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Michael Stanford, PhD

Granite Bay, California 95746


Vice President Information Technology / Chief Information Officer

Comprehensive experience in IT leadership and strategic direction (15+ years), including extensive history at Intel.
Exceptional understanding of how to identify key operational goals in order to develop and implement targeted
programs and projects that maximize ROI and maintain the highest levels of security. Dedicated professional with a
doctorate in Organizational Leadership / Information Systems & Technology.

Strategic Analysis & Planning Project Management Organizational Leadership Risk Management
Budgeting & Cost Control P&L Responsibility Network Infrastructure Innovation Programs
Program Development Negotiations Collaborative Teamwork Communication Skills


2014 Present
Information Technology Director
Lead the IT strategies and initiatives for the organization through budget planning, project management, team
supervision, and stakeholder partnerships. Negotiation with vendors to secure the best prices for equipment and
software purchases.
Developed and implemented a customer service platform. Implemented a new phone system across the state
of California and Nevada supporting 90 large scale residential complexes, increased network bandwidth and
provided easy access to all enterprise desktop applications. Cost savings $750k per year.
Designed, established, and maintained a network infrastructure for local and wide area connectivity and
remote access.
2009 2014
Enterprise Risk Management Director
Responsible for the full management of the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC), supervision, planning,
organization, and direction. Led projects from inception to completion, including working with internal and external
stakeholders. Developed teams though effective recruitment, training, and evaluations.
Managed the IT Modernization Program, a $202MM initiative and the largest program within the department.
Completed IT projects: California legislative projects Assembly Bill (AB) 2408 eMail Migration, Data Center
Consolidation, CalATERS, Investigations Case Management System Modernization Project, and the
Centralized Customer Appointment System.
2007 2008
Information Technology Director
Managed a team of 12 technology experts and took personal responsibility for ITs impact on other departments.
Directed strategic planning for hardware and software installed to ensure information was available to the organization.
Managed budgets in excess of $120MM while also maximizing ROI.
Negotiated $100k in contract savings and implemented state-of-art telephony system with VoIP technology.
Delivered 12 carrier enhancements and integrated key programs to support $2MM positive impact on P&L.
Improved IT organization productivity by 30% via introduction of PMP.
Developed ID Badge Implementation Strategy; implemented a foolproof physical security program (35 days).
1984 2006
IT Director
Led the IT organizational strategy by partnering with corporate infrastructure, business units and functional leaders.
Responsible for internal systems design, programming, applications telecommunications, networks, data center
operations, desktop support services, data warehouse, and enterprise-wide systems. Recruited team members to fulfill
necessary roles and engaged in innovative programs to boost overall effectiveness, security, and system reliability.
Directed a production support team with 150 personnel throughout the US, Greater Europe, and Asia.


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Business Operations Manager

Oversaw day-to-day operations of Strategy and Development Group (7 key technology strategists) in IT Innovation
strategy. Developed portfolio management strategy, including budgeting, forecasting, staff assignments, status
reporting, and quarterly objective writing for CIO approval.
Partnered with healthcare consortium (doctors, administrators and technologists) to identify technical solutions
to implement X-ray system interface for computer system display.
o Reduced X-ray delivery from weeks to minutes.
o Provided technology design to monitor patients remotely, including remote telephony capability.
Honors: Intel Division Recognition Award (1986-2001) for Data Center Move, Infrastructure Implementations,
Software/Hardware installations / Intel Achievement Award (2003) Program: Automated Operations /
Presidents Council: Lifetime Volunteerism Award (2006) / Sacramento Father of the Year Award (2005)
Previous Intel Roles: Enterprise Production Support Manager; Enterprise Disaster Recovery Business Continuity


Doctor of Management: Organizational Leadership/Information Systems & Technology
University of Phoenix, Sacramento, CA
Certified Identity Theft & Risk Management Specialist, CITRMS
Certified Instructor Organization Transition Management, William Bridges

Internal Systems Audit Control Association (ISACA) (previous roles - President; Membership Director)

Operating Systems: Windows 7, 8/8.1, Server 2003, 2008, 2008R2, 2012 and
OS/RHEL 5, 6, Ubuntu 12 & 13

2012R2; OSX v10.0 10.10.3, Cent

Networking: TCP/IP, Ethernet, VPN, SCP, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, Telnet, FTP, SFTP, Remote Desktop, Cisco, HP
Procurve, WebEx and VNC
Scripting Languages: PowerShell, Java, Java Script, UNIX, Linux, HTML, and PHP
Software: Nimsoft Infrastructure Manager, Altiris, Vantive, Front Range, SalesLogix, PeopleSoft, SAP, Sophos
Safeguard Encryption, Sophos Endpoint Security, Symantec Endpoint Protection, McAfee/Norton Virus Protection
(Macintosh & Windows), Symantec Enterprise Vault 10.01, Norton Ghost, Beachhead Security Software, ESET, Adobe
Creative Suite 6 (Acrobat Professional, Photoshop, Dreamweaver), Lavasoft Ad-Aware, Spybot Search and Destroy
Microsoft Office (2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2011 for Macintosh), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft
Outlook, Microsoft SharePoint 2007, 2010 and Microsoft Exchange (2003, 2007, 2010, and 2013), PatchLink, and
Virtualization Technologies: VMware ESX/ESXi 3.5 5.5 6.5, VCenter, Citrix Xen Server 5 6.2, Citrix XenCenter,
Citrix XenApp, VMware Fusion Pro 5, 6, VMware Workstation 9, 10, VMware View