Lemont E. Southworth |
Senior Systems Consultant
Lemont Southworth has more than twenty five years experience in Information Technology Management,
including five years as an independent consultant specializing in the DataFlo/ Avanté Manufacturing systems
and seven years of high volume Internet development and operations. More than 34 years total IT experience
in mainframes, client-server, and Internet systems in electronic publishing, banking, manufacturing, and air
defense industries. Expert software engineer in UNIBASIC, C, COBOL, FORTRAN, QBOL, and PERL. Systems
expertise includes UNIDATA, UNIX, MVS, Novell, and NT. Responsibilities include creation and management
of online IT department and design and implementation of high reliability, scalable, high volume web sites
for the Los Angeles Times.
University of Oregon (1964-1966)
System Development Corporation - BS in computer science equivalent before computer science degrees were
offered at colleges and universities
Led the development of high volume Internet sites for the Los Angeles Times from concept through
implementation and years of successful operation. Designed and implemented the software that enabled the first
use of American Express, Visa, and Mastercard credit cards in bank ATMs. Served on national and international
standards committees for electronic funds transfer, encryption, and security.
"Basics of EFT Network Switching"; Data Communications, Sept 1983.
"Preparing for the new EFT Standards"; Data Communications, May, 1988.
"Interchange Message specifications for Debit and Credit Card Message Exchange Among Financial Institutions",
with others; American National Standards Institute, 1988.
Embedded Systems Products, Senior Systems Consultant (2001-Present)
Custom software design and development, upgrades, conversions, and communications
with other systems.
Bold New World, Los Angeles, CTO (2001)
Reported directly to the CEO and managed computer operations, support, and development.
Los Angeles Times, Los Angles, Director of Online Technology (1994 to 2000)
Responsible for all technology for development and operation of the Times’ high volume web sites. Reported
directly to the president of latimes.com.
City National Bank, Los Angeles, Vice President (1979 to 1994)
Vector Enterprises, Santa Monica, Executive Vice President (1979-1988)
Advanced System Applications, West Coast Manager, 1978-1979
System Development Corporation, Santa Monica, Software Dev Mgr (1968-1978)