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Expert in Information Technology

Expert ID: 735460 Georgia, USA

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Expert was the CIO for (undisclosed) for 10 years ending in January 2019 a 120 Billion Alternative Asset Manager. As CIO, Expertr lead a team that revamped their core technology. During that stay, he reviewed most of the major vendors in this space ultimately implementing best in class vendors which drove their expansion as a growing asset manager.

He is an expert at Front, Middle and Back Office systems. He is an expert at Sell Side technology for large broker dealers and banks. As CIO, for 8 years at Countrywide Capital Markets Expert lead a team that created systems that helped Countrywide become the largest dealer for structuring & securitizing mortgages. Expert started his career as a developer/programmer. He worked his way up to CIO.

Expert worked at Salomon Brothers where he managed the back office and financial systems. During the trading crisis in the 1990's, Expert created systems that were instrumental in the Salomon's recovery from near bankruptcy. At Deutsche Bank, Expert revamped both the Fixed Income and Equity Back Offices. DB was in jeopardy of losing its license in the US. Expert's efforts removed that threat. Expert created the technology that runs Doubline Capital's technology. DoubleLine enlisted help from his previous employer to setup their operation. His team setup the initial technology for DoubleLine and acted as their interim IT department for two years. As a result of our efforts, Expert's previous employer owns 20% of DoubleLine worth over 1 Billion Dollars. Expert is a skilled IT leader with a track record for reorganizing and revitalizing IT departments. He has a practical no-nonsense approach for getting the job done quickly and efficiently. Expert created the Cyber Security framework for Oaktree Capital. The framework was reviewed and audited by the PWC and FireEye/Madiant. Oaktree was never breached and passed all of the audits. The frameworkd included the deep technical stack, Security Awareness and Breach Preparedness. Expert understands what is needed to protect firms from Cyber Security attacks without over spending. Expert has deep experience harnessing new technologies for Business Analytics, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. His team has leveraged these technologies to help Oaktree build new ways of analyzing data to invest more intelligently.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1973 Degree: Bachelor of Arts Subject: Economics Institution: Queens College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2008 to 2019 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: CIO, Managing Director Department: Information Technology Responsibilities: Responsible for all technology at Oaktree including Applications, Infrastructure, Network and Security. Expert was also responsible for the BPO processes in India and South America.
Years: 2001 to 2008 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: CIO, Managing Director Department: Information Technology Responsibilities: Responsible for all technology at Oaktree including Applications, Infrastructure, Network and Security.
Years: 1996 to 2001 Employer: Deutsche Bank Title: Director of Information Technology Department: Information Technology Responsibilities: Responsible for all Back Office Systems in North America.
Responsible for Finance Trading System.
Years: 1988 to 1996 Employer: Salomon Brotherrs Title: Vice President Department: Information Technology Responsibilities: Responsible for the Government Clearance System.
Responsible for Collateral Allocation and Finance Systems
Years: 1985 to 1988 Employer: Shearson Lehman Title: Consultant Department: Information Technology Responsibilities: Part of a team that built Radar, Shearson's Settlement and Clearance System.
Years: 1982 to 1984 Employer: Chemical Bank Title: Consultant Department: Information Technology Responsibilities: Responsible for development and maintenance of their SWIFT payment system.
Years: 1981 to 1982 Employer: Guardian Life Title: Program Analyst Department: Information Technology Responsibilities: Worked on their payment system.
Years: 1980 to 1981 Employer: Coopers & Lybrand Title: Staff Auditor Department: Computer Audit Group Responsibilities: Worked as an auditor and building audit reports.

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