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Joaquin Fagundo

Information Technology Professional Executive, Information Technology and Services

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Joaquin Fagundo's Bio:

 

Joaquin Fagundo aka Jack, is an IT Executive bringing 20 years of experience providing leadership and hands-on management of medium to enterprise scale clients and an expertise in the following areas:   

  • Data Center Transformation, Rationalization and Consolidation

  • Infrastructure Design & Implementation 

  • Budget & Cost Control

  • Proposal Development & Analysis Consulting  

  • Strategic Planning & Integration

  • Project / Program Management

  • Client & Personnel Management

  • Vendor Management

He joins HCL as the Program Director assigned to The Walt Disney Account and since has been promoted to Associate Vice President.  Jack has built a solid reputation with senior management of Tata Consultancy Services, Nielsen Ratings, PwC, Oracle and many others by being able to effectively engage on assigned projects to meet budget and time constraints ensuring client satisfaction.

Successfully leading various project implementations, focusing on IT Business and Program Management in a number of industries; Financial, Manufacturing, Media Technology, Hospitality and Consulting with a proven success in managing full project lifecycles and possess a deep understanding of how to utilize technology in order to deliver enterprise solutions that meet requirements of business.

Prior to joining HCL, Jack worked for Oracle Consulting in the Systems Performance and Architecture division where he held responsibility across data center operations for several global fortune 500 clients within the US.  Prior to that, he worked for TCS holding several titles and upon his departure, was the Sr. Director of Data Center Operations and Transformation, responsible for multiple client data center migrations and consolidation within US, APAC and EU regions.

 

Vendor Relationship and Executive Management

Key to success has been the willingness to work closely with vendors and contractors.  Providing excellent written communications in the form of RFPs and RFIs with a level of detail that enables potential vendors to know exactly what is expected and what they will be required to deliver eliminates much of the friction that can develop and sour vendor relationships on projects.   A clear and detailed understanding of each project undertaken coupled with excellent verbal communications skills are an asset that is much appreciated by senior level management. 

Being part of steering committees and playing roles in Senior Level Management has established confidence and reputation when working closely with other C level Executives, a niche Jack now strongly possess.

Managing as many as 16 direct reports with over 600 cross functional resources, has gained his experience in personnel management and candidate selections and has built his reputation as a strong team leader. 

 

Financial Budget Development and Cost Control

Joaquin Fagundo has honed budget development and cost control skills by acquiring the tools to clear away the fog that can develop in high pressure environments as issues arise and unanticipated events that are introduced to a project.  Experience has taught that accurate cost and resource planning leads to realistic budgeting and control of the all costs associated with a project.   Management should never be in doubt about the costing impact of a project life-cycle.  In addition, has held direct responsibility over budgets exceeding $50M yearly. 

He's also gained thorough knowledge of accounting practices within business that have helped in understanding functionality with General Ledgers, Accounts Payable and Receivables, Inventory Controls and warehousing and business closing cycle and requirements.  This experience has helped him assist is some of the most critical corporations in determining ERP selection and implementations such as SAP and Oracle platforms helping standardize corporate image. 

 

Regulatory Agency Compliance

Working with Financial Institutions has instilled the importance of compliance with federal, state and local regulatory agencies and has equipped him with the tools to implement, maintain and verify compliance with regulatory agency rules and regulations to protect the interests of the corporation and the corporation's customers.  Guidance of SOX Compliance and IPO process has also become part of his portfolio of services.

Jack was born and raised in Miami, FL and holds a Master’s of Science in Information Technology Management and has been in the IT field for over 20 years.

 

Joaquin Fagundo's Interests & Activities:

Music Engineering and Production, Cutting Edge Technology, Spending time with family and friends or simply relaxing at home.




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