Scott Gibson

Scott Gibson

VP, Global Learning & Development at Sungard Availability Services

Location
Greater Philadelphia Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Scott Gibson's Overview

Current
Past
  • Director, Global Learning & Development at Rackspace, the Open Cloud Company
  • Director, Product : Big Data at Rackspace Hosting
  • VP of Operations at Jungle Disk - a Rackspace Company
  • Director of Operations at Market Velocity, Inc.
  • Nuclear Propulsion / Nuclear Engineering at US Navy
Education
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Scott Gibson's Summary

Excited to be working on world-changing technologies with a bunch of amazing people!

Scott Gibson's Experience

VP, Global Learning & Development

Sungard Availability Services

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

July 2014Present (3 months) Wayne, PA

As the Vice President of Global Learning & Development, I am responsible for building a world-class L&D capability to support SunGard Availability Services strategic growth objectives. The key priorities are to identify overall L&D needs, create a global integrated L&D strategy, create and implement process and practices to ensure breadth and depth of training, development and career growth of all SunGard AS employees - support, technical and managerial.

I get to work with the best and brightest employees to create a compelling vision, process and practices that will take AS to the highest levels of capability and performance, exceeding customer expectations while building fruitful careers for its employees.

Director, Global Learning & Development

Rackspace, the Open Cloud Company

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; RAX; Information Technology and Services industry

March 2013June 2014 (1 year 4 months) San Antonio, Texas Area

Led a 31 person global L&D team that:

* Developed and delivered mission critical product/technical learning experiences globally to achieve our strategic objectives around specialization and increased technical acumen across the business.

* Developed and delivered high quality, timely product/service learning experiences globally to enable our Sales and Support teams to deliver Fanatical customer interactions.

* Developed and delivered management and business skill learning experiences globally make good Rackers great!

* Developed and executed an extensive global on-boarding program, customized to be relevant to each Racker to increase engagement and accelerate time to competency within their specific role.

Director, Product : Big Data

Rackspace Hosting

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; RAX; Information Technology and Services industry

February 2010March 2013 (3 years 2 months) San Antonio, Texas Area

Within the Cloud Division of Rackspace, I lead our Big Data Product Line where engineers, product managers, project managers and user experience designers developed a variety of OpenStack products and services (e.g. Cloud Files object storage, Cloud Block Storage, Content Delivery Networks, Cloud Backup services and Big Data Technologies)

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; RAX; Information Technology and Services industry

March 2008February 2010 (2 years)

Director of Operations

Market Velocity, Inc.

February 2005March 2008 (3 years 2 months)

Nuclear Propulsion / Nuclear Engineering

US Navy

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Military industry

March 1991September 2003 (12 years 7 months)

Scott Gibson's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Animal Welfare
      • Arts and Culture
      • Children
      • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
      • Education
      • Environment
      • Health
      • Science and Technology
    • Organizations I support:

      • http://www.nationalmssociety.org/

Scott Gibson's Skills & Expertise

  1. Project Management
  2. Team Building
  3. Business Intelligence
  4. Project Planning
  5. Management
  6. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  7. Strategic Planning
  8. Team Management
  9. Cloud Computing
  10. SaaS
  11. Big Data
  12. Product Management
  13. Leadership
  14. Start-ups
  15. Program Management
  16. Analysis
  17. Enterprise Software
  18. Strategic Partnerships
  19. Strategy
  20. Vendor Management
  21. Process Improvement
  22. Business Development
  23. Business Analysis
  24. Team Leadership
  25. Product Development
  26. Analytics
  27. Employee Training
  28. Business Strategy
  29. Entrepreneurship
  30. Executive Management
  31. Training
  32. P&L Management
  33. Technical Leadership
  34. Thought Leadership
  35. Leadership Development
  36. Negotiation

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Scott Gibson's Education

Georgia Institute of Technology - Georgia Tech College of Management

MBA, Management of Technology

20062008

Project Management Institute

PMP, Project Management Professional

20032003

Naval Nuclear Power Program

BSAST, Nuclear Engineering

19911993

The University of Texas at Austin

General Management Certificate, Business Administration and Management, General

Thomas Edison State College

BSAST, Nuclear Engineering

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