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ALOK W ADHWANI Entertainment & Technology Designer

Lighting Design, IT Design & Management, Special Projects


P.O. Box 515381 #7424, Los Angeles, CA 90051  Phone (818) 237-3458  Mobile (315) 558-8183  E-mail alok@alokw.com  Web www.alokw.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Center of Emerging Network Technologies, Syracuse University - Syracuse, New York Director, Dave Molta
Technology Analyst & Designer, Project Manager January 2008 to Present
• Currently serving as a project manager and network designer to bringing public Wi-Fi to low-income neighborhoods
• Researched, designed, and administered servers, network devices, and web-based services for student lab use
Thinkwell Design and Production - Burbank, California VP Production & Technical Design, Michael Finney
Lighting Design Intern May 2008 to August 2008
• Responsible for three schematic lighting designs for themed attractions and museums
• Assisted in the technical coordination of a large-scale, international themed event
• Served as a technical lighting consultant for a large-scale mock-up
• Generated schematic network designs for a large-scale CobraNet audio installation
• Prepared digital media for production on DVDs, and electronic publication
Valley Christian High School - San Jose, California Director of Technology, Michael Annab
Digital Displays Manager July 2007 to January 2008
• Deployed and remotely managed a 42” informational plasma display in the main high school lobby
• Designed and maintained content remotely, working with Omnivex digital signage software over a VPN connection
IT Assistant Summers, 2006 & 2007
• Assisted the Director of Technology, Systems Administrator, & Network Administrator on a day to day basis
• Assisted in the installation and deployment of Cisco Catalyst 3750 edge switches & (28) Cisco 1242 Access Points
LIGHTING DESIGN
Smokey Joe’s Cafe Starving Artists, NY DIR: Dominique Stasiulis 2009
The Mikado Syracuse University Opera Theatre, NY DIR: Eric Johnson 2009
Steel Pier Syracuse University Drama, NY DIR: David Wanstreet 2008
Arabian Nights Syracuse University Drama, NY DIR: Stephen Cross 2008
Dido and Aeneas Syracuse University Opera Theatre, NY DIR: Eric Johnson 2008
Oedipus Rex Black Box Players, NY DIR: Nicholas Pescosolido 2007
ASSISTANT LIGHTING DESIGN
Rigoletto Syracuse Opera, NY LD: Alex Koziara 2007
A Christmas Carol Syracuse Stage, NY LD: Dawn Chiang 2006
Rhinoceros (Associate) Black Box Players, NY LD: Jason Read 2006
The Sound of Music Syracuse Stage, NY LD: A. Nelson Ruger IV 2005
RELATED DESIGN & CONSULTING
And the World Goes ‘Round Syracuse University Drama, NY Scenic Designer 2009
Sweeney Todd Syracuse University Drama, NY Projection Designer 2008
The Threepenny Opera Manilus Pebble Hill High School, NY Moving Light Consultant 2008
My One and Only Syracuse University Drama, NY Costume LED Consultant 2007
Tape Black Box Players, NY Projection & Sound Designer 2006
HONORS
Arthur Storch Design Award Syracuse University Drama, NY April 2008
Excellence in Visual & Performing Arts Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, CA May 2005
Quest For Excellence Award Valley Christian High School, CA May 2005
EDUCATION
B.F.A. Theatre Design and Technology Syracuse University, NY August 2005 to May 2009
Minor in Information Technology Design Training: Alex Koziara, Felix Cochren, Rob Andrusko, Maria Marrerro

SPECIAL SKILLS
Lighting Design ETC, High End, Jands, & Strand Consoles. Color Kinetics, High End, Martin, & SGM LED & Intelligent
Fixtures. AutoCAD, AutoBLOCK, ESP Vision, LightWright, VectorWorks, & WYSIWYG Software.
Computer Software Mac OS X, Windows NT through Windows 7, Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian Operating Systems. Apple
Mail, iLife, iWork, MS Access, Entourage, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Word. Adobe
Photoshop & Illustrator, Apple DVD Studio & Final Cut Pro, Motion, & SoundTrack Pro, MaxMSP/Jitter.
Information Tech. Mac OS X, Windows, & Linux Servers. LAMP, DHCP, DNS, RRAS, TCP/IP, Routing & Switching,
Wireless Networks, Cisco Solutions, & VoIP. HTML, PHP, CSS Programming. MySQL & FileMaker Pro.
References available upon request.
Portfolio and full resume available online. www.alokw.com