alex b

IT Director 15+ years of experience - Florida


Chief Information Officer


Pompano Beach, FL

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STYLE Positive work habits and attitude. Goal oriented. Ability to delegate and follow-up. More than 20 years of experience in planning and supporting a wide variety of technical activities. Expertise in forecasting developing and implementing organizational initiatives. Ability to think strategically. Mastering setting priorities allocating resources providing follow-ups assuring a well workforce and providing an evaluation of projects and efforts. AREAS OF EXPERTISE -Budget Management -Project Management -Staff and End Users Training / Development -Vendor Negotiation -Solid Leadership Skills -Policy / Program Development IT Consultant 7/15 to Present * Providing a wide range of expertise covering networking, virtualization, infrastructure assessment, communications, VPN, BI, ERP, websites development, Social Media, VR, Office 365. * Clients available upon request. Rendic Graphic Systems IT DIRECTOR 6/12 to 7/15 IT Director of a 20M in sales company, foreseeing the local and abroad operation of three offices. Report to the owner of the company. Responsible of all aspects of the IT infrastructure planning the implementation of the local network supported by four (4) virtual server running VMware. * Lead, planned and managed the hardware and software requirements for the head office as well as the abroad. * Lead, planned and managed the installation and training of the ERP. * Lead, planned and managed the WEBSITE, FACEBOOK, LINKEDIN * Provide to the upper management with all the reporting tools. * Develop and implement policies and procedures. Active Directory on a single forest. * Lead, planed and managed the VPN so users abroad can share all tools and reporting tools located at headquarters. Flint Group Latin America PROJECT MANAGER / IT DIVISION MANAGER 05/98 to 12/11 IT Division Manager for Flint Group - Latin American Division. A 200 M in division sales and a 1.5 B global sales Report to the World CIO and Company Division Business Unit Controller. Providing executive leadership as head of technology practice. Responsible for all aspects of strategic IT planning, implementation, support and operations management. Managed and delivered multiple large-scale projects on time and within budget. Responsible for budgeting, design and support of all technology aspects of sites as well as Division office. Manage the IT function for each country-office. Set standards. The division manages 500 users in eleven countries. * Lead, planned and managed the migration from a legacy ERP to and Microsoft Business Solutions Dynamics SL (ERP) current version for all Latin America countries (10). * Achievement: Project planned to be executed in 15 months was completed in 8 and under budget moved from a slow and manual finished process to a full automated environment going from two weeks closing to 5 days. * Lead, planned and managed the installation and go to production of Vicinity Manufacturing Software. * Achievement: Project planned to be executed in 8 months was completed in 6 and in budget. In-house made application to an integrated online with the ERP application replacing a lot of work in paper and excel to a full automated environment. Fully barcode controlled improving capturing data 50% faster and accurate. * Lead, planned and managed the divisional Disaster Recovery plan business continuity procedures for all business units. * Achievement: Project planned to be executed in 6 months was completed in 6 months and in budget, and meets ISO 9000. This set the bar to be operational in 72 hours * Lead and managed to bring all sites to the Flint Group WAN. * Achievement: Project planned to be executed in 6 months was completed in 6 months and in budget * Lead and managed creating a virtualized environment where all application servers and SQL servers runs all ERP systems over Citrix Terminal Servers Develop and implement policies and procedures. Active Directory on a single forest. Deployed Frame Relay dedicated circuits for voice and data between all sites. As the IT Division Manager is my responsibility to manage, supervise, budget and control the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Trinidad, Venezuela. Having (11) IT Professionals that reports to me As the IT director of the Latin America Division overseeing 11 countries running MSBS SL we interfaced into JD Edwards AR AP Inventory and financials. * Ran JDE to enter (Upload) all operations related to the described modules, reviewed and adjusted balances to transactions to show accurate information that matched local information on all modules. * Ran financials and GP reports for upper management * Interfaced the Financial system translation (FST) to upload converted financials from different currencies into US Dollars. * Ran all expense reports from travelers and other sources to be paid by direct deposit. * Worked with third party developers on implement reports, entry screens, interfaces, based on SDLC processes on both platforms MSBS and JDE. * Did not use the manufacturing in JDE as this was not a need as we had our manufacturing software in place by location tide to the MSBS SL. Pepsi-Cola International PROJECT MANAGER 04/97 to 04/98 Foreseen and planning procedures for the Help desk. Coordinated and planned the implementation of the Fax Server as well as the voice and email associated with the telephony environment to work all under an NT environment and compatible with Exchange 5.5. Deployed Exchange 5.5. Responsible for technical support for locations in Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela. Responsible for the Help Desk and other activities related to the IT Management. IT Professionals that reports to me per country Argentina (2), Brazil (3), Venezuela (2), Florida (6). Created standards and procedures for end users and first level tech support. Supervised the NT 4.0 admin teams. Responsible for the messaging servers, Unix server (Sun Account). Established a Frame Relay connection between HQ office and Argentina and Venezuela. -Vendor Negotiation -Solid Leadership Skills -Policy / Program Development ERP websites development Social Media VR Office 365. * Clients available upon request.