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IT Strategy & Planning • Enterprise Architecture • Application Development & Operations • Data Management • Organizational Development • Project & People Management • Big 4 Consulting

Extensive experience with the effective use and management of IT, especially adept at establishing and maturing strategic IT capabilities and leading solutions development initiatives in a variety of organizations and industries. Key strengths include current deep and broad technology expertise, business operations background, executive presence, effective communications, cultural change, enterprise architecture practice development, and industry thought leadership.

Work experience

Apr 2006Present

Senior Manager - IT Strategy & Transformation


Provides advisory insight to Global Fortune 200 companies and government clients to improve their capacity to respond to business needs and technical change while providing high visibility on IT costs and value through experience and proven IT transformation methods.Involves expert project and people management, business development, client relationship building, and deep subject-matter expertise.

Nov 2004Mar 2006

Enterprise Architecture & IT Strategy Consultant


Successfully launched and operated an independent services firm aimed at providing high value IT consulting to the local business base.Performed general management, marketing, client relationship management, and project management.

Jun 2003Oct 2004

Head of IT Planning & Reporting

ING Group

As Department Head, developed and implemented the processes for enterprise-wide IT project portfolio planning and governance, performance measurement, research services, and communications functions within ING’s US Financial Services business unit.Reporting to the IT Chief of Staff, managed a $1.2M budget, 5 direct, and over 40 matrixed resources.Leveraged cross-functional senior leaders and virtual teams to collaboratively define effective processes and measures.Served as the US representative on select international activities.

Feb 2001Jun 2003

AVP - Enterprise Architecture & IT Planning


As Assistant Vice President, developed and implemented the company’s enterprise IT architecture and planning practice for this Health insurance and Employee Benefits firm.Reporting to the Chief Architect, managed an $800K budget, a staff of 5 direct and over 60 matrixed resources.Directed the activities of 12 geographically-separated technical domain teams to deliver technical standards, roadmaps, and tactical plans.Facilitated architecture and planning review boards to ratify technical direction and plans.Developed measurements and reports to ensure effectiveness.Managed research services vendors and usage to ensure maximum cost benefit.

Jan 2000Feb 2001

Manager - IT Architecture

As Manager, refined and managed the execution of the enterprise architecture function for this P&C and Life insurance company.Reporting to the Chief Architect, managed a $600K budget, directed a staff of 6 direct, and over 20 matrixed resources.Leveraged senior IT staff on cross-functional virtual teams to define and institutionalize technology standards and policies.Partnered with the enterprise IT PMO (project management office) to develop and execute architecture review and governance processes for application development projects.