Ricky Singh, MBA

Ricky Singh, MBA

Helping Organizations Achieve Real Business Value through Quality Marketing Solutions

Location
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Ricky Singh, MBA's Summary

Ricky Singh is an expert in social media marketing and search engine marketing. He has managed advertising budgets up to 600k and has this knack in making things go viral on any social network. He uses strategic and tactical planning in working with customers to build a cost-effective solution that is result oriented. He is dedicated to being the best in the marketing world and holds over 20 certificates in the industry.

Mr. Singh is a proven and experienced professional in the marketing industry. A lot of in-depth knowledge in working with startups in the D.C. area.

Specialties:
Marketing Strategy,
Inbound Marketing,
Social Media Marketing,
Content Marketing

Ricky Singh, MBA's Experience

Chief Executive Officer

AIRR Media

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

2014Present (less than a year) Germantown, MD

AIRR Media is a marketing company working with startups, small business, and medium enterprises. We have a lot of great stories to tell and it shows when we design marketing campaigns for our customers. I decided to start this company based on my desire to help small businesses in my community succeed. We are rapidly growing and in 4 months we have over 20 clients. We are in the process of building our offshore business and we are looking forward to connecting with anyone who wants to discuss lead generation and marketing in detail.

Consultant

JumpStarter PR

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Public Relations and Communications industry

June 2014Present (4 months)

Provide social media marketing and advertising services to help organizations exceed their crowd funding goals. We were able to raise over 700k for OwnPhones which received a lot of great media attention from the press.

Enterprise Architect Manager

SRA International

Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; SRX; Information Technology and Services industry

May 2007May 2014 (7 years 1 month)

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is a best practices agency that performs audits on other federal agencies behalf of Congress to maximize returns on federal dollars that are spent on government-wide programs in the United States. Mr. Singh is an Enterprise Architect Manager with System Research Application (SRA) that is working with the Chief Architect and segment leads on-site at GAO headquarters to help the agency better utilize the selection of technology to support the mission of the agency, re-engineer their existing business processes to maximize operational efficiencies, and to provide strategic consultation to the Information Systems and Technology Services (ISTS) department under the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of GAO. Mr. Singh manages the SRA enterprise architects that support the GAO Enterprise Architecture team for the human capital, financial services, engagement (mission-side), and technology segments. The services that are provided from the SRA Enterprise Architecture team include helping the government follow the Federal Segment Architecture Methodology (FSAM) by developing segment roadmaps and modernization blue prints for the agency that provide a three to five year forecast on the technology infrastructure to support the four segments of the Agency. The team also develops swim-lane process maps, data flow charts, system design documents, performance bench-marking, CRUD matrixes, SWOT analysis, and RACI analysis to enhance the organization. As the Enterprise Architecture manager, Mr. Singh has been working with GAO in evaluating their current products for an audit to meet the goal-stage designated by the GAO chief architect for the Enterprise Architecture Maturity Model Framework (EAMMF) assessment.

System Administrator Leader, Operations Team, Civil Services

Computer Sciences Corporation

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CSC; Information Technology and Services industry

February 2006May 2007 (1 year 4 months) Hanover, Md

Mr. Singh served as the Operations Team Lead for the Medicare Part D project for Member Health. The operations team was responsible for the daily feeds that entered the system to support the operational activities of the organization. This included managing the data files that went through application edits to ensure data integrity and validation of Member Health customer information. Mr. Singh coordinated with other teams at CSC to deploy data cleanup activities to meet critical deadlines for services guaranteed by CSC to the customer.

Senior Consultant

AMER Technologies

September 2005February 2006 (6 months) Hanover, Md

A senior consultant that provided database administration, oracle development, and consultation services to CSC on the Medicare Part D program. The Part D program was one of the largest health care contracts for CSC. Mr. Singh played an instrumental role in leading the database development for the program to support the operational activities of the organization. This included designing data models to support data migration capabilities and information exchanges to external organizations. Provided development support to software vendor’s Custom off the Shelf (COTS) application to add additional functionality to process health care records that are requirements of CMS.

