Experience
  • Experienced project manager with 12 years of success leading all phases of diverse technology projects; 12 years previously in Business Systems Analysis and Technical Development.   

  • Strong experience managing Agile projects and capable of mentoring/coaching other PM's/Scrum Masters. Ability to oversee multiple projects. Independent, self motivated manager. Track record of strong relationships with business stakeholders. 

  • Business strategist; plan and manage multimillion-dollar projects aligning business goals with technology solutions to drive process improvements, competitive advantage and bottom-line gains.  Managed budgets of up to $5M and cross-functional teams of up to 25 developers, programmers, analysts and network specialists.

  • Excellent communicator; leverage technical, business and financial acumen to communicate effectively with client executives and their respective teams

  • Tailors communication appropriately for the audience (stakeholders, development team) using whatever medium or channel necessary.  Communicates business strategy to development team and gains consensus through various means necessary.

  • Expert in agile and waterfall project management methodologies. Able to manage large project teams and known for high-quality deliverables that meet or exceed timeline and budgetary targets.

  • Machine Leaning/Artificial Intelligence: Managed Projects using big data and tools like AWS to implement artificial intelligence driven UX design catering to User Profile.

  • Results: Ensured Users were served up content that spoke directly to their needs and personality profile, helping to connect them more succinctly with the Product’s services.  

Skills Summary

Project Management

Value-Added Leadership

  • Custom Software Development

  • Database Design (RDBMS)

  • Systems Engineering

  • System Migrations/Integrations

  • Enterprise-wide Service/Fulfillment/ERP/HR/Payroll Implementations

  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

  • Cross-Functional Supervision

  • Team Building & Mentoring

  • Client Relations & Presentations

  • Business & IT Planning

  • Vendor Management

  • Communications Management

  • Resource Management

Methodologies

  • PMBOK (PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge)

  • Scrum/Kanban (Development) Framework / Agile Project Management

  • Rational Unified Process (RUP) / Unified Modeling Language (UML) / Waterfall

  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

  • SDLC (Software Developemtn Life Cycle) / Rapid Application Development (RAD) / Waterfall

IT Project Life-Cycle

  • Requirements Analysis

  • ROI Analysis

  • Costing & Budgeting

  • Project Planning/Scheduling

  • Testing/QA/Rollout/Support

  • Change Management

  • Risk Management

Achievements / Highlights
  • Active PMI Member, PMP Trained

  • Led teams across broad technical, financial and business disciplines. Focused teams on business objectives and tracked progress to ensure project milestones were completed on time, on budget and with the desired results.

  • Mitigated risk factors through careful analysis of financial and statistical data. Anticipated and managed change effectively in rapidly evolving global business environments.

  • Defined processes and tools best suited to each project. Moved between agile and waterfall approaches depending on project specifics and client goals, creating detailed project road maps, plans, schedules and work breakdown structures.

Types of Projects
  • Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas): For IaaS Consulting company, have managed the implementation of various Networking and Infrastructure implementation projects for companies throughout the SF Bay Area. 

    • Results: Streamlined access to development resources, increased development productivity, reduced IT administrative burden, reduced provisioning times, quicker time to market for web-enhancements, lower IT administrative burden.

  • Software as a Service (Saas): Have managed the implementation of Cloud-based implementations, migrations and upgrades of various applications for companies throughout the SF Bay Area. 

    • Results: Streamlined access to system resources, increased development productivity, reduced IT administrative burden.

  • Business Process Modeling/Re-engineering: Led re-engineering of business processes to improve communications between multiple departments and streamline efficiency for clients including Wells Fargo, Apple Inc, Delta Dental, University of CA (OP) and UC Berkeley. 

    • Results: Created entirely new Dashboard driven User Based Roles / Notifications systems that allowed diverse areas of the business to work more effectively together in realizing a better Business Process (more cost and time effective).

  • Systems Engineering: Led design and multinational rollout of robust, scalable and secure electronic data interchange (EDI), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and data-warehouse reporting systems for clients including Wells Fargo, Barclays Global Investors, Bare Minerals, Pfizer, Duracell.

    • Results: Completed projects up to two months ahead of schedule, as much as $1.2M under budget and to universal client acclaim.

  • Custom Software Developments: Managed all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) for dozens of custom solutions for clients including The Gartner Group, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, Charles Schwab, Bare Minerals, UC Berkeley, University of CA (OP), Apple Inc, SF Chronicle, Duracell and UBM Electronics.   Desktop, mobile and tablet experience.

    • Results: Custom solutions that fit the Business’ unique needs. 

  • Database Developments: Guided teams in the development of relational database management systems (RDBMS) and data warehouse systems for clients including Wells Fargo, Barclays Global Investors, Charles Schwab, UC Berkeley, SF Chronicle.

    • Results: Improved the reporting, consistency, recoverability and accessibility of data.

  • System Integrations/Migrations: Project-managed large-scale initiatives involving the transition of programs to new platforms and the merger of disparate systems from acquired client companies for clients including Bare Minerals, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Wells Fargo, Barclays Global Investors, Duracell and UC Berkeley.

    • Results: Streamlined business processes, reducing cost and overhead of IT resources.

  • Enterprise Implementations: Directed global rollouts of new software and systems for clients including Bare Minerals, Apple Inc, Delta Dental, PG&E, UBM Electronics and Duracell.  Systems included ERP, Order Fulfillment and HR/Payroll systems.

    • Results: Ensured defect-free releases through careful planning, testing and QA efforts.  

  • Machine Leaning/Artificial Intelligence: Managed Projects using big data and tools like AWS to implement artificial intelligence driven UX design catering to User Profile.

    • Results: Ensured Users were served up content that spoke directly to their needs and personality profile, helping to connect them more succinctly with the Product’s services.  

Technologies
  • Project Management: Microsoft Project, Smarsheets, OpenAir, Excel, Dropbox, Basecamp, etc

  • Documentation: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, DOORS, Rational Rose, Case Wise, Sharepoint

  • Process Modeling & Design: Visio, Adobe Photoshop, OmniGraffle

  • RDBMS: ORACLE, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, Informix, MySQL

  • Data Analysis & Design: Erwin, SQLPlus, DBArtisan, TOAD, XMLSpy

  • Reporting: Crystal Reports, Business Objects, Active Reports

  • Platforms: Microsoft Windows® 2000, Microsoft Windows XP, Unix, OSX