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A challenging position as the Chief Information Officer in a dynamic company.


Strong business management background with experience leading an organization that will play a critical role in providing a credible, scalable infrastructure to support aggressive business growth goals; plan, manage and develop information systems, systems architecture, strategic and tactical planning, large scale systems development, data center operations, data management, security and network management.

Specific expertise in:

Financial System Implementations            Internet Commerce and Community

Process Re-Engineering                          Security Architecture, Planning & Strategy

Performance Metrics                                Application of New Technologies

Mergers & Acquisitions                              Licensing & Asset Management

Work experience


Department Head, Technical Information Department

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is a premier applied science laboratory. As a national security laboratory, LLNL is responsible for ensuring that the nation’s nuclear weapons remain safe, secure, and reliable through application of advances in science and technology.Department Head, Technical Information Department

Full managerial and financial responsibility for a multidisciplinary group of over 180 technical information and communications specialists, which include technical editors, writers, technical illustrators, designers, web/animators, technical information specialists, computer support associates, and compositors supporting the communications andpublishing needs for the 9,000-person Laboratory.Also responsible for managing the institutional library, records center, information release process and GPO-certified printing facility.

§Chaired cross-functional strategic working group to redefine the organization and governance for Laboratory IT

§Led Laboratory-wide project team to upgrade Peoplesoft HR & Payroll system, adding self-service features

§Manage three types of operating budgets to DOE regulations

§Implemented new web-based project tracking and costing system

§Selected to participate in a Laboratory-wide strategic planning project


Chief Information Officer

One of the world’s leading film and entertainment companies; founded by George Lucas in 1971; privately-held, fully integrated, global film company focused on motion picture and television production, visual effects, sound, video games, licensing, and online community.

Recruited to manage the design and implementation of a five year plan for all IT Operations, Business Systems and Software Development groups consisting of four (4) director level direct reports and 60 indirect reports based at the SkyWalker Ranch headquarters.

§Led periodic upgrades and consolidation of three Oracle 11i Financials, Manufacturing and Project Accounting instances using in-house development staff

§Consolidated four Divisional IT organizations into a single unified and efficient Corporate IT structure

§Created stand-alone technical infrastructure supporting the divestiture of THX division to investor group

§Implemented custom-written multi-terabyte Media Asset Management System for film production, intellectual property licensing and game development

§Deployed complex Contract Management System; linked world-wide licensing with Oracle Financials

§Designed and deployed a high-performance technical infrastructure for new headquarters facility

§Designed next-generation gigabit network, highly secure Wireless LAN, Voice over IP (VOIP) PBX and technology infrastructure for new enterprise campus enabling company strategy


Director, Information Systems

World's leader in high-performance computing, visualization and storage; technology that enables scientific and creative breakthroughs; sharing images, finding more oil, studying global climate change, enabling transition from analog to digital broadcasting.

Recruited to develop and implement new low-cost business model and electronic commerce infrastructure, allowing SGI to enter new, more competitive markets; achieved competitive advantage beyond initial specifications.

§        Designed and implemented a new business model, utilizing outsource partners for manufacturing, configure-to-order, logistics and post-sale support

§        Developed an electronic commerce system connecting SGI's legacy business systems to an Internet web site with compelling community and transactional features for individual and corporate purchasers

§        Provided program management overseeing business and technical design teams from three (3) consulting firms and 150 consultants


Director, Information Systems and Facilities

Innovative franchiser of a nationwide chain of web development offices; Domain Registration, Web Space Hosting, Web Design; Web Site Management and E-Mail Management for Marketing, Pharmaceutical, Insurance, Education and Medical industry clients.

Responsible for developing and implementing an Information Technologies strategy in a startup environment.

§Designed and implemented lead management system integrating third-party call center with affiliate offices nation-wide


Director, Information Systems

London-based developer of Windows emulation software for Apple and Sun computers; Java technology enables “Over-The-Air Repair” and “Dynamic Capabilities” to mobile devices; interoperable products reduce customer and recall costs, and maintain device integrity.

Responsible for developing and implementing an Information Technologies strategy in a multi-national corporation.

§        Established policies and procedures preparing the business for an Initial Public Offering


Director, Information Systems

Radius Inc.

World’s largest producer of high-performance graphics equipment for Apple Macintosh computers; creating new technology for video capture, desktop publishing, and digital photo editing.

Managed development and deployment of custom and pre-packaged software supporting critical business processes; re-engineered systems to meet rapidly changing business model.

§Implemented Oracle Financials and Manufacturing; migrated ASK MANMAN; implemented financial, manufacturing and engineering systems with seamless conversion; designed and implemented custom Oracle-based telemarketing support system; eliminated outside service bureau, saving $100,000+ annually



COMPUTERLAND CORPORATION & Subsidiaries, Pleasanton, CA 1987 – 1992

Franchise organization of 800+ stores worldwide (600 USA locations); Market-dominating reseller of Apple, IBM, Compaq and HP computer products, networking and computing expertise; now a wholly owned subsidiary of SYNNEX IT, Inc.

Special Assistant to Chief Operating Officer, ComputerLand Corporation

Vice President (acting President), ComputerLand Franchise Holding Co. (ComputerLand Subsidiary)

Vice President, GreatWest Technology Limited (ComputerLand Subsidiary)

Promoted three times at corporate level in recognition of ability as a marketing, operations and technology executive.

Managing Partner, ComputerLand of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH1978 - 1987

Managing Partner responsible for all operational aspects of a store group.As a franchisee, successfully grew business from a single store with $500K in annual sales to six stores with over 100 employees and $15+MM in annual sales.



Bachelor of Science