michelle breiner
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   [ experience ]

   [ venture capital

   [ enterprise software

   [ e-commerce

   [ webdesign

   [ creative direction

   [ video game design

   [ music business

   [ music artist relations

   [ music event planning

   [ music publishing

   [ concert photography

   [ travel photography

   [ user-interface design

   [ retail

   [ product management

   [ business development

   [ public relations

   [ product evangelism

   [ travel


  CONSULTING 2003 to present
  Consulting in technology, internet, design and entertainment in roles ranging from product and feature specificiations to graphic, web, branding and user interface design and development to production roles in film and television and travel photography.
  APPLIED MATERIALS VENTURES, Operations Associate 2001 to 2003
  Joined at the inception of the fund. Performed a dual role as an Associate and venture fund operations. With a concentration in communications technology (wireless, fiber optics and software) my responsibilities involved identification and communication with potential investments, limited partner relations, business development for portfolio, and deal flow management. Operational duties included press relations and financial accounting, and day-to-day operational activities.
  ONEPAGE, Creative Director   1999 to 2001
  Joined at its inception, designed and implement software user interfaces and websites to showcase content aggregation technology and applications for extracting and distributing web-based information. OnePage was sold to Sybase in 2001.
  INTERNET SHOPPING NETWORK, Creative Director   1998-1999
  Orchestrate the design and implementation of current and future websites including First Auction, First Jewelry, and ISN.com. Enhanced the consumer experience using interactive technologies. Drove feature enhancements, design guidelines, and site direction. Manage the staff of 16+ creative resources including technical, artistic and photography, in-house and out.
  WEBPOND, Internet Consulting and Design  1996-1998, 2003-2005
  Web design and development, digital art and design, business development and marketing, travel photography, and film production consulting
  THE 3DO COMPANY, Associate Director    1993-1996
  Assistant Director of several entertainment products for the internet, 3DO and PC platform. Duties including art production and game design, team management, interfacing between hardware, software, quality assurance and marketing. Additional duties included Music Industry Evangelism to increase 3DO developer support
  Computer graphics design including multimedia artwork preparation, image manipulation, point-of-sale promotional materials for the music industry, packaging and brochure design, typography, custom typeface design, logo design, corporate image design, icon design on Silicon Graphics Indigo, Macintosh hardware and software consulting, marketing communications, public relations. Contribution to Grammy Award winning video, "Steam" for Peter Gabriel
  VIRGIN RECORDS LTD., UK, Artist Liaison Assistant    1988-1989, 1990-1992
  Interaction between artists and the public; public relations, artist showcase organization; catering and venue research, company event planning and public relations, travel, security, and charity work
  VIRGIN MUSIC AMERICA, Assistant to Vice President    1987-1988
  Communicating with A&R coordinators and television producers, royalties distribution, company/writer relations.