Joan Prebish

  

Senior Program Manager

Location: Lafayette, CO


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Agile Denver

Biography

Joan Prebish is a Certified Project Management Professional with expertise in tailoring program management best practices to manage the life cycle of new products, processes, services, and solutions. A Colorado native, Joan received her undergraduate degree from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO. She earned her MBA from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs, CO. As a captain in the USAF, Joan supported the space surveillance and manned spaceflight programs from locations ranging from NORAD Cheyenne Mountain to Thule, Greenland. For the past 10+ years Joan has been a senior program manager at Sun Microsystems and Oracle Corporation with increasing levels of responsibility supporting Data Storage products, services, sales, and solutions. Member of the Scrum Alliance Agile Denver User Group and the Mile Hi Chapter of the Project Management Institute.

 

 

Work experience

Oracle Corporation, Senior Program Manager
February 2010 - June 2011, Broomfield, Select a State, United States
Managed the North American Cloud Computing Sales Program aimed at providing strategy, campaigns, training, assets, and resources to enable field personnel. Coordinated cross-organizational activities across global lines of business to gather requirements; ensure alignment with multiple sales programs and campaigns; and promote adoption of homogeneous solutions.

Sun Microsystems, Senior Program Manager
October 2008 - February 2010, Broomfield, CO, United States
Managed the strategic development of Sun Storage College, part of an innovative, award-winning program that delivered technical training to employees worldwide. Collaborated with development, marketing, business leaders, and end users to gather technical requirements. Led development of a curriculum that provided the foundation for the company's strategic goals for Storage products and had an immediate impact in the field. Co-developed database to manage business operations infrastructure.

Sun Microsystems, Global Alliance Manager
December 2005 - October 2008, Broomfield, CO, United States
Managed the global sales relationships with Storage Supplier Partners. Facilitated executive-level collaboration with partners on joint sales goals, initiatives, campaigns, and real-time resolution of deal barriers and conflicts. Represented Sales VP on executive escalation calls. Implemented joint, global field rules of engagement. Provided critical field updates to worldwide ops to optimize inventory streams. Participated in contract negotiations and compliance with terms.

Sun Microsystems, Senior Program Manager
January 2004 - December 2005, Broomfield, CO, United States
Managed the company's first storage data solutions program, comprised of four programs, each with separate strategic roadmaps and portfolios. Designed and implemented a life cycle process for delivering solutions -- adopted as corporate standard.

Sun Microsystems, Senior Program Manager
January 2002 - December 2002, Broomfield, CO, United States
From Jan 2001 to end of Dec 2002 managed the Storage Area Network Program, comprised of four programs (switches, HBAs, tape, software), each with multiple components. Managed the on-time delivery of the Sun StorEdge T3 Array Multi-Platform Driver Program, comprised of three concurrent versions of four separate software applications -- each localized in several languages.