Michel V

Chief Operations Officer


Chief Operations Officer

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Mr. Vachon is an experienced highly motivated executive with a successful track record in senior management leading large US Federal Government procurement contracts and multi-national operational initiatives. Excel in revenue growth strategies delivery excellence and scalable business model innovation. Career Highlights * Program Management, Project Financing and Risk Management * L-3 Communications - Senior Vice President: International and Special Programs Office Responsible for program management in international markets. * L-3 Communications - Senior Vice President: Instituted a Project Management Office (PMO) for Enterprise IT Solutions, managed an Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Center of Excellence based on ANSI-748 standard to support defense IT contract obligations driven by on-site business operations. Trained 200+ PMP certified PM candidates * American Management Systems (AMS) - Vice President: Set up a business development approach and developed a capture management team (business development, 'solutioning' (capture management) and proposal development) for competitive bidding under the US Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). * AECOM/DMJM - Senior Vice President: International Project Management Executive * Kuwait University Reconstruction Project. * US Corps of Engineering technical and management support in the Philippines and Japan. * DMJM International Operations * DynCorp - Vice President: Project Management - US Government Bureau of Prisons, Inmate Telephone System. Overall project management, software development, network management, system operations and maintenance, sub-contractor management and financial operations control. * DeLeuw Cather/Parsons - Vice President: Business development and negotiations of major transportation infrastructure projects in South East Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. * Entrepreneurship * Co-founded Viva International to provide privatized public sector services that drive government performance in emerging markets. * Uganda: Buganda Land Board - Establishment of a land tenure/management registration system. 10-year concession with estimated net profits in excess of $40.0 million * Pakistan: Karachi Electric Supply Company - Financial modeling and Advanced Collection Improvement Project using smart meters in collaboration with ITRON. * Founded ViVA Consulting, a business growth consulting services firm. Key services included: * Business Modeling and Strategic Planning - US Commercial markets * Program management and Business Development integration * Business process re-engineering to improve business development and capture capability for US federal contractors. * Founded ICC International an export company specializing in thermodynamic applications (heat flux calculations and life cycle costing) company in support of manufacturing, sales, and international product distribution in Latin America and the Pacific Rim.





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