Dr. Adam Tacy
Adventurer, Author, Waffle Hunter
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MBA candidate at Imperial College London, with strong delivery experience and currently living in Stockohlm.

Application of innovation and creating value are keen interests of mine, having been a Chief Innovation Officer recently trying to spark innovation in a global account.

Technically, I have a PhD in safety related software and am an author of 2 best selling books on a Google Technology (Google Web Toolkit)

Outside work, you can find me up in the Swedish mountains on skis with a pulka or hiking in summer

Work
CGI
Director, PMO
2015 - Current
Managing Operational Excellence, including coaching project/engagement managers on delivery excellence as well as briefing up leadership chain on operational risks.
Imperial College London Business School
MBA Candidate (part-time)
2016 - Current
Self funded part-time MBA study currently in term 3 (of 3) of year 1 (of 2). Motivation: to better understand challenges I saw in previous Chief Innovation Officer role and to further open up career opportunities). Year 2 electives I've chosen are: Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital Finance, Private Equity, Advanced Strategy and Digital Business Final Project from August 2017 - looking for exciting topics around innovation.
Education
University of Swansea
PhD, Use of Synchronous Concurrent Algorithms in Development of Safety Related Systems
1994 - 2004
Imagine a way to reduce the costs of developing High integrity software - the software that is in flight control/medical/nuclear/defence systems. Typically several different mathematical models are used to describe various parts of requirements, design, and implementations of key critical aspects. They are costly to use and risk issues being introduced when going from one model to another. My insight was that Synchronous Concurrent Algorithms (SCAs) can be used to mathematically describe and prove both high level algorithms (design) and hardware implementations (FPGA and generic hardware). My contribution was to extend the standard notation of SCAs and introduce a meta-algebra that can mathematically (and automatically) translate an algorithm described as an SCA into hardware implementation described as another SCA (put very loosely: an algebraically correct method of compilation).
University of Swansea
BSc(Hons) 1st Class, Computer Science
1991 - 1994
Undergraduate degree in computer science; most interesting courses were the various mathematical theory courses; most interesting time was the exploration of beer and various charity fund raising events.
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43

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Stockholm, Sweden

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