Director, Software Engineering Architecture and LifeCycle
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I am an experienced Technology Executive with a deep passion for and understanding of Software Engineering and Software Lifecycle Management. My career includes positions of increasing responsibilities extending over 26 years at the University of California campuses (LA, Merced, Santa Barbara) and another five years at other Higher Educational institutions, including Public Sectors and California State University (San Francisco State University). Additionally, I have served as the founding Technology executive to build the first 21st-century research university campus for the University of California at Merced. In recent professional years, I lead the deployment of UCPATH (UC Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping, and Human Resources) for the UCSB campus successfully. UCPATH is a central Payroll/HR system in PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 for all UC Campuses. Additionally, I led the development and implementation of an HR system that is currently being utilized by almost all University of California campuses. Demonstrated experience in building, orchestrating, and operating large scale mission-focused technology teams in both consolidated and federated environments, including mergers and acquisitions. Skilled at collaborating with and coordinating federated teams across complex social and organizational structures. Architects solutions to the most socially complex and challenging enterprise-wide collaborations, strategy formulation, major transformation, information assurance/security, technology envisioning, and operational excellence opportunities. ❏ SUMMARY HIGHLIGHTS ☑ A dynamic professional with over 27 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibility and influence in Information Technology (IT) ☑ Forward-looking technology executive with demonstrated success in launching enterprise-level solutions ☑ Collaborative team player delivering success to both the project and its partners ☑ Broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to develop a solution by mapping a customer’s business problem to an end-to-end technology solution ☑ Hands-on Technical skills in various areas ☑ Strategic thinker with a deep understanding of process design and its relationship to achieving desired outcomes ☑ Enterprise Architecture, application portfolio, and technology roadmaps ✍Note: These statements are my own, not those of the Regents of the University of California.