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Rain Law Firm LLC — Beaverton OR — Present

Principal Attorney

Work with clients on legal and business issues with expertise in real estate, business planning, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning, and contract development and enforcement. Licensed in Oregon, Hawaii, Washington, and Washington D.C.

IBM – Beaverton OR and Austin TX — May 2005 to Dec 2008

Legal Contract Engagement Advisor: Mergers and Acquisitions

Contract and negotiation support for Watchfire, Micromuse and FileNet acquisitions. Drafted documents that complied with IBM's terms and conditions in support of transactions. Worked with customers, Sales and Legal to resolve contract issues.

Software Group and Systems and Technology Group Mergers and Acquisitions Integration Staff Professional, Project Manager

Developed SWG Sarbanes-Oxely materials to ensure compliance through IBM acquisition process and audit response. Managed customer and third party contracts migration to drive legacy contracts to IBM terms and conditions. Prepared commercialization plan for new technology from IBM Research. Wrote intellectual property revenue generation project plan, strategy, and mission statement for acquired IP.

IBM Extreme Blue MBA Team Lead — eAperture Team

Led development of executive portal. Synthesized technical and business input to define requirements and scope, while building the business case, value proposition and commercialization strategy.

Key Bank Corp — Cleveland OH — May 2004 to Aug 2004

Cultural Initiatives Through Technology Consultant

Managed User Acceptance Testing and evaluation for corporate-wide Siebel desktop system.

Imminent Wave, Inc. — Nashville TN — Feb 2001 to Aug 2002

Founder and President

Modeling, database development, and geographic analysis. Campaign Consultant for U.S. Congressman Bob Clement for U.S. Senate.

Interelate Inc. — Minneapolis MN — June 2000 to Feb 2001

Analytics Dev. Manager, Emerging Technologies

Measured suitability of emerging analytics products, processes, and techniques for integration into products. Wrote spatial analytics business plan. Created a competitive intelligence to track the analytics marketplace. Integrated marketing segmentation and GIS systems and expanded core product offerings.

MarketKnowledge — Bend OR, Corvallis OR — June 1994 to June 2000

VP (1998-2000) — Director, Geo-Demographic Services (1995-1998)

Provided spatially enabled corporate marketing programs. Co-developed proprietary LifePhase™ segmentation software/services solution. Delivered joint client projects through partnerships with GIS and ad companies. Acquired by Interelate, Inc.