CTO/CIO/SVP/Head of technology roles reporting to CEO/Presidents


I have innovated product technology for FINTECH/Logistics/Ecommerce/Retail companies like ADP Brokerage (Now Broadridge), Scottrade (Now TD Ameritrade), IBM, LPL, and TCA (now Axos Advisor Services). Currently at Tupperware, $1B Ecommerce Retail transacting payments around the world. Formally worked at IBM designing AI/NLP machine learning for Watson products like Watson Virtual Assistant, Watson Discovery, and Watson ML studio. Responsible for building complex brokerage, portfolio, trading, performance reporting systems to power wall street which led to successful company acquisitions.
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At GetSwift, built a startup to $50M+ in 2 years by morphing a POC into an Enterprise platform with the creation of a global agile product development organization in several countries. With acquisitions of a customized shopping and scheduling systems built out one of the most unique Ecommerce-Logistics-Fulfillment platforms on the planet.

Helped CEO, launch Scottrade.com, became the 4th largest retail online trader. Grew to $1B in rev after a complete system renovation done in place in 18 months without missing one brokerage compliance commitment. Led to the sale to TD Ameritrade for $1.7 Billion plus $27.7 million in Cash.

Re-imaged TCA applications bringing trading and model processing to white labeled advisor iPad apps and websites, increased AUM by 3x to $15 Billion. Recognized by CIO magazine top 100, with the likes of Boeing and Microsoft. Led to the sale to E-trade for $267 Million.
Designed new B2B/B2C UX experiences via social networking, streaming video conferencing, and customized product shopping/ordering. Resulting in supercharging UX consumer/direct sales engagement and increasing Ecommerce order volume which is changing the game on the way products are sold.

Created a data fabric to populate data lakes/data warehousing technologies from 30 countries building one version of the truth leveraged by BI analytics to drive customer insights that span ERP, Social, Ecommerce, and Direct Sales
At IBM, developed an AI microservices conversation engine which powered IBMs Watson Cognitive technology across all sectors of FinTech for firms: Fidelity, MetLife, Liberty Mutual, First Data, Quicken Loans, Regions Bank. Saved AT&T account with deployment to retail stores and support agents.

Worked closely with IBM development and product management to create/mature Watson Assistant, and Watson Discovery and led IBM/Mercedes POC with Soul Machines, maker of the tech for the first Avatar Movie, presented animation with a live conversation at the Wharton School of Business on behalf of IBM.

Built many products for brokerage & advisor systems to handle ACATS/ACH processing, bank reconciliation, smart order routing, order/execution/trading/model processing management systems, complex performance reporting, and portfolio management systems.
Ran Enterprise Architecture/Consumer facing Application Dev for LPL, Top 5 Advisor RIA company with $4B revenue. Contact streamlined the release of ClientsWorks which was dead in water upon his arrival and handled RFP/Onboarding/Integration of LPLs white-labeled Robo Advisor Algorithmic portfolio trading system.

Built revolutionary Business Intelligence Data warehouse that received data from operational stores via Py-Spark ETL engine which updated NoSQL ScyllaDB Cassandra cluster. AWS EMR leveraged in-memory caching via Spark Thrift servers by pulling Cassandra tables into memory via dataframes for SparkSql/JDBC connected Tableau/YellwoFin/WebFocus visual real-time analytical dashboards.

Along with his superior skills in application development, product strategy, global project management, and enterprise architecture/infrastructure, Contact possesses executive skills in security/compliance for financial services with focus on financial regulations, personally handled FDIC/State banking audits, managed FINRA/SEC/SOX/SSAE16 audits, led ISO 9000/27000 certifications for several companies, and supported all financial regulatory agencies.

Im passionate about building an awesome company family culture, provide mentoring to all, and being a team player up and down the organization to build a winning attitude for our clients and employees.

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Looking to grow companies and build awesome UX SAAS platforms to drive company objects with key technologies like AI/ML, Data analytics building products that touch peoples lives.

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Expected Base Salary

**5,000 USD

Academic Degree

Total Professional Experience

30 years

Startup Experience

6 years

Big-Tech Companies

20 years

Enterprise Experience

30 years
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