Mr. Douglas B. Kenney
BANK DATA BANK CONSULTANTS
71 White Birch Lane
E. Stroudsburg PA, 18301
Forty years designing and implementing telecommunications and computer technology for Wall St. and domestic & foreign banks.
BIO / Resume / CV:
SUMMARY Forty years designing, developing and implementating advanced financial technology for domestic & foreign banks and Wall St. firms, as an independent consultant with BANK DATA BANK, and prior, as a technology executive with CITIBANK, COOPERS & LYBRAND, THRIFT TRANSFER SERVICES INC. and the RCA CORPORATION. EXPERIENCE BANK DATA BANK CONSULTANTS (D&B# 038151700) 1977 To Present Twenty-eight years as president and principal consultant of my own firm providing advice & counsel to 58 banks and Wall Street firms in the design and implementation of telecommunications and computer technology supporting trading operations, credit/debit/ATM cards, S.W.I.F.T./C.H.I.P.S./BANKWIRE high security money transfer systems, new bank and broker offices and buildings. Managed 64 major financial technology projects; personally designed, selected and supervised the installation of $1.0B in computer, telecomm, special hardware and software during this period. Expert witness in Federal Court on fine points of computer and telecommunications engineering, systems design and specialized banking technology. Designed/developed/implemented original software for many financial applications. Inventor of "WITS" (Wireless Integrated Trading System) mobile wireless trading desk, "Q-MINDER" banking productivity measurement system; "TELEPORTAL" electronic office access system. Designer/Owner's Representative of TRADE POINT OF AMERICA INC., a $11.4MM 220-trader facility in New York City. Consultant to architects of the PEOPLES CONSTRUCTION BANK OF CHINA to assist with the design of financial technology and systems for China's historic first foreign exchange trading operation in Szhenzen. See Client list. COOPERS & LYBRAND 1980 - 1982 Practice Manager in C&L's nationwide management consulting practice, at that time largest of the "big six" public accounting firms. Design/evaluation of satellite links, feasibility of installing fiber optic network, operations analysis and improvement, P&L analysis of new systems, fraud investigations, bankruptcy valuation of failed brokerage house, etc. Personally designed and managed a major market research study for INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION. Responsible for following C&L Clients: ALLEN & CO.; NY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER; DARBY DRUG CO.; L.L. BEAN & CO.; EASTERN COAL CO.; BANCOHIO CORP.; HARTFORD NATIONAL BANK; INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION; SECURITIES SETTLEMENT CORPORATION; MS WEIN; MOSLEY BROKERAGE. THRIFT TRANSFER SERVICES CORPORATION 1976 - 1977 Executive director of a newly-formed electronics banking consortium of 22 NYC mutual savings banks to research & develop an Interbank switch and proprietary credit/debit card for ATM business in New York City. Reported to a board of 22 bank presidents. Designed switching software to link member bank mainframes. Successfully negotiated with top executives of American Express, Visa and MasterCard for representation on the national credit card authorization networks; developed the ThriftSaver credit/debit card. CITIBANK/CITICORP 1971 - 1976 VP/Senior Credit/Debit Card Product Planner responsible for the development and national rollout of the laser-encoded electronic "Citicard" debit/credit card. Developed "Magic Middle" encoding process. Managed 240 high-ego employees based in New York, Massachusetts and California over an 18-month period that culminated in the on-time, one day distribution of 17 tons (1.1MM cards) of electronically-encoded "Citicards" to all CITIBANK checking accounts. P&L responsibility for CITIBANK's MasterCard business expansion across upstate New York including design/installation of a new network of hundreds of online banking terminals. RCA CORPORATION 1963 - 1971 Engineered mountaintop telecommunications relay stations in Turkey, then promoted to European-area office in Germany to administer the development and deployment of military intelligence monitoring system spanning Iron Curtain from Norway to Turkey. Selected by RCA's Computer Systems Division to become