Randy R. Middleton

SAP and Blockchain Technical Leader

Expertise: Central Finance, SAP Finance, HANA developer and Blockchain

Randy Middleton has 10 + years, SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Functional development (FDS/TDS), experience in Finance, FI/CO, Enterprise Asset Management Systems (EAM), Plant Maintenance (PM), Master Data Management, (MDM/MDG) and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). A 15-year career profile with experience configuring software for Fortune 1000 companies. Clients served include: Royal Dutch, CEMEX, Weatherford, El Paso Energy, EquiStar Chemical, and Combustion Engineering(C-E) – Randy is proficient with MS Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), IBM Bluemix, GE Predix, and cloud deployments for PaaS, and SaaS.

Randy also has 10 years of experience in Finance and Controlling (FI/CO) for Oil and Gas and Electric Utilities. He has led level III (L3) support teams for SAP instances the past 20 years virtual, in the cloud, and on premise. 2 years of experience on IBM Cloud Foundry DevOps APIs. 10 years of experience with Linux, Linux clusters, Hadoop and Bio-Knoppix in enterprise class infrastructure. 10 plus years of SAP Basis experience starting with Shell Oil and setting up Samba shares, Sun Sparc servers and the Windows network in a 10,000 host 99.999 “five nines” uptime data center. 10 years of experience in managing both ABAP and JAVA systems. 5 years of experience with Java DevOps. Connected IoT devices to the cloud and on AWS. 10 years Master Data Management, Master Data Governance (MDM/MDG). Business Analysis and Remote Technical Support. DNP3, SCADA and DCS support experience for 600 plus plants. Implemented SAP Agile SDLC cycle on 4 global enterprise class projects in companies such as Cal Edison, Shell Oil, and Enron. All levels of SAP instant support.

SAP functional modules; SCM, CRM, PM, SD, MM, EAM, WM, C4C, HANA and FI/CO. Architect DevOps: Quantum Resistant Ledger (QRL). Issuance, QRL Slack team, Private Digital Money Security. The design and issuance of cryptocurrency. Ledger utilizing hash-based digital signatures which are resistant to classical and quantum computing attacks. Initial testnet 50 nodes of cloud based Quantum Computers based on IBM Bluemix. Watson Analytics. Architect DevOps: A pilot project to provide Haltom City a micro grid leveraging Photovoltaics (PV), Renewable Energy and Blockchain technology to enhance local utility bill payments.

Randy holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Texas Tech University, a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Cumbria, Zurich, Switzerland and is an SAP Certified Technology Associate - SAP HANA, C_HANATECH_10. He is also a Microsoft MCSE, NERC CIP v5 Cyber security certificate, So Cal Edison, NERC CIP v5 Operator certificate, IACRB Certified S CADA Security Architect (CSSA).