Douglas E. Welch is available to speak to your group or association
The Internet is exploding and with it, people's interest in how
it effects their lives, homes and busineses. Misconceptions abound
and most people are left with no one to turn to for honest and
Ican offer your professional association, user group, or employees
a clear view of the Internet and how it functions. This then allows
them to understand how the Internet fits into their unique business
plans and how they can use the available tools to build a better
As a member of many computer user groups over the years, I have
presented programs ranging from beginner topics to advanced concepts
for groups from 1 to 100.
My writing, for both national and local publications, has covered
this same wide range. I am regularly published in such magazines
as Electronic Retailing, netProfits$, Network World, Infoworld, Wired, Macworld and many others. A full listing of my writing credits is available on this site as well.
As a columnist for ComputorEdge Magazine, I am exploring the important aspects of building and
maintaining a Hi-Tech Career. My previous columns for LAMG's MacDigest
and Small Business Computing have always focused on helping the
experienced businessperson understand computer concepts.
My current position as a freelance writer and consultant provides
me a unique position and allows me to cut through the hype and
the bluster. As the former Director of MIS for Hollywood Online,
I am experienced with what it takes to develop, install and maintain
high capacity web sites. Previous to that, my 5 years as a Senior
Microcomputer Analyst for Walt Disney Imagineering gave me a deep
understanding of the operations of large corporations and their
My sessions for Networks Expo '96 in Boston and Dallas ranked very
high among attendees who enjoyed my abilty to make the sessions
interesting, entertaining and pertinent to their real-world challanges.
Itailor my sessions to your audience, whether that be prepared
remarks and/or an open Q&A session.
You can contact me via electronic mail (email@example.com)
or phone (818-781-6955) so we can discuss your needs and scheduling
Note: Host organization must provide travel expenses outside of
the Greater Los Angeles Area.