|Melvin L. Wilson
|220 Walnut Avenue
|Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087
|phone: (610) 964-2553
Health Care/Pharmaceutical Consultant
Mr. Wilson has expertise in Health Care/Pharmaceutical program management,
outsourcing, account management, commercial Pharmaceutical IT executive
management, systems engineering for the DoD and product engineering. Mr.
Wilson has solid achievements in operations management, advanced technology,
program management, and business management. He specializes in bringing
parties together in a business arrangement that is mutually beneficial. He
provides operations and business development support to ensure an excellent
- VP Program Management & Business Development, VVIDSYS Consulting,
- Senior Manager, Life Sciences, BearingPoint.
- Pharmaceutical Program Executive, SAIC.
- Account Executive Corporate and U.S. Pharmaceutical Accounts, and
Director of Applications, SmithKline Beecham.
- Director, Account Executive for SmithKline Beecham's World Wide Legal
and Corporate Affairs functions.
- Director of Management Information Applications development and
operations for SmithKline Beecham, U.S. pharmaceuticals.
- Business Manager for text and Image processing R&D contracts as
well as R&D product development, Lockheed Martin.
- Research and Development program manager for large and complex
- Technology and Systems Engineering Manager for customer's on sight
operations. General Electric Corporation.
- Technical experience in Radar Analysis, Kalman Filtering, Digital
Hardware Design, Software Development and Data Systems Engineering at GE
Principle, VVIDSYS Consulting; 9/2008 -
VVIDSYS Consulting provides Engineering and Technology services for
the design and emplementation of Telepresence solutions including HD
Video, Audio, VoIP and Meeting Place conferencing. VVIDSYS also
provides Software Engineering services and application specific
Mr. Wilson is responsible for business development and program
management and cloud content management techniques. VVIDSYS offers a
©Zero Footprint PMO approach allowing clients to engage its services
with very low overhead and a focus on quality service delivery. Mr.
Wilson established and operates a Zero Footprint PMO for a VVIDSYS
contract with the US Department of Health and Human
Senior Manager, Life Sciences, BearingPoint; 9/2006 -
Mr. Wilson supported the win of the IPMG (Isotretinoin Product Manufacturers'
Group) iPLEDGE PMO (Program Management Office) program and was the iPLEDGE
Program Manager during the start up phase of the PMO.
Mr. Wilson was responsible for the development of new initiatives with
Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline and Merck. This includes Client
Relationship Development, Contracting, Account Management and Engagement
Management. He successfully increased BearingPoint’s exposure in all
Pharmaceutical Program Executive, SAIC; 9/2000 -
During this period Mr. Wilson served as the Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS)
Program Executive and J&J Account Executive. He was responsible for
program management oversight, relationship management, and business
Under a multi-million dollar fixed price contract with BMS, SAIC operated an
applications help desk, performed testing and deployment activities for new
and enhanced applications, and conduct maintenance and enhancement work on
BMS Pharmaceutical Research Institute (PRI) applications. Additionally, SAIC
provides IT, business process, and regulatory consulting services to BMS. Mr.
Wilson and the program team negotiated a series of multi-million dollar
contract extensions and managed outsourced operations with modified
agreements based upon the changed needs of the client. This also included
outsourced work in SAIC India. He established an OPX2 business management
consulting capability used by BMS.
Mr. Wilson was also the Executive PM and account manager for J&J for the
development of a PRI Compound Management System during the period from June,
2001 to March, 2002. This was a multi-million dollar project.
In 2002 Mr. Wilson participated in a $70M+ business migration win at a top
five Pharmaceuticals Company. He provided related Program Management
experience to the proposal team, he was on the Red Team, the Orals Red
Team/Prep Team, and he was on the White Glove Team.
Mr. Wilson sponsored numerous client strategy discussions, white papers,
proposals on innovative approaches to increasing Pharmaceutical industry
Mr. Wilson obtained approval from the PhRMA (Pharmaceutical Research and
Manufactures of America) organization for SAIC to be a member of the PhRMA
Science and Technology group.
Account Executive and Director of Applications, U.S.
Pharmaceuticals; SmithKline Beecham (Philadelphia); 04/2000- 09/2000.
