Robert K. Rodriguez

Robert K. Rodriguez

Senior Project Manager at New York Life Insurance Company

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Robert K. Rodriguez's Overview

Current
Past
  • SENIOR CONSULTANT, PROJECT MANAGER at Netsoft USA
  • CO-FOUNDER / PARTNER / PRODUCER at PAS Entertainment LLC
  • ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT / PROJECT MANAGER at Deutsche Bank
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Robert K. Rodriguez's Summary

• Senior Program/Project Manager with PMI and Six Sigma Black Belt
• Proven ability to execute on all aspects of Project Management & Application Development life cycles
• Established track record of delivering strategic and tactical initiatives to clients across industries & business verticals
• Ability to lead, mentor and direct diversified business and technical teams, onshore and offshore
• Ability to manage senior and/or executive level stakeholder relationship and expectations
• Demonstrated success as an enterprise wide PMO, Quality & Process Improvement Leader
• Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management Advisor

• Holds a BS degree in Marketing from Syracuse University and has held positions at:

o Netsoft-USA Inc. as Senior Program Manager - Financial Services, Health Care & Life Sciences, Business Intelligence / Corporate Performance Management
o Deutsche Bank as Assistant VP / Project Manager – Global Corporate Finance / Equity Capital Markets Technology
o GE Capital as Business Analyst / Jr. Asset Manager / Quality Analyst – Commercial Real Estate Financing and Services
o First Union Bank as Credit Analyst / Jr. Asset Manager

Domain Experience:
• Retail Banking
• Commercial Banking
• Real Estate Investment Banking
• Private Client Services
• Equity Capital Markets
• Corporate Finance
• Commodities Trading
• Insurance Services
• Health Care & Life Sciences
• Music & Entertainment

Certifications:
• Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 Certification – December 2008
• PMBOK – PMI Institute (New York) – November 2008
• Black Belt – Six Sigma – General Electric Capital Corporation – December 1996

Internet Technologies (Implemented in Managed Projects):
• .NET
• VBS (Visual Basic Scripts)
• Java Script
• Visual C++

Packaged Technologies (including customization):
• Microsoft Team Foundation Server
• Microsoft PerformancePoint
• Microsoft Sharepoint
• Microsoft Dynamics CRM
• Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains

Specialties

Project Management
Program Management & Governance
Change Management
Business Analysis
Business Intelligence (Scorecards,Dashboards,Strategy Maps)
Corporate Performance Management
Six Sigma & PMP
Certified Microsoft PerformancePoint/Sharepoint Professional
Methodologies (Agile, PMBOK, CMMI, MSF, RUP, Use Case)
Quality Assurance
Process Improvement
Data Warehousing
Social Media Strategy & Technologies
Strong Microsoft Office & Microsoft Project skills

Robert K. Rodriguez's Experience

Senior Project Manager Consultant

New York Life Insurance Company

Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Financial Services industry

June 2012Present (2 years 5 months) New York, NY

Senior Project Management Consultant for Corporate Information Department at New York Life Insurance Company.

SENIOR CONSULTANT, PROJECT MANAGER

Netsoft USA

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

February 2006December 2011 (5 years 11 months) NEW YORK, NY

Project Management for custom-built, Corporate Application Development Solutions, including management of Technical Architects, Business Analysts, Software Developers, Creative Designers, User Experience resources and Quality Assurance testers.

Led, mentored and directed diversified business and technical teams, both on shore and offshore, as well as managed the executive level stakeholder relationship for each client project toward the shared objective, vision and goal.

Core competencies also included, but were not limited to, managing projects to budget, time and quality as well as acting as primary customer advocate, managing all customer communications, expectations, risks, issues & Change Management.

Program Management for the Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management Solutions vertical which included new client and project acquisitions in support of sales initiatives, leading executive roundtables, developing and presenting on line interactive webinars, writing and publishing of technical white papers, case studies and managing BI and CPM project initiatives.

Netsoft-USA is a Strategic Technology & Design Consulting Firm and is one of Microsoft's first 25 Gold Certified Partners in North America.

CO-FOUNDER / PARTNER / PRODUCER

PAS Entertainment LLC

January 2003January 2006 (3 years 1 month)

PAS Entertainment was an entertainment & consulting firm specializing in developing music for retail distribution, radio, on-line promos, ad spots, television & film. Although this was our concentration we also engaged in other multimedia interests such as music for video games, websites and music compilations.

ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT / PROJECT MANAGER

Deutsche Bank

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DB; Investment Banking industry

February 1999October 2002 (3 years 9 months)

Global Corporate Finance / Equity Capital Markets

Project Management for both strategic & tactical activities relating to the development of highly secure web based and client/server side applications. This included both management of development staff for each project lifecycle as well as maintaining the relationship with our business counterparts who sponsor our efforts

Responsible for recruitment of vendor technology firms to support / execute internal web initiatives. Tasks included selection, due diligence review (including vendor presentations, interviews, referral checks), evaluation, contract negotiations and overall recommendations to GCF Management Team

Developed business & functional requirements to support the design, development & testing of several internal / external secure web based applications for access by senior bankers and Tier 1A external clients (CM & CRM). Methodologies for functional requirements included Use Case Scenarios and Rational Unified Process

BUSINESS ANALYST

Deutsche Bank

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DB; Investment Banking industry

April 1998January 1999 (10 months)

Global Investment Banking & Private Client Services

Primary responsibilities included creating an integrated program (PMO) for managing, tracking and controlling project initiatives within Global Investment Banking and Private Client Services

Tracked & managed cost and benefits of program; reported progress and deviations from projected cash flow and ensured that project benefits were being harvested.

Provided a managed approach to all program communication.

Ensured accurate, timely and consistent sharing of information between and within project teams.

QUALITY ANALYST

GE Capital

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GE; Financial Services industry

August 1996December 1997 (1 year 5 months)

Commercial Real Estate Financing & Services

Coordinated / established business wide data collection process & control systems to monitor process capability improvements. Linked process measurements to key business performance & financial indicators using Six Sigma analysis

Established & managed Cost of Quality framework. Ensured consistency & integrity in identification of cost savings & revenue benefits. Quantified and validated financial impact of project improvement solutions

OPERATIONS / PORTFOLIO ANALYST

GE Capital

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GE; Financial Services industry

October 1994July 1996 (1 year 10 months)

Specialized Asset Management - Commercial Real Estate Financing & Services

Primary responsibilities included budgeting for operating cycles; annual long range forecasting; monitoring portfolio performance and coordinating exchanges of key information with Portfolio Management, Capital Markets, Exits Group & America's Origination. Additional responsibilities included working as a Junior Asset Manager for Northeast Region

Produced extensive analysis with respect to variances, interest rate sensitivity, loan valuation, balance sheet movements, yield estimates and quarterly P&L statements. Portfolio size approximately $3 billion.

CREDIT ANALYST

First Union

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; FTU; Banking industry

June 1991June 1994 (3 years 1 month)

Commercial Loan Origination

Prepared and evaluated business financial statements, including review of earnings, balance sheets, cash flows and financial ratios employed in determining the overall condition of a company. Afforded general opinions and recommendations by means of expert analysis of credit risks and strengths closely linked with a company's historical performance, industry comparisons, and financial viability.

Robert K. Rodriguez's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Big Brother

      Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
      • Children

Robert K. Rodriguez's Languages

  • Spanish

Robert K. Rodriguez's Skills & Expertise

  1. Business Analysis
  2. Program Management
  3. Project Management
  4. Business Intelligence
  5. Process Improvement
  6. PMO
  7. Change Management
  8. Agile Project Management
  9. Quality Assurance
  10. Performance Management
  11. SharePoint
  12. Agile Methodologies
  13. Data Warehousing
  14. SDLC
  15. RUP
  16. Software Project Management
  17. Requirements Analysis
  18. .NET
  19. Operational Excellence
  20. Software Development
  21. Enterprise Architecture
  22. Management
  23. Visio
  24. CMMI
  25. PMBOK
  26. Dashboard
  27. CRM
  28. Use Case
  29. Microsoft Solutions
  30. Vendor Management

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Robert K. Rodriguez's Education

Univeridad Autonoma De Mexico

Spanish Language Study

19941994

Syracuse University

Bachelor of Science, Marketing Management

19871991

Robert K. Rodriguez's Additional Information

Websites:
Interests:

Emerging Technologies, Music, Travel, Sports

Groups and Associations:

Trained Project Manager with relevant credits at the Project Management Institute of New York (PMI). Certified Microsoft Professional for Sharepoint/Performance Point Services (Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management Solutions) Trained Black Belt in Six Sigma Analysis (Quality & Process Improvement Methodology)

Honors and Awards:

During his tenure at Netsoft-USA, Robert was the Project Manager for a custom built, web-based, personal umbrella policy processing system for Navigators Personal Umbrella Insurance company. The team won a Microsoft User Experience Award in 2008 for our design work. The system provides all policy writing functions for the insurance company's process including risk qualification, rating, new business and endorsement processing, renewals, correspondence and cancellations, document output, as well as a legacy system interface. For agents, the system includes a full featured agency interface that not only allows agents to quote and bind policies, but provides "quick quote" ability allowing agents to get quotes with minimal data requirements, as well as the ability for agents to process endorsements and print policy documents.

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