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Alexander SAMARIN

Architect for Achieving the Synergy between Strategy, Good Business Practices and Disruptive Digital Technologies


Ph.D in Computer Graphics,and vast experience in enterprise architect,BPM/SOA/ECM and IoT.


  • 1993 - Ph.D. , IHEP

  • 1979 - Master , Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (aka PhysTech)


•Creation of a collection of enterprise patterns and practical process patterns •Via THBS: improve the IT/IS governance at Schneider Electric (ARIS, integration, BPM) •Concept papers for e-government, healthcare and smart-city •Via Profind: Deliver training course “BPM fundamental” (three times) •Experimenting with several modern BPM-suites (Bizagi, Appway, Bonita, Pega) •Support the EA group in UEFA: strategy, transformation, corporate unified business execution platform, BPM, SOA, ECM (SharePoint ecosystem), IAM, security, data management, software factory, ERP modernization, governance, acting as a solution architect in many projects •Member of the IEC Systems Resource Group to prepare “Systems Approach Guidelines” and apply it to various system domains: Active Assisted Living (healthcare), Smart Home and Smart Cities •“Components of software-defined companies”, BPM conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 2016 •Architecting synergy between modern technologies: microservices, blockchain, digital, platforms, IoT

• Refreshed the bank’s EA and established business architecture • Directed the bank’s progression to cloud computing, Business Intelligence (BI), Enterprise Risk M management (ERM), digital operations, multi data centres, BYOD and higher information security • Established an EA repository in ARIS (methodology, training, delegation and support) • Formulated the bank’s IT strategy and provided a roadmap and portfolio of projects • Architected a pan-African platform for e-governments and e-governance • Initiated, planned and guided enterprise-wide “Corporate ECM/SharePoint platform” project • Enriched the implementation of ITIL v3 using BPM principles • Modelled all the bank’s business processes for their implementation in an ERP system • Re-architected the enterprise-wide information governance, management and exchange • Introduced BPM (from both business and technical sides) into the SAP NetWeaver 7.3 development • Introduced project governance process in PMO and reviewed all projects to guarantee added-value

• Documented technical architecture (application cartography, reference architecture, methodology) • Established global IT security principles • Proto typed the documents and records management in ECM • Ensured optimal performance of enterprise backup services encompassing 500 Tera Byte • Applied BPM/SOA principles to 30 MCHF cantonal e-government project • Prepared operational process-based prototypes to improve business requirements • Interlinked project management and EA for IT/IS PMO; introduced tools for EA automation • Carried out architectural reviews of about 100 IT/IS projects per year to ensure their added-value • Developed principles of Swiss e-government architecture (TOGAF-based) • Member of the steering committee of the Swiss E-government Architecture Community • BPM-centric implementation of an IS/IT system for a governmental agency within the Financial Department of the State and Republic of Geneva (specifications, design, extensive testing)

• Implanted practical enterprise architecture • Adapted the implementation approach to the customer’s realities • Established agreed architecting, design and engineering principles • Established common implementation practices • Contributed to information security and document management components • Directed prototyping of BPM/SOA solutions

• Designed and implemented operational practices and procedures • Prepared several prototypes to demonstrate the BPM / SOA approach • Prepared the migration for simplification of the ECM environment

Spearheaded development and maintenance activities to support IT-based automation initiative for standards production • Designed and implemented BPM / SOA based automation architecture • Ensured top performance of standards production processes, involving 3 000 complex technical documents annually, 50+ participants, 3 production chains, 7 repositories, and 40 IT services Acted as a project manager or IT/IS leader • Formulated and implemented of IT strategy for the ISO • Designed and implemented of an SGML-based production system • Implemented printing on demand • Implemented the management of internal documents in the ISO/CS • Implemented the automation of the ISO/CS quality system • Led the feasibility study for a DMS / ECM • Implemented of the ISO publications catalogue for paper and Web delivery • Provided of operational long-term decisions regarding IT solutions • Worked with users to develop business solutions • Selected, implemented and evolved of DMS / ECM Livelink • Linked DMS / ECM and other enterprise tools via API and processes • Migrated of production tools and environment

• Led a group (5 persons) of IT/IS staff • Implemented electronic publishing systems aimed at scientific publications • Presented experience at various national and international conferences • Developed a system dedicated to film analysis • Conducted performance measurement to improve critical applications • Designed and implemented computer graphics systems and applications for high energy physics • Designed and implemented text and document processing

Main projects and activities: – development of LaTeX on all major computer platforms; – user support for CERN and CERN-related laboratories.