Press Release: Robert Lavigne (@RLavigne42) formalized today as Social Media Producer, Editor and Director at #TDGv Studios

#TDGv Studios

Press Release

#TDGv Studios is a Collaborative Digital Agency – Produced, Edited and Directed by @RLavigne42

Segments include:
#TDGv Collaboration
#TDGv Engage
#TDGv MuayThai
#TDGv Out4Milk
#TDGv YYZGTA
#TDGv Promo
#TDGv Live
#TDGv Agile
#TDGv Racing
#TDGv 101010
#TDGv Mosport
#TDGv VideoDeck

Robert Lavigne (@RLavigne42) formally announcing his engagement with #TDGv Studios as their Producer, Editor and Director for Social Media Creativity and Innovation.

Experience

 

Self-Employed; Management Consulting industry

December 2009 – Present (1 year 1 month)

This is my personal brand. Nice. Simple. Tweet-able. Tagged. Contextual. To the Point.

“Seasoned GenX Leader Capable of Leveraging the Technically Savvy GenY Knowledge Worker”

My personal brand is a clear indicator of both who I am and who I wish to mentor towards making an organizational shift leveraging the values of Enterprise 2.0, Agile Development, Transparency and Accountability, Collaboration and Engagement, and providing a cultural shift both within your organization and across yours customer base.

It only cost me 2 years and 10,000 hours worth of effort, research, networking, and financing!

Do you have 10,000 hours to waste?

No?

Then leverage my findings and social network, and engage with Robert Lavigne (@RLavigne42).

Robert has 1 recommendation (1 client) including:

 

Self-Employed; Management Consulting industry

December 2009 – Present (1 year 1 month)

#TDGv Studios is a Collaborative Digital Agency – Produced, Edited and Directed by@RLavigne42

Segments include:
#TDGv Collaboration
#TDGv Engage
#TDGv MuayThai
#TDGv Out4Milk
#TDGv YYZGTA
#TDGv Promo
#TDGv Live
#TDGv Agile
#TDGv Racing
#TDGv 101010
#TDGv Mosport
#TDGv VideoDeck

 

Self-Employed; Management Consulting industry

February 2009 – Present (1 year 11 months)

* Researching the fields of Enterprise 2.0, Social Media, Social CRM, and Personal Branding as a means of providing Real Corporate Value (RCV) for Small, Medium, and Enterprise-sized organizations

* Socially Networking within the ranks of thought leaders and analysts generating an oversight on emerging thoughts on business enablement via culture and technology innovation

* Successfully studied for and earned the Project Management Professional (PMP) accreditation on initial attempt

* Provided Tweet Round-Up Conference Coverage of LotusSphere 2010, DreamForce ’09, E20 Summit ’09, E20 Conference ’09, and Web2.0 Expo ’09 (among many others)

Network: 2000+ @RLavigne42 Followers, 16,000+ emergent tweets aggregated over 300 blog entries, 600+ LinkedIn connections with leading thought leaders and emergent minds

Budget: Priceless

Research Topics: Enterprise 2.0 (#E20), Social Media (#SocialMedia), Social CRM (#sCRM), Personal Branding (#Branding), Agile Development, and Leadership.

Robert has 2 recommendations (2 partners) including:

Robert Lavigne, PMP (@RLavigne42)

“Seasoned GenX Leader Capable of Leveraging the Technically Savvy GenY Knowledge Worker”

Current
Past
Education
  • Project Management Institute
  • Lakehead University
Recommendations
22 people have recommended Robert
Connections
500+ connections
Websites
Twitter
rlavigne42
Public Profile
http://ca.linkedin.com/in/rlavigne42

Personal Information

Phone:
416-704-0042 (mobile)
Address:
Physically: Toronto – Don Mills/Lawrence Area
Virtually: Everywhere
IM:
rlavigne42 (Skype)
Birthday:
November 19

Publications

  • #TDGv Collaboration

    • @RLavigne42 #TDGv
    • December 8, 2010

    Engage with Robert Lavigne (@RLavigne42) – Enterprise 2.0 Mentor and Leader at #TDGv

    This is my personal brand.

    “Seasoned GenX Leader Capable of Leveraging the Technically Savvy GenY Knowledge Worker”

    Nice. Simple. Tweet-able. Tagged. Contextual. To the Point.

    My personal brand is a clear indicator of both who I am and who I wish to mentor towards making an organizational shift leveraging the values of Enterprise 2.o, Agile Development, Transparency and Accountability, Collaboration and Engagement, and providing a cultural shift both within your organization and across your customer base.

