IT Project Manager effective in leading and directing application
development, strategic and product implementation projects from inception to
launch. More than 18 years of progressive management experience and repeated
success in portfolio management, developing project initiatives, directing
project plans and achieving revenue performance targets. Managed multiple
projects under highly complex environments saving substantial cost and resources.
Agile Project Management
Certified Scrum Master
Business process modeling
overall budget of $1.5M from multiple projects implementation, ranging between
$500K and $20M. This helped organizations to main their ROI planned for the
various coaching programs for project teams and project office in areas like
project methodologies, quality and deliverable processes. This enhanced source
knowledge base across organization.
role in transforming the organizations to agile methodology.
Starr Insurance HoldingsProject Manager11/2013 to 03/2016
Custom Software Developments: Managed all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) using agile methodology for dozens of custom solution projects related to B2B and B2C domain for marine, aviation, financial lines and industrial insurance business. Managed in-house applications development projects in .NET and J2EE for e commerce and insurance applications. Delivered industry-leading software that saved company millions of dollars, significant performance gains processes from weeks to minutes.
Database Developments: Managed multiple data warehousing and database integration projects to build more flexible database structure with required scalability. Improved the consistency, recoverability and accessibility of data.
System Integration/Migration - Managed large-scale initiatives involving the transition of programs to new platforms and upgrades to new versions and cloud based technology like MS Azure. Integration between Salesforce and other in-house insurance business applications in order to centralize the business data. Achieved seamless migrations and integration by keeping required transparency to business partners, accomplished with no unscheduled downtime and delivered by as much as $500K under budget.
Enterprise Implementations: Directed global rollouts of Salesforce implementations for the Starr marketing and operations. This improved process of opportunity tracking and sales management across organization.
PMO Portfolio and process management: Delivered project portfolio model using Clarizen project and portfolio management tool, Actively involved in creating project roadmaps by prioritizing the projects based on strategic and tactical goals, developed business prioritization processes like demand and intake, business case generations, introduced process improvements in project tracking, agile methodologies and deliverables. Developed organizational maturity in project management with enhanced processes.
HTC Global Services IncProject Manager10/2000 to 11/2013
Managed Multiple systems development, vendor products implementations, strategic development projects focused in business and system areas like B2B and B2C E-Commerce, financials, banks, P&C, health insurance, mutual funds, infrastructure, process management, data upgrades, Application upgrades, data warehousing. Delivered substantial business change and technology programs that helped turn around the fortunes of a failing business, with me directly adding 1.5m to the bottom line via; Business Process and technology improvements. Improved knowledge base of project resources via project mentoring and training programs. Gained more confidence in business community via successful project implementations within planned timelines and budgets.
Unisys-Almoayed Data GroupIT/Project Manager08/1994 to 08/2000
multiple in-house and customer oriented projects in banking, financial insitutes, Super Markets, Manufacturing through complete project
projects through requirements, design, development, validation and
complex system or network implementations with significant cost and revenue
exposure to the company
Bachelor of ScienceNovember 1982University Of MumbaiIndia
DiplomaJune1981DatamaticsIndiaCOBOL programming and System Analysis