About Fernando

Senior IT Executive, eager on new technologies and a Business Transformation & Cloud Computing Evangelist with vision, passion and creativity.

I started my career working as a technician firstly in Madrid and then in London where I grew as an IT professional and as a person. After this I expanded my professional career by working at worldwide level in multiple positions such as CIO “Vice President of IT – Head of IT” for a group of companies while located in the Middle East (Dubai – UAE). Since then I have held the CIO role in different multinationals leading business transformacion. Living with multiple cultures is what helped me grow awareness on what makes us different but also what makes us become better together, as human beings – learning from each other.

My career gathers over 25 years of experience in Strategy, Human Capital, Finance, Technology & Management across multiple industries. I have successfully helped to build new business units or remodelled old ones. I understand the importance of leadership, talent and culture. If I was asked what my strengths are I would be inclined to say business transformation and strong commercial acumen.

I am always on the path of learning as there is no such thing as limit to knowledge. I am grateful for the recognition I’ve received by peers and customers who often describe me as a highly experienced business advisor with passion for results; adept of collaborative leadership style and with courage to lead major change.

My expertise covers end to end IT, operational & financial management alongside service delivery with a clear focus on improving the wider business operations implementing different methodologies (PMI – Project Management Office, Agile & ITIL), deploying and certifying services following international standards (PCI (Payment Card Industry), different ISOs, implementing and adopting business solutions (ERP & CRM) or virtualized services (AWS-Azure): SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, DRaaS. CCIE&PMP.

Some of my skills include:
– IT Strategy & Leadership
– Turner of strategic entrepreneurial vision into tangible results
– Developing IT Organizations
– PMO, Program & Project Management
– Worldwide Project and Service Delivery
– Digital & Business Transformation
– Stakeholder Management
– People and Team Management
– Expert in DevOps, Waterfall & Agile
– Budget & Financial Management
– Excellent communication skills
– مستوى متقدم في اللغة العربية

Bilingual English-Spanish with advanced level of Arabic being improved.

Do you want to know more? Why dont you check My LinkedIn Profile ?

If you want to contact me, dont hesitate. You can do so on Fernando Rodriguez

 

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