Enterprise Architect @ Business Technology Architects
President @ T&A Consulting, Inc.
An accomplished Senior IT Executive, Technologist, and IT Architect with a proven record to facilitate Corporate success through Leadership, Perseverance; utilizing Technology, Global IT program management, architectural standards, structure and design by migrating Enterprises from IT-Centric to Business-Centric Portfolio solution offerings. A consistent history of dramatically reducing costs, improving overall department efficiency and team-orientated support, while ensuring
An accomplished Senior IT Executive, Technologist, and IT Architect with a proven record to facilitate Corporate success through Leadership, Perseverance; utilizing Technology, Global IT program management, architectural standards, structure and design by migrating Enterprises from IT-Centric to Business-Centric Portfolio solution offerings. A consistent history of dramatically reducing costs, improving overall department efficiency and team-orientated support, while ensuring improvement in IT performance, resilience, redundancy and scalability.
Twenty years of hands-on experience with a deep knowledge of IT Architecture including WAN, LAN, MAN and SAN network topologies, system applications, ERP business applications, development environments, servers, operating systems, such as Linux and Windows, virtualization using private and public Cloud both hybrid and stand alone, BYOD, telecommunications, Unified Communications, video conferencing, IaaS, SaaS and PaaS, datacenter design, and Global facility construction projects.
VP IT, Dir IT, Chief IT Solutions Architect, Chief Enterprise Architect @ I am looking for a new contract or permanent position, I have over 20 years of IT related experience from systems like windows architecture to deep knowledge of networking infrastructures. I can do cop to crop and my rates are competitive. Please take a look at my resume and contact me.
Thank You From March 2015 to Present (8 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaPresident @ A consulting firm, self-owned and operated, focusing on Enterprise IT Business Solutions and operations with accompanying Technology solutions. Customers include: Fastpoint Games, Safeway, Westfield, Mattel, and Southern California Edison, to name a few.
T&A Focuses on how to streamline IT business into a Business-Centric Portfolio based solutions provider as well as implementation of high end technologies to fulfill on business requirements.
Specialties are business re-organization and operations, team synergy with by-committee based involvement, with resource management and budget analysis for cost savings while improving overall performance. Cooperation among all departments and vendor relations
Technologies from high-end redundant scalable network solutions, best of breed system and server infrastructure, public and private Cloud based services (such as EC2, VMware, UCS, Openstack), ERP and Business application optimization and delivery, application environment development, network optimization for resiliency, redundancy and scalability, From September 2009 to Present (6 years 2 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaChief Enterprise Architect @ Overall architecture of a international business, designing infrastructure to optimize IT business function globally. From December 2014 to March 2015 (4 months) Las Vegas, Nevada AreaConsultant, Systems Architecture and Architect. @ Working with WWT under T&A Consulting is a highly visible job for the county of Los Angeles, as we help implement full IT services for the hospital. Using top of the line technology our goal is to have MLK to have a fully automated, high speed, reliable infrastructure including all of the regulations for a hospital which requires high level of availability as patients lives are on the line. From May 2014 to September 2014 (5 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaConsultant, Chief Architect @ Direct report to CTO
Developed an IT Technology Portfolio called Mattel Managed IT Services (MMITS), a full-featured well-defined turnkey solution allowing Mattel Business and IT to choose from SKU based portfolio products for deployment with 3rd party integrators or internal staff. This includes Site builds, Server Builds and Security Builds. Each Portfolio product has a complete set of documentation, accompanying architecture, support policies and BOM specifications.
Designed 30 EU sites ranging from office space to distribution plants based fully on MMITS IT portfolio, with costing and timelines for integration to be completed during 2014.
Facilitated several VAR’s to become integrators for MMITS.
Redesigned and implemented Cisco WaaS Globally.
Created an Architecture Committee sanctioned to define, document and standardize MMITS solutions for Business, Operations and Production staff. From October 2013 to February 2014 (5 months) El Segundo, Los Angeles, CAIT Consultant, Chief Architect US Region @ Consultant for Westfield, LLC: Chief IT Architect, Developed IT Business-Centric Managed Services portfolios (ITIL v3 BSM) called Westfield Managed Services (WFMS) standardising on offerings for business to with turnkey well defined designs and operational and business support.
Developed US region WiFi Meraki initiative, developed and deployed coordinated with construction and vendors for integration for over 1 million sq/ft. of shopping mall space across the US.
