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Simon

a technologist

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Expertise

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PROGRAM / PROJECT MANAGEMENT

From waterfall SDLC to Agile/SCRUM methodology.
I can deliver small to complex technology projects with attention to corporate priorities and eye on details.

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TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECTURE

I do the obvious!
Structure elastic technology road-maps with corporate strategy, and architect scalable technology stacks.

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STARTUPS

My passion!
I deliver value to technology startups, mentoring, growth strategies and technology execution brain to your team.

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CONSULTANCY

You need IT .. I do IT.
I Can establish your foundation bridge between your business and fit-to-size IT needs.

Work Process

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Fun Fact

16 Countries Visited

11 Articles Published

>20.000 Cups Of Coffee

6 Awards Won

resume

WORK HISTORY

Apr 2017 – Current

Program Manager

Shopify

Established the PMO/BRM practice.
Responsible for transformational programs and projects.
Coaching and implementing the Agile/SCRUM framework.

Apr 2015 – Apr 2017

Program / Senior Projects Manager

Consology

Client: Service Canada.
Client: Canadian Forces & Morale Services.

Feb 2012 – Apr 2014

Group IT Manager

Mercedes-Benz

Led IT department with business innovation team and technology projects delivery mandate.

Aug 2008 – Jan 2012

Group IT Manager

BMW | Rolls-Royce | Mini

Led IT Operations and teams to serve more than 3,500 employees distributed in 17 locations.

 

Oct 2007 – Aug 2008

IT Project Manager

Thuraya Satellite Telecom

Managed and delivered technology-business projects.

 

Mar 2006 – Oct 2007

IT Project Manager

e-Government

Managed and delivered 1) portal and e-services, and 2) electronic Content Management System projects.

 

Jul 2003 – Mar 2006

Technical Lead

Orbit & Showtime Networks

Responsible for network operations and transmission services.

 

EDUCATION

2016

M. Eng. Technology Innovation Management

Carleton University

2011

MBA – Master of Business Administration

American University of Sharjah (AUS)

2003

BSc. Computer Information Systems

Ajman University for Science and Technology

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Professional Certificates

PMP: Project Management Professional

PRINCE 2: PRojects IN Controlled Environment

ITIL: Information Technology Infrastructure Library

CompTIA IT Project+

CSM: Certified Scrum Master

CISM: Certified Information Security Manager

Expertise

Enterprise Systems

Cloud Computing

Project Management

Enterprise & Technology Architecture

Change Management

Leadership & People Management

Awards

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CIO Award – Innovative Project of the year

CNME / Mercedes-Benz

Won the Innovation for Collaboration project of the year (2013), MS SharePoint with full API and back-end integration.

Challenging Project of the Year

NME / BMW

Largest BMW, Rolls-Royce, Mini facility in the region with state of art technologies and challenge to replace existing site.

Email Migration Project

Binary Tree / BMW

Migrated messaging, collaboration, calendars and data for all corporate users from Lotus Notes to MS Exchange.

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contact

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ON, Canada

+1 (613) 262-2722

simon [at] consology.ca

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