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Rich Kepenach - FedEx. Lakeland, FL, US

Rich Kepenach Rich Kepenach

Manager, IT | FedEx

Lakeland, FL, UNITED STATES

Experienced dynamic speaker that can discuss complex system architecture and systems design to any level of audience.

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Biography

I have over 20 years in the transportation and logistic business building powerful decision systems, workflows, and mobile systems. The projects are all very complex using cutting edge technologies, virtual teams, proven project and analysis methodologies and quality focus application development. I have been the CIO for smaller organizations that were owned by the parent company. I have directed the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery responsibilities for over 10 years.

Manager of IT systems development across the enterprise with the most time spent in operations and logistics. Developed dock, yard, P & D, route planning, and route optimization systems. Lead teams of over 45, currently working with virtual teams. Managed a $60M development budget.

Industry Expertise (3)

Information Technology and Services Logistics and Supply Chain Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Areas of Expertise (3)

Large Scale Architectual Design Systems Analysis - Requirements Gathering Business Continuity Planning

Accomplishments (2)

PMP (professional)

Project Management Professional

CBCP (professional)

Certified Business Continuity Professional

Education (3)

New Jersey Institute of Technology: BS, Industrial Engineering 1984

St Leo University: MBA, Business 2001

Nova SouthEastern: PhD, Computer Science

in progress

Affiliations (1)

  • St Petersburg College

Event Appearances (2)

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USF IT Colloquium  http://poly.usf.edu/ITColloquium/

2009-10-21

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Raymond James Financials  St Petersburg, Florida

2008-08-18

Sample Talks (3)

Business Continuity Planning - 8 steps to creating a plan

This is an entry level discussion on how to get started with a business continuity plan. The discussion goes in depth on type of issues/questions that need to be answered in planning.

Kepenach, R. (2007). Business Continuity Plan Design: 8 Steps for Getting Started Designing a Plan, Second International Conference on Internet Monitoring and Protection (ICIMP 2007), p. 27, July 1-6, 2007

Complex Project Management

Lessons Learned from managing 50,000+ hour projects

Creating Great Business Requirements

An advanced business analyst discussion on tools and tips for keeping projects on track

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*Will consider certain engagements for no fee
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