Tom Caddoo

Customer Solutions Architect at Cisco

Tom's bio

Versatile, innovative IT Director with 16+ years experience defining strategic objectives and applying leadership skills to achieve dramatic, bottom-line results. Broad expertise spans IT operations, financial management, enterprise-level system architecture/design (including SOA, Netuitive, Tideway, & Data Synapse environments) and LAN/WAN data/voice systems administration. Record of achievement managing $MM, multi-year projects, technology & process re-engineering efforts and strategic outsourcing initiatives for major organizations such as Wachovia Bank and GE Capital. * Adept at architecting solutions and leading teams in the development of IT initiatives to achieve key business objectives. * Exceptional relationship builder, communicator and negotiator, successfully presenting complex tactical/project plans to CFOs, executive management, IT finance personnel, clients and peers to achieve buy-in. * Build and motivate high- performance teams to deliver projects on schedule and within budget. Excel at working under tight time frames and political environments to overcome objections and move the project forward.

Blog

Some highlights from my blog

Experience

Explore my professional history and get to know the companies I worked at and the roles and responsibilities I've been assigned.

2014 Current

Cisco

Customer Solutions Architect, Global Enterprise Theatre

In this role I partner with the Cisco Client Director of one of Cisco's largest financial services customers to act as a trusted advisor to the customer's lead ... Read more

2011 2014

Cisco Systems

Practice Architect, Financial Services, Business Transformation

Working alongside Industry Practice Advisors and Business Solution Advisors I am responsible for the alignment of Cisco architectures and solutions to address t ... Read more

2010 2011

Adaptivity, Inc.

Chief Architect, Enterprise Systems Management

Adaptivity helps companies build out Real Time Infrastructure through a deliberate approach to model a Service Oriented IT Data Center which will be the founda ... Read more

2007 2009

Wachovia Bank

VP, Manager Emerging Application Technologies

Responsible for managing a team that is responsible for the development of next generation solutions for application modeling and business service management so ... Read more

2003 2009

KT Unlimited, Inc.

Founder & COO

Responsible for the back office functions of the firm to include accounting, financial management, and contract negotiations.

2007 2007

Wachovia Corporate & Investment Banking Technology

AVP, Systems Management Architect

Primary responsibility for developing new, next generation monitoring technologies for Wachovia's Corporate & Investment Bank. Utilizing solutions such as Sym ... Read more

2005 2007

Wachovia

AVP, Tech Specialist

Led the modernization of the monitoring solution for Wachovia's online banking platform modernization project.

2004 2005

International Network Services

Consulting Manager

Direct high-visibility client projects, developing implementation strategies and process architecture, while leading technology re-engineering initiatives. Ca ... Read more

2003 2004

International Network Services

Managing Consultant

Responsible for managing 8-10 consultants based all around the United States. Ensured alignment of skill sets to client engagements. Also responsible for the ... Read more

2000 2003

Predictive Systems

Principal Consultant

Responsible for scoping and delivery of client engagements from a business and technical perspective. Usually served as the chief engagement manager for proje ... Read more

1998 2000

Inacom

Managing Consultant

Presided over multi-year/$multi-million project engagements. Led the planning, design, delivery and budget control for client enterprise management solutions ... Read more

1997 1998

Vanstar

Senior Systems Engineer

Provided network and systems engineering for Vanstar's network operations center that supported Vanstar's outsourcing clients.

1997 1998

News Radio 640 WGST

Computer Talk Show Host

Co-hosted computer call in show on am radio station in Atlanta, GA. Was the primary talent and co-producer of the show. Answered questions from callers on a ... Read more

1995 1997

Value Oncology Sciences

IT Manager

Lead the ongoing development, procurement and provisioning of all corporate data & voice LAN/WAN services. Directed corporate IT staff of technical support an ... Read more

1995 1997

WSB Radio

Compuetr Talk Show Host

Co-hosted computer talk radio show on Atlanta, Georgia's 750AM WSB radio. Took calls from listeners and offered advice on computer issues and other technology ... Read more

1994 1995

RMC Computers & Networks

Technical Support Engineer/Sales Engineer

1992 1994

Southern Electronics Distributors

Buyer

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Projects

Take a look at a few of my favorite projects I’ve started or been a part of during the course of my career.

Education

See where I spent time studying and gained early knowledge to prepare for my professional life.

2014 2016

Western Governors University

Master of Science, Management and Leadership

2004 2005

American InterContinental University

Business Administration

2003 2004

American InterContinental University

Information Technology

1986 1990

Riverside Military Academy

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Skills

A concise list of some of the most valuable professional skills I possess. My tricks of the trade and what I can bring to the table.

Mergers
Contract Negotiation
Project Finance
Operational Due Diligence
Team Leadership
Financial Markets
Enterprise Architecture
SOA
Virtualization
Virtual Teams
Retail Banking
Capital Markets
Cloud Computing
Systems Management
Application Management
International Business
London
Collaboration Solutions
ITIL
Strategic Planning
Gap Analysis
Data Center
Outsourcing
IT Operations
Change Management
IT Service Management
IT Strategy
Enterprise Software
Application Lifecycle Management
CRM
Strategy
Integration
Solution Architecture
Cisco Technologies
Professional Services
Architecture
SDLC
Management
Telecommunications
Business Development
Leadership
Business Process
Consulting
SaaS
Information Technology
Business Transformation
Infrastructure
Networking
IT Management
Executive Management

Testimonials

Hear what some of my clients and colleagues have to say about me after working together on various projects throughout my career.

