SENIOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LEADER 
 Proven Success as a Technology Driver
Creating Responsive & Top-Performing IT Organizations 

 

Summary

Agile and pragmatic technology/engineering executive with a record of building high-performing organizations in companies from start-ups to large multi-nationals. Delivered solutions to both internal and external customers. Capable of fulfilling many leadership roles based on a unique mix of deep technical, leadership and business expertise. Drive IT strategies and develop programs that accelerate corporate growth by applying optimum technology to address business requirements in a timely and cost-sensitive manner. Impact leader with a forté for developing talent, inspiring people to think creatively, take risks and stretch their boundaries. A 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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