Mike Lamb

Mike Lamb

Work History

Work History
2005 - 2008

IT Director

Ocean Mist Farms

Hired to oversee IT reorganization, and enhance SCM systems and processes to support exponential business growth objectives. Managing $2M budget and a staff complement of five, accountable for corporate-wide IT investments, services, and resources.

n Facilitated and managed IT portfolio, devising and presenting strategic plans to C-level.

nOversaw the development of a quality scoring system, a critical component of the Quality Program.

2002 - 2005

Director of Infrastructure & Operations / IT Controller

Nektar Therapeutics (formally Inhale Therapeutics Inc.)

Promoted to assume additional responsibilities for IT strategies and regulatory compliance affecting locations in Alabama, the UK, and California. Responsible for in-house team of 10, outsourced staff numbering 12, and $10M operating budget. Led IT senior managers of the other locations in a dotted-line reporting relationship.

nManaged infrastructure and operations IT teams for the entire company at all locations.

nDirected such special projects as: Data center, MRP, company portal approval, software deployment, workstation OS upgrade, network and server overhaul, email migration, security audit and resolution, IT qualification, and change management.

2000 - 2002

Associate Director of Infrastructure & Operations

Nektar Therapeutics (formally Inhale Therapeutics Inc.)

Advanced, within two years, to key role in charge of infrastructure projects as well as operations management. Reporting to Senior IT Director, accountable for infrastructure operations budget of $4M and staff of 22.

nHandled forecasts for IT budget and provided solutions that addressed financial constraints.

nEnsured effective completion of multiple projects that consistently were completed on time and under budget.

1998 - 2000

Project Manager / Network & Systems Engineer

Nektar Therapeutics (formally Inhale Therapeutics Inc.)

Recruited to grow the IT department and support the company’s transition from an R&D facility to a commercial company. Responsible for project budgets up to $1M.

nImplemented upgrades to networks, servers, and Office productivity software and migration to Windows.

nProvided equipment standardization, change management, infrastructure metrics, and IT best practices.

Education

Education

Summary

Respected leader who delivers cutting-edge solutions in dynamic, high-growth industries.  Experienced in diverse vertical and horizontal business areas, delivering results that enhance the bottom line. Known for successes in pharmaceuticals, agriculture, manufacturing, operations, and Supply Chain Management (SCM). Dedicated to making IT a commodity for the organizations and ensuring it is a value add for the business and its operations. Discovers opportunities while inspiring and mentoring others. Leverages robust frameworks and Project Management Office (PMO) methodologies to best advantage. Delivers compelling management and C-level presentations that improve business decisions.

Strategic Planning & Execution       Enterprise Solutions             IT Infrastructure & Services

Program Leadership                          Project Management             Government & Industry Regulations 

Team Building & Mentoring              Financial Accountability       Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

Quality Assurance                              Business Liaison                    World-Class Change Management

Advanced Proficiencies

Enterprise Applications (ERP) & Databases such as: Exchange, SQL, Oracle, Citrix, ERP, Report Writers

System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)   Manufacturing Control                       COBIT/ITIL 

Infrastructure & Client Devices               Storage Management                           RFID/Barcode       

Project Management Body                       Software & Database Development   Data Acquisition Systems

     of Knowledge (PMBOK)                        SCM Systems                                          GMP/GCP/GLP System Validation

Speaking Engagements

Certifications

Certifications
2009 - 2012

Program Manager Professional

Project Management Institute (PMI)