Tony Di Perna

VP - Membership

Tony Di Perna is a Supervisor of I/S Configuration Management for Carnival Cruise Lines (CCL) since 2006.

With over 20 years experience in the Configuration Management discipline Tony has had the opportunity to work in several countries in Europe, Canada and United States, some of the most complex programs he has worked on consisted of development of Cellular systems, US and Canadian Navy ship Frigates, Space Shuttle and Flight simulators.

During his career Tony had to the opportunity both to apply and help improve some of the CM standards that exist today in the industry for Configuration Management, some of his public accomplishments and contributions have been while he was a GEIA member where he participated in the development of the DoD (Department-of-Defense) CM standard in the early 1990s which is today know as EIA-649 as well as the development of UDEF (Universal Data Element Framework) which is lately became a standard and being adapted for use also in other international countries.

Tony always strives for excellence in the Configuration Management discipline and IT Service and Support areas, he is familiar with a wide range of CM industry standards (ISO, DoD, IEEE) as well as ITIL and CMM frameworks, one of his major career accomplishment is his Web Past invention which was filed under USA and International Patent Offices in 2002.

Tony is proud to be an officer on the South Florida HDI chapter and will work hard to help get it established and make it one of the HDI successful chapters.