Robert Renda, Jr.





State University of New York at Albany

M.S. in Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology, May 1995
Concentration in English as a Second Language and Computer Based Training

B.A. in Russian, Magna Cum Laude; minor in Linguistics, December 1993

Professional Leadership and Development Course—Butzbach, FRG              
Eight week course designed to develop leadership and communication skills for future non-commissioned officers.
March 1990
Defense Language Institute, Monterey CA (San Francisco Branch)           
Russian Basic Course, March 1988

NBC Desktop Video - Multimedia Engineer
Development of multimedia authoring tools, quality assurance engineering, and user training for NBC Desktop Video software for both backend server applications and frontend API’s, and development of multimedia materials for Satellite Ground Control software at General Electric’s Research and Development Center.
General Electric - Systems Integrator
Design and development of a fully functional production center for General Electric to allow utility companies to utilize Automated Meter Reading technology via the Internet, installation supervision and troubleshooting of Automated Meter Reading technology at customer sites, development of training materials, and the training of users at remote sites.

 US Military Intelligence Branch
 Russian/German linguist.  Signal Intelligence/Voice Intercept Operator
 Debriefing and escort of defectors and émigrés -- Germany, 1988-1991