Co-founder Matt Beard is a Consulting Project Manager and IT Consultant with over 15 years experience within the IT solutions industry.
Matt has been involved in all stages of the Software Development Life-cycle throughout his career to date, starting out as a mainframe programmer within the Telecommunications industry, moving to testing, integration and implementation & consultancy roles and subsequent contracts within Global HR Operations & Recruiting, all providing ample experience for Project Manager positions. Matt has extensive experience in systems involving user interfaces and has built a brand for delivering results at both strategic and operational levels.
Matt has international business experience gained from tenures in the UK (London 8yrs) and East Coast USA (PA 7 yrs) developing strengths in effectively liaising with technical and business-oriented groups alike.
Matt holds an an MSc in Information Technology from Loughborough University UK, Certification in Project Management from Villanova University USA, and a Graduate Business Certification from West Chester University of Pennsylvania's MBA program.
Matt also holds certifications in PMI PMP, PRINCE2, ISTQB, ITIL, a British National Private Pilots License and has a research paper published in Contemporary Ergonomics 2000 (Taylor&Francis).
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