CORPORATE TECHNICAL INSTRUCTOR
Redefined & Standardized Customer Education for IBM’s developerWorks Briefings
“Not just a successful business leader, but also a great and passionate teacher.”
Former Operations Executive, MIS Director, and Chief Systems Architect | Business Technology Expert
* Translate 20+ years of business success into college-level (academic and professional) curriculum, training modules, and seminars team was responsible for 36% of product sales and earned higher ratings than curriculum produced by IBM’s product development team.
* Learn and master new material and technologies quickly mastered and was teaching IBM technology suite in three months well ahead of the one year allotted to get up to speed.
* Create, evaluate, improve, and enhance curriculum and presentations increased sales at IBM by ensuring its sales force was able to fully articulate IBM’s value proposition.
* Initiate customer outreach training programs enabling IBM’s customer to better implement business solutions.
TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION EXPERTISE
Public Speaking / Presentation 14+ Years
Curriculum Development 12+ Years
Corporate Training 12 Years
Demonstrations & Podcasts 5 Years
Academic Training / Course Development 4 Years
CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Sun Java 2 Programmer
Java Programmer (JDK 1.0.2)
25 IBM Certifications (WebSphere, MQSeries,
VisualAge for Java, e-business Solutions)
Object-oriented analysis and design (OOA/D)
Object-oriented programming (OOP)
N-tier Distributed Applications Design and Development
Iterative / Incremental Project Management
Design Patterns / Interactive Source-level Debugging
System Test Planning / Agile Development / AntiPatterns,
Performance Profiling and Analysis
Java, J2EE/Java Enterprise Edition
Enterprise JavaBeans / Java Servlets / JavaServer Pages, Java Message Service, XML, UML
IBM (WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere MQ)
Access 2007, Visual Basic for Applications
Founder & Chief Technologist
Dovinia, Casey, IL, 2009–2011
Marketing Engineer / Senior Software Engineer / e-business Architect
IBM, Chicago, IL & Austin, TX, 1997–2009
Operations Manager / Project Team Leader
Ventura Technology International, Inc., Indianapolis, IN, 1996–1997
Chief Systems Architect, Shamrock Enterprises, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN, 1995–1996
Information Analyst, Midwestern Electric, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN 1993–1995
Senior Information Systems Consultant
Wang Laboratories, Indianapolis, IN / Dayton, OH, 1992–1993
Previous Experience Includes
Vice President of Operations (Data Entry start-up firm)
MIS Director (Appalachian Computer Services)
Senior Consultant (Computer Science Corporation)
Software Development Manager (Computer Integrated Engineering)
Staff Sergeant / Training NCO, US Marine Corps
Camp Pendleton, CA / Okinawa, Japan
Computer Technology and Business Management, Indiana University / Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN
BRIEF OVERVIEW OF INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE
(Complete list available at http://willyfarrell.com)
Enterprise JavaBeans Workshop (author)
Web Services Workshop
Wireless Technology Training Workshop
Introduction to enterprise messaging systems: IBM WebSphere MQ and Java Message Service (co-author)
Web application development using WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Speed start your Linux application
WebSphere Application Server - Developing and Deploying Web Applications
WebSphere Business Modeler, Western Michigan University
Rational Software Architect, California State University at Los Angeles
Rational Unified Process (RUP) and the Unified Modeling Language (UML), Neumont University
WebSphere Studio Application Developer, San Francisco State University
Introduction to Enterprise Java, Visiting Lecturer, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
The IBM Rational Software Delivery Platform, Guest Lecturer, InterAmerican University, San Germain
Web Services and XML, Visiting Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
DEMOS / PODCASTS
Architecture, Design & Construction Using IBM Rational Software Delivery Platform, 9-part Series, IBM developerWorks
Managing Database Design Changes with Rational Data Architect, IBM developerWorks
Tutorials for Dovinia Objects Collection Software Historical Society Edition
The IBM Rational Software Delivery Platform (author) | Effective Software Testing (co-author)
Service Oriented Architecture | Process and Portfolio Management
Security and Risks in the e-business On Demand World, MIS Lecture Series, University of Wisconsin-Madison
IBM WebSphere Application Development, The City University of New York Institute for Software Design & Development
e-business On Demand, University of Arizona Management Information Systems Association, Tucson, AZ
WebSphere Application Server version 5, Wisconsin WebSphere User Group, Milwaukee, WI
Modernize Core Banking and Insurance Claims Processes on System Z, IBM CCR2
WebSphere MQ Solution Designer certification exam 996 prep, 5-part Series, IBM developerWorks
Write Java Message Service programs using WebSphere MQ v6 & RAD v6, 3-part series, IBM developerWorks
Introducing the Java Message Service / Introduction to the J2EE Connector Architecture, IBM developerWorks
Complement Copy Helper Access Beans with Value Beans in VisualAge for Java, IBM VisualAge Developer Domain
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