Paul Harvey @harvest316
IT Manager and Solutions Architect in Sydney, Australia
With 23 years in database and software development, 17 years of business analysis, 12 years managing developers, 10 years in solutions architecture, and 5 years running a digital marketing agency, Paul is an accomplished technical all-rounder with a broad wingspan of technologies. Having hired and managed over 250 remote staff,he has developed a specialty in offshore developer management. An avid networker and humanitarian, he loves people almost as much as he does technology.
Microsoft, Google, and Scrum certified, he has 8 years experience in Financial Markets, including the Reserve Bank of Australia, APRA, Rothschilds, BHP Billiton, Calyon, ABN Amro, Royal Bank of Scotland, St George Bank, NSW Corrective Services and Illawarra Credit Union, and EDS, where he managed a team of 40 developers. He has also consulted for RXP Services, CBA, Westpac, Qantas, AMP and KPMG.
An independent thinker with keen observation skills, he easily reads people and situations, and finds solutions that others miss. Paul’s eye for quality and long term sustainability is balanced by the pragmatic “get it done” approach learned on the trading floor in London. His unflappable, upbeat personality draws out hidden talents, connects people, and inspires greater engagement from team and stakeholders alike. Company directors and C-suite value his business leadership experience, rugged honesty, and unique ability to explain complex technical concepts in concrete business terms.