Lead Architect for a $20 Million dollar relocation of corporate offices in Los Angeles, California, responsible for overall IT budget, architecture, design, scheduling, testing, and deployment. Defined over 20 day one objectives and technologies for the move, including a resilient, scalable air-separated by floor, multi-egress, 10,000+ port network with ISE security for both physical and wireless access, BYOD solutions via MDM, tapped IDS and performance monitoring, SIP telephony for seamless migration of existing numbers, Multicast Wi-Fi and Unified Communications and Cisco Tandberg/Telepresence Video integration to name a few.
Deeply involved in all day to day IT business, Architecture, Production and Troubleshooting issues. From September 2011 to November 2013 (2 years 3 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaDirector IT, Technology @ Built entire network, 20 virtual ESX server chassis, with EMC Storage and application development environment to support 100,000+ fantasy sports players. No single outage for over 2 years of operation.
UCS blade chassis, Dell chassis, Open Stack, VMware, Ruby on Rails, Java, Linux Cent-OS, Windows AD, Exchange 2010, BigIP F5, Cisco Switching and Multi-Home Routing.
Saved millions Annually with redesign of Infrastructure and Technology operations. From August 2008 to January 2012 (3 years 6 months) Century City, Los AngelesChief Consultant, Network and System Architecture @ Configuration and troubleshooting of UCS, Nexus 7000, 5000, 2000 Mesh (NX-OS)
30+ Racks with ESX Servers integration and Virtualization, 3 tiers Checkpoint firewalls, 6 zones per Tier (or PODS)
EMC and other storage interconnected via FEX (5K), running UCS Manager
Best of class configuration, protocols included OSPF, vPC, BGP, multicast. From 2011 to 2011 (less than a year) Phoenix, Arizona AreaDirector IT, Technology, Chief Architect @ Accountable for all network and systems architecture, servers, OS, engineering budget and purchasing to name a few.
Saved over 2 million dollars ($2,000,000) annually with architecture re0design and telecommunication consolidation and billing analysis and MPLS migration.
Saved millions by establishing an IT Finance department to manage IT accounts receivable with check and balance analysis of all bills to ensure proper billing.
Architected and Deployed online wagering system for a 2 Billion dollar, 75,000 user real-time horse racing wagering application, including Networks, Systems, and Telecommunications for both US and Curacao operations; further, designed the infrastructure for SLA of 99.99% uptime, as failure was not an option when wagering in a single day could be in the 100's of millions.
Moved local datacenter to Terremark, FL with Zero downtime during transition, instituted application virtualization with VMware and ESX servers reducing rack space from 40 to 4.
Developed live streaming architecture with 640x480 x 25-30fps RTP web streams simultaneously for 30 US horse tracks.
Ensured SOX™ and PCI™ compliance.
Team consisted of over 30 staff from Network, System, NOC and Application development From August 2003 to July 2009 (6 years) Woodland Hills, Los AngelesVP Technology @ Boutique consulting company specialising in high level application, infrastructure and business IT solutions.
Chief Architect for largest Chilean ISP in Latin America implementing entire Cable Modem full featured ISP with 3 million user’s day one.
Architecture and design for twenty (20) ASEAN nation 500,000 sq./ft. data centers with interconnections, designs were utilized by UK ministry of technology.
Designed and deployed WorldSpy a Free online provider, with 5 Million Users, eventually bought by Juno. From 1999 to 2003 (4 years) Studio City, Los Angeles
B.S.E.E.T, Electronic Engineering Technologist, Computer Science, 3.5 GPA @ DeVry Institute of Technology From 1988 to 1991 Alex Paoli is skilled in: IT Business Management, IT Business Strategy, IT Management, IT Strategy, Strategic Planning, Team Leadership, IT Financial Management, Enterprise Architecture, Architectures, Customer Service, Managed Services, ITIL v3 Foundations..., IT Network and Systems..., ITaaS, SaaS, Enterprise Software, Data Center, Networking, Cisco Technologies, Cisco UCS, Nexus, Firewalls, ASA, F5 BigIP, Telecommunications, VoIP, MPLS, Cloud Computing, VMware Infrastructure, Virtualization, VMware, XenServer, Servers, Microsoft Technologies, Active Directory, SharePoint, SAN, Operating Systems, Linux, Ruby on Rails, MySQL, Oracle, JIRA, Scrum, Content Management, System Architecture, VMware ESX, Cisco ACI, OpenStack, Hybrid Cloud
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