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Edward C. Leydon

Washington, DC, USA
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Edward Leydon is an influential leader with proven success in creating PMO frameworks, devising best practices in Program/Project Management, and coordinating with program heads and senior leadership of the organization. Edward is currently Project Management Office (PMO) Head with Computercraft at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). His employment history includes key accomplishments as Staff Systems Engineer and Engineering Program Manager at Lockheed Martin, PMO Director at Honeywell Aerospace and Director of PMO and Strategy at Beacon Red.

Edward has a track record of designing and executing enterprise programs by establishing vision, influencing team members, and setting direction to deliver consistent results on time, within budget, and complete scope requirements. He has a rich background in deploying several right-sized PMO frameworks by identifying the specific appropriate level of oversight and proposing solutions to deliver consistent results. He has a history of increasing project efficiencies, scalability, and adaptability by managing business operations, developing system as per company standards, and using lean/agile processes.

Edward has led successful enterprise-level $100M+ annual budget transformational business initiatives working with leadership teams and executive (C-Level) leadership managing program performance budget, schedule, scope, resources, and critical deliverables. In addition, he has a passion for sharing his expertise and is a successful coach, trainer, and mentor. He has worked on developing teams in China, Czech Republic, India, Puerto Rico, UAE, UK and USA.

Edward 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), Certified SAFe® 5 Program Consultant (SPC), Design For Six Sigma (DFSS) Green Belt and has received many other awards and recognitions throughout his career. He can be contacted at

 Profile created 11 October 2022

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