Creative and strategic thinking IT executive with over 25 years of technical experience
15 plus years of experience delivering Multi-Channel marketing solutions, including Social Media, Direct Mail, Email, Call Center, and SMS/MMS
Thrives in a fast paced and challenging environment
Solid mix of technology, leadership, and business development skills
Vast experience in commercial software development specializing in web and cloud based solutions that integrate with other platforms
A process-oriented leader whose ability to consistently create engineering infrastructure and streamline operations, has resulted in significant cost savings, increased quality, and increased profitability.
Natural communicator and team leader with strong motivational skills and ability to build, produce and succeed.
Excellent qualifications in cross-functional team leadership, resources management, project planning/management and customer service.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER01/2007 to Current Kipany – New York, NY
Kipany is a performance based Multi-Channel marketing company, focused on Fortune 100 clients across all verticals.
Led the development team that created the cloud based Customer Engagement Platform Screenplay.
Collaborated with the sales, and marketing to deliver technology solutions in support of our clients marketing efforts, including web design, campaign management, leads processing, reporting and analytics, and content delivery
Moved company data center to redundant co-location data centers in geographically disperse areas.
Consolidated servers into a unified computing environment with SAN storage.
Virtualized all company servers utilizing VMware.
Created, implemented and documented IT policies and security policies to create a secure environment. that is PCI and HIPAA compliant.
Implemented and tested Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plans.
Managed technical relationship with clients and vendors.
DIRECTOR OF VISUAL DEVEOPMENT05/2000 to 01/2007 Donnelley Marketing – Greenwich, CT
Accountable for managing the successful enhancement and customization of Marketzone and Prospectzone Product Suites for the direct mail marketing industry.
Accountable for overall enhancement and maintenance of the products, from concept to planning, architecture, development, testing, release and customer approval.
Direct and administer all aspects of projects, including project planning, scheduling and tracking.
Manage risk assessment, issue resolution and change management initiatives.
Managed Multi-million dollar out-sourced development projects, with both on and off shore resources.
Lead the design and development of a web based Marketing Database application, that includes AD-Hoc querying, Data Discovery,Visualization, and Campaign Management.
Manage the redesign of Marketzone's mail campaign module to allow the storing of more than 1 billion records for a client.
Designed and built Consumer and Business data access Web Services, consumed by external clients, to access business and consumer marketing data.
Senior Manager of Development04/1997 to 04/2000 Condé Nast – New York, NY
Promoted through a series of increasingly responsible management positions.
Advanced based on consistent contributions to technological advancements, project planning/design and team development/leadership.
Promoted into newly established position to spearhead all efforts to introduce web-based and client-server technology into the corporation.
Liaison between Circulation Department and Outside Consulting Company to ensure project deliverable s were met.
Collaborated with business units to define projects scope, budgets, resources and timelines.
Established new processes, procedures and methodologies for software design and development.
Facilitated JAD sessions with National Sales Force to define business needs and develop specifications for 15 distinct publications.
SENIOR DEVELOPMENT MANAGER04/1994 to 04/1997 Ziff Davis – New York, NY
Fast-track promotions through a 3-year career with this publishing company.
Credited with successfully planning and managing the implementation of applications to automate functions, improve efficiency and increase customer satisfaction.
promoted to plan and manage enterprise-wide, large-scale architectural projects throughout the East Coast.
Established and monitored budgets and deliverables.
Responsible for directing the design and implementation of enhancements to company's Sales Force Automation system.
Collaborated with Sales Managers for 8 different publications throughout New York and Boston to analyze business needs and develop customized user specifications.
Led team in developing customized solutions for each publication, utilizing Lotus Notes Ver. 4.0
PROJECT MANAGER05/1991 to 04/1994 Young & Rubicam – New York, NY
Accountable for full project life cycle design, development and implementation of enterprise-wide Client Relationship System.
Was initially hired as Developer and promoted within 1 month.
Credited with establishing company's Research Department.
Directed the successful development of a system to automate client media coverage tracking.
Led the implementation of system at 3 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia-Australia.
Managed the migration of system from VAX/BASIC to Lotus Notes.
Strategic & Tactical planning
Project planning & design
Budgetary planning & control
Software Development Life Cycle
Process and procedures development and optimization
Advanced problem solving skills
Team development & leadership
Customer & Vendor relationship management
Risk mitigation and management
Performance and scalability optimization
Databases: SQL Server,ORACLE,Sysbase IQ, Alterian, Cassandra, Dynamo
Languages: HTML,Java Script, CSS,C#,Java,ASP.NET
Software: Visual Studio, Wordpress, MS Office, MS Project Workbench, Eclipse, Git
Security and Compliance
Bachelor of Science Degree: Management Information Sciences1989St. Thomas Aquinas College-
Coursework includes Speech and Communication, Philosophy, Logic and Programming