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Resume/CV of David M. Sterling
                                Mobile: +1 704-202-2282 - Office: +1 704-664-8400 - Email: ...
•    Microsoft Software Advisor with extensive experience in deployment/design/implementation of Servers: Commerce
•    10/05: Intensive hands-on corporate business analysis and technical training in Portal Architecture (general) and spe...
provide repeatable practices for future deployments; provided guidance and training in the management of Portal Applicatio...
Portal/Collaboration Technical Architect/Designer
Verso Technologies, Inc.
08/04-11/04: Architecture, design for Verso’s c...
Internet/Intranet Applications Architect/Advisor
The Ford Foundation
04/03-07/03: Detailed analysis of all existing operat...
•    Developed specific recommendations including comparison specifications for each element (Broad Vision, Commerce
technologies including ASP, ADO/RDS, IIS, NT, JavaScript, VB/VBScript, Interdev, HTML, MTS, MSMQ, COM, SQL Server, MS
Database and Client/Server Technology Consulting
Network-MCI/Digital Imaging
1/96-8/96: Review and implement improvements ...
12/90-1/91: Design and development of an intricate cost analysis system used in marketing and quotation of large-scale tel...
Mail/Fax Systems: MS Mail (3), Exchange (3), FaxSr (4), Microsoft Outlook (4), SMTP (4), OCXQMail (5), CDO (4)

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  1. 1. Resume/CV of David M. Sterling Mobile: +1 704-202-2282 - Office: +1 704-664-8400 - Email: Open to location - US Citizen with extensive International/Global Experience Detailed Professional Background and Technical Inventory Current to 3rd Quarter 2006 Professional Synopsis Summary of Specialties: • Seasoned, global professional with equal proficiency in Technical architecture/IT and Business Development • Extensive experience in all aspects of business management and management consulting, collaboration, knowledge management, executive decision support, business intelligence, data warehousing, data definition and mapping with broad experience in multiple industries including financial, telco, cable/DTV, retail, manufacturing, distribution and logistics • Generalist expert in all aspects of information technology including full SDLC, program and project management, internet applications design, infrastructure development, collaboration, change management, mission-critical system selection, and large scale project and business initiative execution • Business, eBusiness, eSolutions and eCommerce expert in all phases of solutions development, enterprise architecture, technical architecture and commercial deployment – expert in enterprise wide business applications, systems and technical initiatives • Execution expert in interim management and management of turnaround/crisis situations (organizational upheaval, acquisition assimilation and recovery from poorly managed projects) at the financial, organizational and project level • Exceptional communicator and presenter, equally comfortable with executives/stakeholders through end-users to include presentations, proposals, business analysis, public relations, technical evaluations, functional specifications, due-diligence analysis, gap analysis and technical writing (business/technical writer with multiple published articles including instructional video presentations) • Highly versed in internet/intranet applications, portals (mission critical/ESS/External/SCM and CRM), collaboration and infrastructure technologies • Highly experienced in program/project management including change control and quality assurance • Client-facing expert at all organizational levels; able to succeed within any organization Business perspective: • Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Specialist • Proven global/international enterprise architect in multi-national operations, management and project execution • Executive advisor and hands-on management development consultant • Experienced in acting executive management/managing director roles including acting CTO • Proven success management capabilities and with direct responsibility for multiple projects in the 30-50m range • Expert in engagement management, multi-vendor coordination/management and large scale team management • Over 15 years in establishing PMO’s, Program and Project Management in both technical and non-technical environments (teams up to 50 directs and 250 members) • Expert in business analysis, architecture and requirements specifications, innovator and designer of user interface systems, infrastructure development and business process re-engineering • Versed in current business methodologies including Balanced Scorecard, KPI definition and ISO implementation • Author and Presenter of an executive training program for Peak Performance Series: “Peak Performance – Business Intelligence: Best Practices for Project Management”. Technical perspective: • 29+ years as a technology professional in enterprise software design and deployment using full SDLC; expert in large scale IT Program and Project Management • Expert in Portal architectures, content management systems, collaboration systems, document management, document imaging, project management and infrastructure information systems • Expert architect, designer and developer of stand-alone applications, client/server, n-tier, component based, messaging, middleware/data transition, intra/internet, enterprise and knowledge based/expert systems - Noted expert in intranet and internet based systems and business systems, ERP, SCM, EAI, EDI, CRM and others • Extensive background in Ecommerce/B2B applications design, deployment and execution at the commercial level • Experienced in new technologies including Interactive Digital Television (iDTV), Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) (various platforms, Motorola, Philips, Liberate and Microsoft TV), WiFi and mobile/SMS
  2. 2. • Microsoft Software Advisor with extensive experience in deployment/design/implementation of Servers: Commerce Server, Content Server, BizTalk, CRM, SQL Server, Applications Center, Sharepoint, Project Server and others and Development: Visual Studio, C#/VB.NET/ASP.NET • Versed in and innovator in technical methodologies JAD, JIT, RAD, ISO and full SDLC • Co-Author, Microsoft Press® SharePoint Products and Technologies Resource Kit • BrainBench® Test Certification Validation Consultant (MS Commerce 2002) Recent Publications and Speaking Engagements • 01/05-Present: Author, speaker, presenter and trainer: o Portal and Collaboration Systems Architecture o Portal Project Management and Integration o Infrastructure and Collaboration Analysis o Portal Business Analysis and Design o Implementation and Deployment Methodology • 03/06: Author “The Definitive Guide to SharePoint Logging” – a comprehensive guide to the data extraction of SharePoint Logs and IIS Logs information for reporting, monitoring and usage statistics • 06/05: Developed the Portal Architecture and Deployment Management Methodology – A complete guide to management of Portal Applications deployment • 07/04: Creation and Presentation of a “hands on” guide to install/implement Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) • 03/04-06/04: Co-Author: Microsoft Press® SharePoint Products and Technologies Resource Kit • 03/04: Author/Presenter, ( Straight Talk Series program “Selecting a Portal – The Next Application Platform”; Game Plan Series “Selecting a Portal – Turning Plan Into Action” (April 04); Several White Papers including “Getting Down to Business – Designing a Portal” (a business view) • 02-08/04: Multiple speaking engagements and presentations collaboration, content and document management: SharePoint Portal Server, Windows SharePoint Services, Microsoft Content Management Server and Microsoft Project Server; Microsoft Partner Technical Briefings (Raleigh, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Charlotte, NC) • 07/04-Present: Creator and Presenter of multiple Microsoft Technologies Technical training programs: Creation and presentation of two training courses (user based and developer) covering all aspects of SharePoint Technologies and implementation. This included best practices in architecture and hands on training in .NET, Component Development and Web Part Development • 01/04: Completed Deployment and Administration and Certification in Plumtree Enterprise Portal v5 • 09/03: Test Validation consultant - BrainBench® Certification Test – Microsoft Commerce Server 2002 Recent/Current Engagements Management Consultant, Enterprise Content Management Architect, Integration/Collaboration/Portal Architect, Technical Architect, Business Analyst Multiple Projects (01/04 – Present): • 06/06-Present: Architecture, design and rollout of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for a calendaring, workflow and document repository solution, TIAA/CREF. • 06/06-Present: Architecture, design and rollout of an intranet solution based on SharePoint 2003 using BizTalk 2004 for workflow integration, A&N Design Services. • 04/06-Present: Architecture of a client-extranet/corporate intranet based on SharePoint for Soft Computer Corporation. • 03/06-Present: Architecture and design of a public internet, extranet and internet environment for Gregory Poole Equipment Company based on SharePoint technologies covering portal deployment and planning for CRM, Microsoft Project, BI and Balanced ScoreCard use. • 01/06: Training and deployment of a Microsoft Small Business Server hosted solution featuring Windows SharePoint Services – Peak 10/Advanced Construction Consulting • 12/05-02/06: Design and deployment of a corporate-wide intranet portal solution (SharePoint) – including branding, complete customization of the SPS look and feel and final deployment in a production environment – Muzak LLC • 10/05: Advisor to review a corporate wide BI Reporting and Portal initiative based on Microsoft’s SQL Server 2005 (including Integration Services), Maestro and SharePoint – Recall Corporation • 10/05-11/05: Review, analysis and best practice recommendations for corporate wide Business Intelligence model and initiatives, utilizing the new Microsoft Platform: SQL Server 2005, SSIS, SQL Design Studio/Visual Studio 2005 and “Maestro” – Recall Corporation
  3. 3. • 10/05: Intensive hands-on corporate business analysis and technical training in Portal Architecture (general) and specific technical work with SharePoint and other Portal Technologies – Harper Collins Publishing • 09/05: Custom development of multiple web parts (multi-lingual) and tools for the Microsoft Exchange Users Group worldwide site using SharePoint Technologies • 10/04-12/05/Ongoing: Technical Architect, Development Mentor – Microsoft Technologies; Gregory Poole Equipment Corporation • 08/05: In-depth branding and customization of a SharePoint Portal site for Scottish Reinsurance. • 05/05: Training and business case analysis, SharePoint Technologies, CECOM Central Command/U.S. Army • 02/05-05/05: Architecture, design and deployment of the statewide NCLGISA information portal (North Carolina League of Information Services Association) for Microsoft Corporation/Microsoft Consulting Services (using SharePoint Technologies) • 03/05-05/05: Custom development of a Sarbanes-Oxley compliance application for the ettain group • 11/04-01/05: Development Mentor and Advisor: Marley Engineered Products – training in .NET technologies • 11/04-01/05: Development Mentor and Advisor: Pergo, Inc. – Ecommerce project design, planning and oversight • 01/05: Technical Advisor, SharePoint Technology and .NET – Customer Effective, Inc. • 11/04: SharePoint POC Architect – Allegacy Federal Credit Union; integration of SharePoint with Balanced Scorecard and Performance Indicator custom web parts • 10/04: SharePoint POC Architect – Setup/Training and POC execution; O’Neal Engineering • 10/04: SharePoint Technologies Technical Design & Architecture Advisor, Merck Pharmaceuticals (UHHS division) • 03-08/04: Setup and architect for an ISP to provide SharePoint Portal and Windows SharePoint Services including initial rollout for 3 ISP clients • 06/04: Advisor, consultant, trainer in use of Microsoft Content Management Server - University of Mary • 06/04: Advisor/Architect: Portal architectures and BI Reporting Systems selection – eBay, Inc. for IBM Global Services • 01/04-06/04: Deployment of a corporate-intranet SharePoint/Project Server for a Property Management firm • 03/04: MCMS Training, advisor for SharePoint Portal Server and Windows SharePoint Services; City of Charlotte, NC • 06/04-Present: Architecture, technical advisor and trainer of multiple Microsoft Gold Partners including: Eastridge Technology (NC), ettain group, inc. (NC/GA), Haverstick Consulting, Inc. (IN), Customer Effective, Inc. (SC), eidenai innovations (Toronto), Culminis, Inc. (NC) • Active: Development of integration Web Parts for commercial sale SharePoint Architect, Business Development Advisor RMK Timberline 03/06-05/06: SharePoint Architect and business development advisor for the complete deployment of a multi-division/multi-office SharePoint implementation – included branding customization of SharePoint, corporate-wide use analysis, development of several custom web parts, administrative training and on-going advisory services. Strategic Architect, SharePoint