    It only cost me two years and 10,000 hours worth of effort, research, networking, and financing!

    Do you have 10,000 hours to waste or money to burn?

    No?

    Then leverage my findings and social network, and engage with Robert Lavigne (@RLavigne42).  less

  • #TDGv Racing

    • @RLavigne42 #TDGv
    • May 24, 2010

    Welcome to the editing room of #TDGv Racing. You can watch the documentary evolve here. From its rough outlines through its rough designs through its rough times, it is always hard to rhyme reason.

  • #TDGv Studios

    • @RLavigne42 #TDGv
    • July 19, 2010
  • Collaboration in the Social Era with Robert Lavigne

    • @RLavigne42
    • August 18, 2010

    The August 2010 interview is a Spot On Collaboration with Robert Lavigne, PMP (@RLavigne42).

    Robert Lavigne has been researching and networking in the fields of Enterprise 2.0, Social Media, Social CRM and Personal Branding to compliment his existing Agile Development and Leadership experience. Robert is your expert for how this evolutionary knowledge furthers the delivery of Real Corporate… more

  • The Three Gears of Enterprise Social Media Adoption

    • @RLavigne42
    • September 16, 2010

    “Only through engaging using a Third Gear philosophy will you achieve the real value proposition that Social Media can deliver. Whether it is within your organization using Enterprise 2.0, or outside of your organization using Social CRM, your mindset and attitude in using the tools will determine your success or failure and not the tools themselves.” ~@RLavigne42

  • Brand Conversation with Robert Lavigne

    • @RLavigne42
    • October 19, 2010

    “By becoming a transparent organization that engages in Social Media, your employees and clients are not only the conduit of such stories, but the storytellers themselves.” ~@RLavigne42

    “Each layer of my social network provides an added level of credibility to the personal brand I am promoting and an opportunity for others to relate it to their own social network.” ~@RLavigne42

  • #TDGv Agile

    • @RLavigne42 #TDGv
    • October 20, 2010

    #TDGv Segment featuring the Agile Tour ’10 Toronto Conference (#ATT10) and other #Agile insights.

    “40min into his keynote and Martin Fowler loses it much to the laughter of the audience #att10 bad code gets you an express ticket to hell” ~@RLavigne42

Summary

Robert Lavigne is currently available for hire to assist you in formulating your Enterprise 2.0 strategy and corporate integration.

Robert Lavigne, PMP (@RLavigne42) has acquired over 20 years of business-enablement via technological innovation. During these years, he has contributed to over 60 major projects and 15 commercialized products in both Startup and Enterprise organizations.

Rob is passionate about growing businesses via the enablement of new technologies and innovative approaches.

Robert has headed numerous mission critical software development departments with multi-million dollar budgets. He has been accountable for systems responsible for the payment of millions of monthly payrolls. Systems under his care have calculated the market-driving audience metrics for both the TV and Radio industry in Canada.

Robert has been responsible for products that have evolved from the “Paper Napkin” stage through to Tier-1 implementation at major Telecommunication Providers.

Robert Lavigne has been recently researching and networking in the fields of Enterprise 2.0, Social Media, Social CRM and Personal Branding to compliment his existing Agile Development and Leadership experience.

This evolutionary knowledge furthers the delivery of Real Corporate Value (RCV). The use of modern social networking tools and related mindsets fully engages business relationships and departmental convergence.

Rob subscribes to the need for further contextualization of accessible content to achieve real returns in the field of Competitive Intelligence and Business Innovation.

Specialties

* Enterprise 2.0, Social Media, Social CRM & Branding
* Agile, SCRUM, PMBOK & RAD Methodologies
* SaaS, SOA, .NET, JAVA & N-Tier Architectures
* Networking, Staffing, Team Building & Mentoring
* Strategic Planning, Innovation & Cost Savings
* Product Management, Sales & Marketing Support
* Win-Win Negotiations, Partnerships & Prioritization
* Project Management Professional (PMP)
* Honours Bachelor of Commerce (MIS)
* Bilingual: English (fluent), French (spoken)

Recommendations For Robert

Enterprise 2.0 Mentor and Leader

The Digital Grapevine (#TDGv) (Self-employed)

Top qualities: Personable, Expert, Good Value September 21, 2010

Allen Small
hired Robert as a IT Consultant in 2010

Enterprise 2.0, Social Media, Social CRM and Personal Branding Micro-Blogger and Researcher

