Darryl Pendergrass


  • Provided program management to engineering IT products and services integration resulting from acquisition resulting in delivery ahead of schedule and cost avoidance of $1.9M.
  • Provided technical leadership and implemented an enterprise reporting solution with a business benefit exceeding $10M over three years.
  • Delivered enterprise project management solution enhancements, on schedule, under budget and produced a business benefit of $656K within one year, finance validated
  • Defined procedures and processes, conducted security audit, and planned and implemented an agile project management solution with a business benefit exceeding $537K within one year, finance validated
  • Documented test program processes enabling a transition to personnel as a result of business realignment with minimal disruption to on-going test operations
  • Defined and implemented statistical processes into test system software that reduced manufacturing testing expenses by over $2M
  • Authored and published the book - Suddenly a Caregiver.

Areas of Expertise

  • Program Management
  • Custom software development for the entire application lifecycle
  • Team building
  • Risk Management
  • Managing international technology team members
  • Project Management – traditional and agile
  • Data driven decision-making
  • Statistical analysis using Six Sigma with Minitab and Crystal Ball
  • Customer Survey creation and analysis


  • BSB/IS Degree, University of Phoenix, graduated with honors, 2008
  • Precision Measurement Electronics Course, Lowry Air Force Base, Denver, Colorado. Honor Graduate., 1981


  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, 2010
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, 2004
  • Certified Scrum Master, 2003

Employment History

Nokia Siemens Networks, 2011 to Present

IT for R&D Service Owner for 60 business services that support the software engineering community. The business services encompass over 2,000 tools used by the software engineers to develop products for our customers.

Manager of Information Technology team delivering services and applications for project and resource management, application delivery, and license management. Program responsibility for the integration of engineering information technology resulting from the acquisition by Nokia Siemens Networks.

Motorola, 1985 to 2011

Manager of Information Technology team delivering services and applications for project and resource management, application delivery, and license management.

Corporate Information Technology, software engineer and project manager responsible for the delivery of solutions within the Enterprise Project Management System covering the entire life-cycle. Network Sector, team leader responsible for web and desktop application development.

Space and Systems Technology Group, Scottsdale, Arizona, Software task leader responsible for development of automated test system software used in the production of sophisticated military hardware. Accountable for all phases of development from planning through deployment. Selected to serve on the division software leadership team chartered to improve and institutionalize software process improvements throughout the organization. Awarded membership in the Motorola Scientific and Technical Society for technical contributions to the group.

United States Army

Calibration/Repair Specialist. Three years bench experience with general purpose and specialized test equipment.  June 1984, assigned as section chief, responsible for over 400 pieces of test equipment and four tactical vehicles.  Supervised and trained eight calibration personnel, with additional responsibilities of Quality Assurance Supervisor.  Two Army Achievement Medals, one Army Good Conduct Medal.


Darryl Pendergrass

  • Software Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Program Management
  • Project Management
  • Six Sigma
  • Agile Scrum Master