My name Rich Carlson and I am a highly experienced IT Professional currently seeking employment in the Portland Oregon area. My previous experience includes five years as a Senior Director with Siebel Systems, five years as an IT Corporate Director with Flextronics International and two additional years as an working in IT with Openwave Systems. I took a couple years for a short hiatus while doing IT contract work. I’ve lived in the Northwest for three years; love the people, love the culture and LOVE LOVE LOVE the weather! I enjoy all that the Northwest has to offer but especially appreciate the outdoors and the food scene!
My areas of expertise are in IT infrastructure design, IT data center management and IT service delivery. I have been directed technical teams domestically and internationally including managing teams in South America, Mexico, Europe and Asia.
I have a passion for new technology and always strive to stay on the leading edge. I believe that to be successful one needs to be innovative, agile and company focused. The computer industry environment is constantly changing and in order to succeed one must evolve as new opportunities arise. I pride myself on staying up to date and adapting to the emerging technology.
I’ve created this website to give you a better understanding of my talents and passions.