‍‍Matthew Polaniecki


Masters Degree | 2016 | Quinnipiac University

  • Major: Instructional Design

Bachelor of Arts | 2010 | Queens College of New York

  • Major: Psychology
  • Minor: Computer Information Technology

Certificates | Coursera

  • Introduction to Software Product Management by University of Alberta on Coursera. Certificate earned on 1/24/2016.
  • Software Processes and Agile Practices by University of Alberta on Coursera. Certificate earned on 2/4/2016.


Supervisor of Technology and Learning Environments | Mount Sinai | November 2016 – Present

Product Manager | Transperfect | November 2015 – November 2016

  • Developed and supported client-facing Learning Management System based on custom Moodle framework. Clientele included top pharmaceutical research companies, with users around the globe.
  • Managed an international development team using the Agile methodology.
  • Implemented a Linux infrastructure and trained a helpdesk team to support the environment.
  • Worked with Quality Assurance departments to ensure the LMS is validated and 21 CFR Part 11 compliant.
  • Developed SCORM courses as lead instructional designer using Articulate Storyline and Captivate.
  • Developed prototype mobile application using IONIC framework.

Instructional Designer | Yeshiva University | June 2014 – November 2015

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, faculty, and instructors, to develop and implement online and blended courses throughout Yeshiva University.
  • Directed purchase decisions related to multimedia and computer hardware.
  • Direct contact for all Moodle related student support requests.
  • Filmed and edited videos for course content using Adobe Premiere and Camtasia.
  • Assisted in the development of custom WordPress sites.
  • Implemented Adobe Connect, Techsmith Relay, and many other educational technology applications throughout the University.

Educational Technology Specialist | Yeshiva University | July 2013 – June 2014

  • Implement and update best practices for graduate school professors and 250+ students using educational technology in the classroom and beyond.
  • Assist teachers with content creation for online classes.
  • Moodle expert and point of contact for student and professor support.
  • Monitor and maintain AGS web presence.
  • Designed and implemented tablet (iPad and Nexus) workflows for a variety of projects.
  • Developed learning initiatives using WordPress, Canvas, and other platforms.
  • Filmed and edited student portfolio projects using Adobe Premiere.
  • Developed and supported WordPress based MOOC for 2400 users across 60 countries.

Director of Technology | Yeshiva Har Torah | September 2010 – June 2013

  • Provided lead IT support for growing N-8 School of 540 students and 100 staff members.
  • Implemented Google Apps for Education, Sophos Web Filter and Endpoint Protection.
  • Windows Server 2003 (DHCP / DNS server configuration, Active Directory overhaul and Group Policy).
  • Point of contact and expert in student management system (INFOGRASP).
  • Managed all audio – visual equipment including SMARTBOARDS and recording equipment.
  • Advised on building committee for construction of new floor / integration with existing network.
  • Responsible for engaging in negotiations with many vendors to procure equipment and low voltage installations.
  • Trained staff in a wide range PC skills and assisted with many educational projects.