Director | Technology Enablement + Business Operations @ Ard Ri Retail Holding Company
Senior Director | Cloud Foundation + DevOps Solutions @ UnitedHealth Group
Chief Technology Officer + Managing Director @ Citi
As a highly skilled IT professional with the ability to create and manage complex execution plans, Brian Timmeny is an experienced delivery executive that has consistently delivered next generation cloud solutions, implemented DevOps foundation delivery solutions, and streamlined organizations to implement agile-at-scale across portfolio, program, and team deliver. Brian brings proven experience aligning business and IT organizations
As a highly skilled IT professional with the ability to create and manage complex execution plans, Brian Timmeny is an experienced delivery executive that has consistently delivered next generation cloud solutions, implemented DevOps foundation delivery solutions, and streamlined organizations to implement agile-at-scale across portfolio, program, and team deliver. Brian brings proven experience aligning business and IT organizations to deliver upon value driven execution strategies.
Brian is an accomplished executive, invited to speak in several forums on cloud implementation, DevOps implementation, and agile-at-scale organizational transformation. Brian possesses a distinguished background building organizations capable of complex IT and business value delivery, experience he has been fortunate to share in a variety of forums.
Brian takes pride in having transformed multiple Fortune 100 organizations to delivery agility, and DevOps standards aligning them tangibly to business priorities. He has a proven track record of conceptualizing creative plans that effectively manage complex IT programs to deliver incremental, measurable business value. As a leader, Brian has the ability to recognize talent, allowing him to consistently grow high performing teams. He is an articulate communicator, with an ability to focus teams toward a common objective. This has served him well in transforming organizations toward business-value based delivery practices.
With a focus on business outcomes, Brian utilizes appropriate delivery methodologies, cloud solutions, and DevOps engineering practices to significantly reduce operating costs and enhance segment productivity. A highly accomplished IT delivery executive, he expertly assesses delivery environments and builds innovative plans for sustainable improvements to drive faster delivery, while always maintaining focus on business value.
Sr. Director IT, Cloud Foundation & DevOps Solutions @ Oversee agile transformation, DevOps, Application Enablement, and Cloud Foundation delivery. Maintain high performance organization across several major U.S. sites, and international locations. Utilize a foundation of Scaled Agile Framework, driving strategic program delivery, resulting in faster delivery of foundational systems, digital asset and cloud provider assets. Deliver at-scale data, service, and presentation cloud asset enterprise solutions for claim, provider, and major market customer solutions. Implement DevOps enablement, next generation engineering, and cloud implementation to materially reduce release times, improve application stability and quality, and drive down delivery and maintenance costs. Implement cloud solution framework moving strategic core and provider applications from a traditional managed service delivery to an automated, elastic cloud delivery service framework. From August 2014 to Present (1 year 5 months) Hartford, Connecticut AreaSr. Director IT, Enterprise Agile Transformation & DevOps Practice Lead @ Responsible for the maturity of the current waterfall delivery model to agile-at-scale approach. Drive transition of the organization from legacy technology and delivery practices to agile-at-scale delivery practices. Implement foundational components of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Build comprehensive methodology alignment to drive effective execution across waterfall, iterative, and agile (scrum and kanban) delivery practices. Drive best practices and guidance within a single framework.
Drive modernization of delivery practices through centralized scaled agile delivery talent. Focus on aligning and growing delivery consistently across governance, portfolio, program, and team level delivery. Build and drive common, centralized talent pool and boot camp strategy to train and mature the organization to quickly drive agile and lean delivery practices.
Formed DevOps engineering standards organization to define, drive, and implement engineering and DevOps practices consistently across the enterprise. Drive consistency of delivery through delivery maturity and tool adoption, driving test driven delivery and behavior driven delivery best practices.
Created a consolidated guidance and metric organization. Transformed a traditional methodology organization into a active implementation organization, and shifted delivery model focus from process to outcome based delivery.
Implemented and matured engineering and productivity tools team to adopt and measure delivery outcomes. Drive organization to a source-of-truth reporting structure, utilizing big-data solutions and dashboard technology to easily consume real-time delivery progress at the executive, portfolio, program, and team levels.
Drive engineering and delivery transformation roadmap and maturity. Effectively guide the wider organization toward scaled delivery maturity, proving a reduction in delivery cycle time, at an improved cost basis. From December 2013 to August 2014 (9 months) Agile Practice Lead @ Oversee delivery across traditional waterfall, iterative, and agile delivery. Execute transition from traditional waterfall delivery to an adapted Scaled Agile Framework across core program initiatives. Deliver core operations (enrollment, contract/network maintenance, calculator, data integration, claim processing) solutions. Maintain high performance delivery teams across several major U.S. sites and international locations. Streamline application integration. Create program-level standards for agile enterprise alignment, application development, and business-value based delivery. From September 2012 to December 2013 (1 year 4 months) Hartford, Connecticut AreaRetail Lead, Individual & Family Plans @ Retail Lead for Cigna’s Individual Family Plan Segment, building a retail platform serving individuals and families throughout their partnership with Cigna, guiding their experience from education, shopping, and purchase, to eventual policy service. Focus on the customer experience to ensure a commitment to business value drive delivery. From September 2011 to September 2012 (1 year 1 month) Hartford, Connecticut AreaStrategy Lead, Individual & Family Plans @ Led Cigna's IT strategy definition for the Individual and Family Plan Segment. Included the definition of the required technology infrastructure required to support the ability to support individual policies. The strategy included the ability to manage current health coverage, while providing a retail portal with wrap-around coverage offering a wide variety of products to the individual. From January 2011 to September 2011 (9 months) Hartford, Connecticut AreaSenior Segment Lead @ Senior Segment Lead for Cigna’s Individual Family Plan Segment, managing on, near and off-shore resources in support of Cigna's senior segment product offerings. Responsible for claim engine activity and customer support applications. Delivery focus on application streamline and stability in support of required service level agreements to ensure appropriate support for our customers. From January 2010 to January 2011 (1 year 1 month) Hartford, Connecticut AreaInfrastructure Security Project Manager @ Infrastructure Manager responsible for several high profile security implementations. With a key focus on Cisco security technologies, managed the ongoing implementation of security infrastructure and application implementation into the enterprise environment. From August 2008 to January 2010 (1 year 6 months) Hartford, Connecticut AreaBusiness Operations, Technology Enablement Director @ Spearheaded the alignment of the 50-member Technology and Operations department. Maintained direct involvement with the Business Operations Lead in implementing business operations and reporting platform. Initiated the design, implementation, and application of custom-created integrated data management software and Web front-end management tool in streamlining operational and reporting requirements. Assumed full accountability in identifying accurate requirements, acquiring stakeholder agreement, and implementing business and technical solutions. Developed measurable processes to monitor workflow and resources. From 2003 to 2008 (5 years) Hartford, Connecticut AreaSr. Manager @ Administered operational and budget elements for multi-team projects. Managed $4.5M+ high profile project budgets. Designed multi-phase project plan for cross-continent, multiple team execution. Consistently led critical migration and integration projects, as well as hands-on project lifecycle development; provided design, technical, project plan, and milestone reviews; and worked collaboratively with clients through executive briefings. From 1996 to 2003 (7 years) Washington D.C. Metro Area
American University Brian Timmeny is skilled in: SDLC, Scrum, Agile Project Management, Program Management, Software Project Management, Release Management, Vendor Management, Risk Management, Financial Integration, Business Process Improvement, Change Control, Project Portfolio Management, IT Strategy, Team Leadership, Organizational Development
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