Gary Baron

Gary Baron

Work History

Work History
Nov 2008 - Present

Management Consultant

Independent Consulting
Feb 2002 - Oct 2008

Director, Global Systems Development

CooperVision Inc.

Operated, maintained, and modified all business applications throughout the organization. Manager of 40 Development Managers and Programmer Analysts in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Italy, and Australia. The total revenue of the company was almost a billion dollars. Operating and capital budget amounts for my department exceeded five million dollars.

2000 - 2002

Senior Appications Manager

Global Crossing

Responsible for developing a Global Sales Force Automation System for a multi-billion dollar sales organization. The development effort was being accomplished using Clarify’s ClearSales application.Managed a development team of over 15 people consisting of ClearBasic Developers, Web Developers, Actuate Reporting Developers, Business Analysts, Quality Assurance Engineers, System Engineers, Database Administrators, and Hardware Engineers.

Sep 1998 - Dec 1999

Vice President, Management Consulting

Built a team of Management Consultatnts that performed Strategic Information Technology Assessments and ERP Implementations.

Jun 1996 - Sep 1998

Consultant

SiGMA Consulting

Managed a project for the requirements gathering, ERP vendor evaluations and selection setting up the entire network environment, and implementing SAP's R/3 system. The modules implemented included FI, CO, AM, MM, PPP-PI, and QM. Responsibilities included configuring all moduels and reengineering all business processes.

Jun 1993 - Jun 1996

Manager of Information Services

Responsible for the Information Technology Department. Responsible for reengineering the entire business, setting up new business procedures, and implementing the Ross Promix ERP applications.

Oct 1990 - Jul 1992

Senior Consultant

Information Technology assessments and implementations.

1980 - 1990

Product Delivery Manager

Information Associates

Managed and implemented over 50 financial accounting, accounts payable, and purchasing projects out of the Northeast Region in the Higher Education area while working for the leader in software sales in the Higher Education marketplace.

Education

Education
Jul 1979 - Jun 1980

MBA

Sep 1975 - Jun 1979

BS

Skills

Skills

IT Project Management

ERP Implementations

Software Development Life Cycle Management

Business Process Reengineering

Interest

Sports Memorabilia

Summary

Visionary and goal-oriented MBA, PMP, and IT Senior Executive with demonstrated experience in planning, developing, and implementing cutting edge information solutions to address business opportunities. Demonstrates commitment to customer service; is flexible, open-minded, and receptive to rapid change; has strong organizational and team building skills; and proven fiscal management skills. Several years of experience with planning and implementing ERP systems and the deployment of custom applications.

Certifications

Certifications

Six Sigma Black Belt

CooperVision and TCM Group

PMP (Project Management Professional)

PMI