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Management Engineering

Location:
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
October 19, 2016

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Chief Technology Officer

Client Experience Strategic Digital Transformation Leadership Product Development

Four-time CTO, VP Engineering and CEO of Six Hi-Tech Startups with broad hands-on skills in product development, new technology, Client Experience, SaaS, Strategic Digital Transformation, Data Center Migration, Mobile, Big Data, Performance Dashboards and Cyber-security. A sophisticated problem-solver with mature transparent process proven in start-up to enterprise sized environments.

Demonstrated Achievements in:

> Strategic Digital Transformation

> Enterprise Architecture

> TED-Level Presentation

> PMO Project Leadership

> Client Experience Guru

> IT Service Management

> Best-Practice & KPI’d Process

> Operation Governance

> Maturity Modelling

> Sustainable & Evergreen

> BigData & Security

> Staff Management

An exceptional CTO/ VP Engineering and Client Experience Visionary with 250+ project and working teams up to 200+ in mature enterprise PLCs running up to 500 projects per year.

Accomplishments

Twice CIO; four-time CTO, VP IT & Engineering, six-time Hitech Startup CEO and New Division Lead

Enterprise and Lead Architect roles held at IBM, Faurecia (Paris, France), Purolator, CIBC Mellon, TD Bank, PMG, CGI, Foresters, Aviva, Xstrata, Ministry of Government Services, Ministry of Health, Hewlett-Packard, Ontario Hydro, Recall, Canada Post, others.

300+ Technology projects in 15 major Programs completed

Global Programs in France, Germany, Britain, Canada, New York, Chicago and other US cities, Bermuda, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Australia, South & West Africa, Argentina.

Governance - Agile, SCRUM, TOGAF, ITIL, PMBOK, Six Sigma, Zachmann, SDLC/PMLC

Career Summary

KPIs

DashFlows & CSQ Research

Hewlett-Packard

SoftChoice

Recall

Softsource

Management Experience

8 Years

CEO / VP IT/ CTO

Chairman

6 Years

VP Program Director

1 Year (Contract)

CTO/VP Engineering

3 Years

CIO, N. America

7 Years

Lead Architect

People Led

80 of 700

200 of 2000

50 of 600

50 of 700

150 of 5000

Clients / Total Revenue

35 / $4 billion per Year

20 / $1.5 Billion per Year

500,000 / $1k per year avg

3000 / $140k annual avg

20 / $3 Billion+

Vendors

350

50

9

25

80

Development

One-million lines of code, Dashboards, A.I., CyberSecurity, Startups, SAP, SaaS, BigData, OpenStack, J2EE, Agile, SCRUM

Governance, Dashboards, A.I., J2EE, Security, OpenStack, .NET, Transformation

Dashboards, Data Center Builds, SaaS, J2EE, SaaS, OpenStack, Transformation

Business Transformation,

Data Center, WAN Networks

CyberSecurity, Audit, Dashboards, PCI Compliance, Data Center Builds, Automation

Professional Experience

CTO / VP Engineering & Security 2010 – Present

DashFlows Inc, Oakville, Ontario – dashflows.com

DashFlows Development – Directed a series of entrepreneurial hitech software companies with a 7/24 Operations, Artificial Intelligence, SaaS Product Development, SAP, Performance Management, CyberSecurity, ITIL Service Management, Ovation Cloud Deployments, e-Commerce, and 12 eProducts.

International Projects in Development, Program/Project Management, Strategic Digital Transformation, A.I., Architecture to clients in government, banking and FP50 companies:

oDashflows, TheHomeDeal, Cirenergy, Heat.com, Canada Post, Purolator, Faurecia (Paris, France) – for 230 SAP Manufacturing Centers in Europe, North America and Asia.

oTD Bank, ScotiaBank, Direct Energy, Questrade, CGI, Foresters, Aviva, Xstrata-Falconbridge

oGTAA Pearson Airport - GTAA is a small city with fire & police, power generation, 40,000 staff and contractors; Ministry Transportation - COTS & Checkpoints 0, 1+, 2, 3, RFP/RFI process

CHAIRMAN & CEO 2014 – Present

CSQ Research - CSQ1.org

Author, Chairman, Lecturer, Policy Analyst, and Futurist; 6 books & 30+ scholarly articles

