, coding, search engine optimization, digital advertising, social media

• Quick Books; Ran the books for 2 companies, including book keeping and pay roll

• Excel to compile and analysis app data and user retention rates, user numbers, app functionality interactions, and for budgeting and basic data crunching through regression models and other functions

• My SQL; to pull insights from data produced by users to gain insight into how they we reusing the app, what functions where popular, why and to see how users were using the app in ways not anticipated

• Facebook and Google Ad services: for marketing and promotion such as how to find and reach the right audience at the right time and price with the right message

• Apple ad services; Used for marketing and promotion. How to find and reach the right audience at the right time and price with the right message

Key Accomplishments

• Helped raise over a million dollars in investor capital; created the internal systems that allowed company to scale from $0 in sales to over $250,000 in less than 18 months

• Worked with over 100 SME’s

• Created rapid user growth, increasing to 90,000+ consumers in less than four months

• Raised over $1,000,000 in venture capital from qualified investors

Professional Experience

Asset Manager (independent), March 2020-Current

Overview: Manage a portfolio of properties, together with stocks and bonds acquired over my career

• Manage all financial and strategic decisions on purchasing and selling of assets

• Go over prospectuses of potential purchase targets. Deal with any e-mails regarding issues or problems that come up with properties/management companies

• Meet with advisors to go over targets and quarterly goals and conduct quarterly and annual performance reviews of the companies and properties.

Project Manager & Managing Member, Jan 2014 - May 2018

Overview: Headed development, resulting in successful partnerships with fortune
 500 hospitality chains, such as Marriott, Hilton, and Hyatt

• Raised over $1,000,000 in venture capital from qualified investors

• Ran the day-to-day operations and developed company strategy including capital spend in development, talent acquisition and marketing

• Worked alongside sales team to identify local business targets for addition to the application

• Ran weekly strategy and update meetings, where targets, problems, and issues were discussed and dealt with. Creating relationships with the General Managers, and staff of hotels and local businesses

• Established what security and privacy safeguards would be needed within the tech for Hotel to put virtual assistants in rooms

• Cultivated relationships with key players in the local business community to develop promotional activities including online Facebook and google ads, local street market events, and sponsorships

• Worked on an Agile sprint-based system for product development to keep costs low and enable quick implementation insight that user data was providing

• Worked with the onboarding team to create the internal systems that allowed the company to on-board customers and assisted with test and designing the UI/UX of the application

• Investor relations: team member that created the pitch deck and qualified inventor memorandum that allowed the company to get over $1,000,000 in venture capital

• Oversaw quarterly investor update meetings and communications

Project Manager, Jan 2013 - Jan 2014

Developed and implemented strategic positioning, structuring, and product development of iOS applications

Key Accomplishments

• Established a plan outlining scope, resources, and budget regulations for projects ranging 
from $20,000-$100-000

• Created rapid user growth, increasing to 90,000+ consumers in less than four months


Business Development Specialist, Jan 2009 - Dec 2012

• Created rapid user growth, increasing to 90,000+ consumers in less than four months


• Conducted administrative and back-office work including, shoot scheduling, bookkeeping, invoicing and billing collections, taxes, and payroll

• Established professionalism in motion picture production for commercials, promos, and film

• Worked with KTLA, Fox, and various other production companies on large-budget projects

Key Accomplishments

• Matured start-up business within 18 months, growing revenue to $250,000

• Awarded Webby Honoree for Online Film & Video/Viral (2012)

Education

• Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing and Finance (2019)

• Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Japanese

Interests

• Community engagement; initial member of Team One-Hundred, a non-profit designed to help nourish at-risk families where I helped raise over $100,000 each year and supplied 1 million+ meals since foundation

• Enjoy reading, playing golf and fly fishing and spending time with my partner and 3 young kids

Skills

Technical Skills

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