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Manager Management

Pacific Grove, California, United States
May 20, 2017

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Larry Molmud, PMP

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PMP–Certified Project Management Professional, Senior Product Manager, Senior Business Analyst, specializing in Enterprise Data & Content Management, LMS and CMS Platform Development, and IP/DRM Systems, Web Usability and Content Design for ADA Standards and Responsive Mobile Design Compliance. Most recently active in the Adaptive, Mobile, On-Line Higher Education and Careers-Based Education space. Deep experience and myriad successes in Agile/Waterfall environments with experience managing and guiding cross-functional teams for both internal and vendor-based initiatives, in both functional, and matrix environments.

Big Data/Metadata Design & Compliance

Web and HTML(5) Design & Development

Rich Media & Text/eBook Content Specialist

ADA Accessibility Standards Compliance

Intellectual Property Protection and Mgmt.

Responsive Mobile Design Compliance


San Diego Community College District, (Mesa College) 2016 - Present

Faculty Member, responsible for all my own Course Development, and teaching Writing for the Web, Web Content Development: Adobe Creative Suite CC, Adobe Dreamweaver CC 2017, Web Usability, ADA Compliance and Responsive Mobile Design) and Beginning and Intermediate HTML5/CSS Spring 2017 including CMS Platforms like Wordpress, Drupal, etc. (100% on-line).

Apollo Group, San Francisco, California / Phoenix, Arizona 2012-2015

Senior Product Manager: Learning Platforms, Content Management, Mobile Strategy

Successfully performed all aspects of Senior Product Manager functions for elements of the device-agnostic growth of world-class adaptive learning platform.

Spearheaded Product Vision and momentum for Content Management integrations for:

Big (Semantic) Data Harvesting, for substantial improvements in quality of Adaptive Academic Remediation; this allowed for the automated and collection of improved student performance assessment metrics and aided intelligent content adaptation.

Increased usability of Courseware for Responsive Mobile design and materials compatibility, increasing access for non-desktop course users on mobile devices, and reducing risk of non-compliance for courseware components (images, audio, rich media, eBooks, etc.).

Created Standards and led mandate for ADA Compliance for Web Accessibility and Learning Tools (LMS) Compatibility (WCAG 2.0 IS ISO/IEC 40500)

Led refactoring effort to make the Learning Platform LMS compliant with ADA standards and regulations, reducing regulatory compliance and accreditation loss risk

Created an Automated Academic Learning Standards System and Functionality for Courseware. This resulted in thousands of saved hours of manual faculty workflow and a decrease in data errors and non-conformance risk (and also resulted in a Patent award).

Safari Books Online, Sebastopol, California / Boston, Massachusetts 2011-2012

Senior Project Manager and Senior Business Analyst

Managed cross-functional teams consisting of staff and multiple strategic partners on multi-phase initiative to extend SBO C2B and B2B portal applications and metadata model to:

Created new platform and branded portal for eBook commerce.

Bolstered and grew Social Network interaction.

Ensured integration & compatibility with LMS systems and learning communities.

Monterey County CERT, Monterey, California 2010-2015

Technology Project Manager and Crisis Management Solution Designer

Volunteer – Managed planning, requirements gathering, design, scoping, execution, monitoring and controlling all aspects of web-based solutions for Community Emergency Responders and Monterey Fire/Police Departments. Created socially-moderated/integrated Web presence for use by Responders and Response Managers of City of Monterey for emergency deployment and training. Raised instance of Ushahidi for Crowdsourced response data collection.

Cengage Learning, Belmont, California 2006-2009

Senior Business Analyst, Content and Rights Management

Senior Domain Expert for Digital Media Asset Management solution and integration analysis, modeling, and design. Managed Enterprise Projects for Media and Content Management, and Digital Rights Management Initiatives. Conducted all requirements gathering activities for still image and rich media content management initiatives that led to major improvements to content mining workflows

Crafted vision statement(s), business case(s), requirements documents, and all other business analysis artifacts used to scope and design next generation media asset content management systems to support Enterprise content use/re-use that allowed management to prioritize enterprise Program Management and Initiatives

Conducted comprehensive gap analysis of legacy image and rich media, content management, and rights management systems, increasing productivity and reducing technology duplication and procedural waste.

Identified and implemented low- or no-cost solutions of CMS solutions from open source products as alternatives to proprietary offerings, presenting $4-6 million savings over planned COTS deployment.

Created automated metadata extraction tools from open source code that saved the Enterprise 2000+ people-hours per year of manual metadata entry for cataloging images and rich media objects (photo, video, audio).


PMI© Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

IBM Professional Services, “Mastering the Requirements Process”

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism & PhotoJournalism

California State University at Long Beach, California

Outstanding Departmental Graduate

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