Experienced IT Executive with 16+ years of Information Technology and business management experience in both the public and private sector with key emphasis in infrastructure management, program and project management, IPv6 transitioning, global strategic and operational alignment, enterprise technology integration, organizational governance & leadership, and fiscal sensibility.
·Expert in transforming dated operations into state of the art facilities utilizing cutting edge technologies. Specialist in the design, development and delivery of cost-effective, high-performance technology solutions to meet challenging business controls.
·Served as the primary technical advisor to the CEO; developed the IT strategic plan; established the viability and business value of technology; and served as the Chief Technical Architect for the organization.
·Experienced in directing enterprise technology overhaul programs and leading project and deployment teams in large complex organizations.
·Aligned complex business issues into innovative technology solutions for maximum organizational profit and market share.
·Controlled annual budget ranging up to $10 million dollars and supporting up to 100,000+ nodes.
·Expertise in maintaining a successful and innovative focus on developing systems and structure. Identify, recruit, train, and support key middle and upper management, building a culture of professional discipline that produces needed systems and structures as well as high integrity.
·Strong background in IT management and operations, combining experience as CIO and VP, Information Technology, with ability to develop and deploy IT plans that achieve strategic business goals.
·Combined proficiency in strategic planning, management, and organizational development with sophisticated technology skills. Adept at determining requirements, project scheduling and technology planning.
·Fostered relationships with key vendors and suppliers, as well as maintenance and support providers to yield vast improvements in organizational quality and streamlining of material costs.
·Qualified in project life cycle management, from initial feasibility analysis and conceptual design through documentation, implementation, user training and enhancements.
·Hands-on leader experienced in process re-engineering, implementation projects, intellectual property security administration, hardware and software standardization economics, and control of information systems functions.
·Holds Masters Degree in Information Technology, providing a foundation for fusing business and technology to further business development and create enterprise value.
·Planned, supervised and evaluated performance of assigned staff; participated in developing and monitoring performance against the annual budget; supervised, developed and implemented plans, policies, systems and procedures applicable to unit responsibilities.
·Transformed IT department into a highly functional and performing unit through infrastructure reorganizing, setting focus and clear vision strategy, and developing and implementing effective policy and procedure standards.
·Initiated and implemented SunGard Recovery Services for business continuity preparedness plan enabling support of pension real estate development financing and secure management of $5+ billion in pension funds assets.
·Directed the creation of streamlined business processes of an ERP and state-of-the-art financial management system utilizing a Microsoft SQL/Oracle clustered environment.
·Managed corporate information and communications systems, including the management of 88-member Technical Operational Task force and multiple vendors supporting technical platforms of a multi-location national organization’s infrastructure.