Doug Fuss has been a member of Savannah SCORE since 2000. He has advised numerous clients and small businesses in the greater Savannah area including information technology companies, online retailers, and start-up enterprises. Marketing and sales strategy development is one of his specialties. Following his formal education, Mr. Fuss embarked on a 33 year career in sales, marketing and market development with IBM. During this period he held numerous positions in direct sales and headquarters marketing including Branch Manager, Industry Manager, Director of Industry Software Solution Development, and European Business Partner Manager-Software. In 1997, Mr. Fuss retired following six years in Paris and London and moved, with his wife Susan, to Savannah. In addition to his counseling with SCORE, he has been engaged in USAID funded software projects in Jordan, Macedonia, Lebanon, and Uzbekistan. Mr. Fuss graduated from Cornell University with an advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering.