Claudel Seide is currently managing projects for SunGard Availability Services, in the Advanced Recovery Services Group. He is co-founder and president of Global Reach Consulting Group, providing consulting services in project management, strategic planning and professional services. He is also a Program Manager with The Project Management Institute, New York City Chapter, since November 2010.

Prior to that, he held leadership positions at Globix Corporation, a global technology and application services company. During eight years with Globix, Mr. Seide held the following positions: Director of Network Services and Senior Project Manager, in charge of global network deployments, vendor and contract management. He also managed the implementation of a change management system for Globix.

Prior to Globix Corporation, Mr. Seide spent 10 years with Verizon Communications where he handled various assignments including planning & design of telecommunication’s networks, engineering management, project management and program management.

He holds an MBA from Long Island University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of NYU, and a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University School of Business and Public Management.

He is fluent in French, English, and conversant in Spanish. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of several not-for-profit organizations.