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

March 2004March 2005 (1 year 1 month)

Mr. Singh was a database administrator for IPABS-IS project, which is Department of Energy’s main data collection tool for reporting planning, budgeting, and financial information to Congress. He also works on data migrations and maintenance for another project for the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) Project Assessment and Reporting System (PARS) Project. The PARS system, is a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 database, is a solution in accordance with the Project Management Reform Initiative for DOE agency-wide assessment and reporting. Mr. Singh is also the lead database administrator for the RXSTUDY project for the FDA.

President and CIO

Volision LLC

May 2003March 2004 (11 months)

Mr. Singh worked in developing business with CNSI to support their task order with the Department of Health and Human Services for the state of New Hampshire. The project involved the conversion of their existing legacy applications to a modern .Net web application using Oracle as their data repository. Mr. Singh developed data models using Erwin to provide a logical view of the solution and built relationships between the entities to enforce referential integrity. Mr. Singh deployed the physical data model into an Oracle database environment that supported volumes of transactional data, created PL/SQL code to handle .Net calls to health care services, database security, access management, backup and recovery, and server management.

Senior Consultant

Global TechPro

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

January 2003May 2003 (5 months)

Mr. Singh worked with a team of programmers and business analysts in designing and architecting a solution for Bearing Point to support their customer, NAVAIR. The scope of the project was to create a data-mart to support the integration of different data sources from multiple agencies to a central repository. The solution involved the development of custom PL/SQL code to support the proposed workflow by Bearing Point. The workflow consisted of the migration of data across 11 logical, interface steps which was the proposed solution by Bearing Point to their customer. The technology involved was to use Oracle as the database platform to support the data layer of the solution and Web Methods to initiate the transaction and migration of data over a secured network. There were a series of business rules that were captured in multiple sessions with the customer. These requirements were translated into system requirements to support database level coding using procedures, functions and triggers for implementation of the business rules.

Consultant

Bearing Point

Partnership; 1001-5000 employees; Management Consulting industry

January 2000January 2002 (2 years 1 month)

Mr. Singh was the business intelligence lead for KPMG to support the third-party testing of the operation support systems ("OSS") of Bell Atlantic., now Verizon. In this regard, KPMG Consulting, Inc., ("KPMG"), under the direction of the Commission, tests whether Verizon offers competing carriers nondiscriminatory access to its operation support system functions as required by the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Mr. Singh worked with the metrics team in gathering business requirements to build customized reports to offer intelligence on indicators that are used to benchmark performance towards the transition towards a more deregulated environment. Mr. Singh worked with senior management to gather business requirements to outline the design of customized reports to support the strategic decision making in the organization. This included coordinating and working with the report developers to build reports using the business intelligence product, Hyperion Brio. Mr. Singh supported the BRIO environment by taking on the role as the application administrator to manage access, groups, roles, and privileges of users. The BRIO environment was web-based that was supported by an Oracle 8 infrastructure. Mr. Singh developed the table structure and relationships in the Oracle database to support the technical requirements of the reports. This included the development of custom PL/SQL code to validate the integrity of the data in the system, data migration, codes for event based actions, and automate the transfer of data using Mercator.

Senior Consultant

Ajilon

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; ADE; Staffing and Recruiting industry

September 2000December 2000 (4 months)

Mr. Singh worked with senior members of Fannie Mae’s data-warehousing team to evaluate and incorporate Brio Enterprise Suite 6 as an alternative to upgrade their current reporting process. This included the development of detailed requirements analysis, design reviews, detailed design implementation and system integration, and testing. Mr. Singh held trained Fannie Mae employees on how to use Brio development products and tools.

Junior Programmer

Clinical Trials and Surveys

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Biotechnology industry

February 1999January 2000 (1 year)

Mr. Singh managed the transfer of data from 15 sites across the country to the production server, backed up the database using oracle import/export utilities, interviewed users for requirements on developing front-end programs using oracle forms, created oracle reports based on user data from the clinic sites, documented manuals of the functionality of in-house programs, and queried and created database objects using SQL and PL/SQL.

