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CIO CTO VP of IT CISO

Location:
Elkhorn, NE
Posted:
January 15, 2020

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MARC D. JOHNSON

Omaha, Nebraska ***** 402-***-**** adbbee@r.postjobfree.com

LEVERAGING STRATEGIES, RELATIONSHIPS, & TECHNOLOGY TO MAXIMIZE PERFORMANCE, QUALITY, & RESULTS.

Performance-driven leader with a long history of driving complex, high-risk enterprise scale services and technology program development from envisioning to value realization. Dynamic leader with a proven track record of building and guiding diverse teams toward actionable goals and results. Effective communicator with unique ability to interface with broad base of business users and stakeholders to influence at all levels solving and delivering business value and solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner.

KEY STRENGTHS & COMPETENCIES:

Accomplished Information Technology Leader: Focused on business value and contributing to business success using technology and human creativity to achieve goals.

Risk Management: Effective in managing high-risk and difficult situations with attention to balance and synergies of people, processes, and technology.

Change Management: Field-tested and proven leader and course setter when new direction is needed, and problem solver when turnaround is essential.

Problem Solving: Seeks and resolves challenging problems by utilizing design thinking (cloud / hybrid) and modern methods for software engineering (Agile/Scrum, DevOps, User-Centered Design) and working collaboratively with senior executive management to identify core issues, manage relationships and expectations, and devise creative solutions to issues that directly impact company revenues and customer acquisition/retention.

Builder of Diverse, Successful Teams: Combines structure and innovation with pragmatic leadership to leverage strengths, remediate weaknesses, and mitigate business risks.

Custom Enterprise Solutions: Applies enterprise-scale technology expertise and shared services to meet production performance, delivery, user experience, and business service KPIs.

Diverse Industry Experience: Worked with US Bank, Wells Fargo, NASDAQ, Abbott Labs, JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, ING, United Airlines, Comcast, NYSE, Barclays, Shell Oil, ExxonMobil, Chevron, GE ERC, Hallmark, H&R Block, US West, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Werner Enterprises, Kimberly Clark, etc.

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

United Airlines:

• Responsibility: Align Business and IT to produce operational continuance

• Action: Develop a program to seek the misalignment, perform gap analysis, and solution alternatives to close the gaps

• Results: >$50Million hard dollar savings where over engineered, >$200Million cost avoidance savings, & increased disaster recovery application coverage from 9 to 55.

CITIBANK:

• Responsibility: Align Business and IT to produce data protection and disaster recovery

• Action: Develop a program to seek the misalignment, perform gap analysis, and solution alternatives to close the gaps

• Results: >$25 Million hard dollar savings where over engineered & increased disaster recovery coverage from 27 domains to 7 (Simplification / Standardization)

EL CAMINO HOSPITAL:

Responsibility: Align Business and IT to produce infrastructure refresh, agility for the future, and business continuance

Action: Develop a program to seek the misalignment, perform gap analysis, solution alternatives to close the gaps, and execution of migration plan

Results: >$20Million hard dollar savings where over engineered, >$100Million cost avoidance savings (reputation, regulatory fines, etc.), service level attainment for all applications (vs. only 2 previously) & zero (0) unplanned downtime / service interruption

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

WORLDVIEW SERVICE LTD - Omaha, Nebraska 4/2018 - Present

CIO CISO CCO COO

Control $M P&L to drive revenue generation initiatives, reduce operational costs, and develop new product and services by conducting trend analysis and proactively identifying actionable items to lead market trends resulting in exceeding goals.

Bridge business and IT by aligning Business and IT. I bridge the gap between the two by increasing efficiency and rigor while decreasing cost and complexity resulting in over $600 thousand in CapEx & OpEx savings (90% reduction within 30 days) through Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Cloud.

Provide forensic operational analysis to reduce costs and increase efficiency and productivity; resulting in cost savings, industry regulatory compliance, IT-related vulnerability identification & mitigation, and eliminate system, infrastructure, and data storage/security vulnerability gaps.

Build and foster strong relationships to position company as a primary resource for technical and operational solutions that meet or exceed current and future demands by developing and delivering strategy for innovative products and services producing higher and new revenues.

Provide leadership by coaching team members, ensuring continuous improvement, and demonstration of accountability and ownership through focusing on and driving critical issues to closure; raising the level of performance of others when reorganizing reporting and responsibilities. This actively eliminated disruption of productivity and degeneration of morale.

MARC D. JOHNSON, ABCP

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ENGAGED CONSULTING - Dallas, Texas 4/2010 – 4/2018

Co-Founder Managing Partner CIO

Control $5M P&L to drive revenue generation initiatives, reduce operational costs, and develop new product and services by conducting trend analysis and proactively identifying actionable items to lead market trends resulting in exceeding goals (+15% revenue & recognition in publication).

