KCSv* - TOGAF – ITIL – PMP Certified Professional
Project & Knowledge Management Certified Technology Professional with extensive experience across various industries, platforms and technologies.
Enterprise Technology Architect
3+ Years of Healthcare IT Experience
10+ Years of Manufacturing Experience
15+ Years of Retail Experience
10+ Years of Supply Chain Experience
15+ Years of SDLC Implementation (App Dev, QA, Infrastructure and EPMO Departments)
Extensive Vendor Management & Negotiation Experience (Oracle, Microsoft, Salesforce.com, Rackspace, Azure, AWS, T-Systems, Mulesoft, Dell, HP).
●Delivered Technology Assessment and Rationalization Strategy encompassing 400+ applications.
●Delivered Business Capabilities & Alignment IT Roadmaps for numerous Fortune 500 organizations.
●Directed the implementation of Disaster Recovery, RTO & RPO. Including DR in the Cloud Consultations.
●Project Manager for a 5+ Million Dollar Project to implement a Digital Experience Platform to a Fortune 100 Healthcare organization.
●Provide Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Marketing (SEM), Web Analytics and Development to Fortune 1000 organizations.
●Implemented a very complex Data Transformation, Metadata and Taxonomy project to the U.S House Intelligence Committee using unstructured data from multiple sources.
Digital Transformation Consultant
Provide Data Transformation, Taxonomy, Meta-Tag and Retention Policy Services in support of the Digital Transformation initiatives to Community Healthcare Systems and the U.S House of Representatives.
Grew Website traffic over 100x in 5 months for a prominent Thoroughbred Racing Analytics organization.
Technology Consultant & Enterprise Architect, 2016 – 2017
Created the Application Assessment Model to include (app id, groupings, port, application type, application name, supporting IT org, short app description, long app description, business owner, business use, application value classification, operational criticality, user type, user #, SOX Assessment, Security Level, App Vendor, Software Release Level, Software Ver End, Business Configurable Assessment, Technical Configurable Assessment, Application Server, Application Environment, Application Platform, Application Stack. ** This is not a complete list of the artifacts gathered but represents a subset of artifacts needed when doing an application rationalization project.
Created Application Architecture Diagrams to show interfaces and integrations between applications.
Provided Application Rationalization Roadmaps aligned to Approved Enterprise Architecture Standards.
Conducted formal and ad-hoc presentations to IT and Business Executives on Application Rationalization Discovery, Forward Looking Strategy, Risks and Timelines.
Provided Platform and Application Analysis for Repair, Replace, Retire or Re-Platform.
Alexion Pharma: 2015-2016
Ross Institute: 2015 - 2016
Served as Consultant Advisor to CIO & Chief Architect of 10 Billion Dollar Reinsurance firm to Align Business Goals with IT Objectives, Strategies & Technology Platform.
Served as Consultant Advisor to CIO & CTO of 3 Billion Dollar Pharmaceutical Firm to Align Business Goals with IT Objectives, Strategies & Technology.
Data Analytics: Implemented Master Data Management projects, data visualization, data lakes (structured & unstructured data, metatags, categorization, taxonomy and retention policies).
IT Turn Around Expertise. Refactored IT Department to support a mid-size organization that was encountering big company problems associated with EPMO, Data, Infrastructure, App Dev, Security and Process.
Strong Business Alignment and Cultural Agility on an organizational and personal level.
Quality Assurance aligned to an Agile Development Methodology Implementation Experience.
15+ Years’ Experience Managing Application Development, QA, Enterprise Architecture, Data Management, Infrastructure, Program Management & DevOps Departments.
Digital Strategy: Retail Customer Experience Technology Consultant
Atlanta Hartsfield Airport; Detroit Airport; T-System; Starwood Hotels: 2014 - 2016
Digital Experience Customer Journey Platform as a Service
•Digital Customer Journey in the Travel Industry with Enabling Technologies utilizing Beacon, Wifi, Wayfinding, Bluetooth, SMART City Technologies and Application Integration.
•Digital Product Delivery supporting dynamic and prescript taxonomies, automated links of existing and newly developed content, personalization, portals, digital collaboration, integration with Internet of Things (IoT), Learning Management, Gamification and multi-level security.
•Deployment & Architecture of Multiple Content Management (CMS) and Digital Experience Platforms (UXP) (Centralpoint by Oxcyon, LifeRay, Sharepoint)
•Managed 100+ Web & Mobile Development teams coding in Python, AngularJS, .Net, Java, PHP.
•Architected Solutions for Omni Channel Digital Solutions utilizing Single Page Architecture and User Experience Platforms.
