Richard Romeo

Richard Romeo

CTO Account Architect - BP Account

Location
Houston, Texas Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Richard Romeo's Overview

Current
Past
  • Solution Account Manager at IBM
  • Senior IT Architect at IBM
  • IT Architect at IBM
  • Senior System Engineering Specialist at Lockheed Martin Space Information Systems
  • Manager at Lockheed Martin Space Information Systems
  • System Engineer at Lockheed Martin
  • Programmer at Lockheed Martin
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Richard Romeo's Summary

Highly skilled, professional IT Architect with proven success in coordinating and addressing complex challenges amongst multiple teams on large-scale projects. Energetic, aggressive, and innovative leader who is extremely client-oriented. Proven experience with multi-tasking in fast paced, deadline-driven settings. Effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills, who possesses the ultimate combination of technical depth, life cycle methodology and process knowledge. Ability to work together in a team and as an individual contributor or leader.

Specialties

• PMI
• Leadership skills with technical project teams
• IT Strategy Development
• ITILv3
• Storage (NetApp and 3-Par)
• Virtualization
• Websphere Expertise(WAS, BI, MQ, Wireless, Dev Env.)
• AIX/UNIX, zLinux, Windows
• Root Cause Analysis & Problem Solving techniques
• Experience with LAN networking & TCPIP
• VOIP
• Excellent Communication skills

Richard Romeo's Experience

Chief Architect - CTO

HP Enterprise Services

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; HPQ; Information Technology and Services industry

September 2011Present (3 years 1 month)

Chief architect solutioning end-to-end technology interlock for BP.

Solution Account Manager

IBM

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; IBM; Information Technology and Services industry

July 2010September 2011 (1 year 3 months) Houston, Texas Area

Provide technical direction and coordinate Subject Matter Experts to design and cost the best fit solution which comprises of IBM and non-IBM offerings, services, labor, assets, hardware, and software to meet the client business requirements. Manage the solution integrity, change, business development, service improvements and the customer relationship.

Senior IT Architect

IBM

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; IBM; Information Technology and Services industry

January 2002March 2010 (8 years 3 months)

Managed multiple projects simultaneous with full responsibility for strategic planning, design, deployment and steady state support for large-scale collaboration offerings. Oversaw vendors and Service Delivery Centers support teams worldwide to meet Service Level Agreements

IT Architect

IBM

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; IBM; Information Technology and Services industry

January 1998January 2002 (4 years 1 month)

Identify and utilize practical application of technology in changing practices, behavior and solving business problems. Delivered new and complex high quality solutions in response to varying business requirements. Utilized in-depth knowledge of leading-edge products and technology in conjunction with industry standards and direction.

Senior System Engineering Specialist

Lockheed Martin Space Information Systems

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; LMT; Defense & Space industry

January 1996January 1998 (2 years 1 month)

Technology subject matter expert on several multi-million dollar proposals in promoting control center and application technologies within the commercial sector.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; LMT; Defense & Space industry

January 1993January 1996 (3 years 1 month)

Managed team of engineers in the development of NASA's Space Station mission applications.

System Engineer

Lockheed Martin

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; LMT; Defense & Space industry

January 1986January 1993 (7 years 1 month)

Provided system engineering guidance and development of JSC new Mission Control Center

Programmer

Lockheed Martin

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; LMT; Defense & Space industry

January 1985January 1987 (2 years 1 month)

Developed software for NASA's Space Shuttle and simulated training systems

Richard Romeo's Skills & Expertise

  1. Business Intelligence
  2. Wireless
  3. Windows
  4. IT Strategy
  5. ITIL
  6. Project Management
  7. Solution Architecture
  8. System Architecture
  9. System Design
  10. Enterprise Architecture
  11. Mobile Devices
  12. SDLC
  13. CRM
  14. Integration
  15. Service Delivery
  16. Security
  17. Virtualization
  18. Disaster Recovery
  19. Program Management
  20. Software Project Management
  21. Data Center
  22. Management
  23. Requirements Analysis
  24. Cloud Computing
  25. IT Service Management
  26. Unix
  27. System Deployment
  28. Linux
  29. IT Operations
  30. IT Management
  31. TCP/IP
  32. VoIP
  33. PMO
  34. Enterprise Software
  35. PMP
  36. Project Portfolio Management
  37. Software Development
  38. Outsourcing
  39. Pre-sales
  40. SaaS
  41. Vendor Management
  42. Business Transformation
  43. SOA
  44. High Availability
  45. Architecture
  46. IT Outsourcing
  47. Infrastructure
  48. Professional Services
  49. Business Process
  50. Leadership

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Richard Romeo's Certifications

  • Blackberry Specialist

    • Research In Motion
  • ITILv3

    • BCS
    • License sr6388338

Richard Romeo's Publications

  • IBM WebSphere Everyplace Connection Manager Version 5 Handbook

    • IBM Redbooks
    • April 30, 2004
    Authors: Richard Romeo

    IBM WebSphere Everyplace Connection Manager provides the enterprises the capability to securely expand existing applications to mobile workers over many different wireless networks. Connection Manager creates a mobile Virtual Private Network (VPN) that encrypts data over wireless local area networks (LAN) and wireless wide area networks (WAN) connections. It integrates standard Internet protocols (IP) and non-IP wireless bearer networks, server hardware, device operating systems, and mobile security protocols.

Richard Romeo's Education

Morehouse College

BS, Math, Physics

19781985

NCAA All-American in Track and Field

Activities and Societies: Morehouse College Track Team, Mathletes,

Georgia Institute of Technology

Mechnical

19831985

Activities and Societies: GTAAA, GTNSBE

University of Houston-Clear Lake

Completed advance studies in Space Dynamics and Artificial Intelligence

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