Curriculum Vitae 2017

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gaston at gastonbruno.com.ar
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Summary
Entrepreneur, IT Senior Consultant, University Professor, 
Bachelor of Information Technology (Best qualification Honor Diploma) 
and Master in Information Technology (Summa Cum Laude Honor Diploma)

3+ years as Owner
10+ years as CIO
11+ years in Presales for enterprise IT market
12+ years teaching IT at academic level
13+ years working in SAP projects
16+ years as multi country IT consultant
16+ years of field customer relationship
18+ years working in the multinational IT industry

Work experience
11/2013 – present:   REDELOP    -    http://www.redelop.com
Founder & Owner
Redelop is a technology outsourcing company focused on leveraging the power of technology and innovation to improve business outcomes.
Achievements:
Redelop technology solutions helps customers with:
IT outsourcing, planning and Solution Design consulting.
Security solutions consulting.
IT Asset and Supplier Relationship Management.
Online presence management and internet domain management.
Web Design, E-mail management and Cloud Hosting.
Software development.
Customer Loyalty Solutions.
E-Commerce solutions.
Standard Certifications consulting.
Internet of Things (IoT) development.
IT Training courses.
 

05/2014 – present:   RFSMART S.A.    -    http://www.rfsmart.com.ar
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
In charge of the Security and Information Technology departments.
Planning and development of the global IT plan
Technology and security decision making
Justification, presentation and defense of IT strategic plans to the Directory Board.
Achievements:
Evaluation and acquisition of servers and connectivity hardware.
Antivirus, firewall and security policies implementation.
LAN network infrastructure redesign and application servers implementation.
Operating level HW & SW infrastructure implementation. Microcomputing, directory and centralized storage.
Evaluation, planning, negotiation and implementation of Google Apps for Business platform.

11/2008 – present:   Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
Regional Enterprise Presales Solution Architect
Enterprise Servers, Storage, Networking and Horizontal Solutions Presales Solution Architect.
Technology solutions designing for the Latin American & Caribbean Multi Country Area region.
Americas Business Intelligence Virtual Team.
HP Business Critical Servers, Industry Standard Servers and StorageWorks product lines product specialist.
Horizontal solutions sizing specialist: SAP, PeopleSoft, JDEdwards, Oracle E-Business Suite.
Vertica Analytics System sizing.
Virtualization solutions designing: VmWare, Citrix, Microsoft Hyper-V, HP Virtual Server Environment, HP Integrity Virtual Machines.
Consolidation solutions designing: HP Proliant Blades, HP Integrity Partitionable Servers.
Storage solutions designing: DAS, NAS, SAN.
Backup solutions designing: Tape, library, Virtual Library System, DataProtector
Replication solutions designing: SAN over IP, dark fiber, routers
High availability solutions designing: HP ServiceGuard, Oracle DataGuard, Veritas Cluster File System
Disaster recovery solutions designing: replicated multi site landscapes, Global Instant Capacity
Projects presentation and defense.
Achievements:
Mission Critical Ambassador in the Multi Country Area region.
Got several businesses of all sizes and industries across the Latin American region.
Started doing several new Oracle Applications solution sizings for the Multi Country Area presales team.
Technical reference contact for the Vertica High Analytic Appliance in the Multi Country Area region.
Solution design of the first HP-UX CloudSystem Matrix in Americas. A mixed architecture landscape for the Nextel 3G network development in Brazil, México and Argentina.
Contributed to the SAP HANA alliance team for the businesses development in the Multi Country Area region.

01/2007 – present:   General Plastic Corp S.A.    -    http://www.gpc-sa.com.ar
Regional Chief Information Officer (CIO)
In charge of the Security and Information Technology departments for all subsidiaries in Latin America.
Planning and development of the global IT plan.
Technology and security decision making.
Justification, presentation and defense of IT strategic plans to the Directory Board.
In charge of all the technical architecture that supports the development and manufacturing of plastic cards including magnetic band and safety codes.
In charge of the security associated with the plastic cards production processes, adjusting to the banks, finance, telecommunications and retail companies standards.
Achievements:
Evaluation and acquisition of servers and connectivity hardware.
Antivirus, firewall and security policies implementation.
LAN network infrastructure redesign and application servers implementation.
Operating level HW & SW infrastructure implementation. Microcomputing, directory and centralized storage.
ERP implementation.
Participation in the accreditation committee in terms of operational processes and stringent security controls with:
VISA International
MasterCard
American Express
Evaluation, planning, negotiation and implementation of Google Apps for Business platform.
Design and implementation of the Logical Security Requirements for Card Production required by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards.
Design and implementation of the Physical Security Requirements for Card Production required by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards.