Ricky Singh, MBA's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Business Mentor

      MicroMentor
      • Economic Empowerment
      September 2012 present (2 years 1 month)

      MicroMentor is an online service that connects small business owners with business mentors. MicroMentor puts experience to work by offering business professionals meaningful volunteer opportunities and by offering entrepreneurs one-on-one advice to help build successful businesses. Our mission is to help small businesses grow faster, generate more revenue, and employ more people. We make it easy to be a mentor, find a mentor, and build a business.

    • Mentor

      Goodwill GoodProspects
      • Economic Empowerment
      October 2012 present (2 years)

      Mr. Gautam Singh is a mentor in the Information Technology and Business and Financial Group.

    • Social Media Director

      Human Health Project
      • Health
      November 2013 present (11 months)
    • Social Media Director

      Children Without A Voice (CWAV)
      • Children
  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Children
      • Economic Empowerment
    • Organizations I support:

      • American Red Cross
      • Feed The Children

Ricky Singh, MBA's Publications

Ricky Singh, MBA's Organizations

  • American Council for Technology - Industry Advisory Council

    • 2010 to Present
  • SRA Enterprise Architecture Shared Interest Group

    Chair
    • 2012 to Present

    Mr. Singh was selected to lead the Enterprise Architecture Shared Interest Group for SRA International.

Ricky Singh, MBA's Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Appreciation

    SRA International
    • October 2007

    This is to recognize your abilities, flexibility and hard work in support of the consolidated database project. Your willingness to work above and beyond the expected contributed greatly to the success of this toolkit.

  • Certificate of Appreciation

    SRA International
    • March 2008

    Your demonstrated team work, detailed analysis, data element to application mappings, and support to our customers is most highly appreciated.

  • Certificate of Appreciation - Service Level Award

    SRA International
    • 2008

    In recognition for 1 year of service.

  • Certificate of Appretiation - Service Level Award

    SRA International
    • 2010

    In recognition for 3 year of service.

  • Certificate of Appretiation - Service Level Award

    SRA International
    • 2012

    In recognition for 5 year of service.

  • Excellence in Enterprise Architecture award

    9th annual Enterprise Architecture Conference and Exhibition
    • September 2009

    Mr. Singh was part of the SRA team that helped assist GAO enterprise architecture program to receive an Excellence in Enterprise Architecture award at the 9th annual Enterprise Architecture Conference and Exhibition, in Washington, September 10, 2009. GAO’s program was cited for driving information technology and business transformation at the agency, and for facilitating organizational change management activities that have ensured that new technologies improve GAO’s ability to perform its mission and aid GAO staff in their ability to adapt to and leverage technology.

  • Facilitator at EA Interactive Round Table discussion on Cloud Computing

    • November 2011

    Facilitator at EA Interactive Round Table discussion on Cloud Computing at the Enterprise Architecture Conference and Exhibition, in Washington, November 8th 2011.

  • Platinum Expert Author

    Ezine Articles
    • December 2012

    http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Gautam_S_Singh

  • Gold Author

    Evan Carmichael
    • December 2012

    http://www.evancarmichael.com/Human-Resources/7694/summary.php

Ricky Singh, MBA's Projects

  • SRA Project Manager for HR Connect Optimization Project

    • May 2011 to June 2012
    Team Members: Ricky Singh, MBA

    Mr. Singh is leading the most high profile project for SRA at GAO. This project is a multi-million dollar project that has high visibility to the Chief Administrator Officer, Deputy Chief Administrator Officer, Chief Human Capital Officer, Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer, and the Chief Information Officer at GAO. Mr. Singh meet’s with these high profile executives on a weekly basis representing SRA on this major project. The project involves GAO optimizing their current configuration of HR Connect which is a Government off the Shelf (GOTS) product from the Department of Treasury, shared-service provider and center of excellence. HR Connect is built on a PeopleSoft platform that is used to manage the entire lifecycle of human capital functions for Federal Human Resources. Mr. Singh’s duty as project manager includes project planning, resource tasking, client interaction, and reporting. Mr. Singh is responsible in delivering process analysis, system architecture and planning, data integrity of human capital data, fit-gap analysis, training, and implementation of employee self service, and management self services modules utilizing contractor resources.

