Roger J. Ratzenberger, Jr., PMP

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Senior Engineering Manager

An accomplished and versatile senior engineering leader with a strong technical background, Roger J. Ratzenberger, Jr. has a successful track record of managing multiple, concurrent, complex software development projects, streamlining operations, increasing productivity and reducing costs. His strategic vision and hands-on, collaborative leadership style elevates employee engagement and productivity.

Roger possesses significant software lifecycle development experience as a Developer, Architect, Designer, Integrator, Technical Lead, Project Lead and Manager. He has chronicled achievements in highly regulated environments across a diverse set of project domains: Helicopter Cockpit Controls and Displays; Radar Systems; Communications, Command, Control and Intelligence (C3I) systems; Tabletop Inserters; Mailing Machines; Cryptography; Communications Security; Postal Security Devices; Address Cleansing and Address Printers.

"He is a keen technologist equally able to lead as well as provide team participation. He has an appreciation for both roles."

Dale French, Director, European Engineering, Pitney Bowes

Skilled in building and leading teams, he cultivates project, functional and technical leadership through coaching, training and mentoring. Roger posseses strong project management skills and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and member of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

“Roger is an accomplished software manager. He managed both individual software projects as well software engineering groups. He has a broad experience with embedded software for machine/motion control, encryption and security subsystems. He managed complex projects with critical launch schedules and through his organizational skills and dedication successfully turned around struggling projects. He is well respected by both his subordinates and superiors, great team player.”

Wojciech (Al) Chrosny, Director, Engineering, Pitney Bowes

Roger assembled a center of excellence for all mission-critical security product and infrastructure development responsible for protecting the annual management of over $20 B in postal funds. His organization effectively removed security concerns from the critical path of new product development projects while delivering significant cost savings (multi-million dollar) that resulted in a 50% reduction in development/support staff. Time to market was improved dramatically as a result of unprecedented reductions in the time required to achieve new postal meter approvals. He chaired the Key Management System Steering Committee and interfaced with International Postal Authorities and product teams as the Product Security Liaison.

Named on 10 United States patents and several International Patents, Roger was awarded the 2007 Pitney Bowes Inventor of the Year for a patented invention that enhanced the profitability of the DM Series™ mailing system, delivering increased customer value and productivity.

An advocate of continuous learning, Roger holds a BS in Computer Engineering, an MS in Computer Science, an MS in Management Engineering, and an MBA.

 “Roger is not just a highly-skilled professional and strong coach and mentor. In addition to his extremely advanced technical skills, Roger is a consummate team player and leader, who can drive a group to exponential results, with clear articulation, positive reinforcement, and grace under pressure.”

Melissa Hennessey, Managing Director of Field Marketing, Cognizant Technology Solutions

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