Hi, I'm Pamela, SVP of Projects at Cantina. My job is to ensure that we have the best people, practices and processes to help our clients innovate, grow, and thrive. With over 30-year‘s experience as a leader and 22 years working internationally , I have a diverse background in service strategy and solution development. Industry experience includes retail, finance, healthcare, logistics, and telecommunications. I help our clients succeed through building long-term strategies that transform organizations’ revenue models, operations, and customer experiences.
Before Cantina, I managed a team in Sweden at the global retailer H&M. My team provided WiFi in-stores to help drive foot traffic, increased efficiency via Cloud technologies, and improved customer call centers. I also helped H&M achieve aggressive expansion and cost-reduction goals by developing an IT service portfolio and negotiating global contracts with IT service providers supporting all 4,700 stores in 67 countries.
Other projects I’m proud of include: successfully launching a program to consolidate a retailer’s five companies into one ERP solution-providing a consolidated and standardized corporate view; implementing a new CRM solution to improve customer support desk services; and developing service, business, and pricing strategies for a mobile operator, telecommunications providers, and an online bank.
"People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost." - Dalai Lama
Areas of Expertise & Interest:
Strategy and business development, discovery workshops, project management, Practical Project Steering (PPS), PROPS Project Management Model, Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP, electronic fund transfer (EFT), customer relationship management (CRM), Microsoft Sharepoint/Teamroom, UNIX, C, SQL, Pascal, Basic, Taleo, and Profix.
Other Fun Facts:
My secret ambition is to be a rock ‘n’ rollr, havingonce sung backup in a band. I am an aspiring singer-songwriter, play the guitar, and am a self-proclaimed linguaphile and Francophile. In short, I love music, language, and words.
B.A., Wellesley College - Philosophy and Computer Science