Project Management – Vision Plan for ITS, the Future in Project Management Disciplines in NYS

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Chris Lloyd is the Chief Portfolio Officer for the NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) and oversees the ITS Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO).  The EPMO was established in 1999 to serve ITS and other NYS agencies in the role of a Project Management (PM) Center of Excellence, providing expert PM services, Project Portfolio Management and the issuance and maintenance of PM standards and policies. The EPMO is dedicated to increasing and sustaining project success for ITS and our partner agencies, participating in PM best practices, committees and workgroups.  

Chris' presentation will cover Project Management and the vision plan for ITS, the future in Project Management disciplines in NYS, and addressing common issues of interest, including management of agency project portfolios, controlling large-scale programs, and delivering lasting value to stakeholders and partners.


Presenter:  Chris Lloyd, Chief Portfolio Officer, NYS Office of Information Technology Services

Chris Lloyd is the Chief Portfolio Officer at the NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) where his responsibilities include Project and Portfolio Governance, Application Portfolio Rationalization, Financial Management and Experience Design.

Mr. Lloyd has a wealth of experience across several industry sectors. Prior to joining ITS, Mr. Lloyd worked at NTT DATA Americas (formerly Keane, Inc.), as a Sr. Program Manager and Client Manager with P&L responsibilities for select commercial and public sector clients. He managed business development, recruiting, and delivery of Project Management and IT Services. Prior to his role at NTT DATA Americas, Mr. Lloyd worked for the American Institute of Physics as the Director of Information Technology, Business Systems. His duties included managing a team of professionals responsible for delivery of all non-publishing IT services including strategic planning, budgeting, application development, data center operations, infrastructure management, help desk and training. In addition, he was employed at Credit Suisse (formerly First Boston) as a Systems Analyst where he was the primary Asset/Account Manager responsible for restructuring in support of merger and acquisition activity.

 Mr. Lloyd holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science.  He graduated Cum Laude from the University at Albany, SUNY, and holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute.

 Mr. Lloyd enjoys boating, golfing, skiing, DIY and working with children. He volunteers as an Adaptive Sports Ski Instructor at the Double H Ranch where he helps children with life-threatening illnesses experience winter sports activities. Mr. Lloyd makes children, the environment, health, and science and technology a priority with his free time.


Dinner includes Tossed Garden Salad, Rolls, Coffee, & Dessert (Lemon cake )

and Choice of Entree

CHICKEN : Chipotle Barbecue Chicken

FISH : Swordfish Au Poivre, drudged in crushed black peppercorns and sautéed with orange brandy butter

BEEF : Steak sandwich, potatoes Lyonnaise

VEGETARIAN : Roasted vegetable penne tossed with oven roasted seasonal vegetables and pomodoro sauce

Please join us on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at The Desmond Hotel off of Albany Shaker Road, in Colonie (see directions).

Attitude adjustment will begin at 5:30pm with dinner at 6:00pm, followed by the program starting promptly at 7:00pm and adjourning by 8:00pm.

Pricing for 2015-2016.  To ensure an accurate number of dinners, we have created an early bird discount for those paying in advance. $30.00 for Early Bird, PMI members;  $40.00 for Early Bird, nonmembers; and $20 for Early Bird students. To receive the early bird discount, please pay in advance. Those who do not register by noon on the Monday for the dinner and choose to pay at the door will not get the early bird discount and will be charged the $10 late fee - $50 for members, $60 for nonmembers, and $40 for students.

The early bird deadline for online registration is 12:00 noon on Monday before the dinner (cancellations after 12:00 noon on Monday will be charged the full meeting registration fee). Please note that registrations after the early bird deadline of 12:00 noon on Monday will be charged the full price as indicated above. Walk-ins on the day of the event are on a first come, first served basis with limited availability and will be charged the full price plus a $10 late fee.

For more details please contact: 

Carol Fitzgerald - VP, Programs , Tim Sorrentino - 2nd VP, Programs


Kimberly Thomas - Program Director for Chapter Meetings 


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