Chad W Gerber-SharePoint 2010

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CHAD W. GERBER; MCITP,MCSE
1052 Evening Shade Avenue, Rolesville, NC 27571  (678) 920-1590  [email protected]
SharePoint Evangelist
Farm Administration ~ Software Development ~Implementation Architecture
SharePoint visionary with management and hands-on experiences. Strong record of success in creating robust
SharePoint architectures and infrastructure. Proven ability to bring the benefits of SharePoint to solve business
issues while managing costs and risks. Lead development and deployment of custom SharePoint solutions,
global web solutions integrating B2B and B2C strategies. Thirteen years IT experience including business
applications, e-commerce, process and systems re-engineering, and client relations management.
CORE COMPETENCIES
 SharePoint Administration and Customization
 Technology Architecture & Integration
 Global IT Delivery and Project Management
 Leading Edge Software Development
 Enterprise-Wide IT System Support & Direction
 Web Application Management
 Strategic Analysis & Internal Consulting
 E-Commerce Strategy/Development
 Staff Management & Team Building
 Business Process Enhancements
 Disaster Recovery & Security Solutions
 Expert SharePoint Architect & Designer
HIGHLIGHTED CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS
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Multiple successful SharePoint 2010 & MOSS 2007 engagements. Selling the framework to C Level
executives, creating custom, branded solutions. Improving overall enterprise data management,
communications, and successfully reducing redundant licensing fees >$1m.
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Implemented Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) for enterprise web applications resulting in a
consolidation of 112 applications into a single overall corporate solution and an annual recurring $600K
expense reduction and increased overall unit productivity.
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Designed and implemented new enterprise Intranet utilizing SharePoint, enhancing user-acceptance and
streamlined information distribution by creating an easy-to-use Web 2.0 platform.
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Migrated mainframe IMS application to .NET environment. Developed middleware that interfaced with the
Oracle RDB transmitting data between multiple manufacturing systems.
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Championed processes and resource management to increase communication effectiveness resulting in a
realized 90% increase in customer satisfaction and improved ordering capacity 30%.
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Revitalized operations to create $400K+ in savings for printing and shipping expenses annually.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Perficient
Aug 2011 – Present
Led requirements gathering workshops to select and recommend a portal collaboration solution. Met with key
business users, coordinated requirements gathering, collaborated to obtain step-by-step buy-in. Analyzed
information architecture, developed Portal Requirements document, recommended solution to business users,
produced solution documentation, diagrams, and PowerPoint presentations. Reported to management throughout
requirements gathering process, and presented SharePoint Enterprise 2010 as the recommended solution. Answered
questions, resolved issues, obtained consent and resources needed to move forward.
TrialCard, Cary, NC
Architect Consultant
Feb 2011 – Aug 2011
Led the implementation of SalesForce, redesigning the information architecture and creating a taxonomy that fits
natively into the SalesForce schema. This redesign allowed for greater OOB functionality usage and lower
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development overhead. Working with each of the LOBs to integrate their business operations into SalesForce, this
includes the collection of requirements, defining the long-term operational vision, and enforcing through SalesForce
procedures.
Specked and built intermediate SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Farm. Initial requirements are to build IT knowledge
warehouse and process enablement. Designing Reference Architecture knowledge base into the new site.
PROGRESS ENERGY, Raleigh, NC
SharePoint Consultant
2009 – Apr 2011
Led requirements gathering workshops to select and recommend a portal collaboration solution. Met with key
business users, coordinated requirements gathering, collaborated to obtain step-by-step buy-in. Analyzed
information architecture, developed Portal Requirements document, recommended solution to business users,
produced solution documentation, diagrams, and PowerPoint presentations. Reported to management throughout
requirements gathering process, and presented MOSS 2007 as the recommended solution. Answered questions,
resolved issues, obtained consent and resources needed to move forward.
Led custom webpart and template development using C#, JavaScript and CSS to support overall business
objectives. Using the 3rd Party add-in Nintex, created custom interfaces between the organization’s portal and other
enterprise tools such as Primavera, Oracle Financials and Business Objects.
Key Accomplishments:
o Built an organization portal aggregating all activities and documentation for the program.
o Implemented custom CAML queries to enhance BI and connect disparate applications.
o Using workflows, implemented a custom template to provide traceable decision trees, essential for
efficient regulatory reporting.
o Developed dashboards to easily assess status of any unit within the program.
o Developed both business workflows and software automated workflows that move documents,
assign tasks, and create reports.
EASTMAN KODAK/CARESTREAM HEALTH
Senior SharePoint / Business Application Architect (2005-2009)
1999 – 2009
Senior business applications architect responsible for the overall design, interfacing, consolidation and
implementation of multiple applications for the global enterprise. Gathered system and software solution
requirements to reengineer complex, diverse legacy systems on the existing mainframe and ported it into a modern,
progressive architecture system through analysis, planning, and timely execution. Built SAAS applications after
meeting with, interviewing, and understanding individualized business unit needs. Interfaced IT solutions with
international business units from manufacturing, legal, finance, HCIS, DMS, molecular, quality, and marketing.
Required the creation of good working relationships with multiple global regions and divisions. Results included
implementing two enterprise intranets; the consolidation of 112 applications into a single, overall corporate solution
resulting in an annual, recurring $600K expense reduction; and increased overall unit productivity. In charge of
multiple projects and teams, the coordination of diverse and often non-articulated requirements and the ability to be
flexible all while supporting internal clients’ needs.
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Key Accomplishments:
o Rolled out new Intranet using SharePoint/MOSS 2007. Enhancing user acceptance and
streamlined information distribution by creating an easy to use Web 2.0 platform.
 Built new infrastructure to support the MOSS farm
 Using custom workflows to power a FDA Part 11 compliant created document
management platform
 Designed custom Master Pages and CSS to deploy a branded SharePoint experience
 Designed and conducted corporate SharePoint training for users
o Implemented Service Oriented Architecture for Enterprise web applications. Consolidating 112
applications into a single, overall corporate solution resulting in an annual, recurring $600K
expense reduction; and increased overall unit productivity.
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Licensing Portal allowing end users to enter highly complex license packages & transfer data to the
SAP and license generation software.
Extensive customization of SharePoint environment including branding, Custom workflow and
state machine development.
Migration of mainframe IMS application to .NET environment. Developed middleware that
interfaced with the Oracle RDB transmitting data between multiple manufacturing systems.
Global IT Web Manager (2002-2005)
Manager for global web presence of the dental group overseeing 6-10 engineers and marketing professionals.
Sustained and maintained vendor relationships, project resources, and resource management. Managed the RFP
processes. Served as the Project Manager for all web projects and Intranet sites. Managed and maintained hardware
and network infrastructure. Conducted business research, market analysis, and disaster recovery planning. Assessed
competitor online presence, devised dealer channel portals. Managed and optimized an HR E-provisioning system.
Led and configured a migration to a VM server environment. Deployed and implemented CMM procedures for
development of web applications. Member of a Change Control Board to monitor, verify, and approve site changes.
Established policies and procedures, standards and practices for security measures. Provided ongoing monitoring,
development and analysis of company Intranet and Internet sites. Optimized the infrastructure of the Web Cluster;
synergizing network management, DNS, VPN, and firewall configuration. Coordinated and oversaw budgeting,
strategic planning and price negotiations. Forecasted architectural needs; instituted best practices.
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Key Accomplishments:
o Sourced and Implemented K2 BlackPearl for the enterprise. This included building the
server infrastructure and loading/configuring the BlackPearl environment. Propelled and
developed a 1 touch application allowing equipment, HR documentation, security
clearances, and workspace to be ordered within 75% of usual processing times. Using the
Workflow and Business Logic designers.
o Created new Intranet for enterprise using SharePoint/MOSS 2007. From setup of the
environment to the development of custom webparts to business workflow.
o Created a series of 5 Global portals to enhance relationships with our dealers utilizing SharePoint
2003. Dealer satisfaction increased by 50% with overall communication costs dropping by 70%.
o Championed processes and resource management to increase communication effectiveness.
o Realized a 90% increase in customer satisfaction. Improved ordering capacity by 30%.
o Revitalized operations to create $400K+ in savings for printing and shipping expenses annually.
o Overhauled and re-designed a commercial website; improving navigation search times by 35%.
o Spearheaded and launched an online support center; re-designed Intranet architecture/design.
o Significantly reduced helpdesk calls by 25%; improved flow of ordering lowering errors by 10%.
o Benchmarked and led regional web marketing plans and e-strategies to enhance marketing.
o Successfully guided implementation for 15 regional sites; decreased development time by 50%.
o Spearheaded large-scale, critical process improvements to enhance build process, coordinate
resources, allocate resources, track duties, acquire data, and manage team.
Program Manager (1999-2002)
Served as Architect and Director of the National launch of a high speed digital film scanner (KCDFS). Critical
component of the “Perfect Touch” Photo Software. Oversaw and administered customer requirements into the
software of the scanner, ensuring seamless scanning into the I*Lab System. Tested and integrated new components.
Aligned and orchestrated installations, and provided national onsite support and troubleshooting. Cultivated and
developed strategic partnerships ensuring regulatory compliance, and process improvements. Defined process and
established methods to ensure technical enhancement. Led migration, upgrades, and restorations as required
enhancing IT synergy.
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Key Accomplishments:
o Dramatically enhanced product uptime from 68% to 99.8% by boosting operations from CMM
level 0 to 3, saving $2M/year and reducing FTE base.
o Directed the scientific analysis for new L26 imager based on new, emerging manufacturing
processes.
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Propelled and elevated advancements and increased productivity while leading 2-4 software
versions.
Instituted and propelled a skunk-works project with a small team of engineers; collaborating on the
development of a hybrid scanner using the Film Path of the HR800 and the Data Path of the
HR200.
Integrated the placement of new imager into scanner, increasing optical resolution and reducing
manufacturing costs for the system.
Monitored and tracked achievement of project metrics, costs incurred, and resource allocation
processes.
Winner of two “Achievement Awards” for outstanding product launches, migrations, and
upgrades.
CAREER NOTE: Additional career experience as a QA Manager for Xerox Corp from 1997-1999 is available upon request.
EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science, Economics & Finance
S.U.N.Y. Brockport, Brockport, NY
Training/Development
ATG Dynamo, Leadership Development
TECHNICAL SKILLS
MCITP (SharePoint Administrator 2010);
MCSE (Microsoft Certified System Engineer); Registered Microsoft Partner
SQL Server  JavaScript  HTML, ASP  ASP.Net  VB.Net  C#.Net  C++  Visual Basic  UNIX  IIS
Apache  Microsoft Exchange  SharePoint 2003/2007  ATG Dynamo Commerce  K2 BlackPearl
Ektron  Citrix  DNS, VPN, Firewall  WebSphere  J2EE  Photoshop  VMWare
Windows NT4, XP/2000 Server Series  Server 2003 Series
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