Vice President Human Resources in San Francisco CA Resume Kenneth Murphy

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					                                      Kenneth B. Murphy
                                      Mountain View, CA 94041
                                        Mobile: 925.858.0964

Accomplished human capital management expert with a superior record of success in senior management
roles in medium and large global corporations, including fast paced, rapidly changing organizations,
startups, turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions, and management consulting ventures. Consistently
regarded as a contemporary, innovative practitioner in the field, creating and implementing leading edge
solutions tailored to business strategies and goals.
Highly experienced at driving growth and profitability, managing all phases of organization
transformation, creating end-to-end employee lifecycle talent management systems, building
entrepreneurial work cultures, and optimizing human performance to achieve business results.
Subject matter expertise includes:
       Strategic human capital management, organization development and full range of human resource
        management services and support systems
       Talent management strategies, diagnostics and leadership development initiatives linked to
        business imperatives and corporate performance objectives
       Engaging and retaining employees, building and sustaining corporate culture, increasing
        organization capability and capacity through people
       High impact learning and development program planning, content development and project
        management, performance and skills assessment, instructional design, vendor management,
        integrated learning management systems
       Recruiting, talent acquisition, career development and succession planning systems
       Formulating business strategy, developing and executing operating plans, quantifying results
       Continuous process improvement/reengineering, cycle time reduction and change management
       Merger and acquisition (M&A) planning and integration

Master of Human Resources & Organization Development, University of San Francisco, CA
Bachelor of Arts – Psychology, Chapman University, Orange, CA

                              EXPERIENCE / ACCOMPLISHMENTS
MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT, San Francisco, CA                                                 2009 to Present
   Responsible for business development, sales, operations, project planning and management,
    supervision of staff consultants and direct delivery of professional services in the following areas:
             Organization Effectiveness, Strategic Human Resource Management, Learning and
             Organization Development, Leadership Development, Talent Management, Executive
             Search and Selection, Executive Coaching, Merger & Acquisition Integration
   Contract assignments and consulting projects with medium-to-large companies in health
    insurance, health/medical sciences, high tech, consumer products, professional services and
    financial industries with operations in North America, Asia and Europe. Includes an extended
    in-house assignment reengineering/downsizing global learning and development, university
    relations and employee communications functions at NVIDIA – reduced operating expenses by
    more than $1.3 million; eliminated redundant headcount; rationalized all learning and
    development strategies and programs; sourced and qualified best-in-class vendors for purchase of
    integrated/automated LMS and Performance Management System; developed and implemented
    new performance management methodology and tools.
   Other recent client projects include designing a large-scale global leadership development
    initiative; conducting individual manager/director/VP level talent assessments; diagnosing global
    sales training team effectiveness and action plans; creating a two-year strategic HR roadmap
    emphasizing five high-impact initiatives supporting the company’s changing business model.

BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, CA                                              2007 to 2009
Director, Executive & Organization Development
    Served as chief architect and program director for the company’s leadership development
       strategy. Implemented a robust organization planning, succession management and top talent
       review system. Led special corporate-wide and division-specific cross functional project teams
       on a variety of organization capability assessment and development initiatives
    Spearheaded 75% cost-reduction while increasing the volume, variety and value of executive
       assessment and coaching services for multiple levels of senior management staff
    Collaboratively created a comprehensive executive education program for top leaders
    Designed and implemented a new employee engagement model and led a highly successful
       corporate-wide employee engagement survey initiative, including pre-and-post survey action
       planning, training and support systems
    Served as a key contributor on corporate Human Resources Leadership Team for special projects

JDSU (JDS Uniphase), Milpitas, CA                                                             2005 to 2007
Director, Human Resources – Worldwide Operations
    Led successful turnaround for 3,500 employee division (manufacturing, supply chain,
       planning/logistics, new product introduction, global quality), achieving first profitable quarter
       following five year downturn in this diversified global optical communications company.
    Successfully completed two major reorganizations (Global Operations and Corporate-wide), co-
       led strategic planning sessions, managed/co-authored CEO & SVP communications/presentations
    Reduced manufacturing footprint in U.S., consolidating more than a dozen locations, off-shoring
       key operations to Asia, and completing a large M&A integration project
    Architected next-generation corporate Human Resources service delivery model with SVP-HR
    Led major organization planning, development and employee retention initiatives for U.S., China
ALTERA CORPORATION, San Jose, CA                                                           2002 to 2005
Director, Global Learning & Development and Corporate HR Planning
           Increased learning and development output by 900% by accurately assessing needs, creating a
            relevant, high-value L&D blueprint with initiatives that became demand-driven by executives
            (included wide range of professional, technical and leadership development programs)
           Purchased and implemented a new corporate-wide Learning Management System
           Accelerated needs analysis and delivery of innovative leadership coaching services
           Expanded internal coaching services, established industry-leading best practices, new
            diagnostic tools and executive awareness/demand, resulting in 400% increase in utilization
           Coached and enabled three direct reports to earn #1 ranking as top individual contributors
            (manager and exempts) in global HR organization for three consecutive years
           Appointed to serve on U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association’s Workforce Strategy
            Committee comprised of top executives from other leading companies in the industry

