Dan Carbone

Dan Carbone

Rhythmic Marketing | Custom Web, Mobile, Social and eCommerce Development | 216-785-2902 x101

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Dan's bio

Founder of Virteom. Many people ask me what does Virteom mean? It simply means 'Virtuous Neon Cranium' translated into 'Upward Bright Thinkers'.

Who are we?
At our core we are a web and mobile development firm.

What do we do?
1. Virteom services companies that need web sites or mobile applications created.
2. Virteom acts as the back-end technical infrastructure to a handful of marketing firms located in Cleveland and Detroit.

Why are we different?
If a web design firm promises you an award winning website, run the other way! If you feel like every time you launch a website its not very effective then you need to talk to us. We are all about rhythmically growing your business after website launch.

Simply put, Virteom is a company that creates a Rhythmic marketing plan that helps you create awareness and gain new business through it's lead generation tools.

My Past History...
In the past I have been the lead engineer and architect that has developed and delivered websites and mobile applications for corporations / organizations with revenues between 1 and 100 million annually. I have lead amazing developers who have backed the technology and implementations.

My development teams have created strategies with both C-Level and upper management teams in developing compelling online and mobile applications.

Past Experience:

1. Manage web development teams from 3-25 people
2. Understand many aspects of business, marketing and technology. I am able to execute effectively where others may struggle when dealing with these three competencies
3. SEO, SEM and Social expert knowledge
4. 10 years of eCommerce knowledge and execution of many eCommerce websites.
5. Founder and lead developer of the content marketing system 'Virteom Cloud'
4. Incubated mobile application development for customers
5. Consultant for both C-Level and upper marketing and management teams
6. Manager and owner of previous companies.

Experience

Explore my professional history and get to know the companies I worked at and the roles and responsibilities I've been assigned.

2012 - Current

CEO and Founder

Virteom LLC

2014 - 2014

CEO

Virteom

2002 - 2012

Partner / CTO, Founder

SyncShow Interactive

2002 - 2011

Partner / CTO

Idea Engine Inc.

2005 - 2006

Technology Developer

National City Corp

1998 - 2005

Senior Media Specialist

Ernst & Young / Intellinex

1990 - 1999

IT Consultant

The BMA Media Group

CEO and Founder

Virteom LLC

I founded Virteom in the middle of 2012.

Responsibilities:
1. Sales and growth
2. Hiring new talent
3. Create an effective marketing strategy for our organization
4. Build a road-map to success
5. Grow and nurture new and old client relationships
6. Oversee day to day activities when it comes to client deliverable and deadlines
7. Create and follow our business plan

Success Stories in the past 6 months:
1. Was chosen as the lead development firm to power the back-end of 3 start-ups companies in Cleveland. Each funded by the Launch House, Bizdom and Third Frontier Fund projects. Projects include http://scorefeeder.com, http://gtail.com and the third will be announced soon.
2. Launched 2 eCommerce websites - http://jennyspopcorn and http://gtail.com (Members only eCommerce site).
3. Created partnerships with a handful of marketing firms and act as their back-end technology firm.
4. Launched and currently maintain 15 websites within 6 months. That's 2 websites a month.
5. Built a team of developers and designers through partnerships and networking.

CEO

Virteom

Partner / CTO, Founder

SyncShow Interactive

Partner / CTO, Founder

SyncShow Interactive was originally founded by me in the early 2000's. It was the home of a technology based firm that had a robust content management solution for our customers. In the mid 2000's SyncShow Interactive merged with Idea Engine Inc, a marketing firm. And for almost a decade remained Idea Engine Inc.

In the beginning of 2012 the company had been renamed back to my original company name, SyncShow Interactive. I was CTO and Partner of this web, mobile & social design firm, formerly known as Idea Engine Inc.

My primary responsibilities were:
1. Lead our development team
2. Created 50% of the sales efforts for the organization
3. Consulted and created strategies for our clients, focused on growth
4. Developed marketing tools to make it easier for our customers to reach their customers
5. Maintained and created a technology road map for our Content Management System formerly known as SyncShow CMS and is now known as Virteom Cloud.

Partner / CTO

Idea Engine Inc.

Partner / CTO

In 2006 Idea Engine, a small marketing firm in Cleveland merged with my technology firm SyncShow Interactive. At the time Idea Engine was primarily a print marketing firm that was making the convergence to web development. SyncShow interactive was the back-end vendor that created the websites for Idea Engine.

After the merge took place things really took off for Idea Engine and for almost a decade we continued a legacy of growth and prosperity for both our customers and ourselves. We created some amazing websites and employed up to 11 creative professionals.

The company was primarily led by both Chris Peer and myself. My responsibilities included.

1. Lead our development team
2. Created 50% of the sales efforts for the organization
3. Consulted and created strategies for our clients, focused on growth
4. Developed marketing tools to make it easier for our customers to reach their customers
5. Maintained and created technology road map for our Content Management System known as SyncShow CMS.

