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Summary

10-year experienced, passionate technology professional with a track record of successfully employing result-oriented strategies that improve efficiency and reduce costs while collaborating with customers to continuously develop and manage opportunities.

Skills

TECHNICAL BREADTH

EXPERTISE ACROSS ALL INFRASTRUCTURE RESOURCES, VIRTUALIZATION & DATA CENTER OPERATIONS

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

DEEP ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS, ARTICULATE A VISION & DEFINE ROADMAPS TO STRENGTHEN TECHNOLOGY CAPABILITIES

STRATEGY 

STRENGTH IN EVALUATING, DEFINING, RECOMMENDING & EXECUTING END-TO-END SOLUTIONS COMPETITIVE WITHIN THE INDUSTRY

COMMUNICATION 

EXPERT PRESENTER & COMMUNICATOR RECOGNIZED FOR THE ABILITY TO FORGE SOLID RELATIONSHIPS WITH TEAMS, LEADERSHIP, CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

STRENGTHS ACROSS METRICS, REPORTING, PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND BUSINESS CONSULTING

VISIONARY

CREATIVE MARKETING SKILL SETS PRODUCING INNOVATIVE & TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS SHOWCASING BUSINESS VALUE

Work History

product Manager

Durham COE | EMC
OCT 2013Present

STRATEGIC PLANNING, VISION & LEADERSHIP

  • Created 2-year strategy and execution product roadmap to reduce overall operational costs of resources, infrastructure and applications across the Durham COE. Strategy created an alignment between business & technology plans and CIO strategic initiatives
  • Partnered w/executive leadership team to evaluate technology challenges, define new structures, and build governance model of global on-demand infrastructure framework to deliver scalable & agile environments delivered through Infrastructure Services
  • Executed & developed infrastructure efficiency strategy across all work streams.  Strategy included KPI measurements presented quarterly to the CIO & executive team
  • Lead end-to-end product management of global DCIM solution providing business units with increased efficiency across design, operations & monitoring of lab infrastructure

SOLUTIONS, DESIGN & DELIVERY

  • Global Product Infrastructure Lead (Durham) developing best practices with Centers of Excellence in India, China, Russia, Israel, Egypt, and Ireland
  • Lead lab optimization & transformation engagements with internal business units consolidating R&D hosted environments to new solutions in Durham
  • Responsible for full product marketing strategy & roadmap
  • Responsible for managing internal communications to ensure all relevant work streams are strategically aligned
  • Managed Service Portfolio of Infrastructure & Technology Offerings

Data Center Engineer

IT | EMC
Oct 2010Oct 2013
  • Partnered with leadership team in managing the migration and transformation of applications to EMC’s durham cloud datacenter (500 Apps, 3,000 Servers) 
  • Managed Cold Aisle Containment program inclusive of implementation, business value impact & cost savings analysis
  • Coordination of data center metrics, data warehouse & SOP's
  • Lead Change Management activities across network, storage & compute infrastructure
  • Coordination of maintenance scheduling with vendors, data center staff & application owners
  • Led design of data center widget providing real-time data center metrics across the desktop & mobile application 

Auditor

IT | EMC
Dec 2008Oct 2010
  • Responsible for auditing inventory across regional data centers
  • Coordination of audit reporting
  • Creating & Maintenance of audit database
  • Responsible for data synchronization of audit results to DCIM tool

RECOGNITION

INNOVATION

EMC CTO OFFICE
20132015

WINNER OF 2015 CTO INNOVATION CHALLENGE - DURHAM

WINNER OF 2013 CTO INNOVATION CHALLENGE - DURHAM

EXCELLENCE AWARDS

EMC
20102016

13 EMC EXCELLENCE AWARDS:

(1 GOLD, 2 SILVER, 9 BRONZE & 2 CAUSE OF APPLAUSE)

Education

Business Marketing

Southeastern University
20032006