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Mark Turkel, CEO, Palm Beach Software Development

Palm Beach Software Development built the entire Business Power Tools web-based system. Mark is a hands-on technology person with 20+ years experience in systems development. He is an expert in .NET and cloud-based DBMS technologies and translates business requirements into technology details. He is a spirited technology evangelist with business acumen and people skills who drives creativity and innovation for the business with a team-based approach to solving problems.

Mark is a highly motivated individual with proven ability to successfully complete all projects, learn fast and work well under pressure while managing a software team. Experienced in the complete software development life cycle, he has a proven track record of outstanding software development, architecture, and professional project management. His experience includes both high-tech and traditional software application development, database application development, web development, and gateways/interfaces. He possesses specialized skills in project management, analysis, database development and business problem solving, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Very strong leadership abilities; able to create, manage, and follow through multiple projects concurrently from beginning to end.

Technical Areas of Expertise:

  • Programming Languages: Microsoft Visual Basic version 2 through .Net, ASP, XML, ActiveX, COM+, DCOM, ADO, Java, Microsoft BackOffice/VBA
  • Internet Design and Development: XML, ASP, Visual Interdev, Flash, Dreamweaver, MS IIS, Java, IBM Net.Commerce, IBM Websphere, Javascript, Jscript, VBScript, DHTML, IBM Visual Age – Enterprise Edition, JDBC/ODBC Bridge programming, Numerous data-aware commercial websites developed, using Oracle and SQL Server.
  • Database Management Systems: SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2, MS Access, MySQL, ODBC, JDBC, PowerDesigner CADD Tools, UML Data Modeling, DBA work (Analysis, Design, Table Creation, Stored Procedures and Trigger development).
  • Operating Systems/Services: Windows XP, NT, 2000, 98, 95, Windows for Workgroups, MSDOS, UNIX, XENIX