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Woodbridge Township, NJ, 07095
Posted:
April 24, 2014

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Sheldon D'Souza, PMP

Program Manager - Mobile Apps (Android & iOS)

acdupo@r.postjobfree.com

Summary

Sheldon D'Souza is a result oriented PMP certified professional with over 15 years of experience managing

Information Technology projects with expertise in various business domains including Mobile App

Development, Media, Pharmaceutical, Investment Banking, Retail banking, Private banking and Wealth

Management, Fixed Income and Airline with a proven track record in Project Management roles.

Sheldon is recognized for bringing value to the customer with quick turnaround time of critical issues,

providing accurate estimates and acquiring extensive business domain knowledge.

Sheldon has successfully managed major development and maintenance projects following a Global Delivery

Model.

Sheldon is experienced in P&L, Business Development, RFP, Planning, Budget & Revenue Forecasting and

Revenue Recognition for Multi-Million Dollar Projects.

Sheldon is well versed with fast track development, working on critical systems for various Clients including

GlaxoSmithKline, Allergan, Singapore Airlines, ABN AMBRO, Wells Fargo, Citibank, JPMorgan Chase,

Standard & Poor’s and Credit Suisse in United States, APAC and Europe.

Specialties:

Mobile App Development

Mobile Strategy

Mobile Marketing

Mobile First

Program Management

Project Management

Project Management Office

Project estimation

Process and Quality Improvements

Earned Value Management

Pre-Sales

Customer Liason

Customer Relation Management

Experience

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Program Manager (MXM - Mobile) at MXM (Meredith Xcelerated Marketing)

March 2013 - Present (1 year 2 months)

• Manage Mobile Programs for Pharma clients like Glaxosmithkline & Allergan, client in retail space like

Scotts Lawn products, Church and Dwight - Arm & Hammer, Trojan, First Response, Oxiclean, Saline &

Nair brands, Insurance clients like Metlife and client in education like NEA

• Manage Day to Day operations for Mobile Apps Development, both for iOS and Android Devices

• Provide Program Governance

• Setup PMO

• Partner with Account Manager for detail client reporting via scorecards, weekly status reports etc

2 recommendations available upon request

Sr Project Manager - J.P Morgan Chase - Corporate Internet Group at Mphasis an HP Company

March 2011 - February 2013 (2 years)

• Managed a new initiative to migrate private bank clients from Mortgage segment from the current site

within the chase online web domain to the firms’ corporate private bank portal.

• Managed a matrix team from various cross functional teams to rebuild the existing private bank site

functionality to cater to new Mortgage segment client and enhance the feature to tailor a custom solution

which meets the needs of the segment.

Selected Contributions:

• Provide accurate planning +/- 50% and commit +/- 10% estimate at defined phases of the projects.

• Communicated project status with accurate weekly and monthly reports via focused scorecards &

dashboards.

• Fine tuned existing MSPS procedures to schedule and track project efforts.

1 recommendation available upon request

Sr Project Manager at Mphasis

May 1999 - February 2013 (13 years 10 months)

Over the thirteen years tenure with Mphasis, started off with a role Web Developer and worked up the ladder

to a project manager with expertise in managing multiple projects through all the phases of the project–

Initiation, Planning, Execution, Control and Closure following a global delivery model wither extensive

experience in onsite-offshore development. Well versed with fast track development, working on critical

systems for various clients including Singapore Airlines, ABN AMBRO, Wells Fargo, Citibank, J.P.Morgan

Chase in United States, APAC and Europe. Actively participated in discussions for business development,

proposals, and planning phases of project

Achievements:

• Managed to deliver all work products well within the budget and schedule with-in 5-10% variance

• Successfully conducted the System study for Fixed Price and Time & Material projects for various clients at

US and APAC in response to RFP.

• Well conversed with Quality Processes and Standards based on the CMMi model and applied CMMi based

processes and ISO quality standards in projects.

• Achieved more than 90% compliance in all the process audits.

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5 recommendations available upon request

Software Developer at PANTECH CONSULTING INC.

