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About Me

Internet and Web explorer: 24 years' experience encompassing all aspects of web sites management and deployment of other internet tools.
Strong engineering background. Experienced in research and teaching at Master level
Binational French/Australian​

Pascal Vuylsteker

Experience

Information Systems Manager

CEMS
Since May 2009
Responsibilities completed
  • In charge of the full information systems: from the back office (ERM/SIS, extranet), to the website (CMS Drupal) or the deployment of new platforms (SaaS): Project Management, Job Board, CV database, Alumni Association Management...
  • This job implies interactions with the Alliance various stakeholders (regular international travels to meet with programme managers, communication directors, academics, students and alumni representatives).
  • The latest projects are about exploring Blended Learning and SPOC solution and Competency Based Evaluation.
  • For the first years, I was in charge of the Social Network strategy.
  • On the production side, management of two developers and coordination with various providers.
  • Provision of IT systems (computer) to every team members​.
Company Description

CEMS is a Global Alliance i​n Management Education. The association manages information coming from 30 global academic institutions, about 70 corporate partners, thousands of Alumni and more than one thousand new students a year.

Company website

http://www.cems.org

Senior IT Consultant

Opsomai
October 2006 to April 2009
Responsibilities completed
  • Expertise:
    NewMedia (Web2.0, Ajax, Prototype ...), Video archives management, MacOSX/Cocoa programming, panoramic imagery and media geolocation.
  • Technical research.
    Proposition of a reasoned shortlist of web-based solutions for the B2B and B2C video delivery platform of the French Broadcasting Institute (INA).
    Selection of an open source ECM (Enterprise Content Management) platform for INA's intranet.
  • Project Manager and Ajax developer for Orao : a QuickTime-based web video player that fully emulate a professional video tape recorder user interface (jog shuttle, frame by frame...).
Company Description

Opsomai is a leading provider of Media Asset Management platforms, and the French leader of video banks, thanks to its Web 2.0 software Opsis Media, that helps video archive holders, production companies and large organizations to leverage the value of their audio, image and video assets, through online sale of archives, news sites, VOD services, corporate communication, Web TV

Company website

http://www.opsomai.com/

IT Lecturer (Computer Graphics, VR, New Media)

Australian National University
June 2001 to August 2006
Responsibilities completed
  • Academic at the Australian National University (ANU) in the eScience group at​ the Department of Computer Science (in charge of the first Department's Masters).
  • Creation, management and teaching of courses : "NewMedia" (Web2.0), "Computer Graphics" and "Networked Virtual Reality".
  • Management of Masters student's projects.
  • Research interests : panoramic imagery and media geolocation (GIS : Geographic Information System).
Company Description

ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital. Our focus is on research as an asset, and an approach to education.

Company website

http://www.anu.edu.au/

INA Internet Project Leader

Institut National de l'Audiovisuel (INA)
September 1994 to September 2000
Responsibilities completed
  • Technical team leader for the portal "MediaPort" and INA's web site (supervised a staff of 4 technicians).
  • Launched the Internet and web activity within INA from the very first web site in 94 to the intranet.
  • Participated actively in organizing international conferences (Imagina, Monaco).
  • Designed and implemented large website​ production tools.
  • Strong vision in the selection of technologies used and developed by the team (Apache, Perl, MySQL, QuickTime...).
  • Teaching Internet&Web training programme for French broadcasters.
  • Lobbyng to develop the Internet in France.
  • Technological survey on Virtual Reality.
Company Description

INA (Institut National de l'Audiovisuel) is the French National Broadcasting Institute (government organization). Main activities are Video Archiving, Teaching, Research and Production related to Broadcasting.

Company website

http://www.ina.fr

DEA Training course at the Computer Graphics Laboratory (C.I.G.)

Marne la Vallée University
April 1994 to July 1994
Responsibilities completed
  • Scientific visualization : How to represent abstract data in 3 dimensions.
  • How to introduce the 3rd dimension to the Web : VRML.
  • Built the university very first website.
Company website

http://www.u-pem.fr/

Computer programmer

SYSECA
July 1993 to September 1993
Responsibilities completed
  • Develop a Producer-Injector of messages with intent to validate a software package.

High School Teacher

Michel de Swaen High School
January 1993 to June 1993
Responsibilities completed
  • Teaching technology to grades eight and nine.