Bridgewater Associates – Westport, CT
Delivery Manager / Application Portfolio Manager
Project portfolio delivery in both the Infrastructure and Client Service departments. Successfully led several software and infrastructure projects and contributed to transforming delivery processes and organizations.
- Created the Infrastructure PMO, building a delivery team and defining structures for portfolio governance, project management, and quality control leading to a a transformation in the consistent delivery of infrastructure technology with oversight for a $100M+ portfolio of projects which addressed key infrastructure and security risks.
- Introduced portfolio governance, software lifecycle management, and project and resource management processes in Client Service leading to consistent repeatable delivery against program roadmaps for reporting, CRM, workflow, and knowledge management applications. Successfully led the delivery of multiple internal business productivity applications to enhance effectiveness of client service advisors.
- Transformed an innovative financial risk modeling software program, leading to eight successful on-time releases in 2012, where only one release had been delivered the year prior. Stabilized technology team, strengthened business alignment, and introduced innovative tools for monitoring and improving team performance.
- Pioneered effective delivery processes and tooling including the introduction of Agile Scrum, supported by the Rally development platform, and the implementation of MS Project Server for improved portfolio, knowledge, and resource management.