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Summary

Clients Proudly Served: Apple, Amazon, Akamai, Amgen, Cisco, Dell, Deloitte, Disney, DoD, Ericsson, Equinix, Google, GoDaddy, IBM, KPMG, LegalZoom, Microsoft, NATO, NYSE/EuroNext, OPEC, Olympics, Philips, RBS, Red Hat, Shell, Toyota, universities, & hospitals worldwide.

Technical business problem solver. US Army Veteran, TS-SSBI. Numerous awards & certifications. Directed up to 200 people in >20 countries generating revenues > $100Bn.  Led application, network, security standards & budgets for >100,000 employees served from data centers & XaaS’ worldwide.

EXPERIENCE

Team Leadership Risk Mitigation | Budget Analysis, P&L | Strategic Design | Business Modeling | M&A | Enterprise Architecture | CxO Pre-sales | Security | SDLC | Application Dev | Mobile Dev | Web Design | PHP | Java Script | SQL | Flash | Engineering R&D | Product & Vendor Management | SaaS, IaaS, DRaaS | Data Center automation | Akamai | CDN | Cisco | Citrix | EMC | RSA | VMware | Microsoft | Red Hat | Mobile & RF Architecture.

Work History

Dec 2015Present

Curator

Enterprise Architecture IQs
  • Designed a comprehensive Enterprise Architecture model that silos IT functions based on business and solutions complexity (cost, scale, performance metrics, and risk mitigation).
  • Publishes Enterprise Architecture design and problem solving use cases exploring the interaction between major IT silos from infrastructure management to application development, security, audit, analytics, and data management.
Jan 2015Present

Enterprise Architect

Windstream
  • CxO technical adviser for a F500 service integrator. Build product credibility to the C Suite for executives seeking to maximize ROI for their multi-platform applications in banking, insurance, e-commerce, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, & legal.
  • Compliance (GRC, PCI, HIPAA/HITECH), security (Alert Logic, Fortinet, Cisco), DR (hosted, 4G & Layer3), routing/switching (Cisco), UCaaS/SIP/PRI (Avaya, Cisco, Mitel), Hosting (Azure & AWS).
Jan 2008Jan 2015

Board Adviser & Enterprise Architect

Agile Equity
  • Global software portfolio advisory for mid-market to Fortune 500s with budgets >$100M using outsource development shops in North America, Asia, Eastern, & Western Europe.
  • Lead global app dev projects with user bases >10M: Java, C, C++, PHP, Python, Ruby, embedded, J2EE, MS .Net, Oracle, & SAP for security, monitoring, compliance, fitness, marketing, & EHR. Platforms: Android, iOS, HTML5, Java ME with agnostic XaaS'.
Jul 2006Aug 2012

Solutions Architect

Internap
  • Led CustomerSat ACE Award teams, winning for leading open source migrations across >10,000 servers globally, saving >$20M in annual licensing costs.
  • Budget & build strategic ITO teams & foster partner relationships building >$100M environments: XaaS, DevOps, app engineering, data center, P2V/V2V migration.
  • Region >100% Quota +$10MM ACV 5 years in a row. Presidents Club 2008,09, & 10.
Aug 2000Jun 2006

Director, Network Architecture

Atos Consulting (Europe)
  • Led, trained, & recruited a 10 man design  team building solutions credibility to the CxO level for Europe’s largest Enterprise Services Integrator. 
  • Led a €20MM ACV medical cloud project for secure MRI imagery transport for >30,000 hospitals worldwide. HIPAA & ISO 17799 audit & compliance.
  • Pre-sales for network data center services earning ACVs over €50MM. Responsible for design teams winning contracts over Accenture, Capgemini, CSC, TATA, & IBM.
Oct 1994Aug 2000

Mobile Applications Manager

Vodafone (Europe)
  • Lead a team of 15 network consultants & developers for the largest mobile network in EMEA delivering apps to >50 million subscribers & affiliates in 12 European countries.
  • Successfully negotiated data center budgets > €1MM, receiving CFO approvals; and negotiated > €1M contracts with content providers, & affiliates for VoD application development. Promoted from SOC engineer.
Aug 1988Aug 1994

Intelligence Analyst

U.S. Army
  • Deployed on missions supporting US intelligence agencies globally - deployed overseas x3.
  • Promoted from squad to platoon to company leadership (responsible 200+ soldiers). Top-secret security clearance (TS-SSBI). Top 5% of graduating class.
Mar 2008Jan 2015

Board Technical Advisor

Agile Equity
  • Winner of the 2013 ACG New York M&A Advisor award responsible for >$1BN in tech transactions. Clients include: Cisco, Citrix, Intel, & Microsoft.
  • IT portfolio guidance (M&A, funding, valuation, restructure): app dev, security, SDN, IOT, DevOps, mHealth, XaaS, compliance, & exec to ops team evaluation.

Interest

Education

Jan 1988Jan 1992

BA

UCLA

Foriegn Languages: Lingustics

Certifications

Hadoop Certifications

MAPR

Mitel MiVoice Business Solutions

Mitel

ITIL 3 ITSM

EXIN

TOGAF 9

Open Group

Virtualization 3

Red Hat

VTSP IaaS 5

Vmware

CCDP & CCNP

Cisco

OPNET ACE

Riverbed

SecurID

RSA

Top Secret - Full Scope/Lifecycle Polygraph

U.S. Army