Ann E. Drinkwater

Intrinsically motivated, customer centric professional with extensive experience in technology project, program, product, portfolio and marketing management; full eLearning and software development lifecycle management for high profile clients such as: FEMA, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, American Diabetes Association, Arthritis Foundation, Reba McEntire, National Guard, Ulla Popken - US and International (multi-language/currencies), Sky & Telescope Publishing, as well as projects for large, big box retailers.

Holds four degrees and multiple certificates spanning twelve years of formal university training in business management, project management, technology management, marketing, leadership and organizational psychology.

Active author in the project management community with dozens of published articles in industry journals and resources such as: Cutter Consortium, Project Connections, Projects at Work, PM Boulevard and eZine Articles (expert author status) as well as a monthly PM blog columnist for Project Connections.


Senior-level project management (both strategic and tactical), program management, portfolio management, product management, SDLC, interaction design, eLearning, software testing, usability, technical and creative writing, marketing, vendor management, designing and implementing PMIS, Lean Six Sigma, ITIL studies, certified project manager (PMP certified since 2004), certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Master of Science in Technology Management (MSTM), DHS public trust security clearance