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Chief Information Officer

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
March 21, 2019

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Octavio Novoa +1-954-***-****


Senior executive with 20 years experience in the IT sector. MBA, Systems Engineer, proactive and highly results oriented. With extensive background in IT Services management also with production and services companies, active contributor to leading companies in their markets, playing local and regional functions. Proven ability to manage projects, work in teams, establish and maintain high-level contacts.

Main skills :

• Development and implementation of value-added networks, with local, national and regional scope.

• Active participation and leadership in the development of the commercial offer of telecommunications products.

• Project Management.

• Leader of ERP implementations.

• Leadership of infrastructure and software development teams.

• Design, Deployment and operation of datacenters.

• ISO implementation

• Budget Management


LATAM IT Director Apr 2014 - Feb 2019

Quanta Services, Inc. 4 years 11 months

Quanta Services safely provides engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for comprehensive infrastructure needs in the telecommunications, electric power and oil and natural gas industries. With a workforce tens of thousands strong and offices across North America and abroad, Quanta is the premier provider in the industries it serves.

• Responsible for the IT strategy for the Company in Latin America.

• Deployment of the first regional based ERP, with presence in Peru, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala and Mexico.

• Deployment of the in-house operational tool for the construction business.

• Responsible of all compliance related matters.

• ISO 27001 for the Colombia operation.

• ISO 9001 for all countries.

IT Manager Jun 2013 - Apr 2014

Karoon Gas Australia 11 months

Karoon Gas Australia Ltd is a global oil and gas exploration company with its headquarters based in Melbourne, Australia and offices in Brazil and Peru. It was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (‘ASX’) during June 2004 (ASX code: KAR). Karoon has built a highly specialized exploration team. This, along with the application of cutting edge technology, assists Karoon in sourcing highly prospective acreage in accordance with its core strategy.

• Responsible for the company’s data center from design to implementation.

• New provision of all IT services for the Company in its main location in Lima, and the branch in Tumbes.

• Only member of the IT team, being responsible of the IT Services administration IT Manager Oct 2010 - Jun 2013

Textil del Valle 2 years 9 months

Company of the textile industry with over 25 years of experience, its production plant is in Chincha, considered among the top three companies in Peru textiles. The company specializes in the production of cotton garments sourcing to the most important brands in the international market. Sales $ 60MM and approximately 2,500 employees. Its clients are major clothing brands in the world. The IT team has over 30 members working in different areas (software programming, hardware support, etc.)

• Responsible for IT strategy, for backoffice and production areas.

• Responsible of creation and administration of Information Security Policies within the company.

• Active member of the Strategic Planning Team.

• Participation through all business processes of the company, to support them, and develop new platforms to ensure efficiency.

• Budget platform implementation, to assure full automation of the process.

• Implementation of BI infrastructure to start creating the appropriate models to have better information in minor terms.

• Production processes automation (Cutting and Dying). IT Manager Jan 2008 - Oct 2010

Americatel de Perú S.A. 2 years 10 months

Americatel Peru, is a telecomunications company in Peru, who entered in the market by 2000. It's first offer was Long Distance services, and after buying Diveo Broadband Networks, in 2003 started offering internet and dat services, telephony, among others.

• Company applications management, leader of the technical change in the company

• Project manager for all technological changes.

• First Local ERP implementation, with more than USD 60K in savings yearly.

• Design and implementation of the first DataCenter of the company, which became the base of it's Data Center offering

Data Management and ISP Jun 2003 - Dec 2007

Americatel de Perú S.A. 4 years 7 months

• Implementation of MPLS services in the company, to be able to offer those to their customers.

• Development and leadership of all technological projects in the company.

• Responsible of the presales function for data services, as business specialist. Creation of the Tecnical Sales department.

• Implementation of the first help center for the company ISP Administrator / Information Security Officer Mar 2000 - Jun 2003 Americatel de Perú S.A. 3 years 4 months

Services Coordinator Nov 1999 - Mar 2000

AT&T 5 months

Coordinator for internet and networking services for customer. Incharge of the network operation for Peru and Bolivia.

Services Coordinator Jan 1994 - Nov 1999

IBM 5 years 11 months

Internet and networking services specialist. The company was bought by AT&T in 1999 Education

Escuela de Dirección de la Universidad de Piura 2006 - 2007 Master of Business Administration - MBA, Business Administration and Management, General Master In Business Administration, MBA

Universidad de San Martín de Porres 1991 - 1996

Bachelor of Engineering - BE, Systems Engineering

Computer Science


Telecommunications • Business Intelligence • Data Center • Project Management • ITIL • Networking • Budget Management • Latin America


Digital Transformation • LinkedIn

Feb 2019 - Present

Strategic Thinking • LinkedIn

Feb 2019 - Present

SAP ERP Essential Training • LinkedIn

Feb 2019 - Present

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