Nicholas is a Distinguished Technologist, Chief Technologist and Principal Consultant for HP's PLM/MES practice in Enterprise Services. Having over 15 years of experience in the product development and IT industry, with 3 years IT Management and in leadership and engineering project roles his entire career. After many years leading IT infrastructure organizations through change, Nicholas’s recent focus...
Nicholas is a Distinguished Technologist, Chief Technologist and Principal Consultant for HP's PLM/MES practice in Enterprise Services. Having over 15 years of experience in the product development and IT industry, with 3 years IT Management and in leadership and engineering project roles his entire career. After many years leading IT infrastructure organizations through change, Nicholas’s recent focus has been in consulting on Program Management, IT transformation, Enterprise Architecture, Engineering Transformations and Data Center transformational programs. Nicholas’s project implementation and management background has encompassed a number of industry verticals such as Automotive, Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Construction, Software, Research and Development. Nicholas has extensive international experience with leadership in global and large-scale programs, delivery of global Engineering Consolidation as well as initial Engineering IT infrastructure / Data Center plan - build - run. Before joining HP, Nicholas was lead construction supervisor for a large homebuilding entity, a cost analyst and chief estimator for a leading global engineering and construction firm, and superintendent for commercial and multifamily construction. Also, Nick has had numerous IT organizational leadership roles, gaining experience in all areas of IT program leadership, infrastructure design, implementation and best practices IT organizational operational excellence. Nicholas has several US and foreign patents in electrical, mechanical and ASIC disciplines and extensive experience in all aspects of Research and Development.Chief / Distinguished Technologist @ • Chief / Distinguished Technologist for Enterprise Services PLM/MES • PLM Principal Consultant/Chief Technologist • Leading development of remote virtualization and visualization technologies • Leading development of integration of HPC, Design and Engineering into Product Lifecycle Management • Creating new technologies to improve business value with PLM analytics From March 2013 to Present (2 years 10 months) Distinguished Technologist @ • Distinguished Technologist for Engineering Cloud Transformation Services • Developing World Wide Portfolio for Engineering Cloud Transformation Services for AMS, EMEA and APJ Regions • Leading creation of reference architectures for Engineering VDI and HPC • Created PoC designs both VDI and HPC consolidated environments for customers From April 2011 to February 2013 (1 year 11 months) Fort Collins, Colorado AreaMaster Solution Architect @ • Lead Architect to provide a unified Product Life Cycle (PLC) and Engineering Design Management (EDM) environment for HP’s Research and Develop worldwide organization. • Responsible for HP’s hardware engineering consolidated tool architecture including ASIC, PCB, ME and Knowledge Management. • Design, develop and implement hardware engineering data management solutions. • Provide guidance to HP’s conceptual date modeling team about hardware engineering needs within the data model and its implication on applications and tools in hardware engineering. • Develop industry contacts and work with software vendors to represent common customer strategies to build and deliver products in line with enterprise class customer needs. • Significant experience working with overseas internal and external partners and vendors in EMEA and APJ. • Provide consultation to HP Sales on implementation of HP and 3rd Party Products. • Upgraded and built HP Internal ASIC cloud computing environment and designed cloud computing environments for Printed Circuit Board and Mechanical Engineering. • Developed C-Level presentations From March 2009 to March 2011 (2 years 1 month) Fort Collins, Colorado AreaGlobal IT Manager @ • Lead a global team of HP employees and external service organizations developing unified business processes and tools for the design of Printed Circuit Boards within HP worldwide including IPG, TSG and PSG. • Design, develop and implement electrical engineering data management solutions. • Lead a global focus group defining needs for printed circuit board enhancement, signal integrity and unification of tools and business processes across HP. • Design, develop and implement web based tools for automating and enhancing electrical engineering development tasks. • Provide guidance to teams in Product Development IT to assure unified license management structures, central license pools, and uniform application deployment and compute farms. • Recruit, develop and lead three teams in China to support electrical engineer computer aided design process and library development in addition to US and other worldwide