Lynn D. DunnAssociate
Expertise – Twenty-five years of business and technology leadership, with a track record of successfully developing and delivering products and services to any size enterprise, across multiple industries. Experienced in supporting complex merger and acquisition situations, improving overall performance, streamlining operations, negotiating new contracts and enhancing client relations. Knowledgeable about for-profit as well as non-profit, Other experience includes: Recruiting and Outsourced Services, Engineering and Operations, Sales and Marketing, across the US, Europe and Asia.
Her success as a hands-on technology leader includes multiple roles and levels of responsibility including ten years as an executive, a program manager for large software development projects and more recently as a management consultant working on product and marketing strategy for software start-ups.
Subject Areas – Business Alignment, Solutions Architect, Global Sourcing, Business Continuance, Program Office, Process Improvement and elimination, Information Technology and associated M&A activities, IT Governance, ERP, Sales and Marketing, Vendor Management and Contract Negotiation.
Business Acumen – Develops and maintains relationships and communications at all levels, execution of strategy to deployment that meet business technology goals and objectives. In depth understanding of business alignment, team building, process and performance improvement, employee development and retention.
Industry Verticals – Staffing, Software, Non-profit Energy, Engineering, Aerospace
Business Alignment through M&A - Led cross-functional teams on multiple projects that were responsible for aligning technology and business processes for various staffing companies as a consequence of ongoing Mergers & Acquisition activity. Through evaluation of business and technology best practices across all companies, determined major infrastructure changes and multiple software migrations required to provide an effective solution for each group of companies. Worked with executives and key members of the member companies involved to manage and measure performance, schedule, and cost on each project resulting in successful transitions.
Business Continuance – As one of the earliest adopters to create and execute business continuance plans for medium size enterprises, her efforts resulted in significant savings through data center consolidation and the elimination of redundant systems and resources. Through virtualization and other centralized services was able to upgrade performance while reducing the overall cost to the businesses involved.
Solutions Architect – Beginning with Lockheed Martin, followed by LSI, Robert Half and others over the last twenty years has acted as a catalyst by working with key technology providers to develop new and improved solutions to meet the needs of the various types of businesses and industries in which she has been involved, including: Email, VOIP, as well as other collaboration, social commerce and communications tools, ERP, CRM, business intelligence and other specific business related solutions.
Past employers - Energy Foundation, Randstad, Adecco, Ebsco, Robert Half, LSI Logic, Lockheed Martin
Education – Bachelor of Science with major in marketing from San Diego State University