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Edward Wizelman

(310) 553-9030

9700 Saturn Street

Los Angeles, CA 90035




11/00 - Present

Infospace Mobile – Wireless Media Distribution and Directory




Manager of Information Technology

·         Responsible for Windows NT/W2K & Linux server admininistration and all corporate IT operations

·         Soley provided helpdesk for 80 employees utilizing Office 2000 professional, WinXP/2K, MAC OS

·         Managed corporate website, e-mail, Spam Assassin and Anti-virus filtering for Outlook clients

·         Maintained $500,000 technology budget, purchasing system, inventory and vendor relations

·         Successfully relocated two production datacenters, built corporate IT and telco colocation facilities

·         Systems engineer for Compaq/Intel datacenter using RedHat, Apache, Tomcat, & IIS web servers

·         Supported Cisco network of T1/T3’s, VPN’s, PIX firewalls, routers and load balancing switches

·         Senior on-call support for our 24/7 monitoring group and production QA/Release engineering

·         Initiated disaster recovery plan using Veritas Netbackup and StorageTek robotic DLT tape library

·         Developed WebTrends reporting system including MS Visual Basic, shell scripting and cron tasks


5/00 – 11/00

Sabbatical – Application of Technology to Art


·         Utilization of CAD/CAM and microcontroller development tools to create seven art objects

·         Displayed work in a six month show at the L.A. Museum Of Neon Art, and Palos Verdes Art Center



8/98 – 5/00

Enfish Technology – Software Development Startup




Director of Management Information Systems

·         Developed the IS infrastructure and strategy for a growing internet information management startup

·         Administrated a 170 node Microsoft based server and workstation environment (NT/2000/98/95, Proxy 2, Exchange 5.5, IIS 4, MS SQL 7), including purchasing of computer hardware and software

·         Managed our e-commerce service partners using AT&T SecureBuy, Conxion, and Navisite for storefront, product download, and 24/7 co-location facility of company owned rack mounted servers

·         Performed e-commerce daily uploads, fulfillment data transfers and customer database validation

·         Segmented business LAN for 100 Mbps development connectivity, separate QA environment, and home/mobile access via VPN through a Cisco firewall protected T1 internet connection

·         Reduced downtime of the existing ten-server network by redistributing services (PDC, DHCP, WINS, DNS) and tuning server configurations.  Created network diagrams and documentation

·         Established capacity and disaster planning which facilitated e-mail, file server, and Nortel telephone system expansion as well as offsite tape rotation of ArcServeIt DAT backups


9/95 – 8/98

Internal & External Communication – Multimedia Corporate Training




Director of Technology

·         Developed an eight man IS department supporting the businesses tripling in size to 200 employees

·         Expanded Novell network infrastructure with NT4 departmental servers, internet T1 and radio WAN

·         Administrated and repaired PC, MAC, Sun and SGI systems running DOS, WinXX, UNIX and OS8

·         Instituted capacity planning, disaster recovery, project archival methods, and inventory tracking

·         Responsible for business R&D, client technology integration, vendor relations, and all IS purchasing



4/87 – 9/95

Cantor Fitzgerald & Company – Stock Brokerage




Microcomputer Systems Administrator

·         Provided PC technical support of hardware, software, training, and systems integration

·         Managed installation teams for 50 position trading rooms in New York and Los Angeles, preparing SUN Sparc, MAC & PC workstations and Tandem minicomputers

·         Responsible for research, design and development of microcomputer software and hardware




Education:  Bachelor of Science Microbiology, UCLA       Windows 2000 Admin update-MS1560B

                                                                       Object oriented programming with C++      Windows programming



Computer society member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)