Education: 2004-2006 Masters in Information Systems (MIS) - Central Queensland University, Australia. 1999-2003 Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) – Information Technology - University of Madras, India. 1998-2000 Diploma in Computer Tech. (Honours) – Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu, India.
Languages: English, Tamil, Malayalam & Hindi
Customer-centric dynamic technology mgmt. professional with 12+ years experience of delivering cutting-edge Programs using Waterfall, Agile & Scaled Agile frameworks in ICT & Digital sectors. Outcomes focused & people orientated leader, experienced in forging productive relationships by influencing stakeholders and building consensus along with mentoring & leading multi-skilled, high-performing, strategically & geographically diverse teams in dynamic & disruptive environments. Decisive & competent in strategic business leadership, managing program offices, key challenges & opportunities, mitigating risks, effective event/incident mgmt. & in building stakeholder confidence. Astute in budgeting & managing Program/Portfolio Financials (i.e. CBA, LOB Cap/Op-Ex, P&L). Certified in Six-Sigma (Green Belt) concepts & adept in Benefits Realisation & Process Re-engineering. Experienced in Unified Comms., Infrastructure, Digital Asset & Content Mgmt. Transformations. Advisory Consultant; e-Business apps, Digital/Media/EDM Services & leveraging web as a channel. Adept in ADKAR & PROSCI Change, ITIL Service Mgmt., CI/CD & Dev-Ops Disruptive processes. Certified Prince2, Prince2-Agile, MSP Practitioner & in leading Agile Release Trains (SAFe v4.5). Experienced (4+ years) in managing Public, Private & Hybrid Cloud operations (IaaS, PaaS, IDaaS & SaaS), Big Data, Mobility, IdAM, Cyber Security & Data Centre’ best practices. Experienced in Fujitsu Cloud: S5 & A5 services (Microsoft Azure), AWS & Google Cloud Platform. Apprised of Cyber-security Governance & Practices (ex. Single Sign-On, Call-Sign, Biometric Authentication, Rapid7 Insight Platform) and VMware / NetIQ tools (P2V/V2V ex. ReCon & PlateSpin Migrate).
Current Company: VISTA360
Current Position: Director
Experience Description: * Director - Vista 360 (Apr 2016 - Present) * Business Program Manager - Optus (Sept 2014 - Sept 2016) * Senior Project Manager - Fujitsu Australia (Jun 2011 - Sept 2014) * Senior Project Manager - Telstra (Mar 2010 - Mar 2011) * Program Manager - Web Globalisation - IBM Australia (Sept 2007 - Feb 2010)
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I am a customer driven and outcomes focussed, senior technology executive with 12+ years of diverse technology management and delivery experience within Telecommunications & Information sectors. A focused analyst with an entrepreneurial spirit and a keen eye for details, I have demonstrated exceptional abilities to forge productive relationships by bringing together various levels of stakeholders including C-level leaders, business & technical stakeholders, vendors, suppliers by building cohesion and consensus and driving to successful outcomes.
Tertiary educated with Masters in Management Information Systems, Bachelors in Information Technology, Cert. III in Aviation. And an industry certified Program (MSP) & Project (PRINCE2, PRINCE2-AGILE) Practitioner, a SAFe 4 Certified Agilist and a Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB) professional with certifications in Marketing Strategy & Digital Marketing.
I bring to table exemplary communications, presentation & people skills and demonstrable experience in building, mentoring and leading highly skilled, matrix, cross-functional & multi-geographical teams including Architects, Analysts, Project & Scrum Teams (inc. PM’s, CSMs & RTE’s), Change & Test Leads, Engg. & Dev. teams, Digital Agencies and Vendors (incl. OEM’s) in my programs.
Experienced in building strategic vision, developing cutting-edge design and solutions and in successfully delivering class-leading technology; within traditional matrix and dynamic environments in networking, infrastructure (traditional DC & Cloud), Virtualisation, Software Engineering (incl. CI/CD & DevOps), Digital/ Apps/ Loyalty Programs/ Web Content & Channel mgmt., Business Continuity Planning, Benefits Realisation, Risk Management & lead Organisational Changes.