- San Francisco Bay Area CA
VP / Director - Program Management
Results-oriented technical leader with global product development and business operations experience at startup and established companies. Hands-on expertise orchestrating complex, multi-disciplinary engineering and product development initiatives and successfully implementing Agile frameworks across distributed teams. End-to-end program management experience engaging cross functional teams like Product, Engineering, Legal, Finance and Marketing to deliver products from concept to commercialization.
Chief of Staff to the General Manager, providing strategic, tactical, and operational support for business planning and operations across the Information & Analytic Solutions startup. Directing an Agile focused PMO (Program Management Office), transforming the product life cycle by integrating Agile, Lean UX, and Design Thinking. Driving annual and quarterly planning cycles to define the strategic business goals, priorities, resource planning, and roadmap execution.
PMO Leader for the Small Business Group, driving improvements in the planning, prioritization, and execution process to deliver business value across markets and products through Enterprise Agile practices and adoption across teams. Catalyst for the adoption of Agile practices, including tools, processes, and measurements of success for globally dispersed teams.
Bridged business and technology goals to deliver strategies driven from a bottom-up capability analysis, including spend optimization and investment prioritization. Managed negotiations, contractual performance, resource allocation, and delivery execution.
Established a consulting practice for the delivery of integrated ERP solutions for global enterprises, generating $3M in revenue in 8 months. Oversaw all facets of customer engagements, including pre-sales, negotiations, functional and technical work stream deliverables, and sales support.
Built out the Northeast consulting practice with full responsibility for negotiating $15M contracts. Secured strategic client relationships and accelerated the practice strategy through 20% revenue growth in less than 2 years.
Cultivated team of globally distributed staff responsible for evaluating major business/IT processes, process optimization, and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and SOC 1 & SOC 2 audits. Designed and implemented process and system controls across client organization's financial reporting systems and supporting IT architecture.
Managed $2M+ project budgets and all aspects of global professional services projects, including client relationships, resourcing, and delivery execution. Led team of 10 staff focused on system audits, process and security control testing, and SOC 1 and SOC 2 engagements, in accordance with the SOX and COBIT standards.
Executed financial statement audits and participated in public client in SEC filings. Reviewed financial policies and procedures and provided recommendations for improving the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls for financial reporting.
ICAgile Certified Professional, ICAgile
Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute
Certified Scrum Master, Scrum Alliance
Certified Scrum Product Owner, Scrum Alliance
Stanford Certified Project Manager, Stanford University
Certified Information Systems Auditor, ISACA