Kam Patel

Curriculum Vitae

Lead Transformation Architect / IT Project Manager

CAPITAL ONE                                                                                                                Nottingham
Feb 2009 – Jul 2009

  • Accountable for the overall architecture, solutions design and delivery of Transformation projects, to save £16.7m from the bottom line. Other projects included disposal of Savings business, data centre reconsolidation, vendor changes, network rationalisation and integration, building moves, improved processes cross lines of business and simplification of contacting customers online.
  • Main project was as Architect and IT lead performer in secret squirrel project disposing of Savings business, started in February, announced in June and delivered by July. The project was only open to a handful of Capital One employees, hence the IT project management was also managed by myself supporting the programme manager, who dealt with tri-party non IT project management.
  • Working cross party and often leading IT teams from Newcastle Building Society (Service), Skipton Building Society (Buyer) and Wipro (IT services), IBM (IT infrastructure) and AT&T (telephony services)
  • Responsible for driving all IT elements during RFI, RFP, selection, contract negotiation, architecture, design, integration, migration, project management and phase one delivery.