I am Ed Higgins.
A talented and accomplished executive with proven expertise in designing, building and leading world-class Enterprise Information Technology Management, Data Center Intelligence, and Security Assurance programs.
An outside the box thinker, with strength in business decision making, strategy development, and tactical execution, consultative selling, technical architecture, design, business-case development, cost and ROI modeling, data center and infrastructure efficiency program development, and team building with solid working knowledge in industry best-practices, regulatory compliance, technology standards, professional services management, and outsourcing management relationships.
Expert-level background in enterprise infrastructure and risk management, information assurance, problem-solving, and team leadership, and data center optimization with a dynamic client-presence and superior communication skills (written, oral, and presentation).
Certifications: ITIL, CISSP, CGEIT, CRISC, CISM, CISA, CHS-III, CHFI, CEH, PCI QSA, Licensed Private Investigator and Security Investigations Company Manager
Affiliations: ISC(2), ISACA, Uptime Institute, IEEE, and other recognized Associations Specialties
IT Architecture • Enterprise Infrastructure Mgmt • Consulting • Outsourcing • Team Leadership • Vision and Strategy • Managed Services • SaaS and Cloud Strategy • Digital Forensics • Network Infrastructure • Virtualization • Incident Mgmt • Data Center Infrastructure Management • IT Service Management • ITIL • Regulatory Compliance • SOX • HIPAA • GLBA • NERC CIP • FISMA • PCI QSA • Risk Mgmt • Data Center Mgmt • Decision Framing Practices • M&A • Business Startup and Transformation
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