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Bringing member Fortune 100 companies together to discuss critical cyber security and compliance issues. Use my expertise to provide insight and facilitate detailed intellectual exchange.
I have concluded my Ford career but remain active in the fields of cyber security, compliance and audit, IT strategy, and business resilience / business continuity.
Managed 40+ security professionals to ensure applications and infrastructure across all areas of the business are compliant with information system policy and legal regulations. Senior consultant on risk, cyber security / strategy, and audit / compliance.
Worked with the senior IT leadership team in developing and implementing the worldwide IT strategy. Researched trends across the IT industry, the automotive industry, and external indicators and trends to develop a robust approach to strategy development and refresh. Led a cross-functional global team of strategists at all leadership levels, to develop and enhanced strategy map addressing near, medium, and long-range challenges.
Managerial positions included: Availability analysis, production planning and control, enterprise data center hardware configuration, large-scale mainframe systems development, systems life cycle, enterprise business continuity, CIRT (incident response), IT audit
I wrote SummerDance, a coming-of-age story about an eleven-year-old boy growing up in Detroit during “that hot dry 1967 summer,” describing “events that ended with me learning to be really scared of my own father, locked screaming in the bathroom, Dad pounding and bellowing to let him in, a thin and splintering door between us.”
The father wasn’t headline-grabbing abusive; instead, he was more have-too-much-to-drink-and-lose-control abusive, beating his boys with a belt,...