Rich Milgram

Beyond.com Founder & CEO - Go Beyond!

King of Prussia, PA 19406
Job Function
Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, & Repair, Legal Services
Software Engineer turned entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience. Proud Founder and CEO of Beyond.com, Inc., The Career Network. Passionate about how technology and the Internet can help improve our daily lives. Deeply engaged in delivering the best results for our members and clients.
 

Timeline

'14
'12
'10
'08
'06
'04
'02
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'98
'96
'94
'92
'90
'88
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Beyond.com, Inc.
Young Presidents Organization
Member
Beyond.com Voted Best Places to Work
Smart100 CEO
Technology CEO of the Year (Finalist)
Entrepreneur of the Year (Finalist)
Technology Fast 50
40 Under 40 Award
Vice President Information Technology
eMoneyAdvisor
Consultant, Software Development
Comcast Corporation
President
ThinkSmart Technologies Inc
Senior Consultant
Ernst and Young, LLP
Master's Degree
Management & Business
Penn State University
Senior Engineer/Developer
Lockheed-Martin Corporation
Bachelor's Degree
Electrical Engineering (Completed '90)
Boston University
 

My Beyond Moment

So many great moments working at Beyond.com... but they are all made so much more meaningful when they are with my family! Thank you to the entire Beyond team for their dedication and effort throughout the years. We have fun and continue to work hard every day to help millions of people better their career and better their life.
 

Education

    • Master's Degree '94 // Management & Business
    • Penn State University
    • Bachelor's Degree (Completed '90) // Electrical Engineering
    • Boston University
 

Work Experience

    • Chief Executive Officer and Founder
    • Beyond.com, Inc. // Jan '00 - Present
    • Oversees daily operations and growth of organization, including strategic business development and technology initiatives that has allowed the company to develop and grow into a highly niche-specific Career Network™ that enables job seeker and employers to create targeted connections across thousands of top tier industry and local web sites.

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    • Vice President Information Technology
    • eMoneyAdvisor // Jan '01 - Apr '02 (1 Year, 3 Months)
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    • Consultant, Software Development
    • Comcast Corporation // Jun '96 - Mar '01
    • Utilized a combination of software and hardware systems to develop and deploy applications. Focused primarily on managing, designing, developing and deploying applications that meet business requirements based on business needs and project timelines. Applications include a variety of Internet, Telecommunications and Client/Server technologies with SQL Server as a backend database.

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    • President
    • ThinkSmart Technologies Inc // Jun '94 - Jan '00
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    • Senior Consultant
    • Ernst and Young, LLP // Mar '94 - Apr '95
    • Senior Developer for a nation-wide SAP R/3 implementation. Responsible to both MIS and the customer supporting data conversion and sales and distribution. Responsible for configuration of SAP to meet customer needs as well as the policies and procedures for implementation. Responsible for conversion of customer master files, historical data and data retention requirements. Developed issue management system and other project management tools for client/server environment using PowerBuilder.

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    • Senior Engineer/Developer
    • Lockheed-Martin Corporation // May '90 - Mar '94
    • Database Design: Developed several database management tools for client/server environment using 4GL, ESQL and C programming languages. Participated in all phases of product life cycle from the relational analysis and data modeling to the training, maintenance and support of all tools. Redesigned RDBMS report generation and printing capabilities while integrating word processing capabilities. User Interfaces: Designed and developed portable graphical user interfaces using X/Motif. Linked front end GUIs to both Oracle and Sybase databases. Analyzed performance, security and effectiveness of flat file storage in comparison to table spaces. Implemented flat file storage structures in lieu of database tables where suitable. Audio/Video Conferencing: Designed and implemented video conferencing centers across the country for internal T-1 network. Handled government requirements and regulations. Documented system specifications and coordinated deployments.

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Recognition

    • Publications & Appearances
    • Rich has authored several articles for online and print publications including: • HR Fact Finder • Workspan Magazine • Staffdigest • Canadian HR Reporter • Technology Times Additional interviews include: CNN, MSNBC.com, Boston Herald, Washington Times, Online Recruitment Magazine, Certification Magazine, HR Magazine, Business Talk Radio, ABC Radio Networks, Family Business Magazine
 

Team Awards & Honors

    • Beyond.com Voted Best Places to Work
    • Philly Magazine // Mar '13
    • A couple of times - very proud
    • Technology Fast 50
    • Deloitte // Sep '08
    • Beyond.com received Top Honors
    • Entrepreneur of the Year (Finalist)
    • Ernst & Young // Apr '09
    • 40 Under 40 Award
    • Philadelphia Inquirer // May '07
    • This was too long ago
    • Smart100 CEO
    • SmartCEO Magazine // Jan '12
    • Technology CEO of the Year (Finalist)
    • Eastern Technology Council // Oct '09
 

Beyond Stats

  • #1
    Career Network
  • 15
    Years @ Beyond
  • 144
    Team Beyond
  • 50K
    Companies
  • 500
    Communities
  • 2500
    Websites
  • 35
    Million Members
  • #25
    Top Social Network
  • 63M
    Monthly Page Views
 

Keywords

Internet / Media Project Management Marketing Product Management Human Resources SQL Server Software eCommerce Business Management Analytics SEO SEM Databases Agile Traffic Generation SaaS Interactive Voice Response Customer Focus Digital Advertising Brand Careers Content Management CRM Advertising YPO
 

My Interests

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • 3 Girls (Marla, Lauren, Caroline)
  • 1 Puppy (Twizzler)
  • Business Mgmt/Good to Great
  • Psychology and The Mind
  • Hockey/Rollerblading/Exercise
  • Golf and Lowering My Score
  • Family, Friends & The Outdoors
  • Beyond.com
 

Some Skills

Learning
Intermediate
Advanced
Expert
 

Relocation & Travel

Travel Preference
Light Travel
Relocation Preference
Within Mid Atlantic
 

Associations & Organizations

    • Young Presidents Organization
      Member // Sep '07 - Present
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