Andrew Hopper

VP Technology at WEGO Health

Location
Greater Boston Area
Industry
Marketing and Advertising
Previous
  1. PUMA,
  2. Bean Group,
  3. Agentmaster, LLC
Education
  1. Eckerd College
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Background

Summary

Visionary business strategist and full stack technical architect with the ability to weave together technology, business, creative, and marketing to achieve unrivaled results.

Comfortable with big picture thinking and setting long term strategy, yet still has a critical eye for the small picture attention to detail. Dynamic and decisive leader recognized for fantastic communication skills and ability to relate.

Experience

VP Technology

WEGO Health
– Present (3 years 9 months)Greater Boston Area

Technology leader at WEGO Health, a health influencer company connecting E-patients to each other and industry.

* Social CRM
* Social Media Marketing
* Influencer Marketing
* Rails
* Big Data Analytics

Technical Lead

PUMA
(1 year 8 months)

Defined and implemented global marketing technology strategy for PUMA, a multi-billion dollar worldwide apparel and sporting goods manufacturer and retailer.

Technical and project lead on:
* CRM/Retail Loyalty Project
* Product Information Management System
* Retailers System
* Hosting Migration and Consolidation
* Streaming Video
* Flash development
* iPhone development
* Analytics overhaul

Partner | Technology

Bean Group
(3 years 6 months)

Responsible for all technology strategy and execution. Developed and executed internet marketing strategy that allowed Bean Group, a New England real estate brokerage and internet marketing company, to rapidly eclipse the competition as they grew from a few million in revenue to over $15 million in revenue and over 300 agents.

-Executed SEO strategies resulting in 200% increase in company revenue.
-Crafted software development procedures, from defining requirements through testing, deployment, revision control, and staging environments.

Development lead on:
o CMS allowing company to build websites for sales persons resulting in more successful recruiting efforts.
o BI application to manage leads that allowed for growth of sales force and increased cohesiveness of customer experience.
o Transaction management system allowing more efficient cash flow, sales forecasting, and geographically distributed management of transactions.
o Email-marketing system that notified users when property matching saved search criteria became available. System maintained communication channels between salesperson and customer increasing sales and return visits.

Technical Cofounder

Agentmaster, LLC
(3 years 5 months)

Designed and developed best in class inbound marketing platform and website publishing platform as Technical Cofounder of Agentmaster, a real estate marketing solutions company. Company was acquired after 3 years.

-Implemented internal APIs for development of dynamic real estate websites.
-Established intranet to maximize sales efforts, enhance product delivery and strengthen customer support. Allowed collaboration across 3 different offices. Intranet support system resulted in 99% customer retention. Improved response/resolution cycle 500% and enabled 3 offices to collaborate on customer support.
-Migrated live web based products from Microsoft technologies to open source technologies resulting in 40% reduction in costs.

Principal Consultant

Hopper Consulting
(3 years)

Developed custom web applications using Microsoft SQL Server and ASP.

Skills

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Tomcat
  • SEO
  • Apache
  • MySQL
  • ASP
  • Hibernate
  • Linux
  • MVC
  • JIRA
  • jQuery
  • Management
  • SOAP
  • JSP
  • SQL
  • Git
  • JavaScript
  • Open Source
  • REST
  • Mobile Applications
  • CMS
  • iOS development
  • Software Development
  • Analytics
  • JUnit
  • Online Advertising
  • SOA
  • Subversion
  • CSS
  • Spring
  • XML
  • Drupal
  • Social Media
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Web Applications
  • Google Analytics
  • PHP
  • Groovy
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Business Intelligence
  • Java Enterprise Edition
  • Start-ups
  • Distributed Systems
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Email Marketing
  • WordPress
  • Web 2.0
  • Cloud Computing
  • Scalability
  • PostgreSQL
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Education

Eckerd College

Computer Science, Mathematics

Activities and Societies: Best Buddies, Eckerd College Homeless Outreach, EC Water Ski Club

Additional Info

  1. Interests

    • Building,
    • scaling,
    • and tuning web applications. Solving challenging technology problems. tennis,
    • running,
    • snowboarding,
    • hiking,
    • camping,
    • surfing,
    • scuba diving,
    • boating,
    • water skiing
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Honors & Awards

2006 NH Internet awards 1st place

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