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 has also served on several committees, boards and associations.

  • US Department of Health and Human Services: Advisory Committee Member, Medicare Fraud.
  • Eastern Nebraska Anti-Fraud Association, Secretary
  • 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 Furhman Show.

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David Shaul - Skill Sets

Mr. Shaul has worked hard to add value to his overall skill sets and has many accomplishment related to Sales & Marketing, Project Management, Leadership, and his technical abilities.

Sales

David is an accomplished business to business salesperson. He has years of experience selling to fortune 500 companies, federal and local agencies and local firms. He single handedly traveled the country generating prospects and setting meetings with insurance companies to promote anti-fraud tools and technologies. It was no easy task to convince these major companies to "hand over" their entire customer list (claims data) for inclusion into a national database. David was able to prove his trustworthiness and show the value achieved by the use of anti-fraud tools. David's sales ability eventually allowed him to sell the corporation, which was acquired by fortune 500 company, ChoicePoint, Inc (an EquiFax Spinoff).

Great products, charisma, and a positive attitude allows David to enjoy the entire sales process. He enjoys the progression of cold calling, following-up on prospects, traveling and then meeting potential customers face-to-face. In addition to his business skills, his technical background enables him to speak on an even level with both executives and their technical personnel to determine the most appropriate path for the implementation of new products. David has the ability to understand customer needs, not only short term, but long term also. His customers become his friends and his post sale account management skills keep the customers satisfied.

Marketing

David has proven abilities to look at opportunities and create a marketing plan to attack any particular market. From copy and graphics to promotional materials, he understands the importance of creating a marketable presence. Additionally, David has years of proven Internet marketing success. He is proficient at Internet technologies including web development, Facebook and social network promotions, and email campaigns. He understands technology and how to apply solutions, not only to create successful marketing campaigns, but also to develop user friendly, cost effective products.

Leadership

At Physicians Mutual Insurance Company, David was quickly promoted to a Business Systems Project Manager and reported directly to the Executive Committee Steering Team. He was tasked with the companies highest priority technology tasks. Based on the project, David would select his team members from the various departments and lead the team to a success implementation

With just an idea, David was able to gather a team and successfully implement the Fraud Defense Network. He was able to lead another team in the development and marketing of the Fish Click eCommerce system. While the VP of eCommerce Marketing, David implemented new products from recently acquired companies. David had to quickly develop relationships with the new employees, analyze their skill sets, and lead them into the successful implementation of new ChoicePoint products.

For the past year, David has been on somewhat of a solo mission in the creation of the Next Click Internet Media system. In this effort, David has worked with outside programmers from around the world. Using third world companies and programmers, David was able to overcome language and social barriers to coordinate the efforts of these individuals. Next Click is now a completely self sufficient system.

Operations

David knows the value of a smooth running operation. Customer base their opinions of a company on the level of customer service and the efficiency in which their needs are met. David has worked on a great number of projects to increase the efficiency of the company or increase the customer service capabilities. David has setup customer service operations, back-end accounting systems and systems that deliver the desired product to the customer. His understanding of business processes and his ability to "dig-in" to a project has allowed him to be an asset to practically every department within the company for whom he has worked.

The Basics

All businesses are is built from the ground up and and they must keep their focus on the basics. David has the skills to pick up a customer service call and take care of a customer, build a website, implement a call routing system, set up a server or design an office layout. David's highest priority has always been the customer and making sure they are satisfied. He knows that from sales and customer service, to back-end billing systems, the key to any successful business is getting the customer and keeping them.