Don Ross

Basic

Angestellt, Cloud Platform Manager, wenovate GmbH

Abschluss: Master of Science, University of Southern California

Stuttgart, Germany

Skills

Teambuilding
Senior Executive w/ 24+ years IT-program
project management
IT-project
IT Service Management
CTO
Technical director
Mergers & Acquisitions
Services Delivery
consulting
sustain & support
Training
Cloud
CloudStack
J2EE
.NET) WCMS
ECMS
CMS
CRM
e-Commerce
publishing
pre-press
digital marketing
online marketing
municipal and state government
automotive
ITIL
SDP-21 IT Project Methodology. IT security
encryption (PGP Certified Technician
Symantec Technical Specialist)
compliance
and DLP.
Citrix CloudPlatform
CloudPortal Business Manager
CloudPortal Services Manager
Agile Methods
Account management
Program Management

Timeline

Professional experience for Don Ross

  • Current 2 years, since Jul 2020

    Cloud Platform Manager

    wenovate GmbH

    I was hired in a role of Sr. Project Manager and functioning as the Cloud Platform Manager for a number of large private clouds based upon OpenStack and additionally providing managed services for a number of base platform services.

  • 1 year, Sep 2018 - Aug 2019

    Services Delivery Manager EMEA

    Mirantis

    Selected (promoted) to this newly created role, to manage an international team of System Architects, Solution Architects, Program Managers, and Technical Project Managers and reporting into the Director, Cloud Solutions Delivery.

  • 2 years and 11 months, Oct 2015 - Aug 2018

    Sr. Program Manager

    Mirantis

    Service delivery and project management for OpenStack cloud analysis, design, and implementation projects for Fortune 100 enterprises within EMEA

  • 2 years and 6 months, May 2013 - Oct 2015

    Director Cloud Consulting - EMEA

    Citrix Systems GmbH

    Reported directly to the Group Director, Consulting and Education - EMEA I was hired by Citrix to provide leadership and professionalize the cloud consulting practice at the time, when the company decided to transition their cloud services business to operate in separate geographic regions Globally. Managed the EMEA cloud consulting practice and professional services delivery for Citrix’s cloud solutions.

  • 4 years and 1 month, May 2009 - May 2013

    Senior Manager, Global Enterprise Support Services

    Symantec

    Reported directly to the Global Director, ESS Security Technologies. Managed and responsible EMEA and APJ Technical Support for Symantec’s Security Technology products (Compliance, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), and Encryption.) Managed a 60-person multi-national/-lingual Technical Support Engineer organization and managers located in Frankfurt, Dublin, Warsaw, Sydney, and Tokyo. Close collaboration and integration with EMEA & APJ sales, professional services, and customer and core engineering & QA teams.

  • 7 months, Oct 2008 - Apr 2009

    Interim Manager (CIO, CTO, COO), IT-Project Management

    Contractor

  • 1 year and 10 months, Jan 2007 - Oct 2008

    CTO / Geschäftsführer Technik, Managing Director

    MRM Worldwide

  • 14 years and 7 months, Jun 1992 - Dec 2006

    Managing Partner, Technical Director

    Six Offene Systeme GmbH
  • 7 years and 3 months, Apr 1985 - Jun 1992

    Technical Program Manager (Senior Computer Systems Analyst)

    Department of Defense (DLA, DOA)

Educational background for Don Ross

  • 1989 - 1991

    Information Systems Management

    University of Southern California

  • 1986 - 1988

    Computer Information Systems Management

    University of Maryland

Languages

  • German

    Fluent

  • English

    First language

Wants

IT Project Management job opportunities near Stuttgart
IT Program Management job opportunities near Stuttgart
Teambuilding

Interests

emerging media technologies
IT security
digital photography
audio/video technology
sports cars
scuba diving
golf
billards
sci-fi & fantasy films and books. Gourmet food & wine.

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