teams. • Develop industry contacts and work together to build and represent common thought to ensure vendors deliver products more in line with enterprise class customer needs. • Significant experience working with overseas partners and vendors in EMEA and APJ. • Consult with Sales on implementation of HP hardware, HP software and 3rd party software with customers in alignment with HP’s implementation. From January 2007 to April 2009 (2 years 4 months) Fort Collins, Colorado AreaSenior Electrical Engineer @ • Obtained multiple United States Patents and one Foreign Patent: Mechanical, Hardware Memory, ASIC. • Lead for several technical sub-domains for unification of tools across HP Engineering Lab • Lead and Sponsor on MSM-SRM Steering Committee and other Pan-HP initiatives. • Worked with Indirect Procurement and Legal on several multi-million dollar HP Master Service Agreements with external suppliers. • Lead a team to develop a unified Cadence CAD Library across several divisions within HP. • Designed, developed and implemented web based tools with China development team. • Designed a new license server architecture for consolidation of application licenses across HP. • Developed several new programs with tool vendors to provide increase support and open channels for HP to work with vendor’s research and development for bug fixes and enhancements. • Designed and implemented new centralized software deployment for electrical engineering tools. • Design and implemented new local area networks for Fort Collins Server Lab. From September 2004 to January 2007 (2 years 5 months) Fort Collins, Colorado AreaSystems/Software/Test Engineer @ • Designed testing strategies, test plans and test scripts for various hardware teams. • In-depth testing of wide-ranging hardware and software across all products in Industry Standard Servers. • Became Lead for Chipset and Memory Subsystem testing and validation with hardware teams. • Specialized in Network, Chipset and Memory testing techniques • Developed SQL Server databases for test tracking, reporting and planning. • Designed and developed several automated testing platforms. • Mentored people at HP. From August 2000 to September 2004 (4 years 2 months) Houston, Texas AreaConstruction Manager @ • Managed the construction of single-family dwellings • Developed supervisory skills required for handling a wide-variety of construction teams and contractors. • Managed the construction of an average of 14 homes at a time with maximum of 32 homes at the same time. • Acknowledged and awarded multiple times by company for speed and quality of construction and customer service excellence. From August 1998 to August 2000 (2 years 1 month) Houston, Texas AreaCost Control Engineer / Chief Estimator @ • Planned, managed, and setup LAN for regional office. • Developed and maintained computerized estimating program, cost reports and scheduling. • Prepared internal project financial status reports and generated monthly invoices and forecasts. From June 1997 to June 1998 (1 year 1 month) Corpus Christi, Texas Area Nicholas Holian is skilled in: Solution Architecture, Program Management, Management, Information Technology, Virtualization, Enterprise Architecture, IT Management, IT Strategy, Cloud Computing, Integration, Data Center, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Product Lifecycle Management, Enterprise Software, Testing
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Chief / Distinguished Technologist
March 2013 to Present
April 2011 to February 2013
Fort Collins, Colorado Area
Master Solution Architect
March 2009 to March 2011
Fort Collins, Colorado Area
Global IT Manager
January 2007 to April 2009
Fort Collins, Colorado Area
Senior Electrical Engineer
September 2004 to January 2007
Fort Collins, Colorado Area
August 2000 to September 2004
Houston, Texas Area
August 1998 to August 2000
Houston, Texas Area
Cost Control Engineer / Chief Estimator
June 1997 to June 1998
Corpus Christi, Texas Area
• Chief / Distinguished Technologist for Enterprise Services PLM/MES • PLM Principal Consultant/Chief Technologist • Leading development of remote virtualization and visualization technologies • Leading development of integration of HPC, Design and Engineering into Product Lifecycle Management • Creating new technologies to improve business value with PLM analytics • Chief / Distinguished Technologist for Enterprise Services PLM/MES • PLM Principal Consultant/Chief Technologist • Leading development of remote virtualization and visualization technologies • Leading development of integration of HPC, Design and Engineering into Product Lifecycle Management • Creating new technologies to improve business value with PLM analytics
What company does Nicholas Holian work for?
Nicholas Holian works for Hewlett Packard Enterprise
What is Nicholas Holian's role at Hewlett Packard Enterprise?
Nicholas Holian is Chief / Distinguished Technologist
What industry does Nicholas Holian work in?
Nicholas Holian works in the Information Technology and Services industry.
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