Dan Brody Chief Information and Technology Officer CITO

Daniel Brody Resume

Daniel Brody

| Toronto •  Boston • New York • Jakarta |
| 561-283-2434 | 416-274-8484 |
| daniel@brody.ca | http://www.brody.ca/ |



Accomplished Information Technology executive with extensive experience in defining IT strategies and building and leading top teams to implement effective global, multi-million dollar programs. Specializes in optimizing performance, analyzing and resolving technical issues, and executing critical strategic initiatives for various industries. Entrepreneurial, business-centric thinker with in-depth knowledge of information systems to design complex business solutions resulting in significant costs savings and increased productivity. Exceptional communicator and team motivator with the ability to facilitate executive communications and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders across the business and technical functions. Trusted technology advisor to investors and VC’s with focus on customer mindset.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Operations Management
  • Digital Media
  • Analysis, Strategic Planning
  • Cost/Benefit Analysis
  • Enterprise/Cloud/Mobile Applications
  • Global IT Leadership
  • Process Improvements
  • Complex Solutions Design
  • Budgeting & Management
  • SOX, ISO, SAS70 Compliance
  • Change Management
  • Strategic Initiatives
  • Diverse Information Systems
  • Team Communications
  • IT Governance
  • Cybersecurity
  • Project Management


Professional Qualifications

  • A strategic and analytical leader with strong general business savvy capable of assessing an organization’s business mission, market, operational priorities and needs while implementing appropriate cost control to core systems.
  • Lead IT planning process, ensuring sound business cases and analyzing key business needs that support, improve and transform business strategy, processes, communication and operations.
  • Leadership for organizational change and transformation, developing highly efficient and effective teams leveraging and delivering technology to maximize corporate competitiveness and keep pace with the overall growth of the business.
  • Develop the overall information vision, strategy, and processes for the enterprise, including policy and guidelines to achieve internal/external compliance and operational stability/delivery.

Professional Experience

GO-JEK - PT RUMA – Jakarta Indonesia                                                                            Jun-2017 – present
Interim – CTO

GO-JEK is an Indonesian hyperlocal transport, logistics and payments startup and PT Ruma is e-commerce subsidiary recently acquired by Go-Jek.

  • Lead ERP selection, Lead SAP implementation and integration
  • Middleware design build
  • DevOps optimization
  • Create and Manage Innovation Lab
  • Technology Stack, Python, Golang, Postgres, MySQL, Native Android


WESTPOLE CAPITAL INC, Toronto, ON                                                                             Apr-2016 – present

Chief Technology Officer

Fintech Solution and Health-tech Solution Provide solution inception, design, project and budget creation,

technology and team selection.

  • Architect and build caregiver-patient management system http://lifecareportal.com web portal and mobile apps
  • Assists CEO with fundraising and strategy, direct product features and road mapping.
  • Help build, manage, and validate Tech Roadmap, architect solution, inception, plan.
  • Sets the tone, best practices, strategy for technical operations - be that coding, architecture, scaling.
  • Microsoft Azure PaaS, MS Stack, Angular.js, Node.js, Mobile, NoSQL, Big Data Makes the final tech decisions,
  • on the best advice of the best engineers.
  • Handles hiring, firing, recruiting, job assignments.
  • Defined strategy and business plan for go to market application


ANTHEM SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, New York/Toronto          Sep 2013 – Mar 2016

Chief Digital Technology Officer

Establish solutions to increase digital revenue, consumer conversion and change management to digital business.

  • Manage social networks, schedule messages and measure ROI right from analytics dashboard.
  • Manage and measure email results, integrate with brand index and fan engagement. API to all major social platforms.
  • Senior project manager for digital over the top broadcast and engagement business

Key Accomplishments:

  • Designed and built Video CMS for control of digital properties, integration of analytic and MCC system into the websites and apps.
  • Apps for iOS, Android, AppleTV, FireTV and Xbox for the various channels.
  • Recreated marketing automation solution “MCC marketing control centre” for sports and entertainment to drive fan engagement across the channels.
  • Designed and built new version in HTML5 and Java Spring front-end, simplifying front use on Oracle12 DB.
  • Re-architected server configuration on AWS and Private Hosting Data Servers.
  • Created PMI standards and PM server for managing new development and reporting.
  • Reorganized onshore and offshore teams for more accountability and greater efficiency.
  • Part of the M&A team that acquired value add games and services. As a new startup focused on fan engagement including sports and gambling related gaming sites.
  • Created custom data analytics dashboard that gathers data from the disparate source.


ARCBAZAR.COM INC, Boston, MA                                                                                May 2015 – Nov 2015

Interim Chief Information and Technology Officer

Stabilized the platform scale and ensured due diligence passage from investors to successfully raise Series A funding for an online competition webpage for small to medium scale design projects to allow an easy and fast connection interface between clients, young architectural designers and contractors.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Prioritized development time and scope on two projects that met immediate return both for revenue and improved market position.
  • Re-architected server configuration on Amazon Web Services to more efficiently deploy services, balance traffic load, and improve security with a net effect of neutral spend but 10x plus browsing speed, burst scalability, and more efficient storage.
  • Created PMI standards and PM server for managing new development and reporting.


iHORSE TECHNOLOGIES, New York, NY                                                                                  2011 – 2014

Chief Information and Managing Director North America

Directed technology decisions as contract CIO / CTO for clients and supported change management relating to solution upgrades for an onshore/offshore development company providing consulting and development services to “Start-Up, Re-Starts and established solution companies.

