Professional Profile

Rising technology executive noted for driving business innovation, leveraging information security, applications, networking, operations, and risk management leadership to accelerate business growth and gain competitive edge. Multiplatform enterprise security, compliance, datacenter, and business transformation expertise.

Well-organized, results oriented individual with proven ability to implement standards, procedures and processes that improve business functionality. Solid management skills, capable of leading and motivating individuals to maximize levels of productivity, while forming cohesive team environment. Exceptional communicator, focused on building strong relationships.

Areas of Expertise

  • Project management with high added value
  • Organization and governance of information systems (Cobit, ITIL, CMMi ...)
  • Team management
  • Dematerialization and Enterprise content management (ECM, BPM, B2Bi)
  • IT infrastructure Expertise (Networks, Systems, Security, Storage, Telecom ...)
  • IT Budgets and cost control
  • Vendor negotiations
  • SOA Architecture skills (Services Oriented Architecture)
  • Processes design and mapping skills
  • Financial management skills
  • Marketing skills
  • Supply Chain Management skills
  • Technology Expertise: IBM Sterling B2B Integrator, IBM FileNet, NetApp, VMware, Linux, Cisco technologies

Work History

Work History

Headof IT Infrastructure

Jan 2008 - Present
Caissede Dépôt et de Gestion

Technology leadership and cost saving

Cut Capex Budget by 40 % with infrastructure consolidation and virtualization

Spearheaded negotiations with external service providers cutting Opex by 30% over 2 years

Increased responsiveness and adherence to SLA with outsourcing HelpDesk operations, using ITIL standards and escalation models; creating 40% drop in recurring issues

Maintained 99.99% uptime through capacity planning and virtualization

 

 

Enterprise Security Strategy

Developed and administered Enterprise Security Program, issuing recommendations to executive temp on cost-effective options and protection for corporate data and IT assets.

Enforced protections for personal data through several actions:

  • Database Activity Monitoring (DAM), Security Information and Events Management (SIEM), Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Web Application Firewalls (WAF), database encryption, vulnerability management

Spearheaded Disaster Recovery Plan Implementation

Brought RTO and RPO objectives to 4 hours through virtual machines replication, storage synchronization and bandwidth optimization

 

Core Business Information System

 

Designed and rolled out new architecture for internal Business Information System and website to guarantee redundancy and load balancing:

  • Increased uptime from 90% to 99%
  • Achieved 40% gain in productivity

 

Eliminated costly work delays by implementing Enterprise Content Management platform

Cut paper use by more than 50% with documents and workflows dematerialization

Reduced data loss risk through back-office to back-office XML B2B integration

Ensured integrity, confidentiality, auditability and non-repudiation with AS2 protocol

Increased CRM capabilities with real-time information availability

Brought error rate for business files processing from 2% (which was very significant) to Zero

Systems and Networks Administrator

Jul 2005 - Dec 2007
Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion
  • Implementation of storage and servers virtualization.
  • Project Manager: "Indimaj": B2B integration of RCAR partners.
  • Administration of UNIX systems (AIX, Solaris, Linux) and Windows.
  • Server consolidation with blade technology.
  • Progressive migration of various systems to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • Administration of the ECM platform: IBM FileNet .
  • Architecture, implementation and administration of security platform: Astaro/Cisco
  • Administration of Active Directory / Exchange platform.
  • Administration of HP/Peregrine ServiceCenter, a management tool of the ServiceDesk and ITIL based processes (incidents, problems, changes, SLAs, configuration).

Systems and Networks Administrator

Sep 2002 - Jun 2005
AEFE
  • Redesigning local network and security platform.
  • Installation and configuration of infrastructure servers.
  • Consultancy in Open Source software for French institutions in Morocco, affiliated to AEFE (Agence Pour l’Enseigement Fraçais à l’Etranger)

Education

Education

MBA International Management

Oct 2008 - Dec 2010
ENPC - EHTP


Computer Science Engineer

Sep 1999 - Jun 2002
ENSIAS


Preparatory classes

Sep 1997 - Jun 1999
Lycée Mohamed V


Certifications

Certifications

  • ITIL Foundations certified (Casablanca, 2008)
  • Sterling Commerce Gentran Integration Suite (Londres, 2007)
  • IBM FileNet eProcess Administration (Paris, 2007)
  • CMMI (Lyon, 2006)
  • IT Governance with CobiT (2006)