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Greg Russell

SVP Corporate IT (CIO) @ Visa

SVP, Data and Engineering at Grubhub

Black Diamond, Washington, United States

Ranked #279 out of 5,586 for SVP Corporate IT (CIO) in Washington

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SVP Corporate IT (CIO)

September 2015 to Present

Seattle Police

Chief Information Officer

March 2015 to September 2015


VP Corp Applications, Information Technology, Enterprise Data Warehouse

January 2014 to March 2015

Greg Russell's Education

Bell College of Technology

BS, Computer Science

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A senior executive with a strong background in Supply Chain Management and Information Technology. Russell has a proven track record of leading transformational initiatives enabling rapid growth while delivering tangible benefits to the bottom line. Key Strengths: * Global Leadership - An energetic, approachable & pragmatic mentor * Strategic thinker - Working to a multi year strategy while relentlessly delivering operation excellence * Technical Depth - Deep understanding across all major facets of IT from application design to Infrastructure build out. Can contribute at the detailed project level and the broad program level * Turn Arounds - Proven track record of turning groups around thru disciplined use of process & metrics * Strategic Sourcing, Outsourcing and Vendor ManagementSVP Corporate IT (CIO) @ From September 2015 to Present (4 months) Chief Information Officer @ From March 2015 to September 2015 (7 months) VP Corp Applications, Information Technology, Enterprise Data Warehouse @ This is the CIO role at Amazon leading an 800-person global team with five broad responsibilities 1) The platform excellence team owns the company wide service availability, latency and fatals programs for areas such as YoY Availability improved 26%, latency improved 16%, 12% at TP50, TP90 respectively and website fatals improved 55% year over year. 2) Global Financial and HR Systems. Improved on time delivery from 57% to 94% unblocking the growth of the business. Launched/retrofitted 12 countries including the highly complex such as India and Brazil. Upgraded from Oracle 11i to Oracle R/12. Delivered 34% and 11% cost leverage in the financial and HR system spaces respectively. 3) Enterprise Data Warehousing team manage the largest Oracle Data Warehouse on the planet and own over 1,000 tier one databases in support of the consumer business such as identity and ordering 4) The Information Technology teams own areas such as connectivity, unified communications, collaboration, AAA and security. Built and deployed end user device security framework including quarantine, supported over 180 new buildings and expansions, improved availability of critical services by 57%. Delivered 18% cost leverage, avoiding ~ $65M through 2016. The field IT teams supports over 140K employees across 25 countries and 350 buildings. Improved employee to ticket ratio by 15% and reduced resolution time by 33%, 41% at TP50, TP90 respectfully. 5) The internal fraud team is responsible for detecting suspicious employee activity. We built a platform from the ground up and deployed across $80B of outbound cash disbursements. From January 2014 to March 2015 (1 year 3 months) VP Corporate Applications & Information Technology @ From March 2011 to January 2014 (2 years 11 months) GM, Software Supply Chain @ Oversee all facets of Software Operations encompassing strategic sourcing/commodity management, Product licensing, Supply chain operations/fulfillment, Central NPI support, Product Operations Management of IOS, Network Management Technology, Collaborations Software Group and Cisco Quad. • Responsible for $220M of commodity spend for items such as embedded databases. Mobilized sourcing councils with engineering to enable strategic sourcing. Delivered $40M in productivity savings and implemented robust supplier management system. • Responsible for $1.8B of revenue thru supply chain operations team. Built electronic delivery capability enabling dramatic lead time reductions while reducing costs by 30%. • Responsible for product license management across Cisco. Made significant reductions in revenue leakage while enable new business models such as term based & volume licensing. • Directly operational responsibility for $1B in product revenue across a number of Cisco BU’s. Provided leadership in Webex, Postpath acquisitions • Provide back office NPI support across all software SKU’s delivering significant cost, lead time reductions while improving launch quality and process adherence. • Developed and deployed Software Product Life Cycle Management processes From September 2007 to March 2011 (3 years 7 months) VP Global Business Systems @ Lead 350 people global team to re-architect Flextronics business applications to enable the company transition to a market segment aligned company. •Business blueprint development balancing the strengths of standardization while enabling market segment customization enabling both cost efficiency and a differentiated value proposition. •Business Application selection, contract negotiation, stake holder management. Attained in excess of 90% discount from key suppliers. •IT Governance - Solution deployment portfolio management and execution •Application rationalization while increasing scalability such as migration from nine eBusiness platforms to a single Webmethods platform From June 2006 to July 2007 (1 year 2 months) CIO @ Lead all aspects of a 750 people strong IT group for a Global EMS Provider encompassing strat/planning, PMO, business systems/intelligence, service delivery, infrastructure, M&A, and application development. •Overhauled IT reputation thru implementation of ITIL achieving aggressive SLA targets •Rapid deployment of single IT backbone (SAP, RapidResponse and suite of home grown apps) across 40 locations. Twenty of these came through acquisition •Built leading edge Business Intelligence platform enabling rapid acquisition integration •Delivered tangible business benefits such as margin improvements, reduction in inventory and enabled entry into new markets through innovative business system developments •Implementation of IT Governance Model (ITIL, PMO, SOX, COBiT) •Slashed IT budget from 2.3% of revenue to less than 1% in 3 years. •Implementation of ORC in India From March 1995 to June 2006 (11 years 4 months) Chief Architect @ Benefit Systems Ltd (BSL) provides a full set of services for the UK Government Social Services. I worked in a variety of positions from Analyst/Programmer , Project Leader and finally Chief Architect. While at BSL I developed and lead teams of developers that produced software to meet the needs of Housing Benefits, Council Tax, Rent Management & Overpayments & Housing Allocations. From June 1990 to March 1995 (4 years 10 months) Greg Russell is skilled in: Telecommunications, PMP, Business Intelligence, Product Development, ITIL, Product Lifecycle Management, Vendor Management, Integration, Outsourcing, Databases, Business Process Improvement, Process Improvement, Information Technology, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Cloud Computing

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