Dean M

Chief Enterprise Architect and Director Business Development - 15Years of Experience - Near 37379


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Soddy Daisy, TN

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With over 15 years in information technology, Dean McGhan has extensive experience in executive research/advisory, business development, engagement management, practice management, application implementation and management. Best described as a "business solution architect", Dean has driven solutioning efforts across numerous ERP applications platforms, and niche complementary software suites coupled with custom developments to achieve "best of breed" business solutions. A high achiever Dean has undertaken many challenging projects with numerous blue-chip organisations. He is recognised for his leadership, business development, and influencing skills, customer focus, project management and technical competence. His career highlights are that he is a catalyst and the credibility behind the solution sale based on proven problem solving capability and leadership enabling successful business development and implementation teams. Enterprise Architectural Design Successfully developed and documented hardware architectures for Global multinational ERP and CRM deployments, Two-Tier (Client Server), Three-Tier (Browser-App Server-Data Server distributed systems) and Platform/Cloud hybrids. current experience in Asia includes design, implementation, commissioning and leading delivery of internet, interactive TV, and e-Commerce solutions in financial services, telecommunications and hi-tech industries. Clients included LendLease, Monadelphous and the Department of Treasury WA Shared Services Centre. "Enterprise Platform/Cloud Architecture Transition" - A comprehensive Platform Management Framework underpinned with "as-a-Service" engineering was developed in conjunction with Optus, CBA, Samsung and LendLease to enable the rapid mobilization and ongoing management of enterprise Platforms (On-Premises, Public, Tennented, Hybrid, or a combination of the above to maximize Customer Centric ROI. Managed Applications Services Implementation Comprehensive experience in implementing Oracle, JD Edwards and Siebel application suites (ERP, CRM, SCM, MFG, ERM, Human Resource, Project Accounting) for numerous large global corporations. Frequently referred to as Business Solutions Architect throughout his 30 year plus career with in depth understanding of various business models including Shared Service Center's utilizing ERP, CRM, HRM, SCM, MFG, ERM, Project Accounting, and Performance Management. In addition, he has custom developed two financial systems. These were augmented from core ERP functionality to provide a specialized construction management system. Consisting of project accounting, labor costing and subcontract management functionality. "Project Planning and Risk analysis" - Integral in Oracle, Lante, Siebel, and Ness GS, specifically at GE Medical, SingTel Magix, Chep Australia, Boral, PTT, Huntsman Chemical, Trafalgar House, Unilever UK and Fletcher Challenge. Various roles including project management of bespoke development initiatives, program management of large complex MNC application implementations, project and practice reviews of significant projects and engagements. Research Analyst/Director In the role of Research and analysis for the premier IT research organization. In this role, built a research agenda largely for the business applications area focused on Enterprise Applications and Knowledge Workplace (ECM, DAM, KM, Collaboration, and e-Learning systems managed a number of executive clients. Major responsibilities are enterprise applications business development, client/ press analyst enquiry support, and engagement for end-users and vendors, event and Symposium speaking engagements. "Offshore Outsourcing and Balanced Sourcing Experience" - Extensive experience throughout US, EMEA, and APAC regions in Business Process and Composite Team Deployment carefully balancing quality, price performance, risk and career path opportunities across applications and infrastructure management.




Henley Management College Information Technology 2005 Master Degree
The Citadel Maths Computer Science Bachelor Degree




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