01/2007 – 08/2008:  Informática Tekhne S.A.
Presales Solution Architect
HP Business Critical Servers, Industry Standard Servers and StorageWorks product lines product specialist.
Technical Manager of HP projects.
Development and answering to technical RFPs.
Designing and building of IT architectures configurations.
Business development with the client from the technical area.
Business projects leadership throughout the entire life cycle: design, development, implementation and support.
Achievements:
Development, defense and business clinched of several private and government businesses of all sizes and industries across Argentina.

07/2006 – 01/2007:  Datastar S.A.
Presales Solution Architect
HP Business Critical Servers, Industry Standard Servers and StorageWorks product lines product specialist.
Responsible for configuration and sizing of SAP + HP.
Designing and building of IT architectures configurations.
Responsible for administrative practices with Hewlett-Packard.
Business development with the client from the technical area.
Development and answering to technical RFPs.
Achievements:
Development, defense and business clinched of several private and government businesses of all sizes and industries across Argentina.

11/2004 – 07/2006:  Hewlett-Packard
IT consultant
Responsible for the following aspects of the HP Adaptive Enterprise workshops:
Infrastructure.
Logistics.
HP Agility Workshop.
HP IT Best Practices Workshop.
HP IT Consolidation Workshop.
Achievements:
Continuous improvement of processes and the system used.
Deliverables development.
Workshops follow up.

11/2004 – 07/2006:  TEQ Riverland Región SUR
IT consolidation consultant
Development and answering to technical RFPs.
Designing and building of IT architectures configurations.
Virtualization practices development (Microsoft + HP + VmWare)
Achievements:
Development, defense and business clinched of several private and government businesses of all sizes and industries across the Latin American region.

08/2004 – 04/2005:  Freelance Web developer
Web development of several sites using languages: PHP - MySQL - JavaScript - HTML

03/2004 – 11/2004:  Universidad de Palermo
Laboratory Manager
In charge of security and the proper functioning of equipment in the University laboratories.

02/2004 – 03/2004:  Universidad de Palermo
Janitor
Internship as a janitor with tasks such as care and assistance to University students, staff and faculty.

06/2003 – 12/2003:  Area Computación
IT Consultant
PC Technician with tasks such as customer service, claims, assembly, installation, configuration and tuning of computers, servers, printers and communication elements. Networks laying.

12/2002 – 02/2003:  Prosistec S.R.L.
Programmer
Visual Basic Programmer of software modules that manage access control systems and ticket printers.

03/200112/2001:  Siemens S.A.
IT Consultant
Internship in the area of Communications Networks and completing tasks such as customer service and claims. Back-office. Setup and repair of telephone PBX.

03/1999 - 12/2001:  Siemens S.A.
Scholarship holder
Studies as scholarship holder rotating through various sectors of the company during the study period.

Teaching experience
02/2017 – present:      In charge of the IT Platforms class. (Post-Grad, Master in IT)
                                Universidad de Palermo

08/2016 – 02/2017:      In charge of the Internet of Things class.
                                Universidad de Palermo

10/2005 – 12/2013:      In charge of one of the Data structures and programming algorithms (C) support classes.
                                Universidad de Palermo

10/2005 – 12/2013:      In charge of one of the Introduction to programming (C) support classes.
                                Universidad de Palermo

03/2006 - 12/2008:      In charge of one of the Systems Analysis II support classes.
                                Universidad de Palermo

07/2007 – 12/2008:      In charge of one of the Laboratory I (JAVA) support classes.
                                Universidad de Palermo

07/2007 – 12/2008:      In charge of one of the Object Orientation support classes.
                                Universidad de Palermo

03/2006 – 07/2006:      Systems analysis II student assistant. In charge of the JAVA practice.
                                Universidad de Palermo

10/2005 – 12/2005:      Data structures and programming algorithms (C) student assistant.
                                Universidad de Palermo

Education
2011 – 2015:              Master in Information Technology
                                Summa Cum Laude Honor Diploma (9.53 average qualification)
Universidad de Palermo

2003 – 2011:              Information Technology Degree
                                Best average qualification Honor Diploma
Universidad de Palermo

1999 – 2001:              Electronics technician with telecommunications orientation in production, goods and services
Escuela de Educación Técnica Werner von Siemens

1989 – 1998:              Primary and secondary school studies
Deutsche Schule Villa Ballester

Organizations
        Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
        Member ID: 94031796
                
                Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
        Member ID: 6927675

        Internet Society (ISOC)
Member ID: 141912

Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)

Endeavor

Professional qualifications, trainings and certifications
2017:                        HPE Product Certified - OneView [2016]
Hewlett Packard

2017:                        HPE ASE - Server Solutions Architect V3
Hewlett Packard

2017:                        HPE ATP - Server Solutions V3
Hewlett Packard

2017:                        HPE OneView
Hewlett Packard

2017:                        Architecting HPE Server Solutions
Hewlett Packard

2017:                        Building HPE Server Solutions
Hewlett Packard

2017:                        Presales MAP
Hewlett Packard - Nashville, USA

2017:                        Storage Bootcamp
Hewlett Packard Enterprise - Houston, USA

2016:                        Internet Governance Forum Argentina 2016
ISOC - IGF Argentina

2016:                        16th International Congress of Technology for Financial Business
AMBA - Asociación de Marketing Bancario Argentino

2016:                        Storage Bootcamp
Hewlett Packard - Houston, USA

2015:                        Presales MAP
Hewlett Packard - Nashville, USA

2015:                        Coaching to improve performance
Hewlett Packard

2015:                        Excellence in Interviewing
Hewlett Packard

2014:                        Technology Tour
Hewlett Packard - Houston, USA

2014:                        VTSP - DV (Desktop Virtualization 5)
VMware

2013:                        Architecting HP Cloud Solutions
Hewlett Packard

2013:                        Mission-Critical Ambassador
Hewlett Packard

2013:                        VMware Sales Professional (VSP) 5
VMware

2013:                        VMware Technical Sales Professional (VTSP) 5
VMware

2013:                        Administering HP CloudSystem Matrix
Hewlett Packard

2013:                        
Microsoft Active Professional
Microsoft - TechNet MSDN

2013:                        SAP Boot Camp for SAP Professionals
SAP Headquarters – Walldorf, Germany

2012:                        HP DISCOVER
Hewlett Packard - Las Vegas, USA

2012:                        Selling HP ProLiant Servers
Hewlett Packard

2012:                        BladeSystems Accredited Sales Professional (ASP) Certification
Hewlett Packard

2012:                        The Business Value of HP ProLiant Server Solutions
Hewlett Packard

2012:                        Selling HP Superdome 2 Server Solutions
Hewlett Packard

2011:                        HP DISCOVER
Hewlett Packard - Las Vegas, USA

2011:                        TZHANA: SAP High-Performance Analytical Appliance
SAP

2011:                        Vertica Analytics System
Hewlett Packard - Boston, USA

2010:                        HP SMB Solutions Accredited Presales Professional (APP) Certification
Hewlett Packard

2010:                        Planning and Designing HP SMB Solutions
Hewlett Packard

2010:                        HP Tech Forum
Hewlett Packard - Las Vegas, USA

2009:                        SAPTEC Fundamentals of SAP NetWeaver Application Server
SAP

2009:                        SAPNW SAP NetWeaver Overview
                                SAP

2009:                        Effective presentations training
                                Dale Carnegie - Hewlett Packard

2009:                        Negotiation Workshop
                                CMI International Group Argentina - Hewlett Packard

2007:                        Public speaking, effective communication and personal marketing training
                                ECOP

2007:                        IBM Websphere SOA Professional Qualification
IBM - Universidad de Palermo

