Mark Krynsky

Mark Krynsky

Manage X PRIZE Foundation websites and services.

Chatsworth, CA

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Drupal & Wordress aficionado. I write about tech at & have an amazing Wife & 2 kids.
Work History
  • November 2008 - Present

    Manager of Web Production

    X PRIZE Foundation

  • April 2007 - November 2008

    Web Producer

    X PRIZE Foundation

    • Managed migration of company websites to the Drupal CMS platform as well as a new datacenter.
    • Managed development of new site in a partnership with Google.
    • Deployed and trained staff on use of new online project management service
  • October 2006 - January 2007

    Project Manager


    • Managed new contextual ad server platform project
    • Worked with DB Architects and BI team to define data captured for analytics
    • Created functional specification documentation
    • Documented and created Visio flow diagram for code release process
    • Maintained Wiki site with PMO process documentation
    • Provided process flow for new project initiations
  • June 2004 - October 2006

    Senior Project Manager

    Traffic Marketplace

    • Managed development of ad server and advertiser / publisher network campaign administration system. Includes backend, internal, and external interfaces
    • Worked with business team to help define new products and created functional specification documents with detailed design and user interface wire-frames
    • Worked with cross-functional teams to determine project timelines and release dates
    • Managed complete development lifecycles, and worked closely with QA
    • Created user documentation and provided training with new product releases
    • Provided support
  • October 2003 - April 2004

    Web Producer

    Knowledge Kids Network

    • Documented and managed production process for weekly publishing of E-commerce site as well as necessary daily updates
    • Work with Marketing on new product additions, campaigns and promotions, managing implementation and ensuring timely execution
    • Manage relationship with fulfillment vendor to track order status, inventory status, product pricing and addition of new products which includes mapping of XML files to Broadvision database
    • Provide trafficking of ads for America Online using insertions and MPT Tool
    • Provided support to Customer Service for
  • August 2001 - June 2003

    Technical Project Manager

    • Managed implementation of an automated drop-ship process. Defined project scope, gathered vendor requirements and mapped processes and data which proved a cost effective and efficient method to target specific orders and limit our inventory risk
    • Managed the ongoing development of website content management system. Worked with marketing and editorial teams to add new tools and features to improve usability. Researched outside vendors and managed integration of their streaming movie trailers
    • Researched merchant banks to provide credit card processi
  • 1998 - 2001

    Director of Development