Rik Dryfoos began his IT career in new media at Ben & Jerry's, becoming one of the first developers using Apple's QuickTime. After developme... Read More
Agile Coach at GE
San Ramon, CA 94583
As a coach at the GE Global Research Center's new Software Center of Excellence in San Ramon, Dryfoos is helping teams building the next generation industrial internet to work in a modern agile cadence.
Product Owner at GE Healthcare
South Burlington, VT 05403
June 2010-July 2012
• Responsible for representing the customer install base through effective product planning. • Work directly with engineering, services team, and customers to analyze issues and plan and execute the product roadmap. • Resolve issues and drive continued product enhancements
Engineering Manager, Development at Didit.com
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
September 2008-May 2010
I was hired to continue guiding the dev team in an agile transformation that was initiated by the Vice President of Technology. I continued my professional development by becoming involved with product planning. I worked with members of the executive team on development of a roadmap, and then management and implementation of innovative new products.
Technology Director at SuperNova Productions
New York, NY 10011
January 2008-September 2008
I was brought in as the Technology Director at SuperNova Productions for both my knowledge and to help shape a department that needed mentoring and direction. Shortly after coming aboard, SuperNova restructured and I was asked to lay off most of the IT staff. After realigning the department, I worked with an outsourced and freelance team.
Software Development Manager at Bear Code
Montpelier, VT 05602
August 2004-January 2008
I was hired as a manager and minor partner to structure an ad-hoc development environment. I managed developers locally and offshore in the firm’s Moscow office. My responsibilities ranged from reading RFPs and writing proposals to working with clients on functional specifications and managing projects through development, delivery and maintenance.
Web Development Manager at Signal Advertising
Montpelier, VT 05602
August 2000-August 2004
I was hired to serve as a Primary Point of Contact between selected clients and the Signal Team. I helped spec out and implement Signal’s custom built Content Management System. I contributed to web production, design, graphics and code as needed for higher profile websites including but not limited to; * WangCenter.org - Citi Performing Arts Center - Boston, Mass. * Daylight.com - Daylight Chemical Eng. - Santa Fe, NM * CabotCheese.com - The Cabot Creamery, Montpelier, VT * LastMileConnections.com - Last Mile Connections, NYC * BCBSVT.com - Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Vermont
Oracle Media Objects & Web Programmer at ForestWorld.com
Burlington, VT 05401
May 1999-January 2000
I was hired to assist in maintaining and extending the company's web site and premier product, Woods of the World. It was written in SuperCard and Oracle Media Objects, somewhat obscure X-Talk systems, similar to Apple's HyperCard. This product was available on CD and online at the web site by way of a CGI for SuperCard.
Multimedia Programmer Analyst at Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
Sout Burlington, VT 05403
May 1989-February 1998
I co-created the first application to use Apple's QuickTime - an interactive touch screen kiosk that allowed factory visitors to explore close-up video of the ice cream production process. I demonstrated the system with Apple CEO John Sculley at his MacWorld Expo keynote in San Francisco, January 1992. I went on to create trainings and presentations for in-house use. I worked with members of the Marketing and Information Services Groups, pioneering the use of digital media.
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Agile Coach at GE Global Research's Software Center - Interested in Lean, Agile, Testing, Craftsmanship and Snowboarding.
San Ramon, CA
GE Software Technology Conference @unclebobmartin Keynote "I'm your new CTO" Awesome #GEsoftware http://t.co/1EoFVElwAo - about 7 hours ago
Anyone near Danville CA need a playset? http://t.co/0r7yN8QVB0 - 2 months ago
It's a jungle in here. http://t.co/GDRg6qV1 - 3 months ago
Confession: I drew pics of toys on cards so my daughter could prioritize her wish list for her fifth birthday. http://t.co/Jd64am8Z - 3 months ago
Phase of the day: Collaborative Sense-Making. Thanks @lukehohmann #igsummit - 4 months ago