Dean Blackburn

Dean Blackburn

Media and IT Professional

Location
San Francisco Bay Area
Industry
Motion Pictures and Film

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Dean Blackburn's Overview

Past
  • Splicing Technician - Construction and Engineering at AT&T
  • Market Research Lead at NaviDate, Inc.
  • Premises Technician at AT&T
Education
  • Breck School
Connections

500+ connections

Dean Blackburn's Summary

IT Operations and Infrastructure Professional. Producer. Director.

Dean Blackburn's Experience

Splicing Technician - Construction and Engineering

AT&T

August 2013March 2014 (8 months) San Francisco

Market Research Lead

NaviDate, Inc.

December 2009July 2013 (3 years 8 months) Alameda, CA

Premises Technician

AT&T

January 2012August 2012 (8 months) Berkeley, CA

2nd Instructor

Laney College

January 2012May 2012 (5 months) E/ET 206 Cabling Technician, Spring 2012

Contributor, Small Business America Section

HuffingtonPost.com

April 2010December 2010 (9 months)

July 2008February 2009 (8 months)

IT Director

Greenberg Studios

July 2008December 2008 (6 months)

Director of Information Technology

VIZ Media

September 2003July 2008 (4 years 11 months) San Francisco, CA

Interim Director of Online Development

VIZ LLC

January 2002August 2003 (1 year 8 months)

Information Technology Manager

VIZ Communications, Inc.

September 2000August 2003 (3 years)

Network Administrator

Tom Snyder Productions

November 1999August 2000 (10 months)

Technology Consultant and Implementation Specialist

Aquent Partners

September 1995October 1999 (4 years 2 months)

IT Manager

Cadmus Custom Publishing

19961997 (1 year)

Dean Blackburn's Organizations

  • Drupal Association

    Member
    • September 2004 to Present

Dean Blackburn's Honors and Awards

  • Q Enterprise Communication Manager - Gold Medal Award, September 2013

    AT&T Construction and Engineering Group
    • September 2013

    Awarded for exceptional comprehension and command of AT&T Worldwide corporate communications infrastructure and application of "Q" functional capabilities across office and remote field environments.

  • Five Star Award, June 2012

    AT&T Uverse Field Operations
    • June 2012

    Awarded for performance excellence across five metrics: Safety, Customer Satisfaction, Quality of Work, Job Efficiency, and Job Completion/Success Rate.

  • Four Star Award, May 2012

    AT&T Uverse Field Operations
    • May 2012

    Awarded for performance excellence across four metrics: Safety, Customer Satisfaction, Quality of Work, and Job Completion Rate.

  • Bay Area Referral Leader, May 2012

    AT&T Uverse Field Operations
    • May 2012

    Lead all Bay Area Premise Technicians for referrals generated and sold, amounting to 26% of monthly referrals for the Berkeley Area Team (composed of 28 technicians and two managers).

  • Five Star Award, April 2012

    AT&T Uverse Field Operations
    • April 2012

    Awarded for performance excellence across five metrics: Safety, Customer Satisfaction, Quality of Work, Job Efficiency, and Job Completion/Success Rate.

  • Berkeley Area Referral Revenue Leader, April 2012

    AT&T Uverse Field Operations
    • April 2012

    Lead the Berkeley Area Premise Technicians for referral revenue generated, amounting to 24% of monthly referral revenue for the Berkeley Area Team (composed of 28 technicians and two managers). Individually beat revenue numbers for 3 other Area Managers, each with 15 technician teams.

Dean Blackburn's Courses

  • Splicing Technician - Construction and Engineering

    AT&T

    • Certificate - Stepped and Unstepped Pole Climbing Safety
    • Certificate - Pole and Strand Lashed Ladder Safety
    • Certificate - Manhole and Subterranean Vault Safety
    • Certificate - American Red Cross Adult First Aid * 8/13-8/15
    • Certificate - American Red Cross Adult CPR * 8/13-8/15
  • Premises Technician

    AT&T

    • Certificate - Field Utility Vehicle Safety
    • Certificate - Referral Sales Program Completion
    • Certificate - American Red Cross Adult First Aid * 1/12-1/14
    • Certificate - American Red Cross Adult CPR * 1/12-1/14
  • Independent Coursework

    • Statistics One - Princeton University (stats1-002)

Dean Blackburn's Languages

  • Japanese

    (Limited working proficiency)
  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Spanish

    (Elementary proficiency)
  • French

    (Limited working proficiency)

Dean Blackburn's Skills & Expertise

  1. Film Production
  2. IT Management
  3. Video Production
  4. Social Media
  5. Video Editing
  6. Teaching
  7. Product Naming
  8. Community Management
  9. Social Media Marketing
  10. Budgeting
  11. Customer Service
  12. Network Design
  13. Wordpress
  14. First Aid
  15. Wireless Networking
  16. Network Administration
  17. Server Architecture
  18. Infrastructure Planning
  19. Infrastructure Projects
  20. Project Planning
  21. Security
  22. Analysis
  23. Customer Relations
  24. Stage Direction
  25. Lighting
  26. Sound
  27. Creative Direction
  28. Creative Solutions
  29. Company Naming
  30. Local Loop Network
  31. Wiring System Design
  32. Adult CPR
  33. Defensive Driving
  34. Digital Media
  35. Online Advertising
  36. Wiring
  37. Budgets
  38. WordPress
  39. Editing
  40. Content Strategy
  41. Integrated Marketing
  42. Market Research
  43. OS X
  44. Analytics
  45. Mobile Devices
  46. Marketing
  47. Management
  48. New Media
  49. Networking
  50. Social Networking

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Dean Blackburn's Education

Yale University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Film Studies

20122013

Activities and Societies: Yale Daily News, Mellon Forum, Yale Sexual Literacy Forum

The Founder Institute

Diploma, Startup Business Development

20092010

Yale University

Film Studies

19911994

Activities and Societies: Yale Herald Cartoonist, Student Computing Assistant, Calhoun College Network Administrator, Yale Kendo

Breck School

19881991

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