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Information Technology and Security Officer

Atlanta, GA
May 19, 2020

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Edwin Grogan

Marietta, Georgia ***** 404-***-****


Enterprise Technology and Security Executive

Over 15 years of leadership as a global technology executive with a focus on transformative strategies and program execution.

Established reputation for solving complex organizational, security, and IT challenges for massive global operations across multiple industries. Excel at overhauling problematic and delayed initiatives to remediate issues and deliver on time and under budget results. Broad range of technical skills, assessment capabilities as a talented team leader and motivational manager. Outstanding relationship builder, partnership development leader, and cross-functional collaborator.

Highlights of Expertise

Global IT and Operations Management

IT Strategic Planning and Implementation

Digital and Enterprise Transformations

Cloud Migration SaaS, PaaS, ERP, HCM

Resource Allocation and Budgeting

Business Relationship Management

M&A/Due Diligence/Integrations

Program and Project Management

Cross-Functional Team Leadership

Enterprise Architecture / Agile Framework

Career Experience

Randstad USA, Atlanta/Cincinnati

Specially recruited to oversee solution architecture for the Proctor and Gamble Employee Digital Workplace and Voice Service.

Head Solutions Architect (2019 to Present)

Manage all aspects of strategic planning and implementation for enterprise transformation, including cross-functional collaboration, development of RFIs, road mapping, and team leadership.

Successfully delivered a business case driving the transformation of legacy voice communications to a new cloud platform, realizing a digital transformation and capturing over $15M a year in run rate from $50M in current spend.

Championed a comprehensive assessment of enterprise Unified Communications as a Service Industry to create a roadmap and transition plan to be deployed across 60 countries in less than 18 months.

The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Atlanta, Georgia

Promoted to a position in charge of major technology platforms, Cloud Migration and Enterprise PMO for a global leader in beverage manufacturing and sales.

Head of Major Technology Programs, PMO and Security Strategy/Architecture (2017 to 2019)

Oversaw all aspects of major transformation programs with management of global program delivery and reporting to the CISO for security strategy and architecture. Directed operations and security strategies across multiple franchise bottlers. Managed IT program governance and gate review approval, developed road maps, integrated multiple platforms, and oversaw budgets and resource allocation.

Transformed the security ecosystem and rationalized over 50 individual products, executing a $30M program over 24 months to elevate Coca-Cola into the top 25 percentile in digital resilience across CPG industry landscape.

Specially selected as a leader of the Coca-Cola Datalake program, transforming a significantly delayed application development program and driving cost reduction/resource allocation for on time and under budget delivery.

Hand-picked to lead a cloud migration on a tight timeline in preparation for data center sales, migrating over 800 applications in 18 months to cloud-enabled providers with minimal interruption.

Specially selected to perform a risk assessment of technology, processes and security for Costa Coffee acquired by Coca-Cola in January 2019. Defined risk remediation plan to maintain SOX compliance.

Head of Technology Strategy and Transformation (2016 to 2017)

Spearheaded global infrastructure change programs, strategic roadmap design, Enterprise PMO oversight, architecture leadership and cloud migration leadership. Oversaw a $100M budget and capital plan, project governance and prioritization, led engineering and planning of migration programs, and conducted in-depth assessments (SAP, applications, and new technologies).

Effectively engineered a strategic plan to execute migration and consolidation of various email environments into a Microsoft Office 365 consolidated platform within six months.

Collaborated with CEO of Coca-Cola Bottling Africa throughout the merger of six independent Coca-Cola bottlers in South Africa as strategic advisor developing the technology integration plan.

Sagepath Inc., Atlanta, Georgia

Championed a complex Consumer Product Group bottler merger divestment and franchising strategy as a leader recruited by the Coca-Cola Global CIO and CTO, in addition appointed security architect at Sagepath.

Senior IT Consultant/Security Architect (2015 to 2016)

Managed development of business case and technical design to re-platform SAP to a cloud service, including strategic planning and implementation, developed program governance tracking and executive reporting, major milestone and budget planning, and definition of IT requirements.

Collaborated with the CTO to develop major milestones and budgets for re-franchising of Corporate IT and all bottlers in the Bottler Investment Group across 10 countries, over 600 locations, and with 150k personnel.

Drove the development and deployment of security architecture and product selection for the rebuild of BIC online e-commerce transaction web site.

Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS), Las Vegas, Nevada / Singapore

Excelled in a dual role in charge of global IT infrastructure and security programs for an American hotel, casino, hospitality, and entertainment operator.

Vice President, Global Infrastructure and Operations (2014 to 2015)

Interim CIO at Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Casino, Singapore (2014 to 2015)

Managed global technology and operations transformations, strategic planning, and program implementation in collaboration with Global CIO and executive teams. Developed plans to deploy new cloud platforms and migrations, improve security systems, and transform customer experiences.

Developed and implemented a $40M technology and business remediation plan to overhaul and accelerate cloud adoption, effectuating a business transformation in the wake of a massive cyber-attack targeting Las Vegas Sands.

Specially appointed as the Las Vegas Sands Global E-Commerce Technology Leader, developing a new e-commerce platform in Hong Kong and the United States on AWS/Akamai/Adobe Cloud services.

Specially appointed as the Interim CIO of the Marina Bay Hotel and Casino in Singapore, managing all IT functions for 12 months as an executive team member in charge of data center strategies and business transformation initiatives/cloud deployments.

Created strategy to stabilize the casino surveillance network for over 10k multi-cast cameras, reducing regulatory incidents and casino disruptions.

SITA, Atlanta, Georgia

Specially recruited to oversee global infrastructure and operations for a multi-national information technology company delivering IT and communication services.

Vice President, Corporate and Technology Services/SN Director Service Operations (2010 to 2014)

Managed multiple international IT teams, led strategic planning for SITA managed services of over 200 applications for passenger/eCommerce of 150+ airlines.

Comprehensively assessed and mitigated major delays in Next Generation Data Center program in the first three months of hire, including cost restructuring, application modernization strategy, and upgrades across over 200 applications.

Hand-picked to lead Managed Services Global Function, including technology transformation over 12 months; consolidated multiple teams and delivered over 15% in the initial year through a Zero-Downtime initiative.


General Manager ING Bank, Netherlands

Chief Technology Officer and Head of Client Engagement Ramprate Sourcing Advisors, New York

Managing Partner New London Associates, New York

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Infrastructure, Chase Financial Services JP Morgan Chase, New York

Director, Corporate IT and Companywide Technology Services Time Warner, Inc., New York

Vice President, Global Network Engineering and Operations Turner Broadcasting Systems, Georgia

Senior and Regional Manager Positions DHL Systems, Inc., California

Education & Credentials

Action Technical College, UK


Professional Affiliations:

Cloud Advisory Board Membership

Smart International


Premier Enterprise Media Services (PEMS)

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