My role is solely focused on understanding the business agenda of CIO's and IT Executives in the Banking, Finance, and Insurance Industry, specializing with small to midsize organizations. Delivering Gartner's trusted research, analysis and advice helps my CIO's ensure the success of their key initiatives, get the most value from their IT purchases and run a world-class
My role is solely focused on understanding the business agenda of CIO's and IT Executives in the Banking, Finance, and Insurance Industry, specializing with small to midsize organizations. Delivering Gartner's trusted research, analysis and advice helps my CIO's ensure the success of their key initiatives, get the most value from their IT purchases and run a world-class organization. I deliver on the following universal needs:
● Road Maps for Success
● Product/ Service Selection; Pricing & Terms
● Peer Networking
● Professional Development
It is therefore vital for me to understand the technology priorities and challenges of CIO's and align Gartner resources to support these technology priorities.
► Information Technology – insight into technology trends, initiatives and benchmarks through 1000+ subject matter experts engaging in hundreds of thousands client interactions annually. Our analysts have a unique perspective, real world experience, and rigorous analytical processes.
► Strategic Consulting – holding strategic business conversations with IT executives in order to change the perception of "IT as an Engine Room" to "IT is the Business"
► Contract Reviews – working directly with 1000+ analysts who review my clients' hardware, software, telecommunications and maintenance contracts for best in class pricing + technology specific terms and conditions
► Initiatives: ▪ Legacy Modernization ▪ Core Banking ▪ IT Cost Optimization ▪ IT Strategic Planning ▪ Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing ▪ Business Value of IT ▪ Application Governance and Strategy ▪ Disaster Recovery ▪ Data Center Modernization and Consolidation ▪ Mobile Enterprise Strategy ▪ Negotiating Software Contracts ▪ Outsourcing Competencies ▪ Security and Risk Management ▪ SharePoint ▪ Unified Communications and Collaboration ▪ Virtualization ▪ and many, many more
Texas ▪ Missouri ▪ Kansas ▪ Kentucky ▪ Minnesota ▪ Indiana
Business Development Executive @ From January 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) Fort Myers, Florida AreaAccount Manager SMB @ From August 2011 to January 2014 (2 years 6 months) Fort Myers, Florida AreaResort Rate Analyst @ From December 2008 to January 2013 (4 years 2 months) Naples, Florida Area
BA of International Business, International Business @ César Ritz CollegesBusiness Management @ University of FloridaAssociate of Arts (A.A.), International Business Management @ Macquarie UniversityInternational Baccalaureate Diploma, High School/Secondary Diplomas and Certificates @ International Baccalaureate Wendey Sykora is skilled in: Account Management, Business Development, Sales, Management, Leadership, Sales Process, Solution Selling, New Business Development, Strategic Planning, Business Strategy, Customer Satisfaction, Revenue Analysis, Professional Services