Qualification Highlights by W7p21g


									Nathan Spillers
Web: http://www.nathanspillers.net ~ E-Mail: nathan.spillers@gmail.com

An accomplished IT professional with demonstrated success in providing leadership to architecting, implementing,
and managing mission-critical solutions across a wide spectrum of industries and technologies. Possesses a
diversified technical background with the proven ability to balance technological capabilities with organizational
realities in order to provide effective overall solutions.

Qualification Highlights
   Deep understanding of technology with a focus on delivering effective business solutions.
   Polished leadership skills with the ability to motivate teams.
   Effective and enthusiastic communicator and public speaker.

Professional Experience
Data Warehousing Architect, Mayo Clinic; Rochester, MN                                                 2004 - Present
   Provides day-to-day technical and strategic direction to the Mayo Clinic Enterprise Data Warehouse activities
    in support of clinical analytics and individualized medicine initiatives.
   Coordinated the initial phases of technical collaboration between Mayo Clinic and IBM in the creation of the
    IBM Data Discovery and Query Builder product.
   Designed the Mayo Clinic’s enterprise Metadata and Data Integration architecture and strategic technical
   Designed the technical approach for processing, storing, and delivering large volumes of unstructured textual
    information in a data warehousing environment.

Unit Head, Mayo Clinic; Rochester, MN                                                                      2001 - 2004
   Supervised daily operations of multiple teams providing UNIX, IBM iSeries, DEC VMS, and storage area
    networking infrastructure support for the Mayo Clinic enterprise IT environment.
   Managed multiple large yearly and special project budgets.
   Participated in many institutional strategic planning and enterprise IT management committees and
   Provided project leadership to many large strategic institutional initiatives including the Mayo Institutional
    Digital Image Archive, the Life Sciences Genomics-based Data Warehouse, and the Film-less Radiology
    PACS project.

Team Lead, Mayo Clinic; Rochester, MN                                                                      1997 - 2001
   Directed the daily operations of UNIX (AIX, Solaris, Linux, and HP/UX) and storage area network
    infrastructure support teams.
   Managed doubling of staff and infrastructure, year over year.
   Mentored staff in large-scale heterogeneous UNIX administration, storage area networking technologies and
    high-availability methodologies.
   Designed and implemented one of the largest (for the time) multi-datacenter storage area network clusters
    and backup infrastructures based on Veritas software platforms in the United States.

Lead Consultant, FDA – National Center for Toxicological Research; Pine Bluff, AR                          1994 - 1997
   Provided day-to-day programming support using C, VAX/VMS Assembler, Adabas, Oracle, and Oracle Forms
    technologies via direct interaction with FDA principal investigators and research scientists.
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   Implemented a wide variety of custom hardware and software solutions in the areas of computational
    chemistry, statistical analysis, embedded systems, and data visualization efforts supporting fundamental
    peer-reviewed scientific research in the area of biologic toxicology.
   Led and mentored the UNIX administration group.

Systems Programmer, University of Arkansas; Little Rock, AR                                              1992 - 1994
   Provided day-to-day programming support in COBOL and VAX/VMS macro assembler via direct interaction
    with the offices of the registrar, financial aid, and student services as well as department chairs throughout the
   Designed a software subsystem that automated the reconciliation of a student’s academic record to changing
    graduation requirements and provided personalized coursework recommendations.

Consultant, Various; Little Rock, AR                                                                     1986 - 1992
   Acted as a self-employed and self-promoted consultant in providing software development services to a
    variety of businesses n and around the central Arkansas region.
   Designed and wrote best selling commercial K-12 educational software packages for Senari Programs using
    C and assembly language on Apple IIe, Apple Macintosh, IBM PC, and Commodore 64 platforms.
   Automated and enhanced the AT&T SARTS/REACT phone line testing software system using C applications
    running on SCO UNIX communicating with Wang mainframes and Oracle databases.
   Designed and wrote a full suite of software packages for Employer’s Self-Insured of Arkansas, focused on
    day to day insurance processes and detecting medical fraud using FoxPro.

   Author, “Lessons Learnt from Operationalizing Information Extraction at Mayo Clinic”, American Medical
    Informatics Association (AMIA Manuscript AMIA-0874-A2012), 2012.
   Speaker, “Storage Challenges in the Medical Industry”, Digital Technology Center, University of Minnesota,
   Speaker, “Continuous Availability”, Society of Computer Applications in Radiology, 2006.
   Principal Investigator, “Intelligent Object-Based Storage Devices for Complex Bioinformatics Data”, National
    Health Institute, 2004.
   Member, Storage Network Industry Association Education Committee, 1999-2000.
   Speaker, “Storage Area Networking Implementations in the Medical Industry”, Storage Networking Industry
    Association, 1999.
   Recipient, “Outstanding Federal Contractor Award”, National Center for Toxicological Research, Food and
    Drug Agency, 1997.
   Recipient, “Best Seller Award for Educational Software”, Software Publisher’s Association, 1987.

Concordia University, Saint Paul, MN                                                                            2012
Masters in Business Administration

University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR                                                                         1995
B.S. Computer Science/Mathematics

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