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ROBERT J. GORDON - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST, 1996-1998, U.S. Peace Corps, Costa Rica
ROBERT J. GORDON 1839 Loring Place Bronx, New York 10453 Telephone 718-299-0539 firstname.lastname@example.org www.grupotropix.com/rjg
PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER 1998-2000 Grupo Empresarial Tropix, S.A. (www.grupotropix.com) Costa Rica, Central America Founded and managed all operating activities of a web development and marketing firm in Latin America. Created the Costa Rica Banner Exchange (www.latinmetro.com/cr), an advertising network delivering over 10,000 banner ad impressions per month on a network of 3 regional portals. Sold web banner advertising on the Costa Rica Banner Exchange. Designed, developed and sold sub-domains for www.southerncostarica.com and www.caribbeancostarica.com, two regional web portals that include searchable hotel databases, frequently updated content, e-commerce, advertising and a Yahoo!TM-style links directory. Created and managed an independent sales representative network dedicated to selling web pages and banner advertising in the Southern and Caribbean regions of Costa Rica. Managed the offline promotion and search engine submission for over 50 websites. Managed two employees: one a commissioned salesperson and the other a web designer plus five to seven outside contractors (programmer, graphic artist, translators, accountants and lawyers) Learned, installed and modified CGI (Common Gateway Interface) programs for databases and ad serving. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST 1996-1998 U.S. Peace Corps Costa Rica, Central America Led the formation of a Southern Costa Rica Ecotourist Guide Association. Organized and executed national marketing campaign for the local Chamber of Tourism. Managed a non-profit foundation, Fundación Noe, dedicated to environmental education. FUTURES AND OPTIONS TRADER 1992-1995 British Petroleum (now BP Amoco) Cleveland, OH Managed hedge execution activities for internal clients (product sales, derivatives groups and refineries) using New York Mercantile Exchange Futures and Options contracts and International Petroleum Exchange (London) contracts. Published a daily report analyzing the price action of futures contracts and recommended trading strategies. Managed all relations with floor brokers including pricing and execution performance. COMMERCIAL ANALYST 1991-1992 British Petroleum (now BP Amoco) Cleveland, OH Prepared projections of worldwide crude oil and refined product supply and demand for use in long-term production planning and in the development of short-term trading strategies. MARKETING STRATEGY ANALYST 1987-1989 The Yankelovich Group Westport, CT Managed marketing research projects for corporate clients including: Clorox, Marubeni, American Express and Revco Drug Stores. Designed questionnaires, managed data collection process and prepared findings and recommendations reports for over 10 studies including product test markets, strategic marketing consulting projects and the Yankelovich Monitor - an annual study of consumer social values.
THE DARDEN GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Charlottesville, Virginia 1987-1989 Masters of Business Administration in General Management. DARTMOUTH COLLEGE Hanover, New Hampshire 1982-1986 Bachelor's Degree in Economics with a minor in Computer Science.
Publication: El Financiero Date: January 12-18 1998 Opinión entitled:"Mercado de valores y alta tecnología"
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