I possess a solid background in start-up and turnaround of information technology, and am seeking a position with a growth-oriented, forward thinking, progressive company, which will utilize my abilities and knowledge to the fullest extent.
Summary of Qualifications
- Twenty years of professional IT experience.
- A strategic business partner, who, working with business unit heads, can help create a business strategy and discover how to best leverage technology. Have made board-level presentations for over ten years.
- A true IT visionary and student of the technology industry. Have repeatedly and consistently led the competition in the adoption of new technology and application of new techniques while minimizing risk. Widely recognized by employees, peers, management, and consultants as an expert authority on technology matters.
Guest Lecturer, Computer Science Department, Tulane University
Numerous publications in scholarly journals.
Numerous presentations at technological conferences in the United States, Mexico, and Europe.
In-Tech Systems, Fargo, ND
Chief Operations and Information Officer, 1998 - Present
Responsible for coordination and oversight of all operational and technology functions across In-Tech's global family of four independent broker-dealers (approximately 10,000 reps).
In-Tech, Fargo, ND
Sr. Vice President & Chief Information Officer, 1986 - 1998
Increasing responsibilities; promoted five times in 12 years. Reengineered annuity back-office processing to drastically reduce operational costs and headcount while improving service. Architected, built, and implemented a new technology platform to support this effort. Key components included imaging, automated workflow, redesigned user interfaces, customer and agent databases, automated voice response, call centers, and artificial intelligence. This resulted in a world-class service center that supported In-Tech's rapid growth through the 1990s and continues in use today.
Jenson Associated Group, Boston, MA
Assistant Technical Officer, 1983 - 1986
Responsible for the development of all administrative processes for the group including the evaluation and application of software and internet-based development tools and relational database technologies. Ensured, through effective project management, that all development projects were completed on time and within budget. As a member of the senior management team, was responsible for the strategic technical direction of the company. Most notably, architected and led the development of the Internet based T-17 Sensor products, as well as all other new T-17 technology.