Douglas Brantley

Professional Experience

January 1996 – Present
Principal Consultant
Mirada Information Services
La Mirada, California

  • Information technology services and consulting
  • Web hosting and web server management
  • Web site design and authoring
  • Web to data base analysis, systems design, programming and deployment
  • Web-based survey design, development and deployment
  • Web site evaluation, critical analysis and problem resolution
  • Email hosting and management
  • Hardware and software evaluation and purchase assistance
  • System design, evaluation, deployment, and support
  • Network design, evaluation, deployment and support
  • Network troubleshooting, analysis and problem resolution
  • Data center design, deployment, and management
  • Internet connectivity design, evaluation, deployment and management
  • Business web services
  • Internet marketing and planning
  • Internet business plan development and review
  • Strategic planning for start-ups and established businesses
  • Xendigo Networks is a service of Mirada Information Services
  • Xendigo Networks designs, builds, deploys and manages Internet Cafes for meetings, conferences and trade shows

June 2000 – June 2001
Vice President of Network Services / Professional Services
Nextier Solutions Corporation
Irvine, California

  • Nextier Solutions was a start-up with a Web-based sales and inventory solution for the coated paper business.
  • Coated paper is used in magazines and catalogs.
  • The company was sold to International Paper on June 1, 2001.
  • Member of the Founding Executive Team, employee badge number seven
  • Network services, product deployment, integration, training, project management, customer service
  • Managed trainers, desktop support technicians, network technicians, integration consultants
  • Consulted with clients on product integration processes and tools
  • Hardware and software evaluation, procurement and deployment
  • Data center design, deployment and management
  • Designed and deployed computing and network infrastructure
  • Evaluated co-location and managed services providers
  • Managed relationship with managed services provider
  • Evaluated integration products and tool sets
  • Web server deployment and administration
  • Firewall deployment and administration
  • E-mail server deployment and administration
  • Software license management
  • Managed procurement

October 1993 – June 2000
Programming Services Facilitator
Cerritos College
Norwalk, California

  • Network design, evaluation, implementation and management
  • Network upgrade and expansion for 28 building, 4,000 node ATM backbone
  • Network hardware vendor evaluation and recommendation
  • Implemented and administered Microsoft System Management Server (SMS) to manage over 1,400 desktop PCs
  • Assist management in vendor partnership evaluation
  • System management
  • Web server management
  • Domain name server management
  • E-mail server management
  • Videoconferencing design and implementation
  • Consult with management to determine hardware / software needs
  • Assist Purchasing Department in bid creation, vendor communication, and bid evaluation

July 1993 – June 1997
Consultant  /  Internet Evangelist
California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
Statewide Information Server (SWIS) Project
Sacramento, California

  • Design, deploy and evaluate Internet / Web services for the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO)
  • Assist the CCCCO in providing Web-based materials to the 109 California Community Colleges
  • Project contract was undertaken by Cerritos College with personnel from the Computer Services Department
  • Network design consultation
  • Web server hardware / software evaluation, recommendation and installation
  • Web authoring tools evaluation, recommendation, and training
  • Domain name server software evaluation and installation
  • On-site training workshops for management and staff at the CCCCO
  • On-site training workshops for management, faculty and staff at the community colleges
  • Workshop presentations at community college events and conferences
  • Developed and negotiated contract specifications

October 1981 – October 1993
Senior Systems Analyst / Programmer
Cerritos College
Norwalk, California

  • Consultant with college administration on information technology systems design and deployment
  • Analysis, design, programming and management of college records systems
  • Academic History / Transcripts, Student Registration, Student Fees

Business Computer Information Systems Department
Cerritos College, Norwalk, California

  • Taught various courses in computer literacy, computer programming, Internet / Web, Web authoring

Computer Programming Skill Sets

  • PHP
  • Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP)
  • Microsoft VBScript
  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Cognos PowerHouse Fourth Generation Language (4GL)
  • Fortran
  • Pascal
  • Started programming in June 1972

Operating Systems Experience

  • Servers
    • Linux
    • Windows Server
    • OpenVMS
    • TOPS-20
    • Tops-10
  • Desktop
    • Mac OS X
    • Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 Professional,  ME, 98SE, 95
    • Windows for Workgroups 3.11
    • Windows 3.1
    • MS-DOS
    • CP/M


  • B.S. Economics
    Concentration in Econometrics
    California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
    San Luis Obispo, California
  • Computer Programming Courses
    Cerritos College
    Norwalk, California
  • Vocational Education Courses
    Prep for California Community Colleges Teaching Credential
    California State University Long Beach
    Long Beach, California

Workshops and Seminars

Principal speaker for business, Internet, Web and networking workshops and seminars at companies, organizations, and institutions.

  • NASA, MU-SPIN, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
  • Rockwell Space Systems Division, Downey, California
  • Digital Equipment Computer Users Society (DECUS)
  • California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • The League for Innovation in the Community College
  • Los Angeles County Office of Small Business Contracting Connections
  • Great Lakes Composites Consortium, US Navy, DARPA
  • UCLA Community College Administrator Development Institute
  • California Association for Local Economic Development
  • California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
  • California Community Colleges Counselors Association
  • California Association of Community College Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Northern California Community Colleges Computer Consortium
  • California Post-secondary Education Commission
  • California Educational Computing Consortium
  • Chief Information Systems Officers, California Community Colleges
  • Chief Business Officers, California Community Colleges
  • Purchasing Officers, California Community Colleges
  • California Community Colleges Financial Aid Administrators Association
  • California State Library Conference
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • College of the Canyons
  • Glendale College
  • Ventura College
  • Moorpark College
  • Victor Valley College
  • Palo Verde College
  • Long Beach City College
  • Palomar College
  • San Francisco City College
  • Citrus College
  • Saddleback College
  • Taft College
  • Allan Hancock College
  • Local Chambers of Commerce
  • Local Service Clubs, Kiwanis, Optimist

Professional Organizations

Digital Equipment Computer Users Society (DECUS)

  • Symposium Technical Program Team Chair – St. Louis 1996
  • Symposium Technical Program Team Member – 1990 – 1996
  • Member – 1983-2000
  • Symposia 4GL User Panel Participant
  • PowerHouse 4GL Working Group Vice Chair
  • Technology Demo Coordinator, Fourth Generation Languages SIG
  • Steering Committee Member, Fourth Generation Languages SIG
  • Pre-Symposia Seminar Development
  • Pre-Symposia Seminar Speaker
  • Symposia Session Speaker

Community Service

  • Selective Service Local Board Member
  • Community oriented Web sites