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Project Management

Cupertino, California, United States
Flexible to be consistent with company's policy
March 06, 2018

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Minchao (Frank) Yu

Location: ***** Parkwood Drive, Cupertino CA, USA 95014

(1) 408-***-**** (preferable)


• Canadian citizen with US L2 visa and EAD approval that can work for any US employer;

• More than 12-year extensive project/program management experience in IT, logistics, healthcare and telecom industries;

• Familiar with project management knowledge (PMBOK) and methodologies (Waterfall/Agile Scrum);

• Hands-on experience with project scope, schedule, cost, resource allocation, risk/issue, stakeholder/vendor management;

• Able to work independently or with a management team, learn quickly and adapt to a fast-paced changing environment;

• Proficient of diverse project tools (MS Project, JIRA, spreadsheet, PowerPoint, MS Word/Visio);

• Experience of key project roles and leadership responsibilities in matrix organization structure;

• Excellent English verbal and written communication skills with cross-functional teams;

• PMP credential holder (PMP ID: 1593296, Certificate Number: 1311514);


JIRA Administrator & Business Analyst, Web Solution Team 2016/04 ~ 2017/07 Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) (full-time) Vancouver, Canada For CST (Clinical & System Transformation) Project (, which was managed by a consortium group of PHSA, VCH and PHC, and was involved in $870M to establish a standard, end-to-end clinical information system and environment in British Columbia provincial health authority of Canada.

• Communicated with cross-functional teams about JIRA project business requirements and solutions;

• Developed JIRA project workflows, dashboards and team spaces with Atlassian suite (e.g. JIRA/Confluence);

Leaving reason: My family moved to USA for my wife’s work transfer and my son’s education.

Sr. Project Analyst, PMO (Project Management Office) 2015/12 ~ 2016/03

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) (3-month contract) Vancouver, Canada

For CST (Clinical & Systems Transformation) Project (, same as the above.

• Analyzed and defined CST project scope, goal, deliverables and managed scope changes with project steering board;

• Developed and maintained CST project risk and mitigation plan, and escalated risks/issues in JIRA environment;

Leaving reason: 3-month contract with VCH was finished, I got a permanent full-time job from government agent (PHSA).

Head of PMO (Project Management Office) 2013/10 ~ 2015/08

Something Big Tech (Mobile Game industry) Shanghai, China

For multiple ongoing mobile game development projects, which net profits were up to $10M.

• Accountable for mobile game program (multi-project) comprehensive management with Waterfall/Agile methodologies;

• Established the company project management strategy from organization structure to project standards/procedures;

• Conducted and instructed PMO team to deliver the portfolio level of project metrics, status report and project dashboard;

• Reported overall program situation, variances and trends to company management team directly;

• Resolved or mitigated issues/risks for the conflicts of time, resource allocation and requirement changes among projects;

• Coached project teams with project knowledge, processes and SOP, such as PMBOK/Agile Scrum methodology;

Leaving reason: My family moved to Canada for my son’s education.

Program Manager, PMO (Project Management Office) 2010/11 ~ 2012/12

DHL Aviation Services (Shanghai) CO., LTD (Logistics industry) Shanghai, China


For North Asia Hub (NAH) project, which was involved in $175M budget to accommodate the increasing business of DHL express and global forwarding in East Asia.

• Responsible for NAH project portfolio management of scope, master plan, cost tracking, risks/issues and quality control;

• Developed and maintained NAH portfolio project procedures, and published timely project reports and analysis updates;

• Identified/escalated important project issues/risks and performance variances to project board for final decision;

• Communicated with internal cross-functional workstreams and external contractors as a core interface of NAH Portfolio;

Leaving reason: DHL NAH project was finished.

Program Planning, PMO (Project Management Office) 2008/04 ~ 2010/10

Thales Software Systems (Shanghai) Co., LTD (Telecom Industry) Shanghai, China

For 10 rail lines of signaling system projects, which was involved in $120M budget to keep all operation trains running in safety and security with the advanced signal communication network.

• Set up and maintained the integrated signaling system program planning for 10 product lines;

• Developed and updated project WBS (Control Account/WP/Tasks), dependencies, and human resources in Primavera

• Consolidated actual costs, labor hours, schedule variances, Critical Path, monthly baseline in project dashboard;

• Assisted project director to deal with project purchase requests, purchase order, vendor contracts/agreements, etc.;

Leaving reason: I got a challenging opportunity from DHL.

Project Manager 2006/08 ~ 2008/04

InBetween Business Solution Limited (Web Software Industry) Shanghai, China

For Retail BI (Business Intelligence) Development Project with $2M budget.

• Accountable for web based BI (Business Intelligence) software development project from beginning to delivery;

• Set up and tracked project schedule, milestones and validated project phase deliverables for engineering team;

• Interpreted business requirements to R&D team and presented the BI product Demo/release to customers;

Leaving reason: The Retail BI project was finished, and I got an opportunity from Thales.

Project Lead 2002/08 ~ 2006/05

Perfisans Networks Corporation (Semiconductor industry) Toronto, Canada

For data storage device development project.

• Responsible for network storage development project based on hardware, software and PCI/ATA protocol;

• Managed software development, test, deployment and maintenance processes;

• Organized project meetings to review and resolve all kinds of issues/conflicts;

Leaving reason: I got married and settled my family in China.

Senior Software Engineer 2001/03 ~ 2002/04

HighPoint Technologies, Inc. (Semiconductor industry) Nanjing, China

• Developed data storage (RAID Controller) device driver;

Leaving reason: I immigrated to Canada.

Software Engineer 1998/04 ~ 2001/03

NJWINS Technologies Inc. (IT Software industry) Nanjing, China

• Developed the ERP/MRP software system;

Leaving reason: I got an opportunity from HighPoint.

Electronics Engineer 1995/07 ~ 1998/03

KC Research Inc. (Semiconductor industry) Nanjing, China

• Researched and developed intelligent electronic products;

Leaving reason: I got an opportunity from NJWINS.


• PMP credential (issued by PMI)

• Project Risk Management (Harbourlink Consultant Associates)

• Passport to Program Management (issued by Thales)


MS Project; JIRA 7.1.2 / Confluence 5.9.5; MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); Visio; Slack; Primavera (P6); Waterfall and/or Agile Scrum; SDLC, SaaS/Cloud, BI (Business Intelligence)/Big Data, LAN/WAN, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, TCP/IP, PC architecture, Windows/Linux, Data Storage, Web application.


Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) 2013 ~ present (Part-Time)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Nanjing University 1996 ~ 2000 (Part-Time)

Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Electronics (Certified by World Education Services-WES)

Nanjing University of Science & Technology 1992 ~ 1995 (Full-Time)

College Diploma in Applied Electronics

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