Kingsborough Community College
Data Processing , Data Processing
June 1985 - June 1985
Director of Project & Program Management
August 2010 - October 2011
NEC Global Services
December 2008 - March 2010
After engaging as a contract consultant to NEC Global Services America, I was asked to engage full-time to assist in the development of NEC's U.S. based IT services division. In this role I managed a team of IT service professionals providing services to clients such as Sega, Sumitomo Bank, Bio-Rad, Honda, Noritsu, and many others.
Worldwide Project Management Consultant
Intel Solution Services
November 2003 - March 2008
As Worldwide Project Management Practice leader for Intel’s global professional services organization, I traveled worldwide to serve as a senior project resource, to assist in the sales and delivery of major programs, and to ensure complete quality delivery and client satisfaction on all engagements.
I acted as global project manager for major data center and infrastructure projects for clients such as Woolworth's of Australia, Marriott Hospitality, Metro retail in Germany, Xi'an High Tech Zone in China, Tyson Foods, Sprint, and many others.
September 1999 - October 2002
As an author for Jossey-Bass Publishers, a division of John Wiley and Sons, I authored three books: "The IT Consultant", "The eConsultant", and "Building the IT Consulting Practice".
Founder and Principal Consultant
Consulting Strategies, Inc.
April 1999 - August 2010
Consulting Strategies is my sole proprietorship, through which I engage for contract consulting, training, and project management services. For clients such as NEC, Intel, Microsoft, Getty Images, Bank of NY, H&R Block, and many others, I perform IT strategic and program planning and implementation services. I specialize in complex, strategic IT initiatives, and in agile project delivery. Through a contract with ESI International, I deliver training in Agile Project Management to Global 500 companies, and coach and mentor IT teams in agile approaches and consulting skills.
Regional Manager, Consulting Services
Entex Business Services
January 1996 - January 1999
I recruited, trained, and managed consulting teams throughout the Midwest US, and participated in the sales, planning, and delivery of major engagements.
My team delivered network infrastructure projects for clients such as US West, Enterprise Rent-a-car, Commerce Bank, Yellow Freight, Sprint, and others.
Cap Gemini America
January 1994 - January 1996
I provided billable consulting services to Cap Gemini’s major corporate clients, specializing in the development of data center, network infrastructure, data management, and high-availability IT strategies. I performed Program and Project Management services and was a member of the Cap Gemini Project Quality initiative.
Director, Consulting Services
January 1992 - January 1994
For this network-focused IT services firm in NY, managed a team of project managers and consultants providing services to clients such as Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Marsh McLennen, Times Mirror Magazines, and many others.
Dun & Bradstreet
January 1989 - January 1992
Managed a team of network technicians and project managers providing system support, training, and project services to the executive offices of Dun & Bradstreet.
Associate Vice President, Business Solutions
January 1987 - January 1989
After engaging with Citicorp as an IT consultant, I was invited to join staff as a Senior Systems Officer. I provided IT services and support to the Real Estate Investment division of Citicorp. I served on the IT Security Committee of the bank, oversaw the real estate division's migration from mini-computers and terminals to network-based client server systems, and was subsequently promoted to Associate Vice President.