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Andre Moxie Discusses Digital Team Building

In Professionals on October 18, 2010 at 10:54 am

Andre Moxie is an accomplished corporate sales representative with a strong military background. Serving in the Air Force equipped Andre Moxie with a penchant for organization and teamwork that has been a great boon to his professional life. One of the great revolutions in the corporate world, says Andre Moxie, has been the advent of widespread digital communication.

More people than ever, explains Andre Moxie, are telecommuting, working from home, and working while they travel. One benefit of this, says Andre Moxie, is increased individual productivity. Andre Moxie suggests that digital communication may cause fragmentation of the workforce on one level. At the same time, notes Andre Moxie, the digital era makes it possible to communicate and coordinate the actions of people all over the world simultaneously, almost as if they were in a meeting room together.

Andre Moxie is interested in fostering collaborative team productivity that is not mandated by business hours or geographical contingency. Andre Moxie notes that the old fashioned model of assembling a team in a room together to solve problems and pursue innovation is going out of style in our digital society. Corporations will thrive because their employees cooperate to achieve results greater than individual accomplishments, Andre Moxie believes.

Andre Moxie also sees the digital revolution as an excellent opportunity for large organizations to pull together their disparate resources and traveling employees. These days, says Andre Moxie, a team working on a project can do excellent work together without ever meeting in the same room. By way of example, says Andre Moxie, a stateside project manager can exchange data with an overseas web developer, then coordinate the results with a consultant in a wholly different country. The project can then take final form back at the project manager’s desk and be presented triumphantly to the public. As digital communications become more integrated, effective digital team building will only become more common and effective, concludes Andre Moxie.

About Andre Moxie

Andre Moxie entered the world the same year that the Beatles let it be known that they wanted to hold your hand. Born in Ithaca, New York in 1964, Andre Moxie was raised as an independent thinker during a time of great civil unrest. Andre Moxie completed his primary education and then entered the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware in 1983 where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. Following graduation, Andre Moxie relocated to Yuba City, California and entered the Air Force as a 2nd Lieutenant.

From 1988 until 1991 Andre Moxie served his country as a Personnel Officer in command of 25 military Personnel and 30 civilian volunteers. Andre Moxie was stationed at Beale Air Force Base in California, 15th Air Force, Strategic Air Command. While stationed at Beale AFB, Andre Moxie enrolled at Golden Gate University in 1988 where he earned a MS degree in Human Resources Management. In 1991 Andre Moxie completed his service commitment and received the United States Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service.

Turning the corner and heading toward a professional carrier in the private sector, Andre Moxie was recruited in 1991 by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. The company hired Andre Moxie as a sales representative for the pharmaceutical giant to cover the Orlando, Florida territory. In 1995 Andre Moxie left Pfizer for Merck & Co. and was a representative in the Hollywood, Florida territory in the Florida Region.

In 1996, Andre Moxie was promoted to Headquarters for Merck and Company’s. Initially serving as a Field Communications Coordinator for VASOTEC, Andre Moxie acted as a field communication specialist responsible for all field sales communications for Merck’s cardiovascular products. Again advancing in 1997, Andre Moxie accepted the position of Product Trainer HT/HF Market Integration Team Same Sales Trainer at Merck and Co. In that position Andre Moxie was responsible for training representatives about Merck’s cardiovascular products.

In January 1999, Andre Moxie was appointed as Business Manager for the Miami District for Merck and Company. Continuing through the ranks of management, Andre Moxie found himself serving as Acting Senior Director Field of Implementation Team for Hospital and Specialty in 2005. Andre Moxie was entrusted to support and coordinate among sales management, marketing, and direct reports to achieve brand success for all Hospital and Vertical products. Filling yet another management need Andre Moxie accepted an appointment within Merck and Company in 1996 to the position of Senior Director of Training Planning and Brand. In this position, Andre Moxie collaborated with sales and marketing units within the company to fully develop one year and three year training plans, with emphasis on high-quality, value-added programs and resources that affected appropriate behavioral objectives.

Beginning in 2006 and continuing into 2008 Andre Moxie filled the position of Senior Director of Neurology Sales at Merck and Co. for the Southern United States. Andre Moxie was again advanced late in 2008 to the position of Director of Commercial Operations for the Mid South Joint Venture Sales force, Merck and Co.

From January 2010 to the present Andre Moxie has served as the Director of Commercial Operations for the New South Region, Merck and Co. Andre Moxie currently resides in the Metro Atlanta, Georgia area.

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