Business oriented Information Technology leader with diverse experience in Internet, telecommunications, manufacturing, and business-to-business e-commerce.A solid 26-year track record in building, integrating, and delivering technology solutions and services designed to exceed business objectives.A strong, direct leader who acts as a catalyst for change, is willing to take risks, and has a bias for action.Ability to contribute to the bottom-line and growth strategies. Highly developed skills that enable effective communication of technical and business issues to decision-makers.Capable of operating and interacting at all levels – boardroom, large groups, and one on one.
· Directed, planned and delivered strategic and tactical technology vision and roadmap to corporate leadership, board of directors, and business community.Solid project management and process engineering skills.Well-grounded in formal systems development life cycle processes and methodologies.
·Experienced in developing and managing large-scale distributed and network based systems. Well versed in Internet/Intranet/SaaS technology application and architectures.Very comfortable in fast-paced high growth environments. Negotiated multi-million dollar hardware contracts, software contracts, and service agreements in a matrixed network configured infrastructure.
· Proficient in building and retaining high performance Advanced Technology teams.Coach and mentoring of IT staff to proactively develop and implement strategic plans, best practices, processes, and development methodologies in support of strategic business plans.Hire, develop, lead, coach and mentor a diverse management team capable of delivering products and services using current, new and emerging technology.Conceptualized and successfully implemented leading-edge Infrastructure Deployment, Software Development, Strategic Planning, Finance, Consulting Services, Technical Support, Database, and Data Center functions.
·Integral part of the M&A team in developing strategies and budgets for all mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and business integration planning. Ability to consistently operate in complex, distributed, and matrixed organizational structures.