Laser focused visionary executive responsible for creating products that drive corporate vision, values, and growth. Experience covers product/software development, project/data center management, strategic planning, application/infrastructure architecture, and the ideation of industry game-changing solutions. Strategically build industry leading products by taking a deep dive into the competitive landscape, interacting with clients/prospects to get voice of customer, and a personal interaction with a seasoned architecture team to energize/provoke creativity.
Approve software architecture decisions, chart design standards, and set visionary direction on development strategies. Direct software life-cycle models, enforce strict code standards, and benchmark application-capacity limits covering 20+ different program languages.
Designed, implemented, and managed enterprise fault tolerant high transaction systems to support large trading and financial services front and back office accounting.
Design and administer international service-level agreements across production operations, development, and quality assurance groups. Organize strategic, tactical, and change and configuration management planning for client environments in both production and test regions.
Provide critical technical support and direction to sales on prospective client deals, including delivery of client presentations on IT initiatives. Responsible for corporate direction and revenue growth through participation on the executive management team.
Manage regional data centers, disaster recovery hot sites, operations/network control centers, and physical/logical security systems. Deliver world-class services by running mission critical applications for Bank of America, Key Bank, ADP Clearing, Smith Barney, and First Trade.
Manage fiscal budgets and forecasts, ensure Sarbanes-Oxley and SAS70 audit compliance, and negotiate all IT service/product purchases. Direct staffing, development, and succession strategy planning for all operational areas of IT.
Handle human capital and IT infrastructure consolidations, acquisition justifications, project management migrations, and service delivery responsibilities.