Based in Orange County, California, Riad Bacchus is the Director of Consulting Services with Neudesic, one of Microsoft’s leading .NET professional services firms and Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. Riad brings to Neudesic a broad technology & business background with over 15 years industry experience in custom application development, software implementation and project management.
Riad has had direct experience and responsibility in all aspects of software development throughout his career, including analysis, design, development, quality assurance, and project manager. He also has four years experience with software consultancy, three years experience with management consultancy and more recently five years experience with a large Financial Services company.
Riad has managed and mentored resources for projects of various sizes (3 to 25 team members). He is well versed in several different processes and methodologies, including traditional Waterfall, Agile development (RAD, XP, and Scrum), and Rational Unified Process.
Riad has built strongly focused teams, by providing direction and mentoring to associates. He has excellent customer facing skills and excels at setting and exceeding customer expectations. He is experienced in consistently delivering high risk or previously failed projects.
Riad received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, with an emphasis in Management Information Systems, from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is a Ceritifed ScrumMaster (CSM), and is currently completing his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through the Project Management Institute (PMI).
When not working, Riad plays soccer, hockey and is an avid runner.
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