|Tom Purdy, PMP
Senior Project Manager
A project management consultant leading multidisciplinary teams including client, supplier, carrier and advisory personnel. Certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP®) by the Project Management Institute (PMI), project management’s leading global professional association.
Tom Purdy is the President and principal consultant of Project Prime Inc. He has over 30 years of project management experience, including many years in product/service development, strategic planning, marketing and consulting. His strong talents as a project manager is complemented by broad knowledge and expertise in requirements definition, systems design, wired and wireless broadband technologies, voice and data networking, and operational support and billing systems.
The early part of his career was focused on software-based system and product development. Later, he led strategic planning, product/service development, and rollout of innovative call center management systems, digital switching systems and voice recognition and response systems. More recently, he led the rollout of cellular/PCS services and networks, and the start-up of broadband wireless businesses and services. He now focuses on providing project management consulting services to a wide range of companies and other organizations, including users and suppliers in the information and communications industry sector.
Tom Purdy was educated in Computer Science (B.Math, University of Waterloo) and Business (D.B.A., University of Toronto). He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). He has served as Director and Secretary of IEEE Canadian Foundation, and Industry Advisor to Ryerson University. He is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP®) by the Project Management Institute (PMI), project management’s leading global professional association.