Edward Johnson, PMP, CSM

Trusted Advisor


  • Project Management Professional (PMP®)
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM®)
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library Foundations (ITIL)


  • SharePoint
  • Office 365
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Clarity
  • Jira
  • Collibra

Functional Experience

  • Program Management
  • Project Management
  • Agile, Waterfall and hybrid methodologies
  • Transformation
  • PMO Governance
  • Change Management
  • Business Transformation
  • Post-Merger Integration
  • Systems Implementation
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Process Standardization
  • Stakeholder Management

Industry Experience

  • Banking
  • Medical Devices
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals

Executive Summary

Certified Project Management Professional and Certified ScrumMaster with 20+ years' experience with successfully improving overall Portfolio Management related to process and governance, utilizing the most effective PMO strategies and tactical implementation. Manages complex client programs, initiatives, and designs and implements processes to enable clients to improve performance levels. Expertly advises boards of directors, investors and C-level executives on realigning projects, programs, and portfolios toward business transformation goals.

Engaged at Prudential as a Technology Program Manager, handling several data initiatives within the Architecture and Technology Transformation programs with a focus on Regulatory Compliance (CCPA, SOC 2, etc.) Managing and reporting on all aspects of the life cycle, including the development of a Regulatory Compliance framework to be used to identify affected systems by a given regulation. The framework leverages several key factors, such as data retention policies, system dependencies and system clusters to allow for the proper timing and grouping of regulatory activities across the estate.

Senior Project Manager responsible for several projects under the Pillar 2 transformation at MUFG. Each project is in direct response to government demands around architecture, reporting, governance, and controls, including Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Independent Validation, times of stress, regulatory reporting governance, regulatory reporting policies and metadata content and tools enhancements.

Program Manager for PayPal total business data transformation initiative during post-merger integration. Consolidated all purchase data as well as seven disparate data lakes, creating a single data ocean. Created the overarching project plan and advised project leads, business stakeholders and project managers of essential improvements in the use of RAG status reports, milestones, and associated change requests.

Transformed and consolidated the accounting functionalities by implementing shared services centers globally for a large medical device company. Managed portfolios for the post-merger integration activities for the Law Group and Revenue Management. Liaised with the on-premises Microsoft migration team to develop new enterprise collaboration environment. Developed migration strategy and led the migration of two departments to Office 365.

Planned and executed separation of the carve-out for a global pharmaceutical company while minimizing disruption to the remaining entity and maintaining business continuity. Developed change management strategy as well as a precise transition strategy. Developed tools, templates, governance and meeting cadences and budget. Reported directly to the CEO Separation Management Office and executive shareholders. Project was completed on time and within budget.

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