HENRY C. WILL IV, PMP
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT / SENIOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT
A results-oriented Project Management Professional who builds, leads and motivates multiple top performing teams. A hands-on leader, with a history of excellent communications with clients, sponsors and technical team. Technical background (applications software development, database, architecture, infrastructure, and network) provides insight necessary to manage technical projects. A proven track record of achieving successful project completion, satisfying executive stakeholders, and managing change. Business solutions strategist skilled in identifying and executing profitable productivity gains. Extensive background in:
Manage Web and Client-Server apps
Project Plan Creation and Tracking
Executive Level Reporting
Project Methodology Development
Technical Documentation Review
Technical Team development
PMO development experience
Methodologies (XP, RUP, SCRUM)
Metric development / reporting
Conflict Resolution and Negotiations
An expert in identifying business needs, creating solution strategies that work, and implementing successful projects.
IBM - PTP – Englewood Cliffs, NJ 2006-present
Mortgage solutions firm specializing in web based applications development for major mortgage companies include:
PMO MANAGER – Wachovia Bank Mortgage Application Project – Aug. 2007 to present
Establishing and improving Project Management Processes for the Wachovia client project team. Contributions include metrics for quality and team productivity
ENGAGEMENT MANAGER – Jan. 2006 to July. 2007
CLIENT: CBAC (Commercial Mortgage Lender)
Rescued a troubled project. Established an improved business relationship with client by managing development team, business analysts and subject matter experts to bring project back on budget, schedule, and acceptable quality standards..
CHC COMPUTER HORIZONS CORP –
A solutions project consulting firm specializing in IT application development in the financial, insurance, pharmaceutical, telecom and manufacturing markets (NASDAQ: CHRZ). Assignments include:
CHC: DELIVERY MANAGER 2004 to 2005
CLIENTS: THE HARTFORD INSURANCE COMPANY, WebMD
CHC: SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER 2001 to 2004
CLIENTS: TD WATERHOUSE; AFM&EPF PENSION FUND; AVENTIS PHARM.
Supported sales force in successfully selling client on $3MM project. Led team of 7 technical staff to produce winning proposal Led 2 month technical phase of legal negotiations to close project contract. Managed multiple clients and projects simultaneously to maximize company productivity. Managed Scope Change and was instrumental in negotiating additional project funding. Financial project included portal for online brokerage functions. Pharmaceutical project was a custom developed Portal application. Technical: Java and .NET, Oracle and MS SQL Server, stored procedures, .NET wrappers, Interwoven content Management, Client-server and Web Based dynamic UI.
HENRY C. WILL IV, PMP
CHC: SENIOR PM AND MANAGER BUSINESS PROCESS ANALYSIS 2000 to 2001
CLIENTS: LEBHAR-FREEDMAN, ARROW ELECTRONICS, G.O.D., ELECTIONS.COM, OUTSOURCING.COM
Managed multiple projects simultaneously; managed Business Analysts assigned to these projects as well as application architects and designer. Technical: BEA Weblogic, Java (Multi-tier Architecture J2EE, Java Beans, JSP, Servelets, JDBC), HTML, DHTL, XML, all in a Windows operating system environment.
CHC: SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER (PMO) 1998 to 1999
CLIENTS: AT&T, IBM GLOBAL SERVICES
Advised AT&T acquisition team in purchase of IBM GLOBAL SERVICES. Successfully delivered on-schedule business-critical application projects via Program Management Office. Personally received favorable statement from 3rd Party Audit of PMO with regard to self-initiated issue management and tracking process. Delivered project status tracking and metrics for senior management.
VESTCOM INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION –
A Marketing and Communications service corporation specializing in e-CRM, fulfillment and Direct Marketing
Vestcom: DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND SERVICES
Responsible for $500K e-CRM project. Moved company into Internet Age of Marketing.
Reduced expenses 10% and increased revenue 100% for IT department
Initiated, planned and executed web enabling of inventory ordering and checkout application including shopping cart system
Planned, controlled and executed an on-going CRM, OLAP project for Clairol and Wunderman Cato Johnson (a division of Young & Rubicam)
Coordinated and participated in migration of legacy systems
Facilitated JAD (Joint Application Design) sessions with business users
Implemented systems including order fulfillment, accounting, order taking, electronic commerce, warehouse tracking,
postage, shipping and rebate fulfillment systems
Managed team of programmers, and network engineers, plus entire operations group
Technical: Oracle, C, SQL, PERL, KORN shell, UNIX (HPUX) and Windows, PLSQL, Java
ABSOLUTE ENTERTAINMENT –
A publicly traded entertainment software publisher and developer (formerly NASDAQ: ABSO)
Absolute: TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Member of executive team overseeing projects for one-third of company product line. Managed multiple simultaneous deadline-critical projects to successful completion. Involved in successful IPO
Responsible for multi-team management for rapid software application design and development (RAD) resulting in one third of company's product line being delivered on-time
Initiated and implemented design and development of object oriented libraries that were utilized in all company consumer electronic software products
Technical: Assembly Language
JAMES WICKSTEAD DESIGN ASSOCIATES – Cedar Knolls, NJ 1981 to 1990
A privately-held, product solutions provider to Fortune 500 corporations
JWDA: SENIOR SOFTWARE DESIGNER AND PROJECT MANAGER
Managed and participated in research, design and implementation of several successful projects.
Ø Developed and patented first Blood Chemistry Analyzer for Veterinarian use
Ø Managed and participated in development of several successful consumer entertainment software products
EDUCATION, AFFILATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION
- New Jersey Institute of Technology – Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science
- Certified Project Manager Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI), 2000 to present
- Symposium Speaker at the NJ Regional PMI Symposium – Raising the Bar of Project Management, May 2002
- Trustee and Officer for a non-profit organization with $2 million annual budget, 1989-present