Deployment & Customization Hendrick Motor Sports 12/05-05/06: Strategic architect, hands-on development, trainer and on-going advisor on the design, customization and deployment of a SharePoint Intranet Portal solution. Included detailed design and development of several custom features including a complete Sponsor Contract Work Flow solution, Driver/Team Contract Time Allocation and Management (appearances, media days, etc), complete custom branding of SharePoint, integration of multiple custom web parts (Active Directory Lookup, automated site creation and others). SharePoint Architect, Technical Architect Muzak 12/05-02/06: SharePoint Architect and Technical Architect for the complete custom deployment of a SharePoint Portal solution for use as the corporate intranet and customer extranet. Project included custom branding, custom template development, custom site definitions, deployment of multiple web parts, hands-on deployment of the server farm/portal environment and providing training to both Muzak individuals and their Microsoft Partner. Strategic Architect, SharePoint Extranet/Intranet Deployment Booz Allen Hamilton 11/05-04/06: Strategic architect and advisor of BAH’s consultant/client extranet and advisor to the intranet combined over 19,000 seats. Included complete architecture of the 24/7 Extranet including deployment planning, configuration and high availability design of both hardware and software. Advisor for “all things SharePoint” for both the Extranet and Intranet development groups, project managers, planners and business analysts. Strategic Architect, Portal Technologies Advisor Southern Company 09/05-11/05: Advisor for the overall strategic architecture and design of a Corporate and sixteen Division portal deployments (architecture through pilot through final deployment); provided training of a complete business thru technical project methodology to
  4. 4. provide repeatable practices for future deployments; provided guidance and training in the management of Portal Applications deployment covering branding, use of the technology, search and relational content mapping (business owners to end users). Windows SharePoint Services Enterprise Integrator Hospital Partners 08/05: Design, development and deployment of a customized solution using Windows SharePoint Services to support a multi- division organization (including individualized branding). Portal and Collaboration Systems Designer, Technical Architect, Advisor Indiana University Medical Group 02/05-10/05: Business/technical architect and Project Leader for the deployment of Public Intranet and university wide intranet (using SICG’s Portal Deployment Methodology). This included customized branding of SharePoint (two distinct template groups), integration of customized features (menu dropdowns, etc.), development of multiple custom web parts and work flows including automated report distribution and user management. Also included training of multiple Haverstick consultants in Project Methodologies and Project Management in a portal environment and extensive training in the use of SharePoint Technologies. SharePoint Technologies, Collaboration Technical Architect, Designer The Lash Group 04/05-05/05: Technical architect for deployment of a Business Intelligence Customer Information Portal (customization, branding, integration with BI components and deployment). Portal Technical Architect, Content Management Systems Architect, Advisor Wake Forest University Baptist Memorial Hospital 11/04-11/05: Phase 1 involved the architecture, design and deployment project coordination of a massive conversion of existing sites to a new platform based on Microsoft Content Management Server – Phase 2 involved business and technical architecture and design of a commercial endeavor for “My Best Health” using SharePoint Portal Server. In conjunction with this project also provided extensive in-depth training of several consultants of Eastridge Technology in the use of Microsoft Content Management Server, .NET components and SharePoint Technologies including very detailed customization, branding and web part development. Portal and Collaboration Systems Designer, Technical Architect, Advisor RJR/Reynolds American, Inc. 04/05-09/05: Business/technical architect and Project Leader for the deployment of an enterprise/world wide intranet information portal based on SharePoint Portal Server and Live Communications Server. This included the complete life cycle of the project process (using SICG’s Portal Deployment Methodology) from the kick off inception to final deployment, including custom development of multiple features. As a “phase 2”, established the design and integration of a new vendor facing Sales Portal for release in late 2005. In conjunction with this project also provided extensive in-depth training of the entire staff of Eastridge Technology in Project Methodologies and Project Management in a portal environment, general Portal Technologies, use of SharePoint Technologies including customization, branding and web part development. Note: this project was an extension on an initial Proof of Concept that included design and deployment of two Proof of Concept portals focused on BI, technical extension via .NET, Web Parts, Content Management, Office 2003 Integration, InfoPath and work flow management. Recent SME/Legal Work Baker & Daniels, LLP – Subject Matter Expert, Ecommerce Systems/Patents 12/04-02/06: Industry eCommerce SME; Document Discovery Project Manager, evidence team coordinator – Specifics: Direct evidence discovery in preparation for a Patent Lawsuit including organization and selection of discovery team technical members, supervising and overall technical expert/advisor, extensive code reviews of multiple platforms, compilation of evidentiary facts to prepare the designated testifying expert for trial and summarization of detailed reviews of complete corporate histories in ecommerce development for several of the defendants. Case was successfully settled for the Plaintiff. Bose, McKinney & Evans, LLP – Subject Matter Expert, Ecommerce Systems/Patents 12/02-11/04: Industry SME providing detailed architecture, design and development expertise and analysis for eCommerce platforms. Stevens Financial Group – Legal Expert Services 07/00-08/01: Investigation and comprehensive evaluation and problem determination of a commercial software product designed for consumer loan processing, tracking and payment monitoring. This involved a heavily detailed review of the product, its system specifications, user documentation and expert evaluation of the general product’s design, architecture and usability. It also involved a comprehensive review of the vendor’s organization, change management, quality assurance practices and design/support capabilities. On the legal end, reviewed and surmised hundreds of pages of court documents, including claims, rebuttals and principal depositions. Formed and managed a team of 3 developers in discovery and fact gathering. Final reporting of legal expert opinion included providing 26 hours of deposition on cause and effect of product usage, summary of cause and effect in the vendor’s handling of the product and related facts that resulted in direct financial losses to SFG and its affiliates. Through 8/01, advisor to the interim transition management team through chapter 11/reorganization proceedings. Past Engagements (through 2004)
