Crisantos Hajibrahim served in the United States Marine Corps as a Communication Center Operator/Computer Systems Specialist (2542/4066) from 1996-2000. He was assigned to the Department of Defense Military Communication School, 29 Palms,California, and continued his Advanced Communication Training with Data Communication Platoon, 7th Communications Battalion, Okinawa, Japan. Crisantos was stationed at Camp Pendleton where he served as
Crisantos Hajibrahim served in the United States Marine Corps as a Communication Center Operator/Computer Systems Specialist (2542/4066) from 1996-2000. He was assigned to the Department of Defense Military Communication School, 29 Palms,California, and continued his Advanced Communication Training with Data Communication Platoon, 7th Communications Battalion, Okinawa, Japan. Crisantos was stationed at Camp Pendleton where he served as a Network Field Engineer. He was then assigned to J-6 Command Group 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade where he served the remainder of his enlistment as a member of the brigade’s elite communications staff in a command group operations communication center. Lance Corporal Hajibrahim deployed to Kenya in support of Operation Natural Fires, where he was awarded a Meritorious Accommodation.
"the Marine Corps gave me a solid foundation in communications & technology!"
Upon completion of his enlistment from the Marine Corps, Crisantos was recruited by the Washington, D.C. based, Capital Area Internet Service, as a project manager / field engineer, assigned to the Los Angeles area.
"a lot of stuff transpired in-between"
In December 2004, Crisantos set out to create his own successful information technology service company. VIRUSwoman, Inc.,specializing in providing businesses, government, and corporate organizations with unique and proprietary anti-virus solutions.
"and then a lot of stuff after that"
Crisantos was awarded with the Aflac Entrepreneur Civic Award for his business and work with veterans. He has also been featured in the Wall Street Journal, in several magazines including Entrepreneur, Var-Business, Veteran Business as well as a Google case study.
Crisantos has spoken at several industry events including a Google Developer’s Conference (Google IO),Linux Expo and Vendor Expos.
Crisantos serves as a member of Elite SDVOB Los Angeles Chapter, Latino Business Coalition, Los Angeles Entrepreneurs Club.
Sr. Director of Business Development @ From May 2015 to Present (8 months) Founder @ Responsible for spreading the word about Google Apps to small businesses. (Law Firms,Financial, Real Estate, Construction and many other industries) But more importantly educating people on the value of Google Apps for their business and helping them implement Google Apps. From December 2004 to Present (11 years 1 month) Greater Los Angeles AreaFounder and Managing Partner @ Advisory Role From December 2010 to Present (5 years 1 month) Greater Los Angeles AreaCo-Founder and Manager @ Co-founded and manage the world's largest and most popular Mediterranean - Middle Eastern cooking website with video and interaction. Featured on the Front Page of the WSJ, CNN, and other major publications. From January 2007 to Present (9 years) Founder and CEO @ Integrating Broadsoft Hosted VOIP with Google Apps and then creating a Unified Communication eco-system built around Google Apps resellers and Broadsoft service providers.
Sold to Vonage From November 2011 to May 2015 (3 years 7 months) Computer Systems Specialist (4066)/Communication Center Operator (2452) @ Small Computer systems specialists ensure the proper installation, configuration, and operation of stand-alone and client- server information systems. They install, operate, and maintain microcomputer and Local and Wide Area Network (LAN/WAN) systems. They configure, optimize, administer, and troubleshoot microcomputer network hardware and operating system software using Marine Corps standard network operating software and protocols. These include TCP/IP network design and installation and TCP/IP network administration. Their responsibilities include operating system and application configuration and integration of multiple information systems in a networked environment. Small computer systems specialists support a myriad of computer and network operating systems to include. UNIX, Windows New Technology (NT), Netware (IPX), and TCP/IP. These Marines also perform operating system and applications management in support of the Defense Messaging System (DMS) and the Tactical Data Network (TDN) server. From August 1996 to August 2000 (4 years 1 month)
Crisantos H. is skilled in: Small Business, Government, Non-profits, New Business Development, Strategic Planning, Business Strategy, Public Speaking, Problem Solving, Negotiation, Google Apps, Unified Communications, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Marketing, Start-ups