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Portfolio Management, Business Operations, Engineering Leadership

Location:
Lake Mary, Florida, 32746, United States
Posted:
February 12, 2018

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A. Keith Boggs MSEE, PMP

Sanford, FL • 919-***-**** • ac4f11@r.postjobfree.com • http://www.linkedin.com/in/akeithboggs

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Collaborative, top tier leader with consistent record of delivery excellence and demonstrated growth potential. Solid business results delivered in high technology environments from new product development to IT. Critical thinker with a deep understanding of key business drivers, stakeholder management and building trusted relationships. Proven ability to handle multiple priorities in fast-paced, chaotic, and international environments. Strong forecasting, budgeting, business case development, data analytic and cost modeling capabilities. Builds employee motivation and morale through open communication and recognition of exemplary performance.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

VERITAS, LLC, Heathrow, FL 2015 - Present

Director, Business Operations

Led IT team to consolidate engineering labs into the ‘cloud’ saving $4M/yr.

Drove portfolio of operational efficiency programs including site strategy and workforce development initiatives increasing engineering efficiency and saving $6M/yr.

Commissioned PPM and SQL-based Capex/Expense spend management toolset for the operating unit enabling efficient program reviews and quarterly achievement of cost targets with approved spend aligned to the product portfolio.

Implemented EOL Policy generating $13M in additional revenue and $5M in cost savings.

Project database and executive BI dashboards introduced to provide effective portfolio management against business KPI’s.

Aligned PMO organization with clear Vision, Strategy and Execution plans to deliver on business objectives.

EXTREME NETWORKS, INC, Morrisville, NC 2014 - 2015

Senior Program Manager, Client Services

Delivered partner ecosystem and certification program enabling expanded revenue channels.

New Product Introduction process captured, documented and optimized.

Program Managed complex solutions programs, including first open source based SDN solutions.

Collaborated with IT and Support to deliver “Customer Zero’ initiative.

Collaborated crossfunctionally in M&A efforts and vendor management.

CISCO SYSTEMS, INC, RTP, NC 2001 - 2014

Senior Manager, Advance Services, Collaboration as a Service 2011 - 2014

Co-lead for Cisco’s ‘startup’ CaaS service offering, delivering $500M/yr.

Senior Manager, Program Management and Operations, SRTG 2007 - 2011

Product Portfolio Management, delivering $3B annually.

Prestigous “Emerging Leaders Program” completed in 2009.

A. Keith Boggs MSEE, PMP

Sanford, FL • 919-***-**** • ac4f11@r.postjobfree.com • http://www.linkedin.com/in/akeithboggs

Manager, Program Management and Operations, ARTG 2004 - 2007

Technical lead for ODM/JDM contract negotiations and ongoing relationships.

Streamlined development process for ISO compliance while increasing overall efficiency.

Program Manager, ARTG 2002 – 2004

Delivered multiple successful new product development programs and operational improvement initiatives.

Solutions Test Program Manager, NSITE 2001 - 2002

Program leadership and customer relationship management for UC Solutions.

OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE

ERICSSON, INC Raleigh, NC PMO Manager, High Volume Production

IBM, INC, Raleigh, NC Senior Associate Engineer, Networking

EDUCATION

SCRUM MASTER CERTIFICATE: International Scrum Institute, Zurich Switzerland

MASTERS CERTIFICATE, PROJECT MANAGEMENT: George Washington University, Washington DC

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMP) CERTIFICATION, PMI

MASTER OF SCIENCE - ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING: North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE - ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING: North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC

CO-OP EDUCATION CERTIFICATE, GE Lighting Systems Division, Hendersonville, NC

OTHER

Multiple Speed Data communications Systems, US Patent 6,192,035.

Circuits for Suppressing Common-Mode Energy on Unshielded Twisted Pair Media, Author, Research Disclosure, 4/93, Number 348, Kenneth Mason Publications, Ltd England.

Trained in Six sigma, ISO/TL, SAS, SOC, SSAE, NIST, TIA, ITIL.

Product security compliance for Federal and SLED markets.

M&A diligence and implementation activities.

MS Office including advanced Excel and Powerpoint, Business Analytics and PPM Toolsets, ServviceNow and Oracle ERP, Collaboration tools including Webex, Jabber and Slack.



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