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Visionary ~ Executor ~ Strategic ~ Delivery ~ Innovation

CTO/SVP/VP/Chief Scientist/Executive Director/Chief Enterprise Architect/Advisor to CEOs & CIOs

Proven senior technology executive with 25 years of experience part visionary & innovator, part executor, and
part product/solution delivery in the large, mid-size& startups. Equally comfortable running technology teams and
introducing innovative & disruptive solutions. Passionate about leading high-growth technology businesses that
benefit from my expertise in innovation, the product life cycle, complex e-commerce, big data, software engineering,
enterprise architecture, analytics, and mobile & cloud based architecture/design/implementation.
Champion disruption and cultural improvements through collaboration, partnerships, innovation, big thinking.

Led end to end function of the entire Engineering and Product groups
Technology Strategy/Roadmap Plan ~ Enterprise Architecture Design ~ Agile Development Process
Modernization & Rationalization Legacy Applications ~ Standardized Development Tools/Processes
TOGAF & ITIL Methodology Implementation ~ Infrastructure Modernization ~ SAS ~BI Reports ~ SAP
Production Efficiency (increased availability to 99.99%) ~ Database Strategies/Cost Reductions
Design/Implementation of Data Warehouse ~ Big Data ~ Digital OMNI Channels Design & Implementation.
Transformational & Innovational Solutions Leadership
Provide leadership for the research and development of new products/projects. Apply advanced expertise as
a strategic leader in the development of new product, new solution, feasibility study, new POCs.
Led& delivered a large number of transformational& innovational POSs& Pilots Projects, such as:

Cisco Introduced Intelligent Network Solution & Cisco Network Provisioning.

Cisco Designed/implemented Directory Services for Cloud Computing.
Bank of America Introduced first Home Banking implementation & Internet Banking.
Identix Designed/implemented Bio-metric Security devices.
Chase Implemented New Generation of Middleware & ERP; managed 18MM daily transactions.
Nationwide Insurance Delivered a new generation of Internet & E-Commerce.
Kaiser Rationalizations for 4500 applications.
PSCU Introduced Private Cloud, SDLC, Agile, Automation, SaaS, IaaS &I PaaS.
Enterprise Architecture Design & Implementation
Led End-to-End logical & Physical, Process & Governance, Standards for Enterprise Architecture.
PSCU Applications, Integration, Portal, Security, API Management, Hyper Cloud Architecture & Implementations.
AT&T Strategic Database Architecture ~ Cisco Cloud Provisioning & Directory Services(SaaS)
Cisco Networking Architecture ~ Chase E2E Retail Banking &Integration Architecture
Bank of America Enterprise Retail Banking Architecture/Integration
Product Delivery Leadership-50 Major IT Projects Delivery
Very strong experience in all stages of our product engineering lifecycle across different product (Delivered
more than 50 products& applications at the large, Mid-size & Start Up companies
PSCU Delivery of Middleware/Portal/Analytics ~ Nationwide Insurance 50 State Internet Implementation
AT&T (the Internet) Database MDM, LDM, Enterprise Data Dictionary Services ~ Chase Middleware
Cisco Directory Enabled Networking product & delivery of Directory Services for Cloud
Bank of America Home Banking/Billing products Payments ~ Identix Bio Metrics Security Products
Team Building & Leadership, Talent Attracting, Mentoring& leading
Attract, retain, engage and develop world class engineering capability. Lead, coach, develop and inspire
technology leaders and individual contributors across the organization.
Track record of building teams & continuously shipping product; teams from 2 to 480 staff; multinational settings.
Responsible for up to 13MM lines of code (availability 99.99); budgets from $500K to $100MM. Fostered great team

confidence, independence and creativity while providing technical leadership and mentoring Enjoyed fierce loyalties from team
members and appreciation from peers Exhibited strong teamwork by collaborating closely with customers, partners.


Start Up Companies Experience
Caspian Technical Group (CEO); Designed & Created Fast Track Technical Training Curriculum (Bank of
America, Wells Forgo) Java Programing, Networking, Database, Infrastructure, Architecture courses.
12 Enterpuring-Incubator (CTO) Led, Architected, Designed & Delivered 2 new companies
I-building (Provide software to control, energy consumption & security for very large buildings
Grant Central (Provide networking infrastructure for small & mid-size Companies, based on subscription).
Core Technical Competencies:
TOGAF 9, ITIL V3, SOA, Agile/SCRUM, PMI/PMBOK, Unified Process, BPM.
SOA Platforms: Oracle SOA Suite 12c/11g, Apache/JBoss (Service Mix, Camel, Spring, ActiveMQ),
Cloud Platforms: Amazon AWS, Google App Engine, Heroku, Docker, Mesosphere and Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry
Application Frameworks and Specifications: Java EE, .NET, Spring, Typesafe Platform (Scala/Akka/Play!), REST,
Spark, Hadoop, NoSQL/MongoDB. IBM WebSphere, LifeRay,Portal, WCM, Automation tools such as: Jira, Confluence,
Git, Rational Rose, Bamboo, Message Broker, MQ, Data Power, Cisco UCS. HP Open -View, IBM Tivoli

PSCU Financial St. Petersburg, FL

2012 2015

One of nations largest credit union service organizations; provides specialized services to 800+ credit unions.