  • Functioned as Senior Project Manager, ensuring a high level of accountability and on-time delivery, and as a business consultant and executive project manager to clients.
  • Directly involved in technology road mapping for the start-ups, restarts, and turn-around.
  • Business development and marketing initiatives with a mandate of the rapid growth of sales and services.
  • Projects included Big Data, Advanced Analytics, Complex API integrations, Mobile and E-commerce.
  • Managed teams of 200 developers and project lead both on and offshore.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Strategized the MVP approach, taking the product quickly to the market
  • Developed products and technology for clients
  • On boarded client on MS Bizspark and Azure Cloud and promoted to Bizspark Plus
  • Advisor and co-founder of Launch180.com start-up accelerator.
  • Direct involvement on technology platforms such as .Net, Oracle, Java, LAMP, CouchDB, C#, Nodejs.


STEELMAN SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS, Toronto, ON                                                                 2002 – 2011

Chief Information Officer and Managing Director

Launched channel reseller programs and strategic alliances in Asia, Latin America and Europe

and successfully grew sales from 0 to $10M in first two years for a global ERP of vertical applications designed specifically to meet needs of manufacturers/suppliers of steel and metals.

  • Executive Project Manager for client initiatives managed teams of 40-60 consultants and supported the client with change management and process engineering optimization.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Designed and Developed metal vertical ERP solution.
  • Architecting and built MES and WMS for optimization of metal manufacturing and distribution.
  • Designed API for integration with other client systems
  • Designed and built BI dashboards and tools for analytics of enterprise data.
  • Managed large-scale projects of up for public companies, SOX compliance and teams of 65+.
  • Board member of Steel Industry System Association published numerous articles.


RADIO BEACON Warehouse Management Systems, Toronto, ON                                      1995 – 2002

VP Professional Services and VAR Channel Development

Launched channel reseller programs and strategic alliances in USA, Canada and Australia and completed over 150 projects. Worked with clients on process optimization and change management. Reduce implementations from months to days. Wrote specification and worked on product development design.

Education & Select Certifications

Bachelor Arts & Science (FAS), Business and Computer Sciences


Microsoft Bizspark Partner, MS Xbox Developer, VMware Certified Professional,  ASC – ACCPAC Certified Consultant, MCSE, Oracle Certified Professional, PMP - Project Manager Professional, UCA, Certified Novell Administrator, MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional, HCP First Aid




Citizenship and Security

Canada and American Citizenship

USA Confidential Level

Solutions Experience

  •  Cloud and Virtualization Technology –, Amazon AWS, MS Azure, Rackspace, VMware servers and clustering
  • Data warehousing and Databases – Oracle, Microsoft SQL, MySQL, MongoDB, CouchDB
  • CRM – Salesforce, Ppipedrive, Act, Marketo, SugarCRM, TygerCRM, Eloqua, SalesLogix, Frontrange, Zendesk, MCC, Zoho CRM, Goldmine
  • ERP – Netsuke, Oracle E-Business Suite, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics AX/GP, SAGE, Epicor ERP, ACCPAC, SAP Business One, Infor, xTuple - Manufacturing – Sage X3, Epicor Manufacturing, MS Dynamics GP, JDE, SAP1, STEELMAN, PLEX - Supply Chain WMS – RADIO BEACON, i2, Manhattan - Retail – touch bistro, MS Retail Management, Pronto, SAGE InfoPOS, Shopify, uTouchPOS
  • BI Tools – Oracle BI, Talend, SharePoint, Salesforce Analytics cloud, Pentaho, Sage X3, Tableau, SAP Crystal
  • Operating Systems – WIN20xx, Linux RedHat/CentOS, Ubuntu, Novell 3.x, 4.x, 5.x
  • Mobile Development and Deployment – Apple iOS, Google Android, Windows 10 and Xbox, Blackberry
  • E-Business Tools – Oracle-JDeveloper, Microsoft-.NET, Progress, Adobe, Toad,
  • VoIP Software – Digium, RingCentral, ShoreTel, Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Virtual PBX, Avaya IP
  • Email Servers – MS Exchange, Zimbra, Sendmail, Bongo, Novell Groupwise, Postfix, Dovecot\
  • Maintenance Management – STEELMAN, Infor EAM, IFS
  • Security – Symantec, Avast!, Kaspersky, AVG, CheckPoint, Cisco,
  • Middleware – Citrix, Oracle AS10g/11g, Apache, Tomcat, JBoss
  • Content / Document Management – Optio, Omtool, Wordpress, SharePoint, Drupal, Joomla, OpenText
  • Project Management – Wrike, SharePoint, OrangeScrum, Replicon, MS Project, JIRA, Basecamp, Trello,
  • Major Stacks – LAMP, MEAN, Microsoft, Java, Oracle
  • Networking – Experienced on various LAN, WAN, VPN configurations and hardware


  • Sarbanes Oxley Compliance
  • SAS 70
  • HIPPA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • ISO 9000 quality management compliance
  • Confidential Security Clearance (Inactive SSA US Gov)
  • Emergency Medical First Responder


  • Incubes (Startup Mentor)  -  2010 – Present
  • Launch180.com co-founder of accelerator  - 2011 - Present
  • Canadian Ski Patrol System (Medic First Responder)  -  2011 - Present
  • Zareinu School for Special Needs Children Moveathon executive staff for event  -  1997/2004
  • SISA Steel Industry Software Association Board Member  -  2004/2007
  • Co-chairman of Charity Golf Classic for my community  -  1999/2004

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielbrody

Personal Blog, including articles, case studies, and sample projects: http://brody.ca/

Videos https://www.youtube.com/user/djbrody/videos

Launch180 Accelerator http://www.launch180.com/




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