Innovative strategic Senior Project and Product Leader with dynamic career history of achieving results through unstoppable drive to exceed company goals. Formidable experience using wide array of tools translating to deliver measurable efficiency on day one. Historically has served as Change Agent that thrives in achieving cultural transformation. Possesses uncanny skills to find best user mix and develop requirements, then exceeding management's project expectations.
Strategic Planning | Staff Management | Collaboration | Communication | Revenue Generation | Retails Chains | Project Lifecycle Management | Process Streamlining | Impact Assessment | Project Workflows
SALESFORCE | Salt Lake City, UT (Original start date applies to time with Demandware & Tomax both 25+ years)
Member of Koa Club and have 20 yr. "Surfboard" based on original start date with Tomax of 1994
Sr. Director, Engineering | 03/2016 – Present
Entrusted to reorganize Development, DevOps, Infrastructure, Managed Services, and Quality Assurance. Completely rebuilt release team and tools to ensure nightly automated testing was key component comprising over 3500 nightly tests overnight. Filtered out deadwood, effectively working Process and mentoring managers to handle tough situations. Established regular communication cycles and programs that covered all areas while reducing number of colleague-facing meetings. Moved teams around and created full circle of development to release and manage services that covered entire organization through six Directors. Mentored leaders to develop employees with potential and worked to improve those less productive. Managed overall budget comprised of 6 Directors and 125+ engineering members and payroll of $25M+ annually.
Director, Engineering May 2016 Demandware purchased by Salesforce | 03/2016 - 3/2017
Tomax Corporation | Salt Lake City, UT | 04/1994 - 10/2007
Positions/roles in historical order last to first below. Roles for 13 years changed as CEO/COO trusted "Bulldog" to start new organizational areas and perform "cleanup" or reorganize to increase efficiency and effectiveness to organization.
V.P. Development/Support | Director Support & Hosting Services | Dir. Implementation Services (Created new Bus. Unit)
Prod. Mgr. Point of Sale | Product Manager – eBusiness (created Product and Unit) | Sr. Project Manager
BASIC RESEARCH, LLC | Salt Lake City, UT
Director IT – CTO | 11/2007 –03/2016
Chosen by CEO to serve as Director PMO office to implement systems and processes across all business aspects. Introduced innovative tactics and strategies to plan and steer all projects from kick-off to executive de-briefing within schedule and under budget, often with added scope. Accountable for authoring all documentation standards and training materials for systems implemented. Managed applications and infrastructure in-house teams and on-site local hosted data center.
Bachelor of Science Degree—Computer Science/Business Admin: MIT (Missouri Institute of Technology)
Managed Teams utilizing toolsets, including. Amazon Web Services / Oracle 10-12 D.B., Oracle WebSphere, Java, C", GitHub, Selenium, VMware, Oracle OVM, AWS CPM, RedHat, Salt & SaltStack, SharePoint. and Aras PLM.
Personal Skill in using: Salesforce Admin ▪ Google Suite ▪ MS Project ▪ Microsoft Office Suite ▪ Quip
Lucidchart ▪ Jira ▪ Excel ▪ Visio ▪ SQL
PMP Certification (Project Management Professional) Valid Thru: 12/2023
CSM (Certified Scrum Master) - Valid Thru 10/2022
Salesforce Admin Certification—Expected Completion: 05/2021
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