Stanley Neumann
Nashua, NH 03064   (603) 557-6921

Qualifications Summary

This resulted in a 600% revenue growth in just 6 years at Axceler.

Professional Experience

Senior Analyst and Project Manager
Blue Metal Architects, Watertown, MA, acquired by Insight   May 2014-Present

Blue Metal (as a subsidiary of Insight) provides high level services focused on developing best in class modern applications for and with our customers. As part of the Program Management Office, ensured the success of customer engagements by contributing in a variety of roles, including Project Manager, Scrum Master, Technical Lead, Business Analyst, Information Architect, Trainer, and Writer. Grew the overall excellence of the organization by demonstrating and advocating for more rigorous engineering processes, including broader understanding and adoption of Agile (Scrum) methodologies and the establishment of a formal and independent QA function.

Management Consultant
Assist emerging companies in establishing solid engineering practices    December 2013 - present

Director of Development
Axceler, formerly part of Percussion, Woburn, MA,    January 2006 - November 2013

Managed and provided technical direction for the entire development process, including development, QA and documentation for Axceler, a developer of tools that manage and add value to collaborative environments including SharePoint and Lotus Notes and Domino.

Products include:.

Strategy: helped to set direction for two waves of expansion of the company: first entering a new market segment (SharePoint management), and then acquiring echo Technologies to enter a new functional area (SharePoint migrations, document transfers and change management).

Staffing: Grew the ControlPoint team from 3 to 18, and developed the team into an exceptionally collaborative and committed organization - we have the mindset and energy of a startup, with the discipline and maturity of an established organization. With the acquisition of echo Technologies, also managed an offshore team of 18 that developed Davinci, FileLoader and ChangeManager.

Director of Engineering
BlueChip Technologies, Danvers, MA, (acquired by OMTool)    December 2002-2006

BlueChip provided forms automation, document imaging and document management for the Healthcare industry, including hospitals and physicians' practices. Directed sales engineering, development, professional services and support. Set product definition using focus groups and work with sales, customers and business partners. Established development strategy, including staffing, staff development, assignments, and use of contract resources. Injected technical credibility into sales and business development by taking a lead in discussions and demos with customers, prospects, and business partners.

By improving product reliability, product features, and support responsiveness, and through careful nurturing of relationships, turned around the attitude of the 6 largest customers from one of extreme frustration to enthusiastic supporters.

Development Manager/Architect
Lexign (formerly KeyFile and icomXpress, now part of Global360), Nashua, NH    January 2001-August 2002

Directed the engineering teams responsible for KeyFlow, the company's Exchange-based workflow product, and KeyFile, the company's document management product. Integrated those with electronic forms and digital signatures to create Lexign Suite, supporting secure electronic business processes.

Manager, Risk Management Services
iCOMS, Nashua, NH (an eCommerce service provider)    September 1999-January 2001

Starting from a simple concept, led the definition, design, implementation, and deployment of a new internet service designed to screen electronic commerce transactions for potential fraud

Consulting Engineer
Digital Equipment Corp. (acquired by Compaq Computer Corp., now HP)    January 1986-August 1999.

Products Include:

Approval Expeditor (a Mail- and Web-based administrative workflow system, layered on Exchange)

As architect:

As evangelist:

MailWorks for UNIX (a UNIX-based, SMTP/MIME and X.400 mail server). Brought direction, stability and morale to a group that was falling apart; improved support from crisis management to routine support, allowing time for development of features; participated in negotiations for transfer of the product to a third-party developer.

TeamLinks for Macintosh (an integrated office platform incorporating electronic mail, workflow, conferencing, calendaring, and file sharing). Lead the planning, and selection of object-oriented tools; developed a close partnership with customers to ensure the relevance of the product and to refine and validate the user interface.


Certified Scrum Master (Course taught by J.J. Sutherland)
Certified Scrum Product Owner (Course taught by Jeff and Arlene Sutherland)

MS Applied Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; cum laude
BS Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; cum laude | This resume is also available as a Word Document | Home