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  Risk Mitigation, Optimization, Machine Intelligence, Architecture,  
1   Governance, Compliance, Quality Assurance,Globalization  

Background: 21 years corporate, entrepreneurial & consulting experience in enterprise IT. Proven ability to reduce risks & costs while growing revenue & efficiency. Advanced knowledge & demonstrated success in architecture, quality assurance, process methodologies, globalization & regulatory compliance. Effectively translates business requirements into IT solutions to meet customer & business needs within a global environment.

Expertise: Risk Mitigation, Optimization, Machine Intelligence, Architecture, Governance, Compliance, Quality Assurance, Globalization

Projects: QA Automation Frameworks, SAS70 compliance, IT Governance,

Technologies: C, C++, Visual Basic (VB), VBA, SQL, XML, ORACLE stored procedures, Pop-11, Modula-2, Pascal, Basic, OCCAM Parallel Programming, Oracle, Sybase, TIBCO/RV, BEA WebLogic, BenderRBT Test Case Design tool, HP Mercury Quality Center (Test Director), Quick Test Pro (QTP), Business Process Testing (BPT), Winrunner (TSL), Load Runner, Performance Center, Rational RequisitePro, ClearQuest, ClearCase, Perforce, Quickbuild, mValent CMDB, PowerCenter, Altiris, IBM Tivoli software distribution, Crystal Reports, CMMi level 5, Agile, Rational Unified Process (RUP iterative), Six Sigma, ISO 9000, ITIL, Total Quality Management (TQM), Unified Change Management (UCM), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Software as a service (SaaS), Coverage/Traceability focused Risk Based Testing (RBT), Model Based Testing (MBT), Localization (l10n) and Internationalization (i18n).

Education: B.S. degree in Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence, graduated with honors from Sussex University, Sussex, UK

Professional Industry Training:
JPMorgan Chase Plexus Group, Pre & Post Trade Analytics for Plexus Best Execution Analysis
CS First Boston, Advanced Execution Services (AES) Algorithmic Trading Strategies
New York Institute of Finance, Trading Strategies in the Global Markets (Order Handling & Regulations)
Hewlett Packard (Mercury), Advanced QA Process Automation Certification

Bio Summary:

Walter O’Brien is the President, Chief Information Officer and a Founder of Strike Force Solutions Corporation. He is one of the world’s leading experts in the application of computer science and artificial intelligence to solve industry challenges. He was born in Ireland and at the early age of sixteen ranked number one in national high speed computer problem solving competitions. At the age of eighteen he competed in the World Olympics in Informatics and has ranked as high as sixth fastest programmer in the world. He was a child prodigy with an IQ of 197. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence with honors from Sussex University.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security certified Walter as being of National Interest to the United States Economy and granted him an Extraordinary Ability EB 1-1 Visa (also granted to Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill). Walter has since become a US citizen. He recently completed a seven-year engagement with the largest mutual fund company in the US - Capital Group Companies (parent of the American Funds). While there Walter successfully developed over 50 new initiatives and managed over 400 systems releases. This work drastically reduced downtime and led to opportunity cost savings in the tens of billions.

Walter has created many software inventions including a globalization engine that aids translation of any natural language from any machine language on any platform. Walter's latest invention "ScenGen" is a Scenario Generator that can think of all possibilities for any given circumstance defined in it's modeling language. ScenGen has many applications including that it finally makes it possible to ensure that no functional defects exist in a piece of software or that there is no single point of failure (SPOF) in a network.

Previous employers have been: The Capital Group Companies (World’s largest mutual fund manager and Parent of the American Funds), Fujitsu, Uniscape (Microsoft-Trados), Oracle Corporation, Baltimore Technologies, and Critical Path. Walter has previously served as chairman or member of the advisory board to companies such as Starglobe, BestTeachersandschools.com, Toin Corp, and Keltech.