Parag Maydeo

  • Dayton US-OH
Parag Maydeo

Work History

Work History
Apr 2008 - Present

Project Manager

Infosys
  • Managing and delivering IT-enabled business solutions, overseeing 30+ employees in ECS unit of a $7 billion business consulting and technology firm, with more than 500 clients in over 30 countries
  • Promoted through a series of progressively responsible positions from software engineer to project manager in a span of 6 years by consistently surpassing goals and demonstrating high maturity for next roles
  • Implemented complex multi-million engagements by directing distributed teams, interacting with multiple vendors, working with diverse process groups and liaising stakeholders with diverse interests

Key Clients and Projects

LexisNexis | Operated from: Pune, India | Miamisburg, USA

CCP Maintenance / Transformation

  • Revenue -$3.7 million | Team size: 45
  • Maintain end-to-end workflows of > 90% critical online contents, partner in transformation programs to modernize legacy systems

NBT Maintenance / Support

  • Revenue -$5.0 million | Team size: 60
  • Provide round-the-clock, uninterrupted and cost effective support to News, Business and Topical online contents

GDF - Builds and Rewrites

  • Revenue -$1.2 million | Team size: 28
  • Develop new collection, conversion and post-processing workflows and enhance existing workflows in Global Data Fabrication division
2005 - 2008

Programmer Analyst

Infosys
  • Elicited clear/complete/concise requirements by conducting user interviews and brainstorming sessions with business/IT, converted business requirements into technical specifications
  • Developed wireframes and prototypes to present requirements coverage and get end users’ buy in
  • Provided technical and functional guidance to team across all project life cycles
  • Coordinated among project sponsors, application users, SMEs and development team to resolve issues, manage change, mitigate risks and ensure project completion as per project plan

Key Clients and Projects

Apple Inc. | Operated from: Mangalore, India | Cupertino, USA

Information Backbone 1.0

  • Develop a central dashboard for visual status of all planning processes across geographies, conceptualize Excel parser engine to parse supply chain data, based on business rules

eCost (Version 3.0 to 4.3)

  • Streamline volume-forecasting module to project sales of Apple's worldwide sales channels, costing module to offer apple products' base pricing using dynamic bill of materials

Arrow Electronics Inc. | Operated from: Denver, USA

NACP Software Quality Assurance

  • Setup and grow software quality assurance group at Arrow's Denver facility to achieve quality goals in all applications under development in a cost effective way
2002 - 2005

Early Career

Infosys Limited
  • Worked as a Software Engineer at Infosys (2002 to 2005) to re-engineer Apple’s electronic product costing system from carbon platform to cocoa framework, responsibilities included gaining in-depth technical knowledge and applying it to design, and develop code in Objective C and UNIX, design Oracle database schemas and PL/SQL packages, and setup environments for application modules
  • Started career as a University Project Intern at Siemens (2000 to 2001) to develop an online conference room booking system using ASP and SQL Server

Education

Education
Jul 1997 - Jun 2001

Bachelor of Engineering

Mumbai University

LinkedIn Profile

Summary

  • A result-oriented Project Management Professional with 10+ years of extensive experience in IT industry
  • A progressive career with proven track-record in successful planning and execution of complex global delivery programs for Fortune 500 clients in diverse business spheres
  • Strong business analysis and value articulation skills, with hands-on technical acumen to recognize, and solutionize business objectives, and bridge gaps between business and technology groups
  • Recognized for excellent quality and process focus
  • An effective leader with ability to build and nurture motivated, and high-performing teams

Core Competencies

  • Software Project Management
  • Global Application Development and Delivery
  • Client Liaison
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Business Value Co-creation
  • Leadership and Team Building
  • Pre-sales
  • Business Transformation
  • Software Quality and Process Management

Key Accomplishments

  • Successfully managed global delivery and business transformation programs from inception to closure with annual revenue over $10 million at LexisNexis by delivering business value in terms of gaining competitive edge, sustained growth and effective leveraging of IT investments
  • Achieved 90% reduction in time-to-market of online critical content (from in-spec time of 24 hours to 2 hours) aiding LexisNexis to recapture market share and surge decisively ahead of competitors by implementing a visionary project
  • Realized $2 million of cumulative cost savings with Y-o-Y productivity improvement through high reuse, strong knowledge management, automation across board, optimizing headcount, right-shoring and optimum role ratio across LexisNexis projects
  • Implemented Information backbone successfully, with 70% improvement in overall turnaround of planning process and $0.3 million annual cost benefit for Apple’s demand supply management division by migrating manual processes to a collaborated user interface with automated workflows, central dashboard and reporting services
  • Received “Best Quality Project” for eCost 3.0 and implemented eCost 3.5 with zero UAT defects by fine-tuning existing quality processes and ensuring quality assurance and control at Apple in 2006
  • Established Infosys SQA presence at Arrow from ground up to annual revenue of $1.4 million by delivering consistent business value and building strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Spearheaded one of the first $5 million integrated delivery projects in Infosys by seamless collaboration among cross-functional groups in 2011, pioneered one of the first $1.2 million non-linear pricing development projects in Infosys by adopting an agile resourcing and invoicing approach while maintaining healthy overall margin in 2010
  • Implementing agile, scalable, and robust systems on modern platforms moving away from legacy systems by scrutinizing legacy systems, migrating to media neutral format and coalescing critical features of past and functionalities envisioned for future

Social Affiliations

Certifications

Certifications
2004 - Present

Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)

Oracle Corporation
2004 - Present

Sun Certified Java Professional (SCJP)

Sun Microsystems
2010 - 2013

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

References

References

Virat Bhartiya

Virat is with Strategic Global Sourcing unit of Infosys, pursuing new clients and large deals. I reported to Virat in GDF Builds and Rewrites Project in 2009.

Vivek Raaj

Vivek is part of Business Platforms group in Infosys. We co-managed two projects for LexisNexis in 2008-09 from Pune, India.

Rajesh Mancheri

I worked with Rajesh as onsite technical lead to successfully implement Information Backbone at Apple, Cupertino CA in 2005-06.

Anand Ghalsasi

Anand's company Persistent Systems specializes in software product development services. Anand and I worked together at Arrow Electronics' Denver office in 2005.