  5. 5. Portal/Collaboration Technical Architect/Designer Verso Technologies, Inc. 08/04-11/04: Architecture, design for Verso’s corporate (international) intranet based using the SharePoint Portal Server platform and related technologies. Detailed architecture included business analysis of the organization goals, short and long term end-use, mentoring/training (user and technical). Project also included design/implementation of a completely new ‘front end’/User Interface to SharePoint portal. Technical Architect/Designer (SharePoint POC and Implementation) Callidus Software 03/04-07/04: Architecture, design and deployment of both a Proof of Concept and company wide implementation of SharePoint Portal for internal corporate collaboration as well as future external customer use (in promotion and support of their Enterprise Incentive Management (EIM) software). Project included complete analysis of needs and requirements, deployment of a demonstration and production environment and integration of existing enterprise systems (Remedy, Great Plains, and others). Technical Architect/Designer (Content Management/Portal Design/POC Execution) Pfizer Pharmaceuticals/Business Edge Solutions 03/04-05/04: Project/initiative evaluation, architecture of SharePoint Portal and WSS within the overall solutions and recommendations on architectures and deployment schemes for a large scale cutting edge remoting project. Technical Architect/Designer (Content Management/Portal Design/POC Execution) Microsoft Corporation 11/03-02/03: Two short term engagements: First: Design, development and construction of a complete demo as Microsoft’s RFP Multi-Scenario Response for a City/County enterprise-wide portal and content management solution. In addition to site flow, construction and navigation, the effort also included design/creation of multiple templates within MCMS, graphics creation, and development of multiple Web Components and Web Services using the .NET Framework. Second: Design of large scale conceptual Portal and live demonstration of SharePoint Portal Server 2003 integrated with MCMS 2002, Project Server 2003 and Office System 2003. Both solutions included: Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) (including Workflow and Internationalization), SharePoint Web Services 2.0, SharePoint Portal Server 2003 (SPS), ASP.NET (VB and C#), SQL Server 2000, SQL 2000 Notification Services, BizTalk 2002, Windows 2003 Enterprise Server, Microsoft Office System 2003 (including Content Posting from Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and InfoPath) and Microsoft Project Professional and Server 2003. Chief Technical Architect (Portal/Collaboration mission critical systems) Family Dollar Stores 03/03-11/03: Devised/executed the complete strategy for selection of a mission critical ESS/Daily Manager Portal Application for implementation operations wide (10,000 stores over 5 years). Chief architect and primary point person of the entire project (from both technical and business perspectives) including conception and setup of the entire phased process, from mission development to RFP/POC execution and evaluation. This included implementation of SICG’s process methodology to maximize resources to time, effort and results. Specific contributions: Concept, design and authorship of all key deliverables including: High Level Functional Requirements (Mission and purpose), Functional Specification, Gap Analysis (Organization, current process mapping, IT capability analysis, current systems/technology environments), Detailed Market analysis and Evaluation Criteria Matrix of all products/vendors (all Portal Products and Suites currently available), Design of all qualifying evaluation criteria for product selection, Design and authorship of all Proof of Concept testing including scripts, project planning and actual Proof of Concept execution, Design of all qualifying evaluation criteria for the evaluation of POC results, development of the RFP/POC Implementation and enterprise implementation roadmaps. Other areas included complete implementation of gap analysis methodologies, client guidance in determining requirements, processes and procedures, project management (including Project management tools), guidance and evaluation of company knowledge base (users and IT) to understand core competencies. Results included final recommendations for technical capability, Vendor Product/Suite capabilities, Vendor ability to deliver, ROI and TCO models to satisfy the functional requirements in both the current and planned deployment environments. Technology Advisor WorldBank 08/03: Technology advisor to secure the award of the World Bank Contract for a project to measure the state of technology in infrastructure and systems in the Romanian Government. Principal activities included advice on the overall strategy and implementation methods to perform an overall review and assessment of the current Technology Infrastructure within the Government and various agencies. Established the contacts and worked directly with partners in Romania to manage the bidding process. ECommerce Architect/Designer Nellebelle, Colorado (Priceless Rent-a-car) 07/03-12/03: Architecture, design and development of a franchise based management and reservations system (.NET based). Infrastructure Architect (Document Management/Imaging Systems) Stock Building Supply 05/03-07/03: Due diligence review and analysis for selection and implementation of a document management/document imaging system. This included implementing SICG’s full methodology for the review: Establishing the mission of the initiative, development and holding of organizational workshops of constituent audiences to promote awareness, gain participation and evaluate the current knowledge base, development of a complete functional specification and evaluation criteria, selection of key vendors as “best fit” for RFP presentation and execution of the RFP and Proof of Concept implementations.
