IN THE JOYUS PURSUIT OF

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Zak Keith — CV in brief

 

A detailed version of my curriculum vitae with dates and references can be provided for job interviews, etc. For my artist biography, please visit music.zakkeith.com.

 

Professional writing

2001 to present

Business writing, research writing, copy, editing and authorized translation — on behalf of companies listed on the NASDAQ OMX, pertaining to such industries as hi-tech, telecoms, forestry, pharmaceutical, finance and investment, real estate, retail and human resources. Ghostwriting on behalf of small organizations and private individuals, including research articles, novels, autobiographies, etc.

 

Information technology

primarily from 1997 to 2004

Certifications by Microsoft, UNIX and Novell, as well as in various programming languages. Extensive experience with LAN/WAN network engineering, client-server systems and applications development. Employment at Accenture (Management Consultant) — software development, digitization, HCI, SEO, usability, creative-design, mobile applications; International Development Europe (IT Consultant) through which I was stationed primarily at Ericsson (Network Technician) — installation, administration, trouble-shooting, project management; Dell Computers (Software Compiler); Södertälje Municipality (Digitization Specialist) — computerization of music library, arrangement of scores for 18-piece orchestras.

 

Management and F&B

2000 to 2007

Accenture (Management Consultant) experience with change management, strategy and account responsibilities, budgets and the training and co-supervision of large teams and subordinates. Stampen & subsidiaries (Business Consultant, Marketing and Technical Manager) includes Mooncake Restaurant, a high-end fusion restaurant patronized by celebrities and the Swedish Royal family. Food & beverage qualifications: minor restaurateur certificates, fully licensed to serve alcohol in Sweden. Business owner and bandleader — tasks included sales, promotion, booking, contracts, salaries, taxes and logistics.

 

Instruction

primarily before 2002

Learning Tree International (Certified Technical Instructor). Music and English Teacher in Swedish high schools. Developed guitar-instruction and music education systems currently in use by music schools and instructors throughout the world.

 

Miscellaneous

 

Country of birth: England.

Languages: English (mother tongue); Swedish (state-authorized translator as of Dec. 2016); French, German and Italian (beginner).

Awards: Employer of the MonthBest Network Trouble-shooter and Best Customer Service.

© Zak Keith 2007-2016