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Edward (Ed) Leydon is a successful International PMO Leader with over 20 years of Engineering, Program Management and Strategy Development experience. His employment history includes key accomplishments as Staff Systems Engineer and Engineering Program Manager at Lockheed Martin, Project Engineering (PMO) Director at Honeywell Aerospace and as PMO and Strategy Director for Beacon Red.

Ed Led successful $100M+ annual budget large scale enterprise level PMO deployments and Business Transformations. He has worked with Senior Leadership (C-Level) on managing diverse portfolios with focus on cost, schedule, scope and resources. Trained PMO leaders and Project Managers in China, Czech Republic, India, Puerto Rico, UAE, UK and USA. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor of Science (BS) in Project Management, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Engineering Technology, is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Design For Six Sigma (DFSS) Green Belt, SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC) and has received many other awards and recognitions throughout his career.

Ed is the Founder and CEO of KNOW-THE-SCORE where he uses his extensive PMO leadership skills to help businesses manage critical initiatives. His work with KNOW-THE-SCORE also includes speaking, writing and blogging on PMO Best Practices, as well as coaching and mentoring other PM’s and future leaders. Ed served as Technical Director for a Drone Education program where he led the development of products and services that promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Computing (STEM+C). 

Bangalore

Areas of Expertise

  • Executive Technical Leader
  • Portfolio-Program-Project (P3) Management Office
  • Leadership Mentoring/Training
  • Business Management
  • Lean-Agile Transformations

Education/Certifications

  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA): Technology Management
  • Bachelors of Science (BS): Project Management
  • Associates of Applied Science (AAS): Engineering Technology
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Green Belt
  • SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  • Certified SonicWALL Security Administrator (CSSA)

Qualifications

  • Strategic Visionary
  • Global Leader in Emerging Technology
  • Transformational Change Agent
  • Program Management Subject Matter Expert

Key Project Experience

  • Beacon Red/EDGE: PMO/Agile Transformation – Director PMO and Strategy
  • Intentional Science: Technology in Education – Technical Director
  • Honeywell: Sourcing Operations – Transitions/eAuction PMO Director
  • Honeywell: DMAIC Producibility – PMO Director
  • Honeywell: NGFMS – Lead Project Manager
  • Lockheed Martin: A-10 Aircrew Training – Lead Systems Engineer
  • Lockheed Martin: LAV-C2 – Upgrade – Lead Systems Engineer
  • Lockheed Martin: CSAR-X/MPC Proposals – IPT Lead Systems Engineer

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