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Project Manager Management

San Bernardino, California, United States
January 23, 2017

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RESUME Daniel R. Perley

**** ****** ***** *** (714) ***-****

Costa Mesa CA 92626 E-MAIL


Key capabilities include:

IT executive management

Led enterprise-wide IT task forces for Boeing, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Ingram Micro and DIRECTV

IT infrastructure planning and deployment to - and from - cloud / hosted environments

Program management / project management

Enterprise architecture

Data center design, construction and system migration

Strategic technology planning

Product business development / product management

Familiar with and have supported Agile/Scrum

Worked with various methodologies including ITIL and PMBOK.

>>> 20+ years technology management, including 8+ years in California market.

>>> Note that most consulting assignments undertaken were as strategic planner or leader of major IT initiatives or task forces within F50 corporations, not conducting 'studies'.

>>> Have renewable TN visa via our U.S. company so NO SPONSORSHIP IS REQUIRED. Resident in southern California and able to undertake multi-year contracts. CTH is possible within one year.


Honors Masters (1979) and Bachelor (1978) degrees in Public Administration (Carleton University, Ottawa) each with major in Transportation Engineering and minor in Information Systems. Author of seven books, including two IT books published worldwide by McGraw-Hill.


Planned, staffed and led many IT projects and programs ranging from small, short-term undertakings to multi-year $300M initiatives within large enterprises with direct-report populations ranging from five to 100. This included team-building, group and individual mentoring and training and – as an executive in both private and public sector organizations – preparing and presenting employee performance appraisals. Formal training in leadership, management by objectives and employee performance review / appraisal. Flexible and versatile – frequently requested to adopt, troubleshoot and restore projects which have gone seriously wrong.


NOTE: Canadian spelling of "defense" is "defence".

Managed all of the following programs and projects:

Program Manager – Documentation and Process Team – DIRECTV, El Segundo, CA

Built and led a large cross-functional team to chart all workflow for a system architecture / engineering organization as well as to establish a documentation management regime. Also led initial requirements initiative for a comprehensive technical reference system spanning document management, architecture, and configuration management database (CMDB).

Transition Project Manager – Cross Functional, Atos, San Diego, CA

Led project office for a five-year $43-70M outsource program for Atos on behalf of the City of San Diego including planning, risk and issue management, definition and development of the documentation base, representing Atos on various City change management and configuration management boards plus oversight of major infrastructure and service procurements.

Senior Project Manager, New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, Fredericton, NB

Managed a multi-phase hurricane/nuclear event evacuation planning project for the Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) of the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station including methodology and software tools evaluation and selection plus development/validation of the off-site emergency plan, documenting lessons learned and creating an evacuation planning kit. Project also included review and coverage assessment of existing public warning system as well as management of the release into production of an evacuation planning software package.

Senior Technology Advisor, Enterprise Architecture, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON

Developed a comprehensive assessment of current adherence to vendor, industry, national and international standards for the Canadian federal health ministry, including recommendations for future standards adherence for each component of the enterprise architecture.

Provided the CIO and Chief Architect with a current-state assessment of the application and infrastructure components of the enterprise architecture including specific recommendations for near-term remedial measures.

Program Manager, Ingram Micro, Santa Ana, CA

Planned, established and chaired Global Server Infrastructure Strategy Task force, a group of 30 IT professionals charged with planning a comprehensive governance, architecture, sourcing and operational regime to accomplish a refresh of all shared computing including data centers, all servers and networks for the next several years - included data center survey, server inventory, computing demand survey, governance framework and a detailed gap analysis against ITIL V3 requirements.

Managed a two-country SI procurement project as part of a global SAP rollout. Conducted a lessons-learned review and produced a report recommending changes to procurement process.

Planned and launched a more extensive Procurement Development Project aimed at improving the functional, documentary and automation aspects of IS-related procurement.

Project Manager, Department of National Defence, Ottawa, ON

Led the Army Core Architecture Construct (ACAC) proof of concept effort for a less complex, but more powerful, defence architecture construct able to support representation, architecture, modelling, simulation and experimentation uses.

Led Army Command Support Architecture (ACSA) Strategy project, extending earlier work to define the overall technology management strategy and architecture strategy for the Canadian Army.

Architecture Consultant, Department of National Defence, Ottawa, ON

Advised and assisted Defence Research Development Canada (DRDC) regarding the application of the DND Architecture Framework (DNDAF) to the Operational Command Building, a new unified facility for the four existing Canadian Forces operational commands. Led project to define a role for DRDC in improving the practice of operational architecture (OA).

Executive Consultant, Department of National Defence, Ottawa, ON

Created Capability Objectives for the second-generation deployment release of the Land Forces C2IS which is an Army command/control system.

Project Manager, Alberta First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group, Edmonton, AB

Established definition and functional model for new multi-purpose data centre including physical and system configurations, cost estimate and build plan.

