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Here are some featured accomplishments from my professional career up to now:

• Technical project management in a multi-year, multi-vendor strategic project to implement an information system to capture, search, browse, mine, and protect data and knowledge to advance materials R&D at a major chemical company. Created technical specifications, managed vendor activities, tested software configuration and customization, contributed to system architecture design. Responsibility for project streams for chemical registration, search&browse.
• Chemistry Platform Migration project: Helped define the next generation cheminformatics platform for a top-10 pharma company: Analyzed business needs, workflows and use cases, contributed to RFI/RFP and vendor selection. Evaluated solutions. Key interactor with user representatives.
• Provided major contributions to the implementation of a large reaction knowledge system, combining internal current and legacy ELN data with external synthesis knowledge. Defined requirements and data standardization. Evaluated and tested application, QA'ed data migration. Managed user group.
• Helped a major company design and build a material selection solution. Contributing expertise in cheminformatics, chemical data management, chemistry data integration, chemical representation. Chemical data quality assurance.
• Performed study for replacing a legacy in-house chemical registration system with a commercial solution: As-Is and To-Be analysis, user requirements specification.
• Implemented the chemical inventory management system for the four European research sites of a top-10 global pharmaceutical corporation.
• Managed the implementation of the biological data management system for a mid-sized biotech company and migrated legacy data.
• Implemented a comprehensive software solution for combinatorial chemistry, library design, and synthesis robotics interfacing at a large pharmaceutical company.

• Developed online self-training material for a custom drug design and idea generation software suite for medicinal chemists for a top-10 pharma company.
• Provided tailored application training for a chemical reference database to seven of the top-10 global pharmaceutical companies, six of the major European chemical and fine chemicals companies, and to numerous smaller organizations.
• Trained end users and system administrators on MDL ISIS and on a range of other chemical and scientific applications.

Miscellaneous activities
• Validated and documented user feedback to the development organization. Pressure-tested software from the user perspective and raised hundreds of software issues and suggestions to enhance user experience.
• Long-term dedicated technical key contact for the corporate chemical compound database administrator at a top-10 global pharmaceutical company.
• Administered the cheminformatics system of a European biotech company on-site and via remote access.
• Resolved over 2000 support inquiries from customers, ranging from simple usage questions via installation problems to complex business-critical software failures.