Kevin Thomas, MBA.

Kevin Thomas's Bio:

Kevin Thomas is a dedicated, articulate and professional business leader who combines a technical background with strategic leadership, people management and an MBA to form a unique skill set aptly suited for a leadership role within an organisation rooted in technology.

Through a number of senior roles in global organisations, he has demonstrated strong organisational and time management skills, an aptitude for solving complex problems and the ability to build good relationships with key stakeholders.Excels at executing departmental strategies to support and align with an organisation’s overall goals and objectives.

Kevin Thomas's Experience:

  • Account CTO at Fujitsu

    This senior role involves strategic and tactical planning, service delivery, team leadership, data analytics and information systems management representing Fujitsu in multimillion euro clients, the world's fifth-largest IT services provider. On an operational level, it involves responsibility for all projects, technical and service delivery teams and client bid processes. Client engagements: o May 2016 – Present: Primark.

  • Chief Technology Officer at Minds + Machines Ltd

    A member of the Senior Management Team for this registry services provider subsidiary of Minds + Machines Group, Inc. (MMX: LSE - AIM), managing technical teams across numerous geographic locations. Responsible for introducing development and technical operations procedures and methodologies, developing new business; Technical Operations, Development Operations, Data Analytics, Software Development, Customer Service. Designed, procured and implemented production infrastructure (multi-data center and cloud); introduced and implemented Ansible & Capistrano application deployment automation. Hired and managed all technical and customer service staff, designed and implemented CRM, HR, Admin, Finance (P&L) Technical Representative to ICANN; worked heavily with Product Development Security Delivery using SCRUM and acted as a representative to DNS-OARC (DNS Security Working Group).

  • Head of Operations at Aviareto

    Aviareto, a joint venture between SITA SC and the Irish Government, has a contract with the International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO) to establish and operate the International Registry as required by the Cape Town Treaty. The company is a joint venture of SITA (80%) and the Irish Government (20%). Aviareto operates and developments the International Registry of Mobile Assets for Aviation Objects established under the Capetown Treaty (2001) and is regulated by the International Civil Aviation Organisation. The International Registry (Aviation) is a system for registering 24x7 global financial securities for the aviation industry.

  • Director of Infrastructure at Ammado

    Overseeing IT and Business Support for multi-geographical locations for this online social network with a gaming element • Responsible for the design, implementation and project management of the technical infrastructure for both the production and business support systems • Hiring, designing, establishing and managing the Network, Operations, Production Systems, Engineering and Customer Support teams • Managing all external technology suppliers and infrastructure providers and attending meetings as necessary

  • Chief Technology Officer at Data Electronics

    Working as Chief Technology Officer for this service delivery organisation with a number of 24x7 Data Centres that provide a comprehensive list of managed services from co-location to fully managed services • Overseeing the day to day running of the data centers as well as managing and developing engineering, network operations and client services teams across six locations • Managing the Head of Technical Operations, Chief of Client Solutions and Infrastructure, Data Security Architect, In-house Systems Development Team (Java, MySql, PHP, DOTNET), Program & Project Client Implementations (PRINCE2), Solutions Delivery Professional Services and a 24/7 Helpdesk Team • Project management for all client implementations, developing operational procedures and client SLA’s, pre-sales and client contract negotiations, • Undertaking staff development and training as well as managing shifts and a multi-homed MESH network monitoring and liaising with clients • Holding additional roles of Head of Technical Operations and Chief Client Solutions Architect

  • Chief Executive Officer (Founder) at Voice Logics

    Deploying a number of large projects for this company that designs, develops and implements voice recognition and artificial intelligence for inbound and outbound call centers in areas such as Insurance, Travel, Information Services and CRM • Developing a business plan and successfully obtaining funding with responsibility for managing IT and Development Teams of 30 staff • Developing and implementing IT and Development strategies as well as developing Java, ASP, VB, XML, VXML, WML, Oracle and MSSQL • Undertaking project management using PRINCE2 and pre-sales principles as well as project scooping and budgeting • Establishing the initial infrastructure for the company including Windows 2000, Windows XP + 2000 client, IIS, Exchange, Unix, Cisco, internet access, web presents, AS400, HP Servers (cluster), 3Com switches, Check Point Firewalls, SecureID, VPN & Remote Access and PBX • Building relationships with supplier and external bodies, implementing internal and external SLA for systems support and managing the IT and technology budget

  • European Services and Operations Manager at QPASS Europe

    Playing a key role in establishment of this E Commerce and Micro Payment organisation in Ireland with responsibility for setting up European Operations and the Data Centre as well as sourcing premises & suppliers • Hiring and managing European Operations and Services Teams including Network Operations, IT, User Support, Technical Support and Localisation and Client Deployment (Java, DotNET, XML, MSSQL, Oracle, C##, HTML, WAP) and Project Management (PRINCE2) • Managing 35 people for the Service and Operations Centre in a 24/7 environment as well as IT and Office Support Services for offices in six European countries • Managing the European Operations Budget as well as undertaking pre-sale, customer presentation and demonstrations

  • Group IT Manager at Vision Consulting

Kevin Thomas's Education:

  • Imperial College London

    MBA
    Concentration: Business Administration
  • Staffordshire University

    Post Graduate Diploma
    Concentration: Computer Science (Strategic Management)
  • Staffordshire University

    Masters Degree
    Concentration: Computer Science (Strategic Management)
  • Dublin Institute of Technology

    BSc.
    Concentration: Computer Science
  • Wharton Online (University of Pennsylvania)

    Business Analytics
    Concentration: Customer, Operations, People, Business and Accounting Analytics

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