Principal Solutions Consultant @ Teradata South Korea
Global Principal Sales Consultant, Information Models @ IBM Ireland
Palo Alto High School
I am a business and technical leader with over 30 years of experience planning, designing and building enterprise Information Management solutions for financial institutions large and small around the world. My fundamental design principle is to build "living" operational and analytical Information frameworks that can evolve and grow with the increasing sophistication of business workflows without expensive
I am a business and technical leader with over 30 years of experience planning, designing and building enterprise Information Management solutions for financial institutions large and small around the world. My fundamental design principle is to build "living" operational and analytical Information frameworks that can evolve and grow with the increasing sophistication of business workflows without expensive and time consuming reengineering. In my experience, process standardization and information-based incentive alignment drives data standardization, governance and transparency.
I have applied expertise in developing Information Management strategies capable of supporting diverse usage patterns from real-time, CRM platforms for cross channel "Next Best Action" to complex business management, financial, risk and regulatory reporting reconciled with General Ledgers.
I have experience planning, developing, consolidating and reengineering Information Management environments supporting a variety of financial functions and business lines including:
• Retail and Commercial Banking
• Finance, Treasury and Risk Operations
• Wealth Management
• IT and Banking Operations
I have a proven track record executing multi-year Enterprise Information Management Strategies that impact both short term and long term organizational performance. I am an experienced supervisor with strong financial and business acumen. I have P&L responsibility in a large matrix organization, including team-building, coaching and mentoring. In addition I am adept at facilitating cross-functional and cross-line of business collaboration. Finally, I have broad hands-on technical expertise from critical technologies to best practices in data management and governance. I have influenced over $100MM in hardware, software and professional services revenue for leading Information Management vendors worldwide.
Specialties: The Zachman/IBM Information Framework & Banking Data Warehouse (BDW).
Director, Enterprise Information Management Solutions Group @ As an accountable member of the Bank's Global IT&S leadership team contributing to business performance with a compelling technical vision aligned with business needs. The Solution Group architects Information Management applications drive sustainable organizational change while collaborating with all business lines, product groups and corporate functions including:
• Retail, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management
• Capital Markets and Securities
• Finance, Group Treasury and Global Risk Management
I directly manage over 40 DBA, Data Modeling, Data Science and ETL Architects with an annual payroll exceeding $6MM. I also provide indirect direction for business requirements analysis and BI including regulatory reporting reconciled with the G/L. I have current experience with BCBS 239, COBIT, Basel and OSFI compliance.
I am developing an enterprise CRM platform supporting "Next Best Actions" to ensure that clients receive timely, consistent offers across channels. The project leverages SAS Customer Intelligence Suite for opportunity identification, Campaign Automation, Lead Distribution and performance reporting.
I am currently the Lead Architect for the Scotiabank Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting BCBS 239 compliance initiative for both Canadian and International Banking including:
• Redesigning a common platform for AIRB models
• Developing a common platform for provisioning (i.e., PCL, ACL)
• Developing a common platform for risk reporting (e.g., CCaR, NCR, SCC, ERM, RMUP)
• Developing a Stress Testing data lab
• Developing an ALM data lab
I am also modernizing our IBM P-series, DB2, Netezza, Hadoop, Informatica, Cognos and SAS environments including managing service levels, disaster recovery and business continuity planning across multiple user communities and critical applications.
I have a proven track record in leadership demonstrating organizational awareness, business acumen and financial sector strategic insights. From August 2011 to Present (4 years 5 months) Toronto, Canada AreaPartner @ jini jung hair artisans is a L'Oreal, Kevin Murphy, Neuma and Davines salon serving Rosedale, Forest Hill, Yorkville and Toronto Uptown at Yonge & St. Clair. From August 2011 to Present (4 years 5 months) Toronto, Canada AreaLead EDW Solution Architect @ I was engaged as the Lead Solution Architect on the Enterprise Data Warehouse. My primary role was to translate operational and analytical business requirements into design specifications and data models that can be supported and fulfilled by available data and technology components. As the lead of the Solution Group, I also acted as a mentor for the entire EDW team in the customization and incremental implementation of the IBM Banking Data Warehouse (BDW) Framework. The goal was to manage solution architecture across multiple projects and over project life cycles within a common flexible architecture that allows for incremental development and volatility in the operational environment as well as evolution in business strategy.