2007:                        VmWare Infrastructure training
                                VmWare - Central Bank of Argentina

2007:                        HP Blade servers infrastructure training (HW & SW)
                                Hewlett Packard - Central Bank of Argentina

2007:                        HP EVA storage infrastructure training (HW & SW)
                                Hewlett Packard - Central Bank of Argentina

2007:                        Planning and Designing HP Commercial Solutions
                                Hewlett Packard

2007:                        HP Enterprise Solutions Accredited Sales Professional (ASP) Certification
                                Hewlett Packard

2007:                        Selling HP Enterprise Solutions
                                Hewlett Packard

2007:                        Technical Essentials of HP Enterprise Products
                                Hewlett Packard

2007:                        Planning and Designing HP Enterprise Solutions
                                Hewlett Packard

2007:                        Aladdin Cryptography and security tokens training
                                Aladdin - Central Bank of Argentina

2007:                        HP ProLiant Essentials training
                                Hewlett Packard

2007:                        HP Authorized Services Reseller Partner (ASRP) Certification
                                Hewlett Packard

2007:                        Sales Builder training
                                Hewlett Packard

2006:                        Oracle 10g Database Specialist Sales Champion Certification
                                Oracle

2006:                        Authorized Solution Sales Partner Certification
                                Hewlett Packard

2006:                        Authorized Services Reseller Certification
                                Hewlett Packard

2006:                        HP Commercial SMB Solutions Accredited Sales Professional (ASP) Certification
                                Hewlett Packard

2006:                        Selling HP Commercial Solutions
                                Hewlett Packard

2006:                        Planning & Design HP Integrity mid-range server solutions
                                Hewlett Packard

2006:                        Planning & Design HP Integrity entry-level server solutions
                                Hewlett Packard

2006:                        Virtualization Solutions Tour in Latin America workshop
                                Hewlett Packard - VmWare

2006:                        Blade technology and VmWare
                                Hewlett Packard - ICS Group

2005:                        IBM Websphere J2ME Professional Qualification
                                IBM - Universidad de Palermo

2005:                        IBM Websphere J2EE Professional Qualification
                                IBM - Universidad de Palermo

2005:                        IBM Websphere J2SE Professional Qualification
                                IBM - Universidad de Palermo

2005:                        IBM DB2 Professional Qualification
                                IBM - Universidad de Palermo

2005:                        ROI & TCO Project analysis workshop
                                Hewlett Packard - Alienan

2004:                        First aid training
                                Universidad de Palermo

2001:                        Environmental security training – ISO 14001
                                Siemens S.A.

2000:                        Industrial security training – Fire types and prevention
                                Siemens S.A.

1995:                        ZDP (Zentrale Deutschprüfung)
                                Deutsche Schule Villa Ballester

Papers, researches and academic publications
2017:                        Member of the evaluation committee of the Science and Technology Magazine Vol. 17
                                        ISSN: 1850-0870
2016:                        Centros de datos orientados a Cloud Computing. Una guía de actualización y referencia para el diseño de arquitectura informática moderna. (Printed Book)
                                        ISBN: 978-987-42-2582-5
                                        ISBN: 978-987-42-2658-7
2016:                        CIO interview - Information Technology Magazine Vol. 229
                                        ISSN: 0328-6398
                                        ISSN: 1850-0870
                                        ISSN: 1850-0870
2014:                        Cloud Computing en la industria financiera
                                       Revista Ciencia y Tecnología Nro. 13
                                       ISSN (on line): 2344-9217
2013:                        Virtualización de una red de datos empresarial
2012:                        Desde los sistemas de bases de datos SQL hacia NoSQL
2011:                        Cloud Computing en la industria financiera
2009:                        Implementación de un sistema Datawarehouse empresarial
2008:                        Estrategia funcional aplicada a la Educación Virtual

Languages
Spanish: Native
English: Upper-intermediate
German: Upper-intermediate

Personal skills
Communication with people of all ages and profiles
Working in groups
Punctuality and responsibility
Working under pressure
Use of own initiative
Adaptability
Flexibility
Presentation to audiences of all profiles
Effective communication
Interpretation and relationship between business aspects and technical aspects

Interests
Running
Snowboarding   

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