brings a unique approach to capturing and developing visions , leveraging his
background in video , multimedia , and web production.
...Brian Groves , Optema Associate
...Brian Groves , Optema AssociateBrian joined the ranks of Optema as an associate in the spring of 2001
.Brian founded CSM Strategies in 1996 and incorporated it in 1998
Brian approaches business problems by finding and focusing a deeper sense of purpose for an organization.Brian
has a background in software development , Internet business solutions , information systems , large project management , and communications.Communications skills include professional video production web site development , writing and public speaking.
During the course of his
22-year career in high technology and professional environments , Brian
has developed a core values approach to solving problems.Brian
believes that the foundation of any successful effort begins with the discovery and understanding of the passions and strengths that each individual can bring to the effort.People , who are self-motivated and making progress toward their individual goals , make for great results.
Organizations can improve sales by making these strengths visible to their potential clients.Executives can improve employee performance and retention by revealing their core values and vision to their teams.Project Managers can keep efforts on track by utilizing the core strengths of each team member and returning to the vision of the project and how each member will benefit from a successful conclusion of that project.
...Brian received a Bachelor of Science degree from Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan , graduating with honors
.Brian was a software engineer at General Motors , in Detroit Michigan from 1978 to 1983 , working on a proprietary computer graphics , auto body design system
.In 1983 Brian moved to Portland , Oregon , where he worked for Tektronix , a manufacturer of electronic testing , computer graphic and video production equipment
.From 1983 - 1996 , Brian held positions ranging from firmware engineer , computer graphics software engineer , software program manager , component engineering manager , director of component and supplier information , and director of motion media technology