• Disaster Recovery
    Among other incident response, as Senior Vice President for Disaster Recovery, I oversaw the recovery for Putnam Investments when parent company Marsh & Maclennan’s data center went down in flames on the 96-99th floors of the World Trade Center on 9/11.

  • Information Security
    As Senior Vice President for Information Security Operations, I oversaw the daily operation of Putnam Investment’s data security for over $800 billion in assets under management worldwide and 20,000 employees.

  • IT Audit, Managerial and Financial oversight
    As a Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), I have overseen hundreds of IT audits for financial services companies. I am a Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), fully accredited by ISACA
    • Coursework includes: Managerial Accounting and Finance, Harvard University
    • Financial Analyst, The Boston Company - Budgetary analysis, financial review, capital analysis, senior management and Board Audit Committee reporting of $1b fun companies and $400m revenue primary business units and banking units
    • Managed 100+ staff concurrently, over 800 individuals over time
    • Budget responsibility for over $20 million in IT deliverables annually
    • Some of the types of audits I have overseen:
      • SAS 70 (SAE 16)
      • NIST 880-53
      • Client Audits
      • FDIC
      • Reg Y
      • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
      • GxP - FDA - biopharmaceutical
    • Some of audit and control frameworks I have implemented:
      • COBIT
      • ISO 27000
      • ITIL
      • NIST 800-53 and other NIST
      • PMBOK
      • TOGAF
      • CMMI for Development
      • SEI’s CMM (Capability Maturity Model) for SW
      • (US DoD) Software Engineering Institute
      • PRINCE2 (Projects in Controlled Environments, v2)-UK Office of Govt Commerce (OGC)
    • Executive Leadership and Management- conducted strategic planning, goal-setting, management and execution for IT operations, IT Application Development and Client Services organizations
    • Human Resources Management- have managed multiple groups with 200+ staff
    • Operations Management- have managed Data Center Operations for mainframe and distributed platforms
    • Information Security, Privacy - managed large IS operations, strategy and incident management teams
    • Litigation Support/Expert Witness
    • Audit- Oversaw over 65 IT audits per year
    • Disaster Recovery - responsible for all DR, including failover on 9/11
    • Project Management- Major Application development
    • Financial oversight- managed budgets of up to $50 million/year
  • Privacy
    • Tor

Tor Project - researcher into network security in online communications networks, privacy and anonymity technology. I have also files FOIAs for Tor principals.

Software Applications

Some sample applications I have implemented for Fortune 500 clients or major educational institutions

  • DNA Mixtures- Boston University Biomedical Forensic Sciences Department, BU Medical School- supported by Award No. 2008-DN-BX-K158 awarded by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U. S. Department of Justice
  • Biopharmaceutical Clinical Trial System - major global Biopharmaceutical Company located in Cambridge, MA
  • Global Equity, Fixed Income, Cash and Derivative Instruments MultiCurrency Accounting Systems - major Financial Services Company located in Boston, MA, New Hampshire and and Rhode Island
  • Faculty Information System, Harvard Law School
  • Held-Away Assets, for a major asset management company in the Boston area, Major complex application to incorporate all client assets from all financial institutions
  • Global Multi-Currency Investment Company Fund Accounting system, for a major asset management company headquartered in the Boston area
  • Cash Investment Company Fund Accounting system, for a major asset management company # Professional Services
  • Project Management- Major Application development
    I am a Project Management Professional (PMP), with over 40 major and medium-sized technology projects delivered into production.