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David J. Picard

5 Temple Street
Framingham, MA 01702-2402
Home: (508) 820-7209
Cellular: (508) 878-0187
E-mail: dpicard@psind.com

SUMMARY:

Executive level technology professional with strong experience in the direction, management, and execution of design, development, and integration of custom software solutions and COTS products on various hardware platforms and variants of the Linux, UNIX & Microsoft Windows operating systems. Candidate possesses strong analytical and team building abilities and has clear track record of identifying organizational challenges to establish strategies and drive them to closure accordingly.

EXPERIENCE:

PSInd, Framingham, MA November 1997 to Present

A consulting organization focused on identifying opportunities to improve operational efficiencies and assisting clients in bringing solutions and products to market. PSInd provides expertise in driving integrated business and technology solutions through leverage of enabling technologies such as BPMS platforms.

Owner / President

Capgemini November 2008 to November 2009

A global consulting services company with over 90,000 employees worldwide focused on eanabling clients to transform their business and improve performance through the application of technology solutions.

Principle / BPM Practice

Virtusa Corp., Westborough, MA October 2000 to October 2008

A unique software solutions provider with over 4000 employees that provides global development teams to bring innovative products and services to market quickly by leveraging a geographically dispersed 20 hour work day without incurring the delays inherent in building a top quality team.

Clients: NASCO, AutoOwners Insurance, ServiceMaster, AIU (AIG), First Marblehead, Starwood Hotels, Pegasystems, Lightbridge, EMC, Storage Networks, PFPC, JPMC, Vericept, ING, BCBS of North Carolina

Director of Technology (Reporting to Business Segment VP)

Management Related
Technology Related

Transaction Information Systems, Boston, MA November 1999 To October 2000

A unique software solutions provider that provides contract workforce and project staffing. Headquartered in New York with regional offices in New Jersey, Boston, San Francisco and Chicago, TIS provides leading edge development services for internet based applications. Initially begun to service the financial services industry, the service offerings have been extended to encompass ERP and online publishing.

Development Manager (reporting to Regional Development VP)

Scheduling Systems Incorporated, Waltham, MA August 1994 To November 1999

A small custom software provider for operations management solutions, primarily centered around resource management/scheduling. The company had 13 employees on my departure - up from 5 at the time I joined. A leader in providing not only software solutions but consulting services as well to enable airlines to reduce operational costs and improve quality of service and operating margins.

Manager / Technical Project Lead / Software Engineer (Reporting to President)

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, August 1993 - August 1994

Graduate Student

United States Army - NATO Site 104, Miesau, Germany 1988 - 1992

Operations Manager

MANAGEMENT SKILLS:

Relationship Management, Account Management, Business Process Management, Operations Management, Logistics Management, Product Management, Project Management, Configuration Management, Practice Management, Asset Management, Budgetary Planning, Customer Support Management

DEVELOPMENT SKILLS:

PegaRULES Process Commander (PRPC / SmartBPM) 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, & 5.5, AJAX, Systems Integration, Software Design, RUP, Agile, Graphical Interface Design, RCS, CVS, Subversion, StarTeam (Revision Control & Collaboration), Fortran, Pascal, C, C++, Java, J2EE/EJB, XML/XSL, CSS, Javascript, JSON, HTML, DHTML, Xerces, Xalan, Weblogic, Netscape Enterprise Server, Apache, AOLServer, Tomcat, Rational Rose, Visual Basic, Emacs, XWindows/Motif, MS Access 97 & 2000, Object Modeling, LDAP, OpenLDAP, DSML, Database Schema Design, SQL, ProC, Oracle 7.3, 8.1.5, 8.1.7, & 9i, UNIX(HP-UX, Solaris, AIX, LINUX), Korne/C/Bourne Shell scripting, Networking (libpcap, iptables, etc...), Make, Ant, gprof, MS Windows (2000, NT, ME, 98, 95, 3.1), eDocs BillDirect, InstallShield

OTHER SKILLS:

MS Office, MS Project, Lotus Notes, Network Administration, Finite Element Analysis, Mechanical Engineering, Physical Security (Nuclear), MS-DOS, German, French

EDUCATION:

Graduate Studies in Mechanical Engineering - Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1994, concentration in Finite Element Analysis, peripheral studies in C and C++ programming languages as well as Object Oriented Design. MSME 95% complete.
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (with Distinction) - Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1988

HONORS:

National Honor Society
Air Force ROTC 4-Year Scholarship Winner
Army ROTC 4-Year Scholarship Recipient

Organizations:

American Legion
American Mensa
IEEE Software Society