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Innovation Executive - IBM Watson & Cloud Platrofm, Communications




I HAVE WORKED FOR global technology leaders MICROSOFT, ORACLE, Salesforce, & IBM, helping global clients envision and bring to life transformative solutions to their most complex challenges. I am a hyper-driven and passionate TECHNOLOGIST & SALES EXPERT with SUPERIOR WORK ETHICS & LASER-FOCUS on helping clients succeed, envision a better future, and drive transformative innovation. I apply high levels of Emotional Intelligence - empathy & influence, Lateral Thinking, Intellectual Depth, and a WIN-WIN-WIN, Can-Do mindset. I am also an Active REAL ESTATE Investor, Sales Coach, Mentor, Entrepreneur, Leader, experienced Public Speaker, world-traveler, polyglot (Italian, French, Spanish, English, & Latin), Kick-Boxer, fitness enthusiast, avid reader of 1 to 2 books per week, creator of THE 1% CLUB, and YouTube host of the SUCCESS HABITS. In a previous chapter of my life I had the unique experience of being a TELEVISION SHOW HOST live on TV for 5 years (1995-2000). EXPERIENCE: leading diverse multi-functional teams of specialized experts and partners, orchestrating complex selling cycles including Hybrid Cloud IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Software: AI, Data & Analytics, IoT, Blockchain, DevOps, Hardware, Strategy & Implementation Services - you name it. And developing executive relationships across the enterprise challenging assumptions and shaping the vision for disruptive innovation. EDUCATION: BA, MBA in International Management, & multiple continuing studies from institutions including BOSTON COLLEGE School of Management, HARVARD, & STANFORD UNIVERSITY. LEADERSHIP: Held roles at Technology Committee of Chicago Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors of the ANP, YMCA, and member of NSHMBA. PASSIONS: Coaching, Writing, Science, Technology, Innovation, Astronomy, Fine Arts, Fitness, Investing in Real Estate, stock, & Currency Markets MY YouTube CHANNEL: CERTIFICATIONS:

Current and Prior Positions

Innovation Executive, Watson & Cloud Platform - IBM North America
1/2018 - Present
Newly created team driving IBM's strategic investments at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Data Science & Analytics, Blockchain, Design Thinking, and Cloud SaaS, PaaS, & IaaS (including VMWare, Skytap, Object Storage, & Containers). Dedicated to help organizations envision, and implement, innovative solutions leveraging disruptive technologies to deliver business outcomes measured by increased revenue and profitability, client's customer satisfaction, speed, and agility to innovate. IBM CERTIFICATIONS: --> - IBM Selling Profession Certification Level II EXPERT, - IBM Recognized Public Speaker, - Cloud and Cognitive Patterns, - Architecting for Disruption, - Insight Selling to the CXO, - Financial Selling: Executive Conversations, - IBM Global Sales for Experienced Sellers, - IBM Selling Profession Certification Experienced, - Hybrid Cloud Foundations, - Blockchain ABOUT IBM: OVER 100 YEARS conducting ethical business in 190 countries, with ~400,000 employees, #24 World's Most Admired Company, Fortune #32, #1 patent leader for 25 consecutive years with 9,000+ patents in 2017 alone. IBM is a Top 3 Cloud provider, #1 in AI, Blockchain, and other disruptive technologies like Quantum Computing