Ralph deGennaro Resume
Collaborative, practical, results-oriented technology leader driven to guide organizations in incorporating seasoned technology. Adept at identifying needs across stakeholders and connecting them to innovative and intuitive solutions. Excels at building productive relationships and effective teams while maintaining a strategic eye on costs and the organization’s direction.
Budgeting & forecasting
Vendor & Contract Management
Enterprise IT Systems
IT Project Management
Procedure Change Management
Systems & Network Architect
Systems & Network Admin
South Shore Charter Public School, Norwell, MA — Director of Technology
August 2011 - PRESENT
Guided SSCPS’s technology footprint as enrollment grew from 526 students in FY2012 to 1050 students in FY2022, as well as growing from 1 to 3 buildings.
Led SSCPS in keeping up to date on educational, administrative, and other technology solutions. Coached faculty, staff & administration through technological and workflow adjustments.
Implemented 1:1 Chromebook program addressing educational, procedural, policy & technological concerns.
Successfully migrated school to full Google Workspace using a multi-group, multi-year plan. While maintaining a mixed Windows AD, Mac OS, and Chromebook environment.
Designed, implemented, and enhanced network infrastructure to match changing needs.
Grew IT team from 1.5 to 3.5 members (including self); mentored members for new needs & workloads.
Taught technology classes for grades 3-4 & 9-12.
Vigorous Mind, Newton, MA — Directory of IT
June 2007 - August 2011
Provided IT leadership to a startup company of remote individuals. Responsible for technology infrastructure; collaborate on defining business & technical product needs; consult on sales tasks; provide technical-closer/sales-engineer services.
Learning Machines, Watertown, MA — Consultant/Director
December 2004 - August 2011
Continue Learn-Net, Inc. role after Learning Machines’s exclusive contract.
Sub-contractor for Pearson School Systems, Inc. (PSS) creating & performing conversions from legacy products to PowerSchool via various ETL tools.
Sub-contractor for PSS extracting/grooming/loading the Inform data-mining product.
Implementation and database-related services for additional custom projects.
Learn-Net, Newton, MA — Director Of Technical Services
June 2003 - December 2004
Defined US market technical & business requirements.
Conduct product demos; defined scope & estimation of all sales contracts in the US.
Customize & Implement SIS/ERP product (MSSQL/.NET) for educational institutions.
Managed technical & business implementations and training.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD — Bachelors Science Psychology
August 1990 - May 1994