efficiency and innovation focused technology executive with a passion for open source

Dynamic and motivated, results oriented leader and technology strategist with a proven track record of delivering sustained results over 20+ years of experience through streamlined and integrated cross-functional global teams. Major experience lies in a strategic technology planning, technology innovation and operations driving process and cost efficiencies realized through technology solution sourcing as well as functional and sustainable team change focused on serving the business and the customer experience. Industry experience in Media & Entertainment, Telecommunications and Technology verticals. Team leadership accountable for over 100+ globally distributed team members and budget responsibilities exceeding $100M/yr.

core competencies

Technology strategy, Operations, Leadership, Process Efficiencies, Mentorship, Partnership, Vendor Management, Relationship Management, Innovation, Change Agent, Solution Architecture, Infrastructure, Cloud Solutions, Communications, Critical Thinking, Planning, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, Outsource Management, Program Management, Project Management, Long Term Planning, Broadcast Operations, Post Production, Budget Management

professional experience

Fuse Media | Senior Vice President, Technology | 07/2014-Present

  • Head of Technology with direct oversight to IT, Post Production and Broadcast Operations
  • Streamlined and unified disparate bi-coastal Post Production teams realizing 30% cost reduction in staffing and overhead while driving accountability and timely service delivery
  • Delivered 80% reduction in manual labor to critical business workflows through innovative use of cloud-based AI and ML services
  • Architected redesign of Post Production technology stack to unify workflows and implement process automation yielding over $1M in savings through technology selections
  • Delivered savings and efficiencies of over $3M/fiscal year through proper alignment of key vendors, national audit of satellite receivers and other consolidations

Fox Group | Executive Director, IT | 09/2008-02/2014

  • Served on IT Technology Architecture & Planning team, led Emerging Technology and served as Customer Liaison to IT customers in a shared services organization
  • Organized, chartered and cost justified a $17m lights-out data center effort
  • Transformed underperforming monolithic outsourcing model to an accountability-driven multi-sourced solution model leveraging national and global best-in-class providers dramatically improving service delivery across the organization
  • Drove cost control programs to streamline operational costs which contributed to job retention across the enterprise during the writers’ strike
  • Established on-demand hyper focused Core Architecture Design (CAD) virtual team to quickly respond to time-sensitive and business critical technology issues without increasing headcount
  • Responsible for staff of over 100 globally distributed outsourced resources with 4 direct reports
  • Effectively implemented efficient communications processes to facilitate cross business unit technology initiatives and support resource constrained teams
  • Directed RFP and onboard engagements for global infrastructure operations management, client end user compute services

Fox Networks Group | Director, IT Technical Operations & Architecture | 03/2004-09/2008

  • Responsible for solution architecture for infrastructure and application deployments with a staff of up to 10 direct reports across multiple disciplines and over $50M in budget responsibility
  • Directed on-air IT support for mission-critical live production events of national and cable broadcast of major sports events as well as a variety of cable sports programming stations. Included NFL, Super Bowl 39 & 42, MLB, All Star Game, World Series, NASCAR, Daytona 500, NCAA BCS Championship. Promoted to position within first 6 months of joining company
  • Drove $1M in cost savings by replacing nationally deployed on-air newsroom system without impact or loss of air-time to cable properties
  • Developed fully integrated team of support specialists to operate in mission critical environments where an immediate SLA was insufficient


Pepperdine University | BS, Business Administration

Key Technology Skills

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Backblaze, Office 365, RedHat/Debian-Ubuntu Linux distributions, Microsoft Windows/SQL/Exchange/Active Directory, Okta SSO, Bash scripting, PowerShell, Python, HTML/CSS, Cisco, Dell, HP, Apple, Synology, QNAP, Quantum SAN, Information Security, Ansible, KVM virtualization, VMware, Nginx, Open Source, Excel ninja, Data junkie

Additional Details

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