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Sanjay Vaze, Founder, President

Bruce Newcome, Executive VP

Sanjay Vaze
Founder, President

Sanjay is an expert in IT governance, process improvement, Rational Unified Process (RUP) and Agile system development life cycle methodologies with over 19 years of experience in the industry. He has played a key role on the PMO of a $1.4 billion complex IT business reengineering project. He has a track record of successfully taking control of faltering projects, boosting staff morale, managing expectations and winning customer confidence. He is an effective leader who can proactively manage risk and change, excite the organization, infuse new ideas and deliver solid business results. He is recognized for ability to partner with business leaders and technical teams to lead complex projects and leverage broad business background, technical knowledge and analytical proficiency to help organizations achieve strategic objectives and articulate a vision for the future.

He has a broad range of experience managing large projects & contracts involving software/web development, system integration, process improvement, strategic planning, verification & validation, system modernization, vendor performance compliance for government agencies, large private sector companies as well as start-ups. 

Sanjay has received numerous academic and professional certifications from eminent  organizations including:

1. M.S., Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, India
2. Ranked 1st in the national level Math Olympiad conducted by IIT, Bombay
3. Project Management Professional (PMP) by Project Management Institute (PMI)
4. Certified Scrum Master
5. Six Sigma Gold Belt
6. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer - MCSE
7. Sun Certified Java Programmer
8. IBM Certified Specialist for Rational Unified Process
9. IBM Certified Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Associate
10. IBM Certified Business Process Analyst -WebSphere Business Modeler Advanced
11. IBM Certified Specialist for Rational Requirements Management with Use Cases
12. IBM Certified Administrator for Rational Unified Change Management
13. IBM Certified Administrator for Rational ClearQuest
14. IBM Certified Specialist for Rational Test Management & Robot
15. IBM Certified Professional for Rational Portfolio Manager
16. IBM Certified Specialist for Rational Object Oriented Analysis & Design

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Bruce Newcome
Executive Vice President

Bruce has over 37 years of executive management and consulting experience and has served at the executive level at a Fortune 500 company and for one of the world’s largest systems integration consulting firms. He is an accomplished management consultant in Strategic IT Planning, New Technology Introduction, Large Scale Project Management and Organizational Change Management. He has been responsible for leading and directing all aspects of IT and consulting organizations including company and departmental startups. He has also been responsible for the technical vision and overall management for a software company including direct sales, marketing, customer service, quality and delivery.

He has a broad range of industry experience including discrete and process manufacturing, airlines, life sciences, retail, distribution, utilities, construction, state and local government. His government experience includes strategic management consulting and project management services to numerous agencies for the State of Indiana and for the City/County government of Indianapolis.

Bruce holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. He has significant additional education including:
1. National Steel’s Corporate General Management program at Bethany College in West Virginia.
2. Executive training on Japanese Culture at Valparaiso, University.
3. Ernst & Young’s Project Management Master’s program in Information Engineering.
4. Numerous seminars in Information Technology, Corporate and Executive Management.
5. Certified Computing Professional by the Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals.
Other recognition includes:
• Indianapolis Business Journal’s Who’s Who in IT – voted to top 3 on list.
• International Who’s Who in Information Technology – nominated via peer recognition.

 

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