CSQ Research is a think-tank and Economics & Engineering NGO which develops:

o#WPProjects, Worldvilles, CSQ 100 Year Plan, The CMI – Country Management Index

oCSR – Corporate Social Responsibility Programs & Course Material

oEpistemology – Education Courses, Books, Articles, Online Magazines, WP-TV

CEO & Founder 2007 –2010

TheHomeDeal, Toronto, Ontario

TekRealtor & TheHomeDeal is an AirBnB ($25 billion market cap) and Zillow ($50 billion) “Killer”. Property & Travel Management Hi-Tech Startup based on a sophisticated SaaS GIS CMS Mall. 70+ e-Products & Storefront. 35 staff, $600k budget. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/189*******/139*******?token=41cd8df9

Program Director

CIBC and Hewlett-Packard, Toronto Aug 2001 – Jan 2007

Led the $100 million turn-around CIBC.COM Super-Portal integrating all CIBC Line of Business LOBs. 42 projects with 200 staff.

Led my seventh CIBC/HP and P&G Cincinnati IT Governance Dashboard Project

Gardner #1 Managed Service Provider Award for $2 billion in outsource contracts managed annually

eHealth, Sun Life – SOX, Bell Mobility, Ministry Government Services

CTO, Cloud Computing 2000 - 2001

SoftChoice, Toronto

Corporate Director & Executive - 600 employees with offices in 50 U.S. and Canadian cities

Built suite of Cloud Service offerings for outbound sales team of 400 with state-of-the-art 40,000-client cookie-cutter data centers. Cloud Business Plan, company-wide KPI-targets, managed a budget of $5 million and startup staff of 45.

CIO / VP Engineering 1997 –2000

Recall Information Management, Mississauga

Contracted by CEO to standardize IT, Financial and Operational applications across 40 companies

Led a staff of 40, authored the Business Case and 5 Year Operating Plan for the company as well

Managed budgets and strategic sourcing, RFP work, and created the PMO needed to implement standardized business processes and technology – both infrastructure and applications – throughout 120 offices & warehouses across North America.

Lead Consultant 1987-1997

SoftSource Consulting Inc., Mississauga

Global Technology and Security Consulting; Led major projects throughout IT’s boom-period. Put the post office on email, built the world’s largest secure-frame banking network; built Canada’s Federal Government Network & Cable Internet. Clients: American Express – IT Security North America, Ministry Health, Eli-Lilly - Dashboard & SAP, Commcorp-Newcourt - Merger Lead, Hewlett-Packard - Enterprise Security, Rogers – Wave Team, National Trust/Toronto Dominion Bank - Senior Project Manager, Canada Post Corporation - Ottawa, Unitel/AT&T, Ministry Attorney General, Ontario Hydro, Imperial Optical– ERP & Mainframe

Education

Engineering Degree, Government of Canada, Toronto, ON. 1997

Transportation Engineering Advanced Diploma, Mohawk College, Hamilton, ON

Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences (Hired away final year), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

Economics Graduate Research work for “Transition Economics” on-going

Dozens of Management Retreats and Workshops: Dale Carnegie, Time Management, 100 Strategic Planning SCRUM Workshops, 10-Day MBA Certificate Program, MIT IT Governance, Mind-Mapping

P.Eng Application in process with Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)

Pilot - Ground Schools – Hamilton, Burlington, Markham Airports. 2011 & 1989

Graduated 3-year Transportation Engineering (Technologist Certificate + Co-op) - Mohawk College, Hamilton (PEO recognized for P.Eng)

International Baccalaureate Program throughout Grade 13 High-School Studies

Professional Development

Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute, Toronto, ON

TOGAF Certification Program, The Open Group Architecture Framework, Toronto, ON

ITIL v3 Certification, Hewlett Packard, Toronto, ON

Publications

Books: World Peace – The Transition, CSQ Common Sense 101, Teaching Doers, Transition Economics, SUSTAIN Project Management Method, Modern Love

30+ Published articles in Social Studies, Economics, Business, Leadership, and Technology; see LinkedIn.

WP-TV, WP-Magazine at CSQ1.org/Mag, and #WPProjects Forums at Twitter & Google+

Community & Interests

Founder, President, Treasurer, Board - Oakville Minor Football 2008 - 2014

Built up one of the largest community-based NFP Minor Football Group in the GTA. 5-year Business Plan, Operations of $200k annually, successful Trillium application, web & marketing to raise $350k in equipment and expenses. OMFA runs 1000 families in programs and volunteer board of 10.

Provincial Board - Chief Technology Officer - Ontario Football Conference & OFC-TV 2010 - 2014

Hobbies & Interests

Academic Research, Mountain biking, Marathon, skiing, guitar & performing, writing, and travel.

Languages

English, French; beginner level Russian, Spanish, and German



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