Scott Greene Named vCIO of Roppel Radiator
Scott Greene, President and CEO of NetGreene Solutions, has been designated the vCIO (Virtual Chief Information Officer) of Roppel Radiator. NetGreene’s Virtual CIO program assists companies with market driven/industry specific technology planning along with budget development and staffing to meet business demands. Duties of a vCIO include the formulation of strategic I.T. goals, I.T. budget management, analyzing and redeveloping business processes, as well as facilitating technology changes. While helping customers maintain their I.T. infrastructure, “keeping the lights on,” the vCIO will also provide more forward-thinking and innovative services.
About Roppel Radiator:
Founded in 1947, Roppel Radiator is an elite auto parts distributor specializing in the manufacturing and engineering of radiator cores and heat transfer products. Based in Louisville, KY, Roppel Radiator provides distribution through 9 stocking warehouses covering 9 states (Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Texas, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia, and Alabama). Employing over 100 people, Roppel Radiator has over 200 years of combined experience in the off-road, industrial, rail, marine, and mining product industries.
Scott Greene Bio:
Scott Greene is well known in the I.T. community for his skilled background in I.T. and Telecom engineering, design, and security. He has worked with well-known companies such as Trend Micro, IBM Global Security, and Secure Works – implementing security solutions for companies throughout the United States. Holding a degree in engineering, Greene has over twenty years of IT network design and support experience. In 2001, Greene obtained one of the first public certifications for WiFi engineering, design, and security. In 2002, he was 1 of only 1,600 within the United States to earn combined top-level certifications within I.T. network engineering and security. In the mid 2000’s, Greene worked with Cisco Systems to beta deploy the Cisco ASA firewall, the replacement for the Cisco PIX firewall, in a live production environment. Greene has worked with industry leading technology companies – including Perot Systems, Dell Healthcare Services, MCI WorldCom (now Verizon), and Cisco Systems. With a strong application development background Greene is fluent in languages such as HTML, AJAX, VB, VB.net, C++, C Sharp, Perl, Ruby Rails, and Java. He started programming applications in 1996. Greene has a strong belief that in order to understand networking and security, you must have knowledge of how applications use the network and security environments. He relentlessly monitors leading Internet and technology companies to stay abreast of the everchanging landscape. Greene enjoys saying “there is nothing on the market today I haven’t already seen or touched when it comes to networking and security”. His approach to network design and security is to never move away from the K.I.S.S. approach (Keep It Simple Stupid).