• About ME

    A dynamic executive with deep technology expertise and a business marketing mindset. Recognized for injecting highly successful transformations using product management disciplines within I.T. Having been in sales, marketing, and customer service I lead IT in a very engaging business way.

     

    Extensive global expertise developed at TD Bank Group, IBM, Sun Life Financial, Sun Microsystems, Marsh McLennan, Oracle Corporation, and a dot.com start-up.

     

    An expert at keeping technology led transformations customer-focused and continually aligned with business drivers that acquire and retain key customers and improve profitability.

    My career background began when I started a consulting practice in 1990, designed and sold technology solutions to solve complex business problems, became principal global I.T. architect within Oracle Corporation, executed adaptive infrastructure at Bell Canada, transformed all systems and networks while implementing SAP at Loblaw Companies, and led the largest technology change programs at TD Bank Group for the past 7 years.

     

    Success through visioning technology services and recruiting and building great teams to execute.

     

    An engaging story teller driven to lead and develop people and business organizations.

     

    A conscientious leader also active in the broader community integrating business strategies with social wellness causes as a volunteer board member and through sharing expertise in higher education.

     

  • Expertise

    From global enterprises to tech startups, expertise in...

    Enterprise Architecture

    Plan for the future, empower the present

    Inspiring People

    Build outstanding teams, secure executive trust and support

    Transforming IT

    Revitalize your digital journey, creative strategies, rewarding partnerships

    Cyber Security

    Protect and become more secure daily

  • Connect With ME

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    Email

    LinkedIn

    @raysmacdonald

    Twitter

  • "The network is the computer."

    “Everything with a digital or electronic heartbeat will be connected to the Internet”

     

    Scott mcnealY, former ceo sun microsystems (late 90’s)

  • Education

    Education and continuous learning highlights...

    Athabasca University

    Master Business Administration

    Sheridan College

    Business Marketing Diploma

    Ivey Executive

    Leadership

    Pink Elephant

    ITIL Foundation

    Ivey Executive (with CIPS)

    Managing IT Effectively

  • Ray's off light Blog

    Thoughts, musings, and reflections on life with technologies.

    August 12, 2019 · technology,compute
    This day in history, August 12, 1981 IBM released its Personal Computer. The IBM PC (IBM Model 5150). For the uninitiated there was no “Windows” and no mouse, when you turned it on… the screen was green phosphor and a DOS (Disk Operating System) prompt was there with a blinking cursor “C:\>” and...
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