Mr. Wilson was responsible for insuring the provision of technology service
to US Pharmaceutical Managed Care and the Regulatory organization. He was
responsible for the applications development, project management, maintenance
and support for US Pharmaceuticals Finance, Trade Operations, and Managed
Care and Regulatory functions.
Mr. Wilson provided the successful delivery of high system availability for
all applications within a very lean cost model. He provided new product
(Bexxar) Call Center IT Development and support staff. He managed merger
related IT activities in support of the SmithKline Beecham, Glaxo Wellcome
Director, Account Executive, Corporate Accounts;
Mr. Wilson was responsible for worldwide accounts management for Legal
Affairs and Corporate Affairs organizations where he was the primary
interface to all of SB's technology support services. He was responsible for
Technology Strategy and for coordinating tactical support. This includes
support for SB's Internet (SB.COM); SB's Intranet, Legal's Intranet, and a
variety of applications and databases.
Mr. Wilson was Co-Chair of the Legal function's technology team. He was the
prime investigator for the Legal function's knowledge management technology
strategy. He was the IT PM during a Federal Trade Commission's Second Round
data pull from SmithKline's US, UK, and Rixensart Commercial operations. He
was the PM for SmithKline IT in support of the Glaxo Wellcome/SmithKline
Beecham Merger Announcement exercise. He was the lead IT contact for "new
media" activity in support of Corporate Affairs.
Director, U.S. Pharmaceuticals Internal Services
Applications; 08/1997 - 03/1999.
Mr. Wilson was responsible for Account Management, Project Management,
Applications Development, and operations support for Finance, Trade
Operations, Human Resources and Information Technology organizations. He was
responsible for the Y2K certification of all applications in this area with
special attention to the order processing and accounts receivable
applications. Mr. Wilson was responsible for Electronic Commerce, primarily
EDI, for the revenue cycle and the supply cycle, and payroll. He was
responsible for the US Pharmaceuticals Data Administration function. Major
initiatives included an Order Processing Web Site; Web based billing system,
development methodology combined with time collection and planning tools, and
Customer Data base design.
With minimal increase in cost he supported a 46%+ increase in Orders,
Returns, and Invoice transmissions in 1998. He supported a 23% increase in
EDI transmissions and added forty-nine new Trading Partners; developed a WEB
based replacement (KEYFILE) Billing Archives system; developed and piloted
the Order Processing Web Site; completed the rollout of the new Sales and
Marketing ad hoc reporting system; added EDI capability to the payroll system
(PULSE). Mr. Wilson met all Y2K goals.
Director, U.S. Pharmaceuticals Applications
Technology, 08/1995 - 08/1997.
Mr. Wilson was responsible for more than 57 business information applications
supporting Finance, Regulatory Affairs, Sales, Marketing, Information
Resources, and Managed Care. Cross business initiatives included Electronic
Commerce, Information Warehousing, Document Management, Information Resources
Work Process Management, Project Management, and Applications Technology
He performed project management, requirements analysis, development, and
operations management with a staff of six Applications Managers, one Chief
Technologist, fifty-two associates, and more than fifty contractors. (The
applications suite spanned small to large systems including Microsoft Office
applications to SAP order processing, and complex document work flow
management for Regulatory Affairs. The environment is diverse, hybrid and
integrated with Mainframe, NT, and UNIX technologies forming a many-to-many
interconnected client/server environment.)
Completed the following U.S. Pharmaceuticals projects by September 1997: RAR
(Returns and Rebates) for Managed Care Finance, TOPS upgrade, "Simply Better"
IMHC (Integrated Managed Healthcare Contracting - Phase 1), IMHC Archive
System, PHOENIQS (Document Management for Regulated Medical Responses), RTIC,
SCORECARD, Sales Force Rollout and Realignments, Y2K Pilot, SAPI (Sample
Accountability system improvements).
