Ambitious VP Information Technology who creates strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Builds and retains high performance teams by hiring, developing and motivating skilled professionals.
Vice President of Technology
23+ years' success leading engineering innovation for high-growth organizations
Proven success guiding global business strategy with established and emerging technologies to achieve maximum operational impacts with minimum resource expenditures. Talent for launching programs related to training, management development, infrastructure development, procurement, and project management. Expert mentor and trainer, negotiator, and businessperson; able to forge solid relationships with strategic partners and build consensus across multiple organizational levels. Areas of Expertise:
Strategic & Tactical Infrastructure Planning
Cloud Computing Implementation & Optimization
Vendor & Supplier Relationship Management
Contract Development / Negotiations
Full Life Cycle Project Management
Business-driven Technology Organizations
Full P&L Accountability
Management Development Programs
Exceeding Service-level Agreements
Project Management Professional (PMP); Performance Management; Quality Engineering & Control
Certificates: Microsoft Server 2012r2, Azure, Microsoft Office Suite, Robotic and Automation Technology, Network Security
Technical Proficiencies: Windows, Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu), AS/400, Mac OS, servers, routers, LAN, wireless LAN, Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, Access, Crystal Reports, SAP, BASS Marine, EDMS/Documentum, Visual Basic, VOIP
Improved IT department effectiveness by 60%. Consistently received a 100% rate of customer satisfaction. Oversaw a decrease in average daily Help Desk tickets by 30%. Automated repeatable tasks where possible to increase efficiency.
01/1993 to Current
VICE PRESIDENT OF TECHNOLOGYH & B International Corporation － Wilmington, Delaware
Provide executive-level leadership with full accountability for all technology initiatives at 14+ facilities spanning the globe.
Hold bottom-line accountability for $1.5M budget, including P&L and expense management.
Recruit, develop, supervise, mentor and review performance of entire 98-member IT department team, including key IT managers.
Negotiate and manage service and vendor contracts.
Track all IT warranties on all equipment.
Responsible for network management and counter-attack monitoring (25+ servers, 2500 PCs and portables).
Create and oversee Disaster Recovery Plan.
Liaise with senior management, providing IT data and statistics, and influencing strategic business decisions.
Negotiate al procurements and contracts.
Prepare cost analyze versus savings for all new purchases.
Yearly submit one, three and five-year plan for the IT department.
Developed a fast response team at each company to ensure little down time.
Encourage staff to further their education.
Keep abreast on technology changes by reading trade article and magazines and attending trade shows.
Write training manuals and materials, and lead training for new software and hardware for all departments.
Manage all it projects to ensure timely and excellence in solution delivery.
Increased overall corporation profit by 56% and essential point of each of the companies by 19% because of re-enhancing procedures and re-engineering processes while eliminating any duplicating works.
Introduced wireless network, enabling sharing of new equipment, and reducing is cost by 14%.
Implemented cloud computing across all 14 companies worldwide, shortening total delivery turnaround time by 1/2.
Managed critical projects, including complete automation of 2 companies (drones, robots, robotic arms) which improved essential point of both companies by 78%.
Introduced changes to accommodate explosive staff development, while maintaining cost overheads despite staffing and training increases, including preparation of training material, restructuring entry system from clocking to badges (35% reduction of time spent to process data payroll department) and growing a team of engaged highly-skilled technology experts focused on increasing excellence and innovation.
Reduced travel expenses by 18% and introduced more accurate workload distribution, improving results by 13% in average across office departments.
01/1988 to 01/1993
Director of ITCoastal Group, Inc － Wilmington, Delaware
01/1984 to 01/1988
Senior ProgrammerGeneral Motors － Lordstown, Ohio
MASTER OF SCIENCE: COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERINGPennsylvania State University － State College, PennsylvaniaCOMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
IEEE; Project Management Institute (PMI)
Active Directory, AS/400, Automation, budget, business strategy, hardware, contracts, Crystal Reports, delivery, Disaster Recovery, Documentum, senior management, fast, Full Life Cycle, innovation, Maintain inventory, LAN, leadership, Regulatory Compliance, Linux, Mac OS, Management Development, materials, mentor, Access, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office Suite, office, Microsoft Project, Windows, 98, works, Negotiations, negotiator, network management, Network Security, network, Optimization, organizational, payroll, Performance Management, processes, procurement, profit, Project Management, Quality, reading, Red Hat, re-engineering, Relationship Management, Robotic, routers, SAP, servers, staff development, staffing, statistics, Strategic, trade shows, trainer, training manuals, training material, Visual Basic, VOIP, wireless LAN