Director of Information Technology
ISIS Mobile Commerse
Retained through ActaVista to oversee the build out of teams, infrastructure, and systems to support the development and launch of Mobile Wallet, a joint-venture between AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile to establish a nationwide mobile commerce network leveraging smartphone and near-field communications (NFC) technology. * Built organization’s IT Department leveraging internal corporate and onshore / offshore outsourced support model that enabled ISIS to grow rapidly from 40-50 users to 200+ within 12 months and launch Mobile Wallet in 6 months. * Established corporate security plan and procedures to mitigate risks and achieve PCI compliancy. * Designed support structure for Tier 1-4 support model; negotiated favorable contracts with outsourced vendors that delivered $1.5 million in yearly savings. * Spearheaded the architectural design and deployment of new infrastructure for data center and corporate network leveraging open-source Linux and Cisco technologies. * Directed the build out of 5 separate environments within 4 months of hire to support the full life cycle development of Mobile Wallet platform. * Managed the design and build out of new corporate headquarters to support rapid growth.