1. Stephen O. Adams, Jr.,
MCNE, CTE, IBM PM
4239 Bingham Court Stone Mountain, GA. 30083
Phone: (770) 771-4619 Int’l: +231-777523004 E-Mail: email@example.com ~firstname.lastname@example.org
A seasoned, team-oriented business professional with a highly successfultrack record in start-up and
turnaround situations. More than 20 years progressive experience in all phases of Operations and Project
Management with particular strength in feasibility and analysis. Recognized for exceptional organization-
building skills and the ability to motivate others to achieve individual and organizational goals.
Strong managerial background with emphasis in Operations and Project Management.
Key areas of responsibility include:
Strategic planning ▪Hardware Assessments & acquisition
PM with requirements gathering ▪Project Management
SCRUM/Agile Methodologies ▪Budget Preparation and Cost Forecasting
Unisys Es7000 Planning & sizing ▪ Migration and Image build
Data Center build and Management ▪Quality assurance & Control.
MS Project 2013 advance ▪EVA and budget coordination
Successfully managed a diverse group of technical staff, enterprise deployment, strategic road map
development, E-business planning and deployment and legacy to distributed computing transitioning.
Provided consulting services to clients throughout the U.S. and Latin America through all phases of
multi-million dollar projects.
Adept at prioritizing and completing multiple projects within strict budgetary/time restrictions and
customer/corporate specifications. Exceptionally strong in business process re-engineering,
feasibility/projections, negotiation and arbitration, crisis resolution, start-up management and business
Areas of expertise include telecommunications, computers, contract negotiations, business development
projects and executive recruiting/training and management. Responsible for $90M in sales and an
internal budget of $10M. Aggressively negotiated multi-million dollar contracts with Fortune 500
Spearhead all facets of daily activities, from HR, to financial and operational functions. Possess excellent
interpersonal, communication and leadership skills; received IBM Best Practices Award and Unisys
Technical Competency Award. Served on Unisys and IBM Technical Advisory.
2. Stephen O. Adams, Jr.
FIRST DATA CORPORATION, TSQ SEPTEMBER 18- PRESENT
DEPLOYMENT TECHNICAL ANALYST
Currently, I am working as a Deployment Technical Analysis for Frist Data Corporation at TSQ with Rose
International IT, validating encryption integration of various type of banking and credit system for the enterprise.
Train individual’s technicians on integrating encryption protocol on the line of devices across the enterprise.
Extensive knowledge of a wide range of digital products used in the financial industry today, including smart card
and all line of data acquisition and payment processing technology.
EZE GROUPS OF CLINIC DEC. 2015- SEPTEMBER 10
Providing project management consultancy for infrastructure enhancement and software upgrades for four
medical clinic in Western Tennessee. Managing all system enhancement, purchases and software and firmware
upgrade for all clinic. Negotiating and supervising the deployment of all clinic management software. Negotiating
all equipment purchase and SLA for the organization. Establishing a miniature centralized call center to managing
patient contact involving clinic revitalization project. Managing the development of custom mobile application for
patient handling, including appointment setup, scheduling and prescription refill and reminders.
WEST AFRICA TELECOMMUNICATION CORP SEPT. 15, 2006 –NOV. 2014
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Supervise all aspects of business development and corporate expansion. Provide guidance to corporate board and
executives on expansion regime. Manage corporate relationship with regional government. Negotiate all contracts
with key players in the sector for co-location, interconnection and other related activities. Managed multiple
projects across corporate regional domain.
LIBERIAN TELECOMMUNICATION AUTHORITY(LTA) JULY 15 – 2005 TO 2006
PROJECT MANAGER ENGINEERINGANDTECHNOLOGY
Supervise the development and demarcation of spectrum for the republic of Liberia. Played a lead role in
harmonizing GSM frequencies and mitigating discrepancies in assigned frequencies. Worked with the
commissioners in defining cost basis for spectrum pricing. Implemented severalstudies on errant use of Liberia
scarce spectrum resource. Provided technical guidance to commissioners of the LTA on spectrum management
and manage the spectrum harmonization effort.
UNITES STATES ARMY RESERVE COMMAND – CONSULTANT (USARC) March 2003 - July 2005
Functional PROJECT MANAGER – Data center consolidation initiative
Provide guidance to the Army Reserve command on all aspect of technology acquisition. Evaluate and validate
vendor design scheme for the initiative. Utilizing Gartner TCO tools to develop comprehensive understanding of
USARC distributed computing environment and make recommendations on strategic IT direction. Develop
budget based on customer defined project objectives. Produce plan to facilitate risk mitigation. Manage and
facilitate all facets of the projects status, to include weekly reviews and updates to key stakeholders. Utilize MS
Project for scheduling development, tasking, cost monitoring and resource forecasting and management. MS
Project/waterfallmethodology to track all deliverables. Manage enterprise server team in developing and
3. Stephen O. Adams, Jr.
prototyping backend servers for the USARC project. Manage SAN design team in prototyping EMC SAN
solution for the USARC project. Currently testing EMC Geospan technology to validate COOP functionality.
Coordinate technology integration and deployment. Develop ‘What If’ scenario for disaster recovery, COOP and
backup for the project.
Unisys System and Technology Group – Atlanta, GA Jan 1999 – March 2002
Manage eight clusters, each comprising one manager and 10-15 functional team members as well as 1,500
technical employees. Provide oversight and administration of an IT budget of more than $10M. Spearheaded all
daily activities, including: employee/customer relations, financial and operational functions. Develop/manage
training and strategic planning, solution development and employee motivation programs to help region grow
from $10M to $90M in sales in two years
Utilized Gartner TCO tools to develop comprehensive understanding of customer distributed computing
environment and make recommendations on strategic IT direction.
Develop budget based on customer defined project objectives.
Produce plan to facilitate risk mitigation.
Manage and facilitate all facets of the projects status,to include weekly reviews and updates to key stakeholders.
Utilize MS Project for scheduling development, tasking, cost monitoring and resource forecasting and
management. MS Project/waterfall methodology to track all deliverables.
Serve as Client Focus Manager responsible for growing client relationships focused on the delivery of IT
infrastructure. Deliver product presentations to prospects at technical and senior management level and manage
call center service solutions.
IBM Global Services – Atlanta, GA Jan 1993 – March 1999
IBM Global Services -Project Manager Feb. 1995 – Sept.1997
Serve a project manager on the development, testing and validation of the Intel Pentium II chipset for the IBM
Intellistations and Infinity products Server lines. Supervise all testing and provided C level update on project
progress. Deliver quarterly update of project to Senior IBM Vice Presidents and Intel and Microsoft corporate
executives. Successes full deliver project on target at a cost of more than 100 million dollars. Responsible for
developing short and long range financial plans, budgets, and business plans for managing a high profile Assassin
project. Accountable for the overall fiscal operations including adherence to corporate wide policies and
procedures. Partner with and provide consultation to Senior Managers to develop and implement strategic plans
and budgets. Responsible for the corporate review and analysis of all facets of the Assassin Project. Coordinate
the implementation worldwide trial across multiple corporate domains and cultures.
IBM Technology Solution Services – Atlanta, GA Jan 1994 – Jan 1995
Manage global prototyping for telecommunications network; develop and transition network for global
deployment, resulting in acquisitions of $50M in new revenues.
4. Stephen O. Adams, Jr.
Manage key aspects of $35M Georgia Pacific Product, Forestry and Distribution unit migration from a Mainframe
to a client server distributed computing model. Project involved more than 125 actualhands-on sites across the
U.S.,Canada and South America
Functional PROJECT MANAGER August 1993 –June 1994
Develop budgets based on customer defined project objectives. Produce plans to facilitate risk mitigation. Manage
and facilitate all facets of the projects statuses,to include weekly reviews and updates to key stakeholders. Utilize
MS Project for scheduling development, tasking, cost monitoring and resource forecasting and management.
Manage Worldwide Windows 2000 product prototyping for IBM, Microsoft and Intel with an operating budget of
$9M. Directly responsible for managing all phase of the project and a staff of more than 100 engineers in 11
countries and thirty Fortune 100 companies. (ICD-10 functional experience)
Manage WorldCom telecommunication enterprise realignment project. Supervise the design, prototyping, and
validation of WorldCom’s’ internal communication structure globally. Deploy enhanced design and generate
savings in excess of $22M annually.
5. Stephen O. Adams, Jr.
Microbilt, Inc., Financial Division – Atlanta, GA Jan 1990 – Dec 1993
As Senior Analyst, managed company’s networking infrastructure; also developed and implemented WAN
electronic banking for Wachovia, Low Country Financial and Liberty Bank, resulting in $4M in new annual
Bachelor’s Business Administration
Mercer University, Macon, GA
Master Certificate, Project Management
George Washington University, Washington,DC
IBM Advanced Technical Training
Unisys Senior Executive Training
IBM Chip Development Product Training
Member of PMI (Project Management Institute)