The Solutions Consulting Group, SDL Global
- San Francisco, California (San Francisco Bay Area)
- Computer Software
Adam Ecker's Overview
- Sales Engineer ('08 - '11) & Senior Technologist ('09 -'11) at Autonomy
- Product Manager at Small World Labs
- Founder at Gradify.com
- Cognitive Science Consultant at Zeo, Inc.
- Brown University
- Yale University
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Adam Ecker's Summary
Big Data in the Cloud before 'Big Data' or 'The Cloud' Existed. | Cross-functional interpreter among client, sales, product and engineering, with a hacker's sensibilities.
+ Yale '02 (B.A. Cognitive Science; Sensory & Language Perception, Social Cognition, Robotics)
+ Brown '04 (M.S., Cognitive Science; Audio, Visual and Language cross-modal integration)
+ Gradify,com (Social; Founder); Providence, RI
+ Small World Labs (Social SaaS; 1st Employee, Product Manager & Account Manager); Austin
+ Autonomy (Unstructured Big Data; Sales Engineer & Sr. Technologist); Austin
+ Spectrum Quantitative Strategies (Strategy Analyst); Greater NYC & San Francisco
+ SDL Global, (Massively scalable CMT; The Solutions Consulting Group); San Francisco
*NOT* the Adam Ecker whose mugshot you find when you image search!
Adam Ecker's Experience
Sales Engineer ('08 - '11) & Senior Technologist ('09 -'11)
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AU.L; Computer Software industry
September 2008 – June 2011 (2 years 10 months) Austin, TX
Big Data in The Cloud before ‘Big Data’ or ‘The Cloud’ existed
+ Rebuilt eTalk’s flagship Qfiniti desktop call-center voice application into a new web-based (‘cloud’) multi-channel (email, voice, video, social media & website) analytics and interaction visualization product: HP-Autonomy Explore.
+ Researched customer usage in the field, iterated directly with design and engineering team, and incorporated technologies and solutions from across divisions.
+ Consulted on-site for Fortune 50 and other largest enterprise users and prospects, creatively pushing the bounds of our technology in demos and implementations to meet specific client business goals.
+ Communicated cross-functionally among Sales, Engineering & Marketing for demos & implementation
+ Successful sales engineer to JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank and other large institutions with sales > $15M.
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry
November 2005 – September 2008 (2 years 11 months) Austin, Texas Area
SaaS Social Networking Software White Label Platform with over 150 clients
+ Expanded company from three entrepreneurs into 30-person team with multimillion/year revenue.
+ Served as primary point of contact for company’s first 50 client engagements, synthesizing feedback from clients into strategic product features and marketing directions.
+ Managed all cross-functional communications among sales team, development team, and clients and maintained long-term product roadmap based on their input.
+ Used detailed knowledge and creativity to help high-value customers push the limits of our software platform.
+ Now proudly in business over six years, primarily powering communication platforms for 501(c) organizations.
Cognitive Science Consultant
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Health, Wellness and Fitness industry
December 2004 – May 2005 (6 months) Providence, Rhode Island Area
+ Sleep research engagement for start-up Zeo, while in graduate school for cognitive science.
Adam Ecker's Education
M.S., Cognitive Science
2002 – 2005
+ Studied multi-sensory cue integration: how audio, visual and language information is perceived and processed
+ Thesis published without revision in prestigious academic journal “Perception”
+ Awarded National Science Foundation Research Fellowship Grant:
Cognitive, Computational and Statistical Approaches to Learning and Action: 9/2002 – 9/2005
B.A., Cognitive Science (Computation Models of Sensory & Language Perception)
1998 – 2002
+ Core curriculum of Computer Science, Psychology and Linguistics.
+ Course Focuses: Human-Computer Interaction; Embodied Cognition of Language; Social Cognition; Social Robotics; Sensory Perception.
+ Grand-Finalist Yale Entrepreneurial Society business plan competition
Activities and Societies: Grand-finalist: Yale Entrepreneurial Society Business Plan Competition.
Adam Ecker's Languages
Spanish (intermediate+)(Professional working proficiency)
Adam Ecker's Publications
Authors: Adam Ecker, Andrew Joiner (CEO)
- Whitepaper written with CEO
- June 22, 2009
Authors: Adam Ecker, Laurie Heller
- January 12, 2005