Chief Information Officer at Sensient Technologies Corporation
Greater Milwaukee Area
Jason Industries, Inc
Vice President of Information Technology
October 2014 to Present
Greater Milwaukee Area
The Oilgear Company
Director of Information Technology
March 2012 to October 2014
Master Lock Company
Manager of Application Technology
May 2008 to March 2012
American Transmission Company
Team Leader – Applications & Architecture
February 2005 to May 2008
American Transmission Company
Team Leader - System Admin & DBA
November 2001 to February 2005
Strong Capital Management
Sr. Database Administrator
2000 to 2001
1995 to 2000
Class of '98 - '99
1998 to 1999
Innovative IT executive with a 18 year track record in the technological field possessing business acumen with an ability to implement technology solutions to solve business problems. Experienced in project management and policy development for cost reduction, while improving efficiencies. A team leader with demonstrated ability to successfully lead cross-functional teams in multi-facility environment to maximize productivity with an emphasis to build strong relationships. A critical thinker that adapts to emerging industry trends with experience interfacing with key business units and leaders in a multi-cultural, global organization. • Led IT sourcing initiatives that improved service levels and reduced operating cost by 20% / year • Broad experience in managing the entire IT stack from data centers and wide area networks to application development and database management • Coached, motivated and re-purposed under-utilized employees into high performance teams that delivered measurable business value • Successfully delivered large-scale, multi-country, multi-site projects Specialties: • IT Strategic Growth Planning • Project / Program Management • Financial Acumen (Budgeting) • Process and Methodology • Organizational Change Management • Vendor Relationship Management • High Availability Architecture Design • System Development Lifecycle • Disaster Recovery Plans • Customer Relationship Management • Employee Development • Problem Solving / Re-engineering • System Architecture • Enterprise TransformationVice President of Information Technology @ From October 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Greater Milwaukee AreaDirector of Information Technology @ Responsible for all aspects of developing and implementing technology initiatives within the organization, including aligning technology vision with business strategy by integrating company processes with the appropriate technologies. Consolidated, maintained, developed, and optimized key functional areas, which included network, desktop and server hardware, software and operating system, database administration storage, data communications, and telecommunications systems. Directed global (US, China & Europe) infrastructure consolidation project that integrated acquired company’s legacy system into Epicor ERP system. Renegotiated vendor service contracts of multiple outsourced systems and help desk services resulting in a 24% cost reduction to deliver more cost-effective infrastructure systems. • Developed 3 year IT strategic plan for infrastructure and software • Lead strategic planning to achieve business goals by prioritizing technology initiatives • Develop and communicate business/technology alignment plans to executive team, staff, and stakeholders • Define gaps and requirements for new technologies, then conduct research and make recommendations on products, services, and standards in support of implementation • Review hardware and software acquisition and maintenance contracts and pursue master agreements to capitalize on economies of scale (Consolidated contacts to save 18% of IT expense spending worldwide) • New ERP implementation and consolidation between 2 US business units and creating global roll-out plan From March 2012 to October 2014 (2 years 8 months) Manager of Application Technology @ Spearheaded two teams consisting of 24 onshore and offshore contractors and employees that implemented a shared serviced operations department for parent and newly acquired companies. Directed global (US, Canada, Mexico, China & Europe) infrastructure consolidation project that integrated acquired company’s legacy system into Oracle ERP and BI system. Renegotiated vendor service contracts of multiple outsourced systems and help desk services resulting in a 30% cost reduction to deliver more cost-effective infrastructure for hosted systems. Established critical partnerships with service delivery management assigned to administration of corporate account. Led change and risk management efforts, identifying resource needs and schedules to ensure timely completion of projects. Restructured company SOX program, including documentation, testing and remediation that reduced organizations exposure. • Prepared and executed IT strategy that reduced administrative and direct labor cost by 13% • Spearheaded Infrastructure Renovation Project that implemented high availability design system to improve reliability, enhance efficiency, and established scalability for future growth • Managed operations department including the establishment