The @RLavigne42 Tweet Round-Up (Self-employed)

“Robert’s numerous years of experience as an enterprise IT director and leader, coupled with his unparalleled passion for Enterprise 2.0, Social Media and Enterprise Knowledge “ROI vehicles” make him a great asset to any organization which is poised for explosive growth in the near future!” May 28, 2010

Igor Abramovitch, ITCP, ITILDirector, Technology Services, Robert Half Technology
was with another company when working with Robert at The @RLavigne42 Tweet Round-Up

“Robert is providing a useful service doing research into enterprise 2.0 and sharing his results through Twitter. His selections show a sound understanding of the issues and are appreciated.” December 18, 2009

Bill IvesConsultant/Writer, Self-employed
was with another company when working with Robert at The @RLavigne42 Tweet Round-Up

Director, Applications Development

BBM Canada

“I had the pleasure of working with Rob during my tenure with BBM Canada. Rob hired me to put up an enterprise level application framework using service oriented architecture. I am amazed with the quality of knowledge Rob posses as application development director. His vision and friendly management skills always made me feel at ease. I’d recommend Rob for application director level position without a any hesitation. I’m always looking forward to work with him in near future.” February 11, 2009

Asif Sayed.NET Solution Architect, BBM Canada
reported to Robert at BBM Canada

“Robert’s Application Development team has accomplished many great projects for Operations at BBM. During his stay Robert implemented many processes that made his Department visible, accountable and numerous successful partnerships and realizations were developped because of his great insight and commitment.” January 19, 2009

Michel LamondeDirector, Meter Operations, BBM Canada
worked with Robert at BBM Canada

“It was a pleasure working for Robert.
I was always amazed by his ability to excel in managing so many different multiple projects, motivate by his own example so many people.
He is a rare combination of the person, who quickly understands the business needs, who at the same time is a bright and aggressive manager and technically competent specialist, proposing the best plans and generating the best ideas, and who at the same time was always warm and interesting co-worker.

I would strongly recommend Robert as a director or manager and colleague.” January 17, 2009

Yuri KryzhanovskiSenior Software Developer, BBM Canada
reported to Robert at BBM Canada

“Rob was instrumental in turning a disfunctional, disconnected and difficult to deal with department into one that was effective, organized and much more receptive to business needs. He is a very committed, dedicated and engaged individual who is a also an able communicator. He is a great ‘translator’ between technical and client-facing staff, and learns quickly. As a significant internal client of Rob’s department, I know that our company has benefitted greatly from Rob’s personal involvement and also from the improvements that he made to the department as a whole.” December 19, 2008

David PhillipsVice President, BBM Analytics
worked with Robert at BBM Canada

“Robert is a great manager moving quickly to identify issues both technical and personal that affect the teams he manages and resolves them. Using his management skills and technical knowledge he can mentor, guide and instruct, a rare but highly desirable combination.” September 3, 2008

Mark AshfordOwner, Mark A. Ashford Consulting Inc.
reported to Robert at BBM Canada

Manager, Application Development

Accruent

“It was a pleasure working with Robert in Accruent Inc. He was my direct supervisor. He took our development process to the next level by introducing agile methodology, which benefit the company with quicker development cycle and better software quality.” February 11, 2009

David XieSoftware Developer, Accruent
reported to Robert at Accruent

“Robert introduced Agile to development team at Accruent. He was instrumental in mentoring the team and getting everyone on board to adapt to the methodology.

It was a pleasure working with Robert at Accruent and I was impressed with his dedication, perseverence and passion for technology.” January 7, 2009

Sanjay PaisDevelopment Lead, Resolver
reported to Robert at Accruent

Development Manager

ADP Canada

“I worked with Rob while consulting at ADP, helping his team and other teams in his division adopt Agile software development methods. Rob was a vocal advocate for Agile processes and was instrumental in helping his team innovate and improve their ways of working.”February 16, 2009

Owen RogersConsultant, ThoughtWorks
worked indirectly for Robert at ADP Canada

Team Strategist

Compass360/Racing

“Rob was an integral part of the genesis of Compass360 Racing in Grand-Am. As part of our three-person start-up, he worked with our then-Crew Chief on team logistics, crew travel and per diems, and helped organize components of our one-car effort, including traveling to every race and leading the crew.