  6. 6. Internet/Intranet Applications Architect/Advisor The Ford Foundation 04/03-07/03: Detailed analysis of all existing operational aspects of the foundation’s internet/intranet Employee Tracking/Grant System Portal and Infrastructure systems applications including platform, application base and network for the purpose of providing specific recommendations in the areas of on on-going maintenance requirements, expansion capability, authorization and security and viability of the platform. The review included detailed examination of coding practices, database usage, site and feature navigation, security, user interface and an organizational review to determine personnel knowledge base to determine current areas in need of improvement and provide recommendations on future maintenance and development. Enterprise Reorganization Program Manager, Infrastructure & Collaboration Architect United Pan-Europe Communications, Netherlands – United Global Com, USA 12/01-12/02: Enterprise Program Manager and partner for the end-to-end re-engineering of UPC-NL’s business operations and network. Additional responsibilities included management and monitoring of nine external partners/vendors, process and procedure oversight and checkpoint for all projects and engineering activities. In addition, established a Program Management Office with policies and procedures; Designed, developed and implemented an internet based partner-wide Project/eProcurement Portal and Collaboration system integrating all aspects of the operations including Project Management, Document Management, Change Management and Engineering Requests. Technologies included .NET, XP, XML, Sharepoint, Project Central, Project Server and MS Project. As a side effort, I also provided technical support (for QPR and Panorama Business Views), business and data analysis, ETL review, data mapping and coordination for implementation of the corporate-wide Balanced Score Card initiative. 07/01-12/01: Program manager and turnaround advisor to oversee all aspects of the preparation and commercial deployment of Interactive Digital Television (iDTV) and Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) implementing Jacobs-Rimell ISP Provisioning (CSpire provisioning) for all of the Netherlands (including inter-company coordination for rollout in Austria). Retained by United Global (as the parent company) to work directly with the senior management and CTO’s of both UPC and chello broadband to accelerate platform stability, vendor change management, acceptance testing, system integration, work flow/process management and the overall deployment processes. Rollout involved two distinct platforms (Microsoft, Phillips and Liberate, Motorola) with a common back end. Specifics include: • Management of the enterprise wide initiative including coordination of project managers, business side work flow processing, change management, network operations integration, production level support definition, coordination of senior field operations managers and help desk setup • Management of deployment logistics and system technical aspects including provisioning, media, middleware, messaging and billing systems management • Responsible for the direct management of four separate business units, coordination of 5 senior managers, direct vendor management (six organizations) and corporate wide coordination with UPC Corporate in the concurrent and planned deployments in Austria, Belgium, Norway and Sweden. • Coordination of concurrent intra-company initiatives, end-to-end testing and change control • Communication of a comprehensive focus on the Customer Experience (from sales order management through field operations) as well as the perception impact by the financial community (project had a direct impact on stock price) • Assist vendors in platform trouble shooting, architecture and deployment • Make and effect specific architectural recommendations including redundancy, failover and data integrity • Corporate mediation to ensure cooperation and integration between supporting divisions • Direct coordination and forcing of accountability for individual vendors Business and Technical Development Advisor Air Moldova, Republic of Moldova 06/02-09/02: Due diligence review and analysis of the current operations, financial position, evaluation of foreign investments, review of equipment strategies, offered services, reservation and related systems, partnering agreements, customer service and customer appreciation programs. Architect, Project Manager STI PhoneCard 10/01-11/02: Design architect and project manager in development of a multi-vendor/multi-lingual/multi-country eCommerce and B2B site. Advisor, Architecture and Design Consultant British Telecom - UK Government 03/01-06/01: Enterprise wide review, architecture, requirements due diligence (for both BT and the Government), business gap analysis and initial system specification of a BT sponsored multi-vendor eProcurement Portal encompassing a full eCommerce and eCRM integrated application for use by the Office of Government Commerce (OGC). The overall project included the following: • Complete review and documentation of BT’s and the OGC’s business strategies (including across all of BT’s channels: Retail, Wholesale, Wireless, Solutions, etc.) for short and long-term goals, projects and initiatives underway (including the spin off of BT Wireless and other channels) • Detailed review of both BT’s initiatives and ability to provide the end-user requirements set forth by OGC • Researched and documented British Telecom’s seven divisions for overall process architecture, integration with existing eCommerce, CRM, Siebel 2000 applications (eService, eSales, eAdvisor, eMarketing), billing, work flow and supply chain management systems • Provided detailed recommendations on overall portal operations, migration and integration plans, including billing systems, credit card integration and Call-On-Demand
  7. 7. • Developed specific recommendations including comparison specifications for each element (Broad Vision, Commerce One, TIBCO, Vitria, WebMethods, MQ Series and MSMQ) • Researched, developed and presented an extensive recommendation analysis that included future planning for all of BT systems and enterprise application integration architecture and development (EAI/EAD/EDI) and each element of the portal. Product by product comparisons included capability of supporting the architectural goals and design suggestions. Areas included the Portal/Commerce Site (BroadVision, Commerce One), Data bus/communications/messaging (TIBCO, Vitria, WebMethods, MQ Series, MSMQ), CRM (Siebel), Web statistics, Marketing Automation and Analysis (Elytics, E.piphany) and data mart/data warehousing needs (Oracle, DB2, SQL Server) • Architectural contributor and advisor on realignment of the existing architecture to’s Portal project as well as the core BT Corporation implementation of Siebel eService, eMarketing, eSales and eAdvisor • Directly involved with vendor coordination of Siebel, SCI Group and Elytics Program Manager, Technical Advisor, Internet Architect Ziff Davis Media 11/00-02/01: Consulting advisor, program manager and vendor coordinator of the development and rollout of the Expedia Travels Online web site. Advisor to future rollout plans for ZDM’s overall