INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVE Start-Up, Turnaround and on-going Operations
Talented and forward-thinking executive with more than 17 years of success leading multimillion-dollar technology organizations. Strong track record of matrix-managing cross-functional teams that collaborate as a focused unit to achieve aggressive business goals. Recognized for leading the evolution of technical and non-technical solutions from concept through implementation, effectively using IT as a lever for business. Proven ability to integrate complex projects, motivate people, and achieve cost-effective results.
Â§ Strategic & Tactical Planning
Â§ Active/Active Data Centers (GSLB)
Â§ New Business Development
Â§ Contract Negotiations & Vendor Management
Â§ Team Recruiting & Training
Â§ Budget/P&L Management & Cost Controls
Â§ New Product & Service Launch
Â§ Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
Â§ Security Services
Â§ Cloud Architecture and Road map
Â§ Executive Level Communications
Â§ Infrastructure as a Service Management
Â· Reduced overrun of IT costs by $12 million in first 6 months in role by developing and executing a strategic account plan. Â· Realigned workforce and implemented change management plans that minimized employee resistance and maximized employee engagement, driving the adoption of Northrop Grumman as a strategic outsourcing partner. Â· Management of international data center migration projects on a large enterprise scale. Â· Led key components of strategic IT merger and acquisition of a large Danish service and network provider into IBM’s Global Services’ Nordic operations, integrating more than 1,500 employees and customer billings of more than $200 million. Â· Led the Northrop Grumman transformation services for all Executive Branch agencies in the Commonwealth of VA building two new data centers and migration all daily operations without an interruption to service. Â· Created / Implemented Cloud hosted mail and server services to begin self fulfillment and asset tracking of systems.
NORTHROP GRUMMAN, Richmond, VA 2006â€”Present
Director of Technology As owner of the Data Center and operations for the VITA contract, with responsibility for the development, implementation, support and maintenance of enterprise operations and system architectures for the VITA program. Manage relationship and communications between business stakeholders and technology teams. Provide IT management and technical consulting to clients, with key input into strategic plans and development of client solutions to expand capabilities. Secret clearance (Active) granted by Department of Defense. Areas of focus include:
Â§ Technical Strategic planning; Technology Evaluation & recommendation; Requirements Analysis; Technology Design and Integration; Infrastructure as a Service; Cloud Architecture and Roadmaps. Â§ Day to Day Operational Management: o Own budget in excess of $80M in annual costs entire data center operations and teams (200+ FTE) o Manage critical areas including Security, Network (NOC), Mainframe, Server, Storage, email (Domain Services), and Disaster recovery. (5k servers, 2pb of Data, 24x7x365 SOC/NOC operations, supporting 2,000 locations) o Manage all of OSS tools and solutions to ensure they are effectively utilized to meet Application uptime and service delivery commitments. (vCenter Operations suite, McAfee HIPS, NIPS, Juniper FWs, Blue Coat, HP OVO) Â§ Perform as the technical program lead for technology design and implementation. o Interface with various business units and customers to gather and develop requirements for next gen data center operations and offerings. (Iaas, SaaS, UCaaS VoIP, Cisco UCS, Vplex, VMware Service Manager) o Support technology rollouts and migrations, ensuring solution compliance with those requirements. Â§ Ensure Security operations through the management of the Security (SOC) team, operational audits and evaluation of technologies to keep compliance and readiness objectives met. Â§ Vendor Management of all related IT service providers interfacing into program offering for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
MICHAEL VON SLOMSKI
10837 Wycombe Road CISSP, PMP
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (continuedâ€¦)
NORTHROP GRUMMAN – continued
Director of Technology – Transformation Services
Recruited to lead the transformation activities as Director of Transformation for the $2 billion IT outsourcing project for the 85 executive branch agencies of the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA), provider of IT that enables government to better serve the public. Led transition team of 50 direct reports and ~1,000 program employees in the project management, implementation, and coordination of enterprise-wide software and infrastructure initiatives associated with VITA’s transition to a managed services model.
