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Project Manager Sales

North Providence, Rhode Island, United States
April 05, 2018

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Reggie da Silva +1-408-***-****


Proven and accomplished program/project manager professional with 15+ years of experience in the IT & Telecom industry executing complex programs with cross functional teams in a matrix multicultural fast paced environment. Superb communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate complex information decisions, plans, goals and strategies to diverse audiences including C-level. Excellent track record of exemplary leadership through outstanding delivery of results with high levels of customer satisfaction. Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. A forward thinker with everything that the word implies.

Exceptional skills in:


●Financial Planning and Control

●Risk Management

●International Work

●Budget and Scheduling

●Innovative Strategy


●Thought Leadership

●Ownership and Accountability

●Forward thinking

●Beta/acceptance of software release for product launch as project owner, delivering it 2 weeks ahead of schedule with record low defects.

●Successful Ericsson’s Cloud virtual router platform beta and final delivery to a tier-1 telecom operator in Europe.

●Successful qualification of RNC 3820 hardware for U.S. largest telecom operator.

●Program to reduce OPEX in 60% of truck-roll costs in HFC network maintenance.

●Solely awarded for Exemplary Leadership among 12,000 Ericsson employees in Latin America.

●On site work in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Mozambique and Nigeria, working with professionals from more than 60 nations worldwide.

●Stanford University Certified Project Manager


Cable and Wireless Communications, Coral Gables, Florida 2016-2017

Program Manager

Laid the foundation for program intended to reduce OPEX costs in HFC maintenance.

●Managed program for broadband infrastructure HFC, FTTx and xDSL deployments in Central America and Caribbean working with the procurement division in negotiation with global vendors to reach the best solution at the best price.

●Mentored and coached project managers to prevent deviations and ensure optimum deployment results.

●Executed new strategy and worked on cultural changes to optimize OPEX expenditures in HFC network maintenance dropping its annual costs by 60%.

Ericsson Silicon Valley, Santa Clara, California 2014-2016

R&D Project Manager – Product Introduction, Deployment and Support (PIDS)

Led acceptance for commercial launch of new software release. Supported strategic deployments, trials and PoC’s in the Americas.

●Managed successful beta/acceptance of IP Router and Ericsson Cloud Virtual Router working with R&D cross-functional teams based San Jose (U.S.), India, Germany and China and field engineers in Taiwan and Russia using Agile principles.

●Led 100% success in PoC (Proof of Concept) execution for business units in the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Brazil and France, securing consequently, more than $500M USD in sales.

●Worked as acting Head of Product Development IP Routers PIDS group from May to Aug/2015.

Reggie da Silva +1-408-***-****

Ericsson Caribbean Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic 2010-2014

Customer-Facing Project Manager

Managed the deployment of telecom and IT solutions for telephone and mobile operators and support for pre sales.

●Successfully delivered more than 30 small, medium and extremely complex edge (2G, 3G and 4G ), core (circuit switch and packet core) and OSS/BSS projects for Claro (America Movil group), ranging from $20K USD to $20M USD.

●Provided inputs for risk and deployment cost for 25 RFx’s supporting pre sales of all sizes, complexity and technologies contained in Ericsson product catalogue.

Ericsson Canada GSDC (Global Service Delivery Centre), Montreal, Quebec 2009-2010

Customer-Facing Project Manager

Managed qualification and deployment of telecom and IT solutions for telephone and mobile operators.

●Drove successful qualification of RNC 3820 hardware for AT&T working with Product Management in Sweden, Ericsson lab in Montreal and AT&T lab and in Bellevue, WA.

●Deployed a whole HSPA+ Core network for MTS Allstream in Winnipeg and TBaytel in Thunder Bay, Canada in projects of more than $20M USD budget.

Ericsson Sub-Sahara Africa, Maputo, Mozambique and Lagos, Nigeria 2005-2008

Customer-Facing Project Manager and Sr. IT Consultant

Managed deployment of telecom and IT solutions for telephone and mobile operators.

●Supported project and company controller to secure successful PO issuance, time and financial reporting using SAP as ERP for a 200M USD budget.

●Managed the upgrade of OSS/BSS nodes and deployed a new 3G core network in Mozambique working with a very multinational team of engineers and stakeholders, internal and external.

Ericsson Brazil, Sao Paulo 2002-2005

Sr. IT Consultant

Developed and maintained software for project planning and control.

●Performed support and adaptations for the in-house project planning and control software as result of my business analysis, using SQL, Access and MS Excel.

●Developed Business Intelligence (BI) reports for executive online reporting by running ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) routines to feed a SQL Server repository.


Knowledge of Agile, MS Project, Clarity, SQL, BI, MS Excel, Powerpoint and MS Access


Post-Graduation of Advanced Project Management, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Post-Graduation of Internet Technology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Bachelors of Theology, Mackenzie University, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Google Cloud Platform Fundamentals by Google, Coursera

PMP Preparation – Montreal PMI Chapter, Quebec, Canada


Ericsson Annual Latin America Star Awards for Exemplary Leadership - 2013

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