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Senior Project/Program Manager (PMP) DAR-Candidate-W1526

Senior Project/Program Manager (PMP)

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE - DataAnalysisCandidateW1526SrPM

Exceptionally capable multidisciplinary Senior Project/Program Manager (PMP) with extensive experience driving the development of advanced Hardware, Software, and System Level Products in the Semiconductor, Networking, and Cloud Compute industries. Heavy background in Engineering and knowledge and experience in leading edge Data Science methods, honed through extensive application of Industrial Statistics for the development and production launch. A long history of superior project outcomes were the result of extracting peak performance from cross functional project teams, achieved by focusing on clear communication of vision and expectations, rigorous project planning methodology, scrupulous attention to detail, robust risk management throughout the project, and an unwavering commitment to excellence, team collaboration, and Total Customer Satisfaction.


  • Global Team Leadership
  • Technical Competence
  • Strategic Agility
  • Consensus Decision Making
  • Robust Problem Solutions
  • Business Acumen
  • Collaborative Teamwork
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity & Trust


  • Successfully lead globally distributed, cross-functional project teams
  • Expert knowledge and skills to drive the definition, development, validation and full production
  • release of Hardware and Software products through the New Product Introduction (NPI) Life Cycle
  • Fully capable of driving the development, test and release of software using Waterfall or Agile methodology
  • Highly skilled in the effective management of Customer, Partner, and Vendor relationships
  • Expertise in the use of MS Project and numerous client, web based, and enterprise scale tools for
  • the management of project charter, scope, schedules, resources, budget, and team collaboration
  • Mastery in driving robust solutions to problems and improving organizational effectiveness through
  • data driven quality improvement methodologies such as SPC, DoE, TQM, and Lean Six Sigma
  • Highly competent in wide range of Data Science tools and platforms including Python, SQL, SAS,
  • AWS, JMP and Tableau for the extraction, cleaning, munging, exploratory analysis and visualization of large datasets
  • Solid understanding of Machine Learning and statistical methods such as Normalization, Feature
  • Engineering, PCA, Linear/Logistic Regression, Decision Trees, Clustering, A/B Testing, NLP, Naïve
  • Bayes and Neural Nets


Founder Consulting Firm and Independent Consultant – Austin TX 2012 – Present

  • Professional consulting and contract services in the fields of Project/Program Management, Data

Science/Analytics, Business Process Improvement and US Export Control Compliance

  • Engineering Project Manager by medical device manufacturer to drive the development of a
  • portable oxygen concentrator for patients with COPD; supported preparation for FDA audit

  • Contracted by Oil & Gas exploration client to determine ECCN classifications, prepare and submit

Export License Applications, and develop a comprehensive Export Control Compliance process and procedure manual

  • Contracted by DL Exports to conduct Export Compliance internal audits and Gap Assessments,

develop Technology Control Programs and determine ECCN Classifications for clients in the

Defense, Military R&D, Electronic Hardware and Security Software industries

Research and Development Program Manager 2015

Data Center Products, Unigen Corporation– Austin TX

  • Drove development of an NVMe SSD Storage System for Data Center and Cloud Services market
  • Achieved 100% on-time and budget delivery of initial prototype samples to an aggressive schedule
  • Full ownership of quote solicitation, schedule planning, and execution of PCB fab / PCBA Assembly
  • Supported Indian Software team import/export of project materials, samples, and equipment
  • Coordinated build out of 24-seat office. Provided tier one IT, procurement, and facilities support Engineering Program Manager

Enterprise Automation Business Unit, Cisco Systems– Austin TX 2010 – 2012

  • Twice led globally distributed cross functional HW and SW Development and Manufacturing NPI teams to achieve a successful on-time and under budget launch of enterprise class Ethernet Switch products
  • Developed a detailed project plan from Concept to Production Release and retained full ownership of the scope, schedule, resources, and development budget of an Industrial Ethernet Switch product family (IE2000)
  • Managed relationships with vendors, Co-Branding and Joint Development partners, including negotiation of contract Terms & Conditions, definition of requirements & specifications, coordination of schedule, deliverables, communication of expectations, reporting of status and resolution of technical and business issues.
  • Overcoming severe schedule, resource and technical challenges through strong collaboration between diverse pools of global resources, I led the IE2000 development team through a highly disruptive corporate reorganization that reduced the team size by 30%, but with only a 10% increase in total development time.
  • Drove an internal IC Engineering team to a successful and on time tape-out of a custom Ethernet Switch ASIC.

Enterprise Program Manager

– Austin TX 2007 - 2009

  • Key leader in the formation and integration of a 50+ person, multi-national joint development team that successfully designed an A8 ARM processor core capable of 1 GHz operation in a Low Power TSMC process.
  • Drove the $15M design project, which met all functional requirements on first pass silicon and was completed on time to an extremely aggressive schedule.
  • Defined and implemented enhancements to existing project management tools and practices that significantly enhanced communication, reduced cycle time and raised engineering productivity 50%
  • Improved mission critical business processes including Strategic Planning, IT Infrastructure management, Resource Management, Performance Management and Vendor Management.
  • Identified and wrote proposals for new tools for the improvement of engineering operations and corporate business processes including Team Collaboration tools and an enterprise wide Time Tracking System.

Solutions Program Manager Broadband Media Processing Division, Conexant Systems 2007

Manager Business Operations Post Silicon Engineering, Ultra Mobility Group, Intel 2006

Manager, Product Development Metrics Design Methodologies and Flows, Freescale 2004 – 2005

Manager, IP Reuse Standards SOC-IP Design Systems, Motorola Semiconductor 1999 – 2004

NPD Program Manager, Advanced Vehicle Systems Motorola Semiconductor 1996 – 1999


  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) , continuously certified since 2007
  • Author/Presenter Automated Design IP Certification DesignCon and ARM Partner meetings
  • Invited panelist at MatrixOne Global Customer Conference on IP Reuse
  • Motorola/Freescale Director on Board of Virtual Socket Interface Alliance (VSIA)
  • Motorola QS9000 champion for Applied Statistical Methods
  • Author/Presenter at International Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis (ISTFA)
  • Graduate of Motorola Management Institute and Advanced Leadership Academy
  • Current member of PMI, IEEE, and ISSA


  • BS - Electrical Engineering - Cornell University - Ithaca, New York
  • General Assembly 12 week, full time course in Data Science with significant self-study
  • Trained in Agile Project Management Methodology
  • Formal training in Cisco Systems Internet Operating System , toward CCNA certification
  • Expert knowledge of US Export Control Regulations (EAR and ITAR)
  • High proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking German ; Conversational facility in French