Mr. Paul N. Jacobs

Servantis LLC

401 North Michigan Ave Suite 1200
Chicago IL, 60601

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EW #10854 is an expert in IP litigation representing clients in telecommunications, insurance, and healthcare in the areas of intellectual property, service level agreements and systems integration.
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EW #10854 has over seventeen years of experience designing, building and managing the implementations of enterprise software applications. He has an extensive background in data warehouse management, collaborative commerce, technical architecture development, deployment management, data architecture design, and enterprise integration of middleware implementations.

·Over ten years experience developing technical architectures on multiple platforms.
·Chief Technical Architect for the successful nationwide deployment of BlueExchange for HIPAA compliant medical healthcare transactions processing for 43 plans across the U.S.
·Developed an enterprise architecture blueprint for networking, security, software, hosting and support of Internet financial services pilot program for leading insurance company.
·Coordinated data security infrastructure projects for ABN/AMRO and SecurityFirst.
·Developed technical architecture pilot project for generating Self-Service Medical Claims Processing of the 835/837 transactions over the Internet for
·Directed the technical architecture development of an integrated electronic bill paying service over the Internet for commercial and residential telecommunications customers that provided market position and decreased customer call center expenditures.
·Consolidated diverse enterprise software application architectures by managing cross-functional work teams that reduced overall operating costs by 21%.
·Led the development of Corporate Procedures for Standard Enterprise Architecture Framework to successfully deliver Common Desktop Platforms internationally.
·Managed the worldwide deployment of 131 NT servers for 2,450 users at major client locations across North America and Europe for mission critical ERP applications.
·Delivered systems architecture for fiber optic installations for connecting manufacturing hardwood processing plants across the U.S and Canada to central data center.
·Developed Database Architecture of a Surplus Aircraft Parts Management System that sold $225M of aircraft parts over the Internet with custom software development.

Paul has broad industry experience, including telecommunications, insurance, manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, and retail. He also has a diverse background in all of the functional areas of Information Technology including; project management, technology architecture, enterprise application development, messaging systems integration, quality assurance, and operations.

Education and Certifications
M.S. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
B.S. Kent State University, Kent, OH
PMP, Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute, # 65968

Project Experience

Applications Architect, Customer Sales and Marketing Support, Information Services
Southwestern Bell Corporation, Chicago, IL
SBC is consolidating 5 regional business operations into one company capturing market share to be a leader of long distance, local, cellular and DSL services for an expanding customer base.
· Enterprise Application Architect for the Siebel 7.0 upgrade to Siebel 7.5.2 for the eCommunications application that supports over 6,000 users nationwide for sales force automation across the company.
· Managing the messaging systems architecture for eAI messaging systems integration.
· Functioning as Change Control Board member, WINDS Integration Architect.
Environment: Oracle 8.0, Siebel 7.5.2, Call Center Applications support, Sales Force Automation, Mercury Interactive Test Director, IBM WebSphere, Teradata, Hyperion/ Essbase, Business Objects

Senior Enterprise Architect, Inter-Plan Programs Technology Division
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (thru Verifax Resources, Inc.)Chicago, IL
Blue Cross Blue Shield is an association of Insurance companies that provide health care coverage in Illinois. Providing technology direction and Program Management for the transaction processing for the nation wide rollout of BlueExchange for HIPAA transaction sets.
· Directed the implementation of electronic data integration (EDI) and translation services (Vitria/ MQSeries) for the nationwide rollout of BlueExchange for HIPAA transactions sets across 43 Blue Cross Blue Shield plans.
· Managed software program releases and PVCS version control across the enterprise.
· Functioned as an Enterprise Testing Facilitator, Program Manager and Technical Architect.
Environment: MQ Series, MQ Server, Vitria BusinessWare, Sun, Java, J2EE, UNIX, toad, MS Project, XML, EDIFECS, Cognos, Merant/ PVCS, Claredi, Rational ClearCase, IBM WebSphere.

