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Expert in Change Management, Organizational Transformation, and Business Analysis

Expert ID: 733097 New York, USA

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Expert's career made him an expert in transformation and change along with the business analysis and planning required to drive those types of initiatives by taking 10 major business units through transformation and change cycles brought about by Merger and Acquisition activity.

Expert has worked as a serial entrepreneur, successful corporate executive in domestic and international companies, and consultant. He has also developed business models that promote engagement by staff, stakeholders and customers that have improved end to end financial results by over 100%.

Expert's broad background in business analysis allows him to quickly generate a strategic, tactical and actionable business case to drive change. His project management and change management skills quickly find and resolve resistance and then allow him to bring the project to a successful completion or train the deployment staff to do so.

Expert's business development skills relate to optimizing the business process, business systems, and personnel to create highly effective operations with minimal internal conflict and inefficiencies, increase engagement, build a trust-based culture, and inspire a vision toward the future.

Expert's background as an engineer became a passion for automating systems and processes, as well as the keen ability to visualize, design, procure, deploy and even program solutions to business problems. Over the years Expert became the champion of new technology initiatives in every company he worked for, leading to expert knowledge in applying computer systems and hardware to business needs and building out the networking backbone that all the business applications were using.

With this dual capability to understand the computer systems and to program code along with understanding the business users needs, Expert became adept at filing the role of business analyst and being able to speak the language of both groups of stakeholders. In the development of software products and as a product manager, he was effective at bringing numerous new products to market and new system to bear in internal issues.

Expert's career made a transition from engineering and product development to marketing and sales, where he quickly moved up from manager to Director and then VP of Marketing and Sales for a UK public company.

He defined a new strategy for the international market, built a distribution network into 36 countries, and successfully manged that network for 8 years where it grew to be 31% of the revenue of that entire business unit.

Expert deployed a relationship-based business model, hand picked the strategic partners to work with, and created year over year growth exceeding 25% 8 years running.

In later roles as a consultant he became a very effective internet marketing strategist and provided web properties, marketing campaigns, list building, social media campaigns, e-commerce, and database driven web properties for clients.

Expert has consulted for about a decade in organizational transformation, change management, product management, and business development consulting services.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: Masters (incomplete) Subject: Aviation Physiology Institution: University of North Florida
Year: 1972 Degree: Bachelors of Science Subject: Aerospace Engineering Institution: University of California

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Business Director Department: Consulting Responsibilities: Providing business owners with organizational transformation, change management, product management, and business development consulting services.
Years: 2013 to 2014 Employer: State University of New York Title: Adjunct Professor Department: School of Business and Technology Responsibilities: Taught undergraduate classes in Financial Accounting and Project Management. The project management course taught the full PEMBOK-compliant project management process.
Years: 2002 to 2008 Employer: MSN Group Title: Senior Consultant Department: Consulting Responsibilities: Provide business owners with IT systems consulting and upgrades, business development, marketing services, and change management.
Years: 2001 to 2002 Employer: Robert Half Title: Senior consultant Department: Management Resources Responsibilities: Consulting project for a subsidiary of General Mills to integrate an acquired cannery into that business units home office business systems and process.
Years: 1997 to 2001 Employer: Shepherd systems, Inc Title: President/CEO Department: ALL Responsibilities: Turnaround of a technology company that produced a video recording, storage, and transmission designed, developed, released and marketed a system for the protection of ATM machines for banks that tied the video data to the transaction stream to identify the individual that presented the card during a transaction.
Years: 1990 to 1997 Employer: Scantronic Ltd Title: Vice President Department: Marketing and Sales Responsibilities: Defined the marketing strategy for the international markets, selected strategic partners, built a distribution network into 36 countries, managed product development, and deployed digital marketing tools and processes.
Years: 1986 to 1990 Employer: Radionic Title: Business unit manager Department: Automation Group Responsibilities: Developed and launched two generations of a real time signal handling software package to automate the Central station for receiving signals from the companies security control panels.
Years: 1981 to 1986 Employer: Honeywell Protections services Title: Operations manager Department: Operations Responsibilities: Managed the operations of that Honeywell branch, including installations, service, central station, accounting and customer service. Automated the accounting office with new computer system and software.
Years: 1977 to 1981 Employer: Aerojet Liquid Rocket Company Title: Test Engineer Department: Liquid Rocket Test Area Responsibilities: Provided the test program management for the qualification of the Orbit maneuvering system for man rated flight to be deployed on the space shuttle.
Years: 1976 to 1977 Employer: SATOL Title: Project Engineer Department: Heavy Lift Group Responsibilities: On contract for 12 months in Saudi Arabia on the construction of their new LPG facility. Expert's team unloaded ocean going vessels and retrieved any component that weighed over 50 tons then delivered them to the construction sites.
Years: 1974 to 1976 Employer: Wismer and Becker Title: Project Engineer Department: North Slope Project Responsibilities: Constructed two phases, 10 Mega Watts each of power generation station then installed the stations in Prudhoe Bay as the power for the pumping station of the Alaska Pipeline.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1977 to 1978 Country / Region: Saudi Arabia Summary: Project Engineer: Oil and Gas
Years: 1990 to 1997 Country / Region: 36 countries in Europe, Pacific rim, Latin America Summary: Marketing and Sales: Electronic controls products
Years: 1997 to 2001 Country / Region: 9 countries in Latin America Summary: Marketing and Sales: Security equipment

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish Moderate business proficiency

Fields of Expertise

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