my name is Nick Forte and this is my resume/cv

About Me

Senior technology leader with a proven record of directing and leading successful delivery of various programs and information technology initiatives. A builder of high-performance teams and a natural motivator who thrives in environments requiring both a big-picture strategist and an execution-oriented tactician. Extensive experience building, cultivating, and managing relationships with external vendors to effectively meet the client's needs. Focused on elevating organizational productivity through innovation, process efficiency, technical infrastructure, and overall system enhancement.


  • 1996

    MBA from Fordham University - NY

    Combining on my undergraduate studies in Finance and my professional experience in technology disciplines I received an MBA in Business Administration. Worked towards my MBA part-time while working full-time.

  • 1988

    BS from Seton Hall University - NJ

    Attended a local university where I commuted and worked part-time while completing my BS degree in Finance. My focus was towards Business Finance at that time and pursuing a career in the Financial industry.

  • 1984

    Graduated from Essex Catholic Boys Regional H.S. - NJ

    One of the best educations I received was from Essex Catholic Boys Regional H.S. where they prepared me not only to be a man, but readied me for college and the professional world.

Professional Experiences

2014 - pres
Technology Strategy Advisor, Consultant
Establish strategic technology direction and architecture using Amazon Web Services and other third party solutions to provide a SaaS, multi-tenant, branded cloud platform for Analytics in the Travel, Tourism, Hospitality industry which includes Data Warehouse, Big Data, Business Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics solutions for our clients. Create operational transparency with these solutions and extend the clients data capabilities.
2012 - 2014
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Architecture
Matured the Enterprise Architecture practice with an emphasis on Business Architecture and working closely with the business in establishing target architectures and roadmaps within a 3-5 year time horizon. Instrumental in crafting the strategic vision of the division, incorporating design, new governance practices, and thought leadership across the organization.
Wyndham Worldwide
2007 - 2012
Senior Director of IT Strategy & Architecture
Led the development and governance practices, collaborating with various business leaders on transformation initiatives and strategic concepts. Developed methods to improve customer service and operation processes, developing target state architectures with a five-year strategic roadmap. Implemented solution architecture review processes, leading working group in streamlining of processes and portfolio rationalization. Led division in mobile technology strategy.
Cendant Corp
2002 - 2007
Director of Information Technology
Managed team performance of up to 25 people, including on and offshore sources, delivering on application development and business process management. Implemented division’s technology strategy and adhered to roadmap set forth by senior management. Developed relationships with various interactive agencies to delivery rich website experiences, as well as fresh media and content within tight timeline constraints. Implemented ITIL and SDLC practices, while coordinating efforts of various multi-functional groups across the organization. Estimated and reported on financial health of all strategic projects.
SinglePoint Financial
1998 - 2001
Vice President - Enterprise Application Services
AT&T Wireless Services
1995 - 1998
Information Technology Manager




More Detailed Resume
Summary of Experience

Management Skills

IT Strategy and Planning
Technology Transformation
Operations Management
Program / Project Management
Team Management
Vendor Management
Financial Management

Technology Areas

Business Process Management
Data Analytics
Enterprise Architecture
Service-Oriented Architecture
Enterprise Content Management
Customer Relationship Management
Cloud Computing
UX Design
Consumer Experience Management




Golf (Experience needed)
Fitness & Health
Classic Cars
Scotch and Cigar Aficionado