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Some Notable Success Stories & Selected Accomplishments

Written By: langdon on October 1, 2009 No Comment

Some Notable Success Stories & Selected Accomplishments:

From my collective experience at some of Canada’s leading corporations where I was responsible for strategic planning, partnerships, product development and marketing strategy with a view to drive new growth opportunities and develop new lines of business with a focus on emerging media; mobile; iTV; interactive voice, video & social media:

Selected Accomplishments:

From my collective experience at some of Canada’s leading corporations that were all industry leaders within their respective industry groups.

  • Developed and consulted on various business plans covering numerous market segments.
  • Developed a marketing and sales strategy to support $80 million of product sales that resulted in company’s ability to almost double the net margin of the division.
  • Landed in excess of $ 20 million in business through strong proposal management.
  • Developed a $35 Million net new growth plan to complement core plan.
  • Restructured Sales and Marketing from a direct model to a channel-based model resulting in faster market penetration.
  • Developed a strong track record of identifying profitable new business line opportunities.
  • Development of a coast to coast marketing and sales program for a National Consumer Electronics Company giving the company the ability to completely service Canada.
  • Market intelligence gathering and analysis resulting in the ability to measure themselves against the rest of the industry.
  • Lead consultant for new business engagements.
  • Directed Product Management Group ( 8 Product Managers & 4 Project Managers).
  • Designed a mobile commerce company from pen and paper to funding stage, resulting in the company’s ability to attract investors.
  • Created policy and procedure architecture that integrates IT strategy with business drivers.
  • Developed project plans from executive strategy meetings, resulting in the ability to act on vision.
  • Developed complete software architecture for online and mobile services.
  • Orchestrated the vision and development of a hybrid IT outsourcing product that was targeted towards the small to medium sized business.
  • Created an international 7 x 24 world class data centre from plan, which worked as a show piece for customer tours.
  • Acted as advisor for growth companies, leading the development of core products from architectural design to market readiness.
  • Identified business opportunity, then built Canada’s first Mobile Platform.
  • Created, developed and delivered profitable new products.
  • Created numerous business cases for new business offerings.
  • Effectively managed large project teams pooled across inter-departmental boundaries.
  • Developed risk management strategies through contract structuring, financial engineering and process modeling.
  • Managed system development projects.
  • Responsible for the implementation of technology management strategies, resulting in the ability to professionally manage rapid growth.
  • Created business cases for infrastructure builds and external business offerings.
  • Consulted on and implemented Business Recovery Plan for a major consumer electronics company.
  • Created a risk management plan for a large customer that resulted in the mitigation of potentially large financial losses.
  • Managed more than 20 projects simultaneously.
  • Entrusted with multi-million dollar budgets (Capital & Operating).
  • Orchestrated security designs and implementations.
  • Ran computer room construction projects.
  • Developed network disaster recovery plans.
  • Instrumental in closing accounts and then running the implementation project. (From RFP to normalization).
  • Received the “CEO Award of Outstanding Achievement” from BCE.

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