Darren Clark
Senior Manager Information Technology
darren@advisetek.com
(626) 665-5088

PROFILE
Senior Technology manager with 9 years of progressive experience and a track record of solution development, technology management, as well as delivery and operation of large, multi-million dollar, global, complex technology infrastructures. Proven ability demonstrated in highly respected companies: Ernst & Young LLP, Sprint; as well as several start-ups: paymybills.com, Overture Services (formerly goto.com); along with independent consulting at Deloitte & Touche LLP and EMC.

KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Senior Technology Management - Complex Technology Solutions - Information Technology Strategy - Organizational Development - Project/Program Management - Enterprise Architecture Planning


EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND / TRANSFERABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Senior Director, Production Operations 2002 Present
Director, Enterprise Systems 2001- 2002
Overture Services (formerly Goto.com) - Pasadena, California


Directed the design, deployment, and operation of a global production infrastructure that generated multi-million dollar revenues via targeted search marketing. Responsible for developing information technology capabilities and strategy, as well as leading company-wide, business-critical initiatives. Including: technology related product solutions, global program / project management, information technology strategy, organizational development (team building), system architecture, career development programs and global system implementations. Managed an organization of 35 technology professionals with 5 direct reports.

Accomplishments:
April 2002 to Present

May 2001 to April 2002

Consultant 2000 2001
Independent - Los Angeles, California

Director, Technology Operations 2000
Idealab (paymybills.com) - Pasadena, California

Responsible for managing the production technology operations throughout the organization for an online bill payment start-up, including: networking, system and database administration, and security. Managed a staff of 18 people with 3 direct reports.

Accomplishments:

Service Delivery Manager 1998 2000
Sprint E-Solutions - Universal City, California


Managed the professional services organization for the Los Angeles branch of Sprint E-Solutions. Responsibilities included P&L accountability for the branch and all consulting engagements, as well staffing and budgeting. Managed a staff of 26 people with 4 direct reports.

Accomplishments:

Network Engineer 1996 1998
Ernst and Young LLP - Los Angeles, California

Supported a multi-protocol enterprise that consisted of Novell, Microsoft, Compaq, Sun and Cisco components. Supported the LAN and WAN infrastructure that supported over 5,000 end users across 9 offices and numerous client engagements.

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