corporate initiatives of eleven sites including advisement on core functionality, common tool base, base hardware/software platforms, development tools, personalization and content distribution. Developer/Planner Business Intelligence initiatives Arts & Entertainment Television Network 08/00-03/01: Development of enterprise wide phased plan solution for the rollout of a comprehensive customer-focused data mining and business intelligence system. Advisor for AETN’s first corporate wide effort in data warehousing and business intelligence systems including project guidance, refinement of goals and objectives and assist in evaluation of in-house, off-the-shelf and outsourced solutions. Also advisor to a second initiative in inventory management and inventory control between AETN and it’s out source vendors ResoDirect and Sony, including evaluation/suggested direction of projects and initiatives underway. Completed the initial proposal and design of first phase of a media segmented data repository for data mining combining internal and external (outsource) data sources starting with the customer focus but as a staging platform for multiple initiatives. Design and Business/Technical Architect Bowne Digital Solutions, Inc. 08/00-12/00: Business and technical analysis as well as design of a B2B and B2C document management system to be used for the setup, selection, layout and production of client financial statements (funds, investments, etc.). Included a detailed business analysis to carefully refine corporate goals and capabilities to select and integrate the overall technology, products, tools and platform selection. Organizational analysis included the evaluation of current skill set within the organization, setting of design and development standards/practices and overall coordination of the project. EBusiness/ECommerce Architect, Site Designer and Project Manager and Siebel Systems, Inc. 12/99-01/01: Project coordinator and designer for integration of Microsoft’s Site Server with Siebel’s eAuction software. Included full integration of a ‘fixed price’ auction site (emulating eAuction), complete user interface for page layout selection and content management as well as complete integration of Site Server’s Personalization and Membership seamlessly replacing Siebel’s. Also included evaluation of their existing site, re-design using a distributed, scalable architecture and development of member concentric functions (including back office management of billing and services). Technical Advisor/Vendor Liaison/Project Manager United Pan-Europe Communications (chello broadband) 05/00-08/00: Pan-Europe group technical advisor, business/technical vendor liaison and project manager for the CSpire (chello service provisioning and IP rating engine) team. Project scope included the deployment of various broadband services including subscription IP, portal services, Cable modems, Set-Top-Boxes and satellite. In addition to general project coordination for chello, initiated individual project due diligence studies for direct affiliates in Belgium, Hungary and Poland and assisted in the direct project coordination efforts for the system wide launch in Central Europe (Hungary, Poland and Austria). Acting CTO, EBusiness/ECommerce Architect (Artnet Worldwide Corporation) 09/99-08/00: Acting CTO, architect and designer for full lifecycle re-design and deployment of three distinct web sites encompassing a “Gallery/Artist Portal”, specialty book store and art auction site. Redesign incorporated reliability and scalability as well as complete replacement of the underlying hardware and software. Due to artist mandate, user interface was maintained but required the complete rewrite of all existing code (over 76,000 pages) however all other technology was replaced: Site Server was used for the book store operations, personalization and membership control, Siebel eAuction was enhanced to integrate into the User Interface design and all back office functions were automated with new accounting and B2B systems (EDI, fulfillment, merchants, etc.). In addition to management of selected and existing vendors, staff and development teams, management areas included training, setting of development standards and advising on vendor accountability. Technical enhancements included integration of load balancing, n-tier architecture and database clustering. EBusiness Architect, B2B/Intranet Site Developer, Staff Mentor CT Corporation, Legal Information Systems 02/99-06/99: Design and development of comprehensive open-browser content delivery systems for internet based retrieval of corporate business records & filings, legal records, automated service of process delivery, imaging and transmittal tracking. Intensive integration with back end database systems (DB2) combined with Oracle/IIS front-end. Also included mapping of HTML designs to ASP (for consistent look & feel). Mentoring role for entire group of developers and project managers in various
  8. 8. technologies including ASP, ADO/RDS, IIS, NT, JavaScript, VB/VBScript, Interdev, HTML, MTS, MSMQ, COM, SQL Server, MS Project/Project Central. Project Manager, Component Architect PC Associates, Inc. 08/98-05/99: Multiple small projects that included: Design and development of a Database Query engine that permits view definition dynamically and Development and specification of MSMQ architecture for information distribution. Coordination projects included: Development of an MS Exchange external connector and Development of a dynamic query builder (for end users). Various technologies incorporated: ASP, IIS, NT, JavaScript, VB/VBScript, Interdev, HTML, MTS, MSMQ, COM/DCOM, Oracle, Sybase and SQL Server. Program Manager, Project Manager, Technology Mentor, Intranet Designer First Union Cash Management (now Wachovia) 07/98-02/99: Program manager for several groups involving the merger of CoreStates Bank, Questpoint Services and Wachovia (First Union). Reorganization of an in-process project to include all merger and conversion related activities (both technical and business). Managed a total of six groups to include definition of projects and complete reorganization of the project workflow (reporting, issue resolution, etc.). Coordinated all group of the activities and developed issue tracking databases for the monitoring of project overviews of multiple small components (statistics, etc.). Technical Development: created a corporate wide intranet site (portable to internet) to automate multiple functions to include: Internal personnel reviews, 360 reviews (internal/external), status and performance reporting, on-line project management, statistical analysis and graphing program for Unit Cost and Throughput processing and added additional features to include web based message management for franchise wide interaction, online notices/ schedules/calendar and performance information gathering. Various technologies included: MS Team Manager, MS Project/Project Central, ASP, IIS, NT, JavaScript, VB/VBScript, Interdev, HTML, Photoshop, Powerbuilder, Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server and MQSeries. Technical Architect, Life-cycle Project Manager, ECommerce (B2C) Internet Design Network-MCI/Digital Imaging 10/96-08/98: Complete technical architecture, project management, design and