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Expert in Computer Networks: Capacity, Application Performance

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Maine (ME)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Results oriented technical enterprise architect/ application delivery specialist, with strong hands on distributed, high availability architecture, system/network design, security and capacity planning, testing and system analysis skills. Hass worked in a number of complex environments (technology, financial services primarily) where extensive troubleshooting skills and logical problem solving was required to solve, business critical, technical issues.

When in the project management role, she delivers business relevant systems solutions and infrastructure on time and within budget. She has experience with developing detailed test plans and proving analysis for software and hardware testing. Worked closely with application developers and operations personnel to design and manage secure environments with emphasis on the infrastructure underlying the applications and capacity planning ( network).

Worked with financial and IT auditors (Sarbanes Oxley, HIPPA, OCC, Federal Reserve Bank) to validate those practices in development products, infrastructure build outs and on-going support models. She has very strong customer facing skills, capable of detailed requirements gathering, end user verification of needs, follow-through and relationship building. Capable of translating difficult technology concepts to end-users, other engineering groups etc due to many cross disciplined projects and experiences. She comes to a team with experience in both public and private sector organizations and international infrastructure design and application delivery skills.

DISASTER RECOVERY EXPERTISE: Hot sites, stand by site architecture and planning. Service Level Agreement development- Based upon business requirements. High Availability 24x 7 architecture developed for large national and international clients. DNS failover, Database replication. DR analysis and design.


computer security system




electronics testing


executive information system




information content


information delivery


information management


information network


information storage


information storage and retrieval


information technology management


information technology


integrated management computer system


management information system


software standard


application performance


network capacity

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Manchester, New Hampshire;  Nashua, New Hampshire;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Lynn, Massachusetts;  Lawrence, Massachusetts;  Haverhill, Massachusetts;  and Portland, Maine.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1974   BA   Political Science and Economics   Simmons College   Honors

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to






Solutions Architect


She is a senior architect working with the business lines to create technical solutions for their business goals.

2006 to 2006


Saphire Technologies


Web Site/Contractor


Technical Project Manager


She lead a team to convert the Web site images from one system to another.The new system is an XML based system. The client was LL Bean.

2006 to 2006






Technical Lead


She lead a technical team to convert from an unsupported system for disaster recovery to a new, highly available on line DR system. The client was Iron Mountain in Boston

2005 to 2006


Black Diamond Networks




Technical Project Manager


She managed the deployment of Mercury ITG for both portfolio management and for server deployment process with Fidelity Investments. She managed the development team and the support group in India and Ireland from Boston.

2004 to 2005


Akamai Technologies


Network Operations


Network Manager


She managed the network teams for both the internal as well as the external network for the company. She led the team through the Sarbanes Oxley audits process for the two networks.

Career Accomplishments:

Sally Mae First Year Teacher Award 1996 Wang Achiever 4 years- 1978-1982

Publications and Patents Summary

Contributor to the Seybold Group's publication

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Seybold Group  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1972 to 1974   The White House   Researcher/Writer   She began as a researcher for the speech writing staff and then became the editor of the White House news summary, " News and Comment" distributed to the Cabinet officers and White House staff daily.
1974 to 1975   Consumer Product Safety Commission   Special Assistant   She was the special assistant for Barbara Franklin and performed briefing the speech writing duties as well as scheduling for the Commissioner.

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1985 to 1986   Australia   She worked as an advance person for an America's Cup campaign in identifying housing and office relocation for the campaign team for its time in Australia.
1984 to 1985   Bermuda   She worked with the America's Cup campaign to raise money and locate the team in Bermuda for a training site and then to Boston for a summer location.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Very rusty but can pick it back up again if required.

Market Research:
She follows closely the trends in the industry as they apply to compliance with Federal Regulators. She is leading am implementation of a cross border project for Federal Reserve transfers in conjunction with an international acquisition of two American banks in the Northeast.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

She developed the training classes for Fidelity Investments for the use of Mercury ITG. The training was for all senior managers to assist them in using the system to manage their portfolio of IT projects. She also has lead a number of presentations on a series of topics such as the emergence of the Internet, Security issues facing current organizations, strategic directional studies for companies that she advised within the technology industry- ATT, Harris Computer, Digital Equipment Corp.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

She has strong vendor relationships with top integrators as well as vendors such as Sun Microsystems, Cisco Systems, EMC corporation, Juniper Networks, F5, Checkpoint, IBM, BEA, Software AG and a host of others- She keeps current on emerging technologies and focuses on the secure aspects of system development.

Other Skills and Services

She has an end to end , holistic approach to system testing, capacity planning. She is a specialist in efficient network design to maximize the throughput of applications for any organization. she has international experience in network design, registration of Internet domains and ASN numbers and N tier architecture. She worked in conjunction with the team of vendors, Cisco, Sun, EMC and Microsoft to architect one of the first n tier architecture for a global commercial Internet site- PaperExchange.


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