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Judy Vincent


R&D Project Manager, Hewlett Packard Company

Location: Fort Collins, CO, US


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Judy Vincent Bio:

Started career in IT in 1980 in Denver, Colorado, as a HP3000 Computer Operator. Worked my way up to a Programmer/Analyst then moved into IT Management. After a 16+ year career as a HP customer, I went to work at HP as an Account Support Engineer. It was during this time that I made my transition from MPE (HP3000) OS to HP-UX, HP's propritery UNIX OS. After 3 years in the field, I moved to the UNIX R&D organization. Today, I am a Project Manager in the UNIX Systems Lab, managing a team of engineers that are testing HP-UX on new Itanium platforms. I also manage the Kernel Triage team as well as the Engineering Services group for all of the lab's servers and storage.

Work experience

- Present,

·         Responsible for hiring, developing and leading engineering staff. Establish team objectives/goals and develop action plans to achieve results

·         Lead lab operations projects, such as Server Reduction, Defect Management, Hardware Budgeting

·         Program Manager for offshore HP-UX Server Graphics team based in India

·         Partner across global HP-UX R&D teams to utilize test resources to generate revenue for C&I

·         Effectively manage multiple projects according to budget and provide leadership through technology and process innovation

·         Manage and lead Machine Dependent HP-UX code test team to qualify OS software on new hardware platforms

·         Knowledge of a broad set of technical areas through management of a multi-functional Kernel Triage team

·         Co-creator of Customer Advisory Board, a joint collaboration with R&D and Customer Support to shape future HP-UX Operating System features and functions

·         Serve as Section Customer Connection Coordinator

·         Participated in Lab’s achievement of full conformance with SEI CMM Level 2+ and subsequent audits

·         Developed and managed a best-in-class Data Center for HP-UX Operating System patch testing

·         Pioneered Job Rotation Program within project team in 2003, leading to an appointed position on a task force to develop a Division-level Job Rotation Program

·         Drive process improvements in test automation to increase team productivity and efficiency

·         Maintain relationships with Account Support Consultants for State Farm, Lockheed Martin, AT&T to provide access to R&D resources


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