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Enterprise Innovation Function Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • IT Strategy, Confidential, Technology leadership spanning all IT domains and all global business units
  • Led Confidential and service - oriented architecture (SOA) “pillars” through the enterprise-wide, multi-year, Technology Modernization / Global ERP Design & Implementation (Internally: “1ADM”)
  • Sat on 1ADM Program boards for all pillars pf transformation program, as well as the IT strategy board, defining and developing domains and business cases & responsible for setting ROI KPIs while monitoring and ensuring achievement
  • Designing high-level and technical design for Oracle and “Best of Breed” technology adoption and integration.
  • Delivered enterprise-wide technology solutions by achieving all milestones of projects, orchestrating Confidential skilled cross-functional team of over 30 professionals spanning technical and business disciplines
  • Responsible for management and evaluation of multiple external system integrators (SI)
  • Launched the first cross-domain, centralized Oracle and Fusion technology-focused competency center (COE) in the IT organization, designing and delivering Confidential highly efficient and scalable IT delivery model with rapid, repeatable deployment models and reusable components at all levels of abstraction
  • Established standardized models for program deliverables, increasing the accuracy of implementation costs and reducing the cycle time for solution delivery.
  • As member of 1ADM Program boards, contributed to RFP requirements development, reviewed responses to RFPs, responsible for managing, negotiating, and approving contracts within scope through ADM’s Contracts Management System (CMS), and established “System Integration” partners for multiple key domains, leading to increased overall system integrator delivery performance and efficiency
  • Drove the adoption of the first ever curriculum-based training model for new technologies and capabilities within IT, resulting in Confidential repeatable capability-based development program through Architecture Development Method and Confidential TOGAF-influenced Confidential Framework
  • Independently initiated multiple successful cost reduction initiatives within IT - Proactive Efficiency Management, PMO Continuous Improvement Initiative, Global IT Knowledge Sharing Program & Systems, among other programs

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Enterprise Innovation Function Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Independently drove acceptance and adoption of innovation as the first ever enterprise-wide function for driving cross-organizational collaboration with primary goal of maximizing value, identifying creative new growth opportunities; collaboratively designing new products, services, best practices, new business models and business units
  • Structured analysis approaches enabled identification of gaps in enterprise processes, capabilities, and culture, addressed by value creating opportunities within design of Enterprise Innovation as Confidential corporate function
  • Responsible for entire end-to-end process of Idea-to-Commercialization- setting goals, Executive Committee (EC) approvals, managing KPIs, status reporting, team guidance and management
  • Executive Committee (C-Level Committee) approved goals, including: 1 new BU per 18 months, 3 new approved growth platforms with documentable synergies per 18 months, $1 billion in new gross revenue from products/services introduced to market less than 36 months per FY, $500 million in new cost savings per FY
  • Managed adoption through internal marketing, integrated change management, and role-based training plans
  • Designed Enterprise Innovation Function to serve as Confidential global shared service, including (not all inclusive)
  • Internal innovation department processes and governance to ensure ongoing sustainability of value creation and repeatable service offerings for internal customers across the organization
  • Developed requirements for initial implementation, identified internal and external resource needs
  • Proactive external scouting: emerging technologies, disruptive business models, competitive SWOT
  • Wrote detailed Innovation Function Playbook, covering all aspects of Innovation- standardizing terminology and innovation concepts for enterprise collaboration effectiveness, detailed Idea-to-value processes, innovation function role requirements and RACI matrices, innovation-related capabilities and supporting tools, service offerings, internal KPI management, governance needs, role-based training

Confidential

Global Practice Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Identified need for an Confidential practice based on organizational opportunities, gaps & goals; designed and established Confidential as Confidential function for the global ADM Enterprise
  • Obtained and maintain TOGAF Certification in Confidential levels 1 & 2 through Confidential
  • Managed adoption through internal marketing, integrated change management, and role-based training plans
  • Leveraged standard Confidential best practices and tools for artifact design, documentation, central repository, and access
  • Proficient in all levels of architectural abstraction, across all domains- Business, Application, Information, Technology as well as integration of respective artifacts maximizing value delivered by Confidential function
  • Confidential & Confidential analysis and planning - technology capabilities & business capabilities rationalization, HR & talent integration, deep process model and data model analysis and design for effective integration

