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Edward M.

Mayer
Churchville, PA 18966
Cell: 215-407-2991
E-mail: emayer.esq@gmail.com
http://www.linkedin.com/in/emmayer

Summary
Business and Information Technology leader with deep experience in Internet, cloud, financial, insurance, healthcare, non-profit,
pharmaceutical, management consulting, and federal government verticals. Solve complex problems without commotion.

Skills

Direct IT organizations, project management offices, large-scale technology integrations, financial planning, service
delivery, transformative initiatives, and mergers and acquisitions;
Program and project management, vendor and contract management, engagement management, financial reporting, and
delivery management. Strategic sourcing, operating models, and agile governance structures;
Authenticity, organizational agility, thought leadership, dealing with ambiguity, conflict resolution, learning from feedback,
acting with integrity, graceful under pressure, and inspiring and influencing others.

Experience
Senior Program Manager (7/2014 12/2014)
Synchronoss Technologies (Bridgewater, NJ)

Delivered Cloud features for mobile devices (iOS and Android) for Verizon Wireless Cloud releases

Deployed a wearable device (via Amazon Web Services) in 100 days from initiation to launch
Director Project Management (10/2010 4/2014)
Cigna (Phila., PA)

Created ($20M) relationships with global vendors in total absence management, contract management, and
policy administration by strong negotiation and vendor management skills;

Led business analyst, project, and program management teams for $50M portfolio across varied insurance
technology platforms;

Delivered over 30 projects/programs by implementing a delivery approach based on an iterative SDLC, customer
centricity, well informed sponsorship, and SLA managed services.
Program Manager | Practice Leader (12/2007 10/2010)
A2C | Mayer & Associates (NY, NY | Phila., PA)

Insurance: Created Project Management Office to optimize resources. Delivered $12M+ in outcomes.
Philadelphia Insurance Companies in Bala Cynwyd, PA;

Healthcare: Managed vendor selection for $25M in clinical, data storage, and financial EMR suites.
St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers in Manhattan, NY;

E-commerce: Consulted to CIO and CMO for Internet-based products. Oversaw new product roll-out and
partnerships with business development. Led M&A integrations and developed over $5M new business.
NutriSystem in Horsham, PA.
Vice President Office of the CIO (8/2002 12/2007)
Radian Guaranty (Phila., PA)

Led integration of $10B merger. Assembled team of 100 staff; organized and led the Integration Planning
Office. Directed $185M synergies with 130 Day-1 projects;

Established a 22 member PMO based on best practices. Introduced customer-centric techniques that streamlined
project management across a $47M portfolio and created $5M in cost efficiencies;

Aligned technology towers to business growth and innovation. Led and implemented the departments planning
process, including Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning initiatives totaling $15M.

Director Program Management (11/1999 8/2002)


VerticalNet, LLC (Horsham, PA)

Designed and created an Enterprise Program Management Office. Built a team of 27 professional servicesoriented project/product managers. Oversaw $30M annual product development budget; delivered on a portfolio
over 100 initiatives in a face-paced, M&A intense, dot-com (B2B) environment.
Program Manager (8/1998 11/1999)
GlaxoSmithKline (Phila., PA)

Directed a consultative engagement in the design, development, and implementation of a Business Process Office
for the 300+ (global) associates in the Information Infrastructure Services group. Established workflows,
operational objectives, and measurable success metrics. Streamlined IT/Business convergence processes.
Director Information Technology (5/1996 8/1998)
Rosenbluth International (Phila., PA)

Conceived a career pathing matrix and assembled a team of 30 product managers/project managers.
Implemented web-based travel technology projects and products. Forged joint marketing agreements with
service providers. Created an EPMO and used a business case method for evaluating and prioritizing all
initiatives. Managed a $17M budget. Selected to perform IT M&A due diligence.
Senior Program Manager (8/1981 5/1996)
Northrop Grumman (Bala Cynwyd, PA)
Organized and managed the activities of a 35 member software development professional services team
responsible for planning, designing, developing, testing, integrating, installing, training, and maintaining tactical
desktop computer systems deployed on command and control US Navy ships and Naval Bases worldwide.
Intelligence Research Analyst (9/1976 8/1981)
United States Navy (Norfolk, VA)
Embarked on the Commander Second Fleets Flagship for 3 years before serving 2 years under the Assistant
Chief of Staff for Intelligence at the Headquarters of the Allied Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet.
Awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal by Vice Admiral James R. Sanderson, USN.
Education

Temple University School of Law (Phila., PA)


J.D./Doctorate in Jurisprudence (Deans List)

Holy Family University (Phila., PA)


B.A./Management Information Systems (Summa cum laude)

Affiliations and Memberships


American Bar Association (ABA)
Project Management Institute (PMI)
New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA)
Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey Bar (SCNJ)
Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group (GPSEG)
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Board of Directors, Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial (2005 - 2010)
Society for Information Management (SIM); Leadership Award 2007
Society for Information Management (SIM) Delaware Valley Chapter
Project Management Institute (PMI) Delaware Valley Chapter Member
Project Management Professional (PMP Certification 1998 2001/lapsed)
United States Supreme Court Bar (admitted by Chief Justice John Roberts)
Arts and Business Council of Greater Philadelphia Board Member of the year 2007

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