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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Accomplished Business / Technical Director with over 14 years of experience delivering technology solutions for companies such as Microsoft, Bluetooth, Medtronic, Group Health Cooperative and Holland America Line.
  • Managed a professional services team of 20 resources, with a $2M+ project portfolio while helping to achieve a 44% proposal win-rate.
  • Five years of progressive experience designing and implementing enterprise-level SharePoint 2007/2010 solutions spanning new implementations, integration, customization and migrations.
  • Recognized dynamic leader with an exceptional record of using web technologies and service oriented architecture (SOA) to solve business problems across the enterprise.
  • Unique combination of business, technical and communication expertise including, an advanced degree from the Murrow College of Communication.

COMPETENCIES

  • SharePoint 2007/2010 Enterprise Solutions
  • Web Content Management / Portals
  • Service Orientated Architecture (SOA)
  • E-Commerce / Custom Web Applications
  • Executive Leadership & Communication
  • Team / Project Management
  • Vendor / Technology Selection
  • Public Speaking Engagements / Blogs

EXPERIENCE

Allyis, Kirkland, WA
Director of Professional Services

5/2010 - Present

  • Responsible for building and growing the Allyis SharePoint consultancy practice from 7 to 20 people. This included direct team management, pre-sales engineering and writing project proposals.
  • Matured the practice by formalizing team roles, implementing quality control, defining engagement methodology, establishing software development measures and standardizing project documentation.
  • Experience spans SharePoint 2007/2010 business solutions, technical architecture for content management systems (CMS), enterprise portals, intranets/extranets and public facing sites.
  • Member of Allyis executive leadership team responsible for managing professional service line of business.
  • Presented at two SharePoint conferences: SharePoint Intelligence and SharePoint Palooza.


Key Projects Included:

  • Microsoft: MyOEM- First authenticated SharePoint public facing site hosted by Microsoft IT.
  • Microsoft: OEM Elements- Custom SharePoint solution utilizing Live ID for authentication.
  • Microsoft: OEM Incentives Portal Consolidation- Azure based CMS utilizing Live ID for authentication.
  • Group Health Cooperative: Connection- Design and development of new intranet.
  • Holland America Line: HomePort- Design and development of new intranet.
Bluetooth, Kirkland, WA
Director of Online Programs

2/2009 - 5/2010

  • Directly managed the development team for www.bluetooth.com and www.bluetooth.org and successfully lead the implementation of SCRUM for the development process.
  • Effectively merged two key technology streams (.NET and ColdFusion) to more efficiently respond to internal and external client needs.
  • Successfully delivered a complete rebuild of the mission critical applications supporting luetooth.org which included software and O/S upgrades, source code and system configuration controls, pre-production environments, backup/recovery plans and associated documentation.
  • Managed the platform migration from MCMS 2002 to SharePoint 2007 for Blutooth.com.
  • Achieved a continuous reduction in work request backlogs using SCRUM.
  • Presented to Bluetooth Board of Directors on strategic direction for online team.
Physio-Control, Inc., Division of Medtronic, Redmond, WA
Principal IT Technologist

5/1999 - 10/2008

  • Proposed and secured multi-year organization commitment for new system integration infrastructure based on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) by driving alignment between IT, R&D and vendor organizations.
  • Initiated and managed to completion a $500,000 project -- comprised of vendor, technology and implementation decisions -- to execute SOA strategic plans.
  • Managed the development of a new Online Commerce platform built on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS), which provided customers real-time access to ERP system for purchasing products.
  • Successfully implemented web service integrations amongst ERP, PLM, CAPA and Online Commerce platform.
  • Presented Physio-Control SOA strategy to Medtronic corporate technology council, including the CIO.

Sr. IT Business Systems Analyst
  • Web development SME for the organization tasked with creating business and technical solutions involving sales, service, marketing, R&D and IT teams.
  • Provided IT technical leadership for new product development, a first in the history of the company.
  • Drove the adoption of Microsoft SharePoint to reduce IT burden and improve employee effectiveness.
  • Represented business unit on SOA, eBusiness and Content Management corporate committees.

Web Application Developer
  • Sole Web Application Developer with responsibility for designing, developing and managing all public-facing web properties.   
  • Created the first electronic product catalog as well as systems for interacting with distribution partners.
  • Designed and developed a custom intranet/extranet based application used by potential customers to evaluate new product solution offerings.
  • Consultant for strategic, creative and technical web application planning.

EDUCATION

Master of Arts, Communications (Top 10% of Class)
Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Bachelor of Music, Music Education
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA