Technology Executive with extensive project delivery experience

Waleed is a Technology Executive and Management Consultant. He has performed technology &  infrastructure management, capacity planning, resource management, vendor management and enterprise architectural audits for efficiencies in integration, data flow & continued process improvements for current and future state gap analysis and roadmap. Waleed has managed resource teams of cloud architects, infrastructure engineers, dev ops, QA, security & application developers. He has global experience managing a world class Tier 1& 2 infrastructure operations & incident management teams covering systems, infrastructure, and applications support model in 19 countries with 11+ agency partners. Waleed has managed implementations of PIM, CMS/DAM, eCommerce platforms, vendor management, asset management (hardware, software license tracking), contract negotiations for SOWs and Change Orders, Support Agreements, SLA (Service Level Agreements) for enterprise-wide support, upgrades and migrations in various organizations. He is a process-oriented leader who has established operational models, policies, automation and processes. Waleed specializes in identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and optimization by leading initiatives with highly collaborative approach with business, legal, finance, technical, marketing, operations and vendor teams while applying a technical acumen.


  • Cracker Barrel Old Time Country Store
    • Assisted with IT Assessment and Strategy Initiative, providing Infrastructure and eComm/OMS expertise
  • Leslie’s Pool Mart & Supplies – Technology Consultant
    • Technology Consultant for SOX Compliance related initiative with migration and consolidation of legacy data from Blue Yonder/MS Access into PowerBI Reporting. Liaison between business, architecture and technical teams for data mapping development  and testing efforts. Also led efforts for vendor selection, POC/Demo coordination for DAST/SAST, CiCD pipeline, DevOps & Release Automation for Mobile and Web.
  • Bridgestone/Firestone – Program Director/ Delivery Lead
    • Managed technical delivery between business and technical teams. Strategic Delivery leader for eCommerce, Cloud Computing & infrastructure hosting, Managed Service Provider (MSP), Amazon Web Services (AWS), Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) teams with Site Reliability Engineering.
  • Backcountry – Technology Consultant
    • AEM (Adobe Experience Manager) Advisor for multi-phased implementation, A/B Testing best practices, Google Analytics and Program Management reporting. Technical Advisor for engineering , content editors, marketing, analytics and PMO.
  • Home Depot Canada – Program Director
    • Managed program delivery and rollout of AEM (Adobe Experience Manager) and SAP Hybris (PIM) for B2B Portal and product catalog. Worked with dev teams, architects, engineering , content authors, marketing, analytics and business sponsors.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific – Program Manager
    • US Program Manager for Enterprise SAP Hybris (PIM) implementation, Enterprise Hybris upgrade, Inbound and outbound data integrations, EDI communication, Batch Jobs/reports, Phased Data (customer, product catalog) migration & featured releases.


  • Commerce
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Data Governance
  • Global Release Management
  • Enterprise Platform Implementation
  • Digital Transformation
  • IT & Cloud Hosting & Infrastructure


  • Executive Leadership
  • Delivery & Execution
  • Procurement
  • AWS, Azure, GCP Cloud Computing
  • Systems Implementation
  • eCommerce platforms
  • Technical Delivery Liaison
  • Vendor Management
  • Business Continuity/ Disaster Recovery
  • Retail Consultant


  • Bridgestone
  • The Children’s Place
  • Home Depot Canada
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Bank Of America
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Leslie’s Pool Mart & Supplies
  • Backcountry

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