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									RICHARD CORRIDORE

IT INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL
RALEIGH, NC 27614
PHONE: 919-665-7722
EMAIL: RICHCORRIDORE@GMAIL.COM



SUMMARY

More than 15 years experience in the IT industry as a Project Manager, project implementer, IT
strategist, network consultant and IT Solutions sales manager.

Strong, insightful project manager with solid technology background and strong solutions selling
experience with unique ability to anticipate and address customer issues and concerns in early stages.

Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills that drive cross-functional teams to
consistently deliver against challenging timelines, and to meet and exceed project goals.



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


SAP
2010-
PROJECT MANAGER, ONLINE EVENTS GROUP
HIRED TO ASSIST WITH THE FINAL STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEW STATE OF THE ART
VIRTUAL EVENTS PLATFORM, LEVERAGING MY TECHNOLOGY SALES EXPERIENCE AND PROJECT MANAGE EXPERTISE TO
HELP DRIVE ADOPTION, FINE TUNE USER EXPERIENCES, AND MANAGE ONGOING ONLINE EVENTS PROGRAMS.


    Manage entire life cycle of online events including building the business and content
    strategies, project scope, budget, and business requirements.
    Identify stakeholders, assemble project teams, lead stakeholder calls, create project plans
    and manage project budget.
    Provide physical and online event support for hybrid events, requiring travel to event sites
    globally and managing content integration, customer needs, and end user services from
    remote sites.
    Added focus on managing the hardware and software builds to create or modify instances
    of the virtual events platform on an event by event basis.
    Major projects include SAP SapphireNow; a global online and offline ongoing event initiative
    feeding a multi-billion dollar sales pipeline, and SAP TechEd; a large-scale, multi-country
    series of live and online events providing education to the SAP community of developers,
    partners, and customers and SAP Forum; a global hybrid event program in 80 cities
    worldwide.



                                             Richard Corridore
VERIZON BUSINESS
2002 - 2008
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER
Managed large territories in North Carolina and New Jersey. Engaged in multi level executive
sales and negotiation. Designed, recommended, and proposed technical solutions for
customers using telecommunications and data networking technologies. Proposed Voice over
IP, Managed IT Services, voice and data, and local and wide area network solutions. Produced
more than 100% of sales objectives in five out of six years. Increased overall revenues within
the territory by more than 5% annually. Won Masters Club honors for top sales generators in
2006.


3COM CORPORATION
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
1999 – 2002

Built and managed a geographic territory of strategic corporate accounts and channel partners
in New Jersey and New York City. Engaged in multi level executive sales and negotiation
practices. Primary focus on key product segments including Voice over IP, routing, networking,
802.11x wireless Ethernet and managed IT services. Directly generated and managed sales
opportunities with revenues in excess of $100,000 and engaged and managed channel partners
on sales endeavors of lesser size. Techniques included cold calling, networking, conducting
marketing events and coordinating and presenting at customer seminars. Produced more than
100% of sales objectives in three out of three years.



3COM CORPORATION
NETWORK CONSULTANT
1995 – 1999

Provided technical pre-sales support to the Corporate Accounts Team. Responsible for creation
of end-user and reseller demand for 3Com products and services through technical expertise,
industry knowledge, and strategic account planning. Role included delivering product
demonstrations and formal technical presentations to customers as well as developing written
proposals and network blueprints in support of the sales cycle. Also led strategic large project
implementation teams and supported network issue escalations. Additionally served as the
technical liaison to the largest Value Added Resellers and Systems Integrators within my
territory. Responsibilities include delivering technical education, conducting seminars, and
frequent “Tech Talk” sessions to insure that the partners remain current on new products,
capabilities and technologies. Won Presidents Club honors for top sales performers in FY2000.




                                         Richard Corridore
KIDDER PEABODY INC.,
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, NETWORK MANAGEMENT
1987 – 1995

Accountability for the full life cycle of IT projects within the global LAN/WAN network
infrastructure of a large investment bank. Project Managed IT solutions needed to improved
the bank’s operational efficiency and need for 99.999% uptime. Was the lead project manager
on the bank’s data center relocation project and the creation of their disaster recovery plan.
Provided third level technical support to the Corporate Network Control Center and Network
Installations groups supporting all network platforms. Also provided day to day support of
network operations and supported long range strategic planning for all networking platforms.




SHARK (FORMERLY WANG (WALSH GREENWOOD) FINANCIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS)
DATA COMMUNICATIONS ANALYST
1984 – 1987

Project managed all projects related to data services delivery of new client implementations.

Followed company project management methodologies and recommended improvements where
needed.

Researched and developed new technologies to improve services, and maintain competitive advantage
and grow the customer base.

Acted as second level support for data communications technical support.

Built and ran their Chicago data center. Was solely responsible for all data center and customer related
projects in the Chicago region.



EDUCATION



University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
GPA 3.77


Control Data Institute
Certificate degree earned in Computer Technology

                                             Richard Corridore

								
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