Mike B

Project Manager in San Francisco, California

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Experienced, multitask-oriented and highly motivated executive with 25 years of experience in broadcasting, media and gaming industry with a focus on Software Quality Assurance, French Localization and management. SKILLS: • Fluent in English and French • Ability to lead and own projects • Team player with excellent people, leadership and client relationship skills • Contract negotiation / review / drafting • Vendor management • Strategic planning • Creative thinker • Proficient with MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint • Complex problem solving and Strong analytical skills • Results-oriented • Bug Tracking Systems: JIRA, Radar • Excellent consultative capabilities Black Box testing, pre-alpha, alpha, beta and GM testing, exploratory testing, usability testing, functional testing, performance testing, test documentation, test case and French localization testing. CORE ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Marketing/Promotions: • 28 major marketing campaigns, which led to a #1 ranking in Canada and increased 25-54 market shares and revenues. Operations/Communication Management: • Managed Promotion, Marketing and Programming Department (Over 45 employees) • Handled all functions related to Public and Media relations. Executive/Producer: • Gold Record Holder as an Executive Producer. • License Agreement with Sony-BMG. • 2 Rock albums of the year "ADISQ" (French Canadian Grammy Awards). Marketing Consultant: • 24 music placements on major broadcasters such as CBS, FOX, NBC, ABC, The CW, USA, E! and MTV. • Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) Radio Gold Ribbon "Best Comedy Show in Canada" for “The Masked Avengers”.

  • Work
    • Apple
  • Education
    • Le Petit Séminaire de Québec
    • University of Pennsylvania
    • McGill University