Shawn O’Connell, PMP, OPM3

Director of Delivery Assurance

As Director of Delivery Assurance, Shawn O’Connell is responsible for driving delivery excellence and performance for Gurnet’s engagements. This includes maintaining a high-level of Organizational Project Management Maturity, while ensuring that Gurnet meets and exceeds benchmarked industry best practices. His responsibilities include the FlexPMO™, OPM3®, change management, and technology frameworks.

Shawn has over thirty years of experience in the high tech industry, including work in telecomm, biomedical, and clinical engineering. Shawn has consulted with Fortune 50 companies, mid-sized firms, and emerging markets  and has held leadership roles at Iron Mountain, SpaceLabs Medical, Partners Healthcare, Open Development Corp (ODC), and the United States Army. For two years, Shawn was Chair of the Program Committee for the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. Shawn has presented at multiple project conferences, including the GITEX Technology Week Global Conference in Dubai, and the UAE.

Shawn is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP), OPM3 assessor, and ITIL. He is a graduate from Regis College in Denver and holds an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.