Tomydas Pallivathukak

Summary

Tomydas is a Senior IT Professional with over 14 years of industry experience with the last 10 years primarily on Program/Project management and Application Development. Exposures to industries include Healthcare, Health & Wellness, High End Retailing, Computer Manufacturing, Semi-conductor & Electronics and Steel Making.

Has over 12 years experience of executing Business Transformation / System Integration / IT Infrastructure projects for some of the major Fortune 500 companies. Has a sound understanding of business processes and technology. Has worked at multiple locations around the world – USA, UK and India on various consulting assignments.

Has Program Managed large system implementation teams – matrixed, multi-vendor and multi-location and has a very good grasp of all the professional aspects of managing large programs. Has delivered programs/projects on-time, on budget and some of them were delivered at SEI CMM Level 5.

Pursues a lead by example style of management. Is decisive, action-oriented and results-focused. Is driven by new challenges and desire to be successful in all endeavors. Immensely enjoys navigating all aspects of complex projects. Have excellent presentation and communication skills.

Hold an MBA and BS (Engineering) degrees and is a certified PMP.

Work History

Work History

Manager - Design and Contracts

Steel Authority of India Limited

  • Successfully managed a team of engineers and draftsmen to support the maintenance of industrial structures within the steel plant.
  • Evaluated and certified work plans and cost estimates providedby contractors and builders for open bid contracts
Jul 2005 - Present

IT Manager

UnitedHealth Group

  • Continue to successfully manage the delivery of financial IT projects with a total spend of over $ 4 Million.
  • Efficiently manage a large team of analysts, developers and project managers.
  • Have been a key player for the success of several mission critical and regulatory projects within UnitedHealth.
  • Coordinate with a Multi-location user base (Billing, Payments, Accounting, Treasury)
  • Overall responsibility for Project estimations, resource allocations, release coordination, etc. Developed an estimation framework widely adopted by many within UnitedHealth IT..
Feb 2003 - Jun 2005

Program Manager

Herbalife Inc

  • Successfully program managed several multi-million dollar ERP implementation projects for their US, Canada and Mexican operations.
  • I worked with implementation teams in three different countries as part of this engagement. I was able overcome the challenges of language barriers, cultural differences and different legal requirements to make this possible.
Jul 2001 - Jan 2003

Sr. Project Manager

Nordstrom Inc

  • Successfully managed the integration of Nordstrom’s backend financial systems to its front end store based point of sales systems.
  • I oversaw the implementation of a very complex solution of converting financial information based on retail accounting to that of cost accounting – one of the first of its kind in the retail industry.
Jun 2000 - Jun 2001

Sr. Project Manager

Dell Computers

  • Successfully managed the integration of Dell’s backend financial systems to its front end Order management systems that supported its operations in UK, Ireland and France.
  • I was able to successfully overcome the challenges of language and cultural differences between UK, Ireland and France
Dec 1998 - May 2000

Functional Lead

Toshiba America

  • Successfully managed enterprise reporting for their financial and inventory management operations.
  • Designed a reporting strategy for enterprise wide operational reports for Accounts Receivables, Order Management and Inventory

Education

Education
Dec 2008 - Nov 2010

Master of Business Administration

Western Governors University
Jul 1992 - Jun 1996

Bachelor of Technology

Indian Institute of Technology

Skills

Skills

Technical Skills

  PM Tools  - Microsoft Project, Clarity, Microsoft Office, PlanView   Vendor Applications - Oracle Financials, Sabrix, Taxware, Appworx, Business Objects   Databases - Oracle 9i/10g, MS Access   Programming Languages  - C, C++, PL/SQL, VB, Pro*C, Java, Unix Scripting, DataStage   Platforms - Linux, Unix, Windows, Sun Solaris   Software - Oracle Developer, TOAD, CTRL-M, PVCS  

Business Skills

  Domain: Financial Accounting and Tax, CRM, Retail, Health Plans, Manufacturing and Supply Chain.   Process / Methodology:  SOX, Data Warehousing, RUP, SEI CMM, PMI, RCA   Management Skills: Program/Project Management, Financial/ROI Analysis and Reporting, Cost Estimation and Management, Risk Management, Stakeholder/Communication Management, People Management, Business Analysis and Vendor / Purchasing Management.  

Certifications

Certifications
Dec 2005 - Dec 2013

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute (PMI)