Rick Kennedy

Dynamics ERP Solutions at Dell Services

Location
Austin, Texas Area
Industry
Computer Software

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Rick Kennedy's Overview

Current
  • Dynamics ERP Solutions at Dell Services
Past
Education
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Rick Kennedy's Summary

Senior management professional with demonstrated success delivering commercial products and I/T solutions. Able to define and manage simultaneous, complex programs executed by global teams. Successful in startup and Fortune 500 environments. Outstanding leadership, motivational, communication and analytical skills – strong influencer and negotiator. Excellent business acumen with ability to align programs and projects with business strategy. Extensive international experience.

Specialties

♦ Global Program/Project Management ♦ Process Reengineering ♦ Change Management ♦ Requirements Engineering ♦ Performance Metrics Definition ♦ Strategic Planning ♦ Solution Architecture

Rick Kennedy's Experience

Dynamics ERP Solutions

Dell Services

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

September 2012Present (2 years 1 month)

I/T Director

Dell Inc

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

2007September 2012 (5 years) Austin, TX

Leading a team of program managers, business systems analysts, and solution architects defining and executing a strategic program to replace Dell’s custom Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) with Microsoft’s Dynamics AX.

Senior Manager of Software Development

Sun Microsystems

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

February 2006January 2007 (1 year)

Lead Engineer

Sun Microsystems

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

October 2003February 2006 (2 years 5 months)

Manager of Operating System and Drivers Development

Avici Systems

Public Company; 201-500 employees; AVCI; Computer Networking industry

January 2003October 2003 (10 months)

Director of System Software Development

Sonus Networks

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; SONS; Telecommunications industry

December 2000June 2002 (1 year 7 months)

Director of Software Development

Sonus Networks

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; SONS; Telecommunications industry

February 2000December 2000 (11 months)

Director of Engineering, Enterprise WAN Systems Group

Lucent Technologies

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ALU; Telecommunications industry

September 1999June 2000 (10 months)

Project Leader, Access Point 5000

Lucent Technologies

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ALU; Telecommunications industry

December 1998September 1999 (10 months)

Team Leader, Software Infrastructure, 24 Port Frame Relay Card

Lucent Technologies

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ALU; Telecommunications industry

December 1997December 1998 (1 year 1 month)

Manager of New Product Development

Cabletron Systems

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; CS; Computer Networking industry

June 1995June 1997 (2 years 1 month)

Principal Engineer/Group Leader

Cabletron Systems

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; CS; Computer Networking industry

September 1993June 1994 (10 months)

Software Engineer

Tau-Tron

19871993 (6 years)

Software Engineer

LFE Corporation

19851987 (2 years)

Rick Kennedy's Skills & Expertise

  1. Global Program/Project Management
  2. Process Re-engineering
  3. Change Management
  4. Requirements Engineering
  5. Performance Metrics
  6. Strategic Planning
  7. Solution Architecture
  8. Project Management
  9. Requirements Analysis
  10. Enterprise Software
  11. Software Development
  12. Strategy
  13. Program Management
  14. Business Process Re-engineering
  15. Storage
  16. Agile Methodologies
  17. Cloud Computing
  18. Management
  19. Start-ups

Rick Kennedy's Education

Penn State University

BS, Computer Science

19801984

Activities and Societies: Swim Team

Rick Kennedy's Additional Information

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Holds Private Pilot License

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