Director of Information Technology 20+ years of IT experience including 15+ years of broad-based management in Systems Design and Development, Implementation and Support. Strategically and cost effectively utilize technology in alignment with corporate goals. Consistently improve delivery times and service levels while reducing costs. Excel at strategic planning, building high-performance teams, project management, and implementing best practice methodologies and continuous improvement programs. Design and delivery of cost effective, high- performance information technology infrastructures, applications and consultancy to address complex business problems, the United States Government and Private Corporations. I have extensive qualification in all facets of project life cycle from initial feasibility analysis and conceptual design, through documentation, implementation, user training and enhancement. International and Domestic project management. Proven areas of expertise include: Strategic and Business Planning Organizational Development Budget Development & Management Contract Negotiations & Management Cost Containment Infrastructure Design & Implementation Process Improvements & Best Practices Project Management Continuous Improvement Large Scale Deployments System Architectures Rapid Deployments Structured Methodologies Data Center Management Change Management Salesforce
Salesforce Wealth Management Designer & Project Manager5th Element Energy Global Sun Power Corp
Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan.
Assess and make recommendations on the improvement or re-engineering of the IT organization.
Collaborated with Google as Preferred Google Apps Reseller for Northern California Established international relationships, opening presence in London, Luxembourg and Dublin Trusted Technology Advisory for Mergers & Acquisitions Directed Leaders on Ladders with Habitat for Humanity San Francisco Led programs and established procedures for all aspects of business development, including prospect identification, lead generation, proposal response, and client presentations, cross selling and follow up.
Instituted firm wide public relations program.
Targeted associations, publications and speaking opportunities to increase the visibility of the Executive Staff Established Co-Branded Marketing Programs with Vendors in Vertical Markets of Architects, Construction Firms, Engineers, Healthcare, Financial, SMB, and Retail Developed client satisfaction program including measurement tools and training for improving client relationship management.
Vendor Management of the following: Google, IBM, Lenovo, Dell, Zoho, Backupify, Graphical Networks, Plantronics, Shoretel/Shoretel Sky, and others.
Director of Information Technology/Director of CIO AdvisoryMay 2000 to Jan 2015 Silicon Hills Systems/The CIO Group － San Francisco, CA
Managed all client communication, project initiatives and schedules, operations expenses, and Profit and Loss (P&L) data, with a focus on positioning the firm's engagements to maximize profitability.
Provided directly billed services to client in the areas of materials procurement, contract management, litigation resolution, claims review, and value management.
Grew business from 7 personnel with $200K in total revenue and 1 client to 300 staff members and $150M in annual billings.
Silicon Hills Systems consultancy company founded by 7 former US Naval Officers.
Primary IT/IA Consultant to US Government.
Participate in strategic and operational governance processes of the business organization as a member of the senior management team.
Lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization.
Develop and maintain an appropriate IT organizational structure that supports the needs of the business.
Establish IT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures.
Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development.
Established & Managed clients with revenue from 1 Million to 320 Billion Assess and communicate risks associated with IT investments.
Develop, track, and control the information technology annual operating and capital budgets.
Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analysis for IT spending and initiatives.
Co-Founder/Director of Business & Product Development/Prototype EngineerJan 2008 to Dec 2011 San Francisco － Lulea, Sweden
Developed strategies for Power Purchase Agreements (PPA's) with private companies.
Investigate state level policy initiatives for renewable energy by analyzing the Public Utility Commissions' positions on renewable mandates, Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), and other power generations initiatives and policies.
Create partnerships with suppliers and 3rd party engineers to complete prototype solar electric and thermal system Project Management for both Operations and Engineering Collaboration with engineers at Sandia National Labs - New Mexico Member of engineering team in Sweden on prototype testing and performance documentation Directed Free Piston Stirling Engine Dish System prototype engineering Directed Biomass - External Combustion Engine prototype engineering Directed Downdraft & Circulating Fluidized Bed Gasification research & development Designed Wind technology integration via proprietary control system Conducted Homer Energy, Pathfinder and PVsyst computer modeling Collaborate with internal departments to develop data sheets and specifications for product, packaging, shipping, etc.
Interact with city, state and federal government agencies on implementing renewable energy policy Liaison for Costco and Home Depot on retail sales strategy Work with potential companies, globally, on setting up manufacturing and distribution in foreign countries.
Lieutenant CommanderMar 1989 to Dec 1999 United States Navy － Fort Meade, MD
Superbly managed all professional and personal issues for Commander, Naval Security Group Command as a Senior Risk Assessment Analyst.
Protected highly sensitive classified material to include Top Secret Special Compartmented Information and higher classifications on a daily basis.
Desert Shield/Desert Storm participant and received numerous achievement medals and awards.
Bachelor, Finance1987New York University － New York, New YorkFinance