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The HUB Spring Speaker Series continues April 21 with Andrea Singer

April 15, 2011

Kelly Homan Rodoski
(315) 443-3784

Andrea Singer, managing director with JPMorgan Chase Worldwide Securities Services, will be the next guest of The HUB 2011 Spring Speaker Series on Thursday, April 21.

singerSinger will present “Managing Projects in a Globally Distributed Operating Environment.” The event will begin at 5 p.m. in the Katzer Collaboratory, Room 347 of Hinds Hall, and is free and open to the public.

Singer will be joined by Ben Carlucci ’09, project analyst with JPMorgan Chase Worldwide Securities Services, as they discuss the realities of managing projects across time zones, cultures and matrix reporting organizations; gathering requirements from a global-user base; the challenges of implementing an “agile” project approach in a waterfall environment; and steps along the way to a career path in project management.

As head of Client Service Transformation for JPMorgan’s Worldwide Securities Services business, Singer is responsible for a global project portfolio inclusive of a variety of process re-engineering and large technology project development and deployment. Current projects include development of a new client service workstation to support institutional client inquiries, implementing a client information model and automating client facing reporting scorecards.

Singer has more than 20 years of experience implementing technology solutions to improve service delivery to clients and to streamline operations across both retail and wholesale banking operations. She spent five years leading firm-wide merger integration activities with overall program and project management responsibilities for major conversion events. She was the lead program manager for JPMC working in collaboration with SU to develop the Global Enterprise Technology (GET) curriculum at SU.

About the Collaboration
In June 2007, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Syracuse University established a unique corporate-university collaboration and joint venture. The purpose of the collaboration is to develop education and work experience innovations in the area of financial services information technology, leveraging each other’s knowledge and expertise in the building of a best-in-class curriculum for entry-level technologists and to collaborate on projects of joint interest that provide value to both organizations and to society. The expanded collaboration, called The HUB, was launched in 2009 to include other companies and universities. For more information about the collaboration, visit http://www.globaltechhub.org.

About JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at http://www.jpmorganchase.com.

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