Bridge business and IT by aligning Business and IT. I bridge the gap between the two by increasing efficiency and rigor while decreasing cost and complexity resulting in over $50 million in CapEx & $20 million in OpEx savings in various interim executive (CIO / CTO) consulting engagements.

Provide forensic operational analysis to reduce costs and increase efficiency and productivity; resulting in cost savings, industry regulatory compliance, IT-related vulnerability identification & mitigation, and eliminate system, infrastructure (Cloud / Hybrid / On-premise), and data storage/security vulnerability gaps.

Establish communication by setting stakeholder expectations, assuring project KPIs are achieved, directing project resources, and ensuring adherence to project timelines and budgets through defined structure (standardized policies & procedures) that eliminated waste and delivered on time.

VERITAS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC - Dallas, Texas 9/2015–5/2016

Principal Strategist-Information Availability Product Management

Served as a turnaround agent for sliding product sales, eroding profits, and increasing software reputation and value.

Drove revenues to $300 million (150% annual growth) without increasing staff, increasing C-Suite visibility and exceeding goals by 12%.

Delivered first InfoScale Appliance and first Disaster Recovery as a Service offering to the market.

Sourced and managed new and emerging OEM partners to enhance existing and future portfolio.

INSIGHT ENTERPRISES, INC. - Dallas, Texas 1/2013–9/2015

Chief Technologist-Data Protection, Data Center Management, & Storage

Transformed and strengthened department by streamlining processes (automating where appropriate) and enhancing knowledge transfer (sales / post-sales).

Realized 125% annual revenue increase to $150 million and 300% profit increase improving beyond the established goals by 20%.

Captured $5 million cost savings in reduced down time, $15 million cost avoidance in regulatory fines, and $2 million savings in licensing costs - business continuity, SOX compliance, PACS integration, information lifecycle management, server consolidation, disaster recovery, platform/vendor selection, data center moves, procurement, business impact analysis, IP telephony, and software defined storage.

Advised executive management (CFO, CIO, CTO) on the business impact of technology and the processes, policies, and procedures coupled with business in a variety of applications that saved money, preserved their reputation, and delivered significant return on investment to the company.

CREATIVE BREAKTHROUGHS, INC. - Dallas, Texas 5/2011–1/2013

Practice Director, Data Center Management & Storage

Delivered executive management of $60 million Portfolio. Oversaw sales, technical pre-sales, post-sales, support, certification, product management, and product marketing.

Increased revenues 300% and margins 175% exceeding company targets by 30%.

SYMANTEC - Dallas, Texas 2005–4/2010

Managing Director Divisional CTO, Data Center Transformation & Availability

Drove Professional Services contribution to the company bottom line. Revived stagnant sales and sluggish profits by developing additional service products (IT/Data Center Strategy & Planning, Risk Assessment, Information Lifecycle Management Assessment, etc.) resulting in exceeding established goals by 25%.

Managed $200 million P&L and led 120 team members (12 direct and 108 indirect reports).

Saved $10 million in 4 weeks through storage space reclamation, $5 million through product licensing refinement & $25 million in brand.

Increased global sales 200% year-over-year climaxing at $200 million with minimal staff increments & exceeding goals by 20%.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

AUTHORIZED CONSULTANT – STORAGE MANAGEMENT — VERITAS

AUTHORIZED CONSULTANT – DATA PROTECTION — VERITAS

ACCREDITED BUSINESS CONTINUITY PROFESSIONAL — DISASTER RECOVERY JOURNAL (DRJ)

CERTIFIED PROJECT MANAGER — EMC

COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE — NEBRASKA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY

COMPUTER SCIENCE — UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA

PUBLICATIONS

Architecting Your Storage Security Strategy

Information: Integrity, Confidentiality, and Availability

After Katrina: Confronting the Business Continuity Challenge

A Complete Data Security Strategy

Information vs. Data

IT Evolution

Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, & Operational Recovery: Clearing up Misconceptions

Data Center Transformation Migration / Consolidation whitepaper – author

Information Lifecycle Management Methodology – author / developer

Advisory Guide: Don’t Gamble with Your Recovery – major contributor

Transformation Framework – author / developer

TECHNICAL SKILLS & PROFICIENCIES:

• Executive Management / IT Management

• Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery – ABCP (Accredited Business Continuity Professional)

• Information Lifecycle Management

• High Availability Architecture Strategy & Execution

• Cloud & Utility Computing / Business Process Engineering

• Program / Project Management

• ERP/CRM System Setup & Management

• Change Management & Risk Mitigation

• Contract Negotiation & Resource Allocation

• Vendor & Contractor Management

• Financial Services & Healthcare Regulatory Acumen

• IT Financial Management / P&L Oversight

• Data Center & Call Center Operations Management

• Requirements Analysis & Gap Assessment

• Cross-Functional Team Leadership

• Strategic Thinking & Problem Solving

• Highly Effective Communication Strategies

• Risk / Vulnerability / Compliance Management



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