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2009Present

Chief Mentor and Owner

BizTechMentors
20082009

Sales Leader - Middleware, IT Strategy and Architecture

IBM

I liked engaging with Fortune 100 executives to help them with IT strategy, middleware architecture, process and cost optimization. I was responsible for getting the signature on paper.

20062008

Senior Integration Architect Manager

Motorola

My job here was to establish technology strategy and architecture for business integration, speed to market, M&A, divestitures, consolidation, cost reduction, and risk management. I also managed the resources that delivered the projects. I also ended up rolling out common engineering and project management processes for the entire corporate IT department and chaired the steering committee.

20052006

Vice President - Integration, Datawarehouse, Business Intelligence

Idea Integration

I was responsible for both sales and delivery management for multiple practice areas.

20042005

Solutions Director, Business Integration

Idea Integration

I performed the hiring, firing, and mentoring of the integration consulting practice. I was responsible for all engagement delivery and customer satisfaction. I also supported the sales team with collateral and as a speaker for meetings and events.

20002004

Principal - SOA, Integration

Idea Integration

I was instrumental in growing our consulting team at a Fortune 10 customer. My role was business analysis, software development, and project management for integration, automation, and workflow of business processes. Later I managed the shared services COE delivery center for an $8 billion business unit (program management). I reviewed the work of the different development teams, delivered all 200 projects on time, and consistently reduced cost and turnaround time.

19952000

Software Development Lead

Various

During the initial part of my career I worked in various roles, from software development to operations management to sales engineer. The roles I enjoyed most were designing software, leading and mentoring IT teams, and meeting with prospective customers.

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I am a Managment Consultant with specialization in Technology Strategy and Design, Cost Optimization, Process & Quality Excellence, and Program Management. I have been leading globals teams at Startups, Government agencies, and Fortune 100 companies for 15 years to innovate and optimize business. I have a BS in Computer Engineering. I live in Gilberts IL with my wife and two boys, 6 and 2. We enjoy camping and I am looking forward to coaching soccer at the Y this summer.

Acronyms that I understand

SOA, SaaS, MDM, Web 2.0, AJAX, eCommerce, EAI, B2B, XML, BPM, BAM, SAP, Oracle, CISA, ITIL, CMMI, Six Sigma, COBIT, Finance, Supply Chain, RosettaNet, webMethods, SoftwareAG, E2Open