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Jerry Henzel
ICT Consultant , Consulting
Tucson, United States
ICT Expert with over 20 years experience. Expertise in M&E, training, ICT strategy, information security, communications and system architecture. Looking for short-term consulting opportunities
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Area of Expertise:
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
  • Government/Governance, Reforms
  • Infrastructure, Technology, Engineering, Science
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
-- Worked with the World Bank to implement a social information management system in Georgia
-- Worked with USAID & UNDP to develop eGovernment strategies, evaluate database, biometric & IT systems for the Government of Georgia
-- Worked with USAID to assess communication and network infrastructure and develop IT strategy roadmaps in Liberia?
-- Worked with Universities and private research institutes to build technical capacity and transfer knowledge in Mexico, Chile and Argentina for 10 years on GIS technologies, database design and information management
-- Worked with experts from the Commonwealth Secretariat, the International Monetary Fund and the Government of Maldives to re-align business processes, develop IT strategies and build information systems for the Central Bank??

-- Performed IT and business strategy alignment?
-- Developed RFP’s, project management plans and project budgets
-- Developed proposals for local, national and international organizations
-- Performed full life-cycle project management according to PMI methodology
-- Managed programmers and consultants

Network Architecture & Security
-- Evaluated Government of Armenia business registry for security best practices
-- PCI Compliance & Remediation
-- Security & Penetration testing
-- Managed network operations and system administration, including information security issues, using the basics of ISO 27001 as a best practice
-- Evaluated network and security infrastructure for the Government of Liberia’s Bureau of Budgets
-- Developed a network and security architecture for the Government of Liberia’s Bureau of Budgets
-- Evaluated security of Government of Georgia Ministry of Finance’s tax database systems
-- Developed and designed network architectures (Wi-Fi, LAN & VPN)
-- Deployed enterprise-level anti-virus software, monitoring and intrusion detection solutions, policies and procedures
-- Designed virtualization solutions including virtualizing database systems (MS SQL Server)

Data Architecture
-- Advised organizations on data warehouse best practices (Kimball philosophy)
-- Advised organizations on enterprise data best practices and evaluated high availability database solutions
-- Developed conceptual, logical and physical data models
-- Advised organizations on XML standards & IT governance

Technical Architecture
-- Implemented SharePoint solutions (2.0 & MOSS 2007)
-- Developed Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions in .Net and J2EE
-- Acted as an advisor on principles and best practices of SOA

Soft Skills
-- Strong political & diplomatic skills and a high degree of common sense
-- Good communication skills
-- Leads by example
-- Adaptable to international and multicultural work environments
-- Self-directed and work well independently
-- Excellent teacher with a high degree of patience

1991 - 1993
Three years of graduate work in Arid Lands Studies with a focus on Geographic Information Systems and a minor in Remote Sensing
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona USA

1989 - 1990
Master of Science
Geography, Geographic Information Systems
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma USA

1982 – 1986
Bachelor of Education
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
Affiliations and Achievements:
Certified ESRI Georgraphic Information Systems Trainer – ESRI – 1995
The GLOBE Program Certificed Master Trainer (1995 – 2005)

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Being headhunted – make me an offer

    Years of Experience:
    15-20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Spanish, Ukrainian
    Canada , United States
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