Micro Focus, Sunnyvale, CA.
1991 - 2003
Micro Focus is a leading provider of development software for the COBOL industry. They are committed to taking COBOL into the future by providing software to companies allowing them to embrace new technologies, like Java, .NET and WEB services, while maintaining their vast stores of reusable COBOL assets.
Senior Technical Instructor, Paramus, NJ
  • Developed and implemented Micro Focus' Third Thursday E-Learning webcasts (WebEx), which provided free web-based training for customers. As the Lead Instructor determined session topics, wrote teasers for the website and marketing, and developed and presented the majority of sessions to a worldwide audience. Sessions consisted of an overview presentation, live demo and question and answer period.
  • Developed the current training courseware for Net Express, an integrated development environment for COBOL applications and Micro Focus' most popular product, and for Dialog System, a Windows Client Server development environment improving the quality, content and duration of the previous courseware allowing the company to enjoy substantial revenue gains.
  • Provided internal training to new hire trainers regarding products and courseware; product training to the sales and support staff.
Technical Instructor, Paramus, NJ
  • Conducted on-site and public training courses nationally and internationally on Micro Focus products including Net Express COBOL IDE, Net Express Web development, Net Express - Dialog System Windows Client Server development, Mainframe Express including options for XDB, CICS and IMS, Revolve Application Analysis, and Server Express for UNIX platforms.
  • Developed and conducted hands-on training sessions at conferences and seminars.
  • Engaged in beta testing of new products, steering committees and validation of product documentation and demos.