Keith Coleman

P.O. Box 17126
Stanford, CA 94309

9/98-Present Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Computer Science, International Security Studies
MS, Computer Science (Expected 06/2004) - Overall GPA: 4.09 / 4.0    (A+ is 4.3)
BS, Computer Science, with Distinction, with Honors (Completed 6/2002) - Overall GPA: 3.93 / 4.0
•  Policy-related coursework in international security, foreign policy, law and economics, technology policy.
•  Computer science coursework in human-computer interaction, networking, operating systems, security.
•  Additional programming coursework at Harvard University. GPA: 4.0 / 4.0.

Committee Member, Board of Trustees, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
•  Serve on Board of Trustees' Committee on Academic Policy, Planning and Management.


Congressional Intern, U.S. Congressman Mike Honda, Washington, DC
•  Drafted policy position letters for the Congressman on issues including US-China trade, Internet surveillance, chemical regulations, and multilingual government services.


International Policy Intern, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
•  Developed international commerce policy for Under Secretary of State, Al Larson.
•  Drafted policy guidelines for helping developing countries move into the global, Internet-based economy.
•  Presented recommendations to interagency groups, including Treasury, Commerce, and Federal Reserve.
•  Collaborated with top executives from major U.S. companies like Mastercard and American Express.
•  Drafted statements for the US-Singapore Free Trade Agreement.


Producer, Tellme Networks, Inc., Mountain View, CA
•  Co-produced Tellme's Driving Directions service that gives step-by-step directions over the telephone.
•  Involved in business, programming, voice interface design, and user testing aspects of the service.
•  Co-inventor on pending patent for innovative components of the directions service.


Internet Application Designer, AlphaBlox Corp., Mountain View, CA
•  Creative force behind a groundbreaking user interface for the start up's flagship product, Analysis Suite.
•  Designed every aspect, from "look and feel" of thin web-based applications to server interface.
•  Project release received with tremendous excitement at national trade shows.


Project Manager, Web Development Consultant, numerous companies, Boston, MA
•  Headed web development and design team to create new web presences for several Boston-area companies, including tech start up InCert Software and defense engineering firm Charles River Analytics.
•  Organized a team of web developers and outside marketing consultants, creating revenues over $30,000.
•  Worked closely with InCert CEO and VP of International Sales.
•  Driving force behind design and technical aspects of the projects.


Founder/Creator, Virtual Weston, Weston, MA
•  Created and developed town-wide communication system centered on a website at
•  Linked town government offices, schools, libraries, and town organizations through the website.


Captain, Stanford Archery Team, Stanford, CA
•  Leading the 3rd-ranked (U.S.) Stanford Archery Team to medals, regional and national honors.
•  Co-founded the Stanford Archery Program in 2002.
•  For more information on the team, see


Consultant, Stanford Consulting, Stanford, CA
•  Developed business strategies for a wireless communications firm and an online music company.
•  Trained by consultants from McKinsey, Bain, and Mercer.


Entrepreneur, Stanford Social Entrepreneurship Group, Stanford, CA
•  Applied business and technical skills to challenges in the non-profit sector.
•  Developed new teaching tools and operations models for the Intel Computer Clubhouse to help under-served children develop their creativity while learning to use computers.


Research Assistant, Mobile People Project, Prof. Mary Baker, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
•  Developed online Identity Management system for Prof. Baker's mobile computing research project.
•  For more information on the project, see


Academic Honors and Awards
•  2002 Firestone Medal for Excellence in Research, Stanford University.
•  Microsoft "Best of Show" Award, 2002 Stanford Software Project Faire.
•  Departmental Excellence Award, Second Prize, 2002 Stanford Software Project Faire.
•  Member of Engineering Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi. Serve as TBP's Corporate Relations Manager.

Athletic Honors and Awards
•  Bronze Medal, Men's Team Round, 2004 U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championship.
•  Named to 2003 All-West Collegiate Archery Team.
•  Hold 2 California State collegiate archery scoring records.

Other Honors and Awards
•  2004 Dean's Award for Outstanding Achievement (Stanford Archery Program), Stanford University.

•  "OnCall: Defeating Traffic Spikes with a Free-Market Application Cluster," With James Norris, Armando Fox, and George Candea. 1st International Conference on Autonomic Computing (ICAC 04). New York, NY. May 2004.
•  "Beyond 'Electronic Pearl Harbor': Lessons for Averting a Digital September 11," Honors Thesis, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University. June 2002.
•  "Cybersecurity Lessons from September 11," Stanford Journal of International Relations. Volume IV, Number I. Spring - Summer 2002.

•  Pending patent #60/345,321: Improving Delivery of Audio Driving Directions via a Telephone Interface.


Programming languages: Java (networking, security, applets, Swing), C# (.NET, security, networking), C++, C (networking, multithreading), Perl, LISP.
Web development: Experience in graphic design, XML, VXML, HTML, DHTML, Java, JavaScript, Flash, Director. Experience with development tools such as Macromedia's Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks.
Graphics: Proficient in graphics development tools including Adobe PhotoShop and Corel Draw.
Platforms: Development experience on Windows, UNIX, and MacOS.

  Language: Working knowledge of French.
Interests: Archery, ice hockey, rollerblading, politics, nursing my newspaper addiction.
Random Fun Facts: Winner of two bronze medals at the National Archery Championships; Climbed two Himalayan peaks over 18,000 feet.