Strategic CIO w/ strong financial

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Mark L.

Profile ID: 9069

Expertise in: IT transformations (Roadmap), IT management and Vendor Management.

Biography

  • Mark is a seasoned leader who helps form and brings strategic business decisions to life with clarity and direction enabling savings and assuring future, profitable business growth in the financial services space.   
    • Starting out 4 years ago, Mark’s company was only returning a 2% ROE, and was overspending on an underperforming IT division.  Mark lead the technical streams on a 40MM companywide transformation.  This touched almost every single application in the company.   His 3-year strategic roadmap on the infrastructure side brought new technology, stability, and a 4MM per year reduction in cost.  The company is now returning ~9% ROE.
    • 13 years ago, Mark joined a startup bank that was 1 billion in assets, and not profitable.  Over the next 8 years there, the bank grew to 20 billion in assets and a top 10 producer of mortgages in the USA.  Mark led various M/A efforts, along with the foundational activities needed in technology and operations to support that rapid growth.   Technology under Mark’s leadership became a competitive advantage for the company in the marketplace. 
    • Recognized as one of the “Most Innovative CIO’s in Banking” by Bank Systems & Technology Magazine 2006.
    • Serving as Mentor in the “Executive Master of Science – Technology” program at Columbia University, NYC
    • Available and seeking participation on a Board of Directors as an IT advisor assisting companies in IT remediation, digital transformation, and growth strategies.
    • Available to assist Fintech’s in shaping their product strategy and delivery to market.
    • Decades of overall Leadership experience in these areas:
        • STRATEGIC PLANNING & EXECUTION       
        • BUDGET & COST MANAGEMENT                                   
        • ACQUISITIONS & INTEGRATION (IT)
        • CLOUD & MOBILE COMPUTING                  
        • BUSINESS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT (BPI)                   
        • PROJECT /RISK MANAGEMENT
        • INFRASTRUCTURE OPTIMIZATION             
        • DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION (INTERNAL/EXTERNAL INTERFACING)
        • WEBSITE /ECOMMERCE / (B2B & B2C)
        • HUMAN CAPITAL SOURCING STRATEGIES    
        • APPLICATION IMPLEMENTATION/TRANSFORMATION                         
        • TEAM DEVELOPMENT /TRAINING
        • IT GOVERNANCE & OPERATIONS
        • REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
        • INFORMATION SECURITY               
        • STRATEGIC VENDER PARTNERSHIPS


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