SCOTT A. SHIPPY, MBA, PMP +1.303.663.9775(Home) 1649 Marsh Hawk Circle +1.303.827.5541(Mobile) Castle Rock, CO 80109 email@example.com Director Information Technologies A multifaceted leader with a strong IT oriented career and an MBA in New Technology Management. Key strengths in completing projects on time/under budget, building effective teams, IT transformation and conversion projects focused on solving complicated IT problems by implementing new processes while being flexible to technology. Professional expertise includes: • Data Conversion • Data Center Management • Broadcasting (Radio & TV) • Project Management • Budgeting • Cable and Satellite Industry • Strategic Planning • Change Management • International IT Projects • Development Lifecycle • Logistics • Technology Implementations Exceptionally skilled at leading technical discussions, while managing the message to the executive levels. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Rocky Mountain Project Specialists, LLC – Denver Sept. 2009 to Project Sr. Consultant Providing Project Management Office and International Business Solution related consulting to a variety of firms in the Technology, Health Care, and Manufacturing sectors. Engagements including support of PMO analysis, building to a workable framework that organizations can be assured will have a high adoption rate. CONVERGYS – Denver Feb. 2003 – Sept. 2009 Director - International Cable / Satellite Solution Strategy and Implementation Provided global IT, project, and product delivery leadership of a global workforce. Scope of work is primarily within the Cable and Satellite sector with clients that include: Cox Communication, Charter, Time Warner Cable, Suddenlink, SKY New Zealand, & Virgin Media UK. Specific engagements included: • Establishing project lifecycle standards • Analog to Digital Video Transition • Operational Support System (OSS) new • Data Center Implementation technology implementations • Provisioning / order management • Billing system conversions • International Cable & Satellite SME • Web Portal Implementations • Product solutioning & strategy Key successes included: 1. Coordinated the re-engineering of Cable Product Delivery to include: restructure of delivery teams and the development of a standard “Implementation Playbook”. 2. Reduced overall team travel by 40%, while improving delivery of products and services (an effort that promoted a “work smarter, not harder” philosophy). 3. Migration lead Director for the Time Warner Cable, Virgin Media, Charter and Suddenlink billing system data from legacy systems (e.g. Adelphia in-house, CSG, DST) to the Convergys ICOMS billing system within both customer and Convergys Data Centers. 4. Provided sales engineering and delivery support to all major global sales initiatives. 5. Global Satellite & Cable technical and communication lead over $200M in annual pipeline sales support activities. Scott A. Shippy, MBA, PMP Page 2 AT&T BROADBAND – Denver, CO Nov. 1998 – Nov. 2002 Director, IT & Billing Systems, Managed teams from 5 to 200 people in small to large-scale software development, system implementation and mobile work force management projects for AT&T Broadband. Built effective enterprise standards for project management lifecycle. • Directed a remote data center operation that supported 70+ corporate facing applications, with duties that included: staffing, hardware procurement, contracting for software and support services, as well as scheduling for 7x24 staffing needs. • Saved $5 million on required desktop upgrades and WAN infrastructure improvements through the deployment of a CITRIX thin client solution. • Improved project management practices by developing the corporate standard processes. • Reduced field-operating costs by $24 million annually through the nationwide implementation of automated work force management technology. • Project managed a $50 million customer care and billing system implementation while ensuring the continued operation of over 100 downstream software applications. EMPAK, INC. – Colorado Springs, CO Nov. 1993 – Nov. 1998 IT Systems and Development Manager Analyzed business practices and procedures within a manufacturing environment. Determined appropriate computer systems that would increase productivity and profitability. Duties included staff management, project supervision, budgeting, and coordination of IT and business activities. • Implemented 6 ERP, 2 accounting, and 10 billing systems domestically and internationally (i.e. Malaysia, Germany, S. Korea) • Devised a 7X24 Information Services support plan for 8 international and 5 domestic offices. • Co-Pioneered, with Motorola, the first internet connectivity solution to Northern Malaysia as a solution point of deploying IT systems to a new international manufacturing center. • Saved over $100K a year in unnecessary travel through partnering with local vendors at remote locations to perform needed IT work. I.B.S. – Colorado Springs, CO 1992 – 1993 Project Manager Coordinated and implemented various nationwide support efforts for non-profit organizations. Other job duties included the computerization of the United States administration department and supervision of 35 employees. LOWELL BROWN ENTERPRISES – Santa Paula, CA 1990 – 1992 Marketing and Systems Consultant Managed a nationwide customer base through the implementation of new computer hardware and software accounting systems. KDAR RADIO – Oxnard, CA 1988 – 1990 Operations Manager Directed the daily operations and supervised the 12 member on-air talent staff of a Los Angeles area radio station. Implemented first generation data networking, content management, and automated programming capabilities for this a Southern California market radio station. Scott A. Shippy, MBA, PMP Page 3 EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION’S Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification 2000 Project Management Institute (Re-certified through 2011) M.B.A., New Technologies Management 1999 University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO B.S., Communications 1988 Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN AFFILIATIONS CTAM Member – The Cable & Telecommunications Association provides it members with industry networking, research and continuous education on the topics relevant to the ongoing growth of individuals and companies. Project Management Institute (PMI) Member – An internationally recognized organization in promoting, educating and setting the standards in the use of project management methodologies. ICAN/FOCUS Alumni – A professional mentoring organization that attracts Director and above levels, from Fortune 500 companies, to participate in a year long program focusing on personal growth, understanding the global perspective on business, goal setting and leadership accountability. INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE • India • Israel • Japan • Canada • Nigeria • Papua New Guinea • Philippines • Europe • South Korea • Australia • New Zealand • UK • Mexico • Malaysia • Singapore • Taiwan • Sweden • Brazil • Chile • Argentina Familiar with adapting business practices to foreign cultures and customs. Current on all international travel documents and shots.
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