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Bruce P. Olsen

Enterprise Architect

Bruce Olsen is now retired. He most recently was the Change Manager at HealthPlan Services, a leading managed health care services company in Tampa, Florida. His previous role at HPS was as a Sr. Enterprise Architect.

His career includes time as a senior independent consultant specializing in enterprise application integration strategy and architecture, technology strategy, and technical, infrastructure, application, and data architectures. He is also an experienced system administrator and network designer.

With over thirty years of business experience including over ten years as an Information Technology and Management Consultant, Bruce's clients have ranged from small companies and startups to Fortune 500 enterprises in a variety of industry segments including financial services, transportation, utilities, healthcare, telecommunications, and manufacturing. He was a Principal EAI Architect with CommerceQuest, Inc., a leading Business Process Management and EAI software company, a Principal Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Consulting Services and the local practice leader for IT Strategy and Enterprise Integration with CIBER, Inc., a national consulting firm.

Bruce is an experienced trainer and has developed and taught classes in UNIX fundamentals and the Basics of TCP/IP in a corporate setting. He also developed and taught a course in Client/Server Systems Management in the Continuing Education Department of the University of Washington.

Earlier in his career, Bruce was a senior specialist in distributed systems for Airborne Express where he was in integral part of the expanded deployment of UNIX systems that relieved the pressure for the increasing expansion of the mainframe complex. He supported the global deployment of accounting systems for offshore accounting as well as improvements to the communications infrastructure that directly supported shipping operations. He began his career at Seattle First National Bank (Bank of America) where he gained a broad exposure to most functional areas of retail and commercial banking.

Bruce has spoken to professional groups on the use of middleware architectures for application system integration and has also published articles on expert systems, mortgage banking cost control, and credit scoring strategies.

He received a Master of Arts from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota.