SENIOR IT EXECUTIVE / CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER 
 Proven Success as a Technology Driver
Creating Responsive & Top-Performing IT Organizations 

 

Summary

Agile and pragmatic technology executive with a record of building high-performing IT organizations in companies from start-ups to large multi-nationals. Capable of fulfilling many leadership roles based on unique mix of deep technical, leadership and business expertise. Drive IT strategies that accelerate corporate growth by applying optimum technology to address business requirements in a timely and cost-sensitive manner. Impact leader with a forte for developing talent, inspiring people to think creatively, take risks and stretch their boundaries. Highly skilled communicator who fosters internal and external relationships crucial to solution delivery. Accomplished at leading complex corporate transformations, including M&As, reorganizations, and deployment of new systems and processes.

 

Areas of Expertise

Delivering High Availability Cost Effective Systems – Leveraging Emerging Technologies – Security – Strategic Planning Data Management & Reporting – Budgeting – Compliance – Outsourcing – Program Management – ITIL – Merger & Acquisitions – Maximizing Partner Relationships – Applications Development – Oracle & SAP ERP – Program Management – Compliance – Service Management (ITIL)
 

Selected Recent Accomplishments
  • Realized cloud-based IT architecture with over 90% of systems hosted in the cloud. Utilize state-of-the-art virtual networking and server architecture to provide the organization with a highly scalable, secure, and reliable environment with inherent disaster recovery capabilities. Reduced fixed asset cost basis by over 50% and allowed a small team to have a disproportionate impact on the organization.
  • Deployed Oracle Enterprise Business Suite (EBS) ERP system in six months based on Oracle v12 system hosted in a hybrid-cloud environment. The new system provides much greater effectiveness and the ability reduce the time to close by over 60%.
  • Drove cloud-centric / Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application environment to address needs of growing global organization.
  • Enabled a 300% growth of the sales organization with mobile applications including Sales Force Automation, Customer Care, and market data analytics.
  • 20% revenue growth with Clinical Research Services transformation, delivering e-clinical solutions to customers in 100+ countries; built globally aligned, responsive teams.
  • Led multiple M&A IT programs in both organizational and consulting roles.

 

Career History

Virtual Chief Information Officer LogicsOne, 2016 – Present
Vice President, Information Technology Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, 2013 – 2016
Principal – CIO-Level Advisor – IT/Management Consultant Puffin Advisors, LLC, 2011 – Present
Vice President – Worldwide Technology Implementation Parexel International, 2008 – 2010
Executive Director – Operations & Finance Solutions AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, 2003 – 2007
Executive Director – Technology, Processes, & Services AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, 1998 – 2003
Director – Development Solutions & Planning AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, 1993 – 1997

Prior Experience

Held a series of progressively more responsible IT management/engineering positions for
leading organizations from 1977-1992, including Martin Marietta/GE Aerospace, Burroughs/Unisys, TRW,
and as an officer in the United States Air Force.

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