headquarters bank industry analyst specializing in financial computer systems. Accelerated bank training program at Princeton and Rutgers Universities. UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS 1959 - 1963 NCOIC of Marine air base electronics depts. in US and Far East. 18 months formal schooling in electronics, specializing in radar and ground-to-air communications. GENERAL INTEREST Author of "The Wise Man's Guide To The Twenty-First Century Independent Consulting Practice", published in 2001, "Complete Marketing Guide To 250 NYC-Area Banks" published in 1979; also authored the book "Communicating Home Computers And The Interactive Revolution" published in 1983. Author of many articles on financial technology for McGRAW-HILL'S "DATAPRO REPORTS," GRALLA PUBLISHING'S "BANK SYSTEMS & EQUIPMENT" magazine, the WALL STREET TELECOMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION's newsletter, "CABLING BUSINESS MAGAZINE" and others. Wrote an Internet column on management consulting for VAULT.COM. Inventor of "WITS" (Wireless Integrated Trading System) a mobile wireless trading desk for disaster recovery trading; "Teleportal", a device that controls security doors by the office PBX (hundreds currently installed in major office buildings nationwide), "DisTinkt", an add-on device providing a distinctive ring for telephones situated in large open offices, and "Q-Minder", a microprocessor-based system for precisely measuring productivity of moving line situations at bank teller windows, turnpike toll booths, etc.; installed at Union Dime Savings Bank, Chase Manhattan Bank and at LaGuardia Airport. EW #13823 is a Life Member of the INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS, and is a Member of the AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERS, the ASSOCIATION FOR SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT, the ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER ASSOCIATION, and the NEW YORK SOFTWARE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION. U.S. Top Secret Clearance granted by the Defense Industry Security Clearance Organization, Columbus, Ohio; FCC Commercial Radio License; current U.S. Passport. EDUCATION & TRAINING Majored in Computer Science at NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, Electronics Engineering at SUNY-Binghamton, and Business Administration at UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND. Taught and attended special courses in banking, computers and communications at PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY (Stonier School of Banking), NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, NEW SCHOOL (Banking In New York), RCA Corporation (Computer training), IBM Corporation (Executive Program), and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (Advanced Digital Communications). EW #13823's Consulting Clients Amerada Hess Corporation American Express Company Austrian Trade Commission Banca della Svizzera Italiana Bank Leu Ltd. B.A.N.K. - AUSTRIA: (Handelsgesellschaft fur Bank-und Buro-Ausstattungen Normmodel Kassenraumeinrichtungen GesmbH) Bankers Trust Company Bayerische Vereins Bank Caixa Geral de Depositos Cardkey Systems Inc. Caxton Corporation Chase Manhattan Bank N.A. Chemical Bank N.A. Citibank N.A. Citicorp CoreStates Bancorp Credit Communal Banque de Belgique SA DLJ-Autranet DLJ-Pershing Eberstadt Fleming Inc. Eighth Federal District Court EMI Malco Plastics Corporation Garban/Garvin Guybutler Global Sarf Trading Inc. Great American Industries Inc. HBB Consulting, Inc. Hill Samuel Inc. JP Morgan Securities Inc. Jones Intercable Inc. Kiloran Financial Management L.P. Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company McIntosh & Co. Moore Capital Management Inc. Morgan Guaranty Trust Co. Natwest Markets Inc. Robert Fleming Ltd. Roosevelt Savings Bank SDS Sparkassen of Denmark Securities Settlement Corporation Sentinel Advisors LLC Skopbank of Finland Swiss Bank Corporation The National Bank of Kuwait The National Commercial Bank of Saudia Arabia Trade Point Of America Inc. The Zweig Organization Zurich Reinsurance Corporation
Financial Services Banking Technology Wall St. Technology Wall St. Telecommunications Market Data Services Credit Debit Atm Card Systems Trading Systems Financial Computer Hardware Software