Sam Nanayakkara is a technology professional with 15+ years of experience leading teams and marshalling resources for IT projects that have resulted in productivity, efficiency, revenue and profitability improvements.
He has a track record of leading projects through the entire business solution life cycle with a focus on delivering results ahead of schedule and under budget while meeting customer specifications. He has been consistently assigned to spearhead engagements for key clients based on well-developed skills in research and planning, communication, human relations, organization and leadership.
He is an expert in gaining internal consensus, fostering cooperation and resolving conflicts, and he thrives on opportunities to drive people, processes and technology in challenging situations.
He has a strong analytical and math competency with knowledge and experience in systems engineering concepts and tools; practical application of engineering principles; custom software development; planning, installation and maintenance of voice and data networks; and wireless communications. Some of his other competencies include:
§ Quality Assurance (QA)
§ Earned Value (EV) Analysis
§ Digital Asset Management (DAM)
§ Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
§ Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
§ Implementation of Agile Methodologies
§ Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
§ Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management
§ Business Analysis & Requirements Gathering
§ Project Planning Using Event Chains Methods