Team Leader, CTO, CIO


Information Technology Manager

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Experience Summary: Program/Technical Leadership involving Workplace, Technology Platform, Application, Infrastructure and Architecture over and large global teams over the past 30 years * Cloud Stack Technical Strategy for next generation multiCloud Life Assured Compliance startup with a 200 Cloud company ecosystem * Business Data center/wireless ISP Rollup analysis for VC groups - business and technical due diligence on 300 data center prospects converged to 12 for deep analysis pre rollup acquisition * Cloud Strategy Lead Architect on the DirecTV / ATT M&A. I worked as the Head of risk ranking, issue reviewing and prioritizing, therefore bridging between Program Management, Operations and Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD) groups. Team size was 5,000+ and $600m was spent by ATT on the merger, reporting to the Senior Director of Operations and several of the most Senior Program Managers in the M&A PMO. * Canadian Cyber Security Architecture Framework Team - Cloud SME - created documented tested -several full spectrum scenarios for cyber events - covering planning (attack surface, req.d team size, resources req.d), advanced exercises, demonstrations and recovery. * Defense Special Forces demonstration of wireless private secure backhaul for a UAV * Spectrum Management custom development program ($20M) rebaselined for the Industry Canada Deputy Minister and CIO * Global Editor for next generation Sustainability Standard for Data Centers, Iot and Smart Cities - ISO 3013x series of standards developed over the past 8 years * RCMP led architecture for a next generation PKI enabled security intelligence information exchange using data containers. The model was electronic enveloped forms inside envelopes - implemented across federal agencies in 2002. * M&A Architect for the Boeing /McDonnell M&A, including their major supply chain integration program, their document management, digital engineering drawings, and workplace technology integration programs. I reported to VP Field Support. who later became VP product support at Boeing. * Canadian Defence Dept (SAP instance consolidation 32->20, each instance was experiencing a $4M cost per upgrade), Data Information Security Broker Program Review and establishment of PMO for gating new services into the 40M program- reported to Deputy CIO & Senior Defense Program Manager Certificates-Training-Major Presentations * Company Security Officer >20 years, participated in required CSO Training/Update Programs * Cloud Security Alliance (joined Board LA Section as research director) * Will obtain their certification within the year CSA's Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)- this cert combines OWASP App Security and CISSP training and examination materials * Government Security Clearance > 30 years Secret, Secret > 10 years * Controlled Goods Designation at Secret Level for 20 years * Designated Organization Security (DOS) Secret Level Facility Clearance for working with classified materials, projects and programs usually with Treasury, Defense, Public Safety and Emergency Management Programs * Obtained for multiple lab/evaluation/integration locations - Training Programs and Annual Security Plan update * Safety Assessor Program (SAP) Certified Homeland Security Training - Critical Facility Assessor following earthquake or other disaster events * Led dozens of EM top hazard event (flood, Atlantic storm, train derail-chem hazmat, fire, nuclear events) simulations/exercises/tabletops with Tri-responder and EM stakeholder participants from Government of New Brunswick/Transport Engineering, Education and Dept of Public Safety over a 2 year period Professional Summary Andrew Peter Robinson-a Proven Principal Systems Architect, Security Architecture Program & Technology Infrastructure Leader 38+ years of experience in information technology risk management with extensive professional track record in directing all aspects of information security/information assurance/evaluations/exercises and critical facility EM/Disaster/Cyber events including standards development, programs, organizations, and systems aspects. * Unique combination of executive level management skill set, and hands-on technical ability, coupled with experience across numerous industries including aerospace (Boeing, McDonnell Douglas), entertainment (ATT- formerly DirecTV), telecom (ATT), supply chain (Ingram Micro), financial (CBC Pension Fund, Shared Services) and companies of all sizes from startups to Fortune 50. * Extensive experience working on information technology security for large financial services industry critical facility including firms with assets under management of $20 billion (CBC Pension Fund) to $200 billion (Major Government Depts - Treasury and Shared Services 43 Tenant Depts - $10 billion Annual Spend on Government IT). * Compliance Expertise: * Reviewed key compliance security customizable Dashboards for information protection and control reviews including: Basel II, GLBA, Payment Card Industry (PCI), Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), HIPAA, FISMA, DOD Directive 8500.1, NERC and some of the emerging ones like sustainability (SC39 ISO/IEC 3013x)- including carbon water energy footprint, total energy cost, workload efficiency savings. * Familiar with SEC, Basel II, FINRA, PCI, SAE 60, SASII, NFA, ISO 3013x, ISO 27001, ISO 50001, Data Center Energy Practitioner (DCEP) Level I/II certifications, Government Data Center inspection guidance for DCEP's by DOE, AEEE certification levels for DC Energy design plus all associated regulations and guidance * Deep and broad Information Security knowledge for: * Security Operations/Critical Facility Operations Center Management/Design/Setup/Tools Selection * Enterprise Data Centers to Cloud Migration * Migration of database infrastructure to the cloud * Relational, In memory and Hadoop * Cloud Strategy * Advanced data abstraction, threat and risk analysis, including: * Cyber threat, attack surface, dollar risk/reward, team-resources required, detection- recovery -response plans * Digital Transformation using white label cloud stacks, layers and suites. * Virtual Physical Boundary Analysis * Strategic Tactical Balanced Analysis Employment/Major Projects Feb 2017 - Present Senior Cloud Security/Platform Consulting Architect for synED Cloud Infrastructure Scaling & Network Security Training Content SME Requirement Findings, Feasibility, Program Funding Requests $3-6M, Pilot Roadmap/Design studies for virtual lab (vlab) platform for South Central Coast Region Colleges [8] & Inland Empire Region [16] for scaled deployment of 30K-300K vlabs (virtual machine - isolated islands networks) for student training on admin, Cyber, malware, malicious code, SIEM, forensics, Security Operations Centers (SoCs), Incident Response and Cyber Patriot Exercise Program. Other disciplines expected to use the platform include mechanical/optical design, business accounting, cube satellite design, software dev, repository /continuous integration continuous development (CI/CD)/ DevOps app/application development. Provider partners include NDG, Cisco Academy, Infinity, Canvas (Blackboard), Microsoft Azure,