About Me

A techie, finance geek, and marketing guru. Currently work for Occidental Petroleum as IT Service Design Manager, having been with the company for over 15 years in different roles.

My Skills
IT Management
DevOps
Marketing
Security
Service Management
Strategy
Infrastructure

My Experience

IT Manager - Service Design - Oxy

2016-Present

Oversight of IT service design, continual service improvement program, LEAN, ITSM, Agile and DevOps methodologies and day-to-day involvement in IT strategy and operations activities of Occidental Petroleum IT department.

IT Manager - Automation and Technical Services - Oxy

2014-2016

Manager for Oxy IT hosting services with responsibilities for entire Occidental Petroleum data centers, virtualization, private cloud, computing and storage infrastructure, and SCADA automation systems. Engineered and deployed infrastructure automation, Agile and DevOps philosophy to projects and tasks in the IT hosting services department. Lead the team to upgrade and rebuild several large data center in the US and virtualized more than 90% of the entire Occidental Petroleum compute infrastructure.

IT Manager - Automation Services - Oxy

2012-2014

Providing technical leadership in large scale design, update, deployment, and operations of Occidental Petroleum global SCADA automation infrastructure. Lead and facilitated a team to architect and design an in-house build converged infrastructure to host SCADA automation systems for more than 40 locations. Virtualized 100% the entire Occidental Petroleum SCADA infrastructure using the VMware technologies and converged compute and storage platform.

IT Manager - UAE - Oxy

2008-2012

Managing the IT operations for the Occidental Petroleum UAE based business development office. Providing technical support for multiple offices in Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Oman, and Italy.

Enterprise architect - Oxy

2006-2008

Development and implementation of IT strategic initiatives, technology road maps, architectures. Project management assistance for large corporate-wide deployments.

Information Security Analyst - Oxy

2001-2006

Design, implementation and oversight of information security solutions for Occidental Petroleum.

Network Engineer - TV Guide

1998-2001

Designed and implemented network infrastructure, firewalls, network security and monitoring systems.

My Education

2006-2012

University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX

Completed the required coursework and received a degree in Business Administration (BBA) specializing in Finance.

1993-1994

The University of Tulsa - Tulsa, OK

Attended 4 semesters at The University of Tulsa specializing in Business Management and Management Information Systems.

1992-1993

Institute of International Business Education

Attended 2 semesters of courses in Business Management before transferring to The University of Tulsa

My Work

My Testimonials

  • Mikhail is a dedicated, responsive and high caliber IT leader. There was never a time when he couldn't solve a problem or would not devote he and his teams' energies to resolve a problem. Mikhail has supported high end executives as well as field level employees, all with equal quality and outcome. I highly recommend him for IT leadership positions.

    Ashley Holbrook / HR Director @ Terra Energy
  • Mikhail is one of the most hard working and intelligent people I have had the pleasure of working with. Highly recommended.

    Akbar Mohammad / Senior Manager @ Deloitte
  • Mikhail is very intelligent and fun to work with. He inspires his team and co-workers. Mikhail is very task oriented and will leave no stone un-turned in achieving his goals. He is always willing to try new things in order to consistently excel and challenge himself in life and at work.

    Shahab Sandhu / System Engineer @ SonicWall

Get in Touch

Address: 1021 Marconi St Houston TX 77019

Phone: 713.397.5520

Email: mikhail.krylov@gmail.com

Get in Touch

Address: 1021 Marconi St Houston TX 77019

Phone: 713.397.5520