I am a software engineering leader with over 20 years of experience building teams, defining and executing strategy, and delivering large B2B SaaS platforms and products in Healthcare/Wellness, Insurance, Supply Chain & Retail. My passion is leading high performance engineering teams. I like challenges - if it is simple it is too boring for me. I started career as a software engineer, grew into an architect and then into an engineering leader. Built and led global software development teams, platform architecture, product strategy, application engineering, technical operations, design, security, change management, vendor management, recruitment, governance and delivery. My career has been with all sizes of engineering teams from startups to mid size software B2B companies. -10+ years of SaaS engineering leadership experience with modern platform experience. -10+ years of hybrid cloud experience (4+years in AWS and 4+ years in Azure with cloud native technologies) on multi petabyte size, large scale software platforms with microservices based modern application stacks, streaming ingestion, containerization(Kubernetes), IaaS/PaaS and managed cloud services, continuous automation, delivery thru DevOps/CloudOps and a modern UX in web/mobile. -ML/Predictive modeling experience with 10+ years in big data technologies -Experience managing global budgets and scaling engineering teams -Experience recruit, coach, mentor and building global organizations in US, EU, UK, India and China. -Experience supporting enterprise business customers in US, Canada, EU, UK, Asia and LATAM. -Experience driving client engagement, customer requirements supporting key strategic clients as a technology thought leader/partner for program/roadmap development, partner with Products/Marketing for implementing GTM strategies. -Experience with global M&A as well as technology and platform integrations. My specialties : Engineering | Operations | Strategy | Cloud Architecture | SaaS/PaaS/Enterprise Software | Application Platforms/UX | Data Science/ML/AI | Infrastructure Planning/Strategy | Automation/Delivery | Process Improvement | Analytics/Data lakes/Ingestion | Distributed Database | B2B/B2C | Web | Mobile App | Agile Project Management | Architecture/Design | Product Roadmap | Vendor management | Recruitment | Governance/Compliance | Systems/Security | Supply Chain/Retail/Finance | M&A | Global
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At Virgin Pulse, we’re passionate about changing lives and businesses for good®. We want to make a difference in the world by helping people be their best, every day, at work and home. As the world's #1 health and wellbeing platform, Virgin Pulse impacts over 100 million people globally in 21 languages across 190 countries. Featuring the industry’s only true Homebase for Health® that unifies and simplifies the health and wellbeing journey, Virgin Pulse fuses high-tech, high-touch, predictive analytics, AI and data to support clients and members across the entire health, wellbeing and benefits lifecycle— including screening and assessment, activation, behavior change, adoption of sustainable, healthy habits, benefits navigation, condition management, gaps in care closure and digital therapeutics. 6,000+ organizations, including 25% of the Global Fortune 500 trust Virgin Pulse. Lead all R&D, Engineering, cloud and infrastructure operations.
Retail Solutions Inc (an IRI Company)
Mar 2017 - Jan 2021
Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi) is a large point of sale retail B2B SaaS data platform hosted and built on a 100% cloud native lakehouse architecture in Azure. RSi turns retailer data into opportunity – in the store, on the shelf and with shoppers worldwide. RSi provides AI/ML based retail data science, predictive analytics, SaaS products, solutions and a multi petabyte data management platform which helps top retailers and CPG companies manage their supply chain and marketing initiatives to drive sales results. Each day, the RSi platform processes billions of records from over 290+ major retailers in more than 350,000+ physical store locations around the world, e-commerce and turns this data into actionable insights and streaming analytics for immediate, automated decision-making. More than 500 global retailers and CPG companies trust RSi and use the RSi Cloud Platform for data science, decision making and analytics. Held direct responsibility for comprehensive management of end-to-end product and technology initiatives, strategy, and architecture, among others for 500+ clients on a global basis. Reported directly to the CEO collaborating extensively with the executive team and oversee multiple organizations – global Engineering, Data Science, Quality Assurance, Dev/Cloud Operations with roughly a 200+ headcount in global development centers based out of US, UK, China and India. Work directly with C-level Executives and Sales leadership to better support overall organization strategies, direction, sales, and direct client engagements.
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