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Eric Schaumburg

Tech Solutionist

Phone:

202.630.6256

Email:

Location:

Savannah, GA

Links:

A Bit About Me

I am a natural leader, communicator, and creative visionary, with tenure in several vertical industries. I’m the creator of Eventrio (acquired 2019), the sponsorship & event marketplace, working with C-levels of such notable clients as the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, National Association of Broadcasters, and DXC.Technology. I’ve also worked with major government and Fortune 500 companies such as GE Healthcare, Boeing, & the NSA. I founded 7pt5 Design, to help other entrepreneurs turn complex ideas into beautifully concise graphics & technologies.

 

I’m an “A player” that thrives on complex challenges and works well with others. As a constant student implementing a systems-thinking approach, I’ve driven growth and profitability with more than a dozen companies encompassing several industries. I’ve collaboratively lead global teams, have executed countless marketing & sales campaigns, and have an inherent strength in strategy, productization, branding, content creation, metrics and project management.

 

My empathetic approach helps me accurately gather and communicate user requirements and act as a perfect liaison between the technical teams and end users.

Please reach out if you'd like to partner on your next big thing.

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Work Experience

November 2023 - Present

April 2022 - September 2023

January 2021 - Present

November 2019 - April 2022

January 2018 - Present

October 2013 - November 2019

January 2011 - October 2013

August 2006 - December 2010

Chief Technical Officer, SelfTact
Led team for release of facial recognition application in Flutter/dart, utilizing Firebase, AWS Rekognition, MongoDB. Savannah, GA/San Francisco, CA

Application Developer, UXUI Lavabit

Designed & implemented proxy/VPN (available on Android/FDroid app marketplace), DIME secure email system SQL utilizing SSIS + ETL, XML, C#, Azure, PowerBI.

Savannah, GA/Austin, TX

Co-Founder, Investor HIDEME

Digital privacy devices & services,  (gov & civilian), designed custom mobile phone OS, cyber threat assessments, data scraping/removal.

C++, Java, Python, Node.js, XML, Azure

Kansas City, MO/Savannah, GA/Austin, TX

Sr. Technical Project Manager, Shepard

Team lead on implementing my acquired company (Eventrio, now bluEX) B2B event and sponsorship marketplace, UXUI design, new feature and product development, data strategy consulting. 

Atlanta, GA/Savannah, GA

Founder, 7pt5 Design+

Strategic consulting, design, branding, sales, development & marketing efforts for several emerging companies.

PS, Invision, Figma, Keynote, HTML/CSS, Adobe Creative Suite

Washington, D.C./Savannah, GA/Barcelona

CEO/Founder, Eventrio (acquired, 2019)

Event-centric SaaS market network; “the Amazon of the event industry.” $16M in processed sales in 2017. Clients: CONEXPO, DXC, NAB, Dell.

SCRUM master: development of automating complex exhibitor ordering & direct supplier interfacing. Patented technology. Series seed round raise: $1M.

Node.js, Meteor.js, React.js MongoDB, Heroku, AWS, NLP, PowerBI

Kansas City, KS/Washington, D.C.

Sr. Accounts/Project Mgr., ExhibitForce

Exhibitor & exhibit house enterprise software sales engineering. Notable clients: GE Healthcare, Covidien, L-3, Pfizer.

SQL, ASP.NET, Salesforce, Excel

Houston, TX

Account Executive - Vice President, TRAQIT Software

Development & exit of exhibitor SaaS management platform. $500k ARR.

Overland Park, KS

Rob Miller

founder of Avectra

Eric is an A player who works tirelessly...he is a skilled strategist and a natural at marketing, sales and product development. I’d partner with him again given the chance as he will always carry more than his weight.

Naif Ahmed

founder of Bridgeplex

Eric is exactly the kind of person I love working with: a wearer of many hats that gets things done. He has a knack for assessing the raw, underlying factors behind what drives success, and pairing that strategic thinking with blunt force work ethic. He is meticulous in assessing what needs to get done, what the risks are, what resources are required, what the people involved may perceive, and putting that all together in way that comes together beautifully.

Andrew Naudin

sr project manager, Charter

I was always taken by Eric's commitment to detail and genuine interest in providing solutions for our clients. He has an entrepreneurial approach to problem solving and works diligently to be one step ahead on things. I will say he's one of the most effective, creative people I've ever had the opportunity of working with.

Skillsets

a.k.a; Eric's résumé: the director's cut

Soft skills: enthusiastic, empathetic, team player, self-starter, organized, goes the extra mile, cares about details

Great in: product & project management, CTO/CPO roles, sales/marketing & team leads, user experience, strategic marketing, productization, finding market fit, events

Technical skills: Javascript, C++, SQL, HTML/CSS, XML, Flutter, Node.js, MongoDB, app development, digital privacy, pen testing/cyber security

Graphic skills: UXUI, presentation design, logos and branding, color and design theory

Systems & software skills: Jira, Trello Github, ERPs, Salesforce, Figma, Adobe Suite, Linux, Slack, Teams, AI, NLP and LLM

Education: graduated from the University of Kansas in 2006 with a degree in English, minor in socio-cultural anthropology. Self taught in tech since developing VB3 programs on AOL. Learned to be an electrician in my spare time. (Self ascribed philomath).

Find Me Online

Publications, Podcasts, Interviews & Select Design Works 

LinkedIn Profile

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Video Portfolio

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GitHub Profile

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EventTech Podcast

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Business Interviews

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Inc. Interview

Fun (Random) Facts

Certifications, Achievements & Groups

Certifications

• Security+ certified

• Dale Carnegie Sales Training

• Toastmasters Public Speaking

• Certified Trade Show Manager (CTSM) *partial

Achievements

• DECA State Winner

• Ewing M. Kauffman Young Entrepreneur Award

• State Rugby Champions x3

• Divisional Cycling Championship

Groups/Volunteering

• KU Buddhist Meditation Group 

• Mentors In The Lives of Kids (M.I.L.K.)

• Wayside Waifs Animal Rescue

• YMCA Prairie Village, KS

• KC BOTAR

• Arts In Prison Creative Writing Instructor

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