Service Oriented Architecture - Global Practice Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Introduced concepts of Service-Orientation to ADM IT as highly effective software development methodology and middleware solution, marketing benefits and educating leadership through POC
  • Independently developed business case for proposal of SOA as enterprise standard for all new development and systems integrations with thorough plan for implementation and governance
  • Developed first of many Enterprise Reference Architectures, beginning with SOA, for internal guidance, education, alignment, and technical standards - gaining acceptance and adoption through collaboration with IT domain leadership and internal business partners
  • Designed layered SOA design methodology, quickly becoming the enterprise standard for internal development, external (contractor) development and integration standards, to maximize efficiency and reusability of functional components- introducing the concept of each component as “Enterprise Assets”

Software Engineer & Business Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of business needs, documentation of functional / technical requirements, design & develop solutions
  • Managed, maintained, and enhanced ADM Financial Systems, with annual flow of over USD$100 billion
  • Design and development of complex applications to meet dynamic business requirements
  • Responsible for understanding the enterprise technical landscape and learning the variety of current and legacy systems, coding languages, and database platforms
  • Leveraging standard Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) approaches and IT Service Management models such as ITIL
  • Responsible for identifying any technical issues as they arose in the variety of technical platforms with 24/7 on-call availability
  • Implemented several process enhancement and efficiency programs under Confidential team I’d organized, which we called “Proactive Efficiency Management”- while individually driving higher level organizational and process improvement proposals to appropriate stakeholders and business owners when outside the scope of direct control

Confidential

Vice President of Product

Responsibilities:

  • Within the first two weeks, promoted from Enterprise Architect to one of five VPs, as Vice President of Product- the first organizational focus on Product in the organization’s history
  • Defined the Product Function, its capabilities, processes, tools, team requirements, and services for the establishment of effective Product Teams
  • Managing multiple teams under “Product” domain, including Product Design, Product Development, Product Portfolio Management, Product Marketing, as well as general Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) processes
  • Organizational redesign and business transformation to place the Product at the center of appropriate processes, shifting accountabilities to align with organizational strategy- significantly enhancing efficiencies
  • Responsible for designing the corporate Product Strategy and strategy implementation plans, including individual Product Roadmaps, holistic corporate=wide cross-functional products’ roadmaps with multi-product project integrations and dependencies with cost, profit, and timeline projections for the Board
  • Designed, implemented, and leveraging Agile Project Management methodologies for Product Teams, enabling greater stakeholder engagement, rapid iteration, failing fast, and significantly boosting productivity
  • Coordinate cross-departmental collaboration, tasks, timelines, deliverables spanning organization to ensure schedules, budgets, and dependencies met
  • Designed and developed collaboration platform, increasing team effectiveness, decreasing project costs, and decreasing Time to Market
  • Proficient at designing impactful and marketable Business Cases, Business Models, Business Plans, along with implementing into existing businesses or through the creation of new businesses
  • Developed technology partnerships with small and large organizations to meet the business’s strategic needs in the Product Design and Product Development processes

Confidential

Co-Founder; Business Design & Strategic Technologist

Responsibilities:

  • Designed, developed, and implemented an organization under 501(c)(3) status as Confidential Social Organization, with Confidential mission of “Connecting Global Technology, Resources and People”
  • Designed the organization’s Legal Entities structure
  • Designed and implemented successful business model and core processes
  • Enabled the establishment of over 30 organizations and dozens of individual projects through an Open-Source, standardized platform encapsulating several processes
  • Platform facilitated processes include: Community Goal-Setting; Initial ideation and collaboration; Proposal creation and evaluation; Prioritization and selection for execution by community, with selection criteria rooted in Community-Set-Goals; Full project management processes; and through to EOL of the Product, Service, Organization, or Project (along with respective deliverables)

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