E-Business Application Solutions
Senior Systems Consultant
June 2000 to February 2001
Senior Director Technology Operations
January 2015 to September 2017
Santa Monica, California
Director NetOps and Security
February 2013 to January 2015
Senior Director Technology Management
January 2012 to February 2013
San Luis Obispo, California Area
Senior Manager, Applications Infrastructure/Architecture
February 2011 to December 2011
Costa Mesa, California
24 Hour Fitness Inc.
Senior Director Information Technology
August 2010 to February 2011
24 Hour Fitness Inc.
Director, Systems Engineering
August 2006 to August 2010
Ameriquest Mortgage Company
Manager, Systems Engineering
September 2003 to August 2006
BAE Systems, Mission Solutions
Senior Systems Engineer
February 2001 to September 2003
Medibuy.com (now known as Global Healthcare Exchange)
December 1999 to June 2000
Mission Federal Credit Union
February 1998 to December 1999
AVP Technology Operations
Santa Monica, California
Senior Systems Engineer/Team Lead for national contracting provider, focusing on systems integration of commercial products such as Rational ClearCase and J2EE technologies. Responsible for design, engineering, configuration and release management for a large J2EE project. Senior Systems Engineer/Team Lead for national contracting provider, focusing on systems integration of commercial products such as Rational ClearCase and J2EE technologies. Responsible for design, engineering, configuration and release management for a large J2EE project.
What company does Wes North work for?
Wes North works for E-Business Application Solutions
What is Wes North's role at E-Business Application Solutions?
Wes North is Senior Systems Consultant
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Wes North works in the Computer Software industry.
Senior Systems Consultant @ E-Business Application Solutions Senior Systems Engineer/Team Lead for national contracting provider, focusing on systems integration of commercial products such as Rational ClearCase and J2EE technologies. Responsible for design, engineering, configuration and release management for a large J2EE project. From June 2000 to February 2001 (9 months) Senior Director Technology Operations @ Cornerstone OnDemand Senior Director and Global Technology Operations Department Head responsible for Cornerstone’s cloud based suite of products and subsidiaries, serving millions of customers in over 190 countries. Improved and exceeded global service delivery of 99.99% annually while navigating and achieving data privacy and sovereignty compliance directly supporting 30-35% revenue growth and achievement of profitability targets.Directly responsible for improved service delivery, multiple international data centers, hosted and secured incubator products using cloud services (Azure and AWS), Big Data/Machine Learning initiatives, while elevating the overall department through a combination of DevOps, ITIL, Agile frameworks in a 24X7 follow-the-sun model. Led the design and transformation to an Agile methodology for the Technology Engineering Operations department in partnership with Security and Risk Management department achieving multiple accreditations (ISO27001:2013, SSAE16 SOC 1 and 2 Type II, Fedramp, PCI) for several international locations, architecting a customized heterogeneous based service automation and validation security framework.Introduced and integrated hybrid cloud solutions reducing technical debt, enabling and protecting Cornerstone’s global business through multiple strategic initiatives: Cloud Lift/Shift, Office 365, Identity and Access Management, Inventory Asset Management, Configuration Management, Cloud Application Management and Orchestration, establishing an end-to-end infrastructure lifecycle management model and site reliability framework. From January 2015 to September 2017 (2 years 9 months) Santa Monica, CaliforniaDirector NetOps and Security @ Kareo Director of Network Operations and Security for multiple SaaS B2C & B2B products that help thousands of medical providers run their practice and manage health and wellness information for millions of patients across the United States.Established the Network Operations and security organization leveraging onshore and offshore talent in a multi-tier operations capacity replete with documented and proven response and escalation processes resulting in improved incident response and management, security, uptime and availability exceeding 99.99% for various product verticals.Created the Security and Risk Program, leading the company through their first enterprise risk assessment and remediation, compliance with industry and federal regulations leveraging the HITRUST framework (HIPAA, HITECH, PCI, and Privacy). Led and provided oversight across multiple strategic initiatives which included: active-passive/active datacenter design and deploy, DevOps processes and technologies, scalable tiered storage and technology solutions, identified and adopted multiple cloud services resulting in efficiencies across the enterprise.Proud to have been part of, and contribute to, one of the most innovative technology companies in Orange County, with some of the best leaders in the industry. From February 2013 to January 2015 (2 years) Irvine, CaliforniaSenior Director Technology Management @ MINDBODY, Inc. MindBody Inc. is the market leader in health and wellness SaaS services for thousands of small businesses world wide. Headquartered in San Luis Obispo, MindBody leverages online technologies to improve the health & wellness of the world.Senior Director of Technology Management reporting directly to the CIO of MindBody Inc. Responsible for the technical direction of all internal and external initiatives as they relate to our online SaaS product and internal corporate IT.Primary business champion for all next generation architecture plans leveraging converged networking solutions, co-location managed service provider engagements, cloud providers, global failover, disaster recovery and business continuity preparedness. As a direct result MindBody experienced optimized service delivery on a global scale, improved business continuity from days to hours, and geographic service redundancy where none existed before.Streamlined Engineering and Operations improving the handling of unplanned outages and performance degradation directly resulting in our compliance with service level agreements of 99.9%, PCI/DSS Level 1 and scalable infrastructure to support thousands of small businesses operating in over 80+ countries worldwide. From January 2012 to February 2013 (1 year 2 months) San Luis Obispo, California AreaSenior Manager, Applications Infrastructure/Architecture @ Emulex Technical and functional leader for IT staff responsible for all business critical services: Database Administrators (Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server), Oracle e-Business Suite administrators, Microsoft application specialists, LAMP and Oracle Fusion Middleware engineers. Successfully introduced multiple processes resulting in improved service delivery across various lines of business. Held responsibilities for enforcing enterprise policies and procedures in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and internal IT security initiatives. Primary on Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery efforts.Working cross-functionally managed the design and deployment of critical business solutions leveraging large cloud service providers (SalesForce CRM and PRM), Oracle Identity Management, and B2B software financial suites for AR/AP resulting in annual savings and cost containment. From February 2011 to December 2011 (11 months) Costa Mesa, CaliforniaSenior Director Information Technology @ 24 Hour Fitness Inc. Strategic role reporting directly to the CIO of 24 Hour Fitness. Responsible for architectural alignment of enterprise initiatives, cost identification and reduction for all IT applications and services, software and enterprise infrastructure standards, and remediation of deficiencies.Provide strategy and architectural direction for all new and existing enterprise initiatives, software and infrastructure life cycle management standards, and strategic evolution plans for legacy systems. From August 2010 to February 2011 (7 months) Director, Systems Engineering @ 24 Hour Fitness Inc. Responsible for creating and managing a team of engineers; the design, engineering and operations of enterprise systems and infrastructure. Created roles and responsibilities, hired and managed all middle-tier systems and core UNIX teams.Consolidated and migrated systems to services oriented standards. Directed the enterprise design and install of e-commerce platforms resulting in an increase of over 10X annual online sales. Oversight and management of all business facing platforms generating $50+ million in online sales and $1+ billion in agreement processing annually. From August 2006 to August 2010 (4 years 1 month) Manager, Systems Engineering @ Ameriquest Mortgage Company Manager Systems Engineering for geographically distributed teams of cross-functional engineers responsible for the enterprise infrastructure for multiple lines of business, over 30 class B2B and B2C systems including loan origination, loan servicing, wire transfer, Internet, Extranet and Intranet technologies.Directed design and delivery of replicated (hot standby) e-commerce systems across multiple data centers in California and Colorado. Successfully engineered and deployed the company’s name brand site in support of marketing initiatives ranging from Super Bowl sponsorship in 2005, philanthropic efforts across the United States, and online lead management. From September 2003 to August 2006 (3 years) Senior Systems Engineer @ BAE Systems, Mission Solutions Subcontractor for a major J2EE DOD program. Responsible for developing and implementing fully accredited protection level 3 and 4 security architectures. Automated audit reduction and analysis, O/S hardening techniques for UNIX and Windows.Sub-contractor for the program office, identified solutions to DCID 6/3 requirements. Briefed the primary certification and accreditation authority for the intelligence community, passing penetration testing and community risk assessments. From February 2001 to September 2003 (2 years 8 months) Network Administrator @ Medibuy.com (now known as Global Healthcare Exchange) Network Administrator for an e-business J2EE web based medical supply procurement portal. Responsible for theJDEdwards ERP system, and network administration for Medibuy.com. From December 1999 to June 2000 (7 months) PC|Network Technician @ Mission Federal Credit Union Network Technician for a local San Diego based Credit Union, providing financial services to thousands of charter members in the educational community. Responsible for, all server class systems, WAN solutions/connectivity and all corporate enterprise applications and systems (Symitar, UNIX, Windows, Cisco, HP). From February 1998 to December 1999 (1 year 11 months) AVP Technology Operations @ Cornerstone OnDemand Technology Engineering and Operations for Cornerstone’s Cloud suite of products and subsidiaries (B2B|B2C) serving 3,600+ Enterprise Clients and 40M+ subscribers in 190 countries. Accountable for Technology Operations and Engineering for all On-Prem, Hybrid, and Native Cloud services in the US, UK, and EU. Improved and exceeded global service delivery KPIs upwards of 99.98-99.99% over 5 consecutive yearsCustomer advocacy and service delivery (pre/post sales, on-going client audits and engagement), regularly called upon to engineer solutions to evolving industry and client needs across life/science, health and wellness, financial, education, tech, department of defense, government agencies, and public service market verticals. This required a unique ability to manage variations in client requirements while maintaining a unified approach to Cornerstone’s SaaS modelLeadership accountability for multiple Data Security and Compliance based initiatives, augmenting compliance portfolio to include: GDPR, ISO27001:2018, SSAE18 SOC Type II, CCPA. Working cross-functionally with Security and Compliance we successfully navigated compliance: self-service provisioning, automated asset qualification and inventory management, IAM, SIEM auditing and reporting, data security and integrity, encryption (in-transit and at-rest), data sovereignty while expanding technologies to address on-prem and cloud based workloadsCo-Founded the Cornerstone Cloud Engineering DevOps and Center of Excellence, establishing architecture and processes governing hybrid and native Cloud services: provisioning pipelines, asset qualifications, IAM, Infra-as-Code, Microservices (On-Prem/Cloud), Multi-Cloud (GCP+AWS), shifting Cornerstone to a decentralized product ownership and operations modelP&L responsibilities for Capital and Operational Expenditures, financial planning and analysis for R&D spend at or exceeding 4-5% to revenue. Santa Monica, California
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