Summary Technology leader, manager and entrepreneur with ••••• years experience in the design, development, deployment and management of enterprise systems.
Professional Experience OneBeacon Insurance ••••• •••••
Part of White Mountain group, formerly CGU Insurance
Chief Enterprise Architect
Designed and led the implementation of a new architecture and infrastructure for a Websphere/J2EE based development and deployment environment. This supports a new
web based, customer facing policy administration application for all lines of business.
Defined new processes to improve IT efficiency and reduce expenses. This improved the
quality, increased the speed of delivery and provided improved accountability for IT
Implemented a technology portfolio management process that resulted in significant
savings in technology costs and reduced the technology footprint within the organization.
Initial savings of over $••••• million were realized.
Lead the effort to replace an outdated payroll system and implement the PeopleSoft HRIS
system. This improved Human Resources ability to manage employee data and greatly
improved Payroll processing efficiencies.
Infinium Software •••••
Formerly Software ••••• Independent ERP software vendor: HR/Payroll; Financials (GL, AP, AR, FA), Process Manufacturing and platform frameworks. Infinium is now part of SSA Global. During my tenure we grew from a
•••••person company to a worldwide organization with over $••••• million in annual revenues and over ••••• customers.
Chief Technology Architect
Led the effort to migrate the back office ERP applications to web facing applications pioneering the use of WebSphere, XML and Java. We were one of the first ERP vendors
to move to the web using Websphere. This effort gave Infinium a competitive advantage
and a technical leadership position in the marketplace.
Lead architect for Infinium e-business Solutions. These were the first Lotus Applications integrated to ERP applications and enabled Infinium to be a leader in the implementation of collaborative self-service functionality into ERP systems.
Worked closely with Marketing and Business Development groups in the positioning of
new technologies, negotiating and bringing to closure third party business and technical relationships.
Promote, as technical evangelist, new applications and supporting technologies internally to executive team, development, sales and marketing and externally to customers, business partners and press.
Chief Technical Liaison, Senior Research Scientist
Assisted in formulating product technology direction based on customer needs
assessments and marketing research. These efforts contributed to a customer retention rate
of nearly •••••%.
Lead technical advisor on advanced technologies with cross industry groups. This helped keep Infinium in the forefront of technology innovation.
Lead Smalltalk and AS••••• software engineer
Lead technical coordinator and researcher involved in cooperative development with IBM and Object Technology International. The results of this effort lead to the IBM Visualage for
Smalltalk AS••••• Connection module.
Product Development Manager
As member of original development team at Infinium I was responsible for the architecture and development of key underlying technology frameworks to support for all systems. This allowed us to quickly develop and implement our systems.
Developed a suite of internal tools used to automate the migration of our applications from the IBM System ••••• to the AS/••••• This enabled us to be one of the first software vendors available on the new IBM systems.
Responsible for leading the re-engineering of the Accounts Payable product line including designing and implementing an advanced tax-reporting module for statutory reporting. This resulted in markedly improved performance, reduction of processing time and very high customer satisfaction.
Developed a seamless upgrade path from all prior releases from all platforms. Supervised the development, documentation, and QA team.
Dynamic Control Corporation •••••
Independent software vendor of hospital management, pharmacy and clinical reporting systems. I was part of the original development and implementation team
Project Leader, Development
Instrumental in the design, development and implementation of one of the core
components of the hospital patient management software package. This provided support for all ancillary hospital services (Lab, X-ray etc.). With the implementation of this module we saw the company grow from ••••• customers to over ••••• in 3 years.
••••• ••••• Medical Technology-Clinical Pathology (MT-ASCP Certified)
During this period I served in various management, technical and teaching positions in hospital clinical pathology laboratories in both private and for profit institutions. In my last position as Laboratory Manager/Technologist I was part of the team that established a Clinical Laboratory infrastructure in a new for profit hospital. This included introduction of a Control Data MedTec system for laboratory reporting.
College of St. Rose
Albany, New York
Master of Science Biology
Loudonville, New York
Bachelor of Science, Biology
Affiliations Association for Computing Machinery - SIG: Object Oriented Programming.
IBM Partners in Development
Open Applications Group - ERP Advisory Board Member
Object Management Group
Registered Medical Technologist ASCP
Certified Biology Teacher Massachusetts
Member of Mensa
Skills Problem Solver: Very good at solving complex problems, assimilating and distilling large amounts information from various perspectives and defining alternative solutions. Ability to see the forest for the trees.
Leader/Communicator: Excellent verbal and teaching skills; ability to present complex information to a diverse audience and to deal comfortably with all levels of an organization. Very good writing skills.
Entrepreneurial spirit: Every position I have ever had was involved in starting something from scratch or moving into new areas.
Personal Drivers: Bringing order to chaos by utilizing highly creative problem solving to provide practical solutions.
Motivations: Challenge - Opportunity to Learn Dynamic Environment Freedom to succeed.
Technology: Broad understanding of technology and software solutions and directions.
IBM Systems Training; AS/•••••; OS/2; DB2; Smalltalk; Websphere; Java; XML, Lotus Domino; PLI, RPG, SQL, Assembler, Fortran
Microsoft Training sessions: Windows, •••••, •••••, NT, MS Office; COM, DCOM
Platforms: Windows, IBM: iSeries/•••••, pSeries, mainframe
Lotus: Notes, Domino, QuickPlace, Lotuscript
Object Oriented Development, Analysis and Design
Websphere, iSeries/400, pSeries, Mainframe, DB2, SQL,RPG,Smalltalk,J2EE,Windows,Lotus Notes,Rational