Greg Davis, Project Manager in Toronto, ON, Canada
Greg Davis

Project Manager in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since August 5, 2019
Greg has more than 12 years of project management experience in software implementation. He's looking for opportunities to leverage what he's learned and the efficient process/templates he's acquired. His specialties are Agile project management, requirements gathering, software selection, WordPress, eCommerce, Power BI, Filemaker, Salesforce/CRM, ETL challenges, and SEO.
Greg is now available for hire

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  • Senior Technology Manager | Project Manager

    2015 - PRESENT
    Real Food for Real Kids
    • Reported directly to the CEO as part of the company leadership team.
    • Was instrumental in bringing in strategies and tools from startup culture to integrate sales, product, marketing, and technology.
    • Oversaw two direct staff and several contractors, in addition to the production of the Filemaker database handling 20,000+ daily orders with complex allergies.
    • Created two eCommerce subscription ordering websites on the Shopify platform to successfully relaunch off-season and elementary school direct parent ordering at 60% lower system and staff costs (with API integration to Filemaker-based production database).
    • Developed a business-critical IT infrastructure for a 32,000 square-foot facility and 100+ employees spanning internal management of mixed G Suite and Office365 suites, a CRM system (Salesforce), and contract resources for network, application servers, and complex print management solution.
  • Engagement Manager

    2014 - 2015
    Blueprint Software Systems
    • Expanded my expertise in the domain of software delivery lifecycle covering waterfall, Agile (SAFe & DAD), and hybrid frameworks for delivering complex software projects for Fortune 500 clients; with an emphasis on different types of artifacts for requirements capture and delivery.
    • Acted as the product owner of key roadmap features (representing customers), launching new “Reuse” capabilities at several financial services firms maintaining redundant enterprise requirements.
    • Always exceeded services revenue pipeline and team utilization targets for customer success.
  • Project Manager | Business Development Lead

    2012 - 2014
    CH2M HILL Engineers
    • Gained invaluable exposure to a highly disciplined project-management and consulting firm in the physical engineering space.
    • Was recruited to help grow information management services.
    • Focused on software selection projects where ownership of creating proposals and executing on finding the right product fit for clients was key to information management being the top-performing EHS division in 2013.
    • Championed enhancements to business development forecasting.
    • Added CRM workflow automation and led new monthly calls to create three-month “commitment” reports.
  • Project Manager | Team Lead

    2010 - 2012
    Intelex Technologies
    • Carried forward my master's thesis work into a Toronto web-based software startup where product expertise was leveraged into consulting services for the EHS compliance market.
    • Thrived in a fast-paced dynamic environment with multiple concurrent projects with budgets ranging from $50,000– $750,000 each across varied companies in highly regulated industries.
    • Gained early career exposure to Scrum-based development teams and stood in as a product owner.
    • Was promoted to the position of a team leader in the summer of 2012.
    • Mentored a team of four direct report project managers.

Project History

  • Salesforce 2015 Deployment
    Successfully deployed Salesforce CRM technology for a unique B2C business case.

    Role: Project Manager

    I managed the client-side for the implementation of Salesforce CRM in 2015.

    It was a challenging project with substantial modifications on customer service layer to accommodate B2C subscriptions for daily food delivery service at high schools in the Toronto area.

  • 2016 Filemaker Food Production Database
    Successfully rebuilt and scaled up a custom Filemaker database for a food company.

    Role: Project Manager

    In 2016, we had a $200,000+ budget to update and increase the scale of use for a Filemaker database. It needed to include purchasing, warehouse, customer service, and issue-tracking needs.

    I acquired significant Filemaker exposure, development skills, and network of experts in my local area.

  • New Heights Climbing Academy Website
    Successfully rolled out a small business website for a local rock-climbing education company.

    Role: Project Manager

    I assessed the needs and found and worked with a web developer to stay within a limited budget for a web rollout.

Education

  • Master's degree in Environmental Science
    2007 - 2009
    Ryerson University - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Bachelor's degree in Environment and Business
    2001 - 2006
    University of Waterloo - Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Certifications

  • Front-end Web Developer Certificate
    MARCH 2018 - PRESENT
    World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
  • Agile Project Management Certification (APM)
    FEBRUARY 2014 - PRESENT
    University of Toronto | World Class Productivity
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
    JUNE 2011 - PRESENT
    PMI

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