Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3

Strategic Program, Project & Portfolio Management Practitioner

Pacific Grove, California (Salinas, California Area)
Information Technology and Services

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Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3's Overview

  • Principal, Managing Director at KRH & Associates, Inc.
  • Project Management Institute
  • Continued Education - Various

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Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3's Summary

Diagnose, Design, Develop & Deploy Sustainable Solutions.

Executive level, highly accomplished and collaborative, proactive forward-thinking Information Technology & Program / Portfolio Management practitioner with a history of success managing and delivering strategic solutions, IT products and services to drive operational performance within leading Fortune 500 companies in Technology, eCommerce, Finance, Healthcare and Government sectors.

Leader with 23 + years of demonstrated experience managing complex enterprise level infrastructure architecture, applications, products and solutions programs / projects with teams of between 20 and 200 resources, budgets from $1M to $418M. Has successful record of leading cross-functional teams in a diverse environment. Able to define, communicate, and fulfill goals, manage risk, and break complex issues into manageable parts. Strong leadership, facilitation, collaboration, communication and team-building skills coupled with demonstrated drive to achieve goals. Strengths include execution and multi-tasking in a complex and challenging and geographical dispersed environments.

Specialties: IT Project & Portfolio Management; ITSM, SDLC, PDLC, Continuous Process improvement and best practice development, information assurance; managed services, strategic assessments & business development, sales and service support, high business value, large scale program management. Infrastructure & Network Architecture, Data Center Optimization, Virtualization, Capacity Mgmt., Cloud Computing, IaaS, SaaS, Software Development (Agile & Waterfall - RUP), BPR, Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity, Telecommunications, Risk Management and Information Security.

Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3's Experience

Principal, Managing Director

KRH & Associates, Inc.

2004Present (10 years)

Consulting - Executive Leadership, Talent Management, PMO, Portfolio, Project & Program Management, business development, strategic planning & execution, Independent Verification and Validation, IT security, infrastructure architecture, software development, R&D, practice & process development & improvement.

Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3's Certifications

  • Project Management Professional

    • PMI
    • License 219299
    • March 2005 to March 2018
  • ITIL v3

    • APMG-International
    • May 2007

Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3's Skills & Expertise

  1. SaaS
  2. Data Center
  3. Cloud Computing
  4. Business Process Re-engineering
  5. Virtualization
  6. Business Development
  7. RUP
  8. IaaS
  9. Program Management
  10. Vendor Management
  11. PMP
  12. Project Portfolio Management
  13. Software Project Management
  14. Project Management
  15. SDLC
  16. Business Analysis
  17. Integration
  18. Enterprise Architecture
  19. PMO
  20. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  21. Process Improvement
  22. IT Strategy
  23. Agile Methodologies
  24. Management
  25. Strategic Planning
  26. ITIL
  27. Leadership
  28. Consulting
  29. Software Development
  30. IT Service Management
  31. Information Technology
  32. Disaster Recovery
  33. Governance
  34. E-commerce
  36. MS Project
  37. Risk Management
  38. Enterprise Software
  39. IT Management
  40. Business Process Improvement
  41. Requirements Analysis

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Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3's Projects

  • Department of Defense - Systems Life Cycle Management

    Currently, reporting to the Executive Vice President of Managed Services, leads a managed services engagement team of ~115 + management and technical professionals in support of a $50M+ contract. Has direct accountability to the client Office of the CIO and agency Director. Provides oversight to P&L, staffing, project & portfolio management, IT service management, operations & maintenance activities. Performs vendor management, leads and contributes to business development activities, solution definition, contract negotiations and strategic account planning.

  • Department of Defense - Independent Verification & Validation

    Performed a preliminary organizational assessment for the Department of Defense ( Defense Manpower Data Center), and identified specific areas for improvement and provided recommendations for implementation of best practices, in PPM, Enterprise Architecture, Quality Assurance and ITSM. Met the objective by identifying opportunities for cost savings, and enhanced efficiencies.

  • Wells Fargo Bank - Digital Channel Group

    Developed and established a Project Management practice by succesfully on boarding and leading a team of 10 senior project/program managers in a managed services engagement. Established best practices by developing a more rigorous due diligence process with an artifact and time tracking tool, performed resource capacity planning, portfolio financial tracking, a project manager on boarding process w/ FAQ’s, a projects portfolio dashboard, and SLA reporting metrics for a mobile and web application PMO.I had full delivery accountability to the client.

  • Silicon Valley Financial Group - Delivery Center of Excellence

    Provided oversight to project / program managers and business analysts, while leading continuous improvement projects specific to the IT delivery function. Work included developing improvement initiative roadmaps, enterprise project interdependency management methodologies, MS project plan and portfolio dashboard templates, key performance indicators, knowledge and financial management, and reporting.

  • Juniper Networks -- Service Automation & Managed Service Provider Strategic Alliances Ecosystem

    Team Members: Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3, Strategic Business Leader, Product Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Customer Service

    Enhanced worldwide sales team (EMEA, APAC, AMERICAS ) performance, providing required structure and process through development of service automation adoption methodology. Established and tracked performance metrics for TAC utilization, contract renewal rates, direct / indirect attach rates, & service manager ROI / value.

