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THOMAS GELLER

829 Fourteenth Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
E-mail: resume@tgeller.com
Home: +1-415-552-4356
Office: +1-415-552-2557
Web: http://www.tgeller.com

EXPERIENCE

SpamCon Foundation, 2001-2002
Founder and Executive Director
Founded nonprofit antispam organization; established 501(c)(3) sponsorship; installed board, legal and accounting teams; developed revenue-generating partnerships; created and implemented programs; ran high-profile conference.

Bandwidth P.R., San Francisco, 2000-2001
Founder and President
    Managed all aspects of high-tech agency creation and operations; built revenue to $20,000/month in six months, with clients including Qualcomm, Penguin Computing, Topica, Brightmail.
GCI Group, San Francisco, 1999-2000
Senior Account Executive
    Serviced clients, led office professional development program, consulted internally for technical matters, contributed to pitches for high-tech practice. Clients included: Sun Microsystems, Telseon, Globalstar.
Silicon Valley P.R., Principal, San Francisco, 1997-1999

MacWEEK, Associate Editor/Reviews, San Francisco, 1996-1997

Freelance writer, San Francisco, 1995-1996

Academy of English, Partner, San Francisco, 1994-1997

Ziff-Davis, Associate Editor, San Francisco, 1994-1995

Publishing Consultant, Cincinnati, Rotterdam, San Francisco, 1988-1994

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • One of the world's most sought-after experts on email politics and culture, with appearances in: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, eWeek, Wired News, MSNBCi, Gartner Group, IDG News Service, Infoworld, PCWorld, LA Times, The Guardian (U.K.), The Australian, Salon, Computerworld, CNN Online, Dow Jones Newswire, Washington Post, Cox Newspapers, dozens of metropolitan dailies. Broadcast appearances include CNNfn, CNET Radio, TechTV.

  • Published over 200,000 words in books, magazines, online venues. Edited an estimated 400,000 more. Wrote or edited several hundred thousand words of corporate communications.

  • Frequent speaker: Consumer Electronics Show, ISPCon, Game Developers Conference, Macworld Expo, Direct Marketing Association, business groups.

  • Coordinates monthly speakers for the Silicon Valley Linux Users Group.

  • Designed Web sites: tgeller.com, suespammers.org, openppc.org, popcomputers.com, spamcon.com, bandwidthpr.com.

OTHER SKILLS

Computer Mac and Linux administration, most common graphic and office applications, FileMaker Pro database development.
Languages English, Esperanto; some Dutch, French and Russian.
Other Bachelor of Music in Composition (cum laude); Member, American Federation of Musicians #6 (trombone and voice).

KEYWORDS

Public relations, P.R., corporate communications, writing, editing, marketing, business development, entrepreneur, Linux, Unix, email, spam, embedded systems, open source, law, legislation, litigation, public speaking.


This page was last updated on Friday, January 06, 2012 at 12:17am UTC. All contents copyright 2005 by Tom Geller.