Hi, I'm Jean Norton. Welcome to my profile!
Jean Norton's Bio:
Currently investing in Real Estate and sharing her experiences on her blog: http://jeannorton.com/blog2 - free copy of the eBook "After the Seminar Ends-Newbie Real Estate Investor Shares as She Learns" With a strong technical background and a Master's of Science in Technology Commercialization (a specialized MBA focused on technologies), Jean Norton is a Strategic Product Manager that can readily qualify product, market and channel relationships that ensures profitability. Her innate nature to assess market demand and analyze the competitive landscape creates a "bulls-eye" target audience with a direct message to that market's pain points. This capability gives companies the "secret sauce" needed to achieve accelerated revenues. Jean has built scalable infrastructures for startup companies specializing in both the internet (social media) and enterprise software space that incorporated strategic planning, job creation and definition, product road-map priorities, training programs, and channel program identification/creation all while interacting with industry analysts to ensure adaptability with industry trends. Specialties: Real Estate Investing Strategic Business Planning Marketing Plans Social Media Implementation Technology Quicklooks(C) Market Validation Technology Validation Partner identification Revenue identification and optimization
Jean Norton's Experience:
Principle Advisor at Strategic Analysts, AustinMarch 2009 - May 2011
Bringing small business into the social and mobile media world to leverage the most successful marketing method: word of mouth. Contact Jean directly for a free one hour session on your particular situation.
Senior Product Manager at IontasOctober 2007 - January 2009
Established marketing strategies and implemented product marketing initiatives for this enterprise software startup entering the Business Process Improvement space.
Marketing Director at Touch InternationalSeptember 2007 - October 2007
Responsible for the marketing strategy, direction and tactical implementation of those strategies for a touch screen manufacturing company. Developed comprehensive 12 month marketing plan.
Director, Category Management at iTaggit, Inc.August 2006 - April 2007
Visionary implementer of the Category Management, content creative and revenue generation arm of iTaggit, a startup firm entering the Web 2.0 (social media) market.
QA Tester at LifesizeJuly 2005 - September 2006
Performed QA Testing on innovative high definition audio and video communication equipment for this startup company.
Technology Commercialization Consultant at University of Texas at AustinJune 2005 - December 2005
Validated commercial potential of new technologies invented internationally based on industry need, market potential, and competitive landscape for governments and corporations for economic development purposes. Developed business plan and venture presentation for novel plant that absorbs toxic metals from contaminated ground.
President at Sysnet Staffing, Inc.November 1992 - May 2004
Established this system management services company specializing in OpenVMS and prepared consulting proposals based on RFP's, resulting in an enjoyable 12 year run in a successful service business and delighted customers.
Senior Consultant at Digital Equipment CorporationOctober 1982 - October 1992
Responsible for preparing consulting proposals based on RFP's, instrumental in realizing several million dollars in sales for this burgeoning computer manufacturer.
Entrepreneur at Rehabbing RemotelyMay 2011
I rehab properties throughout the United States - pinpointing the cities that yield the greatest profit spreads. I host several Field Trips through the year to investors that want to understand the opportunities, the issues and to meet my power team so they can leverage their success.
President at Low-Tech Ventures, Inc.June 2009
Specializing in rehabbing properties for retail sale.
Jean Norton's Education:
The University of Texas at Austin2004 – 2005MS
Southwest Texas State University1979 – 1980BBAConcentration: Concentration in Computer Science
Jean Norton's Interests & Activities:
Real Estate Investing, Blogging, Vacations