  • SRA Project Manager for Data Integration Project

    • March 2010 to August 2010
    Team Members: Ricky Singh, MBA

    Project manager for the Data Integration project in charge of leading the project team in developing strategy, requirements, business case, and alternative analysis to help GAO move towards a better way of managing and sharing data with others inside and outside of the agency. The team evaluated the data management strategy for GAO that included methodologies such as master data management, data federation, business intelligence, extraction-transform-load (ETL), and web-services as approaches in integrating data from disparate data sources through-out the agency.

  • SRA Project Manager for Budget Lifecycle Analysis Project

    • July 2009 to January 2010
    Team Members: Ricky Singh, MBA

    Mr. Singh was the Project Manager for the Budget Lifecycle Analysis project in working with the Budget Officer and Financial Services Segment Lead at GAO to identify functional and technical requirements that would be used for COTS product evaluation. We held facilitated sessions with the customer stakeholders groups in mapping out “AS-IS” processes, identifying pain points, and facilitating communications among the stakeholder groups.

  • SRA Project Manager for Business Intelligence Project

    • March 2012 to September 2012
    Team Members: Ricky Singh, MBA

    Mr. Singh is currently leading a team of three developers and one business analyst in incrementally designing, developing and implementing several datamarts using Kimball methodology to support GAO’s data warehouse strategy. The success of the project would allow GAO’s senior management to use Pentaho to answer business questions across the different business functional areas within the agency. The project has high visibility and the major stakeholder for the project is the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of GAO. We are working with the business stakeholders in defining the facts and conformed dimensions of the financial, engagement, and human capital data to support the star schema data model design that would allow for better analysis and reporting. The team will also build ETL data mappings using Pentaho Data Integration to automate the transfer of data from source to target systems and apply the necessary transformations to the data elements. The developers will be using Java and web services to code the front-end interface for management to interact with the data using a web browser. Mr. Singh will also be hands on in using Pentaho’s thin client applications: Interactive Reports, Analyzer, and Dashboard Designer to support business intelligence solution designs.

  • SRA Project Manager for Asset Manager BPR Project

    • April 2012 to August 2012
    Team Members: Ricky Singh, MBA

    Mr. Singh is leading a team of analysts to help our client better understand their asset management lifecycle using HP’s Custom off the Shelf (COTS) product, Asset Manager. The team will develop a stakeholder analysis to better understand who needs to be involved in the optimization of this product. The team will then develop business process flows, target maps, dataflow diagrams, and conduct validation sessions with key stakeholders. The team will then document the areas of improvements and recommendations to better utilize Asset Manager to enhance the capabilities of the product to support our client’s needs.

  • Technical Analyst for the Recruiting BPR Project - 2008

    • August 2008 to February 2009
    Team Members: Ricky Singh, MBA

    The purpose of the work was to map out the current "As-Is" process of the Human Capital recruiting function, map out the "Target" process flows, develop data flow diagrms, and CRUD Matrix. The work also included interviewing stakeholders, campus recruiters, and executives in better understanding diversity hiring gaps in workforce based study that uncovered hiring issues.

  • Technical Analyst for HR Connect Reporting Project - 2009

    • March 2009 to July 2009
    Team Members: Ricky Singh, MBA

    I worked as a technial analyst in identifying reporting requirements to support management's need for information. The Human Capital department was implementing a GOTS product HR Connect and our project was to help the Human Capital stakeholders better understand what reports they produced, who are the customers that receive their reports, what access privileges users have to data, and identifying authoritative data sources. This work would be used to convert legacy reports into HR Connect - workforce analytics reports.

  • Business Analyst for Budget Formulaton Workforce Planning

    • April 2010 to July 2011
    Team Members: Ricky Singh, MBA

    I worked with the project team, the security team, the CAO office, and the Budget office in developing the system secruity plan and updating the document throughout the lifecycle of the project. The system security plan documented the security compliance of the techical solution that the project team was implementing at GAO.

