Linda G. Branagan

133 Noriega Street - San Francisco, CA 94122 - h:415.661.3018 - c:415.860.7983


A senior project, department, and executive manager with experience in both engineering and marketing roles and a proven ability to plan and deliver Internet technology products.


Alliant University, Alemeda, CA.  MA in Organizational Psychology expected June, 2002.
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson TX. Graduate level credits in Cognition and Neuroscience.
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA. BA in Professional Writing.


Construct Internet Design was a highly technical Internet professional services company with a substantial blue-chip client base.  The 18-person company was acquired by IllusionFusion! in March of 1999.

Acting General Manager, San Francisco, February 2000 - August 2000.

Acting General Manager, New York, December 1999 - February 2000. Director of Engineering, April 1998 - November 1999. Intervista Software, Inc. developed 3D Internet applications based on the Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML).  They were acquired by Platinum Technology in May 1998.

Product Manager, August 1997 - March 1998.

Project Manager, November 1996 - August 1997. Light Source, Inc. developed the Colortron, a hardware and software product used for color measurement primarily in the graphic arts and publishing industries. It was acquired by X-Rite, Inc. in March, 1997.

Project Manager, February - October 1996.

Z-Code Software developed Z-Mail, a cross-platform electronic mail application. Acquired by Network Computing Devices in March 1994.  Product Marketing Specialist,Quality Assurance and Technical Publications Manager, August 1993 - January 1996.

Convex Computer Corporation manufactured high speed mainframe computer systems and was acquired by Hewlett Packard in December 1995.  System Engineer, Documentation and Training Developer, January 1989 - August 1993.

Publications and Professional Activities:

Panel Member, National Research Council Board of Assessment for the National Institute of Technology.  This 20-personal panel of academic and industry specialists meets twice annually to evaluate the quality and nature of work done in the Information Technology Laboratory at NIST.  Our evaluations are used both internally by NIST administration and externally as part of the federal program review and budgeting process.

Author, VRML: Low Tech Illusion for the World Wide Web, chapter 7 in Digital Illusion: Entertaining the Future with High Technology, edited by Clark Dodsworth, Jr. and published by Addison Wesley. Ghost-written for Tony Parisi.

Producer and Chair, Computer Animation Festival, SIGGRAPH 1996, often referred to as "the Academy Awards of Computer Graphics". Responsible for conceiving and implementing a risky and non-traditional theme and vision; assembling and managing a jury of experts, a volunteer staff of ten, and a six figure budget; supervising film editing and video post production; editing and approving conference publications; conducting press interviews.

Author, The Frame Handbook, with M. Sierra. Published by O'Reilly & Associates.