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Name:    John ("Juan") Xuna
Email:   Xuna@MSN.com
Phone:   (954) I-am-Xuna   that is (954) 426-9862
Fax:       (954) 426-9331
Address: 1239 Hillsboro Mile,  Apt. 607,    Hillsboro Beach, FL 33062
 
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INTRODUCTORY SUMMARY
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Current (or most recent) Job Title:                           Vice-President of International Sales
How Long in Current (or most recent) Position:       3-5 Years
Total Years in This Industry:                                     7-9 Years
Total Years in Other Industries:                                8-11 Years
Other Job Titles Held in Past 3-5 Years:
        1) Manager of International Licensing;
        2) Senior Software Developer;
        3) Software-Venture Entrepreneur;
        4) Radar and Telecommunications Engineer;

Highest Completed Education:  Masters Degree
Computer Skills/Languages:     Visual C++, C++, C, Java, COBOL, Fortran, Basic, Assembly, Prolog.
Languages Spoken Fluently (including English):     Spanish, Portuguese, French, English
Relocation Choices:                                                 US, Latin America, Western Europe
Companies You Have Worked For (last 10 years):
        1) Independent Technologies Inc., Omaha, NE;
        2) LodgeNet Entertainment Inc., Sioux Falls, SD;
        3) Storage Technology Corp., Louisville, CO;
        4) Animal Science Software International, Two Rivers, WI;

Major Accomplishments:
        1) Started International Operations for LodgeNet.
        2) Started International Operations for IND.TECH. Inc.
        3) Created important software package for SPRINT (Oracle and Visual C++)
        4) Developed critical Test-Software for Storage Technology Inc.
        5) Founded two Software Ventures, one in 1979, another in 1991.
        6) Pioneered On-Farm Software for Dairy Farm Operations (early 1980's).

Most Experienced Working In:
bulletDatabases. From the design of the tables scheme, to the analysis of business rules, to the implementation of C++ code, to the interaction between the client and the server, ...
bulletVery experienced (more than 10 years) on international business deals, I do speak -fluently- 4 international languages.
bulletExcellent academic background and experience in Telecommunications.
Your Major Strengths:
bulletSoftware Development has been my "core" knowledge. Started in the late 70's, founded two companies, and still working on it. Databases, Internet, eCommerce. Strong in C++ and Java (Visual J++) also ODBC, JDBC, and SQL. Wrote many "stored procedures" for Oracle server.
bulletAbility to speak 4 international languages is a pretty unique asset, not to be under-estimated.
bulletPLEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT MY WEBSITE AT  www.JohnXuna.com
 

Current (or most recent) Annual Base Salary:        $70,000-$80,000
Career Centers to Post Resume in:                            Computer: Software

 
 
 
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CLARIFICATIONS, follow
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REASON FOR WANTING TO LEAVE CURRENT EMPLOYER: -
bulletOverseas, the demand for coin-operated payphones is decreasing. Card-operated phones are becoming the norm.  Not all, but many of ITC's high-volume exportable-products focus on coin-operated phones.
bulletTo make matters worse, capital-spending in Telecom is way down all over the world.  In my current VP position compensation -for the most part- is based on commission.
bulletI operate from small office near Miami.  ITC's Software Development Team is in rural New London, MN.  I lived in St. Cloud, MN, when I worked up there.  I would like to avoid living on isolated, winter-frozen, rural towns.

PROFESSIONAL GOAL: -
bulletAssignments in Software Development (Java, Visual J++, Visual C++, JDBC , COM , or Client/Server Database projects -preferably ORACLE), either as full-time permanent employee or as  freelance developer under contract.
bulletI would also be open to a Plant Managerial positions, in Manufacturing of Telecommunications equipment, Testing, or Sales (International)  of electronic systems.
bulletDomestic travel shall not exceed 30% (International 15%).  However, long-term assignment overseas with family relocation ( wife and 3-year old daughter) could be of my interest (especially in Western Europe or Latin America).  I grew up in a fishing town.  I like Florida, and would try to stay in this State, however for the right opportunity I would relocate, preferably in Southern US, or anywhere on the East Coast, or on the Northwest Coast)
 
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PRESENT EMPLOYER: -
bulletI am currently 'Vice President of International Sales'.  My employer is ITC, Independent Technologies Inc. (Omaha, NE). We develop test-sets, systems and upgrades for coin-operated payphones (Berry Test Sets in New London, MN, and Wintel in Orlando, FL, are divisions of ITC).
bulletWorking for ITC as Director of Software, I developed for SPRINT during 1998-2000 an Oracle Client/Server application in Visual C++ and ODBC (it administers  50,000 payphone Contracts, and calculates Commissions due on 60,000 of Sprint's payphones).  It is called "C&C" (Contracts and Commissions).
bulletI have been three years with ITC.  Promoted to Vice President 13 months ago.
bulletITC's website is at www.IndependentTech.com.   Using MS FrontPage I have created for my company's International Operations a separate website linked to the previous one ( www.IndependenTEK.com ).  Please, feel free to visit both.

POLYGLOT: -
bullet In addition to English, I do speak Spanish (vernacular), Portuguese (semi-vernacular) and French (I lived in Paris).
bulletI am a US citizen (since 1976) who grew up in Northwestern Spain, very close to the Portugal border.
bulletMy Brazilian-born wife is an American Artist (oil on canvas, feel free to visit her online gallery -which I designed- at www.MonaXuna.com). She does her painting at home.  Therefore, she does not have problem with a -possible- relocation.
bulletOur daughter Alana would be 3 years old next Thanks Giving.  She does not go to school yet, making relocation easier.

GOOD ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: -
  1. BS degree in Electrical Engineering (MAGNA CUM LAUDE - University of Puerto Rico, MayagŁez)
  2. MS degree in Telecommunications (University of Colorado, Boulder).
  3. Master in Business Administration ( although pending final Board Exam ) -Inter American University, CagŁas, PR.
  4. In 1993 I started doctoral studies in Computer Sciences (Colorado State University, Fort Collins), and earned 16 credits towards the degree.

BUSINESS TRAVELER: -
bulletI have traveled extensively in Europe and the Middle East.
bulletEmbarked in several trips to Asia. 
bulletI have been in most Latin American countries.
 
EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND: -
Dedicated high-tech Engineer for two decades. In the past I have been:
bullet(8 years) Software Developer and Software Entrepreneur (Oracle, SQL, ODBC, Visual C++, C++, C, Basic, Cobol, SAS, Prolog). I founded two software ventures: Scientific Software (1980-1984), and Animal Science Software Int'l (1991-1994).
bullet(4 years) Director of International Operations for LodgeNet Entertainment Inc.  (a leader in pay-per-view and INTERACTIVE TELEVISION for the hospitality industry).  International Sales Manager (Europe, French Africa and the Middle East) for a multiplexer/modem manufacturer (Databit Inc).
bullet (6 years) Telecommunications Engineer (Radars and Avionics): Airborne Instruments Labs, and British Airways.
bullet(4 years) Production Manager (PCs and Storage Devices): StorageTEK and Columbia Data Products.
bullet (1 year) Professor of Computer Sciences: Inter American University and Ponce Institute of Technology.

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Sincerely           Juan :-)

    Juan Xuna    Stuart, FL 34997

"LEGACY WEBSITE": Will remain unaltered for the foreseeable future.

     Phn: (772) 324-1123       Fax: (561) 210-1370        Email: Xuna@MSN.com