Proven executive and enterprise architect with extensive experience in a broad range of industries. Self-taught software developer and DevOps advocate, my primary focus is on transforming and enhancing IT in order to better align with business strategy and achieve business objectives. Specialties range from ITIL strategy and transformation, enterprise architecture, and cloud infrastructure, to application design and development, product vision, and operations management. Skilled in a broad variety of development tools, platforms and methodologies. I combine my passion for [attempting to] automate everything I touch with my 10 years of operations experience and research in helping businesses reduce risk and downtime. I am also a very creative and competent troubleshooter with a lot of practical experience, my love and support for open source initiatives can prove it.