22+ Years of Experience

Reflection on Success

2022 - Present

Chief Security Architect

2021- 2022

Chief Security Architect

Lead global security architecture program, drive DevSecOps and cloud security transformation through security guidance to executive leadership and security strategy and roadmaps for the global estate. Manage security partnerships and champions program to enable development community uplift.

2020 - 2021

DevSecOps Advisor

Lead security DevSecOps transformation: responsible for Cloud Enablement, Containerization, and DevSecOps roadmaps. Projects included Developer Experience program, Customer and industry event speaker, Container strategy, and CI/CD pipeline security.

2019 - 2020

Chief Transformation Evangelist

Drive technology and product transformation opportunities: responsible for technology advocacy, Industry evangelism, and Global Architecture Guild. Projects included Engineering Handbook (Codified engineering practices), Public, private, and customer event marketing, industry event speaker, operationalizing architecture guild, continuous cultural improvement programs, and assisting alliances in creation of transformation and innovation programs.

2017 - 2019

Sr. Business Transformation Consultant, DevOps Lead

Led digital business transformations: responsible for Product, Agile and DevOps coaching from inception to production. Projects included OKR setting, Rapid Prototyping (High/Low), Agile Team Forming, DevOps/DevSecOps Value Stream Mapping, and Cultural Influence Workshops.
InterContinental Hotels Group

Technical Advisor

Advised senior leadership on global technology strategy: responsible for strategic direction, roadmaps, and innovation plans. Projects included Enterprise Cloud Services Transformation, Big Data Initiatives, Reservation System Re-platforming, AWS, GCP, and Azure Platform Planning, and Platform Engineering.
2013 - 2015
Manheim / Cox Automotive

Sr. Consultant

Designed next generation platforms: responsible for infrastructure transformation, platform service integration, enterprise cloud service portfolio, and enterprise messaging systems. Projects include Office 365 Migration, Gavel to Gate Process Improvement Program, Auction-In-A-Box, and Cox Automotive Founding.

Value Add Industry Leadership

2021 - Current
The Purple Book

Founding Board Member

Help establish and maintain global community, create security industry open source collateral, and co-author of The Purple Book.

2019 - Current
ADAPT Transformation

Founding Advisory Board Member

Provide feedback, ask challenging questions, and offer guidance ideas and advice to maximize the potential of the ADAPT Model Community.

2019 - Current
DevOps Institute

DevOps Ambassador

Founding Ambassador of the Global DevOps Ambassador program.
2019 - Current
You Exec

Brand Ambassador

2019 - 2022
Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

Chair - DevOps Society

Operating as vice chair and board member for TAG DevOps society.

2018 - Current
DevOps Institute

DevOps Instructor

Accredited Instructor For The Following Certification Courses: -DevOps Foundations -DevOps Leadership -DevOps Test Engineering -DevOpsSecOps Engineering -Continuous Delivery Architecture
2018 - Current
ITSM Academy


Accredited Instructor For The Following Certification Courses: -DevOps Foundations -DevOps Leadership -DevOps Test Engineering -DevOpsSecOps Engineering -Continuous Delivery Architecture
2017 - Current

National Speaker

Multiple nationwide speaking events from meetups, user groups, and code camps to enterprise audience conferences. Over 45+ industry talks and keynotes.

Business Skills

Business Transformation


Leadership Coaching


Agile Coaching


Learning and Development Planning


Vendor Management / Procurement


Strategy and Roadmapping


Workshop Facilitation


Vision Storytelling


Customer Advocacy


Public Speaking