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Richard D. Persen, BS

Member and Chairperson
Rich is an experienced technical documentation professional who served as Senior Principal Technical Writer and Senior Manager at Oracle Corporation. In this capacity, he managed Oracle software application projects for the supply chain including process and discrete manufacturing products.
His life’s work spans military instruction, curriculum and courseware development, video production, immunochemistry development, clinical laboratory diagnostic research, clinical trial design and execution, and the commercialization, marketing, advertising, and promotion of products in a variety of market segments including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, recipe formulation and color control of plastics, paints, coatings and foods.
In addition to his work in clinical laboratory sciences, Rich has documentation experience in manufacturing operations, warehouse management, quality assurance, regulatory management, and materials management. He now consults in new business development and social media. His most recent work has focused on designing and helping deliver a pilot e-portfolio course at Iona using Taskstream.