Summary

MULTI-INDUSTRY, CHARISMATIC LEADER with extensive Internet Technology experience. Hands-on senior-level background in the full life cycle of software development and project management with demonstrated cross-functional team leadership. Adept at driving teams to deliver quality products while collaborating with executive management to formulate strategic direction. Effective personal interaction skills with the ability to work closely with non technical clients to define business needs and product requirements. Expertise in the architecture and design of product development and implementation to increase a company’s competitive-edge and efficiency. Led an ‘industry-first’ product from conception to launch. Unique set of skills and talents necessary to create and enable businesses of all sizes to increase and sustain market growth. Visionary innovator with a blend of technical and business savvy.

Work History

Work History
2006 - Present

Chief Technology Officer

http://www.infostrength.com

InfoStrength’s Smart Enterprise Solution provides a SaaS solution for organizations in the Life Science industry. As a fully validated system, the technology targets the protection of Intellectual Property, complies with 21CFR part 11, and supports FDA GxPs reporting mandates.

•  Developed a strategic vision for the redevelopment of an existing application using leading-edge technologies

•  Lead a team to reengineer its existing application to deliver an optimize software as a service solution

•  Designed and implemented a production environment with failover capabilities and disaster recovery

   plans to deliver a 99.96% uptime

Jan 2000 - Present

Director of Technology

Starta Development, Inc.

The Starta Enterprise System developed with C#.Net and Microsoft SQL 2008 delivers a SaaS solution leveraging a web-2.0 platform for managing projects, documentation, workflow processes and contacts.

•  Developed the vision, recruited employees and led a team to deliver an enterprise-level,

   software as a service ERP system for organizations that developed apartments

•  Discovered client’s needs, documented and delivered specifications to the team for custom

   development efforts

•  Architected the data model and software design of the Starta Enterprise System

•  Negotiated terms and developed all relations with investors, clients and vendors

•  Supervised the installation and assisted with the support of all corporate services and hardware,

   including the Phone server, Exchange Mail server, VPN server, file servers, 3-tiered redundant

   backup services

•  Led a development team to deliver quality, on-time and on-budget code releases

•  Public speaker for Wake County Public Schools to encourage the career path for high

   school students

Jan 1995 - Feb 2000

IT Director

Eagle Vision Software Technologies

•  Led teams of software developers to successfully deliver to multiple and simultaneous projects

•  Developed RFPs with attractive business cases for innovative technology initiatives to

   engage new clients

•  Successfully negotiated with the Federal Government to participate as a preferred federal vendor

   (GSA Schedule)

•  Negotiated all terms and guided the advancement of all client and vendor relations

•  Successfully achieved agreements with large organizations, including GE Capital Mortgage,

   Rhone Poulenc  Ag, US Geological, State of North Carolina, and Wake County Public Schools

•  Successfully initiated and managed an intern program with NC State University

1995 - 1996

Certified Instructor

Productivity Point International

•  Successfully delivered instructor-led, classroom-based technical classes for hundreds of students

•  Gained Microsoft certification in multiple curriculums, including MCSD, Visual Basic,

    Windows and MS Project

•  Developed an in-house custom software development department

•  Assisted with the development of courseware for technical curriculums

•  Provided technical support for classroom setup and takedown

1992 - 1995

Systems Manager

GE Mortgage Insurance (now Genworth Financial)

•  Designed, developed and implemented various financial-based applications to capture, compile,

   and validate compliance requirements

•  Led the development of an underwriting and cash flow system for a division in the United Kingdom

•  Designed and developed a tracking system to manage the flow of 1,500 mortgages per month

•  Designed and managed the development of a laptop-based system allowing GE's sales force

   to graphically print dynamic mortgage rates for lenders

•  Assisted of the sales effort by meeting face-to-face with potential clients

•  Founded and managed the first GE Capital Mortgage co-op program by building a

   relationship with NC State University –the program continues today

•  Successfully initiated and managed an intern program with NC State University

Jan 1991 - Jan 1992

Programmer

IBM

•  Coded low-level TCP/IP communication utilities in C to properly translate and route network traffic

Education

Education