Project Manager / Software Development Manager (Former Employee) – Burlington, ON – 7 January 2016
• Managed upgrade of AutoPlant suite of products from VB 6 to .Net Architecture in record 8 months, well under budget. Concurrently, directed the development interfaces to ensure optimal data integration. • Chosen by leadership to lead successful delivery of ambiguous and at-risk projects. Recognized for ability to secure active participation by key stakeholders, facilitate sessions to clarify system changes and additional software/hardware implementations (project scope), and coordinate efforts to deliver new IT solutions on time and on budget. • Defined strategy and implementation plan that resulted in successful turnaround of 2-year old Engineered Support Modeler framework project. Secured commitment from stakeholders, established project management plans, and managed the conversion of 4 complex applications to run on the new platform.