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Ed CITP

Global Head of Online Optimisation @ Vodafone Group Services

SAFe Product manager for Omni-Channel Content Management (contract) at Vodafone

Bath, United Kingdom

Ranked #993 out of 19,860 for Global Head of Online Optimisation in United States

Ed CITP's Work Experience

Vodafone Group Services

Global Head of Online Optimisation

January 2012 to Present

London, United Kingdom

Vodafone Group Services Ltd

Principal Manager: Online Infrastructure CoE

October 2010 to December 2012

Vodafone

Principal Manager: Virtualisation and Development Services

May 2009 to September 2010

Ed CITP's Education

University of Southampton

MBA Business Administration

1992 to 1998

University of Wales, Aberystwyth

MSc Biochemistry

1986 to 1988

King's College, Taunton

1979 to 1984

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Vodafone Group Services

• Setup and delivered the online optimisation program to measuring online performance across 7 key user journeys over 21 markets, and driving online performance improvements. Achieved a 50% reduction in average page load times across the whole of Vodafone Group (21 markets) within 6 months. • Delivered commercial and technical reporting, including to board level. • Direct...

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About Ed CITP

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A well seasoned Enterprise Architect and Senior Manager with 15 years experience in enterprise architecture, Service Oriented Architecture, Infrastructure, Cloud, Application and Integration architectures, technical governance, and program delivery across several industry sectors, but primarily in Telecommunications. Edward’s focus has always been on ensuring the right solution is delivered for the customer. This professional approach, backed by both Fellowship of the British Computing Society and an MBA, has resulted in a proven track record of delivering results while working at the interface between the technical and commercial sides of the business.Global Head of Online Optimisation @ • Setup and delivered the online optimisation program to measuring online performance across 7 key user journeys over 21 markets, and driving online performance improvements. Achieved a 50% reduction in average page load times across the whole of Vodafone Group (21 markets) within 6 months. • Delivered commercial and technical reporting, including to board level. • Direct team management and indirect management of resources in local markets. • Assessed and provided recommendations on optimisation technologies including Search Engine Optimisation, Real User Monitoring, Front End Optimisation, Content Delivery Network. Built business cases for future service expansion. From January 2012 to Present (4 years) London, United KingdomPrincipal Manager: Online Infrastructure CoE @ Defined and setup the Online Infrastructure CoE, including governance processes, templates and design guidance for Online Component development and delivery teams (including PCI-DSS). Increased efficiency and effectiveness by integrated the Infrastructure CoE with Application CoE. Delivered deployment and Cloud strategy for Online, covering internal /external, public/private, and budgeting options. Worked in conjunction with key suppliers. Drove the internal Cloud delivery as the initial customer for the service. Provided cloud requirements and managed their delivery to the Online Program. Delivered external Cloud pilot for Online Search using Google Search Appliance. Provided key input and review into the overall Vodafone Technology Cloud strategy. Delivered Infrastructure governance and quality review of all Online core component and Local market deployment designs. Delivered architectural reviews and audits of key components such as Vodfone.Com and Partner Market solutions. From October 2010 to December 2012 (2 years 3 months) Principal Manager: Virtualisation and Development Services @ Leading an international team prototyping an internal "Cloud" environment to deliver business productivity through agile and cost effective hosting of internally and externally facing applications. Managing the operational rollout of SharePoint collaboration cabability to iternal users and providing development services to the business so new function can be quickly and efficiently delivered. The role includes negotiating development contracts with suppliers, defining and deploying operational processes for bring new applications online, and managing internal stakeholder expectations. Delivering Intranet Application Development services providing a standard way for application integration with the Global Intranet. The role includes negotiating with suppliers and operations teams to ensure the required function is delivered to time and budget whilst removing the technological issues from non technical customers. From May 2009 to September 2010 (1 year 5 months) Principal Manager: Prototype and Test Centre @ Leading an international team to deliver physical and virtual infrastructure for an “internal ISP” environment for business productivity and prototype applications, providing an agile and cost effective solution. The role includes introducing the first application virtualisation solution into Vodafone, and supporting the internal roll out and testing of new mobile solutions before they are offered to our customers. Delivering a portal based Intranet Application Development service providing a standard way for application integration with the Global Intranet. The role includes negotiating with suppliers and operations teams to ensure the required function is delivered to time and budget whilst removing the technological issues from non technical customers. Selected a new Enterprise SSO solution. The role includes managing the FRI process and negotiations with Supply Chain and Operating Companies for a consistent requirement set, as well as running a pilot with Vodafone Germany. From April 2008 to May 2009 (1 year 2 months) Senior Manager Development Standards @ Leading a multi-national (UK, Germany, India) and multi-organisation (Vodafone, Suppliers, etc) team to define and manage the Intranet Development processes and standards, including Architectural governance. Negotiation and contracting with key development suppliers to provide portlets and other applications to the Vodafone Group Intranet. Delivering Development Environment (software, documentation etc.) covering the "Application Framework" to be used to shield developers from the underlying technology. Delivering Single Sign On services for internal web based applications. This role includes supplier relationship management for operational and application integration issues, and managing the SSO application integration programs with internal application owners and external technology suppliers From November 2006 to March 2008 (1 year 5 months) Lead Architect @ Leading a team of internal and contract architects delivering a wide range of programs covering Customer Management, Retail and Web, as well as delivering technology roadmaps, product selection, and global architeure governance. From July 2005 to October 2006 (1 year 4 months) IT Architect @ Technical Architect specislising in Integration and Customer Management. I delivered key customer facing projects including Retail and Web Systems. From February 2002 to July 2005 (3 years 6 months) PreSales Consultant @ Above country support covering the EMEA region for IBM Integration products. Provided consultancy, from architectural support to technical design and trouble-shooting to major organisations as requested. Also wrote and delivered new training materials (new courses) for IBM Learning Services. During this time, I presented at several internal and external technical conferences such as the Transaction and Messaging Conference and Guide/Share Europe. From November 1998 to February 2002 (3 years 4 months) Various programming roles @ Development programming on CICS and MQSeries (WebSphereMQ) covering platforms including OS/390, VSE, Unix (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris), Tandem NSK and Compaq OVMS. Test and Performance analysis of CICS and MQSeries, specialising in Terminal Control (VTAM, 3270 Data Stream, TPNS) Test and Performance Team Leader roles including CICS System Manager for AIX and MQSeries Links for Lotus Notes. From September 1989 to October 1998 (9 years 2 months) MBA, Business Administration @ University of Southampton From 1992 to 1998 MSc, Biochemistry @ University of Wales, Aberystwyth From 1986 to 1988 King's College, Taunton From 1979 to 1984 Ed CITP is skilled in: Enterprise Architecture, IT Strategy, Application Architecture, Cloud Computing, Web Applications, Integration, SOA, SharePoint, Virtualization, SSO, Vendor Management, IT Governance, Software Development, Software Design, Software Quality Assurance


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