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Joseph M. Illingworth, CISSP
Information Security Consultant
With career stints at Eli Lilly and General Electric
MBA - Indiana Univ., B.S. - Purdue
10232 137th Lane North, Largo, FL 33774 - Mobile 317-506-2368
All my career experiences have been within international business settings with in depth exposure to global financial information systems, applications, laws, and regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Competent trainer and developer of enterprise-wide standards, policies, procedures, and awareness messages.

  • In depth financial and financial systems background with 15 years experience (Eli Lilly and G.E.)

  • Accomplished mentor and recruiter. Skilled at proposing, developing, and guiding summer intern projects to successful conclusions.

  • Engaging speaker and experienced toastmaster ~ often asked to MC or speak at meetings, events, and professional systems conferences.

  • Innovative systems professional with thirteen years experience in IT security advocacy in government regulated pharmaceutical industry

  • Four years experience as corporate trainer developing, coordinating, distributing, and promoting on-line security awareness and remote access computer instruction to International employees of all levels

  • Creative security integrator skilled at leading International cross-functional teams to workable, cost-effective solutions on time and within budget

Teaching, public speaking, mentoring, meeting facilitation, networking, project management, business case development, business presentations, team building, cost estimation, budgeting, systems auditing and monitoring, vendor and contract management, risk management/mapping and regulatory compliance (privacy, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPPA)

Operation Systems: Unix/Linux, AS400/OS400, NT/Windows 2000, XP, Solaris
Hardware: PC-Windows NT/2000/XP, Sun
Applications: Microsoft Office 2003/XP Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Access, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Lotus Notes
Software: Anti-virus (McAfee, Symantec, Trend Micro), Visual Basic, Oracle, Business Objects, SQL Server, SQL*Plus, SQL*Net
Development: Architecture, process analysis and automation, requirements definition, program testing, configuration testing/management
Knowledge: Comprehensive background in International business practices and facilitating technologies. In depth knowledge of security principles, architecture, law, networking, routers, and firewalls as certified by CISSP.

Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN
Information Security Consultant 2004 - 2005
Recruited, oriented, trained, developed, directed, and motivated a virtual team of 30 security advocates to lead risk assessments, re-mediation projects, and security education within their own departments for all enterprise infrastructure systems groups at Eli Lilly's corporate headquarters
Coordinated technology support between security advocates and global IT Security group
Compiled and reported results of security advocates projects to management

Remote Access Security Administrator 2001-2003
Coordinated on-line training, security operations, telecom, and helpdesk support to 21,000 global employees, contractors, and collaborators
Responsible for related international plans, policies, procedures, vendor management
Organized and led negotiations team of financial, telecom, and procurement that won $500K in credits over warranty from security vendor with quality problems

Security Administrator - desktop security and anti-virus products 1994-2000
Took anti-virus at Lilly from standalone PC through acceptance of network AV protection, email protection, and implementation of centrally managed international AV software. Developed mitigation and incident response strategies when business priorities delayed closing known vulnerabilities.
Initiated product evaluation of major anti-virus software vendors and developed business case that resulted in company wide change of well entrenched AV vendor.
Brought in critically needed technology from new AV vendor for centralized, server controlled company-wide AV administration, monitoring, and reporting. Soft dollar savings of user time by background AV updates est. at $400K/yr.

Senior Systems Analyst - Data Administration 1992-1993
Led corporate project to develop initial architecture for data warehouses at Eli Lilly. Organized cross-functional requirements sessions that resulted in corp-wide consensus for standardization of DW architecture and design from data sourcing methods through end user interface tools. Ten year results: 17,000 users, business savings high quality standardized methods = millions

Financial background - Eli Lilly 1973-1991
Served in a variety of financial support positions including marketing, auditing, treasury, and International financial analysis.

General Electric 1971-1972
Completed two year, four assignment, financial executive management program with assignments in cost accounting, Intl marketing, general accounting, and management reporting.

CISSP, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, #42,272 expiring 2009

MBA, International business, computer systems, Kelley School of Business, Indiana Univ.
Graduate of General Electric's Financial Executive Training Program
B.S., Industrial/business management, Krannert School of Business, Purdue Univ.