Harold A. Fagley        Vita                                 

Cell:  612.804.9333 - haroldfagley@haroldfagley.com - www.haroldfagley.com



Twenty years of building effective development organizations creating over ten product lines with consistently robust releases in aggressive time frames.  Drove development across multiple US and international locations.

Drove related product business development and several solution businesses.  Each business averaged over $20M a year with one business attaining $75M a year.  

Successfully developed strategic relationships and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements with partners, suppliers, contractors and customers.


MACROMEDIA INCORPORATED   San Francisco, California                               2000–2002

Senior Director, Engineering   Minneapolis, Minnesota

  Built a multi-location development organization and launched solutions development business focused on web server companies resulting in the most downloaded and highest rated extensions to the Dreamweaver product.

  Focused market analysis of new web workgroup product, Sitespring, driving the development of two releases in six months to meet significant changes in market requirements.

IMATION CORP.   Oakdale, Minnesota                                                                    1996–2000

Director, Color and Proofing Technologies

  Led organization from delivering single software tool supporting hardware product, to producing six profitable software product lines on multiple platforms.  Each product business delivered between $15M and $30M annually.

  Created fifty plus person international development organization which delivered on aggressive schedules with robust products exceeding specification. 

  Drove product management teams and business strategy as part of $200M business including software, hardware and media products.

  Created solutions development organization targeted at data asset management and the prepress workflow based on our core technologies and expertise.  Successfully, engaged six major installations in first year along with cutting internal costs dramatically.

  Built new business and development relationships nationally and internationally driving products into several new growth market segments and generating several profitable OEM and partner agreements.

  Drove patent strategy around core technology development which still dominates the digital color marketplace.

  Developed unique incentives creating very dedicated team, allowing us to hire and retain key people during times of extreme transitions.

3M   St. Paul, Minnesota                                                                                               1992– 1996

Engineering Manager & Product Manager, Proofing Products

  Led all international digital proofing software engineering efforts developing new strategic shrink wrap software direction on multiple platforms.

  Drove new component architecture to development based on patented color technologies.

  After losing key marketing staff, drove all product management for Rainbow Business overseeing 20% increase in operating income by refocusing value proposition on our differentiated digital color science delivered in shrink wrap model.

  Reorganized resources from several different organizations to create focused effort providing efficient delivery of robust color accurate products.

  Created budgets for programs, recruited employees and managed teams through all phases of product development increasing quantity and quality of releases while lowering cost.

  Drove cross division communication increasing technology transfer and noticeably improving productivity, consistency and reliability.

MULTIMEDIA CONSULTING GROUP   Minneapolis, Minnesota                        1991–1997


  Developed start-up business with large sub-contractor organization creating advanced multimedia design and development targeted toward advertising agencies and multimedia development companies.

  Developed strong customer loyalty with every customer requesting repeat services.

MACROMEDIA INCORPORATED   Minneapolis, Minnesota                               19891992

Manager, Software Development & Product Marketing

  Created and drove all aspects of delivery of product creating new product market. Product generated over $10M in first year of release.

  Developed new solution business around new product delivery, driving seventy five percent increase in product sales and generating $15M in solution revenues in less than one year.

  Led four product releases of Macromedia’s flagship product significantly increasing it’s capabilities, robustness and operating income by over thirty percent.

  Drove customer relationships including negotiating major customer and OEM contracts.

INTRAN CORPORATION  Minneapolis, Minnesota                                               1986–1989

Team Leader / Manager, Software Engineering

Led organization creating forms design and composition systems.  Produced several major releases of FormBuilder increasing revenues by 50% in two years.  Created new approach for development creating processes, standards and code libraries adopted corporate wide.

SAVE THE CHILDREN  Westport, Connecticut                                                       1984–1986

Volunteer Ambassador

Assessed needs and computerized regional offices throughout Africa and the Middle East. Included software development of a multilingual word processor.

CAMAX SYSTEMS INCORPORATED  Minneapolis, Minnesota                         1982–1984

Systems Programmer

Architected and developed new software imaging system.

ST. OLAF COLLEGE  Northfield, Minnesota                                                           1979–1982

Systems Programmer

Developed communications and file sharing interfaces between desktop workstations and the college mainframe.  Created a suite of academic publishing tools.

CONSULTANT  Minneapolis, Minnesota                                                                 1977–1984

Business Programming

Developed a variety of personalized business and insurance programs for clients.  Largest clients included representatives of SuperValue Insurance Division, Merril Lynch, Litton Business Machines and Dayton’s (now Marshal Fields).


Save the Children Minneapolis, Minnesota

Worked on the development and fundraising projects for the Twin Cities office. Computerized

regional offices in Africa and the Middle East.


Contact Counseling Minneapolis, Minnesota

Worked as a telephone crisis counselor and a trainer of crisis telephone counselors.


Boy Scouts of America Minneapolis, Minnesota

Eagle Scout who developed several service projects and worked with troops in the Twin Cities.


Saint Olaf College  - B.A. Mathematics

Additional courses in:

Leadership                       Media Communication          Change Management         Architectures

Mentorship                     Business Communication      Transition Management    QA Processes

Business Development    Solution Business Strategy   Object Oriented Design    ISO Process