David Shaul

David Shaul

David Shaul

David's career has spanned many of today's traditional boundaries. He has served in positions of sales, project David Shaulmanagement, business automation, engineer, technician, and as the vice president of a fortune 500 company. Most recently, Mr. Shaul has served in the following capacities:

 

  • Entrepreneur: Next Click Internet Media, Online Internet Media Marketing
  • Consultant: Fish Click Network, Internet and Brick & Mortar Retail
  • ChoicePoint: Vice President, eCommerce Marketing
  • Entrepreneur: Fraud Defense Network, Fraud Detection Systems
  • Entrepreneur: Practical Computer Concepts, Business Automation Systems
  • Physicians Mutual Insurance Company: Project Manager, Business Systems Analyst, Network Administrator
  • Overland Computer Systems: Computer Network Engineer
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center: Medical Computer Technician
  • Riser Bond Instruments: Cable Test Equipment Electronics Engineer, Sales Technician.

Mr. Shaul has also served on several committees, boards and associations.

  • US Department of Health and Human Services: Congressional Advisory Committee Member, Medicare Fraud.
  • Eastern Nebraska Anti-Fraud Association, Secretary
  • Editor and contibutor to the FraudReport.com Anti-Fraud Newsletter.
  • Platteview Nebraska School Board, Board Member
  • Nebraska Novell Users Group, President, Secretary
  • Nebraska Certified Network Engineer Professional Association, President.

Mr. Shaul is also a nationally recognized speaker and has spoken at such venues as the National Anti-Fraud Conference, Midwest Claims Conference, California Claims Conference, Nebraska Anti-Fraud Conference, and the Iowa Claims Conference to name a few. He has also appeared on programs such as Computer Talk Radio and the Mark Fuhrman Show.

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Professional Profile

Experienced Marketing and Account Manager with an entrepreneurial mindset who has worked with prominent and high profile accounts.  Aggressive sales and marketing tactics allow for quick client base and significant revenue increases, along with the technical know-how to conduct software presentations, address platform functions and usability features, troubleshooting, and overseeing the sales cycle. Focused on determining the needs of clients and matching those needs with existing and new products in the data and technology industry.

  • Well respected in the Anti-Fraud Community as well as the technical community.  Attended National and Local Anti-Fraud Seminars as a participant, a vendor and as a speaker.
  • Uses a customer-focused approach to emphasize close customer relations and stays in tune with customers’ expectations concerning value and service.
  • Has an influential nature to persuade others; express ideas in ways that lead others to share and agree with desired perspective; influences others through personal credibility and integrity.
  • Highly professional and acts as a courteous point of contact while working with customers, vendors, and business associates.
  • Utilizes communication skills to expresses complex thoughts clearly and simply; makes sure key points come across clearly and effectively in both written and oral communications.
  • Applies teamwork skills to work cooperatively to meet organizational goals; draws on resources from groups and lends resources to groups; includes others in problem-solving processes.
  • Uses strategic relationship-building skills to cultivate contacts with people in a variety of strategic positions; keeps in touch with a wide network of key people and builds strong partnerships.

 

Personal Accomplishments

  • Developed and coordinated a steering committee of anti-fraud insurance investigators and SIU managers for the development of the All Claims Anti-Fraud Database. 
  • Coordinated the development of the All Claim Database with Technical Staff.
  • Created, contributed and edited the FraudReport.com Fraud Report industry newsletter for thousands of weekly readers.
  • Developed the Fraud Alerts System for the State of Iowa Fraud Bureau.
  • Developed and marketed the National Mail Drop Database.
  • Created and marketed the eCanvass Investigator Communication System.
  • Managed and sold accounts access to the All Claims Database and new tools as they were developed.
  • Coordinated the acquisition of the Fraud Defense Network by ChoicePoint Inc.
  • Successfully Participated in the Marketing and Product Integration of Six Major Acquisitions.
  • Contracted by Major Insurance Company as an Emergency Corporate Troubleshooter.
  • Forbes Best of the Web Award – 2002.
  • Forbes Best of the Web Award – 2001.
  • Forbes Best of the Web Award – 2000.
  • CIO Magazine TOP 50 Business Award – 2000.
  • National Speaker at Technology Conferences.
  • National Speaker at Anti-Fraud Conferences.
  • Secretary, Eastern Nebraska Anti-Fraud Association.
  • Member National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association.
  • School Board Member, District 41, Platteview, Nebraska.

 

Employment History

Next Click Internet Media: Founder and Director, Hamlet, NC 08’ – 10’
Next Click (start-up) consists of a conglomerate of websites producing revenue via an online pay per click advertising model across over 1000 websites.

Fish Click Online Stores: Founder and Director, Morehead City, NC 02’ – 08’
Fish Click (start-up) consists of a conglomerate of websites selling fishing tackle and outdoor related goods directly over the internet. Sites include: BuyTackle.com, JoeShades.com, ReelZone.com, Softbaits.com, etc.  Duties:  marketing and branding; selecting core employees; directing the development and deployment of websites, ad sites, and web services; selection and management distribution systems; develop and deploy effective product distribution systems; develop and implement customer service processes.  Fish Click is currently undergoing the acquisition process. Successfully grew the company from a handful of products on one website to a multi-site company carrying 60,000 sku’s with a fully operational affiliate program with the ability to launch a new store in less than 30 minutes.

ChoicePoint:  Vice President eCommerce, Marketing, Atlanta, GA 00’ – 01’
ChoicePoint delivers comprehensive credentialing, background screening, authentication, direct marketing and public records services to businesses and nonprofit organizations. Worked directly with the VP of Business Acquisitions. Duties: analyze prospective acquisitions and data sources; report on ability to create new products and merge existing products into the ChoicePoint product line-up.  Once acquired, coordinated the integration of the products and services; also coordinated the development and marketing strategies for new products.  Company was recently sold for 4.1 billion dollars.

Fraud Defense Network: Executive Director, Omaha, NE 94’ – 00’
Fraud Defense Network consists of a conglomerate of websites and services related to fraud detection.  Duties:  actively sold and managed memberships to Fortune 500 companies, Law Enforcement Divisions, Prosecutors and Governmental Agencies; participate as a speaker in anti-fraud conferences; select core employees; direct the development and deployment of new products, websites and web services; heavily involved in all marketing and branding; develop and integrate customer service systems; actively participate in anti-fraud associations; worked directly with FBI, police and investigators to develop new products to meet their needs. 

Physicians Mutual Insurance Company: Business Systems Project Manager, Omaha, NE 89’ – 94’
Physicians Mutual offers health, long-term care, dental, life and medicare supplement insurance, mainly marketed via direct mail offerings.   Duties: analyzed current business processes and systems; recommended new processes mainly through the use of technology to streamline existing processes, developed roi proposals; presentation of proposals to company executive committee; coordinated the various business departments (steering committees) for implementation. Using Deloitte-Touche project management theories, managed the projects and team members to implement new processes and technology.  For 18 months after PMIC, was contracted by PMIC for emergency consulting as a Corporate Troubleshooter.  Quickly analyze the situation, gather team members, and implement the most expeditious solution possible to ensure proper business flow.

 

Certificates

  • Saunders Business Analysis and Design
  • Certified Network Engineer
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, Interview Techniques
  • Various Other Technical, Sales and Marketing Certificates

 

Education

  • University Of Nebraska, Business & General Studies
  • Southeast Community College, Electronic / Computer Engineering Technology (AAS)