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Zarko Gajic's CV

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Personal Data
Date of birth: 01/29/1973
Home address: Ljubljanska 1, 31000 Osijek, Croatia
Mobile telephone: +385 98 851859
Email address: delphi@aboutguide.com (private: zarko_spam@mono.hr - remove "_spam")

Summary of Qualifications
Dynamic ~17 years programming career reflecting pioneering experience and record-breaking performance in the computer, database and Internet industries. Exceptionally well organized with a track record that demonstrates self motivation, creativity, and initiative to achieve both personal and corporate goals.

Education
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. 1997. Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek, Croatia.

Employment History
· 2007 to present. Osijek-Baranja County "IKS" - ICT Cluster President.
Delivering workshops, strategic partnerships, leading and managing ICT cluster.

· 2003 to present. MONO LTC, CTO; Osijek, Croatia (http://www.mono-software.com)
Developing ASP.NET Web Controls, Portal Frameworks, Smart Client applications, Mobile application and similar.

· 1996 to 2003. SF d.o.o.; Osijek, Croatia (http://sf.hr)
As a programming team leader, developed business applications software using Microsoft Visual Basic and Borland Delphi. Created and tested most of the code for the SFX - integrated business system. As a web designer and programmer, provided customers with customized software/Web solutions at their request. As a computer trainer and instructor, provided hands-on training for software usage, programming, database and Internet topics.

· 1998 to present. About.com; New York (http://delphi.about.com)
Working as the content provider for About.com, the seventh largest Web property according to the MediaMatrix. As a Delphi Programming Guide, currently maintaining a site devoted to Delphi programming. Write programming tutorials and articles, run forum, host chats, do book reviews, generate newsletters and assemble a list of the Internet's best-links related to the topic.

· 2001. High School "Gaudeamus"; Osijek, Croatia (http://www.gaudeamus.hr)
Computer Science Teacher. Designed and implemented lesson plans for four classes, facilitated the learning of computer science in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year students through student-centered lessons and activities.

OnLine References
· [http://www.aspxdelphi.net] aspxDelphi.net covers all aspects of using Delphi for .NET as a scripting language for ASP.NET, including tutorials and articles on ASP.NET development as well as developing XML Web Services using ASP.NET with Delphi for .NET.
The home of Delphi Web Portal, Delphi Web Store and BDSWebExample
· [http://sf.hr] Macromedia Flash integration with ASP, COM, DCOM. Online presentations using Java viewlet technology.
· [http://delphi.about.com] Delphi Programming topic site for About.com, sixth largest Web property according to Media Matrix.

Relevant Experience
· Have been programming for the last 17 years mostly for the Win 32 platform.
· Have strong programming abilities in CodeGear (Borland) Delphi, C#, VB.NET, MS Visual Basic and ASP.NET.
· Highly experienced in SQL with a working/administrative knowledge in database systems like MS Access / MSDE / MS SQL Server and Firebird/Interbase, Oracle.
· Proficient working with XML, HTML, JavaScript, DHTML.
· "Coding projects" include developing stand alone desktop tools, flat / relational / multi-tier database applications, mobile device database applications, smart client applications, web services, ASP.NET web sites, ASP.NET web server controls.

Additional Information
Languages: Fluent in English, written and verbal.
Driver license: B category
Family status: Married, 2 children

Publications:
. Started Windows programming by developing two board games. Both "Memory" and "Covjece Ne Ljuti Se" have been reviewed (and recommended) by the Croatian BUG and PCChip magazines (1996).
. Contributed in the book "Metodika nastave Matematike i Informatike 1 & 2" by doc. dr. sc. Margita Pavlekovic, 1998/2000; with several projects in Mathematica (by Wolfram Research Inc.)

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