Cloud Solutions Architect | Technical Presales Engineer | Team Lead
Certified Cloud Architect with a proven track record enabling clients and resolving security, storage, and networking challenges. Leadership experience driving pre-sales customer engagements, development & delivery of cloud education, and direction of global technical sales teams.
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
Global Program Manager, Cloud Technical Hosting Exchange
July 2015 to June 2017
Created the worldwide Cloud Technical Hosting Exchange program to migrate business partners to IBM SoftLayer IaaS platform.
Worldwide technical lead for cloud architecture for program participants.
Migrated over seventy business partners to SoftLayer in the first nine months of the program against a goal of fifty.
Architected solutions for IBM business partners and independent software vendors to assist their adoption of SoftLayer.
Developed sample Java and Node.js applications and provided customized proofs of concept for SoftLayer and Bluemix as introductions to IBM Cloud platforms.
Manager, IT Specialists
2014 to 2015
Managed a team of IT Specialists in Dallas providing remote technical
support to business partners on various IBM products.
Negotiated Documents of Understanding providing $1.9M cost recoveries for the Dallas and Malaysia teams.
Dotted-line management responsibility for parallel team in Kuala Lumpur.
Technical Team Lead
2012 to 2014
Presales Software Engineer for cloud and analytics products.
Lead cloud workshops worldwide for IaaS technologies.
Created and deployed Cloud and Analytics technical presentations and workshops to assist business partners in adopting the technologies.
Mentored technical staff at the Innovation Center on IBM technologies and delivering technical presentations.
Worldwide Technical Lead, Lotus Protector, Lotus Symphony, Lotus Notes & Domino
2007 to 2012
Implemented multiple proofs of concept and demos worldwide to demo
products live in the customers’ environments.
Taught hands-on programming workshops to assist Notes programmers with modernizing their applications.
Trained local field pre-sales technical teams on Lotus products.
B.A. in Computer Science and Applied Statistics
IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Platform Solution v2
IBM Certified Solution Architect – SoftLayer v1
IBM Certification Exam Developer 2017 – Level 1
Using WebSphere Studio Device Developer to Build Embedded Java Applications
A primer on using WebSphere Studio Device Developer to build Java applications for handheld devices, including the Palm Pilot and PocketPC.