  • -- Borealis (Enterprise Information Security)

    Team Members: Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3, CIO, CTO, Info Sec Directors, Desk Top Support, Infrastructure Engineering

    Developed and successfully implemented a security program framework consisting of 25 discrete projects (4 major programs) within an agile methodology, drastically reducing malware vulnerabilities and enhancing network monitoring capabilities.

  • Pay Pal -- RHEL 5.4 (Pay Pal Standard Base) Data Center Virtualization & Optimization

    Team Members: Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3, OPS Director, Dev Manager, Development team, Data Center Mgmt, Network Architecture

    Leadership of a team of 15+ engineers in planning and executing an enterprise initiative to migrate & virtualize (P2V and P2P) over 2400 development operations and QA servers from various Linux OS versions to Linux RHEL 5.4; and perform a technical infrastructure refresh.

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation -- National Instant Criminal Background Check System - New NICS

    Team Members: Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3, CJIS Bureau Chief, Business Analysis,Process Engineering team, IT, NICS Examiners

    Spearheaded the solicitation, gathering and analysis of system requirements and business process re engineering for the NICS ( Weapons background check system) for CJIS at the Federal Bureau of Investigations, in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Deliverables developed - Analysis of Alternatives w ROI, Concept of Operations, Statement of Objectives ( System Requirements). The proposed system has been fully funded for development and deployment by 2015.

  • Kaiser Permanente -- IBM to EMC Storage, Data Migration / Technical Refresh

    Team Members: Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3, Enterprise Architecture, Storage Engineering, DBA, Application Development, Network Engineering

    Lead infrastructure, system architectural and development teams in the design and deployment of enterprise applications & storage solutions, providing increased capacity, performance and flexibility. Lead the migration of 9 TB of patient data from an IBM to an EMC storage array, decommissioned and performed a technical refresh of IBM PSeries servers.

  • eBay -- Topaz - Strategic Data Center Initiative

    Team Members: Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3, IT Architecture, Data center Mgmt.,Risk Management, Realestate, Legal, Finance, Procurement & Contract

    Lead the planning and design of Tier 3 - 7MW data center and IT infrastructure consolidation project with capital expense budget of $418 million for eBay. Facilitated a weekly executive steering committee meeting with cross functional leadership team including the VP of Operations from eBay and PayPal. Data Center is currently in production in South Jordan, Utah.

  • Defense Security Service - Defense Information System of Security

    Team Members: Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3, Enterpise Architecture, Application Development, DBA, Network Engineering, Security, Data Center Mgm

    Established PMO / ITIL best practices, to ensure IT governance, project quality and delivery.
    Drove the design, planning and implemention of a 24x7 alternative processing site as key component of complex Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery system providing mission critical military intelligence; delivered within $250 million budget, for the DoD. Deliverables developed: Project Charter, Communications Plan, WBS - Integrated Master Schedule, Project Management Plan, Risk Management Plan, Memorandum of Agreement.
    Site is in full production - utilizing Oracle RAC for data replication.

  • Verizon Wireless -- eCommerce Application Development & Deployment

    Team Members: Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3, Marketing, Business Analysis, Development, Quality Assurance, Release Management

    Directed portfolio management of multiple J2EE/Oracle software development projects, ensuring deployment on time and within budget while meeting quality and scope requirements. Deployment of online tools for phone purchase, calling plan activiation/changes & rebates for mobile phone users.

Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3's Education

University of California, Davis

Certificate, Graduate School of Business Management


Executive Leadership Program

Golden Gate University

Master of Science, IT / Telecommunications Management, Edward S. Ageno School of Business

Activities and Societies: PMI, IEEE, SCIP

California State University-Dominguez Hills

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Media Communications

Project Management Institute

Certification, Project Management Professional - PMP


Strategic Project Office Governance – Performance and Measurement; Influence without Authority, Managing Projects to Success; Building the Next Generation – PMO & Portfolio Mgmt; Leading Strategic Programs

Continued Education - Various

Adaptive Delivery Methodology (Agile/SCRUM); ITILv3 - ITSM, Achieving Business Results w/ Program Management, CRM Admin Essentials

Leadership Excellence, Managing a Diverse Workforce, International Cultures & Philosophies, IEEE Software Engineering standards; Target Account Selling, Strategic Sales Presentations

Kevin R. Hatton, MSc., PMP, ITILv3's Additional Information

Honors and Awards:

Recipient of a 2014 SPOT Award ( The Spot Award is a means for DMI to promote productivity and to provide an immediate and visible recognition of employee contributions).
2003 NASCIO Recognition Awards Digital Government: Government to Government for ACES application - CALPERS
Outstanding Performance Achievement Award-IT management - Bio Rad Laboratories
Pacific Northwest Network Design Consultant of the Year - Unisys Corporation
Divisional Recognition Awards for defining Network Quality and Reliability - Intel corp.

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