Simplivity, Agile Coach
April 2015 - Present, Westborough, MA, US
Agile and Scrum Coach
UMass President's Office, Principal Project Manager
December 2012 - Present, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States
Responsible for the successful execution of all aspects of University-wide (all 6 campuses) technology-based initiatives, leveraging PMI and Agile project management practices, internal & external coaching, etc. Collaborate with other University Institutes and provided coaching in support of creating a PMO Center of Excellence. Created and teach semester-long Agile course covering the manifesto, guiding principles, Kanban, Crystal, XP, FDD, DSDM, deep dive on Scrum (master and product owner), Open Space, Innovation/Agile games, etc. PM/CSM/PO for various projects (IdM/IAM, password manager, Social/Mobile, etc.)
Genzyme Genetics, Senior Program Manager
September 2011 - November 2012, Westborough, MA
Responsible for the successful execution of all aspects of program planning and management of complex product development projects, process improvement initiatives and program integration efforts to achieve business goals. Example projects leveraging Agile, PMI and traditional PM practices include: lessons learned for a $200M program, the on-time delivery of a priority initiative protecting $5M revenue stream; successful restart of troubled project reducing corporate send-out costs by 90% (in excess of $4,000/day); transfer/integration of acquired sister company.
Mass DEP, Technology Program/Project Manager
January 2007 - August 2011, Worcester, MA
Project management, process redesign, automation, and oversight for division activities related to the reporting of the Commonwealth's assessments of surface waters to the US EPA & the US Congress. Provide leadership for definition and development of business processes that leverage appropriate technology and methodology to assure high-quality and reliable information products and reports. Serve as DWM's technical point-of-contact to assist and provide expertise to outside researchers, individuals and groups.
Provide functional supervision for approximately 30 research, technical, and administrative staff. Lead efforts to incorporate emerging technologies into Bureau of Resource Protection/Division of Watershed Management programs and processes, and maintain staff currency in technology, analysis, and automation.
Various, Consultant, Contractor, Educator
August 1983 - February 2011, Shrewsbury, MA, United States
Various technology-related consulting, contract, and W-2 engagements for small and large companies, government and military organizations in the High-Tech sector and as an educator. Companies include: US Army, Xerox, Lockheed, WPI/Mass Academy, BU, Atria, Intrinsa, MS2, Intellution, Harris, Data Translation, University of Massachusetts, Northeast Rehab Hospital, TransCapacity Services Corp., Bain & Company, Eliassen Group, etc.