Jennifer Tharp, the CEO and Principal of Mastodon Consulting, has had an accomplished 15-year career in which she has held several senior project management positions with major multinational corporations, including Thomson and Vodafone. Since founding Mastodon Consulting in 2003, she has worked with a diverse group of clients such as Genentech, Shutterfly and eBay.
Ms. Tharp has advised organizations on IT governance and corporate strategy, designing and implementing change to achieve strategic objectives and to maximize operational efficiency. A frequent international speaker on risk and strategy in technology organizations, she was profiled by Ziff-Davis Media in 2006 as a “Great Mind in Development.”
A thought leader and expert project manager, she served as President of the 2,500-member San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Project Management Institute.
Ms. Tharp holds a BS in Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude) from Indiana Wesleyan University and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).