Summary

Executive-Level Manager in Information Technology (IT) and Business Management within the public and private sector. I have evolved with leading edge technology since 1993 and love leveraging new technology as an early adopter when it makes sense. My career is highlighted by my accomplishments:

Work History

Two years Senior (Director) IT Operations, Openwave Systems leading the server and data center teams

  • Management of Server and DC teams including the rapid consolidation of three data centers to a single centralized environment for a monthly savings of $240K
  • Initiated and managed a highly leveraged virtual computing environment reducing server count from 3500 to 1200 in six months
  • Insured 100% security including virus control, spam containment and business continuity (Disaster recovery and rapid fail over)
  • Full responsibility for IT risk management, Sarbanes Oxley compliance and IT Business Continuity
  • Managed the IT Partnership relationship with HP, IBM, SUN and RedHat

Five years as a Director Corporate IT,  FLEXTRONICS International leading the personal productivity infrastructure teams

  • IT Corporate Director managing regional employee productivity tool sets
  • Directed the IT Desktop Standards team in Althofen, Austria
  • Maintained license standards to 100% compliance for 100,000 plus desktop, laptops and work stations
  • Successfully passed external software license audits with Microsoft and Autodesk
  • Set global hardware and software standards including defining and maintaining hardware purchase and deployment criteria
  • Lead IT Executive for the Flextronics – Selectron merger activity

Five years Senior Director, Siebel Systems leading the Corporate IT Customer Care Department

  • Full responsibility for  Internal IT Client Services team including IT Sales Support,  Regional IT Client support and the 24/7 Help Desk.
  • Managed the Siebel IT Partner Relationship (Dell, HP/Compaq) as it related to IT Hardware and Software
  • Established and maintained global hardware and software standards including setting all IT global procurement guidelines