Biography

Gary Neshanian

2336 Elden Ave. #G,
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

949.485.5840
consultant@gnish.com

Gary Neshanian lives in Orange County, after graduating with BSc from Cal State Long Beach
Computer Science Engineer, was born in Los Angeles, and grew up in its south bay attending LA-Unified.

•  Systems programmer, in aerospace during college (-1990) 
  ·  System Administrator and Software Engineer, at Ford Aerospace ’82, on the DIVAD tank and ADO/Sidewinders.
   Graduated on to a software team leader and development systems manager
  ·  Systems Manager and Software Team Leader, at Rockwell Collins ’86, on the Milstar satellite program.
  ·  Systems Engineer and Consultant, at Adaptive Digital Systems ’88, on intelligence signal processing units.

•  Enterprise architect, during the internet dawn and ecommerce-dot.com decade (-2000)
   Sales engineer and analyst, for OEMs
  ·  Systems Engineer, at Data General ’90 ’92, computers.
  ·  Technical Support, at Kofax ’91, imaging products.
  ·  Technical Consultant, at Computer Associates ’94, business system applications.
  ·  Technical Support Specialist, at Cincom ’96, financial services applications.
   Systems engineer and integrator, for VARs 
  ·  Technical Support, at New Dimension ’96, enterprise applications.
  ·  Systems Engineer, at True Software ’97, development applications.
  ·  Senior Systems Engineer, at Acclaim Technology ’98, a Sun Microsystems/Solaris VAR.
  ·  Systems engineer, at Open Market ’99, e-business systems.

•  Organizational manager, post millennium, also conducting governance, compliance, and remediations (2000+) 
    PMP and CSM certified for PMO, Y2K issues, SOX/SAS audits, Governance Risk Compliance, and Cyber Ops.
  ·  Project Management – CRC · Hyundai · First American · Boeing · Capital Group · Pacific Life-Annuities · 
     PacifiCare · Toyota Motor Company · Sparta Inc. · NovaStar · Children & Families Com-OC.
  ·  Business Analysis – Ameriquest · Avaya · Boeing · Conexant Systems Inc. · Ducommun (DTI · DAS) ·
     First Consulting Group · Envision Group · Salk Institute · Shipper.com · Smart&Final · 99cent.
  ·  Business Process Reengineering – American Airlines · Canadian Auto Club · Edwards-AFB · Long Bch Bank ·
     Koll-Property · OC-Register · PageNet · St. Mary-Medical Center · Tektronix · Texaco-UCP.

Project Manager and Analyst; technical leadership, business analytics, methodical development, and strategic solutions.
PMO evangelist and methodology advocate of optimization, best fit organizational strategies, and cross-functionality.
Expertise in organizational governance/GRC, Cyber-Security, development/DevOps, infrastructure/ERP strategic planning.

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