Rory is a senior IT consultant with over thirty years of IT experience and a deep background in managing technical outsourcing and technical consolidation. Rory has been the lead in several very large outsourcing engagements, both as an advisor and as a client. Rory has a proven capability to deliver complex projects with cross-organizational teams. He has led technical operations in private companies, public companies, and state government. He possesses the ability to evaluate complex situations and articulate the essential elements that compel decisions.

Rory has over 14 years of experience in state government IT, mostly focused in advising states on how best to procure technology quickly and competitively through the state’s procurement process. Rory’s depth in the private sector includes merger and acquisition activities, where he has built organizations for technical consolidation and optimization. Rory also participated as a principle in a taking a company through a public offering. Rory has previously served as an Enterprise Architect and spent nine years at IBM in systems development and cross-platform application development.

Representative Engagements

  • Provided advice for the Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency to validate their service delivery strategy and to create requirements and financial structures for acquiring services to support the selected service delivery model.
  • Facilitated the change in service delivery from a single provider of IT services to a Multi-supplier Service Integrator (MSI) model for the Commonwealth of Virginia for agreements worth over $1.2 billion.
  • Facilitated and negotiated a change in service delivery from a single infrastructure provider to an MSI model for the State of Georgia for agreements worth over $800 million without displacing the incumbent service provider.
  • Provided advice and guidance, from inception through commencement of services, for agreements worth over $1.3 billion in outsourced infrastructure services for the State of Texas. The agreements transitioned services from a single IT outsourcer to multiple best-of-breed tower providers with an overall service integrator, under an integrated multi-supplier model of service delivery.
  • Rory provided executive leadership in implementing a service management organization to govern two external service providers in a state outsourcing agreement. The agreements transitioned 14 state agencies, affected over 650 positions, and successfully moved the state infrastructure to more secure and consistent management.

Education and Credentials

  • BS in Computer Science, University of North Texas, Denton TX
  • BA in Theatre, University of North Texas, Denton TX
  • ITIL 4 Foundation Certificate – 2019

Articles and Publications

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