Manager, Technology Product Development; General
Electric/ Lockheed Martin (Syracuse, Washington, DC, Valley Forge); 12/91 -
Mr. Wilson was the business Manager for Technology Development and Marketing
in support of an $800M+ information systems business. This included the
Program office for R&D, Technology Contracts, Applications Development,
and new Product Development. He was responsible for identifying and winning
new technology business. He was responsible for the business Technology
Mr. Wilson transitioned high valued research into customer funded R&D,
developed centers of excellence in Image Understanding and Natural Language
Processing, won a major National Research community Image Understanding
R&D contract, won a major National Research community Text Retrieval
R&D contract, won competitive and sole source Text Retrieval applications
contracts, initiated a 3 year $20M Information Technology R&D project,
and performed numerous presentations of technology products and skills to
existing and potential clients.
Manager, M&DSO IR&D Program; 04/91 -
Mr. Wilson was the Program Manager for a multi-million dollar Research &
Development program. He developed technology and investment strategy. He
coordinated activities between associated laboratories, marketed the R&D
program and successfully focused this program to deliver added value R&D
to our clients. He eliminated low yield research.
Manager, Technology Insertion & Integration
programs; 08/89 - 04/91.
Mr. Wilson was responsible for the profit, revenue, and staffing for three
on-site customer funded Systems Integration and Engineering Programs in the
Washington DC area. He achieved 90%+ award fees on all programs for all award
fee periods; captured a sole source program that provided twice the profit of
the most programs; obtained R&D funding to develop a prototype for B
level network security; obtained customer funding to implement processor
level network security.
Manager, Data and Expert Systems; 02/88 - 07/89.
Mr. Wilson was responsible for the application of Artificial Intelligence,
Parallel and Distributed Processing, Data Compression, and Network Analysis
Technologies to real-time operational problems in Telemetry processing and
Signal Intelligence. He won customer funding to develop a Neural Network for
the identification of artifacts in x-rays. He was co-author: Fast Mapping of
Gravity Equations on a Linear Array; SPIE 1989. He was the lead for a program
that reduced the processing time for Gravity Field Equations from the power
of in terms to a multiple of n terms. He won the General Manager's Award for
outstanding contributions to the Systems Integration business.
Senior Engineer; 08/84 - 01/88.
Mr. Wilson performed a variety of functions in a GE Information System
Business (M&DS) in Washington, DC. He designed the technical architecture
for a Software System used by navigational device engineers to build and
analyze inertial navigation models; developed AI algorithms for interactive
planning, re-planning, and, optimal path analysis under fault pressure for
semi-automatic satellite control and telemetry monitoring; performed
throughput analysis for the short cycle storage and retrieval of large
volumes of text data. He was the Research Project Manager for techniques to
develop and maintain an object-oriented database for non-technical users.
Engineer; 09/81 - 08/84.
Mr. Wilson was responsible for conducting Radar systems analysis and
simulation. He performed a variety of studies (by evaluating algorithms and
doing simulations) related to next generation Solid State Radar
configurations. He evaluated slotted waveguide antennas and he evaluated the
performance of Solid State Radar in Electronic Countermeasures environments.
Supervisor, Advanced Course in Engineering; 07/79 -
Mr. Wilson managed the activities associated with GE's fully accredited (in
NY) graduate program. He developed and delivered lectures, evaluated
students, coordinated student's assignments, recruited, hired, and
coordinated activities with the Syracuse University graduate school.
Advanced Course Program Engineer; 08/76 -
Mr. Wilson investigated the coherence properties of SONAR data and its
dependence upon the multi-sensory measurement geometry. He designed and
developed commercial Radio test systems for GE Audio Electronics Products
Dept. He developed Motorola 6800 microprocessor assembly software to perform
functional testing of LSI clock IC'S employed in GE electronic digital
radios. He designed, built, and tested an interface board used to transmit
digital and optical information from a radio chassis to a microcomputer.
Mr. Wilson built, debugged and implemented hardware and software on an
in-house developed microcomputer system used as a static test instrument for
logic boards, Integrated Circuits, etc.
Education, Awards and Other
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Syracuse University, 09/76 - 05/80.
B.E., Electrical Engineering, Youngstown State University, 09/72 - 08/76.
Major Programs and Specialized Training:
GE Advanced Course in Engineering Graduate; 12/79. GE Experienced Manager's
Professional Recognition Program Nomination, 09/85.
General Manager's Award, 05/89
Co-author: Fast Mapping of Gravity Equations on a Linear Array; SPIE 1989.