deployment of a very large scale Intranet, Internet and Client/Server application designed to build and support eCommerce in a B2B and B2C role. A multi-faceted product, it encompassed multiple catalog capabilities, B2B portals with B2C sites up to and including Kiosk based sales terminals. As technical and acting business manager, the project included full coordination of all design, development and deployment efforts for several MCI employees and independent consultants. Management efforts included the coordination of site installations (from hardware to site activation) in multiple MCI/Client sites including Greensboro, NC, Atlanta, GA, Colorado Springs, CO and Baltimore, MD. Sole Architect and designer of internet components including a Purchasing System browser as replacement for a fat C/S based client. As business project manager, responsible for internal project budget management, management of several consultants (independent and MCI employed). Architecture included multiple high-volume NT Domains, RAS, NT IIS web interface, NT WebSQL and backend Sybase databases on Solaris. Migration of initial systems (Win 3.1/16-bit/Sybase) was to a fully 32-bit compliant architecture (NT compliant) as well as conversion of the “dial-up” component to a more dynamic LAN/Virtual Private Networks connection. Of note: of the three significant project phases, all were delivered ahead of schedule and under budget. Current activities include final roll out of legacy data import and export utilities to support the commercial web sites. Technologies: ASP, IIS, NT, Java/JavaScript, VB/VBScript, Interdev, HTML, Photoshop, Powerbuilder, Sybase, SQL Server, Solaris, Unix, Cisco Routers. Business Analyst, Technical Architect, Interface Project Manager First Union Brokerage Services (now Wachovia) 8/96-11/97: Business Analyst/Technical Advisor on conversion of existing trading and back office systems to a service bureau supplier (BETA Systems). Tasks included business process re-engineering for multiple areas (accounting, enterprise wide information system feeds, commissions and cashiering), detailed specification and analysis of several existing systems, evaluation and design of external/internal interface requirements, development of business functionality and data flows. Other significant tasks: Primary project lead on conversion of the Evergreen Mutual Fund organizations conversion from settlement processors (twice). This included complete project management of multiple vendors, clearance, security and systems operations including interfaces with State Street Bank and various other financial groups) and coordination of the internal team; Responsible for specification to implementation of multiple external environments involving all interface integration with BETA (CIS, Data Warehousing, etc.) and integration with outside vendors (Pricing services, Wall Street wires, etc.); Design and conversion management for Voice Recognition and E-Trading systems; Mentoring and training of other team members (several aspects); Extensive research in various brokerage activities and controls for support; Development of extensive process modeling and work flow documentation; Administration and management of review sessions with end users (including senior managers); Detailed user/business gap analysis and operational evaluation. For project contributions, proposed and implemented development, project management and tracking tools as well as set all interface area documentation and development standards. Technologies: MVS, COBOL, CICS, Powerbuilder, DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, Oracle, IBM MQ, NEON. Database/Application Designer, Client/Server Technical Architect Tenneco Automotive Manufacturing (Monroe) 3/96-1/97: Design and full development/deployment of an enterprise wide Cost Reduction tracking system (international) - included implementation under client/server operation corporate wide (PB/Oracle/Sybase) and administration of all design and JAD sessions. Technology Advisor, Project Manager Pinkerton Security Services 4/96-6/96: Short term advisory role for recommendation of the enterprise mail and fax systems, recommendations and implementation of database controls and development, troubleshoot and tune current environment, assist in ‘political’ management.
  9. 9. Database and Client/Server Technology Consulting Network-MCI/Digital Imaging 1/96-8/96: Review and implement improvements to existing designs and applications for performance enhancement and internet usage; review and design of replication plans for backup internet service site. Acting Engagement Manager, Technical Architect, Mobile System Developer Broadway & Seymour, Inc. 5/95-2/96: Architect and technical manager for design, upgrade and conversion of existing sales and marketing software package, specifically porting a network-based package to a remote/mobile laptop environment for a major Wall Street banking organization. Included full development of the technical design, multiple database synchronization designs, intensive customer interaction, detailed business needs analysis and management of the technical team. Also included in-depth training and mentoring of the team and project related members, hands on project scheduling and resource management, day to day supervision, setup of project development and documentation standards. Developer, Project Management Advisor First Union Capital Markets (now Wachovia) 10/94-5/95: Intensive design, development and implementation of a corporate-wide client/server customer and account management system for the Capital Markets Group. Included interface between various brokerage systems, information sources (D&B, etc.) including information interaction with site trading systems. Project Designer/Planner, Client/Server Architect and Database Designer Interstate Johnson Lane (now Wachovia Securities) 7/94-10/94: Large-scale design project for conversion of legacy and service bureau operation into a fully integrated client/server distributed network (including replication). Included full business analysis, needs analysis, evaluation of legacy operations broken down on a business functional and departmental level. Additional contributions included advice on future technical direction and growth capacity analysis and provided detailed designs for mobile office automation. Management Advisor, Database Developer, Training Consultant National Spinning Company 9/93-7/94: Advisor for database performance issues and instruction to all technical staff on VAX systems development, the VMS operating system and the RDB database engine. Business Advisor, Consultant Southland Productions/Cable Vision, Inc. 6/93- 8/93: Advisor on business plans for development of the Carolina Songwriters Association including presentations, multi-media advertising concepts and assist in obtaining capital investment. Also involved initial designs on information systems used for cross reference of information and tracking of song rights and royalties. Management, Sales and Marketing Consultant Capital Thread/RossTex Corporation 4/93-11/93: Assistance during the startup phase of the company including management structure, initial information systems, marketing plans and initial sales support. International Project Coordinator, US Business