Results-driven technology expert with 20+ years of global solutions-based IT leadership for major companies, including Gen Re, Citizens Bank, IBM Watson Health, GE Capital, CITI Group and Travelers. Proven ability to create a vision, build a foundation and implement strategies to transition IT organizations toward enterprise-wide goals that solidify their industry positioning across an ever-changing competitive business landscape.Hire Dennis
Created vision and plan for transitioning IT towards the use of cutting-edge technology increasing Automation by 50% across multiple areas within the architecture and building foundation for AI, machine learning and cognitive analytics. Instituted governance oversight and rules for projects, infrastructure, data, security, and applications. Oversaw design and implementation of global data analytics backend and visualization efforts.
Migrated IT from on-premise infrastructure to AWS Cloud, focusing on high-availability, fault tolerance, and Auto Scaling using AWS Cloud Formation. Configured AWS Services, including EC2, RDS, VPC, S3, Glacier, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trial, Cloud Front and Route 53. Configured and deployed Chef Server and Chef Solo including bootstrapping of chef client nodes for provisioning and created roles, cookbooks, recipes, and data bags for server configuration, deployment, and app stack build outs.
Designed, oversaw, and implemented large scale solutions, including multi-environment migrations from Data Centers to AWS Cloud and Government Cloud environments. In-depth applied knowledge of HIPAA, HITECH, & SOC compliance. Responsible for client environment data management. Directed Cloud environment utilization of 100+ VM’s incorporating Hyper-V and VMware. Orchestrated Cloud solution data migration from on-prem Oracle, Access, and MS SQL to Redshift, Oracle, and Hadoop in the Cloud.