Dedicated professional with extensive leadership and technical experience in project management and IT business systems development and solutions. Goal-oriented executive with a commitment to continuous quality improvement and a proven ability to prioritize, analyze, plan, manage, motivate and deliver within a multifaceted environment, with advanced skills in:
? strategic planning ? process analysis ? cross functional teams
? customer relationship management ? project management ? web-centric environments
? IT architecture planning ? systems integration ? budgeting
? team leader/coach/trainer ? vendor management ? resource allocation
HIGHLIGHTS / ACCOMPLISHMENTS
? Proven executive with a successful career in Senior Management roles in Information Technology. A System's Engineer by degree and a technology leader by profession, my expertise include high proficiency in the Systems Development Life Cycle, managing large staff in multiple locations throughout the US and internationally, managing P&Ls of up to $30M, and the development of people into leaders.
? Significant project management experience handling projects up to $27M.
? Experienced in mainframe, distributed (client/server) and WEB-centric environments.
? International leadership experience with globally recognized brands: American Express, EDS and IBM.
PAYCARGO, LLC 2008 – 2009
Chief Information Officer – Responsible for the organizations IT assets and their present and future use.
AMERICAN EXPRESS, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1998 – 2007
Director – Technology Development, Interactive Applications (2001-2007): Overall responsibility for the management of a portfolio of WEB-centric projects.
Partnership Leader, Global Corporate Services (2000-2001): Responsible for providing IT consulting to the unit that supported AmEx Corproate Card and Business travel in Latin America and the Caribbean division.
Development Leader, Global Corporate Services (1998-2000): Overall responsibility for managing a portfolio of projects in support of the Establishment Services and Global Corporate Services groups of Latin America and the Caribbean.
ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS (EDS), Miami, FL 1985 – 1998
Successful career with increaing levels of responsibility and exposure to senior management for this world leader in technology.
Account Manager/Engagement Leader – CIO – Costa Cruise Lines (1997-1998)
Account Manager/Engagement Leader – IT Chief – SeaVision (1996-1997)
Business Development Manager – SystemOne/Amadeus (1994-1996)
System Engineering Manager-Applications Development (1992-1994)
System Engineering Manager-Data Base Administration (1987-1992)
Data Base Specialist – Easter Airlines/SystemOne (1985-1987)
AMERICAN EXPRESS, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1978 – 1985
Systems Programmer, Data Base Specialist (IMS DB/DC)
IBM DE VENEZUELA, Caracas, Venezuela 1975 – 1978
Senior Software Specialist
EDUCATION / ACHIEVEMENTS
? Computer Sciences, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela 1969-1975
? Numerous professional and technical training programs and various professional commendations.
? Bilingual: English and Spanish; U.S. Citizen.
? Licensed Health and Life Insurance producer in Tennessee and Georgia.