Senior Technical Consultant
Catholic Health Care System of Western New York, Buffalo, NY
Developed technical project management services for systems integration of applications.
· Developed the messaging interface engine (SeeBeyond) for hospital software applications.
· Prepared conversion plan for the implementation of transferring existing STC Datagate monk files to Java.
· Developed e*Gate naming conventions for statewide health systems provider database.
· Established connectivity from IBM SNA RS/6000 to IBM/ CICS OS/390 mainframe using SNA e*Ways and configuration of LU 6.2 communications.
· Design and development of e*Gate etds, collaboration files, IQs, BOBs and e*ways for connectivity from Laboratory systems to Siemens Invision Pharmacy applications.
· Coordinated the installation of Oracle 8.1 on Sun V880 server from India vendor.
Environment: IBM RS/6000, AIX, Sun V990 UNIX, Oracle 8.0, SeeBeyond 4.2.1, e*Gate, e*Exchange, Java, DataGate, Monk, IBM CICS, SNA

Senior Technical Architect, Customer Service Division, NetMarkets
Computer Sciences Corporation, Oakbrook, IL
Built national sales strategy for rollout of CRM solutions to in San Diego, CA. Responsible for plans, budgets, and training staff. Managed 24 consultants and directed systems training at corporate offices.
· Achieved $3M in consulting services revenues within 10 months across 4 different business verticals.
· Responsible for Pre-Sales/ Delivery at enterprise client sites for implementing Collaborative Commerce.
· Developed technical applications and application architecture for product integration into targeted vertical industries.
Environment: Clustered Windows/NT Servers, Rational Clearcase, Rational Clearsuite, Rational Rose, MS Visual SourceSafe, TogetherSoft J+, TeamSite, Java

Database Warehouse Architect
Navistar International Truck and Engine, Sydney, OH
Managed a group of 32 developers to deliver complex data analysis tool for the shop floor.
· Developed technical architecture for electronic commerce system.
· Developed messaging architecture across proprietary TCP/IP application to support the interaction of processing system message calls from PLCs to DB2 database.
· Created user defined functions using Java, JDBC, and IBM MQ Series to support the distributed nature of the application for real-time web-based views into the database
· Integrated third party products (Hyperion/EssBase) OLAP to support the data analysis.
· Defined method to integrate dimensioned cubes with relational database repository.
Environment: IBM DB2, Java, EJB, RMI, MQ Series, RS/ 6000, CA/Erwin 5.2, MS Project, Visio Technical, Borland/Inprise , IBM Visual Age IDE, Hyperion/ Essbase, TCP/IP, RMI, JDBC, Java.

Senior Program Manager
State Farm Insurance, Enterprise Network Services Department Bloomington, IL
Guided development of the Enterprise Architecture Framework Blueprint for networking, security, software, hosting and support of financial services pilot program. Managed infrastructure projects with EDS, ABN/AMRO, SecurityFirst, WebTone, & Checkpoint. Responsible for 110 people & a $5M budget.
· Led the development of the enterprise architecture framework blueprint for networking, security and software.
· Developed the architecture to support the upgrade of one of the largest private VPN insurance networks to pass the FDIC & OTS compliance review for secured financial transactions.
· Realigned network topology to support major client/server deployments.
Environment: IBM OS/390, RS/6000/AIX, HP 3000/UX, WindowsNT, Novell Netware, HP OpenView, Tivoli, Seagate NerveCenter, Candle OmegaMon, Candle NetHealth, BMC Patrol, BMC Knowledgemodules, HP Perfview, HP Measureware, CACI/ ComNet, Segue Silk, Sniffer, IIS, IPSEC, DNS, LDAP, PGP, Entrust PKI, SecurityFirst, MS Project, Oracle, TimeReporter, Lotus Notes, Strobe, APC Strobe, TCP/IP, Concord Communications, Cisco, Ascend

Product Manager
MCI Communications, Cedar Rapids, IA
Led the development of an integrated electronic bill payment service over the internet for commercial and residential customers.
· Lead architect for the billing payment application.
· Provided direction for the Network, Data and Software Architecture upgrades to the existing WAN.
· Consolidated application architecture development in order to streamline the development process.
· Coordinated the development of multiple MCIOne internet development projects.
Environment: IBM 390 Mainframe, DB2, IBM RISC/6000, Windows NT, Java, C++, Lotus Notes,
IBM AIX, TCP/IP, RealNetworks, RealAudio, DB2, MS Access, MS Project, MS Powerpoint, DNS


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