Valdery Moura Junior
Executive Vice President (EVP)
Valdery is a project management professional with over 20 years of experience in the areas of IT & Telecom, software development, data center operations, PMO management, data analytics and service management. He has extensive experience in leadership positions leading both direct reports and cross-functional teams; managing multiple services and projects; managing multimillion budget; and interfacing with C-level executives. His major is Computer Science, he holds an MBA with concentration in Strategic Administration of Information Systems and a Master degree in Computer Sciences. Additionally, he holds the MIT Sloan's Executive Certificate in Management & Leadership; is alumnus of the PMI Leadership Institute Master Class 2010 and is currently pursuing his PhD in Management. His research is focused in understanding how data analytics can help to improve healthcare outcomes and quality while reducing costs.
He has been involved with PMI since 2004. During this time, he had the opportunity to serve in several different leadership roles, including board positions with Distrito Federal Chapter (PMI-DF, Brazil); PMI Information Systems Community of Practice (PMI IS CoP); PMI GovSIG and PMI IT&Telecom SIG. Additionally, he has served for three years as an advisor with the PMI Communities of Practice Member Advisory Group (CoP MAG). This group provided recommendations related to the Communities of Practice program, including the establishment of strategies, governance framework, processes, and metrics that were used by 200+ CoP Leaders from 30+ Community of Practices. We created a business case to consolidate all CoPs into a unique knowledge management portal – ProjectManagement.com.
He works at the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Clinical Data Animation Center since 2013. There, he leads projects that uses new computational techniques that are employed to acquire, convert, analyze and store large amounts of neurophysiological data and medical records. He is interested in creating “Big Data” solutions in healthcare informatics and research that will save time and costs, improve efficiency, and lead to better health for patients.
Valdery holds the following credentials: PgMP, PMP (2005), PMI-RMP, CSM, PMO-CP, ITIL Practitioner SLM/SLA, MS Project Orange Belt and Cobit Foundation.
F. Phil Cartagena, Jr.
F. Phil Cartagena, Jr. is a well-rounded expert with over 20 years of experience in program management, business process redesign, and custom and package technology implementations. Currently a Sr. Project Manager at Partners Healthcare System, Inc. (PHS) assisting with EPIC delivery for the Partners eCare PMO, Mr. Cartagena has advised healthcare and other organizations on PMO setup, governance implementation, and the efficient management of their portfolios. Earlier as a program manager and terminologist at PHS, he led an ICD-10 effort for the Enterprise Clinical Informatics & Infrastructure Services group.
Phil has a BA in computer science from Harvard University, an MBA from Columbia Business School, and certifications from PMI, HL7 and HIMSS. He is also an adjunct Professor at Boston University and Eastern Nazarene College, and is a HIMSS Reviewer for the 2017 conference.
Management Consulting, Program/Project Management, Business Process Design, Healthcare IT (ICD-10 Transition), author (see Linked-IN profile)
VP Professional Development
I started my PI service as AVP of Events. Our team of dedicated volunteers planed and hosted chapter meetings, socials and PD Days. We started a new format called " Express Meeting" and expanded socials in new cities and added a theme to PD Days. so we could have some fun while we learn.
While AVP Events, I attended the PMI LIM conference and talked with PMI leaders from other chapters. all over the country. I learned of new types of events that fit members needs by offering a variety in topics within busy schedules.,
As your VP of Professional Development, I want to grow our curriculum to provide the education and discussions that you need for advancement. I believe that this is our PMI and want to develop curriculum based on feedback from the 20/20 program I am open to new venues and new content within Project management to align with your 20/20 feedback. I want to highlight achievements in certifications and grow the mentoring program to help those new to the PM role or seeking PMP certification.
VP Marketing & Communicationsvpmarketing@pmimassbay.org
VP Membership & Volunteers
If you want to get more involved in the chapter I can be your one stop shop. Really. Let me know what you want to work on, My email is vpVolunteers@pmimassbay.org
I'm currently a Project Manager - doing security, telehealth, and process improvement projects - at Partners HealthCare - working from our new facility at Assembly Row.
Certified as a Project Management Professional, a Certified Scrum Master, with an ITIL foundation, I've a healthcare IT - CPHIMS - and security certifications - GISP - to round out my BS in Architecture from Northeastern University and an ALM in Management from Harvard University. A lifelong learner, I'm currently enrolled in a CyberSecurity certificate program at Harvard University and studying for the CISSP exam.
Will has over 15 years experience as a project manager working in technical fields - including hardware, software, websites and print-on-demand. He has managed teams across multiple industries and serves on the board of several NPOs. In addition to certifications and licenses in a variety of other fields he got his PMP certification in 2012. He received his scrum master certification in 2017 and his SAFe agile trainer certification in 2018.
He currently volunteers his time to serve as VP of Technology for the PMI MassBay Chapter and Webmaster for the PMI MassBay Chapter website as well as the VP of SImple Machines, an Open Source forum software company.
VP Business Development & Outreachvpbizdev@pmimassbay.org
Director of Certifications
John Morrison, PMP - is a project manager that uses Alliance Marketing to enhance client success management and strengthen sponsor and vendor relationships. He identifies and creates strategic partnerships between technology providers and industry specialists who seek innovative products and leading edge services for greater operational efficiency and productivity.
John has been active in supporting the chapter through a variety of volunteer positions - such as Director of Corporate Relations, and AVP of Sponsorship for the chapter's annual Professional Development Day. In his past role as AVP of Roundtables, John had great pleasure in leading the expansion of the program from four roundtables to ten!
AVP Curriculum Development
Dr. Sriram Rajagopalan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the University of Madras in India, a Master's (MS) degree in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University, Michigan, a business (MBA) degree in Management from Concordia University, Wisconsin, and a doctorate (PhD) degree in Organization and Management from Capella University, Minnesota.
Sriram works as the Vice President of Proposition Delivery with Aptus Health. Besides having established the Program Management Office (PMO) in Aptus Health and a Project Office in West Notifications Group, he has delivered numerous projects for clients such as eFunds, Northwest Airlines, CVS Pharmacy, Prime Therapeutics, US Airways, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and several pharmaceutical firms such as GSK, Novartis, AstraZeneca, Depomed, and Boehringer-Ingelheim.
Sriram became one of the semi-finalists for Kerzner award for process excellence. He frequently blogs and has published peer-reviewed scholarly international journals, Scrum articles, and PM Network on topics related to project management, agile transformation, and about the TONES© framework to middle management transformation through self-initiated post-doctoral work.
Sriram also engages actively in training project management and agile concepts including certification preparation through his own business, Agile Training Champions (www.agiletrainingchampions.com). He also is an active speaker on frameworks like TONES and PARAG to middle management transformation through project management. In addition to having published in International peer-reviewed scholarly journals, PM Network, and Scrum Alliance, Sriram also maintains a blog at agilesriram.blogspot.com.
Sriram also holds many professional certifications in project management (PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-SP, PMI-RMP, CSP, CSPO, CSD, CSM, ACC, IT Project+, SCM, SCPO, SCD, SAMC, SCT, and CSOXP). With extensive software development and project management experience in many industries, he promotes the scholar-practitioner approach engaging in numerous speaking engagements and delivering information technology and project management courses as adjunct faculty at Northeastern University and the University of Riverside.
AVP Nonprofit Outreachavpnonprofitoutreach@pmimassbay.org
Director of Study Groupsdirstudygroups@pmimassbay.org
As the Associate Vice President of Technology for the Chapter, I work with a wonderful team of professionals to ensure that the technology needs of the Chapter are met.