JOHN P. ROGATE
PO Box 149 • Colchester, VT 05446 • rogate@champlain.edu • 802-865-6442
rogate@champlain.edu - Twitter: @jfenderboa – LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jrogate - Skype: jrogate

OBJECTIVE
Educational Technology, Information Technology Management, Project Management

Accomplished professional with a breadth of Information Technology / Information Systems (IT / IS) management, business consulting, project management, and academic experience with in a highly diverse range of IS environments, and all levels within an enterprise. Self-reliant with high work ethic and complete dedication toward achievement of overall goals, objectives, and bottom line performance. Innovative problem solver with aptitude for leading teams in technical solution design, engineering, and project management.


Core Competencies
Team Building & Leadership • Strategic Planning • Project Management  • Business / Systems Analysis • Budgeting & Scheduling • Entrepreneurial Vision • Problem Solving •  Teaching, Training & Mentoring • IT / IS Management • Proposal Development & Delivery • Curriculum Development / Management • Experienced Public Speaking • Vendor / Customer Relations • Direct Supervision • Policies and Procedures

Highlights
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Champlain College – Division of Information Technology & Sciences (ITS) – Burlington, VT (1999 – Present)


Creative Twists Designs (owner) – Colchester, Vermont – (9/2008 – Present)

Vermont Technology Exchange Company (2/1994–6/2000)
President / Treasurer

Launched business and led all facets of operations. Crafted business model as well as sales, service, marketing, finance, and operating strategies. Initiated and managed relationships with vendor partners and direct clientele. Engaged client executives and key business stakeholders to identify needs, propose solutions, negotiate contracts, and secure business commitments. Directed project management and infrastructure implementation activities. Managed operating P&L.

Key Achievements

Digital Equipment Corporation, South Burlington, Vermont


ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
General Reinsurance Corporation - Greenwich, CT
Project Manager—1979 - 1982

Provided project management leadership in the development of Investment System Applications and Treaty Premium Applications. 

Itel Corporation - White Plains, NY
Technical Support Technician—1978 - 1979

Provided high degree of customer support and programming support  to time sharing customers for financial and inventory based applications. 

Social Security Administration - Mt. Vernon, NY.
Branch Manager—1973 - 1978

Positions held: Claims Representative (S. Bronx, N.Y.); Field Representative (Nanuet, NY); Branch Manager (Mt. Vermont, N.Y.).

EDUCATION
Education Specialist (EdS) – Doctorate Computing Technology in Education
Nova Southeastern University -  Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Information Systems Management
Iona College – New Rochelle, NY

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Literature / Economics
Herbert H. Lehman College – Bronx, NY

COURSES

Courses taught (and / or developed) at Champlain College:
•    NET 120 – Introduction to Computer Theory (proposed and developed this class)
•    NET 130 – Introduction to Data Communications
•    NET 140 – Operating Systems
•    NET 260 – Linux System Administration I (proposed and developed this class).
•    NET 360 – Linux System Administration II (proposed and developed this class)
•    NET 340 – Network Operating Systems
•    MIT 500 – Foundations of IT Management (Master’s level online).
•    MIT 510 – Convergence of Telecommunications and Business (Master’s level online)
•    MIT 530 – IT Security and Strategy (Master’s level online).
•    MIT 540 – Managing Innovation in Information Technology (Master’s level online)
•    MIT 590 – Capstone Project (Master’s level online)
•    WEBD 120 – Introduction to Virtual Worlds

CONFERENCES

Guest speaker at numerous conferences on the topic of using virtual worlds (and other technologies) for education, business, and other endeavors. A few of the many (50 since May, 2008) examples are:

•    8th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society – 01/2012
•    17th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning – 11/2011
•    Champlain College Sophomore Symposium – 10/2010, 10/2011
•    VermontFest – 11/2009
•    Sloan Consortium (Maine) – 10/2009
•    Vermont Works For Women / Women Can Do Conference – 10/2009, 10/ 2010, 10/2011
•    EDINEB – 06/2009 , 06/2011 (London)
•    Vita-Learn Dynamic Landscapes – May 2008

OTHER ACTIVITIES / AFFILIATIONS