Michael Collins

Lecturer

About

Michael is a self-starter with over 18 years of hands-on experience in leading digital software development of banking and  financial products, CRM systems, PPM systems, and ERP software. He is also a fintech Integration expert. Michael's extensive experience in delivery frameworks focused on agile and waterfall development methodologies pair well with his entrepreneurial spirit and ability to handle daily ambiguity.

Education

Master's Degree from Boston University (2015)

Professional Experience

PMO Leadership:

Portfolio rationalization, executive reporting, mentor junior staff, implement firm KPI's

Large Program Execution Specialist:

Build highly effective project teams to execute in desired business timelines. Global simultaneous execution in five or more countries. Multiple Waterfall and Agile delivery frameworks

Numerous Industry Leading Software Integration Expertise:

SAP, Sales Force, Oracle, SAAS Solutions or complex home grown internal integration 

Agile Coaching:

Teach, assess, ensure performance for existing and new Scrum based Agile teams, Dev Ops integration

ITIL/ITSM Release Management:

Creation of release and environment models. Implementation of release systems to development organizations

Teach and practice risk management practices, tools and techniques based on project complexity and size

Audit / Security Oversight

Created and maintained Security Oversight Committees (SOC) for various firms. Liaison for third party technology audits