S. Anthony Shams


Zyguyz Corp – Lafayette, LA
2003 – Present

Zyguyz Corp is a Web Design and Information Technology consulting firm that provides a variety of IT and technical services.  Zyguyz designs, develops, implements and supports web sites using HTML, CSS, Flash, Photoshop, Dynamic Web Design, PHP/ASP, MYSQL, Apache.  Currently expanding services to incorporate Search Engine Optimization, AJAX, and JAVA as well.

Some of the Web Design projects include:

Other IT and management related services provided include:

  • IT Strategic Planning
  • Systems Architecture and Solution Design
  • Systems Engineering
  • Project Development and Management
  • Technology Assessment and Recommendation
  • Process Development
  • Business Alignment and Optimization
  • RFP and Proposal Development
  • Personal Productivity and Organizational Coaching

Clientele for IT related services includes but not limited to:

  • Inquest Corp:
    • Interim CTO; IT Strategic Planning, RFP development and response, and Systems Management.
  • OXUS Corp:
    • Interim Managing Director: Designed Logistics and process development, infrastructure implementation, and disaster recovery development.
  • CASA:
    • IT Strategic Planning, Data Warehousing and mining, and Report Development.
SAIC Corporation/Entergy Corporation – New Orleans, LA

SAIC is a $7.5B provider of consulting solutions, systems integration, and outsourcing services. Entergy is a $30 billion energy company serving Arkansas, Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana which has outsourced their IT infrastructure services to SAIC -- a $1B 10-year project.

Position: Chief Technology Officer/Vice President

Reported directly to Entergy’s CIO and SAIC’s IT outsourcing project executive. Responsibilities included assessing Entergy’s IT needs and determining direction and standards; also functioned as Chief Architect in developing outsourcing solutions for over $4B worth of SAIC outsourcing RFP’s and proposals.

  • Reviewed and evaluated IT capital projects for the following five years to determine “value and cost rationalization” as a part of a successful effort to reduce Entergy’s IT budget from $250M/year to $80M/year.
  • Defined standards, protocols, and architectural directions; efforts resulted in streamlining Entergy’s IT planning and projects implementation, hence reducing IT cost and improving services.
  • Prototyped and introduced new technologies which resulted increasing employee productivity.
  • Executive sponsor of “web-enablement” programs, such as Active Directory and LDAP. These projects created the platform for Entergy to migrate from legacy to web-based applications hence reducing operating expenditure and increasing security.
SAIC Corporation - San Diego, CA

Position: Director – Systems and Network Management/ Vice President

As Chief Engineer and Chief Architect for the Systems and Network Management division of SAIC responsibilities included developing and implementing outsourcing technical solutions, and managing and mentoring implementation teams.

  • Envisioned and architected the first Integrated Services Management Center (ISMC). ISMC became a SAIC product/service offering, yielding a $400m/year practice as the heart of SAIC’s outsourcing services.
  • As Chief Engineer managed and developed the first ISMC’s Detailed Design Document for Edison International -- a $1.5M effort, delivered on time and under budget.
  • As Chief Engineer and Architect managed a team of 30+ engineers in the implementation of the first ISMC for Edison International. This was a $17M two-year fixed-priced contract delivered under budget and ahead of schedule.
  • Designed and architected ISMC’s for Dept. of Energy in Oak Ridge resulting in a $10M/year contract.
  • Designed, architected, and implemented ISMC’s for Entergy International as a part of the $1B outsourcing contract.
IBM Corporation/Tivoli Systems - Austin, TX

Position: Sr. Consultant

  • Member of Tivoli Professional Services (TPS) team, responsibility included solution design and implementation of Tivoli Suite of Products.
  • Analyzed, designed, planned, and implemented Tivoli suite of software for projects ranging from $200,000 to $4M.
  • Designed and concurrently managed several remote projects, which resulted in over 15% increase in the Tivoli Professional Services productivity.
  • Co-developed the Tivoli Implementation Methodology hence decreasing implementation time in some cases by 50%.
  • Member of Tivoli 100% club


MTI Corporation, Anaheim - CA

Sr. Software Support Engineer/Consultant

American Turnkey Corp. - Costa Mesa, CA

Sr. Systems and Network Administrator

Luxfer USA, Ltd - Riverside, CA

Sr. Software Engineer


  • Bachelor of Science from University of California, Riverside in Computational Mathematics (1986)
  • Solution Selling (sales training), Sales Performance International (SPI), 2002
  • Contracts Management, Science Applications International Corporation, 2000
  • Business Management, Science Applications International Corporation, 2000
  • Customer Service Training, Science Applications International Corporation, 2000
  • Project Management I, II, and III, Science Applications International Corporation, 1996
  • Certified in Complete Suite of Tivoli Software, Tivoli Systems, 1994
  • Network Management, and Networking Protocols, Cabletron Corporation, 1993
  • AIX Systems Administration, IBM Corporation, 1991
  • SunOS Systems Administration, Sun Corporation, 1990

  • Member of MENSA, IEEE Computer Society, American Watercolor Society, CG Society of Digital Artists and International High IQ Society.


FLASH, FLASH Action Scripting, HTML, CSS, ASP/PHP,  MySQL, Apache, PHP, SEO, Adobe suite of software especially Photoshop, Tivoli Suite of Software, Remedy ARS, Perl, SQL, UNIX Shell scripting, ORACLE, HP/OV, SunOS, AIX, HP/UX, Linux, Windows, C, Pascal, FORTRAN, Network Management, end-to-end desktop management and configuration.