Vina Legault is an executive strategist and leader known for bridging the gap between business and technology leveraging formal training and industry experience. Vina is valued for driving large scale global programs transforming technology from a cost center to a competitive business advantage.
VINA B. LEGAULT Littleton, CO 80127 303-807-9400 linkedin.com/in/VinaLegault firstname.lastname@example.org SUMMARY Executive strategist and leader known for bridging the gap between business and technology leveraging formal training and industry experience. Valued for driving large scale global programs transforming technology from a cost center to a competitive business advantage. Proven expertise developing and optimizing back office infrastructures to gain efficiencies and productivity to meet aggressive ROI objectives. Innovative, entrepreneurial inspiring manager known for motivating diverse groups to achieve common goals. Global Transformational Leader Operational Governance Executive Program, Project & Staff Strategic Planning & Innovation Management Leverage Technology & Staff Into Business Cost & Performance Metric Management Enablers PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ALCATEL - LUCENT (ALU), Paris, France, UK 2010 – Present Global leader in networking technologies with operations in over 130 countries and annual revenues over $22B. Vice President, Global Accounts Launched global account program to enable worldwide deployment of products and services supporting explosive growth and the penetration of new market segments. Strategically built and utilized a direct sales approach with multi-national enterprise customers while continuing to deliver using the company’s existing regionally focused infrastructure. Increased the addressable market by 100s of millions by pioneering network product deployments to fulfill requirements of Fortune 50 global enterprise market segment. Dramatically increased revenue by enabling explosive growth that grew 2X in Year 1 and 6X in Year 2 by establishing worldwide customer aligned team representing sales, sales support, research and development, engineering, and maintenance. BRITISH TELECOM (BT), London, England, UK 2005 – 2009 Leading provider of communications solutions and services in 170 countries, with 160,000+ employees and $42B+ revenues. BT Vice President of Global Integration (2008 – 2009) Program champion for corporate data center consolidation and outsource. Altered business strategies to deliver value propositions to the end customers that leveraged the collective strengths of multiple organizations. Ensured value of corporate-wide data center consolidation and outsource initiative was realized to protect multi- million dollar investment while providing the glide-path to utilize emerging technologies. Created 250% growth in opportunity pipeline by revitalizing partner business development pursuits to homogenize the value quotients of each company to present unified propositions for customers that addressed their unique requirements. Drove product, process and methodology homogenization post merger integration of 29 companies to simplify ways of working to enable sales and deployment expansion realizing the benefit of the acquisition. VINA LEGAULT 2|Page Vice President BT Retail Transformation (2005 -2008) Managed multi-national team consisting of 15 direct reports, 2,500 indirect reports, comprised of employees partners and vendors requiring $250M annual budget. Achieved successful development, deployment and adoption of the British Telecom $500m Transformation Program including systems, processes, procedures and performance metrics to replace BT’s antiquated legacy systems, improve customer service while complying with regulatory mandates. Delivered new IT infrastructure to support 25M+ customers by launching largest, most complex system transformations in company history, including customer and data migration to new platforms and systems; delivered on time in 18 months, converted 1,000 applications to 12 comprehensive platforms, to comply with regulatory mandates and support new growth trajectory. Fostered strong relationships with channel partners, vendors, top management and decision-makers to garner support and staff required to unify the drive the program to meet regulatory mandates avoiding dire penalties. Controlled spending by delivering program within projected cost envelope; drove effective contract management, vendor management and negotiations to effectively time and cost-contain programs and budgets. Recruited, trained and mentored top talent, fostered communication, collaboration and teamwork; established working groups, communication channels and universal performance metrics to assemble unparalleled talent to solve what sometimes seemed like an impossible charter. Led development and execution of $50M performance based outsource contract to transform and migrate 25M customers and their historical records to minimize customer impact and maximize the substantial investment. BEARINGPOINT INC., Englewood, CO 2003 – 2005 $3.5B global management and technology consulting firm known for deep industry experience, specializing in strategic business consulting, applications services, technology solutions and managed services, with 17,000 employees. Senior Director Led business expansion by developing business and IT solutions aligned with needs and requirements of the customer. Generated $1 billion in projected revenues for outsourced program by creating and leading program management office for multi-company initiative to outsource IT infrastructure. PMO rebranded venture to provide a single technical and financial solution to abstract customer from complexity of multi-vendor solution where vendors were known for being competitors. Created new 50 person service operation to comply with emerging Wireless Local Number Portability (WLNP) regulatory mandates enabling customer to continue to sell wireless solutions to their customers. Pioneered launch of Fortune 50 client’s end-to-end testing and training strategy to convert from waterfall to agile practice and drive rapid increase in operational efficiencies while decreasing testing budget 50% for each release. EDUCATION BS, Business Administration, magna cum laude, Regis University, Denver, CO BS, Computer Information Systems, magna cum laude, Regis University, Denver, CO PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS BT Memberships: Retail Sr. Management Team - Transformation Leadership Group - CEO’s Sr. Leadership Team Influence of Denver: Women’s Executive Development Program
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