Dale Rueschhoff

Technology Management at Wells Fargo

Tom is an extremely intelligent individual that has strong skills in relating technology and business. He is an excellent communicator that can transform compl ... Read more

Carol Belton

Technology Consultant at Wachovia

I worked with Tom on a continuous process improvement repository project. I found Tom to be extremely likeable, very knowledgeable and concise in delivering bus ... Read more

Brian Ellison

Professional Services Manager at AT&T Consulting Solutions, Inc.

While I was Business Development Manager at INS Tom was Managing Consultant. In this role Tom displayed a unique balance of technical, consulting and sales ski ... Read more

Stan Zepherin

Area Manager - New Technology Product Development at AT&T

I worked with Tom for 5 years at Predictive Systems. He continually showed outstanding Professionalism. He demonstrated understanding of business and technica ... Read more

Jon Hallgrimsson

Engineering Manager at Cancer Treatment Centers of America®

Tom Caddoo is a highly professional manager of people and projects. As Managing Consultant, he was responsible for delivery of pre-sales resources, managing a d ... Read more

Lalith Annavarapu

Sr.Business Analyst/ Project Manager at First-Tek

Tom is a perfect example of how a manager should be. It was a dream come true for me to work under him. Throughout my career at Wachovia, he was there to help m ... Read more

Alain Akiele

Information Security Architect

Tom continually showed outstanding professionalism. He demonstrated understanding of business and technical needs within numerous engagements.
I always
... Read more

Ritch Williams

Services Sales Executive at Microsoft

Tom is a best in class consultant and technologist. His balance of business understanding and the application of technologies to create value or solve problems ... Read more

Ken Mays

VP / CTO

Tom was an incredible asset for Predictive Systems & INS. His ideas are highly valued and is a person to consult with in the signing of many multimillion dollar ... Read more

Alex Pecoraro

worked with Tom at Wachovia Bank

Tom's technical and managerial expertise was invaluable in helping shape the technology selection, usage policy, and introduction of several key monitoring solu ... Read more

Lalith Annavarapu

reported to Tom at Wachovia Bank

Tom is a perfect example of how a manager should be. It was a dream come true for me to work under him. Throughout my career at Wachovia, he was there to help m ... Read more

Dale Rueschhoff

managed Tom at Wachovia

Tom is an extremely intelligent individual that has strong skills in relating technology and business. He is an excellent communicator that can transform comple ... Read more

Carol Belton

worked with Tom at Wachovia

I worked with Tom on a continuous process improvement repository project. I found Tom to be extremely likeable, very knowledgeable and concise in delivering bus ... Read more

Brian Ellison

worked directly with Tom at International Network Services

While I was Business Development Manager at INS Tom was Managing Consultant. In this role Tom displayed a unique balance of technical, consulting and sales skil ... Read more

Alain Akiele

reported to Tom at International Network Services

Tom continually showed outstanding professionalism. He demonstrated understanding of business and technical needs within numerous engagements. I always apprecia ... Read more

Ritch Williams

worked directly with Tom at International Network Services

Tom is a best in class consultant and technologist. His balance of business understanding and the application of technologies to create value or solve problems ... Read more

Jon Hallgrimsson

reported to Tom at International Network Services

Tom Caddoo is a highly professional manager of people and projects. As Managing Consultant, he was responsible for delivery of pre-sales resources, managing a d ... Read more

Beth Ruck

worked with Tom at International Network Services

Tom was a leading network and systems management consultant who served as an informal advisor to me in planning partnering strategy. I always appreciated his bu ... Read more

Ken Mays

reported to Tom at International Network Services

Tom was an incredible asset for Predictive Systems & INS. His ideas are highly valued and is a person to consult with in the signing of many multimillion dollar ... Read more

Stan Zepherin

reported to Tom at Predictive Systems

I worked with Tom for 5 years at Predictive Systems. He continually showed outstanding Professionalism. He demonstrated understanding of business and technical ... Read more

Alex P.

worked with Tom at Wachovia Bank

Tom's technical and managerial expertise was invaluable in helping shape the technology selection, usage policy, and introduction of several key monitoring solu ... Read more

Lalith A.

reported to Tom at Wachovia Bank

Tom is a perfect example of how a manager should be. It was a dream come true for me to work under him. Throughout my career at Wachovia, he was there to help m ... Read more

Carol B.

worked with Tom at Wachovia

I worked with Tom on a continuous process improvement repository project. I found Tom to be extremely likeable, very knowledgeable and concise in delivering bus ... Read more

Brian E.

worked directly with Tom at International Network Services

While I was Business Development Manager at INS Tom was Managing Consultant. In this role Tom displayed a unique balance of technical, consulting and sales skil ... Read more

Alain A.

reported to Tom at International Network Services

Tom continually showed outstanding professionalism. He demonstrated understanding of business and technical needs within numerous engagements. I always apprecia ... Read more

Ritch W.

worked directly with Tom at International Network Services

Tom is a best in class consultant and technologist. His balance of business understanding and the application of technologies to create value or solve problems ... Read more

Jon H.

reported to Tom at International Network Services

Tom Caddoo is a highly professional manager of people and projects. As Managing Consultant, he was responsible for delivery of pre-sales resources, managing a d ... Read more

Beth R.

worked with Tom at

Tom was a leading network and systems management consultant who served as an informal advisor to me in planning partnering strategy. I always appreciated his bu ... Read more

Ken M.

reported to Tom at International Network Services

Tom was an incredible asset for Predictive Systems & INS. His ideas are highly valued and is a person to consult with in the signing of many multimillion dollar ... Read more

Stan Z.

reported to Tom at Predictive Systems

I worked with Tom for 5 years at Predictive Systems. He continually showed outstanding Professionalism. He demonstrated understanding of business and technical ... Read more

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Contact

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