Experienced Chief Information Officer, Technology Leader and Business Partner
Customer focused, cross functional IT professional experienced in matrixed global environments. Leverages creative thinking and big picture skills, blending technology expertise and business acumen to drive profitability, reorganization, merger integration and growth.
Track record of delivering results in Fortune 1000 companies – Goss International, AlixPartners, General Motors, DirecTV, Johnson Controls, Deloitte and AlliedSignal. Combination of Fortune 500 industry and Big 4 consulting experience coupled with strong business and technical expertise.
Experienced in improving bottom line performance through the improved use of technology. Comprehensive knowledge across all IT disciplines - advanced information technologies, strategy, development, architecture, implementation and integration of systems, on-going support of business applications, infrastructure, data center build out and operation, user support, outsourcing, cloud computing, SAAS, and project portfolio management. Full departmental and project P&L accountability.
·Recognized for leadership skills, building consultative relationships, business acumen with bottom line focus. Superior results in CXO business environments, relationship management, trust building.
·Full life cycle business transformation project experience - requirements definition, fit gap analysis, selection, blue printing, process definition and reengineering, data migration, configuration, customization, training, go-live preparation, risk mitigation, post implementation support with outsourcing and governance.
·Successfully led development and deployment of multiple distributed business systems based on emerging application platforms - Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Date Warehousing, Business Intelligence (BI), ERP (SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle) in both client service and web based (cloud computing/SAAS) environments with full enterprise scope.
·Created scalable global enterprise wide infrastructures providing platforms for growth and enabling rapid integration of acquisitions – including frame relay WAN, internet via VPN, satellite backup, standardized desktops, mobile computing, asset management, email systems and 24x7 Help Desks.
·Implemented offshore/near shore development center for IT software development and engineering design services at >40% savings. Advanced negotiation skills resulting in creative win-win deals.
·Skilled in technology selection, from PDA to Main Frame, based on scalability, total costs and business requirements.
·Throughout career, led merger integration projects, successfully integrating acquired companies.
·Extensive budgetary and management experience with global IT organizations, leading large cross functional teams. Demonstrated team leading ability - recruitment, development, motivation, training and retention.
·Established ability to define and simplify solutions based on their strategic value and connecting costs to value achieved (ROI).