of operational objectives, change control and work plans for third-party vendors to bridge gaps between internal staff and external parties • Launched movement of hosted systems and deployment team of high availability environment for customer portals resulting in 18% reduction of customer service calls • Developed strategic plan for mobile computing solutions including iPad / iPhone mobile applications Created strategic planning with senior business leadership for IS budget to deliver innovative technology solutions From May 2008 to March 2012 (3 years 11 months) Team Leader – Applications & Architecture @ Successfully built the initial IS teams for this start-up company. Managed Applications Team responsible for 5 functions including Database Administrators, Data Analysts, Developers, Business Analysts, and Application Analysts. Developed cohesive team to support business growth: increased from 7 to 21 employees and contractors. Managed projects providing ERP systems solutions, business mapping process definition, data warehousing, and customized IT solutions with emerging technologies and trends. Supervised full lifecycle of applications from procurement, implementation, maintenance, integration, asset tracking, and customer in-house development. Monitored IT governance, compliance and continuous process improvements aligning with COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and related Technologies) framework. Initiated balanced scorecard system for SOX 404 compliance. • Directed team in the replacement of legacy system with Oracle ERP modules and Business Intelligence implementation and integration with applications using SOA and BPEL • Responsible for negotiating maintenance contracts with a cost savings of over $1.3 million • Managed and forecasted budgets totaling $8 million for software procurement and maintenance • Implemented automated testing tools for application performance stress testing and scalability planning resulting in decreased software bugs by 67% • Developed IT strategy to meet both technical and business goals by standardizing technologies • Responsible for Application Business Continuity Plan • Proficient in project estimation, project scheduling, resource allocation, and project tracking From February 2005 to May 2008 (3 years 4 months) Team Leader - System Admin & DBA @ Responsible for design, capacity planning, implementation, maintenance, and contract negotiations of IT servers including: hardware, disk / tape backups, and Storage Area Networks. Established and maintained business continuity planning and disaster recovery implementation across multiple data centers. Managed technical evaluation, life cycle and sourcing strategy for storage, servers, and tape backup systems. Established standards that aligned with the business goals and created service level agreements between business units and IT Department. Managed and forecasted hardware budgets totaling $2.1 million. • Developed business continuity plan for business critical databases, additionally composed request for quote and coordinated vendor selection for consolidated storage solution. • Consulted with department managers to architect system solutions in support of organizational objectives. From November 2001 to February 2005 (3 years 4 months) Sr. Database Administrator @ •Managed two 150 plus gigabyte databases for the DSS and Target Marketing Departments •Lead migration from locally attached storage to EMC Symmetric •Administered, monitored and tuned for optimal performance and proactively planned for Oracle Databases •Planned and implemented the backup, upgrade and recovery procedures for the Oracle applications systems •Preformed all production patching, maintenance and support activities •Converted several Sybase database to Oracle databases From 2000 to 2001 (1 year) DBA @ •Responsible for Oracle databases to support Enterprise Data Repository •Responsibilities included E–Business databases for development, test, QA and production environments •Worked on team to define, design, develop and implement extranet and intranet database requirement •Provided direct support and management of databases by monitoring usage, patching, sizing, reorganizing and also enhancing schemas inside data warehouses and data marts •Re-engineered modules of company developed authorization server used for single sign on authentication •Designed and implemented numerous utilities to automate many DBA task From 1995 to 2000 (5 years) Class of '98 - '99 @ From 1998 to 1999 (1 year) Jonathan Jackson is skilled in: Project Management, Business Analysis, Change Management, Disaster Recovery, Business Intelligence, IT Strategy, Data Center, SDLC, CRM, Strategic Planning, Cross-functional Team..., ERP, Enterprise Architecture, ITIL, Integration, Software Documentation, Servers
What company does Jonathan Jackson work for?
Jonathan Jackson works for Jason Industries, Inc
What is Jonathan Jackson's role at Jason Industries, Inc?
Jonathan Jackson is Vice President of Information Technology
What industry does Jonathan Jackson work in?
Jonathan Jackson works in the Information Technology and Services industry.
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