DAVID L. BOONE, MSSM, CBAP, PMP
David is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) with a track record of employing distributed, cross-functional teams to conceptualize, define, design and deliver strategic, transformational process improvements and mission critical technology solutions. Using activity-based costing, value engineering and business process re-engineering techniques, as well as packaged applications, custom development and analytics, to achieve organizational objectives and gain competitive advantage, David delivers solutions for Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Supply Chain Management (SCM) . He is certified in Microsoft, Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP and Siebel technologies.
David acquired his consulting practice management and business development experience with the Big 4, Tier 1 integrators and major software companies, along with solid Program Management Office (PMO), Information Technology (IT) Governance and Quality Assurance skills. He is especially strong in strategy, business case development, process redesign and solution architecture, making him a key resource for marketing and pre-sales scoping efforts. David identifies, quantifies and articulates the business value of proposed solutions, and bridges the gap between IT, customers, stakeholders, vendors and other participants in the solution delivery process.
Prior to his consulting career, David was a Major in the United States Army, where he led Combat Engineer, Combat Support Engineer and Information Technology units, and provided staff logistical support services. He is career certified as a Combat Engineer, Geospatial Engineer, and System Automation and Acquisition Engineer. David is also a graduate of the United States Marine Corps Officer Candidate School (OCS), America’s toughest leadership development program.
David holds a Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California. He has done postgraduate work in Digital/Social Media and Human Resources Management at Harvard University; and additional postgraduate work in Project Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Best-selling business author (In Search of Excellence) and consultant Tom Peters profiled David (in his book The Tom Peters Seminar) because of David’s innovative and forward-looking ideas on business organization and operations. David has also been featured or cited in various other publications including the Internet Business Guide, PC Today and The Times of London.
A no-nonsense, ex-military officer with an entrepreneurial spirit, David started BRITE “from scratch” – cold calling, building relationships, securing clients, developing product offerings, and “delivering the goods” while achieving targets for revenues, milestones, client satisfaction and profit margin.