Gagan Bhandari

Experienced Program Manager with Technical background
  • June 24, 2020

25 years of experience managing IT, Telecommunications and Public Safety projects in private and government sector. Delivered 20+ customer facing projects across multiple technologies with varied complexities, leading cross-functional teams while maintaining excellent client relationship and realizing ROI.

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United States of America
Bachelor's Degree


Electronics and Communication Engineering
Jun 2020 — Jul 2020
Masters Certificate in Project Management @ The GW University School of Business
Jun 2011 — Feb 2013


Project Manager/Senior Consultant
Apr 2019 — May 2020

Manage deployment of mMIMO and 5G technology for Sprint in the Washington DC and Baltimore market.

May 2016 — Jan 2019

Successfully completed full lifecycle of a business. Starting from planning and setting up the operations, operating day to day tasks including finances, P&L, vendor management, resource management, contract evaluations and negotiations.

Program Manager
Nov 2008 — Jun 2016

Manage and direct the deployment of Mission Critical Public Safety IT enterprise software and communication systems for Federal, State and County government.
• Managed multiple agency enterprise software deployment of PremierOne® CAD and Mobile software for Fire, Medical and Law that included interface development for third party applications like resource management, incident display, fire and rescue move-up modeling and recommendation and dispatch protocols.
• Work closely with sales team and conduct CDR and Gap Analysis.
• Spearheaded and successfully deployed a complex $60 Million mission critical Radio communications system.
• Managed 75 + resources in a matrix arrangement spread over multiple vendors, third party partners and in house team of PM’s, Engineers, Solution Architects, Business Analysts, System Techs and support staff.
• Generated new business resulting in $20 million of new revenue.
• Successful in cost savings of over $2 million.
• Improved the proposal turnaround time by starting the Fast-track budgetary proposal initiative.
• Complete ownership of the P&L of the projects including budget, revenue recognition and forecasting.
• Facilitating closeout activities, including lessons learned.
• Mentor and coach new PMs

Project Manager/Team Lead/ RF Engineer @ Multiple Companies
May 1995 — Oct 2008

• Worked on over 1000 cell Sites across 10+ customer facing projects.
• Testified as a qualified RF expert in 250+ zoning hearings across country.
• Rolled out Phase one E911 system for Verizon.
• Created an Access data base system for complete site tracking.
• Technologies worked – CDMA, GSM, Broadband, TDMA

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