Patrice Bourgeois


Project manager offers proven product life-cycle management within the high-technology sector. Proven effective in planning and executing major initiatives in support of client fulfillment and satisfaction. "Clients" are both internal and external users of the products/services.  Proficient in developing resources inclusive of contracts, project plans, white papers, competitive analysis, executive presentations, and training materials.  Managed software project from requirements gathering, through development through launch and commercialization.  Managed projects and monitored budget through commercial project management software including tracking critical milestones.

Work History

Work History

Global Product Manager

GE Global Exchange Services

Market leader in B2B supply chain management.  Managed cross-functional team of network engineers, software developers, procurement, technical writers, security analysts and launch leaders for deployment in a data center environment.  Led team presentations to supper level management for project approval and funding.  Six Sigma team leader for new product introduction.  Adapted COTS and open source applications for use in a 7X24X365 operations spanning 3 data centers in the United State, Amstelveen and Hong Kong.  Managed change and configurations by using corporate Peregrin systems.  UNIX, MVS, Oracle, proprietary applications.Directed Internet security projects for this global leader in outsourced supply chain management including VPN managed security services, single sign-on and PKI.  Led worldwide deployment effort with POP in 80 countries.Conducted market research, business analysis, usability testing and project planning, performing analysis of alternative technologies and build-vs-buy decisions..

  • Led 6 Sigma program resulting in $8M cost elimination over 3 year projection.
  • Led risk assessment team to control schedule, cost control, configuration management and ITIL.
  • Led P&L of $100 million in electronic commercial services inclusive of messaging; collaboration and legacy integration.
  • Created new technology training programs on trends and protocols inclusive of seminars, webinars, and awareness programs.
  • Developed revenue retention and conversion program for targeted $1M product line.

Director of Technical Product Management

Raytheon Silent Runner

A subsidiary of the Raytheon Company producing enterprise software for network analysis (now CA).  Led a matrix team consisting of engineering, support services, training, configuration control and customer support representatives.  Windows platform, Oracle database, Tom Cat application server.  SDLC for multi-year enhancement effort.

  • Led cross functional team, delivering project on time and at budget.
  • Created and implemented alpha and beta test plans.
  • Introduced new process for collection and tracking of requirements.
  • Developed and maintained project plans, including publication of milestones.
  • Developed strong supplier support relationships. 
  • Managed licensing program with NSA.

Director of Technical Business Development

PRISM Microsystems Inc.

Microsoft Gold Partner ISV focused on SEIM and Change Management.  Gathered requirements through interviews with users, analysts and key stakeholders.  Developed a multi-generation development plan based on staffing resources and human resource restraints.  Built concensus on the MGPP, obtained sign-offs, developed and tracked project plan.  Created written Alpha and Beta test plans and monitored results and progress daily.  Development in Microsoft environment (.NET, C#), including Server 2000, SQL server and IIS Server.  Communications via the Microsoft TCP/IP stack.  Training materials developed for Web conferencing delivery vehicle.

  • Developed both short term and long term strategies for SDLC.
  • Developed and maintained project plans, including publication of milestones.
  • Managed vendor program liaison with Microsoft.
  • Led independent testing in third party lab for certification.

Implementation Director


Enterprise software and services.  Managed contracted enhancement development for major clients including Comcast, Department of State, BCBS Louisiana, George Washington University and DOE.  Initiated kick-off meetings to gain consensus on features and trade-offs.  Created resulting PRD (requirements document), persona definition and preliminary delivery plan.  Obtained appropriate sign-offs, developed project plans complete with milestones and critical paths.  Created test plans and methodology.  Delivered on time, on budget and followed up on continued customer satisfaction.  Linux platform with Apache.  Most coding in PHP and XML.  Documentation created in Office and Framemaker.  Training materials generated using Camtasia.

  • Developed support materials and project documentation.
  • Tracked budget use and reported any short-falls.
  • Coordinated network security program training as part of services contracts.
  • Participated in key partner initiatives.
  • Optimized web content for optimal search engine placement



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