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Steve Cheatham

Steve Cheatham

VP of IT - Game Show Network


A proven technology executive with 20 years of providing strategic and technical leadership in complex, high-performing environments. Cognitively agile; intuitively grasp the “big picture” and conceptualize, develop, and implement solutions to achieve organizational goals. Leverage new and emerging technology and adapt quickly to new technical environments. A true business partner; translate complex technical information and advise business leaders and C-suite executives on technology-related initiatives. Proven ability to lead, manage and motivate cross-functional teams while developing team member talents.

Areas of Expertise:
• Strategic Planning & Execution
• P&L Acumen / Profitability Improvement
• Business & Technology Alignment
• Mergers & Acquisition Integration & Consolidation
• SOX-404 / PCI-DSS Implementation & Compliance Management
• Full Software Development Life Cycle / Project Life Cycle Management
• Continuous Process Improvements
• IT Portfolio Delivery
• Disaster Recovery (DR) / Business Continuity (BC)
• Facility / Data Center Construction
• Management of Internal, Outsource and Offshore Teams
• Multi-facility Management
• Vendor Management
• Cloud Infrastructure Implementation and Management (Public & Private)
• ITIL Service Management

Technical Areas:
• WAN/LAN Design & Management
• Infrastructure Design, Implementation & Consolidation
• Active Directory
• VMware & Hyper-V Virtualization
• Systems Administration/Design
• Web Server Configuration & Management
• Data Center Design & Build-out
• Cisco Routers/Switches/Firewalls
• DNS, DHCP, S/FTP, SMTP & POP3
• ASP/ASP.Net/VB/VB.Net/C++/HTML/Javascript/XML/COBOL/SQL Programming
• MS SQL Server, 2000 – 2012
• Data Encryption (At-Rest & In-Transit)
• SSL/TLS Encryption Protocols