February 1998 - April 1999 (1 year 3 months)

Worked as a web developer interacting with clients to provide web interactive or catalog style web sites

mostly to provide web presene to clients. Technologies used were HTML, COM+, ASP etc

Skills & Expertise

PMP

IT Management

IT Outsourcing

Global Delivery

MS Project

WBS

Program Management

Project Estimation

Revenue Recognition

Revenue Forecasting

RFP preparation

CMMI

Process Improvement

Budgeting

Scheduling

Risk Management

SDLC

Scope Management

Software Quality Assurance

Offshoring

Onsite Management

Analysis

Business Analysis

Equity Valuation

Fixed Income

Retail Banking

Investment Banking

Wealth Management

Securities

Equity Derivatives

Private Banking

.NET

Project Planning

Project Delivery

Cross-functional Team Leadership

Project Coordination

Capital Markets

Agile Project Management

JUnit

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Team Leadership

Management

Testing

Java

Basecamp

AtTask

Mobile Marketing

Mobile Technology

Mobile Design

Axure

PMO

Certifications

PMP

PMI September 2005 to September 2015

Education

University of Mumbai

Diploma, Industrial Electronics, 1994 - 1997

Honors and Awards

Mphasis Star Award 2008

Interests

Reading and sports like Volleyball & Football

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Sheldon D'Souza, PMP

Program Manager - Mobile Apps (Android & iOS)

acdupo@r.postjobfree.com

8 people have recommended Sheldon

"Sheldon is a hard-working and diligent program manager. His ability to manage multiple projects at once

and execute deliverables in an extremely fast-paced environment is admirable. He is a pleasure to work with

and truly cares about the success of the team/company."

Stephanie Lauren Bacher, Account Management, Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (MXM), worked

directly with Sheldon at Meredith

"Sheldon has strong ownership of his projects and uses a number of financial management strategies to

ensure profitability across his portfolios. He has excellent problem solving skills and is able to make difficult

decisions when required. Sheldon is very process-oriented but is flexible enough at balancing out resources

across large work programs. He would be a great addition to any team!"

Jake Newman, CPA, Finance Manager, The Hyperfactory DBA Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (a

Meredith Corp. mobile marketing agency), worked with Sheldon at Meredith

"Sheldon D'Souza is a brilliant project manager with many years of project management experiences. He

successfully manages various Internet Banking applications from Initiation, development, production launch

to support and closing. He is always has a creative, positive outlook and he's good at organizing and bringing

people together. If you have complex, high risk and high visibility project and you want someone to manage

that project successfully, hire Sheldon D'Souza. He is the best when it comes to project management

discipline."

Bijay Pattanaik, PMP, CSM, VP / Technical Program Manager, JPMorgan Chase, worked directly with

Sheldon at Mphasis an HP Company

"Sheldon has the rare ability to use processes in a useful way to assure success. He is well acquainted with the

delivery model, triple constraints and communicates effectively with the stake holders. He will spot on target,

solving critical issues effectively with timely coordination and his people skills, creating a collaborative and

efficient team and delivery model."

Samir Sumant, Sr. Technical Architect, Mphasis, worked directly with Sheldon at Mphasis

"Sheldon has been one of the biggest influences in my career and he is one of those individuals who went out

of the in ensuring that I completed my PMP Certification successfully. His commitment to work, family and

friends is uncomparable and he ensures that he meets his commitment well before the deadline. In my

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interactions on the projects we worked together, I found him to be extermely process oriented and tends to

also focus on the bigger picture during execution. He seeks clarity and is pretty straightforward in his work

and no wonder customers have been highly appreciative of his work. A friend whom you can always bank

upon...specially during crisis. All the Best Sheldy!"

Dr. Mahendra Gupta, Process Manager, EDS- Mphasis, worked directly with Sheldon at EDS- Mphasis

"Sheldon is a very motivational Project Manager. His ablility to lead the team, mentor and groom the leads

and bringing out the best ideas from the team members made working with him a great experience. I would

any day grab the opportunity to work with Sheldon again."

Nilesh Newaskar, Project Lead, MphasiS an HP company, reported to Sheldon at Mphasis

"Sheldon was the Project lead for the project for Dubai Bank that I managed. He was primarly from J2EE

background and was keen to explore the Microsoft Dot net world. He worked very hard to understand the

new technology and I was amazed at the zeal and hard work put in by him to make the project successful and

the way he mentored the team members. He is played a very important role in getting the project closed

finally with the client. Would love to have him in my team again"

Nidhi Ratan, Project Manager, MphasiS Software & Services, managed Sheldon at Mphasis

"Sheldon is a techie person with good management skills especially Communications management."

Bhaskar Narkhede, Project Manager, Mphasis Software & Services, worked directly with Sheldon at

Mphasis

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