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Felipe Villasenor
Works at Ansh Labs
Attended Rice University
Lives in Houston, TX
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Tomorrow (May 15th), I am graduating from Rice, finally after two years!  If you can't make it to the ceremony, please know that you can see it on the web (beginning at 1 PM CST and ending at 4 PM CST).  Since my last name starts with the letter "V," I'll probably walk across stage towards the end.  http://ow.ly/MXQj4
2015 Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business Investiture Ceremony Jones Graduate School of Business Autry Court, Tutor Fieldhouse. Friday, May 15, 2015 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.. Investiture is the Jones Graduate School ceremony celebrating the graduation MBA students. Each student will be called ...
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wow........ you grduated and i didnt even know!

congrats felipe
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Conflict acceptance helps develop group safety and trust so that others feel comfortable sharing their ideas. Healthy conflict is a necessary part of change management, you need it. Would, should, or do companies actually pay "to create conflict" to promote change?  That could be very interesting.
Culture defines any business, yet it's also one of the hardest things to manage. In this extract from her TED Book, Margaret Heffernan describes the important, often-overlooked element necessary to...
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Nudge yourself... Similar to behavioral triggers
This is an exclusive, abridged excerpt from my book, Work Rules!A Googler named Todd Carlisle once said the ultimate recruiting slogan would be “work at Google and live longer.” He wasn’t joking.For years we’d been testing ways to improve the quantity and quality of Googlers’ lives. And because we provide free meals and snacks to Googlers, we found ourselves in a unique position to test whether insights from academic research would apply in the r...
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"technology will be a key business enabler..."  -- shifting the Production Function
A former CEO at Juniper Networks, Kevin Johnson, will start his new role in March. His hire reinforces Starbucks’ statements of late that technology will be a key business enabler over the next few years at least.
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A fleet of MIT studies finds that women are much better at knowing what their colleagues are really thinking. It's another reason to expect the gender wage gap to eventually flip.
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During the past year, sitting has become the new smoking.
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This is an amazing gift and demonstration of leadership to benefit undergraduate students. Imagine the potential impact... +Rice University#education #leadership
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"You don’t hire for skills, you hire for attitude. You can always teach skills."  ― Simon Sinek, Start with Why
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Finally, a mobile OS that is so minimalistic and easy to use. I need this now. If you have an iPhone, now may be the time to switch. The kids will love it too! 
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Rising Dollar effect on US Exports, it matters Locally (yes, you too): "Nearly one-fifth of S&P 500 companies have warned on earnings for the first quarter, with at least 49 companies mentioning the effects of the dollar on results, according to Thomson Reuters."
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Saudi Prince Alwaleed predicts the world will never again see oil at $100 per barrel, but he says Saudi Arabia and OPEC will not blink.
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Work
Occupation
Roles that Interest Me: IT Solutions Architect, VP Information Technology, VP Software Product Management, VP of Innovation, CIO, COO
Skills
Skills where I Excel: IT, Finance, ERP, Business Process Analysis, Project Management, Software Product Management, Executive Leadership, Business Strategy Leadership, Cross-functional Leadership, Operational Leadership
Employment
  • Ansh Labs
    VP Technology | Infrastructure & Information Systems, 2011 - present
    Responsibility and governance for all aspects of Infrastructure and IT Operations. Lead network, telephony, and data center operations in Houston, TX. Ensure standards compliance: SSAE 16, SAS 70, PCI, ISO 9001, and ISO 13485 for cloud infrastructure and information systems. Primary stakeholder and sponsor for IT PMO. Lead initiative to select and install new ERP, in process with SAP and Netsuite...
  • Cachinko
    VP Technology & Product User Experience, 2005 - 2012
    Technology Leadership Establish the product roadmap, lead technological vision, create business case definitions, provide operational day-to-day leadership, and ensure standards compliance (PCI, SAS 70). Build, maintain, and lead team of 20+ network and software engineers including our Machine Learning (R&D) team... Finance Leadership Manage $3.5 million IT operating budget for both Software Applications Development and Network Infrastructure... Research & Development Inventor on US Patent #8,489,517 – “Method, System, and Storage Device for Clique Based Social Networking and Social Graphing.”
  • Diagnostic Systems Laboratories (Beckman Coulter)
    Director of Information Technology - CIO, 2001 - 2005
    Responsible for all global technology solutions throughout this $150M enterprise. Competitors include Becton Dickinson, Dade Behring, Abbott, Roche, and Bayer. Led VoIP, VPN, Backup, Help Desk, ERP (SAP), subsidiary WAN connectivity (Israel, Australia, UK, Germany, India, Italy, Canada, etc.), firewall...
  • Diagnostic Systems Laboratories (Beckman Coulter)
    SAP Project Manager, 1998 - 2005
    SAP R/3 4.7 Enterprise & ECC 5.0 (Project Management): My responsibilities as SAP R/3 4/7 Enterprise Project Manager overlook entire projects and all modules implemented which include HR, FI, CO, MM (Materials Management), and SD (Sales & Distribution)... SAP R/3 4.7 Enterprise & ECC 5.0 (Functional): Responsible for all Business Blueprint mapping and documentation for HR. Blueprinting the FI module using standard...
  • Diagnostic Systems Laboratories (Beckman Coulter)
    Director of Finance & Controller, 1998 - 2001
    Served as the primary contact for banks, consulting firms, and lawyers to structure and negotiate commercial loans, insurance policies, and 401k plan. My roles on the SAP R/3 4.0b Project were as Project Manager, HR Lead, FI Lead, and CO lead. Managed finance and accounting departments that includes...
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Houston, TX
Previously
Austin, TX - Wolfeboro, NH - Mexico City, Mexico - Acapulco, Mexico
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VP of Information Technology, PMP, MBA
Introduction
Personal: My wife and kids are amazing. I like to work in the garden. Learning fascinates me and it's a necessary part of my life.  I have significant deep relationships with a few friends. I value my personal networks (aka circles) and ensure they are well defined.

Professional: I like to build businesses. I enjoy working with people. I must have challenges.  I really enjoy Business Strategy, Finance & Technology projects.  I want to help others and pay it forward. 
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None.
Education
  • Rice University
    Information Systems, Finance, & Strategy, 2013 - 2015
    MBA, Jones Graduate School of Business
  • The University of Texas at Austin
    Finance, 1995 - 1998
    BBA, McCombs School of Business
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Male
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  • DragonCity
  • GUN SHOT CHAMPION 2
  • PAC-MAN Bounce
  • Hay Day
  • Archer champion
  • Plants vs. Zombies 2
  • Temple Run 2