Kannan Swamy

Kannan Swamy

Work History

Work History
Oct 2007 - Dec 2008

Head of IT Transformation

REACH
Managed the execution of a global IT transformation (outsourcing) initiative from RFP phase through to transitioning of services to selected partner, for a multi-year deal valued at US$56 million
Dec 2006 - Oct 2007

Program Manager

Chevron
As part of the Program Leadership team, managed the technical vendor and their resources on a $150 million global supply chain development project in a multi-vendor, onsite-offshore model.
Mar 2006 - Oct 2006

Program Manager

MGM Grand Paradise, Macau
Evaluated back of house business solutions including infrastructure for eRecruitment, HRMS, Finance, Procurement, Inventory and Food & Beverage functional areas with a budget of over US$15 million for their Hotel/Casino operations
Mar 2005 - Oct 2005

Project Manager - SOX Compliance

British Petroleum
Managed the implementation of internal business controls and provided remediation for key controls in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) Section 404 for BP’s Industrial and Lubricants business units
Mar 2004 - Oct 2004

Project Manager/Business Analyst

Hitachi Data Systems
Designed business processes around ‘Service Contract Renewals’ and implemented new process across Asia Pacific and Latin America with an objective to generate additional revenue through warranty renewals
2001 - 2004

Project Manager, Business Analyst

Gammon Skanska Limited
Performed multiple roles in the regional implementation of a $15 million JD Edwards OneWorld version B7333 (Financials, HR & Payroll and Plant & Machinery), Causeway Estimating system, IT infrastructure, site connectivity, transition management and helpdesk support
May 2000 - Feb 2001

Oracle Financials Consultant

Professional Advantage
Implemented finance and distribution modules under various versions of Oracle applications from 10.7 to version 11i for multiple clients including Wine Planet, NetStar in Australia

Education

Education
1990 - 1993

MBA

Bond University
1986 - 1989

Bachelor of Commerce

University of Madras

Summary

Program Manager with global experience and a proven track record in managing outsourcing, IT and business transformation, ERP implementations, business process redesigning, implementing IT strategies, internal controls including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance A strong leader with a clear sense of commitment and work ethic. I am open, clear and consistent in my communications with an ability to engage stakeholders at all levels. Worked across industry segments including - Telecom, Oil and Energy, Gaming and Hospitality, Service, Manufacturing, Construction, Health Care, Online Retail

Interest

Golf

Traveling

Reading