Summary

John is looking for a senior technology leadership role within an organization to develop the technology strategy and create the roadmap of the future.John’s 30 years of experience in the technology sector gives him the experience, skills and knowledge to advance your organizations technology vision/roadmap.

John has led the creation and development of number of technology strategies, architectures and transformations for both public and private organizations.In this key leadership role, John has enabled organizations to meet their business objectives through the alignment of current and emerging technologies with future business goals.

Strong team leadership and effective communications have ensured that innovative and flexible solutions have been created by the team.Clear and effective communications with senior management and clients have produced results orientated solutions with meet the critical business goals.

·Worked with clients to establish a clear strategic vision of technology.

·Provided strong leadership in the development of technology strategies, enterprise architectures and technology transformation.

·Collaborated with many clients in a Senior Enterprise Architect/CTO role, enabling business objectives through the application of the most appropriate technologies to drive positive business outcomes.

·Evaluated the enterprise’s business/ICT architecture.

·Assessed the feasibility of migrating from the current state to the target business architecture and enabling technologies.

·Created current and target state architectures, to define the current enterprise position and to clarify the vision of the future enterprise environment.Identified future business/ICT requirements against the current enterprise architecture.

·Developed transformation plans to ensure the people, processes and technologies were in place to drive the desired business outcomes.

·Identified business and technology trends that create opportunities for business improvement by reducing operational costs, providing new user services, addressing legacy systems, utilizing virtualization technologies, data centre consolidation, unified networks/storage, IPv6, green technologies and cloud computing.

·Produced architectural solutions and evolution plans for public and private client systems with over 100,000 users, up to 2,500 servers, on over 250 sites and project values in excess of $300M.

·Managed the development and implementation of architectural improvement plans by leading large architecture teams in the creation of innovative solutions to meet client objectives and expectations. These transformations resulted in the addition of new services, reduction in downtime and a 30% savings in operational costs.

·Led teams of highly skilled architects and engineers in the development of architectures and solution implementation.

·Provided coaching, mentoring and training to organization to ensure the quality and success of the enterprise.

Objective

John is looking for a senior technology leadership role within an organization to develop the technology strategy and create the roadmap of the future.John’s 30 years of experience in the technology sector gives him the experience, skills and knowledge to advance your organizations technology vision/roadmap.

John has led the creation and development of number of technology strategies, architectures and transformations for both public and private organizations.In this key leadership role, John has enabled organizations to meet their business objectives through the alignment of current and emerging technologies with future business goals.

Strong team leadership and effective communications have ensured that innovative and flexible solutions have been created by the team.Clear and effective communications with senior management and clients have produced results orientated solutions with meet the critical business goals.

Work History

Work History

Craig Innovations Inc, Ottawa                                                                                            Jan 2010 - PresentPresident / Senior Enterprise Architect                                                                                 

Created a consulting company to provide senior technology services to clients.

HP/EDS/SHL, Ottawa                                                                                                          Jan 1993 - Dec 2009Chief Technology Officer / Senior Enterprise Architect                                                Feb 2003 - Dec 2009

Ensured business objectives aligned with technology directions to drive positive business outcomes. Provided industry proven solutions to ensure successful transformations. Identify the key technologies, which will enable business benefits quickly.• Provided a solution for full IT outsourcing of all services for a period of 30 years.• Ensured that solution is flexible and can support future requirements.• Creative innovation programs are the key to long-term success.• Experience working with large teams including consortiums, partnerships and vendors.• Spearheaded the design, development and implementation of a number of end-to-end solutions utilizing specialized products in challenging working environments.• Developed secure IT solutions in defence and security environments. • Represented Canada as the Canadian Defence CTO on the conceptual development of defence/security solutions and frameworks.• Identified challenges and developed strategic solutions.• Collaborated on the development of account strategies.• Created conceptual solutions and proposals.• Championed the development of enterprise architectures and solutions. • Led solution development from all aspects, including infrastructure (desktop, data center, network and security), applications, business processes and partner integration.• Led data center transformation team on the virtualization and consolidation of 2,500 servers.• Created a detailed architecture to centralize and consolidate desktop services including file, messaging, storage, network and security into two central data centers.

Enterprise Architect                                                                                                            Jan 2001 - Jan 2003

Led the technology solution on a number of sales pursuits, ensuring the business objectives were satisfied by the solution proposed.• Created a number of conceptual solutions to meet the requirements of a number of sales pursuits.• Provided guidance and leadership in the development of the solution for the infrastructure team, application architects and solution partners.• Held the responsibility for the success of the end-to-end solution.• Led a team of architects in the development of a complete enterprise solution including desktop, data centre, network, security and service delivery.

Enterprise Architect - Infrastructure                                                                                Jan 1993 - Dec 2000

Worked closely with client on a large joint team to develop and evolve the solution to meet the changing requirements of the organization.• Led an architecture team of 15 on the design, development and implementation of a very large defence project.• Developed the following architecture documents: System Architecture; Hardware and System Software Architecture; Data Communications Architecture; Security Architecture; Network System Management Architecture.• Championed the creation and developed the final deployed infrastructure solution to over 4,000 users.• Concurrently, performed the role of Network and Security Practice Leader, leading and mentoring a team of 20 highly skilled architects.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Business and Technology Trends

    Identified business and technology trends that create opportunities for business improvement by reducing operational costs, providing new user services, addressing legacy systems, utilizing virtualization technologies, data centre consolidation, unified networks/storage, green technologies and cloud computing.

Strategic Technology Leadership

John has performed a senior technology leadership role with a number of organizations to develop the technology strategy and create the roadmap of the future.  John’s 30 years of experience in the technology sector gives him the experience, skills and knowledge to advance your organizations technology vision/roadmap. John has led the creation and development of number of technology strategies, architectures and transformations for both public and private organizations.  In this key leadership role, John has enabled organizations to meet their business objectives through the alignment of current and emerging technologies with future business goals.

Certifications

Certifications

Professional Engineer

Professional Engineers Ontario

Top Secret

DND