Simou B.

Digital Transformation | Analytics | System Automation | Banking | Telecommunication

United States of America

Highly accomplished cloud computing, Cybersecurity, systems automation architect. Decisive leader with proven success in engineering and deploying secure digital transformation and automation processe...see more

  • Financial Services Banking & Insurance
  • Fintech
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Vice President: Global Technology & Digital Transformation Strategy

Bank of America Merrill Lynch
3 years
Current position
Feb 2019 - Present
• Led the design, development and deployment of Enterprise Technology Infrastructure automation solution with a 100% success rate in automatically delivering services and managing chang...see more

Principal Network Engineer - DevOps and Network Automation

5 years
Jan 2014 - Dec 2018
•Defined and Designed complete new 3-5 year Strategy for Infrastructure’s Architecture and Engineering teams including adoption of Virtualization, SDN, and other disruptive technologies...see more

Network Solutions Architect

verizon wireless
3 years
Jul 2010 - Dec 2013
Supported the architecture design of Verizon Core IP MPLS network which ensured successful launch of 4G LTE/IMS on time and within budget. Spearheaded benchmarking studies on 4G LTE/IMS...see more

Network Security Engineer

Verizon Wireless
5 years
Jun 2005 - Jun 2010
• Worked with cross functional teams and vendors to define network security requirements, risk profiles and implemented adequate IDS/IPS for traffic policing procedures in 4 data center...see more

RF Engineer

US Cellular
1 year
May 2004 - May 2005
-Managed cellular network design, operations and performance optimization of 6 integrated markets in Northern Missouri (70 cell sites running AMPS/TDMA/CDMA on Nortel/Lucent Platform) ...see more

Graduate Researcher

University of Oklahoma
2 years
Jan 2002 - Apr 2004
-Published and presented research paper” Performance of Optimized Chromatic Dispersion Compensated 10 Gbps DWDM Links” at NFOEC 03 Conference. Developed new approach to reduce network c...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Financial Services Banking & Insurance
  • Fintech
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom


  • Project Planning
  • Analytics
  • Integration
  • Troubleshooting
  • Network Design
  • Digital Transformation
  • VoIP
  • 4G
  • LTE
  • System Automation