Advisor Hard Rock Cafe (Europe/Greece) 6/92-1/94: Assist in development of marketing plans, increased international exposure, advertising, and hospitality and entertainment tour management - also included management of international logistics, travel coordination and retention of international resources. Management, Marketing and Imaging Consultant, Business Advisor, Distribution Planner Grissom International 1/93-11/93: Development of a business and marketing plan for a new product including distribution, materials acquisitions, production and inventory planning - also included liaison activities between board, management and investment partners. Presentation and detailed analysis of the plan in the 93 UNC spring graduate studies business administration program (also included presentation of multiple lectures). US Marketing, Advertising and Imaging Consultant, US Business Advisor Prime Image, Athens, Greece 1/93-8/93: Development of international distribution channels, assist in marketing of services in the UK, US and Canadian markets, advise and assist in location and selection of long-term US representation. DBA, Management Advisor, Project Leader, Simulation System Development Manager Tultex Corporation 6/90-10/93: Design, development and implementation of a large-scale multi-subsystem manufacturing, distribution and shipping control system. Included multiple subsystem project management, advice on all aspects of systems operation, strategy for multi- system connectivity, performance and quality assurance. Direct responsibility for development of simulation systems for whole system testing and subsystem integration. Also included management assistance and training of full time personnel. Database/Large systems designer Fujitsu Network Systems
  10. 10. 12/90-1/91: Design and development of an intricate cost analysis system used in marketing and quotation of large-scale telephone and microwave communications systems. Case Tool Designer Nortel Networks 10/90-12/90: Development of NT Internal programmers work bench to include a Language Sensitive Editor, integration of 3rd party vendor tools into NT’s suite as well as syntax development. Enterprise Systems Designer, Infrastructure Systems Architect, Distribution Consultant Digital Equipment Corporation 12/84-9/90: Large systems software developer, Principal logistics and field services systems designer, Business systems developer, Management consultant, New technologies software engineer, Bar code systems designer and Implementation manager (additional details on request). Past FT Positions (11/80 to present only) NEON Professional Services Group (New Era Of Networks) 4/96-7/96: Director to head up the launch of the Professional Services division overseeing the entire operations from marketing and HR Management through contract administration. Also involved technical sales support, heavy client interaction and management of multiple development projects. New Venture Horizons 5/92-1/95: Board Member, Vice President, Investment Analyst, Mergers & Acquisitions Consultant South Pacific Restaurant 9/91-11/92: CFO, General Manager, Management Consultant, Human relations and Policy advisor Energy Control Systems 5/84-12/84: System Design and Development Consultant for New products and R&D Manager Enlog Corporation 11/80-10/84: Software Design Engineer, National Service Manager/Sales Support Manager, Developer and Consultant for all R&D Technical Inventory Skill Rating Scale: (1) Trained in or new product (2) Architectural and/or functional design knowledge or new product (3) In-depth knowledge, hands-on and currently used (4) Hands-on, architecture and design experience (5) Expert/Mentor Languages/Script: C# (4), VB.NET (4), ASP.NET (4), RDL (3), XML (3), CLR (2), Java (3), J2EE (2), Visual J# (2), Visual C++ (1), Basic (5), Cobol (5), VBA (4), PowerBuilder v6 (4), VBScript (5), JavaScript (4), HTML (5), DHTML (4), CSS (4), XBRL (1), SOAP (2), WAP/WML (3), Lingo (2), ActionScript (2), Lisp (1), others Developer Tools: Visual Studio 2005 (4), SharePoint Designer 2007 (4), Visual (4), VS6 (5), Web Services (3), FrontPage 2003 (5), Visio Enterprise/2003 (5), ColdFusion (2), PageMill (4), HomeSite (3), UML (3), Ultradev (2), SiteSpring (1), Web Components (Web Parts, Gadgets and Portlets) (3), Web Services (3), Rational/UML (2), BEA WebLogic (1) Applications/App Servers: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (4), Windows SharePoint Services V3 (4), SharePoint Portal Server 2003 (5), Windows SharePoint Services V2 (4), Office System 2007 (4), Office System 2003 (4), Content Management Server (MCMS) (4), Internet Information Server 6 (IIS) (4), Identity Integration Server 2003 (3), Site Server (5), Commerce Server 2002 (4), BizTalk 2006 (2), InfoPath (3), MS Customer Relationship Management (3), Plumtree (3), Oracle Portal (2), LiveLink (2), Siebel eAuction (3), Siebel 2000 (eService, eMarketing, eSales, eAdvisor) (2), Commerce One (2), BroadVision (1), QPR (1), PBViews (1), Clarify (1), Remedy (1); Working architectural understanding of Portal and Application Server technologies (Plumtree (Aqualogic), SharePoint, BEA WebLogic, IBM WebSphere, Documentum, FileNet, Sybase, Oracle, BroadVision, etc.). OS: Windows NT-2003 (4), CE (2), Windows 9x (5), VMS (3), Solaris (2), Unix (2), UTS (2), MVS (2), DOS/VSE (1), MPE (2) Database/DB Tools/4GL: SQL Server 2005 (4) (SSIS, SSAS, SQL Server Studio, Maestro), SQL Reporting Services (4), SQL Server 2000 (4), Data Transformation Services (DTS) (4), ADO.NET (4), Sybase (4), Oracle (3), Access (5), DBWeb (3), WebSQL (3), RDB (3), MySQL (4), DB2 (2), ANSI SQL (5), TransactSQL (4), PL/SQL (3), SQL/DS (2), SQL Server Tools (5), DBArtisan (5), Rochade (2), System Architect (3), Erwin (3), Bachman Analyst (3), InstantSQL (4) Project Management Tools: Microsoft Project 2003 (4), Project Central/Project Server 2003 (4), ProjectOffice (2), Project Workbench (1) Messaging/Middleware Systems: MSMQ (3), EMS (Sybase) (2), NEON (2), DECMessageQ (5), MQSeries (1), WebMethods (2), Vitria (2), TIBCO (1)
  11. 11. Mail/Fax Systems: MS Mail (3), Exchange (3), FaxSr (4), Microsoft Outlook (4), SMTP (4), OCXQMail (5), CDO (4) Graphics/Media/Publishing: Microsoft Office System 2003, Macromedia (Director, Flash), Adobe (Photoshop, Premier, PageMaker), Microsoft Liquid Motion, Xres, SoundForge, Extreme 3D, Xara3D4, QuarkXpress, Video Vision, Video Design Studio, Passport Producer Memberships and Affiliations: Project Management Institute (PMI), Institute of Management Consultants - USA, Microsoft Software Advisor, Microsoft MVP, Microsoft ISV, International Association of Computer Professionals and Independent Computer Consultants Association. Former: Siebel Systems Professional Services Partner, beta tester for several Sybase releases (including System 11 & Powerbuilder 6.0) Academics/Awards Education: Continuous training & executive management programs for past 28 years; technical related training since 1973. Executive level training: Management, Organizational Development, Resource Management and Corporate Acquisitions (Kenan- Flagler Business School and Stanford & Harvard extension programs); CLEP-BS/CS Northeastern University. Awards: Who’s Who Global Business (’92 – ’00), Who’s Who in International Finance & Industry 97/98/2000, others