with strong leadership and business skills. Proven leader who is successful in
motivating dynamic cross functional teams to achieve business goals.
Architectural visionary who creates innovative
solutions that enable game-changing outcomes. Results driven style
focused on community enrichment and company
Cross-functional team leadership/management
Compelling leadership skills
Established track record of exceptional results
Fortune 100 company experience
Great communication skills
Recipient Cisco Chairman's Club Award (Top 1%)
Recipient Cisco Manager Excellence Award (Top 1%)
Direct and cross functional leadership experience at operation and region level.
Established relationships with CXO/VPs within IT and Lines of Business (LoBs) to improved business agility.
Key contributing member to US Central Area and Midwest Operation Leadership team.
Served as leader of Central Area Collaboration Analysis team.
Built "Envisioning" methodology that maps an organizations Digital Strategy from vision to execution.
Developed business solutions to enable Digital Transformation
in Retail, Manufacturing/Industrial, Healthcare and Transportation.
Created "Customer Experience" vision and architecture for Retail, Field Service and Institutions/Venues.
Design technology adoption strategies for disruptive technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud and SDN.
key partnerships with Cisco Partners and Ecosystem Partners resulting in new solutions and cloud services.
Launched program to reduce Level 1 design/support assistance from US based Engineering team by leveraging global Virtual Engineering teams.
Developed training programs for corporate user community to accelerate adoption of new applications and capabilities.
Mentored and coached Architects/Engineers on process and tools resulting in a 6 month decrease in on-boarding time.
Built customer training programs tailored to accelerate development of Early-in-Career and Late-in-Career Architects/Engineers.
Responsible for $300M Regional and Global Sales portfolio.
Grew sales revenue by $100M (150%) over 4 fiscal years.
Sales goals included components for Product, Software, Cloud, Maintenance, and Professional Services.
Direct Sales to customer bases that includes Enterprise and Mid-market global customers.
Achieve revenue goal or stretch for 6 consecutive years.
Named "Cisco Chairman's Club Winner" (Top 1% Performance)
Named "Cisco Manager Excellence Winner " (Top 1% Leadership)
CDWILBusiness Architect, Digital Transformation/ IoT10/2016 to Current
Provide vision and consultation on the Internet of Things (IoT) and Digital Transformation to customers across
multiple vertical industries.
Define Digital Strategy roadmap that maps organization's journey from strategic vision to execution.
Develop game-changing Business Outcomes that provide clear and measurable value.
Identify Business and IT Capabilities required to support Business Outcomes.
Create Future State Architectures that road map the transition needed to support Business Outcomes.
Identify Business Impact of outcomes to show business value for our customers.
Develop relationships with strategic Ecosystem Partners and non-traditional Partners in Information/Operation Technologies.
CISCO SYSTEMSChicago, ILManager, Systems Engineering06/2010 to 10/2016
Managed a $300M Global sales portfolio.
Managed regional 12 Architects and Engineers providing pre-sales consulting to customers.
Managed sales transactions with a revenue stream of $250M annually in FY2015 with year/year growth of 6-10%.
Created sales strategies for Enterprise Networking, Data Center and Collaboration architectures that increased Total Addressable Market (TAM) resulting in revenue growth.
Developed relationships with strategic Cisco Partners to increase sales velocity and drive top end growth.
CISCO SYSTEMSChicago, ILCustomer Solutions Architect / Systems Engineer05/1998 to 05/2010
Developed technical and business strategies addressing various areas of technology.
Led cross-functional teams to develop outcomes to support customer's Business Initiatives.
Provided customers with architectures that aligned Business Initiatives with technology decisions.
Assisted customers in identifying areas of cost reduction to improve Business revenue.
Designed large scale MPLS architecture for Retail Pharmacy supporting 10,000 locations and 100,000+ devices.
SPIEGEL GROUPWestmont, ILLead Network Engineer02/1995 to 06/1998
Designed Network infrastructure for large Retail corporation including Data Centers, Distribution Centers, Banking Institution and Headquarters locations.
support of Network infrastructure, Data Center and Applications performance.
Monitored application performance to proactively identify and resolve business impacting issues.
UNIVERSAL NETWORKSElmhurst, ILConsulting Engineer04/1994 to 01/1995
JOINT COMMISSIONOakbrook Terrace, ILNetwork Analyst08/1992 to 04/1994
ARTHUR ANDERSENChicago, ILNetwork Engineer06/1988 to 08/1992
Bachelor of Science:ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGYDeVry Institute of Technology, Lombard, IL, United States