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 a BA in Communications from Cardiff University UK, an MSc in Information Technology from Loughborough University UK, A Graduate Business Certification from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and is enrolled in WCU's MBA program.
Matt also holds certifications in PMI PMP, PRINCE2, ISTQB, ITIL, Project Manager Certificates from Villanova University USA, a British National Private Pilots License and has a research paper published in Contemporary Ergonomics 2000 (Taylor&Francis).
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