Edem Kumodzi

Consultant at ThoughtWorks

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Edem's bio

Software Solutions development professional with a successful track record in web & mobile applications development, integration and service delivery.

Extensive experience in globally distributed software development, solution design and implementation of complex technical projects & programs.

Product Management, Project Management and experience in every phase of Product Development.

Experience

Explore my professional history and get to know the companies I worked at and the roles and responsibilities I've been assigned.

2013 - Current

Consultant

ThoughtWorks

2011 - 2013

Head of Product Development

Ringier

2010 - 2011

Product Developer

ELOGIX

2010 - 2010

Systems Administrator

Innovare Learning Center

2009 - 2009

Assistant Systems Administrator

NSIA TECHNOLOGIES

2008 - 2008

Project Coordinator

Global Excel International

Consultant

ThoughtWorks

Assisted in organizing the first #ComeHome event in Accra, Ghana.
Represented ThoughtWorks at various networking and tech events such as
Barcamp and Startup Weekend to raise awareness and identify potential recruits
for the Ghana Office.
Organised a ThoughtWorks Team to compete in a UNICEF Hackathon in Accra,
Ghana.
Prepared and presented a tutorial on “Getting Started with Python Django” at the
gDays 2014 organised by Google Ghana.
Represented ThoughtWorks at the Ashesi Career Fair and helped identify potential recruits for the Accra office.
Prepared and presented an overview on “The challenges of E-commerce in
Ghana” at Ashesi University.

Currently on International Assignment at ThoughtWorks Ecuador. Working on
various systems for a client in the financial services sector.

Head of Product Development

Ringier

Lead a team of software engineers responsible for the development, maintenance and revamp of various web platforms (Jobs.com.gh, Tisu.com.gh, Jaasu.com.gh, AllSports.com.gh).
Worked directly with Telecom Providers on SMS Integration into our existing platforms.
Partnered with Payment Gateway Providers in Ghana to enable Credit/Debit Cards payments on our exiting platforms.
Worked with the Ringier’s Technical Teams in Kenya & Nigeria on platforms we are developing in common and share knowledge & resources.
Trained Software Engineering Interns by giving them hands-on experience on real-world projects and providing them with software engineering best practices.
Managed a team of 4 marketing executives responsible for generating leads.
Assisted in recruitment of technical and marketing staff.
Built the company’s official Website (www.ringier.com.gh).

Product Developer

ELOGIX

Prepared proposals for various websites and software development projects.
Assisted in building a custom content management system that was used to
power various web projects.
Assisted in building custom software solutions for clients in various sectors such
as education, finance, governmental, legal and retail sales.
Built the company’s official website (www.elogixgh.com)

Systems Administrator

Innovare Learning Center

Analysed office network needs and built network infrastructure.
Administered office network, Maintained hardware and networking equipment.
Periodically evaluated entire infrastructure and proposed upgrade plans.

Assistant Systems Administrator

NSIA TECHNOLOGIES

Assisted System Administrators in monitoring, managing and maintaining various production servers.

Project Coordinator

Global Excel International

Education

See where I spent time studying and gained early knowledge to prepare for my professional life.

York St. John University

MA, Innovation & Change Management

2013 - 2015 None

University of Ghana

Undergrad, Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science

2006 - 2010 None

Skills

A concise list of some of the most valuable professional skills I possess. My tricks of the trade and what I can bring to the table.

Web Development

Software Engineering

Project Management

Agile Methodologies

Product Management

Product Development

Agile Project Management

Program Management

Solution Architecture

Contact

Get in touch with me if you would like to do business together, share an idea or just say hello.


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