John Daniel

John Daniel

Summary

I am an innovative, results-oriented IT Executive with excellent communication and coaching skills, adept at conflict resolution and a proven ability to solve complex problems.25+ years of demonstrated strength in all facets of system development life cycle with strong project management experience through multiple application implementations including SAP, PeopleSoft, Primavera, and i2 Technologies and demonstrated skill in managing geographically diverse and multi-national teams.Career encompasses years of management in all aspects of IT to bring true value to the business through proven IT solutions and capabilities.

Memberships and Publications

Objective

I am seeking challenging opportunities to bring true value to the business through proven Information Technology solutions and capabilities.

Interest

Golf

Sudoku

Crossword Puzzles

Certified USA Volleyball Referee

Work History

Work History

Director, IT Infrastructure and SAP Core Financials

Selected highlights:

·Oversight of a $16.5 M Infrastructure, Telecom, Data, and Enterprise Project budget consisting of 22 technicians and managers.

·Led project to define and develop Centex IT Vendor Management portal via SharePoint

·Headed team responsible for transition of corporate Telecomm support to a managed service

·Initiated effort to establish and communicate a standard approach for Infrastructure, Network, Telecom, and Data to reduce cost and simplify the environment.

·Managed projects as Enterprise Program Manager responsible for:

oFull Life Cycle deployment of a $15 million implementation of SAP Financial Suite

oConsolidation of 18 additional Corporate Accounting entities from two different accounting systems into SAP Financials

oMigration to SAP New General Ledger

oUpgrade to SAP Enterprise Central Component (ECC) 6.0

Feb 2002 - Oct 2007

Director, IT Enterprise Systems and Program Management

Bell Helicopter

Selected highlights:

·Led successful turn around and implementation of a $23 million implementation of SAP Financial Suite and a $15 million replacement of Earned Value Management suite

·Led effort to successfully transition three international divisions to SAP Financial Suite.

·Management oversight of $45 million Information Technology budget, Information Security functions, and IT Six Sigma project coordination

·Managed IT Program Management Office providing processes, templates, tools, and methodologies that ensure a robust and repeatable project management capability throughout the Information Technology organization

·Full time Six Sigma Black Belt working toward certification including six weeks of specialized training on Six Sigma tools and concepts. Certifications Projects include:

oRedesign of existing Contracts to Cash process to increase cash flow by $75 million annually

oDevelopment of Standard Overhead Analysis Roadmap to reduce analysis cycle time by 50% resultingin reduction of overhead budgets by $800K

May 1998 - Feb 2002

Customer Integration and IT Program Management

Bell Helicopter

Selected highlights:

·Led IT effort as Program Manager responsible for $20 million i2 Technologies implementation

·Led project as IT Program Manager responsible for complete divestiture of sheet metal fabrication at Bell Helicopter to an external partner

·Led project responsible for all IT communications and applications deployment for new ‘green field’ assembly operation in Amarillo to produce the Bell V22 and 609.

·Acted as IT liaison with Enterprise Operations organization working with executive management to ensure satisfaction with IT services, attend key business planning session, and communication and coordination of enterprise wide IT solutions and capabilities.

·Managed project to implement PeopleSoft Human Resource, Payroll, and Procurement.

·Led project to successfully upgrade PeopleSoft modules.

May 1982 - May 1998

Information Technology Management and Development

Bell Helicopter
Selected Highlights:

·  Extensive experience in management of teams responsible for the design and rollout of business solutions through multiple mainframe and client server development tracks and third party software implementations.

Education

Education
1995 - 1997

MBA

1977 - 1982

BBA

Skills

Skills

Program Management Office

Director of successful IT Program Management Office resposible for providing processes, templates, tools, and methodologies that ensure a robust and repeatable project management capability throughout the Information Technology organization.

Project Turn Around Specialist

Experienced in turning around failed projects to successful implementations.

MicroSoft Office

Adept at MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access

PeopleSoft Implementation

Full Life Cycle implementation of Human Resources and Payroll

SAP Implementation

5 Full Life Cycle Implementations Upgrade to ECC 6.0  

Management

Program Management

References

References

Charles Curtis

Greg Fields

Chad Ehmke