Claudel Seide is the CEO of GRCGI (grcgi.com). He served in leadership positions at many corporations, including Verizon Communications (a global communications & technology leader), Globix Corporation (a global technology and application services company), NEON Communications Group, Inc., Quality Technology Services, and Sungard Availability Services (providing mission critical IT solutions in business continuity, disaster recovery, cloud, consulting, data center & colocation services). Mr. Seide has worked with senior executives at every level of the organization, and managed high-performance teams of highly skilled professionals on a global scale, leading the implementation of complex projects involving very large capital expenditures.
Mr. Seide has held executive positions in the non-profit sector since 2004, serving on the Board of Directors of ‘Haitian Americans United for Progress’ (2004-2011), the Association of Haitian and American Engineers (ADIHA) and The Haitian Roundtable (HRT). He managed the Career Development Program for the Project Management Institute, New York City Chapter, from 2010 to 2015. He served on the Annual PMI NYC Symposium planning team, from 2010 to 2017. He has been a Presenter at Panel Discussions and Career Development Programs, including PMI, New York City Chapter, and the Annual Teen Leadership Summit hosted by Jack and Jill of America.
Mr. Seide holds a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Long Island University, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from New York University, School of Engineering; and a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University. He completed a Leadership Training Program at Dale Carnegie Institute. He holds a Securities License (Series 6 & 63), and the Global Credential of “Project Management Professional” or PMP®. He is a member of the Project Management Institute. He received the “President’s Club” Award during his tenure with Globix Corporation, and many other recognitions throughout his career.