Richard Wied

Associate Director - Networking at Zimmer Biomet

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE ----------------------------------------- Senior information technology leader offering over 20 years of demonstrated success leading complex and challenging initiatives around the world. Acknowledged for excellence in technical, business and staff leadership, with extensive experience creating and maintaining customer and vender partnerships. Reputation for effective communications with CIO and Customer Executives. ACCOMPLISHMENTS ------------------------------------------- •Chartered, organized and led IT service groups who built reputations for craftsmanship quality in the infrastructure they build and the customer services they provide. •Reduced labor cost 12% by transitioning from internal resources in the U.S., to outsourced resources in India. Effectively maintained technical architecture, standards and quality assurance internally. •Reduced maintenance cost 15% by reviewing contracts for decommissioned assets, replacing end-of-life equipment and replacing Suppliers. •Reduced WAN cost 22% by upgrading from International private lines MPLS from AT&T and Verizon. •Avoided cost increases by driving RFQ processes to select Technology and Suppliers for Network, Voice, Video and Electronic Security environments. •Avoided security violations and penalties by driving to closure SOX, OTS and FDIC issues identified by internal, external and federal agency auditors. •Organized the programs to design and implement the IT Infrastructure for campuses in Austin Texas ($14.4M) and Stillwater New York ($75.6M). •Organized and led the programs to design and implement the networks for campuses in Dresden Germany ($3.4M) and Suzhou China ($1.2M). •Organized and led the programs to spin-off the communications and electronic security infrastructure of AMD from Spansion and Guaranty Bank from Temple-Inland. •Reorganized and led the IT Infrastructure groups of Guaranty Bank after divestiture from Temple-Inland. Specialties: assets recovery, avaya, budgeting, business case, cabling, cad, circuit design, cisco, computer hardware, contract management, customer satisfaction, customer service, delivery, disaster recovery planning, email, firewalls, itil, lan, networking, nortel, operating systems, personnel, process engineering, program management, proxy server, quality control, recruiting, servers, sla, supervisory skills, system administration, unix, video, video conferencing, wan,

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