Award-winning Senior IT Executive with proven leadership abilities in strategic growth, turnarounds, program management, $80M+ budget management and control, and development of high preforming teams. Proven track record of delivering massively complex systems, modern architectures and process for Nordstrom.
Trusted leader with an Innovative and disruptive mindset.
An effective and inspirational leader to high-performance technology and product work forces with up to 1000 professionals across multiple Lines of Business. Proficient in optimizing teams and leading the Business and IT adoption of a “DevOps” Culture to improve the release cadence and accelerate time-to-market for key growth capabilities.
Functioned as a technical lead for Nordstrom’s single largest technology investment in its entire history
Led a cross-functional team consisting of more than 450 employees and contractors, responsible for delivering a suite of 14 merchandising applications approximately $200M in support of the Nordstrom Off Price and Canada business units
Implemented telemetry dashboards (instrumentation) across all key integrations using cloud services with Amazon web services (AWS)
Established the program and structure to ensure successful delivery
Effectively manage issues and ensure alignment with reporting and governance
Direct reports including 5 directors and 3 enterprise architects while monitoring staff of more than 300 full-time equivalent (FTE) and over 200 contractors
Exhibited proficiency in providing vision, strategy, roadmaps, direction, and support to the manufacturing, supply chain, fulfillment, and merchandising systems of the company
Conducted development and presentation of strategic roadmaps initiatives to sponsors and executive teams
Took charge of administering more than $75M annual budget
Generated efficient strategies and roadmaps to meet merchandising business goals
Expertly oversaw various large (over $60K hour) and medium (over $20K) IT projects
Exemplified expertise in the management and integration of Oracle retail applications, including RMS, RPAS, RDF (RPAS), AIP, IP, and Merchandise Financial Planning
Spearheaded programs and projects which included resolution, estimation, scheduling, work plan development, issue resolution, and resource management