Robert V Zwink

Hands-on Technology Executive with strong background in software engineering, enterprise application architecture and people management with passion for leading organizations though technological change with a focus on innovation and enterprise scale application architecture.

 
 
 Nov. 2004 - Present

Nov. 2004 - Present

Workforce Technology - Director Planning Systems & Platform

Provide executive leadership of organization focused on information management, compensation planning systems and advanced analytics/data science in support of Human Resources globally

Directly manage $11mm annual budget, 97 employees, and year over year task to gain 15% operational efficiency.

Key accomplishments: Established data science organization in support of leveraging advanced analytics to drive more informed business decisions. Established and successfully executed multiple software solutions in support of overall operational efficiency. Established fully autonomous offshore teams in Mumbai and Bangalore. Patent applications filed related to advanced analytics, machine learning, and blockchain backed smart contracts.

Intelligent Solutions - Chief Application Architect

Responsible for delivering a JPMC data asset aligned with Firmwide strategy which leverages hardware and software advancements in Big Data and Big Data Analytics.

Design and develop the application development pipeline based on large Hadoop and Greenplum data processing environments. Including data ingestion and ELT patterns.

Software engineer and Chief Application Architect for the commercial solutions which result from a proprietary data assets.

Key accomplishments: Firm’s first joint data analytics environment, end to end software development environment, Agile process for software delivery and program management, consistent velocity on new products in pipeline. Patent application filed related leveraging blockchain for data distribution.

Architecture and Emerging Technology Summary

Promote adoption of Firmwide architecture and strategies specific to common open source development frameworks with specific focus on object oriented software engineering best practices.

Subject matter expert in Mainframe to Distributed re-engineering efforts. Published “Leverage Open SourceETL for Traditional Mainframe Batch Processing” white paper at 2012 IBM Share Conference.


Lead Developer

Proud to say I had a hand in bringing microcenter.com to the World Wide Web.  Made some great friends.

 Jan. 1999 – Nov. 2004

Jan. 1999 – Nov. 2004


Education

Bachelors Computer Information Science 

I started working in technology directly out of high school.  While gainfully employed I decided a bachelors degree would make for a fun challenge.  After 9 years of flexible scheduling I received my computer science degree in 2013.