Cloud Strategy Consultant
Everest Re, Affinion International, JetBlue: 2014 - 2017
Cloud Strategy Cloud Architecture Program Management Enterprise Architecture
•Created the Enterprise Architecture Group, Policies, Procedures, Standards for Virtualization, Network, Security, Data and Applications.
•Evaluated Cloud Strategies with Cost Justification. Led the Effort to Profile and Categorize Applications and Databases to Cloud Provider Capabilities & Costs.
•Collaborated extensively with Business Unit Leaders on Cloud Strategy, Business Unit Applications & Service Level Agreements. Aligned Infrastructure, Application, Integration and Database Resilience Strategies to Business defined and approved Service Level Agreements.
•Created Capacity plan for Network, CPU, Virtual Servers, Memory & Storage for Cloud move strategy.
•Identified and Provided Risk Logs with summarized Risk Weightings for Network, Security, Application, Database and Integration Layers.
•Performed Capabilities Architecture Planning within the Business Divisions to identify technology gaps, align business strategy to roadmaps and enterprise technology spend.
Affinion Group International
Chief Technology Officer 2011 – 2014
Global Technology Strategist and Leader for this 1.5 Billion dollar mobile & web marketing and membership organization. Collaborated across divisions, groups, countries to develop IT Strategy aligned with Business Strategies and Objectives.
Strategy & Innovation
•Led the Technical team (120 resources), 25 mil budget for custom development to replace 4 existing front and back office systems.
•Managed Web/Mobile development group. Technologies: HTML5, Resp Design, AngularJS and Bootstrap.
•Implemented Agile Development to enable a software factory approach (multi-branch) (continuous integration)
•Led the evaluation and deployment of a Digital Experience Platform to support Global E-Commerce Sales and Marketing Initiatives.
•Identified critical areas of PCI and PII exposure at the data, network, transport, presentation and at rest layers. Worked with the IT Security team to establish processes, procedures and application redevelopment. Implemented Application Security tools (Fortify) to proactively identify security issues.
•Secured the data warehouse in terms of Query Generation, Access, Encryption, Data Load and Data Movement.
Operational & Bottom Line
•Rationalized the technology and development tools stack to support a wide range of business needs within a defined toolset to reduce support costs and provide greater stability. Reduced application outages by over 80%.
MMC Companies * Guy Carpenter
Chief Architect 2009 – 2011
“Followed CIO from Previous Position”
Responsible for transitioning Business Strategy to IT alignment. Establish Strategic Technology Plans, Architecture, Design and Implementation of Enterprise Level Systems and Management of the Technology Portfolio. Participated with other MMC company Enterprise Architects in the development of shared service offerings.
CIT Group Inc 2007 – 2009
Line of Business CIO * Transportation Finance
Executive leader responsible for maintaining business relationships with the Commercial Aircraft, Business Aircraft and Rail Operations groups. Interfaced with senior CIT Group leadership at the CEO, COO and Group President level. Responsible for the IT strategy, production support and development of applications used by the Transportation group. Managed a geographically dispersed team of 53 including 30 resources in India.
EOS Airlines, Purchase NY 2006 – 2007
Sr. Director, Information Technology
Directed IT for this $100 million venture capital-backed startup airline service. Supervised a team of 3 directors and 20 system engineers, database administrators and developers. Oversee vendor / service provider contracts and service level management, as well as applications, infrastructure, security, maintenance and flight systems. Implemented New Crew Scheduling and Flight Tracking with real time integration to a custom Flight, Baggage, Cargo and Customer Operations Performance scorecard. This system had drill down capabilities to review performance by station, geographic region, flight, etc.
JETBLUE AIRWAYS, Forest Hills, NY 2004 – 2006
Director, Application & Infrastructure Services
Directed all application development and packaged applications for this hyper growth airline. Responsible for Business Relationship Management, Project Requirements, application architectures and frameworks, databases, data warehousing and infrastructure. Supervised 48 developers, architects, DBAs, and engineers. Designed and Deployed Jetblue.com generating $10 million/day. Administered $20 million budget.
PARKER - HANNIFIN CORPORATION, Cleveland, OH 1997 - 2004
Global Manufacturing Technology Manager
Responsible for 2+ Billion Dollar Manufacturing, Distribution & Finance systems for LATAM region for this 12+ Billion Dollar Global Manufacturer. Responsible for aligning the supply chain management system to fulfill and route orders globally. Implemented real time inventory management processes utilizing Lean & Six Sigma practices.
MILITARY EXPERIENCE: Veteran, US Air Force:
EDUCATION: B.S. Computer Science: Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH