Mr. Cohen is a successful IT Strategist with over 25 years of experience, skilled at leading the development, deployment, and support of robust technical solutions, systems administrations, and architectures across multiple industries and platforms. Industries include technology, finance, real estate, healthcare, government contracting, and telecommunication services. Offering a unique combination of strategic technology vision, business acumen, and tactical leadership to deliver to plan and bring value to the organization consistently.
Lead System Administration – Over 20 years in system administration, leading teams and mentoring Jr. Administrators and improving overall quality and performance through shell scripting, creating tools to monitor and check the health of the systems, and setting up SLAs and career path training programs.
Change Management Process (Human Side) – Working with end users to educate them and help them understand new changes and setting up a transparent process so that everyone knows what is happening.
Enterprise Systems Innovation– Mr. Cohen has a track record for implementing cutting-edge solutions that solve business issues while controlling costs and risk; advanced knowledge in Cloud and virtualization architectures and Enterprise-wide initiatives.
Cloud Architecture – With a Proven track record in designing / Implementing and Monitoring cloud technologies on both VMWare and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Technology Services Expertise- across multiple industries, and understand the various lines of business, system requirements, compliance, and regulations—strong technical background in infrastructure technologies and planning.
Project Management (PM) / Project Management Organization (PMO) – Solid foundation of project initiation, planning, budgeting, monitoring, configuration management, risk identification, verification, testing, and remediation with a strong emphasis on coordination and reporting skills. Planned projects over 3 Million dollars.
People Management- Mr. Cohen is a motivating leader who has built, developed, and managed high-performing IT teams. Practical interpersonal skills with an ability to create a strong partnership with stakeholders. Ability to work with internal technical resources and cross-organizational departments and business lines.
Business Analyst- Documentation and business requirement skills, advanced analysis skills across all integrated Oracle modules and partner interfaces. Ability to perform and document complex data analysis across multiple system platforms.
Software Development – Understand software development and the SLDC process clearly. Mr. Cohen has worked alongside and with development in object-oriented Java development and has personal experience in Objective C and Swift development for iPhone applications.
Expertise in – Strategic IT planning; enterprise, data center, virtualization architectures; risk and cost controls; Harvesting relationships and customer management; change management; quality management; staff development and leadership; project management; solution testing, resource, and management.
Accomplished Speaker – Presentation and Speaking skills. He has given lectures on cloud computing and its benefits for small businesses.
Board of Directors – Mr. Cohen has been on the board of directors of BalletNova School of Dance in Falls Church, Virginia, and Springfield Community Theatre.