Executive Consultant, Strategic Planning, Air Cargo Security, Transport Canada, Ottawa, ON

Managed the IT pilot project, for what will become an $880M rollout; this included building a team of 10+ in less than two months and direct oversight of $5M of service contracts.

Project Manager, Composite Warning Systems for xwave, an Aliant company, Ottawa, ON

Conceived, sold and managed project for the Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) involving risk analysis of current Emergency Public Warning System (EPWS) and a strategic plan to evolve into a multi-component Composite Warning System (CWS).

Project Manager, Strategic Marine Security Emergency Planning for Transport Canada, Ottawa, ON

Led high-level strategic policy planning project to initiate a Canadian program to harmonize with the American Marine Operational Threat Response (MOTR) plan.

Chair, IT Strategy Project Core Team for Canadian Border Services Agency, Ottawa, ON

Led effort to establish an IT Strategy Program Office, develop project charter, workplan, IT vision statement and a large group of pro-forma and working documents for a Canadian federal government agency with a population of approximately 12,000.

Director Strategic Planning for xwave, an Aliant company, Ottawa, ON

Established and managed Strategic Planning Unit responsible for new business development activities for a systems firm of 1200, specializing defence/aerospace and public safety software and integration. Specific responsibilities related to establishing xwave in the California and DC (U.S. federal) markets, leveraging existing offerings to evolve a suite of emergency management products and launching civil transportation systems in the aviation, rail and highway modes and for intermodal facilities.

Senior Technology Management Consultant for Public Works Govt. Services Canada, Ottawa, ON

Managed Governance / Service Strategy Development for an Information Management Registry Pilot project intended to ultimately provide access to all formal content records for the Government of Canada, including cost-opportunity-benefit assessment and definition of governance structure.

Project Manager for Agriculture / Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, ON

Managed a Strategic Infrastructure Roadmap Project setting out the business, operational and technical direction for a community of over 7000 end-users, addressing desktop, middleware, servers, process, user support and other areas – established follow-up Infrastructure Transformation Program

Project Manager for Department of National Defence, Ottawa, ON

Managed the Army Consolidated Architecture Framework (ACAF) project to develop the

operational architecture for the Canadian Army, based on the U.S. DoD Architecture Framework (DODAF) – formed project team, organized project, modified DODAF for Canadian use in collaboration with U.S. Army – this included project management, solicitation of SME/stakeholder input, creation of a family of artifacts, quality control and artifact promulgation.

Product Development Project Manager for Parliant Corporation, Syracuse NY / Ottawa, ON

Managed a strategic telecommuting / home workplace product definition/development, market development and distribution planning project (based on previous home workplace experience) for a computer-telephony integration (CTI) product vendor – project also included field work in southern California.

Government-on-Line / E-Business Strategy Project Manager for a major federal govt. agency;

Conducted a Web Services / Application Hosting Strategic Framework project for the Assistant Deputy Minister - GTIS of Pubic Works Government Services Canada (PWGSC) including authoring a White Paper, undertaking consultations with six client departments and producing a strategic framework document including business risks and a high-level implementation plan;

Developed Request for Proposals (RFP) for a major E-Forms and workflow procurement project, for approx. 4500 users;

Detailed continuance planning and program office development for multi-agency, ebXML based E-Forms and workflow project;

Established E-Forms related infrastructure strategy, groupware needs and ebXML strategy;

Established the strategic planning agenda for the IT / telecommunications organization to migrate all program delivery to Web-based client service for a governmental organization with over 180,000 employees – total program value approximately $2B - also led development of a migration planning kit for local line managers – some details of projects are classified;

ISS Hosting Program Manager for Amdahl Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA;

Managed the development of a Application Service Provider (ASP) / Application Infrastructure Provider (AIP) hosting program delivery capability within the IS organization to serve all Amdahl/DMR hosting customers – responsible for organization design, planning, and budgeting plus individual project estimating, chartering, launch and execution – included retaining and training project managers as well as re-orientation of existing IS staff;

UCMS Program Manager for Amdahl Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA;

Managed multi-phase Application Infrastructure Provider hosting program at major system vendor including program development and rollout of first phase project involving Sun (Solaris) and Fujitsu (NT) servers, Oracle, Siebel CRM and private subnet for Amdahl customer UCMS – also contributed to business planning and development activities – managed team of 30;

Program Manager, External Web Hosting for Hewlett Packard Corporation, Palo Alto, CA;

Organized and led the External Web Hosting Program Team which was responsible for planning and managing the outsourcing of approximately 800-1000 customer-facing web sites, with an estimated total program value of $275M;

CIO for Infosys Corp, an E-Business / Internet Development firm and VAR in Tarzana, CA:

Acted as Interim CIO, leading the development of a Technology Management Plan and implementation of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, -planned, organized and led development of a comprehensive E-Business product/service strategy as Chair of the E-Business Steering Committee (EBSC) and developed first-draft business plan for existing and new (E-Business) offerings.

Additional projects and employment history are detailed in a full-length CV.

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