Sean Dreilinger

Sean Dreilinger

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MLIS Specializing in Information Systems and Access. Graduate School of Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. 1994
BA Visual Arts--Media. Muir College, University of California, San Diego. 1992
Sierra Institute Cultural Geography of the Sierra. University of California, Santa Cruz 1990
Vice President, Engineering and Customer Service, SavvySearch Limited
Founding member of critically acclaimed metasearch company. Contributions in the areas of web server (apache) optimization and unix (linux) kernel tuning for improved performance, traffic handling, reliability, security, and portability through quality assurance, configuration management and version control (CVS). Customer care: virtual focus groups, community outreach, managing feedback cycle. SavvySearch is a high availability, high volume public information service. 1998-present
Director, Research and Intelligence. Inter@ctivate Consulting Group, Del Mar, California
Founding member of this small (5 employee) interactive agency with 1998 revenue approaching $1 million. High profile Inter@ctivate clients include the San Diego Padres and San Diego Zoo. My role includes the research and analysis of client industries to discern Internet trends, gather competitive intelligence, recognize opportunities, and recommend action. Systems analysis & design, software evaluation and prototyping for Internet, intranet and extranet applications, processes for improved web-development and hosting. Develop and test strategies for ethical marketing of products and services on the Internet. 1996-1998
Managing Partner and Director of Internet Services, Kensho, LLC
Founded Kensho to ``Bring knowledge to the information age in a flash.'' Built business around three core competencies--information literacy, electronic marketing, and competitive intelligence on the Internet. 1995-1997
Director of Internet Services, World Information Networks
Developed web-based conference services. Administered two production Internet servers, created Internet interfaces to peer-reviewed journal and annual medical conference, supported remote customers, researchers, and listserv members. 1995-96
Academic Computing Specialist (Programmer/Analyst-II), U.C. San Diego
Responsible for a diverse departmental network serving 250 local and remote users and 120 machines. Established three web servers. Initiated a large-scale network redesign, bandwidth expansion, and a departmental help-desk. Instructed faculty, students, and staff in networked information literacy. Supervised two level P/A-I programmers. 1994-95 1994-95
Information Skills Instructor (Upward Bound Program), U.C. San Diego
Taught library and information skills to three daily classes at U.C. San Diego. Hands-on instruction included: world wide web (www), electronic mail, Usenet news, gopher, searching MELVYL, veronica, WAIS, and FTP. Designed curriculum & published instructional materials (both print and online) and exams. Supervised teaching assistant and tutor. Summer 1994
Photographer, Library Services to Young Adults, American Library Association
Artist and Tutor, Information Tools for Young Scientists Institute, U.C. Los Angeles
Professional Internship, GSLIS, U.C. Los Angeles
Developed ``LIS.EDU.TECH.DAY,'' an event to introduce IT educators to instructional technology solutions. Involved in network planning, design and purchasing. Spring 1994
Interface Artist, SEED Science Technology Library Catalog Project
Computer Lab Consultant/Library Assistant GSLIS, U.C. Los Angeles
Helped faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates find Information and understand the process. Aided in administration of the school's LAN and library. Taught hands-on seminars in computer skills and Internet surfing. Developed "User Notes" documentation. Answered in-person and electronic reference questions. 1993-94
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Information Access, GSLIS, U.C. Los Angeles
Helped design and deliver an introduction to academic libraries and electronic information resources. 1993
Speaking & Writing
Invited speaker at conferences and classes in London, Washington DC, Dallas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego for a variety of information technology topics and audiences. Chapter Author: Linux Installation & Getting Started published by SSC (1996 and 1999).
Graduation Speaker, UCLA GSLIS. Department of Education Academic Scholarship 1992-93. Student Governing Board of UCLA GSLIS. Muir College Provost's Honor List. Hunt Foundation Grant for television production during the Gulf War. U.S. Grant. High School: Valedictorian, CSF, Honor Roll.
Karate (Team Kata): Pan American Games: 3rd Place, Puerto Rico, 1993. ITKF World Championships: 4th Place, Lima, Peru, 1990. AAKF National Championships: 1st Place, 1994, 1988. High School: Varsity Cross Country and Track Letters.
Photography featured in John Muir College 25th Anniversary Calendar, 1992. John Muir College Week Poster: 1989, 1992. Original music featured on San Diego 91X radio program "Loudspeaker: Listen to This!"

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