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Vaughan resume word_february_2014


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Current resume for Gary L. Vaughan, Senior IT and Knowledge Management Advisor at State Department

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Vaughan resume word_february_2014

  1. 1. GARY L. VAUGHAN Washington D.C. GOAL: Senior IT Advisorto lead enterprise-wide knowledge management initiatives, and maximize the business value of IT, SharePoint and other social media tools. SKILL SUMMARY(and years of experience): Change and Knowledge Management:(23 years): Manage and “market” change by adapting SharePoint and social media to organizational culture and needs at State.Led USAID change initiatives in evaluation, private sector and knowledge management. Project Management (PM):(33 years) Design, manage projects in IT, knowledge management, and economic growthin U.S. and developing countries. Retired 2006 as USAID Foreign Service Officer.Launched State PM community. PMP certified 2010. SharePointand Social Media Adoption:(7 years) Plan,demonstrateand coordinate SharePointand other social media adoption at State. Graduatedegree in computer administrationfrom University of Maryland University College(UMUC), 1/05. Team-Building and Training:(23 years) Facilitate enterprise-wide teams and user groups at State and USAID.Organizedand facilitatedthree widely attended private sector SharePoint User Group conferences in Dulles, Virginia. LANGUAGES: Fluent in Spanish. Basic French and Colloquial Egyptian Arabic. EXPERIENCE: Consultant in Knowledge Management, Social Media and SharePoint,2006 to present Senior IT and Knowledge ManagementAdvisor:(Buchanan + Edwards, previously via Glotech, WINS andManTech),StateDepartment’s Office of eDiplomacy (IRM), 11/06 to present.Also advised SharePoint Team (IRM/SIO/CCS)10/11-3/13. - Social Media and SharePoint Adoption: Lead ongoing social media outreach for Windows 7 migration across State Department. Coordinated Department-wide SharePoint users group and organized first State SharePoint Conference for 400 staff. - IT and SharePoint Planning: Recommend governance and integration with other software: e.g. Mediawiki, Wordpress, Adobe Connect, and personal newsfeed and social networking technology. Drafted SharePoint road maps and analyzed network issues. - Project Management: Launched Project Management Community of Practice (PPMCOP) at State with support of Undersecretary for Management, other senior managers and 300 attendees, and lead ongoing mentoring initiative. Helped coordinate and staff State exhibit at USAID Knowledge Management Expo. Developed SharePoint templates/methodologies in conference and migration management.
  2. 2. Page Two GARY L. VAUGHAN Regional SharePoint Users Conference Coordinator:Designed agenda, recruited 30 speakers, and presented white papers atSharePointusers conferences 2007-2009 in Dulles, Virginia, attended by over 200SharePoint professionals. See Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), 1979 to 2006 IT and Knowledge Management Officer, USAID/Washington, 2001 to2006: Facilitated 500 member IT “community of practice”; helped draft USAID Knowledge Management Strategy; managed regional "IT for Development" project in Eastern Europe; supervised training, web, and evaluations for Agency evaluation division. Program Officer, USAID/Cairo, 1997-2001. Led e-commerce initiative, coordinated a trade mission of 15 U.S. IT firms, and developed a $39 million IT development project.Also designed and implementedeconomic policy and public health programs in Egypt. Private Sector and Project Development Officer, USAID/Washington and Overseas, 1979-1997.Coordinated global participation in U.N. (UNCTAD) World Summit on Trade Efficiency. Managed Asia-Near East Bureau Private Sector Division, and organized regional workshops in Jordan and Thailand.Designed and managed economic growth and other development programs in West Bank/Gaza, Guatemala and Ecuador. Other Experience in Commercial Banking and the Peace Corps, 1974 - 1979 - Peace Corps Volunteer, Colombia, 1976-1979. Small Business Consultant - Financial Analyst/Loan Officer Trainee, Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh, PA, 1974-1976. AFFILIATIONS: FEDSPUG SharePoint Users Group,Project Management Institute (PMI);Maryland Leadership Breakfast; Toastmasters; AIIM; Society for International Development. ONLINE RESOURCES: - my blog, reference links, and BlogTalkRadio shows - for my profile, connections, and presentations EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS: B.A., Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1972, Phi Beta Kappa M.A., International Relations, The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington, D. C., 1974 M.B.A., The George Washington University, Washington, D. C., 1995 M.S. in Computer Systems Management, the University of Maryland University College (UMUC), College Park, Maryland, 2005. SharePoint training and tutorials from Learning Tree, SusQtech. Presenter at SharePoint Saturday Baltimore. Attended Microsoft SharePoint Conference in Anaheim, CA 2011. Presentations on social media at Brookings, 40 Plus of D.C., and Montgomery College Certified by PMI as Project Management Professional (PMP), November 2010
  3. 3. Enterprise Content Management Certificate, AIIM, May 2011