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Resume - Matthew Becker

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									                                          Matthew R. Becker
156 David Drive                                                                                           (610) 937-1597
Havertown, PA 19083                                                                           becker.matthew@gmail.com
                                                                                            http://www.matthewbecker.org

Personal Profile

An accomplished business professional with over 11 years of successful roles in management consulting, program/project
management and systems development. Consulting experience for a broad range of clients including pharmaceutical,
data solutions, private equity and asset management companies. Experience draws from a spectrum of roles ranging
from strategic planning, program and project management, business and systems analysis, implementation and
operations for IT organizations. A Master’s degree and Wharton education compliments work experience that results in a
balanced management style to build effective relationships at all levels of the organization.

Professional Experience

Navigate Corporation, Villanova, Pennsylvania                                                            2008 – Present
 Senior Consultant (Information Services & Technology)
   Management Consulting
       Conduct assessments to deliver prioritized recommendations focused on reducing risk and costs while
        maximizing performance of the IT organization for clients
       Conduct IT due diligence for private equity firms
       Advising focus aligns IT initiatives with business strategy to increase operational efficiency in the organization
       Delivery Manager for a team of consultants on major accounts
       Created Statement of Work deliverables for client projects and retainers

   Program Management Office (PMO) Creation
       Developed an organization change to manage and prioritize the portfolio of IT and business projects
       Completion rate of projects increased by 50% in a three-month timeframe
       Projects are restructured and executed based on priority
       Ensure open communications with other business units to reduce redundancy and unrealized expectations

   Project Management
        Manage large-scale projects for clients that involve business units focused on managing risk
        Projects of this type within the last year include:
          ERP and CRM selection for a market leader in the hotel/hospitality industry
          SharePoint restructure and business methodology analysis
          Exchange and phone migration project for a Fortune 1000 company
          AS/400 financial data conversion to an outsourced solution with Bank of New York Mellon

   IT Budget Consulting
        Direct advisement to the Vice President and Director of IT to realign budget practices to maximize ROI
        Reduce the overall budget accruals by 12.5%
        Implement a six month forecast to reflect future IT spend
        Optimize the budget quarterly reporting to the CIO and CFO
        Work closely with vendors to negotiate contracts and establish a unified RFP process

   Lease and Asset Management
       Streamline the lease management and equipment refresh process for a global pharmaceutical company
       Operate as the leader for senior management, finance and legal to execute a process managing reoccurring
         schedules and establish credit with leasing company’s to fund investments in IT equipment
       Manage a desktop services team to execute equipment refresh and manage inventory
       Optimized the existing lease of $7.2 million in equipment
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Ceridian Corporation, Exton, Pennsylvania                                                               2002 – 2008
 Systems Engineer                                                                                     (2004 – 2008)
   International Web Based HR/Payroll Project
        Streamlined back-end administrative tools and customer facing interfaces for the new three tiered web
          international platform replacing the legacy system
        Collaborated with teams in over four countries to simultaneously develop the international web based platform
        Reengineered SQL queries to optimize backend data retrieval

   Server Virtualization Project
       Successfully implemented strategies to execute a five month server virtualization project
       Responsible for coordinating the migration of existing servers to VMware environments
       Developed processes for creating over thirty virtual development and test environments
       Streamlined the process to allow all environments to be built and functioning within a day to reduce operating
         costs

   Summary of Achievements
       Experience as a team lead on multiple projects from initiation through delivery and support phases
       Created custom analysis tools for projects including decision matrices, process flows and decision trees
       Implemented and maintained environments for web based international HR/Payroll and Self Service products
       Created documentation as a technical writer for product installation of large enterprise wide products

 Quality Assurance Engineer                                                                           (2002 – 2004)
          Created and maintained multiple lab environments that supported the quality assurance testing group
          Environment was critical to analysts and was running with continuous uptime
          Tested key functional areas of web and application based products
          Managed intern program providing undergraduates an opportunity to apply theory in a business environment


Education

Postgraduate Certificate in Business
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, May 2009

Master of Science in Information Science
Penn State University, Great Valley, PA, May 2007

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
West Chester University, West Chester, PA, May 2003


Other Relative Experience

Chairman and Executive Director (2009 to Present) – Quest for Tech
    Non-profit organization focused on providing personal computing technology and education to assist economically
       disadvantaged people

Board of Directors (2008 – 2009) – Quest for Tech
    Chair of the program committee
    Co-chair of the finance committee

Penn State Alumni Association Member

CompTIA A+ Certified (Based on 2003 Objectives)

								
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