Chief Technology Officer; Vice President

Led technology strategy/roadmap, operations, deliveries, availability, disaster-recovery data center,
production supports, SQA, testing & metrics.
Design/implementation of enterprise architecture, methodology, governance, TOGAF/ITIL & Agile Scrum.
Created Center of Excellence for cloud/analytic/big data/mobile/social media/ERP/digital payments.
Reduced/rationalized cost of IT operations/advancements, vendor selection, R&D & outsourcing.
Led technology to new generation of Big Data, Analytics, Mobile, Social Media & Digital Payments.
Introduced enterprise single sign on, directory of services, and enterprise integration platform.
Implemented enterprise portal, content management, UX & UI for all Omni channels.
Cisco System San Jose, CA
2009 2012
Technology Executive, Enterprise Business & Technology Directory, Cloud & Social Media
Led strategy/design/implementation of platform for provisioning/fulfillments automated processing for IaaS.
Designed/implemented centralized Directory Services as one source of truth for all services/products.
Led cross-functional teams of technology/business/engineering/products/vendor partners.
Partnered with internal process owners to identify business requirements led architecture, design, prototype
development and implementation of Enterprise Portfolio Management Directory Services.
Reduced total cost of ownership by 24%; shortened delivery time; increased efficiency by 30%.
Kaiser Permanente Pleasanton, CA
Executive Director of Enterprise Architecture
Drove portfolio optimization and rationalization effort; collaborated with application owners.
Crafted measurable metric solution; delivered portfolio services management reporting system.
Led virtual team; developed metrics to identify redundant applications (ERP, CRM) & life cycle growth metrics.
Nationwide Insurance Columbus, OH
2005 2007
Enterprise Technical Architect; Vice President of e-Commerce Delivery
Led architecture/implementation of enterprise SOA & SaaS-based infrastructure governance processes.
Implemented new-generation E-commerce, ERP & Web 2 Platforms (led 268 people) and scalable web-based
platform for 10MM new users; also established an agile scrum methodology.
Delivered new generations of content-based Contract Center & enterprise SOA & SaaS-based products.
Led implementation of new Internet platform with scalability from 10 states to 50 states (400% market share
increase); delivered 13MM lines of code.


JPMorgan Chase & Company New York, NY & Columbus, OH
2002 2004
Vice President, Enterprise Infrastructure
Led/maintained $40MM in annual technology development; multiple platforms running 29 systems processing
back end systems with 18MM critical, secure daily transactions for 29 sales channels and 18MM+ daily.
Managed 4 infrastructure platforms (MQ, COBAL, WebSphere, EBS).
Created new generation of shared, virtual, on-demand infrastructure; reduced labor cost by 30%.
Established comprehensive outsourcing risk management program; performed third-party due diligence.
Designed& implemented Loan procession platform, supported by billing engine
Identix Bio-Metrics Security Dublin, CA
2001 2002
Senior Vice President of P&L, Operations & Engineering
Drove/designed/implemented high availability security solutions & bio-metric networking platforms.
Led engineering team; designed/delivered next-generation bio-metric security devices for airports.
Managed repository of 200MM files and the connection/integration of the FBI database.
Led integration/connection to Homeland Security database & transactions.
12 Entrepreneuring San Francisco, CA
2000 2001
Chief Technical Officer & Principal
Drove development/architecture of next-generation Web2 & virtualizes-based Service provider platform.
Led design/implementation of new Internet-based company called I building smart web-based system
utilized to minimize energy consumption for very large real estate operations.
Managed design/implementation of new subscription-based networking company called Grand Central.
Bank of America concord, CA
1997 2000
Senior Vice President, E-Commerce; Chief Enterprise Architect on Retail Bank
Design/implementation of On-Line Banking project; provided real-time Internet banking to 135MM users.
Led design/implementation of IBM WebSphere middleware to manage back-end mainframe (CISCS & IMS).
Participated in integration of Nationwide and Bank of Americas data centers, applications & Framework.
Led merger/acquisition of Bank of America data centers with national Bank.
Additional Professional Experience

Experienced in deriving innovative software engineering practices in an agile, iterative and

waterfall development process.
Led strategy/architecture/design/implementation of a rich, interactive, game-based user interface design/process,
which supported ISO 9241 & 9000 standard recommendations and best practices for millions of internal/externals
users, as well as Web2 content/tools. Increased user satisfaction from 84% to 98% with 100% adoption.
Recognized industry expert; Technology Whos Who, member of e-Government Advisory board of the United Nations
and the IEEE computer committee, OMG, ACM, ASM, WWW, OSS, Java One, Open Source, Security Architecture.
Significant financial acumen; able to assess critical situations and craft realistic solutions to minimize cost and
maximize results. Have implemented solid agile software development practices for client-side and server-side
applications, mobile device applications, cloud-based application products, and Enterprise IT Security Architecture.
Successful history of hiring/motivating/mentoring/retaining world-class software engineering talent, including
product managers, SMEs, application architects, designers, testers, DBAs, UI, and documentation writers.
Led a distributed development organization across multiple locations, delivering
global-ready offerings in US, India, Russia and emerging markets.
Doctorate of Philosophy (with honor), The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1983-GPA:3:55
Master of Science (with honors), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1978-GPA: 3:75
Bachelor of Science (with honors), Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, 1974-GPA:3.89