Douglas - MBA
Doug is a Senior IT Business Partner/Strategist (Sr. VP/CIO) with diversified international experience in commercial and aerospace/defense manufacturing, distribution models, engineering services, and proven results aligning business objectives with technology-focused solutions. He has demonstrated leadership results in developing organizational models, resources, and investments to create high-performance IT teams while merging people, business and technology together to deliver optimal business solutions.
Led Cybersecurity initiative to establish effective Information Security protocols and practices protecting company intellectual property and personnel from APTs (Advanced Persistent Threats). Led multi-national organization through business and cultural transformation while supporting growth to $3B revenue and IT cost reduction to 1.4% of sales. Led IT program management of a global SAP implementation covering 250 sites and consolidating 20 legacy ERP systems. Collaborated with business leaders to define POS (Point-of-Sale) SOW (Statement of Work) across multiple legacy businesses in Europe.
Led IT and business transformations at multiple companies, resulting in high performing, efficient, productive, lean, low cost, process driven organizations able to drive change in the businesses served while optimizing resource utilization and cost and prioritizing benefits. Built multiple IT Shared Services models through consolidation and integration of legacy acquisitions. Most recently developed strategies, tactics, organizational model and staffing, and a new financial model to yield a $3M reduction in IT Operating Expense in one year, while improving services, processes, relationships and delivery methodologies to improve Operating Profit performance.
Led multiple projects supporting business requirements at a multi-national, diversified commercial and military manufacturing company, maximizing stakeholder benefits, and optimizing value while minimizing disruption. These included multiple ERP system implementations and upgrades, an in-flight Salesforce redevelopment and redeployment, Web architecture and content upgrades, network supplier migration, and multiple acquisition integrations. All projects improved governance, control, and workflow, reduced risk, enhanced capabilities, lowered operating cost, and contributed to bottom line growth.
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS
Master of Business Administration, National University
Bachelor of Science, Business Management, California State Polytechnic University
Certificate, Six-Sigma Green Belt
Certificate, Project Management, University of California at Irvine
Participant, Northrop Grumman Management Development Program (STAR)
Certificate, Industrial Controls Technology, California State University Fullerton
Certificate, Applied Robotics, University of California at Los Angeles