Summary

TECHNOLOGY-SAVVY CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER“WITH LESS DO MORE”Dynamic international executive with diverse experience in strategic planning, client servicing, operations and project management. Known for deploying cutting-edge IT systems and solutions. Start-up expertise, trend spotter, driven leader, proven to open markets for growing companies in multiple industries with a highly transferable skill set.CURRENT FOCUS

Business opportunities oriented towards multi platform media, corporate and government video delivery and deployment: IPTV, digital publishing and broadcast content monetization.Improving key business processes using Business Process Management. Businesses in any industry can adapt and respond with agility to marketplace changes wile reducing costs. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

• Ran a boutique firm specializing in offering turnkey Information Technology business solutions growing from $100K to $3M annually, focusing on SaaS and Microsoft technologies (SQL/.NET) within media, healthcare, social services, agriculture and maritime industries. • Acquired three companies engaged in software development and IT services using SBA loans to broaden the company's business scope.• Opened North American market to Europe’s foremost maritime software company and ran offices in New York, California and Florida. Closed largest sale in company’s history, produced 60% of their worldwide revenues and captured 43% of the North American market within 3 years.• Completed the most complex ERP system ever designed in the Oil and Gas industry for an 8,500-employee, 21-office company. • Achieved the Microsoft Gold Partner designation.• Created a data center in Miami to provide a fail over and test bed environment for our clients.• Managed 67 information technology resources, 28 direct reports and 150 staff members.• Implemented as Project Director several high profile and complex projects across borders.• Opened a call center in India.

Specialties:

• Project Management

• Systems Integration

• Client Services

• SaaS

• M&A Analysis

• New Business Development

• IT Roadmaps

• Process re-engineering

• Organizational Restructuring

• P&L Management

• BPM

• Talent Acquisition

Specialties:

  • Project Management
  • Systems Integration
  • Client Services
  • SaaS
  • M&A Analysis
  • New Business Development
  • IT Roadmaps
  • Process re-engineering
  • Organizational Restructuring
  • P&L Management
  • BPM
  • Talent Acquisition

Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present

SVP Strategic Account Integration

KIT Digital

As Senior Vice President of Strategic Account Integration, Nick oversees the company’s strategy regarding client upgrades and product integration. Within the past two years the company has completed several acquisitions and the strategic plan is to upgrade all of the clients into the new generation platforms. Nick and his group are in charge of the commercial and technical assessment as well as the tactical execution.

KIT digital (www.kitd.com ; NASDAQ: KITD) is a leading, global provider of on-demand Internet Protocol (IP) video asset management solutions. Through its end-to-end software platforms, “KIT Cloud" and  "KIT Cosmos" enables enterprise, media and network clients to acquire, manage, publish, monetize and distribute their video assets across multiple screens. 

The KIT digital client base includes over 2,200 enterprise customers across 30 countries, including The Associated Press, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Disney-ABC, Google, Hewlett-Packard, IMG Worldwide, Intel, News Corp, RCS, Sensis, Telefónica,, Verizon and Vodafone. 

With its executive offices in New York and operational headquarters in Prague, KIT digital maintains other principal offices in Atlanta, San Diego, Beijing, Boston, Cairo, Chennai, Cologne, Dubai, Ely (U.K.), Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Melbourne (Australia), Paris, San Francisco, Singapore and Stockholm.

2005 - 2009

CEO/CIO

The Meadows Group Inc.
1995 - 1998

Co-founder & VP

BOLERO/Maritimelink
1985 - 1994

General Manager

Grecomar

Education

Education

Objective

Join a visionary company in a senior role where my business acumen, skill set and experience will contribute to the bottom line and provide operational excellence. My contribution will be to identify emerging technologies and implement "best of breed" solutions to cut costs, increase efficiencies or launch innovative products and services. Very interested in start-ups.

Skills

Skills

SaaS

Web 2.0

BizTalk Server

Sharepoint

iPhone

Blackberry Server

Citrix

Windows Desktop

Windows Server

MAC OS X

Oracle

Microsoft Exchange

Interest

Digital Photography

Cooking

Travelling

Computers