COMMERCE ONE, Pleasanton, CA                                                                 2000 to 2002
Vice President, Organization Planning, Learning & Development
Senior Director, Mergers & Acquisitions Integration
    For this market leading e-commerce software company, accomplishments included leading
       several mission-critical functions during a period of rapid growth and change
    Built all merger and acquisition integration processes, along with talent acquisition, training and
       development, organization planning and performance management systems
    Successfully completed two acquisitions ranging in size from 175 to 1,500 employees during 18
       month period; conducted due diligence for three other M & A deals. Successfully chaired large
       cross-functional, multi-location M & A project integration teams representing all business
       disciplines (software development, R&D, sales, customer operations, IT, marketing, finance,
       professional services, HR, facilities, administration, etc.)
    Promoted to Vice President, with additional responsibility to lead major corporate downsizing
       process over an 18-month period. Continued to maintain responsibility for all other assigned
       functions, plus internal and external executive search services

ASPECT TELECOMMUNICATIONS, San Jose, CA                                                      1997 to 2000
Senior Director, Human Resources – Worldwide Sales and Customer Operations
Director, Human Resources – North America
    Hired to create and operationalize the first decentralized HR/OD “business partner” role in North
       America, launching a new prototype HR model later adopted company-wide.
      Conducted M & A due diligence and integration support for a key east coast acquisition
      Led high level project team conducting comprehensive front end analysis of critical technical and
       customer support training requirements based on the company’s new strategy and business
       model, resulting in a comprehensive reprioritization and upgrade of mission-critical training
      Supported design/implementation of strategic shift to a software-based product portfolio,
       requiring significant people and process changes, resulting in dramatic performance improvement

MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT, Research Triangle Park, NC                                          1992 to 1997
   Co-founder, partner and senior executive for a diversified, multi-million dollar management
    consulting and technology development group focused on business strategy and operations
    planning, human capital management and development, and business process reengineering
   Responsible for business development, operations, P & L and executing major consulting projects
   Client successes with Microelectronics Center of North Carolina, the National Center for
    Supercomputing Applications, Bell Northern Research, Bailey Controls, Nortel Networks, Fujitsu
    Network Switching, Army Corps of Engineers Research Lab, Ohio Aerospace Institute, Alternate
    Realities Corporation, the Semiconductor Research Corporation, and others.
MICROELECTRONICS CENTER OF NORTH CAROLINA                                                        1989-1992
Director, Human Resources (Chief Human Resources Officer)
    Chief human resources officer for this consortium of industry, government and academic
       organizations conducting research and product development in microelectronics technology and
       fabrication, in addition to founding, managing and operating the start-up of the North Carolina
       Supercomputing Center and a renowned state-of-the-art statewide data communications network

NORTHERN TELECOM INC. – California, Michigan & North Carolina                                 1983-1988
Director, Human Resources
    Head of Human Resources for multiple business units based in Los Angeles, Santa Clara, Ann
       Arbor (Michigan), and Research Triangle Park (North Carolina)
    Business unit responsibility included digital telecommunications switching equipment, sales
       installation and field service, semiconductor fab, engineering/product development, Research &
       Development laboratories (software and hardware) and sales/customer service
    Responsible for planning and implementing HR strategy, talent management, organization
       development and change management initiatives, M&A projects, staffing, employee relations,
       training and development, total rewards, and coordination with all corporate HR functions.

                                   OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

       Invited speaker and panelist at various professional and academic forums on topics such as
        M & A integration, employee engagement and retention, executive coaching, organization
        transformation, virtual learning environments, and health/wellness in the workplace.
       Founding member, U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association Workforce Strategy Committee;
        Founding member, North Carolina Electronics & Information Technology Association; Founding
        member, U.S. Council of Research Consortia Executives HR Committee.

Description: Kenneth Murphy is an accomplished human capital management expert with a superior record of success in senior management roles in medium and large global corporations, including fast paced, rapidly changing organizations, startups, turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions, and management consulting ventures. He is consistently regarded as a contemporary, innovative practitioner in the field, creating and implementing leading edge solutions tailored to business strategies and goals. Kenneth is seeking opportunities in a radius of 50 to 70 miles from San Francisco.