More recently, Rob created a detailed written account of not only his experiences during that first year, but also a look at the years between then and our rise to become one of the top teams in our NASCAR-owned series, including chronicling our 2009 triple-crown championship. He has also written extensively about issues and solutions for firms using Enterprise 2.0 strategies.” December 18, 2009

Karl ThomsonManaging Partner, Compass360
managed Robert at Compass360/Racing

Director, Research and Development

NTG Clarity / Metaplus

“I had the pleasure to work with Rob at MetaPlus and NTG Clarity. Rob is a highly skilled manager with both passion and focus. He led us successfully through multiple projects based on Smart2Go.” March 24, 2009

Anthony ZhangSenior Software Developer / Designer, NTG Clarity Networks Inc
reported to Robert at NTG Clarity / Metaplus

“Robert managed the R&D team to deliver e-business product offerings to the telecommunications market. Robert delivered to Bell Canada, Rogers Wireless, and other telecom carriers various solutions, ranging from e-business, mobile applications, and customer self serve.” March 4, 2009

Ming HanManaging Partner, MetaPlus
managed Robert at NTG Clarity / Metaplus

“Robert is a very organized and good vision manager, he can manage the project in a very tight way and he is also very nice to all of his team member.” February 18, 2009

Li Fusenior programmer, NTG Clarity
reported to Robert at NTG Clarity / Metaplus

“I worked with Rob to implement an automated order and provisioning system to handle video feeds throughout Canada. The solution was the first ever built in Canada and was used as base board for other telecoms. The solution is still in use today and is used in most new broadcasts in Canada.
Rob was the PM on the NTG side and had to deal with often changing requirements and clients that were not open to sharing information. He never lost his cool and his team delivered a great product.” February 13, 2009

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Good Value

Stephen Luckett
hired Robert as a IT Consultant in 2001

Engineering Manager

Daleen Technologies

“I have the utmost respect for Rob as he is a shining example of a software development professional who has achieved balance between being a strong leader and a skilled technologist. We were peer managers during our time with Daleen Technologies and worked closely on a project for a strategic client account. During this time I was fortunate enough witness first hand how effective Rob could be as the leader of a product development team. More than just a manager, Rob is able to become involved with the details of the technical challenges which face the team, as needed, as well as maintain a level of objectivity in order to keep the team’s efforts in perspective with the needs of the customer and the objectives of the business. Rob would be a definite asset to any software product development organization.” July 23, 2009

Dale Simpson, CSMSenior Engineering Manager, Daleen Technologies
worked with Robert at Daleen Technologies

“Robert reported to me as the Engineering Manager of a software development/architecture/test/technical writing team. He brought his experience in managing large technical teams and assisted me with managing our growth from 6 to a staff of approx 90 technical resources. Robert was a solid influencer and used this trait well to collaborate with, mentor and manage our technical teams while paying keen attention to the end objectives, deliverables, timelines and budget. Robert also worked very well with his peer engineering managers and played a key role in bringing our commercial product to the market within 8 months. I would be happy to endorse and recommend Robert for a role in this capacity.” April 3, 2009

Farid KassamDirector, Product Development, Daleen Technologies Inc.
managed Robert at Daleen Technologies

“I enjoyed working with Rob very much during a short time at Daleen Technologies Inc. He is a personable, motivated manager who easily earned the trust and respect of his team members.” February 2, 2009

Rob MusilDeveloper Lead, Daleen Technologies
reported to Robert at Daleen Technologies

Application Development Manager

Mediconsult

“Robert delivered great value for the Prozac website by aligning members of the team. He managed that delivery in a hectic environment. This was a difficult project pioneering of the web at the time. With lots of unknown, unusual budget, time line and management constraints, Robert did a good job for Mediconsult.” March 25, 2009

Jean-Louis EcochardPresident of Physicians’ Online & CIO Mediconsult, Mediconsult
managed Robert indirectly at Mediconsult

“I worked for Robert at Mediconsult. I always remember the time when he led a development team to successfully build the web sites for Mediconsult, Eli Lilly and other companies. Robert is a highly skilled manager and the kind of person you always want to work with. I was impressed with his knowledge, his enthusiasm, and his ability to deliver projects as well his care about his team members.” February 13, 2009

Wei LiuSenior Database Architect, Mediconsult.com
reported to Robert at Mediconsult

Systems Engineer

Electronic Data Systems

“Robert is a dedicated and hardworking individual. He performed excellent work at EDS in the GM Finance Account in Oshawa. Robert took on many tasks over and above his normal daily duties. His work ethic is second to none and he would be a valuable asset to any company.” February 12, 2009

Brian HigginsAdvanced Systems Engineer, Electronic Data Systems
managed Robert indirectly at Electronic Data Systems

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