I had direct responsibility for ensuring COBIT, Basel, SOX and OSFI compliance including the Principles for effective risk data aggregation and risk reporting.
I had experience and direct communication across lines of business including Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Insurance as well as Personal, Non-personal Wealth Management. I collaborated directly across bank functions including Information Technology, Finance, Marketing and HR.
I had direct, hands-on expertise with IBM p-series (AIX) as well as x86-64 “BIG DATA” (Windows, Linux, Hadoop), Netezza, Teradata, DB2, Oracle, Informatica, InfoSphere Suite, SAS (Enterprise Miner, Social Network Analyzer, Real-time Decision Manager, Marketing Automation and Marketing Optimizer), Cognos, Business Objects, Erwin, ER-Studio (Embarcadero), DataFlux and Optim deploying 3NF and denormalized data warehouses, data marts and client-server SOA-based applications using Zachman Frameworks (e.g., IBM FSDM and BDW Models). From July 2009 to August 2011 (2 years 2 months) Toronto, Canada AreaLead Industry Modeling Evangelist @ I was an Executive Partner in the Management Consulting practice focused on planning and executing information management projects from strategy through roll-out.
Specifically, I provided consulting services globally for clients using the IBM Information Framework (IFW), Banking Data Warehouse (BDW), Financial Markets Data Warehouse (FMDW), Retail Data Warehouse (RDW) and Telecommunications Data Warehouse (TDW) assets.
I used a wide variety of IBM InfoSphere and 3rd Party information management tools including m1, ERWin, Enterprise Model Extender (EME), IBM InfoSphere Data Architect (IDA), DB2, Oracle, Teradata, AIX, Linux, Business Objects, Microstrategies, Cognos, AMDOCS and SAP. From June 2009 to August 2011 (2 years 3 months) Toronto, Canada AreaSenior Business Solution Architect, Industry Models Specialist @ I was a Business Solution Architect in Information Management Technical Sales. I planned, developed, consolidated and re-engineered enterprise data warehouses and Business Intelligence environments for Financial Services Institutions, Retailers and Telecommunications Service Providers worldwide.
Most of my customers deploying IBM Industry Models included SAS power users creating churn, uptake and other propensity models as well as profitability models using data from data marts based on BDW (FSDM), TDW or IIW. These SAS models identify opportunities that drive leads into the client's chosen CRMS and disposition feedback analysis.
In 2008, I influenced over $10MM in IBM software and services revenue related to Information Management. My clients included Puerto Rico Telecom, T-Mobile in Austria, BMO and CIBC in Canada as well as NCC (PNC), Harley-Davidson Financial Services, Owens Corning, D&E Communications, GMAC, Qwest and Avery Dennison in the US. I also provide sales training to IBM Software Sales Reps and business partners.
I have extensive experience related to the IBM Information Framework (IFW), Banking (BDW), Retail (RDW) and Telecommunications Data Warehouse (TDW) models as well as the m1, Enterprise Model Extender (EME), IDA (Rational) and ERWin. I have applied expertise in multiple functional areas including:
- Customer Relationship Management
- Supply Chain Optimization
- Campaign Performance Analysis
- Masterdata Management
- Profitability Analysis and Activity Based Costing
- Asset and Liability Management
- Risk Management
- Revenue Assurance
- Credit and Collections
- Regulatory Compliance (SOX, Basel II) From February 2007 to June 2009 (2 years 5 months) Toronto, Canada AreaAssociate Partner, Business Intelligence @ I provided strategic consulting principally in CRM and Business Intelligence in Retail, Distribution, Telecommunications as well as other sectors.
In 2006, I was successful selling billable engagements to such leading companies as Rogers Communications and Canadian Tire. Specifically I was involved in reengineering the business processes and systems for acquisition, retention and cross-sell (bundled wireless and cable) offers as well as specifying customer matching and householding rules aligned with business needs at Rogers Communications.
