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.
As a Senior CTO with over 30 years’ experience in FinTech, Logistics, Ecommerce working for companies like ADP Brokerage(Now Broadridge), Scottrade(Now TD Ameritrade), IBM, LPL, TCA(now ETrade). At IBM, developed a Kubernetes based micro-service orchestration gateway which powered IBM’s Watson Cognitive technology across all sectors of FinTech(Banking/Insurance /Wealth) for Customer Engagement/Care: MetLife, Liberty Mutual, First Data, and Regions Bank. Netted $20M first Qtr roll-out. Over the years, I have built startups out to $30M in 2 years, renovated architecture for Scottrade, redefined UX Web/Mobile for TCA winning CIO of the Year. At Getswift, built out a POC startup into global agile product development org in several countries. With acquisitions of a customized shopping and Scheduling systems built out one of the most unique E-commerce-Logistics-Fulfillment platforms on the planet
Along with my superior skills application development, product strategy, global project mgt, enterprise architecture/infrastructure, I possess senior skills in security/compliance for financial services with focus on banking regulations, personally handled FDIC/State banking audits, worked with FINRA, SEC, handled SOX/SSAE16/ISO 9000-27000 reporting, and other financial regulatory agencies.
I’m passionate about building an awesome company culture, provide mentoring to all, and a team player up and down the organization to build a winning attitude for our clients. Finally, I have worked in every IT position, managed IT organizations from startups to billion dollar rev corps(private/public) (10-1K+ personnel) with global development/infrastructure support deploying enterprise mission critical applications with 6 9’s of uptime required by financial systems.