Ricky Singh, MBA's Skills & Expertise

  1. Enterprise Architecture
  2. Crowdfunding
  3. Business Intelligence
  4. Business Analysis
  5. Requirements Analysis
  6. Program Management
  7. Solution Architecture
  8. ITIL
  9. Integration
  10. Business Process
  11. SDLC
  12. Cloud Computing
  13. PL/SQL
  14. Microsoft SQL Server
  15. Project Management
  16. IT Strategy
  17. Business Process Improvement
  18. Vendor Management
  19. Information Technology
  20. Business Process Re-engineering
  21. Business Process Mapping
  22. Management
  23. Analysis
  24. PMP
  25. Testing
  26. Data Warehousing
  27. Data Analysis
  28. Market Research
  29. PMO
  30. MBA
  31. Salesforce.com
  32. Salesforce.com Administration
  33. Inbound Marketing
  34. Leadership
  35. Inbound Lead Generation
  36. Start-ups
  37. Networking
  38. Consulting
  39. Project Planning
  40. Professional Services

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Ricky Singh, MBA's Certifications

  • ITIL Foundations V3

    • EXIN
  • Security +

    • Compita
  • Network +

    • Comptia
  • A +

    • Comptia
  • Certified Internet Web Associate

    • CIW
  • Six Sigma Green Belt

    • Expert Rating
    • July 2012
  • Project Management (2008)

    • Brainbench
    • July 2012 to July 2015
  • Business Communications

    • Brainbench
    • July 2012 to July 2015
  • Information Technology Terminology

    • Brainbench
    • July 2012 to July 2015
  • CRM Concepts

    • Brainbench
    • July 2012 to July 2015
  • Business Concepts

    • Brainbench
    • August 2012 to August 2015
  • Managing People

    • Brainbench
    • August 2012 to August 2015
  • Cloud Computing

    • Dell
    • License http://www.delltrainingcentre.com
    • August 2012
  • Introduction to Virtualisation

    • Dell
    • License http://www.delltrainingcentre.com
    • August 2012
  • CloudU Certificate

    • Cloud University Sponsored by Rackspace Hosting
    • August 2012
  • Project Management - Test Preparation and Practical Tools

    • SRA University
    • August 2012
  • Software Business Analysis

    • Brainbench
    • August 2012 to August 2015
  • Virtualisation with VMware

    • Dell
    • License http://www.delltrainingcentre.com
    • August 2012
  • Microsoft Hyper-V

    • Dell
    • License http://www.delltrainingcentre.com
    • August 2012
  • Transitioning to a Server

    • Dell
    • License http://www.delltrainingcentre.com
    • August 2012
  • 12th Generation PowerEdge Servers

    • Dell
    • License http://www.delltrainingcentre.com
    • August 2012
  • Yahoo! Certification - Level 1 Certified

    • Yahoo! The Contributor Academy
    • August 2012
  • Storage Consolidation

    • Dell
    • License http://www.delltrainingcentre.com
    • September 2012
  • Microsoft Key Workloads

    • Dell
    • License http://www.delltrainingcentre.com
    • October 2012
  • What Why and How of Big Data

    • SRA International
    • December 2012
  • Togaf 8 Gold

    • Architecting the Enterprise
    • March 2013
  • Enterprise Architecture for Telecoms (Foundation) Online

    • Architecting the Enterprise
    • April 2013
  • Online Marketing Fundamentals

    • lynda.com
    • License 1D4C95
    • March 2014
  • Up and Running with Constant Contact

    • lynda.com
    • License A13370
    • March 2014
  • Internet Marketing Basics

    • lynda.com
    • License 00966E
    • March 2014
  • Facebook for Business

    • lynda.com
    • License EF4BA1
    • March 2014
  • Content Marketing Fundamentals

    • lynda.com
    • License A5EBE0
    • March 2014
  • LinkedIn for Business

    • lynda.com
    • License 705E63
    • March 2014
  • Google AdWords

    • Google

Ricky Singh, MBA's Education

University of Maryland University College

Bachelor of Science, Business Management

1998

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