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Glenn R. Greer

19 Selby Lane
Atherton, CA 94027
(650) 388-8776
glennskii@gmail.com
social media: glennSKii Meyer
www.glennskii.com (music)
www.machspeedwhippets.com (dog-sport)

PROFILE

my experience and expertise are very broad and holistic. I am a musician, dog-trainer/breeder/enthusiast, geographer, and teacher/tutor. I have spent most of adult life so far in Europe and Asia but presently reside in the San
Francisco Bay Area. I am a U.S. citizen originally from the East Coast and Texas. Presently in my 40’s, my accumulated skills and work experience are spread across the fields of music/audio, computers, community/
house management, events/entertainment, dog breeding/training and geography/travel.

EXPERIENCE
HOUSE AND COMMUNITY MANAGER, BLACKBOX; ATHERTON,CA — MAR 2012 - NOV 2013

Over 1.5 years as the community and house manager at a Silicon Valley Startup Incubator (18 beds) for foreign
entrepreneurs. Responsibilities included: check-ins & check-outs; house organization; event/party organization,
organize cleaners, gardeners, etc.; help foreign guests acclimatize and find their way around the valley; promote
and accept reservations by AirBnB.com and referrals, and many other duties. www.blackbox.vc
MUSICIAN/PERFORMER/ARTIST, SELF-EMPLOYED; POLAND/VIETNAM/USA — 1998-PRESENT

(Poland) Composed and recorded multiple albums with band and solo on labels like Sony Music Poland and
Warner Poland; received 2 gold albums (gold = 50,000 albums sold) and 1 platinum (100,000 albums) as well as
many other awards; performed hundreds of festivals, concerts, tours, clubbing-mc nights, music videos, interviews, etc; supported, interviewed, and piloted/translated for many famous musicians from the global music
scene; remixed songs for other bands.
CYCLICAL MUSIC EVENT ORGANIZER, SELF-EMPLOYED; POLAND/VIETNAM/USA — 2005 - 2011

Poland 2005 - 2010: Club Papryka; Sopot: Conceptualized, organized, managed, promoted, and co-performed
a very successful weekly jam session for about 5 years. These Wednesday evening events were almost always
very full till closing very late in the evening. The fame of this weekly event went national and many famous musicians would attend and perform when visiting from other parts of the country and Europe.
Vietnam 2011: Thi Cafe; Ho Chi Minh City, “Backpacker’s District”: Successful weekly concerts and jam
sessions during my time in the city. Thi Cafe was the most hip place to go for live music in this district at that
time and these evenings were part of the reason.
DOG-TRAINER/BREEDER (SEMI-PROFESSIONAL), SELF-EMPLOYED; PL/VN/USA -- 2006-PRESENT

Many years of research, training , and experience with dogs from early childhood -- Dozens of books read and
documentary films on subjects of dog breeds, canine behavior, origins of dogs, dog training, dog sport, etc.
Presently own 4 whippets and have taken part in dog shows on 3 continents. One litter bred and whelped in
2011, one litter studded in 2011 (in Missouri, USA), and one litter co-bred in 2013 (Santa Clara, California, USA).
Co-designer and owner of first carbon-fiber dog-sulky (a chariot-like vehicle pulled by working dogs), owner of a
lure-coursing machine for dog-sport/fun/exercise, and unofficial holder of world record for longest thrown object
caught by a dog” (at over 150 yards) More information at: www.machspeedwhippets.com.

TEACHER -- ESL (ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE), VARIOUS SCHOOLS & INSTITUTIONS; PL/VN

Vietnam (2011): Nguyen Tat Thanh University (Languages College) in Ho Chi Minh City, VN. Taught a number
of classes English as a Second Language for one full semester -- filling in for a long-term teacher taking a semester leave of absence(half-year).
Poland (1992-2000): (1992-1993) Instructor of English at University of Warsaw (Linguistics Department) and
English Tutor/Technical Writing Proofreader at SGGW Agricultural University in Warsaw. (1993-2008) Part-time
Private English Language Tutor.

TEACHER -- ELEMENTARY EDUCATION; POLAND -- 1996-1997

AES (Amerykanska Szkola Podstawowa) in Maly Kack, Gdynia, Poland: Full-Time Instruction of Math, Science, and English at this small, private international elementary school. Instruction mostly in English with some
use of Polish to provide clarity to some students who are at a lower level of English than the class average.
Other duties included school field trips, athletics, tutoring and mentoring.
MISC. TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC EXPERIENCE; USA -- 1990’S

Soil Mapping (USDA Soil Conservation Service); Lab-Technician (soils testing; environmental testing) at Texas
A&M University.
EDUCATION

Texas A&M University -- Bachelor’s of Science in Geography (1990: College Station, Texas)
SKILLS

Computer: Apple and PC, Logic Pro, Sony Acid, Sony Vegas, Photoshop, Corel, MS Word, Excel, Pages,
WordPress (blogs), basic HTML, advanced use of internet, knowledge of many other programs and applications,
quick grasping of new software and ideas, basic PC construction and repair // video editing/production, audio
editing/production and voice-overs, blog creation, basic website creation.
Music: production, performance (vocals), composition, improvisation, remixing, concert setup and mixing, event
creation, event planning and promotion, cyclical jam session creation.
Canine: Dog training, dog-sport, dog-breeding, dog-showing, general dog-care/health.
Bed & Breakfast / Community Management: Booking and promotion (including Air BnB), daily house/
community management, event organization, basic house/grounds upkeep.
Foreign Languages: Polish (fluent), Russian (fair), Spanish (fair), Hungarian (beginner with a grasp of grammar
and pronunciation)
Teaching: ESL (all ages); elementary math and science; tutoring
HOBBIES

Music, Geography, Travel, Dog-Sports, Dog-Disc, Frisbee, Cycling, Dog-Sulky, Ethnic/World Cuisine, Vegetarian
Cuisine, Languages, Documentary Films, Improvisation, Comedy.
REFERRALS

Fadi Bishara (Blackbox) -- Palo Alto, California, USA : (650)799-5501 fadi@blackbox.vc
Erin Campbell DVM (Silicon Valley Animal Hospital) -- Santa Clara, California, USA : (408)394-7891
Artur Sieracki (Club Papryka / Sfinks)-- Sopot, PL : artur@klubpapryka.pl
Mackenzie Hall (Blackbox) -- Bay Area, California, USA: (617)240-1117 mackenzie@blackbox.vc
Bill Wallisch (AES) -- bill.wallisch@gmail.com ; (719)216-1053
LINKS

www.glennskii.com (Music/Audio)
www.machspeedwhippets.com (Dog Training/Breeding/Sport)
www.machspeedwhippets.wordpress.com (Dog Training/Breeding/Sport)
www.saigonvegetarian.wordpress.com (Blog Creation)
www.blackbox.vc (Community/House/Event Management)


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