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Michael J. Cain 6388 Coors Lane * Arvada, CO 80004 * 720-490-0121 * mc5e6f70@westpost.

net Accomplished leader with a strong track record of implementing and managing tech nology to solve critical business problems SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS * Held highly successful positions of CTO, VP of Engineering, Sr. Director and D irector for both fortune 100 companies and SMBs. * Possess extensive experience in the Information Technology environment, with p roven expertise in Solutions Architecture, Solutions Engineering, Solutions Impl ementation, Product Development, Program and Project Management, Budget Manageme nt, Lease Management, Procurement and Vendor Management. * Successful background in architecting and implementing Compute, Storage, Netwo rk, Desktop, Backup and Recovery, SaaS and PaaS solutions for both IT infrastruc tures and customer facing products. * Proven budget manager with a track record of reducing cost year over year. * Hands-on team leader with excellent communication and motivation skills. Goal oriented with the ability to motivate others to achieve objectives. * Continually recognized with positions of increasing responsibility for outstan ding achievement. PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND Teksolve LLC, Arvada, CO Apr 2009 - Present Principal and VP of Engineering * Formed a partner company to provide SAAS and PAAS application integration and support to the SMB market. * Took responsibility for developing partner and reseller relationships with sup pliers of data protection solutions, data backup solutions, database solutions a nd CRM solutions. * Engage with customers to provide problem discovery and deliver a solutions arc hitecture to address their issues. PeakData LLC, Niwot, CO Chief Technology Officer Mar 2007 - Mar 2009

* Sought out by Peak to develop and execute on an eighteen month strategy roadma p to move the company from a hardware centric VAR to a services centric VAR. Com pleted transition in 15 months. * Led the development team in creating storage virtualization and data replicati on IP and services target at the Enterprise IT market. * Provided technical guidance and project management support for the company-wid e user migration from Windows Server 2000 to 2003 R2. Qwest Information Technologies, Denver, CO Jan 2004 - Feb 2007 Sr. Director of Operations and Engineering * Provided leadership for an on-shore and off-shore staff with primary responsib ilities for engineering, architecture, implementation and support of the compute , storage, network, messaging, application infrastructure, critical systems infr astructures and budget management, across the US data centers. * Directed support for over 1000 applications running on UNIX, Linux and Windows platforms in both a virtual and standalone configuration with over 3PB of SAN, NAS and iSCSI storage. * Responsible for the architectural oversight, governance and compliance managem ent of the outsourced IBM Global Services IT Operations environment and produced a 10% cost reduction three years running by initiating efficiency solutions. * Led the server and data center consolidation KPIs and produced year over year cost savings of $17 million by eliminating servers and data center floor space. * Reduced the IT Operations hardware and software budget by $65 million over a 3 year period by engineering and implementing server, storage and backup virtuali

zation solutions. * Successfully managed the company-wide user migration (40K users) from Windows Server 2000 to 2003 R2. Qwest Hosting Services, Denver, CO Feb 2001 - Dec 2003 Sr. Director of Operations and Engineering * Provided leadership and architectural direction for an engineering staff respo nsible for developing, implementing product solutions for customers and hosting center infrastructure solutions for 12 US and 3 European Hosting Centers. * Drove the architecture, engineering, implementation and tier III support of cu stomer facing compute, storage and disaster recovery products as directed by the Business Development organization. * Directed and participated in pre-sales engineering support for the US sales or ganization to architect customer solutions. * Was the key interface to Qwest Cyber Solutions (QCS) to architect and engineer the support systems for their custom ERP solutions based on Oracle, SAP, Ariba, Concur and Siebel infrastructures. Solutions generated $30 million in yearly sa les. EDUCATION and TRAINING Boston State College - 1969-1971 Sylvania Technical College - 1975-1977, AS in Computer Technology KEYWORDS Leadership, Technology, Computer, Information Technology, Program Management, Pr oject Management, Supervisor, Director, Management, VP, Telecommunications, Proc urement