Kenneth Neil Fricklas

Director of Content Development, Penn Atlantic
Adobe / Macromedia Trainer
and Author



6825 Bugle Court
Boulder, CO. 80301
(H) 303-530-0252
(C) 303-717-2419

Other Current Activities:

Partner, AccessNet Communications
Agent (Trainer), Adobe Corporation
Technical Advisor, E-Town
Center Developer, Boulder Community Network

Technical Experience:

Extensive experience in all phases of computer software projects, including design, data modeling, requirements and specification, programming, test cycles, production, version control, maintenance, budgeting and project management, and systems engineering. In depth knowledge of most emerging and current internet technologies.


Macromedia ColdFusion MX 7, Advanced HTML, JavaScript, XML, XSL, XForms, Flash, web graphics, streaming technologies, CGI, Java, etc., extensive experience with Apache and IIS web servers.

Training and Technical Editing:

ColdFusion Trainer, Adobe / Macromedia Corporation, GT Alliance, Train Simple, others.  Instructor, internet related courses at the University of Denver, WestNet (Regis College), Boulder Community Network.  Co-author, ColdFusion® MX Developer's Handbook™, Sybex 2003. Co-author, Advanced Macromedia ColdFusion MX 7 Application Development, Macromedia 2005. Technical editor for Disinformation and Alt-X online web magazines, as well as Ben Forta's Cold Fusion Web Construction Kit, 3rd ed. Speaker at Internet World New York and Internet World California on many occasions, Macromedia DevCon 2001, Macromedia MAX 2003 and 2005.

Operating Systems:

Windows Servers (NT through 2003), Windows (all), MS/DOS, MacOS, Linux, Unix Variants.

Graphical User Interfaces:

Windows 95/NT/2000/XP, MacOS, Tcl/Tk.


ColdFusion MX, SQL (SQL Server, Oracle, mySQL), C, C++, TCL/Tk, Perl, JavaScript, Java, Pascal, xBase, ActionScript, some Visual Basic, Visual C++, some PHP.


B.S./E.E.C.S. University of Colorado, Boulder 1985.
Management Certificate UCB 1989.

Technical Resume

Director of Content Development, Penn Atlantic (2006-Present)

Lead php and database architect and developer, as well as responsible for 3rd party product integration and 3rd party content distribution relationships. Design, management and implementation of large-scale software development projects for internet broadcast of sporting events.

Senior Consultant, Breckenridge Communications (2003-present), Innovar Group (2005-2006), Penn Atlantic (2006-2007)

Senior consultant. Lead designer, architect, developer, and programmer. Projects involve ColdFusion, SQL, and other technologies as required. Design, management, and implementation of various projects for industries including travel, media/music, streaming media, content management, insurance, e-commerce, and real estate. ( and

CTO, Mallfinder Network (1998 - 2003)

As Chief Technical Officer of Mallfinder Network / PC Menu LLC, I was responisble for the architecture, lead programming, and integration of an application service platform that supported hundreds of retail malls, thousands of retailers, and many technology partners including DoubleClick, Akamai, MapQuest and others.  I managed all development, provided technology consulting services to our partners, evaluated new technologies, and sat on industry panels and trade organizations. (

Director of Internet Development, Eclipse, Inc. (1997-1998)

Director of Internet Development for a medium sized developer and distributor of hard-goods distribution management software.  I managed the development of and co-developed web sites and database access applications for our Eclipse and its customers. Eclipse has recently been acquired by Intuit.

Senior Architect/Developer, The Radiance Group (formerly AND Interactive ATG) (1995 - 1997)

Senior developer on web based development projects for a medical patient records system company. I was responsible for developing software for developing vertical market intranet applications, researching new technologies for use in cutting-edge web sites, and developing standards for use in integrated systems. At AND Interactive I was also co-founder and developer of Disinformation.

Technical Manager, U S WEST Technologies (Oct. 1992 - Nov. 1995)

Technical Manager, public Notes project. Involved in programming and systems engineering on the !NTERACT electronic mail interoperability project. Involved in design and implementation of user interfaces and underlying database, vendor relations and problem tracking, vendor software and hardware evaluation, and research into future project implementation. I also planned and developed third party relationships to create a groupware offering.

Other Large Projects (consulting):

TCI (W&W Corp.)(1992) Interactive television programming system development
Minorco, USA (1992) Implemented and designed global X.25 WAN
IBM. (1989-1992) Designed, managed and implemented several publications related systems for OS/2, Windows, VM, and MVS.
Breckenridge Ski Corp.
 (Victoria, Ltd.) (1989)
Designed and implemented database systems for online ticketing and ski school payroll/tracking/scheduling.
Micro Decisionware. (1986-1989) I was the eighth employee and developed all PC based software, and later was primary presales support engineer.   Company eventually became a part of Sybase, Inc.

Work before 1986:

IBM (1986) Programmed Novell compatible MRP system with barcode input at various assembly stations for factory services.
AT&T (1985) System administrator for development testing computer. Involved UNIX system administration and reporting.
Mentor Graphics (1984-1985) Programmed prototypes of PC-based CAE products for Windows and GEM environments.
Boulder Computer Resource Center (1982-1984) Custom database programming for various clients.


Other Technical Activities

Boulder Community Net (1995 - Present)

I am the arts, entertainment and recreation coordinator for Boulder Community Net, a nonprofit public outreach Internet service. I have done complete development of the E-Town and Chautauqua sites, done ongoing development of the Arts, Entertainment, Sports, and Recreation centers for BCN, and have assisted groups in production of pages for all these centers.  I also have served on the board and technical advisory committees since 1997.

AccessNet Communications (1995 - Present)

I am the managing partner in a web hosting business with a growing client base. AccessNet provides secure commerce and web hosting services, as well as web site development and graphic arts production.

Application Solutions (1989-2000)

This is a private, self-operated company that provides support for primarily PC based applications for many area small companies. It has involved setting up and troubleshooting many different PC based software applications, extensive hardware setup and debugging, as well as programming many applications for individuals and small companies. Most programming work has involved C++, Windows, Windows NT and Novell environments, as well as a limited amount of UNIX and Macintosh.



Recent Consulting (partial):

Mallfinder URLs

Boulder Community Network

Primary Developer of: AND Pages: AccessNet Home Page: