San Francisco CA 94112



Qualifications Profile

Motivated professional with 20+ years of high profile, event production/coordination experience. Diplomatic and tactful with team members, clients, and top-level executives. Dedicated project manager that thrives in deadline- driven and multitasking environments. Strong team builder, flexible, versatile, and maintains a sense of humor under pressure. Accustomed to handling sensitive and confidential records, with a proven history of successful, high quality work, and timely execution. Possesses a unique background in art history, aesthetics, and expression.



Event Organizer, Coordinator, and Promoter – Crystal Source Design

Worldwide, 1995 – Present                                                                                           

· Produced festivals with 5000+ attendees; securing locations, infrastructure, logistic, and PR

· Designed promotional material for events: flyers, posters, web banners, and ad campaigns

· Evaluated pre-existing vendor agreements, and negotiated new contracts

· Directed all artist arrangements; flights, hotels, transportation, and calendar coordination

·Oversaw multimedia and art installations for large and small international events

·Spearheaded lighting, sound, and electrical system setup and testing

· Orchestrated transport and stage production for trade shows, art events, and museums


Team Lead and Production Supervisor – Good Mood Ltd / Boom Festival           

Portugal, Jun 2014 – Nov 2014                                                        

· Successfully headed a team of 50+ workers, overseeing energy production for the event,

   that attracted more than 40,000 attendants

· Coordinated staff meetings, and delegated operational processes

· Researched and implemented new structures for achieving daily tasks and preset goals

· Slashed operational expenses 15% by finishing 2 weeks ahead of schedule

· Assisted with office management and post event analysis

· Developed, tested, and maintained mobile solar systems for festival setup and break down


Solar Installer and Consultant – Suns Free Solar                                                                                            

Alameda CA, Jan 2013 – April 2014                                                                                                      

· Arranged meetings with clients and assisted customers with online monitoring systems

· Oversaw pre-installation job site inspections, for safety and inventory; managed construction  

   site cleanup, and vehicle maintenance programs

· Installed 45+ photo voltaic systems, including grid tie inverters and AC/DC disconnects


Production Manager – SunPulse Inc.                                                                                                                 

Richmond CA, Nov 2009 – Sep 2012                                                                                   

· Designed company branding and launched targeted marketing and ad campaigns

· Exceeded desired reach of end consumers 40% by implementing social media presence

· Performed clients consultations; responsible for account management

· Assisted with production and design for trade show installations

· Developed prototypes for LED lighting systems, and solar/wind powered street lights

· Contributed to systems for the ISS and NASA

· Oversaw laboratory testing for international and US standards compliance


A&R Manager, Label DJ  – Dropout Productions                                                        

San Francisco CA / Basel Switzerland, 2004 – 2012

· Orchestrated artist management, bookings, itineraries, and travel arrangements including

   hotels, flights, and ground transportation for events worldwide

· Oversaw all creative branding, web presence, and ad campaign strategies

· Compiled songs for releases, negotiated contracts and royalty fees for artists

· Partnered with distributors and wholesalers for the release catalog and brand representation

· Performed as a DJ at international clubs, festivals, and parades with 300,000+ attendants:

   e.g., Street Parade Switzerland, Love Parade San Francisco and Berlin, Space Club in Ibiza



Certified Roofer – Vocational School Polybau, Uzwil / Switzerland, 1993 – 1997

A.A. Fine Art & Design – Basel School of Design, Basel / Switzerland, 1989 – 1991


Other Skills


· German, native language

· English, full professional proficiency

· Spanish, elementary proficiency


· MS Office (Excel, Word)

· Google Docs

· Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)