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Vishnu Patel | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 5, 2015

Vishnu Patel

Expert in Project Management, I'll get it done!!
   Canada
  |   Surrey, British Columbia
  |  1:32 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $82

A visionary IT Project Management expert, with proven expertise in directing complex projects and programs on time and within budget with over 16 years experience.

Successful in driving projects to implementation, by building new and extending existing foundations. Over 16 years experience within a variety of industries in information technology application development and implementations, combined with extensive project and program management of high value mission-critical systems along with hands on software application development...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Risk Management
PMO Development
Business Process
Training
Program Management
Vendor Management
Project Management
Change Management
Business Intelligence
PMO

Service Description

Areas of Expertise
Executive Board advisor (6 Years)
Senior Leadership (6 Years)
Program & Project Management (16 Years)
Product Development (15 Years)
Custom Application Development (16 Years)
Legacy conversions (10 Years)
Data Centre Moves (3 Years)
Infrastructure upgrades and moves (5 Years)
Agile Methodology (10 Years)
Offshoring - Strategy, Selection, Implementation of Centre’s of Excellence
Business Mentoring to tech start - ups (2 Years)
Project Auditing (10 Years)

Career Highlights:
2014 : Best IT Team in BC (BCTIA Award Finalist)
Provided stellar Executive Leadership as Director of Programs & Service Delivery for ImageX Media. Under the first quarter of my leadership the company achieved the most profitable quarter in the history of the company.

Over 10 years combined experience in building PMO’s from the ground up and establishing strong supporting processes and tools.

2013 - 2014: Successfully Directed a large complex Program as part of BC Hydro’s largest IT initiative (Data Centre Move). Delivered under budget and on time.
Played a crucial leadership role at Electronic Arts in the development and worldwide launch of the worlds number 1 video game FIFA ‘12 & FIFA ’13 for multiple game console platforms including Playstation, XBOX, Nintendo and PC.
Experienced in process improvements which have helped ImageX Media reduce requirements gathering timelines by almost 40% and increased the accuracy by up to 90%.
Initiated a project and process...

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Employment

ImageX Media
Director of Programmes & Service Delivery
2014 - Present
Astrom Consulting Group INC
President & Principal Consultant
2009 - Present
ImageX Media
Director of Project Management (PMO)
2014 - 2014
Trader Corporation
Senior Project Manager Consultant
2012 - 2013
Electronic Arts
Partner Solutions Director - FIFA Franchise
2011 - 2012
Responsible for development and delivery of online services to all titles under the umbrella of the FIFA Franchise within EA Sports across all platforms (PS3, XBOX, Wii, VITA, PC) including: FIFA...
Vivonet
Sr Project Manager
2010 - 2011
Orange Home UK
Project Director
2005 - 2006
Responsible for delivery of a large complex program, which made TELCO history in Madeira.
Unilever
Project manager
1999 - 2004
Project management of Global Financial Systems.
Ad Valorem
Senior Software Developer
1998 - 1999
Development of products for the insurance industry.
Gatton Consulting Group
Software Developer
1997 - 1998
Y2K development

Education

Brunel University London
BSC (Hons)
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Keywords

Project Manager
Program Manager
senior project manager
senior program manager
management consultant
executive consultant
technical project manager
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