I'm Aaron Poh, Associate | IT Strategist | Enterprise Architect | Management Consultant | Author
Aaron Poh's Bio:
Aaron Poh is a management consulting professional working for Booz Allen Hamilton with a specialization in Enterprise Architecture development, IT strategy, Business Process Reengineering and Portfolio Management. In his current role, he is a senior analyst working in Financial management. He has also served as an IT task manager for a $900K IT Management effort across 3 divisions with the Department of Defense (DoD).
Previously, Mr. Poh has supported multiple Department of Navy (DoN) efforts helping clients develop strategic technology roadmaps to drive IT investments and cost efficiency, develop enterprise architecture, implement knowledge management and records management best practices, support portfolio management and compliance, and build SharePoint.
Mr. Poh speaks often at events and has been a regularly featured speaker for the Institute for Supply Management. He is also a co-author of SPSS Statistics for Dummies released July 2015.
Mr. Poh graduated with a Master of Engineering Management (MEM) from Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering in conjunction with the Fuqua School of Business and Duke School of Law. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and Applied Mathematics and Statistics and a minor in Entrepreneurship & Management.
An active participant in various leadership roles, Aaron strives to impact the organizations and people around him in a positive way. He is a self motivator and enjoys developing creative solutions to further organizational success and promote positive cultures and campaigns. He looks to apply his extensive experiences across commercial and federal workplaces.
Specialties: IT Strategy, IT Roadmapping, Enterprise Architecture, Business Process Reengineering, Process Improvement, Project Management, Operations Management, Portfolio Management, Knowledge Management, Records Management, SharePoint, IT Investments, Financial Management, Department of Defense
Aaron Poh's Experience:
Consultant at Booz Allen HamiltonJuly 2013 - July 2014
o Responsible for independently driving assigned projects in support of senior executives across IT, HR, and Financial Management to drive IT efficiency and cost reduction o Primary enterprise architect and business analyst in the development of an IT Strategy Roadmap for a financial management organization resulting in a convergence and modernization strategy for an 80+ system portfolio to drive efficiency and cost savings of over $2M o Lead the analysis of a human resources IT portfolio of over 100 systems that identified capability gaps and overlaps to drive potential cost savings of over $500K o Participated in proposal and market analysis resulting in a $160K consulting project capture
E-Commerce Business Manager at BPLA Inc.January 2005 - July 2014
o Design and execute online business strategy, bringing its products to the digital marketplace resulting in a 300% increase in sales from existing sales channels
Project Manager, BME Design Project at Johns Hopkins UniversityJanuary 2012 - May 2013
o Manage a team of 3 to develop a rapid point-of-care genetic test capable of detecting single DNA molecules to test for genetic abnormalities such as cancer o Design, manage, and present findings in a technical proposal, final report, and PowerPoint o Present at professional events to faculty, industry professionals, and University clients
SAT Tutor at OmnitestAugust 2011 - May 2013
o SAT / ACT, academic tutoring, and SAT II in Math (Calculus, Trig. Algebra), Chemistry, and Biology o Improved scores by an average of 150 points on the SAT through adaptive tutoring methodologies
Systems Engineering Intern at Textron SystemsMay 2012 - December 2012
o Requirements (system & functional) development, derivation, and allocation in DOORS o Systems Architecture Development for requirements mapping o Systems Engineering Process Development, Organization, and Mapping, CMMI Compliance o Metrics Analysis, Tracking, and Reporting o Peer reviews for Tactical Messaging Design Documentation & SysEng AAI Courses
Systems Engineering Intern at CovidienMay 2011 - August 2011
o Requirements management & tracking using IBM Rational Toolset (80-100 reqs) o Test case & protocol development in Rational Quality Manager o Created functional test cases for automated testing of Nellcor functional requirements o Created a new method to automate testing of Connery's Saturation Pattern Detection (SPD) o Rollout of IBM Rational tools - configuration, organization, documentation, and training
Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton2014 - Present
Senior Business Analyst in the design of enterprise and process architecture used to drive audit compliance for a major financial management organization. Responsible for subject matter expertise in the design and execution of system and interface architecture used to drive IT cost efficiency and effectiveness. For headquarters of a major Department of Defense (DoD) branch, led a team of 9 across three divisions and am responsible for IT Plans and Policies, Vision and Strategy, and Chief Information Officer (CIO) support. Responsible for ensuring team deliverable deadlines, quality control reviews, and managing the project's cost, schedule, and scope. Lead Enterprise Architect and primary developer of the Enterprise Architecture portal used to allow for enterprise, segment, and solution architecture as well as business intelligence and data visualization reporting for the enterprise. Gather business and functional requirements to implement a records management tool using a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 environment to improve storage, version control, and dissemination of information across the CIO division.
Associate at Booz Allen HamiltonJuly 2015 - Present | McLean, VA
Aaron Poh's Education:
Duke University2013 – 2015Master of Engineering (M.Eng.), Engineering ManagementConcentration: Supply Chain and Operations
The Johns Hopkins University2009 – 2013Bachelor of Science (B.S.)Concentration: Biomedical Engineering and Applied Mathematics Double Major, Minor:Entrepreneurship & Management
Aspen High School2005 – 2009International Baccalaureate Diploma, HS Diploma, Valedictorian
The Johns Hopkins University2007 – 2007Non-DegreeConcentration: Biochemistry
University of Denver2006 – 2006Non-DegreeConcentration: Engineering
Aaron Poh's Interests & Activities:
Biomedical Engineering, Management Consulting, Movies, Music, Symphony, Orchestra, Volunteering, Tutoring, Duke, Johns Hopkins