Technology Developer

National City Corp

Technology Developer

Was the lead developer and architect that created National City's online training simulation system. The System mimicked the real like terminals and it was SCORM complaint. Real calculators, real buttons a life like experience. On boarding tellers would take the two week training simulation course I created.

Senior Media Specialist

Ernst & Young / Intellinex

Technical Lead of media department for Enrst & Youngs online learning division. Developed interactive learning applications for Ernst & Young along with many of their clients. All learning was SCORM compliant.

IT Consultant

The BMA Media Group

Web & Media Developer.
-Producer of radio Show Exclusivly Sinatra.
-Syndication Manager of Big Band Jump Radio Show
-Radio Comercial Producer/Syndicator
-Co-producer of radio show America's Work Force
-Website Developer
-Video Documentary Producer

Education

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Cleveland State University Business, Communications, IT

Cleveland State University

Business, Communications, IT

1992 - 2006 None
Brush High School None

Brush High School

None

1989 - 1992 None

Skills

A concise list of some of the most valuable professional skills I possess. My tricks of the trade and what I can bring to the table.

Mobile Marketing

Mobile Applications

PHP

IT

SEM

jQuery

SEO

E-commerce

Web Development

Online Marketing

User Interface Design

JavaScript

CSS

XSLT

XSL

XML

AJAX

Business Strategy

Web Design

Flash

Graphic Design

HTML

Internet

Linux

Team Leadership

MySQL

Social Media

Photoshop

Perl

SQL

Problem Solving

Usability

Video

VMware

Web

Wordpress

SyncShow CMS

XHTML

Mac OS X

Programming

E-learning

CMS

Social Networking

Email Marketing

Research

Web 2.0

iPod

iPhone

Android

Online Advertising

Testimonials

Hear what some of my clients and colleagues have to say about me after working together on various projects throughout my career.

Ryan Pastorelle

Builder of Internet

“Dan is a visionary leader who empowers his co-workers and spreads optimism throughout the workplace with his upbeat attitude and outlook. It was a pleasure working for & with him. I expect any company he is a part of to be successful.”

Mike Clum

President, Clum Creative Media

“I worked with Dan on creating an eCommerce website for a side venture of mine. He did an amazing job helping me and my partner to understand and use Virteom to grow our business. I recommend Dan and the Virteom system to anyone who is serious about increasing their effectiveness online.”

Max D

Web Developer

“Dan was an excellent vendor. He is talented, imaginative and has a strong ability to problem solve. His team was always professional and friendly. Projects were always completed on time and at a high level of quality.”

Marie Broyles

Sr. Instructional Designer/Serious Game Designer/Learning Mgr.

“Dan is a truely gifted simulation developer. Give him and idea and he can make it come to life. He is always willing to take on challenging assignements with extremely tight time lines. He often comes up with different ways to present content. I would highly recommend Dan. He is very creative and loves coming up with innovative ideas.”

Gillian McKnight-Tutein Ed. D.

Member, Board of Directors at United Way of Mesa County

“Dan has exceptional talent. We've hired him for several creative projects in which Dan has taken the storyboards and scripts and brought them to life using innovative web design and programming. Dan is a consummate professional who asks all the right questions to get at results that are nothing less than excellent!”

Becca Toth

Head of Industry Marketing at Hyland Software

“Throughout the time I worked with Dan and the team at IdeaEngine I found their approach to working with clients to be excellent. They impressed me with their business minded focus to approaching projects in a B 2 B space. They took the time to understand the solutions we provided as well as what the end goal was for the materials they created allowing the deliverables to meet expectations.”

Diane Fueslein

Procurement / Marketing Professional

“Dan is a high energy, get-the-job-right person and leads his company with integrity. He stands behind what he promises, delivers creative solutions and is intent on being leading-edge, integrating marketing needs and goals with website design and execution.”

Jim Benjamin

President at Precision Brush Company

“Dan is very knowledgeable about website design, function and SEO. They were on time and budget for our recent project and I would definitely recommend him.”

Danni Bennett

Business analyst, information architect, and digital strategist. Making the web better one site at a time.

“Working with Dan was a pleasure. He is a brilliant engineer who never failed to deliver excellent solutions that reflected his outstanding passion, creativity, and drive. I was consistently impressed with his technical knowledge, and he was an excellent manager who made employees feel comfortable, welcome, and appreciated. He's one of those rare individuals who excels both in the technical and people management.”

Chris Peer

Lead Generation & Nurturing | eCommerce Strategy | Inbound Marketing | Speaker

“Dan is a talented programmer and internet consultant. For the past 2 years Syncshow has successfully programmed a number of our client websites, all on budget and on time. Dan's talents far exceed anyone I have worked with before.”

Phil Carbone

Chief Technology Officer at Virteom

“Dan "makes things happen." He has built many intuitive web systems for our company and our clients. Some of these projects include object-oriented PHP and Flash design. Dan is a building block for any company that takes business seriously. Thank you for making an everlasting impression on our company Dan!”

Contact

Get in touch with me if you would like to do business together, share an idea or just say hello.

Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area

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