KEITH DRAGON

Denver, CO

Successful CEO and sought after consultant ready to leverage extensive background in leadership, technology and organization effectiveness into a new organization. Targeting an energetic and stellar executive team to springboard growth through a vision of technology.

SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS

Increased gross revenue from $300K to $1.3M in 3 years
  Created 4 new revenue sources within 12 months
  Maintained a billable staff utilization of 75%+ for 8 years
  Obtained multi-national clients
  Managed up to 20 direct reports
  Maintained a 40% minority staff balance for 8+ years
  Created a bootstrapped niche company

WORK EXPERIENCE

The Dragon Company, LLC | Principal
2016 to Present

Consultant and contracting to build comprehensive solutions to optimize business through identifying the core issues impacting a company. Part of Keith's role is to identify key project management issues that need to be partnered with strategic planning to deploy to an overall organization. Keith's approach doesn’t happen in a silo, he uses over 25 years of knowledge, skills and experience to ensure an inclusive process with a sustainable outcome.

DragonDev | Founder & CEO
1998 to 2016

Devised technology solutions around complex business challenges for multinational companies while managing all facets of a small business. Forged long-term relationships over two decades in the wireless telecommunications industry, including partnerships with nationally known companies such as Sprint, and T-Mobile. Built a company with a talented team over two decades, while retaining a proficiency in several languages, including, HTML5, CSS3, C#, VB.NET and SQL.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Young & Associates
1997 - 1999 | Market Director

Koll Telecommunications
1996 - 1997 | Site Development Manager

Capital Land Services
1997 | Site Development Manager

Sprint
1996 | Project Manager

Whalen & Company
1994 - 1996 | Project Manager

 

 

 

Responsible for the build out of networks throughout the US for wireless telecommunication companies such as Sprint, T-Mobile, Nextel, Etc.

Responsibilities include:
- Budget Management
- Staff Recruiting
- Engineering Management
- Real Estate Management
- Contract Negotiations
- Project Management

SKILLS

Bootstrap / Startup Founder
Visionary Thinker
Strategic Business Growth Leader
Staff Development
Mentoring Leader
Budget / P&L Management
Business Development
Curator of Strategic Partnerships
Creator of Performance & Quality Standards
Human Capital Recruiting
Contract Negotiator
Public Speaker

OTHER CREDENTIALS

CU LEEDS School of Business Mentor
Spark Boulder Mentor
Vistage International Member
Association for Corporate Growth Member
BizWest Top Fastest Growing Companies 2007 | DragonDev
BizWest Top Fastest Growing Companies 2009 | DragonDev

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

TEDx Boulder Sponsor
Boulder Startup Week Sponsor
Boulder Startup Week Presenter
Denver Startup Week Sponsor
Spark Boulder Sponsor
SWE CU Sponsor
Naturally Boulder Sponsor
Boulder History Museum Sponsor
SBA Denver Speaker

EDUCATION

University Of Vermont 1991
Bachelor of Arts | Psychology

OTHER EDUCATION:
- MSCE Training
- Crystal Reporting Certification
- Sharepoint Certification

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INTERESTS & HOBBIES

Travel - Cooking - Coding - Fly Fishing -  Hiking - Road Biking
Snow Shoeing - Movies - Theater - Music - Beer - Wine
Food - Camping - Dogs

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RESUME

CHARACTER | VISION | COMMITMENT

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