Ken Thompson

Ken Thompson

Parallel Director Infrastructure, Service and Information Security

Objective: Information Technology Management, IT Security and Compliance

14+ years of inspiring technologists to enable the business in accomplishing its goals and protect the business in a rapidly changing digital world. I bridge the gap between business needs and technical solutions. I problem solve quickly and develop best-practice solutions. I anticipate change and look for creative, cost efficient ways to improve systems and processes. I am an enthusiastic, bi-lingual, energetic team leader and player with excellent interpersonal skills. I am a life-long learner who acquires new knowledge and skills quickly.

Skills and competencies include:
• Team development and leadership
• Security and Compliancy
• Business Analysis
• People-centric and customer-focused
• Strongly collaborative
• Budgeting and budget management
• Excellent oral and written communications
• Forward thinking and planning
• Network structure and administration
• IT Service and support
• Process development and management

Specialties: Leadership, People Development, Problem-solving, Enterprise-wide strategic planning, Infrastructure design, process redesign, data security, SOX audits, compliancy, PEN testing remediation, disaster recovery planning, Sophos Firewalls, Infrastructure systems, Altigen PBX, Cisco UCS, Data Centers, Private Cloud, Business Analysis, Cloud Computing, SaaS, IaaS, Technology resources, Help Desk support management, Partnership/alliance building, Teaching, Training, server virtualization, Microsoft Platform, SharePoint Administration & Architecture 2007, 2010, 2013, Word Press, Web-Site Design, Exchange, Microsoft Office, Office 365, MS SQL, SQL Reporting Services, BI, SAP BO, Dynamics Nav, Portals, Improving user experience, Web Portals.

StrengthFinders: Arranger, Adaptability, Futuristic, Includer, Connectedness

Contact Info:
[email protected]
Atlanta, GA