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Lauren Gould
Information Architect
Connecting the dots from Concept to Code

Lauren has been working for Interactive Health Systems for 16 years developing the content, process and testing of interactive psycho-educational software, as well as implementing and administrating its use within corporations and healthcare organizations.

Personal Statement:
I truly enjoy the challenge of navigating the unknown. My greatest strength is the ability to "cognize" the whole picture from multiple perspectives which gives me the capacity to distinguish details that were previously unforeseen. As a team player, I contribute insight, innovation, integration and independence to daily activities. As a leader, I am motivated by truth, passion, commitment and quality. I have a strong desire to work with talented people and emerging technologies to evolve old paradigms of knowledge into new forms of value.

2000: Dot Com Consulting and small website construction
Big brainstorming! Exploring emerging revenue models? Networking…

1999: Product Manager for www.Masteringstress.com
Directed the development of content, graphics, functionality and business objectives.

1998: Producer of “Discover, Decide & Act” CD-ROM for adolescents
Designed the self-directed educational tool with administrative features.

1997: Project Manager for the Advanta contract
Managed the development of interactive content for the Relationship Domain.

1996: Creative Director for “The Mastering Stress” CD-ROM
Implemented the content and logic for a suite of expert-guided sessions.

1995: Team Leader for the Prodigy project
Established an online Self-Help center on Prodigy.

1991: Administrative Director of the Gould Centers
Planned and executed the delivery of outpatient mental health services specifically for Managed Care. Developed and documented an information system that integrated the needs of patients, therapists, office staff and insurance payers.

1988: Account Executive for customers of the “Therapeutic Learning Program”
Created training manuals and orientation materials to support a variety of clients in the integration and use of the TLP, including a chain of psychiatric hospitals.

1984: Course Development System Programmer
Coded interactive sessions with a newly developed authoring tool. Applied structure to clinical concepts to facilitate the creation of maps, storyboards and new products.