I also acted as a Lead Solution Architect on client engagements employing a wide variety of IBM engagement methods and 3rd party development tools and applications. From November 2005 to February 2007 (1 year 4 months) Toronto, Canada AreaGlobal Principal Consultant @ I provided business development, product management, bid support and post-sales consulting globally for the IBM Information Framework (IFW) and Telecommunications Data Warehouse (TDW) assets and services for the IBM Software Group influencing over $20MM in IBM software, hardware and services revenue. Most of these projects were for Telecommunications Services Providers building data marts on data warehouses to support both business line and functional reporting as well building operational systems (e.g., Campaign Management) based on the IBM Telecommunications Data Warehouse Model (TDWM).
I sold and delivered 8 successful data warehouse projects for wireless, wireline and integrated Service Providers worldwide including: CSL (Hong Kong), eLisa (Finland), Korea Telecom, MCI (Verizon), MTS-AllStream (Canada), Jordan Telecom, BTL (Belize) and TelstraClear (New Zealand)
One of my projects alone generated more than $15MM in revenue involving over 100 staff and a 6 node MPP platform with 100 CPU and 150TB of disk.
I used a wide variety of IBM and 3rd Party software including m1, ERWin, DB2, Oracle, Teradata, AIX, Linux, Ascential, Business Objects, Microstrategies, Cognos, AMDOCS and SAP. From January 2002 to November 2005 (3 years 11 months) Principal Solutions Consultant @ I was responsible for sales and billable solutions consulting in data warehousing and CRM for Telecommunications Service Providers and Financial Services Institutions across the Asia/Pacific region.
I successfully managed the delivery of a large Teradata data warehouse project at Korea First Bank in Seoul, South Korea. From January 2001 to December 2001 (1 year) CEO @ I founded this US software company with a product development subsidiary in Seoul, South Korea successfully designing and managing the development of a loyalty marketing solution for Telecommunications Service Providers. I sold and delivered the solution to Retevision in Spain.
I raised over $2MM in capital funding and recruited and managed a staff of 32.
The company developed and sold frequency marketing solutions for industries such as: Telecommunications, Hospitality and Transportation, Financial Services and Retailers. My responsibilities and accomplishments were multi-faceted including: product development and management, capital funding, business development, recruiting and operational management. From June 1999 to December 2000 (1 year 7 months) Senior Professional Services Consultant @ I initially served as a Data Warehouse Architect for the Eastern Region. I was later engaged to provide business intelligence and CRM-related professional services in the Asia Pacific Region. My clients included leading companies in Telecommunications, Financial Services, Media and Entertainment.
SK Telecom (Korea) From December 1995 to May 1999 (3 years 6 months) Greater Atlanta AreaPrincipal Consultant @ I was an independent Data Warehouse Consultant. My clients included major airlines, Telecommunications Service Providers and Travel Related Services concerns.
Holiday Inn (Intercontinental Hotels Group) From April 1994 to December 1995 (1 year 9 months) Greater Atlanta AreaProduct Manager @ Learmonth & Burchett Management Systems acquired by Platinum Technology in 1998.
I developed CASE tool specifications, product enhancements and new products as well as product pricing, packaging and distribution strategies. From March 1993 to April 1994 (1 year 2 months) Houston, Texas AreaSenior Software Research Engineer @ I designed and developed software development methodologies and CASE tools. I also provided technical due diligence for mergers and acquisitions. From December 1990 to March 1993 (2 years 4 months) Greater Atlanta AreaStaff Engineer @ I developed robotic simulation and collision avoidance solutions for Space Station Freedom. From June 1990 to December 1990 (7 months) Huntsville, Alabama AreaResearch Staff Member @ I was engaged in the development of expert systems and data warehouses to track terrorists. From June 1988 to May 1990 (2 years) Washington D.C. Metro Area
B.Sc., Computer Science @ Edinburgh University From 1986 to 1988 n/a, Mathematics @ Carnegie Mellon University From 1984 to 1986 Palo Alto High School From 1983 to 1984 Montgomery Academy From 1981 to 1983 Frederick Ferguson is skilled in: Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Data Modeling, Solution Architecture, Master Data Management, Data Integration, Business Objects, Data Management, Database Design, Data Models, Cognos, Databases, DB2, Teradata, Governance
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