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Mark B Littman - Resume

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Mark B Littman - Resume

  1. 1. Experienced CIO / Experienced Director of IT looking for next great challenge!
  2. 2. <ul><li>Visionary C-LEVEL Information Technology Executive with a strong record of success delivering measurable business value from IT initiatives and investments. Earned Bachelor of Business Administration with emphasis on Computer solutions. Sought after by senior management of large companies from many industries including manufacturing, distribution and retail to develop Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Point of Sale (POS) solutions across all areas of operations, including store operations, logistics, distribution, planning, allocation and finance. Negotiate win-win contracts with vendors, to obtain funding and to acquire companies. Think “out of the box” to develop and deliver innovative, state-of-the-art solutions which slash costs and improve efficiency and productivity on-time and within budgets. Hire and build high-performance teams which deliver results. Respected for excellent communication skills. Fluent in English, French, Hebrew and Yiddish. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Leadership • Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Management • Strategic Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Workflow • Productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Business Process Improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Budgeting • Finance • Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Allocation • Cost Reduction </li></ul><ul><li>Business Continuity </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiation • Renegotiation </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>SDLC – Software Development Life Cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware • Software • Database </li></ul><ul><li>MRP – Material Requirements Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Team Building • Training </li></ul><ul><li>MRPII – Manufacturing Resource Planning </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Streamlined operations, reducing time to produce financial reports 6 to 10 hours by creating vision for and implementing company’s first automated financial statement creation system, leading 7 person team to create system using FRX Financial Reporting tools, SQL and SharePoint technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>Improved support for over 2000 users by implementing and managing helpdesk for third party applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Engaged and provided excellent customer support for over 100 clients by leading 40 person team on all company operations to develop, market, sell and support ERP software and hardware applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiated acquisition of ComputerLogic based on excellent support of client base as consultant. </li></ul><ul><li>Developed state-of-the-art solutions for ERP software to keep and expand client base. </li></ul><ul><li>Slashed costs by developing and implementing innovative solutions to telecommunication and support costs. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Initiated change from distribution style company to true multi-level Manufacturing ideology </li></ul><ul><li>Developed and implemented an innovative POS solution for new retail store from scratch in just 7 days by leading 6 person team to evaluate, design, purchase and implement hardware, cabling, wiring, computer equipment and software, including a Windows 2003 network, Terminal Services, Windows XP, QuickBooks and touch screens. </li></ul><ul><li>Slashed billing cycle from 15 days to 2-3 days after taking over leadership of the Billing department by turning around operations through mentoring and rewarding 4 person team to work harder and increase productivity. </li></ul><ul><li>Recommended $400,000 software upgrade to company senior management based on in depth study for future requirements and comparison of alternatives. </li></ul><ul><li>Saved $24,000 annually by switching telephone carriers for 52 cellular phones based on comparing costs and operability from several local carriers. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Enhanced international communications by installing and managing 2 Blackberry servers supporting 30 users. </li></ul><ul><li>Slashed telecommunication costs 80% and improved communication speed by switching 65 customers using leased lines with dedicated modems to use high speed Internet access with Windows-based networking tools. Oversaw 5 person team using DSL, T1, high speed cable modems, Cisco firewalls and emulation software. </li></ul><ul><li>Increased annual sales revenues from $210,000 to $450,000 for ComputerLogic, a software developer and reseller in Macon GA, in the first year after taking over their programming and support requirements . </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Chief Information Officer - Innovative ERP Solutions Inc. Homestead, FL 7/2008 – Present </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative ERP Solutions has been serving the needs of businesses, both large and small.  </li></ul><ul><li>Managed all aspects of research and development, consulting, implementation and training. Lead development teams both local and off-shore to assist in customization of system requirements to satisfy user needs. Installed and implemented systems nationwide in a variety of industries specializing in ERP and CRM applications. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Chief Information Officer, KERRY’S BROMELIAD NURSERY, Homestead, FL 4/2007 – 3/2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Largest grower, wholesaler & manufacturer of Bromeliads and Orchids in North America with $25 million sales and 400 employees in three US and one South American locations. </li></ul><ul><li>Reported directly to Chief Financial Officer. Managed all enterprise-wide technology, including hardware, software, telephones, cell phones, Blackberries, email, workflow and paper processes. Took over Chief Financial Officer’s duties when incumbent fell ill, including creating budgets, overseeing billing functions and providing senior management financial information during meetings. Provided company President and Vice Presidents strategic and planning vision. Provided mentoring, leadership and guidance to a six person staff, including network and software administrators and accounting supervisors and staff. Demonstrated technical expertise by supporting 10 Windows 2003 server systems; Cisco Routers, VPN and Firewalls; T1 lines; satellite connections; disaster recovery systems; over 100 Windows and Novell desktop systems; ERP systems; accounting systems; financial reporting tools; networking management and support tools; Active Directory 2003; SQL 2003; Blackberry server; VoIP and cellular systems. Company stopped developing IT operations following major fire. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Senior Analyst, STARWOOD VACATION OWNERSHIP , Orlando, FL 6/2006 - 4/2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Largest Vacation Ownership company in the world with $2 Billion revenues and 6000 employees worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>Reported to Director, Financial Applications Development. Supported and defined requirements for 2000 user base by interacting with staff, senior management and business analysts. Sought after for consultation to develop plans to meet business requirements. Provided key assistance for vendor contract renegotiations. Ensured excellent service while running helpdesk for third party application support. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>PERSONALIZED SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS, INC. / MBL ENTERPRISES, INC., Port St. Lucie / Stuart, FL 1/1994 - 4/2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Software development and consulting company with up to 40 employees. Company renamed after purchase by investor in 2003. </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Information Officer / Chief Executive Officer (1/2003 - 4/2006), Personalized Software Solutions, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Directed daily operations for company, including accounting, marketing, administration and development after company changed names after purchase by investors. Ensured excellent customer support and product development by effectively managing, mentoring and guiding 40-person staff. Instituted national advertising campaigns to market products to a new client base. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>ERP Packages: Mas90, Mas200, Mas500, FACTS Business Software, IAS Advance, Epicor Enterprise, FACTS. AUTOMOVE-IT, Profitlogic Automotive Aftermarket, TRIAD </li></ul><ul><li>Operating Systems: Linux, AIX, Windows (98, ME, 2000, XP, NT, 2003 Server) </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware: Digital, IBM (AS/400, RS/600), DEC, Dell, Gateway, HP, Cisco, Wiring, Blackberry </li></ul><ul><li>Software: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook), WordPerfect, Corel, QuickBooks, AccPacc, Solomon, IASAdvance, NumberCruncher, SBM, FRX </li></ul><ul><li>Databases: SQL, Visual FoxPro, My SQL, MAGIC, OBDC Database, Alpha4 </li></ul><ul><li>Programming Languages: COBOL, Visual Studio, Visual Basic, Providex, Thoroughbred, Java, .Net, BBX, Windx </li></ul><ul><li>Tools and Reporting: Veritas Backup, Symantec, Crystal Reports, Active Directory 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Networking and Telecommunications: LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, Internet, Intranet, VoIP, IPX, Avocent, VPN, Tiny Term, Communication Packages, FTP, Apache, Frame Relays, Lantastic, DSL, T1, Firewalls, NetworkView, Netsupport, Avocent </li></ul>

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