Paul Ryburn



Career Objective


To obtain a position that not only takes advantage of my ASP.NET and/or PHP programming skills, but also incorporates my excellent communication, creativity, flexibility, and familiarity with Web 2.0 tools.


Professional Experience


Developer, Verified Person, Memphis, TN, November 2007-October 2008.


Independent website developer and affiliate marketer, ongoing for the past 4 years.Used blogging, Web 2.0/social media tools, and PHP-based software to drive traffic and produce sales.


Senior Applications Programmer, Memphis City Schools, April 2006-June 2007.Hired on a contract basis, later converted to full-time.Developed web applications to be used on district-wide Intranet.


Programmer/Analyst, Advertising Checking Bureau, Memphis, TN, October 2004-April 2006.Developed websites for large corporations with rebate programs.


Information Technology Specialist, Whitmor Manufacturing/Earle Industries, Earle, AR, June 2001-December 2003.


Instructor, University of Memphis, Mathematical Sciences, full-time faculty member 1994-1999, graduate assistant 1992-1993.





Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences (all 34 hours in Computer Science), University of Memphis (Mathematical Sciences Department), August 1994.


Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science and Mathematics, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, May 1991.



Interests/Community Involvement


Co-moderator of Handling-Panhandling online forum since July 2007.


Member, Ques Brothers Memphis in May barbecue team, 2007-present.


MPACT Memphis, member since February 2002; at-large member, Board of Directors 2004-2005.MPACT is designed to promote Memphis and build relationships among emerging community leaders.