Hyder Ali


Visionary strategist, seasoned IT professional leader and tactical manager with comprehensive experience and demonstrated accomplishments in IT strategy, enterprise architecture, information security management and process control automation. Expertise in aligning IT to meet business needs and to deliver profitability with competitive market advantage. Solid career with proven track record in implementing strategies and large ERP projects resulting in enhanced productivity and profitability. Delivered excellence in performance and results through leadership, culture of teamwork, shared mission, and passion for exceeding customer expectations. LEADERSHIP INITIATIVES & ACCOMPLISHMENTS Transformed and optimized IT operations through Lean Six Sigma and enterprise architecture, including shared services and data centers, resulting in 22% lower cost and improved IT alignment with business needs. Streamlined business processes and IT infrastructure optimization to result in 17% order-to-cash cycle time. Developed IT strategy to validate SAP fit to the company's business requirements, identified interfaces and business process improvements resulting in 25% order-to-cash cycle time reduction. Led the implementation and rollout of SAP R/3 SD, MM modules. Prepared detailed functional specifications for development, test and Go-Live activities including blueprinting, configuration, testing and reports. Gained subject-matter-expertise in Mill Industries and Best Practices with respect to SAP implementation. Automated order processing with webMethods B2B between Rayonier and other customers SAP systems. Developed and implemented security policies, procedures and standards by provisioning trusted ISMS. Implemented financial/information controls using CobiT to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 regulations. Developed and executed business continuity and disaster recovery plans with bi-annual simulation tests. Incorporated Change management and Incidence response systems along with SLAs and KPIs using ITIL.

Work experience

Work experience

Director, Information Technology