Stewart hails from South Africa and is an accomplished business and IT professional with international exposure in the public and private sectors. His diverse and cultural exposure is a result of having worked in South Africa, the US, Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Switzerland, Kenya, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Lesotho and Swaziland.
His work experience includes faith-based institutions, development agencies and software technology and manufacturing companies. Stewart is a PMP-certified project manager, a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, an Agile Master, Scrum Master and formally trained in Risk Management. He has experience in the application of Scrum methodology in software development and previously certified and trained as an Accountant for Closed Corporations.
Stewart is currently on the staff of Adjunct Faculty at the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University and at the Metropolitan College (MET) at Boston University teaching Project Management and Agile Frameworks.
Initially coming from a formal financial accounting background, Stewart acquired his MS in Administrative Studies from Boston University achieving a dual concentration in E-Commerce and Innovation and Technology. During that time, Stewart co-authored and published a research paper: Beyond Borders in a Global Service Economy. This was published in the International Management Development Research Yearbook, Advances in Global Management Volume XIV, pp. 740-748.
He has successfully merged his accounting knowledge with all of his technical abilities to appreciate the technical, management and financial implications and interdependencies in any project. Positive customer responses and relationships emphasize his strong customer-centric approach in proposing and implementing solutions using his business analysis skills.
“I wanted to tell you that I am very pleased with Stewart's performance managing our account. He is action and solution oriented. We always count on him to assist finding resolution to our issues. He always delivers. In addition, his honesty, directness, and breadth and depth of knowledge is greatly appreciated.” - Fran H, Customer