Lyle Kozloff


lyle@lyle.work


lkozloff


+1-805-229-1304

Qualifications Summary

A diverse background touching numerous technical skill sets including project management, software engineering, systems administration, consultation and computer education.

Recent Projects

  • Organized Tekhin, an annual technology integration conference for teachers in Cambodia 2014-2017
  • Migrated HOPE International School's user database and fileshares to OpenLDAP and SAMBA, trained staff in use of Ansible/playbooks used to build the solution
  • Architected a Meteor-based web-app that tracks campus activity: pickups, dropoffs, staff attendance and cafeteria purchases
  • Wrote an IoT bell system for schools designed to run on inexpensive hardware
  • Work History

    Asian Hope August 2009 - Present: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Asian Hope is an international nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable children in Cambodia through education.

    As the Management of Information Systems (MIS) Director, I partner with our top executives to transform our nonprofit into an enterprise class organization. At this level I have leveraged enterprise-wide information to re-engineer IT infrastructure and team strategy across locations and continents, bringing both into efficient alignment with our key priorities.

    Some notable accomplishments:

    Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme August 2007 - 2009: Kurabuchi, Japan

    The JET Programme is Japanese government initiative that brings native speakers of English to Japan as Assistant Language Teachers (ALT) in local boards of education.

    As an ALT, I worked in 5 schools in a rural village of 4,500 people. As a leader in the local JET Association, I organized events and maintained a Drupal installation that let 100+ ALTs in the same prefecture connect, share classroom best practice and support one another online.


    Peace Corps August 2005 - 2007: Parakou, Benin

    The Peace Corps is an international service organization of the US government. The stated mission of the Peace Corps includes providing technical assistance, helping people outside the United States to understand American culture, and helping Americans to understand the cultures of other countries.

    As a Peace Corps Volunteer I:

  • recruited and trained 27 people in basic web design, HTML/CSS and content management
  • trained 5 people in advanced web design, including PHP/MySQL back end design
  • managed the conception, creation and development of 3 websites
  • led training and supervised 7 people in computer hardware troubleshooting
  • developed an antenna fabricated from local materials for broadcasting WiFi over distance
  • reviewed project proposals (with an ICT component) for feasibility

  • Andiamo Telecom August 2003 - 2005: San Luis Obispo, California

    Andiamo Telecom was a facilities-based domestic and international carrier that provided a range of telecommunication services such as prepaid calling cards and operator services.

    As a systems administrator I:

  • Maintained a network and small data-center comprised of Windows and SCO Unix hosts
  • Ensured vital network components and servers were available 24/7
  • Handled all technical elements of launching a remote call center in Tijuana, Mexico
  • Trained 5 people in VoIP over VPN technique used to transport voice and data to the remote call center
  • Authored financial reporting system to track real-time sales and revenue statistics
  • Education

    California Polytechnic State University 2000-2005: San Luis Obispo, California

    Graduated 2005 with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering

    Linux Foundation Certified Engineer(valid Mar 2017 - Mar 2019)

    License LFCE-1700-0289-0200

    Linux Foundation Certified Systems Administrator(valid Mar 2017 - Mar 2019)

    License LFCS-1600-0855-0100

    Spoken Language Proficiency


    English

    Native speaker


    ភាសាខ្មែរ (Khmer/Cambodian) Studied 2009-present

    I can read, write and type Khmer script. 8 years of experience using Khmer (in Cambodia) as a primary spoken language.


    日本語 (Japanese) Studied 2000,2007-2009

    I can speak, read, write and type basic Japanese. 2 years of using experience using Japanese (in Japan) as primary spoken language.


    Français (French) Studied 2005-2007

    I can speak, read and write French. 2 years of experience using French (in Benin, West Africa) as primary spoken language.


    Español (Spanish) Studied 1995-2000

    I can speak, read and write Spanish. 4 years of using Spanish in a business setting for Customer Service.