Â§ Redirected, restructured, and turned around underperforming technology project into a successful, customer-focused, results-oriented strategic unit. Â§ Reduced IT spending by $12 million, while implementing new technology services and maintaining current service levels. Â§ Initiated, created, and spearheaded several large-scale, high-profile enterprise projects: o Built 2 dedicated data centers to support the transition and integration of VITA operations. o Consolidated ~50 independent e-mail systems to 1 enterprise exchange system, hosting 65k users. o Virtualized thousands of servers, transitioning to data center using VMware. o Initiated strategic back-up and disaster recovery plans, consolidating 85 individual restore systems. o Planned and executed the implementation of a new Storage Area Network (SAN). Â§ All It projects based on Resource Unit billing to promote Infrastructure as a Service goals Â§ Assimilated new and legacy VITA state employees into Northrop Grumman’s IT outsourcing operations division. Â§ Assisted in the development of an employee mentorship program, training teams across multiple disciplines, including finance, contracts, and operations.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES, CORP. (IBM) 1996â€”2006
OVERVIEW: Successful 10-year career in increasingly responsible leadership positions with IBM, multinational technology and consulting firm, offering infrastructure, hosting, and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to desktops. Provided technical consulting, program management, and client services expertise for IBM’s global services, e-business and strategic outsourcing services divisions. Recognized for innovative leadership and pioneering new business opportunities.
2005â€”2006Delivery Project Executive, IBM Global Services, Boulder, CO 2003â€”2005Acquisition Network Integration Program Manager, IBM Global Services, Nordic Region, Sweden 2003â€”2004Program Manager, Strategic Outsourcing Organization, Sweden 1996â€”2003Delivery Project Executive, e-Business Hosting, IBM Global Services, Boulder, CO 1999â€”2000Transition Manager, e-Business Hosting, IBM Global Services, Boulder, CO 1996â€”1999 Project Manager, IBM Network Station Management Services (NWS) Transition, IBM Global Services, Boulder, CO
Began as a technical team lead on large IT outsourcing project for Johnson & Johnson (J&J) account and quickly promoted to project manager leading the implementation of IT enterprise outsourcing activities for 17 of their company affiliates.
Hand selected for position as delivery project executive, leading the IT infrastructure outsourcing and hosting services for new product, e-business.
Â§ Executed short-term e-business transformation projects for 5 strategic customers; Univision, Exolink, NY Times, US Forrest Service, and CoBank.
Promoted to Delivery Project Manager within 1 year, managing the contract execution of IT Outsourcing for clients such as, The New York Times, the state of Michigan, and Logitech.
MICHAEL VON SLOMSKI
10837 Wycombe Road CISSP, PMP
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (continuedâ€¦)
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES, CORP. (IBM) – continued
Recruited to accept role of Program Manager, leading the development of an IT service delivery organization and capability in the Nordic Region, specifically for newly won outsourcing contracts with Nokia, m-real, ABB, and Electrolux.
Â§ Built and executed a customer service center to support 30 European countries and a call center that supported 5 languages. Â§ Honored with EMEA service delivery team excellence award in recognition of excellent leadership and performance.
Asked to extend program management responsibilities to lead the network integration for the acquisition of DMdata, a leading IT outsourcing company in the Nordics.
Â§ Provided matrix leadership through acquisition and assimilation of 1,500 employees and 150 customer accounts. Â§ Focused on technical network operations, including the implementation of an MPLS backbone for all Nordic countries, Data Center Consolidation across all Nordic Countries and building out a network operations command center. Â§ Consulted with senior executives on business strategy to align IT goals and implementation of strategic enterprise services.
Recruited back to U.S. in the role of Delivery Project Executive to lead the turnaround of an underperforming IT outsourcing project worth $200 million over 5 years.
Â§ Managed 120 employees and budget of $30 million. Â§ Led the transition of infrastructure support services offshore to Argentina and India.
PRIOR CAREER EXPERIENCE
1995â€”1996 Communications Supervisor, CREDIT REPORTS INC., Phoenix, AZ 1989â€”1995Squad Leaderâ€”Multiple Launch Rocket System, UNITED STATES ARMY
Â· Received awards in support of Operation Desert Storm
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
2011 FBI Citizens Academy Graduate, US Department of Justice 2011 Northrop Grumman Cyber Academy 101 2010 Certified Information Systems Security Professional, International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., (ISC)2
2009 Certified ITIL V3 Foundation in IT Service Management, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) 2003Board Certified, Executive Project Manager, IBM 1999Board Certified, Senior Project Manager, IBM 1999 Master’s Certificate, Project Management, George Washington University 1998 Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute (PMI) 1996 B.S. Program in Computer Information Systems (CIS), DeVry University
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