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Sanjeev Kudesia, PMP, CSM, LSSBB

Recognized senior leader with extensive experience in business, management, technology, and architecture of complex IT initiatives. Domain expertise in strategic planning and execution, team building, business intelligence and analytics, enterprise information  management, data warehousing, data governance, and systems implementation. Broad client-facing management consulting experience (Ex-Big Four: PwC/IBM).


√        Senior Leader expert in building implementation roadmaps, resource estimation & planning,  team development, process improvement, and project & people management

√        Patent - Flexible and Resilient Information Collaboration Management Infrastructure

√        Inspirational Manager, Mentor, and Motivator

√        Directed Information Management and Business Intelligence initiatives leading to successful deployments

√        Chaired Data Governance Practice Area

√        Superior capability to combine planning with excellent execution and follow-through. Proficient with SDLC

√        Conducted strategic Business Intelligence (BI) assessment – Delivered roadmap to achieve enhanced BI capabilities

√        Versatile Architect with strong analytical & technical skills to deliver simple, efficient, and optimized IT solutions

√        Engagement Manager for business process automation initiative to meet government compliance requirements – Saved $500,000+ annually for global biotech leader

√        Co-directed & architected customer-centric MDM initiative (CDI) recognized as one of key enablers in Fortune 100's solid revenue growth – More than 100% data quality improvement helped support win additional engagements


Specialties:                        Strategic Planning • Team Organization & Structuring • Vendor Management • Implementation Roadmap • Resource Planning & Estimation • Program & Project Management • Team Building • Enterprise Architecture • QA Management • Process Improvement • MDM • BI • EDW • ETL

 Patent:                                   Flexible and Resilient Information Collaboration Management Infrastructure

Certifications:                   Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB) – Georgia State University Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Informatica Designer

Publications:                                  Achieving Value through PMO Innovation: Is Your PMO Helping or Hindering Your Success?

                                                    Data Governance: Building Your Team for Success

                                                    Data Governance: Critical to MDM Success

                                                    Insights into Master Data Management

 Tools/Applications:      Informatica, DataStage, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Cognos, SSRS, SSAS, ERwin Data Modeler, MS Project, Toad, Visual Source Safe (VSS), MS Office, Visio, ClearQuest, Data Vault

Languages/DB:                Netezza, SQL Server, Oracle, DB2,        PL/SQL. T-SQL, SQL, XML, Shell Script, COBOL, C, JCL

Operating Systems:                   UNIX, Linux, HP-UX, MVS, OS/390


Systems Evolution Inc. (SEI), Atlanta, GA, USA                            Principal Consultant     2006 - Present

Senior leader/architect engaged in large-scale reporting, BI analytics, benchmarking, and data management solutions for First Data, McKesson, LexisNexis, and Cox Communications. Led Data Governance Practice Area.

  • Senior manager as resource leader, development/test manager, and solution architect on multi-million dollar reporting/analytics initiatives
  • Conducted strategic BI assessment for wholesale automobile auction firm – Delivered detailed roadmap to plan, act, and achieve superior BI capabilities
  • Directed benchmarking and analyzed performance of two ETL tools for public records firm – Provided executive summary and findings to top leadership

IBM/PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Alpharetta, GA, USA     Senior Consultant              1998 - 2006

Managed projects and architected analytics-oriented data warehousing applications for Pfizer Inc., Ortho BioTech (a Johnson & Johnson company), Sanofi-Aventis, and Best Foods (Division of Unilever). Extensively used expertise in relational and dimensional data modeling. Recipient of several client commendations.

  • Managed geographically scattered team for a multi-million dollar initiative to support sales channels of multi-billion dollar IT firm
  • Headed business process automation initiative to help a biotech firm meet government compliance requirements to correctly determine the average sales price of drugs – Annual savings of $500,000+
  • Orchestrated verification testing of integrated process & data flow activities for a large-scale strategic CRM deployment – Restored 5-months behind schedule project to on-schedule in 45 days
  • Key architect for product information management initiative – Turned in key modules in a very short timeframe to put project back on-schedule in 6 weeks
  • Supervised and architected an integrated rep-territory alignment data warehouse to improve sales analytics for a pharmaceutical firm – Delivered solution design for complex data acquisition & integration requirements in 8 weeks
  • Architected and developed integration of complex customer data (MDM – CDI) from multiple vendor sources for a pharmaceutical firm – Resulted in significant data quality improvement

Rapidigm, Columbus, OH, USA                                                               Software Engineer             1997 – 1998

HCL Consulting Limited, Gurgaon, India                                         Member Technical Staff   1996 – 1997

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Chennai, India                        Asst. Systems Analyst        1994 - 1996

Performed analysis, design, development, and delivery of data migration & integration solutions for Nationwide Insurance, Credit Suisse First Boston, Shell Oil, Mercedes Benz CC, and UK SWEB.


  • · Ranked 2nd in graduating class Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (honors), Motilal Nehru National Institute Of Technology, University of Allahabad, India, 1994
  • · Awarded State merit Scholarship in recognition of academic excellence, India, 1990 - 1994
  • · Honors: Invited for admission to the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), India, 1990
  • · Honors: Ranked in top 100 (62nd) out of 100,000+ applicants in state Engineering Entrance Exam, India, 1990
  • · Honors: State Scholar with 30th  rank out of 250,000+ students in State Board 12th Grade Examination, India


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