• Skills

  • A polymath (also known as a polyhistor)

  • * Process Engineering experience in virtually every Canadian vertical market with particular focus on their requirement acquisition and management process.

  • * Business Analyst with focus on End-User products/interfaces/ ergonomics, again in multiple verticals, strongest experience in: financial institutions, IT companies, military & aerospace companies.

  • * Systems analyst multi-platform system design & programming, multi-language system integration, strongest in: User interfaces, End User ergonomics. Significant mid office or multi-system integration.

  • * Skilled Educator/Trainer, having taught all levels of staff including C-level executives, management, and front line technical staff. Outside of IT with, multiple age groups, and multiple subjects/disciplines.

  • * SME (subject matter Expert) in numerous technologies: use of; implementation of; integration of; training for; ROI to acquire; POC (proof of concept).

  • * Accomplished Negotiator: In both the sales aspects as well as legal aspects, having closed numerous profitable deals (some listed below in accomplishment).

Skills by sector:


  • A founder at Horizon Technologies Ltd (HTL), with a staff of up to five at HTL, Profitable for all 5 years that I operated it

  • Founder at “Look on the Web” (LOTW), 3 staff +3 contractors at LOTW

  • Two International management projects that involved European firms. These project management assignments were complex and convoluted for many reasons, including language and geography. The roles included C-Level work as well as management of technical staff and numerous issues.

  • The team lead, at a number of established companies.


  • Pivotal role in the start-up of corporate sales in Canada with three USA based companies.

  • Develop & execute sales & marketing plan for $2M/yr company

  • During sales focused years there were a number of large deals, key players, including C-Level sales, where my role was pivotal in closing.

  • Awards for: fastest deal, top sales team, best cross-sale deal, selected as mentor to new staff, plus

Development, Consulting & Technical:

  • Over 10 years experience in software development

  • Multiple languages: C, C++, Java, ASP, SQL, HTML, X-Base, Prolog, plus others

  • Multiple OS: All Windows versions, OS/2, Unix (at least 4 version types), Linux

  • Many hardware platforms: IBM mainframes, DEC minis, Unisys, Sequent (multi-CPU), Every PC type

  • Acquired business which spanned from RFP to post production maintenance, completely; as well as parts, therein

  • Client sizes ranging from small professional offices to Banks and Utilities. In general, these firms required a complete sales cycle, business/process analysis, followed by the complete development cycle. The work was completed by my staff and/or myself

  • Technical activities included: process methodology, automation, requirements analysis, developer tools, code development and architecture, at object level thru to memory/register level. Load & stress testing, in client/server environments (TCP/IP, HTML, Sockets, ODBC, Oracle SQL*net, Sybase DB-lib or CT-lib, RPC). Client/Server system design, multi-platform system design & programming, multi-language system integration, QA processes & procedures, configuration management systems (CM), object oriented design & programming, database analysis, design and management, technical training & education.

  • Website design & implementation, including staffing and managing and at times, rolling up sleeves and participating directly

Continued for Mr Schwilgin details
• Projects
• Professional History
• Education

  -- Charles Mingus ::

“Anyone can make the simple complicated. Creativity is making the complicated simple.”


  -- Henry Ford ::

“ Quality means doing it right when no one is looking. ”


  -- George Bernard Shaw ::

“ The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. ”


  -- Harry Truman 33rd US President ::

“In reading about the lives of great men I found that the 1st victory they won was over themselves.Self-discipline with all of them came first.”

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