Bachelors Degree in Computer Information Science

December 1994 – New Jersey Institute of Technology, MLK Blvd., Newark, NJ

 

Management curriculum at American Management Association

NYC, January 2000 – March 2001

education

Victory Schools - IT Director - 2004 to 2011

Single-handed management and implementation of all technology aspects

Management of up to seventeen (17) charter schools and three (3) corporate offices in NYC, CHICAGO & PA

Entire spectrum of management including budgets, tech support, phone help desk and on-site technicians at each client

Full design & rebuild of entire wired/wireless network infrastructure for each school and all corporate offices

Disaster recovery, automated backup systems, standardized hardware and software, school system images creation

Complete rebuild of Victory Schools infrastructure through Virtualization – 30 virtual servers and multiple sites

Daily project management with installers, VAR’s, Department of Education, ISP’s and Telephony companies

Development of standards compliant technology plans for the schools, and managed the e-Rate program

Reporting directly and only to the company’s COO/Managing Director

Standardized all of Victory Schools with reliable and properly warranted equipment to reduce cost of ownership

Converted multiple schools from PC’s to Apple Mac’s in a server/client configuration and with custom scripting

Developed crucial manufacturer relationships (Apple and Lenovo) as well as with strong Fortune 500 VAR’s

Deployed PowerSchool, MS Dynamics, SharePoint and Exchange services to both Victory and all the schools

Developed training programs and presentation materials to educate clients in new technologies as well as lifecycles

SemoTech - Consultant - 2003 to Present

Management of large scale projects focused on Microsoft Technologies, including sale and services | Support of NJSLEOA (Law Enforcement Organization in NJ) in all Technology Aspects | Hardware and Software Firewall configurations and troubleshooting ( PIX & Check Point Firewall-1 )| Technical sales presentations for both hardware and software products to small and midrange corporate clients | Strong emphasis on MS Windows & Exchange 2k3 with complete Virus (McAfee) and Spam (GFI) integrated protection | Web design project management while providing complete web and email hosting services | On-Site technical consulting, working with both private and corporate clients | General project management and network / security analysis for corporate clients | Turn-key customized eCommerce web development services: http://store.semotech.com | Technical troubleshooting of software, hardware, networking and security problems on site and remotely | Setup and management of Red Hat Linux multi-function Servers utilizing the Webmin and cPanel control systems

Global Leisure - IT Director - 2001 to 2003

ObjectSoft - VP of IT - 1997 to 2001

Find/SVP - IT Manager - 1997 to 1997

R/GA - IT Administrator - 1995 to 1997

CyberMetrics - IT Director - 1996 to 1997

experience

IT Manager – IT Director – Information Technology Vice President (VP) – Chief Information Officer (CIO), Information Technology senior management.

 

Executive position in a leading multinational organization, contributing business value by developing and executing a strategic long-term vision, while leading the firm to achieve measurable business results and growth through effective management of the IT portfolio of investments. A strong desire to transform “as-is” organizations into “to-be” market and industry leaders.

objective

Driven, analytical, astute and business savvy executive level technology strategist with 25+ years of experience in designing, managing and implementing cutting-edge technology projects, information systems, and technology support services. Strengths include:

  • Strategic Planning/Scheduling
  • Coordination of departments
  • Project Management
  • Creative problem solving
  • Design/Implementation
  • Strategic cost savings

skillset

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Mr. Semo’s Bio

 

Mr. Semo’s Resume

 

Mr. Semo’s Bio & Resume

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