Seth Cooper

Seth Cooper


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Seth Cooper is a director with Baker Tilly Digital and leads organizations through all phases of complex digital transformation initiatives. With more than 17 years of professional experience, Seth focuses on program and project management, organizational change management and enterprise transformation management services.

  • Program management lead associated with the design and implementation of Indiana’s cybersecurity program management framework and implementation of projects utilizing NIST standard across a $17.5 million budget including intrusion prevention services, health checks and assessments, vendor controls, penetration testing, increasing public confidence and tabletop exercises and incident response planning
  • Appointed by Governor Eric Holcomb to the Indiana executive council on cybersecurity to assess cyber risk profiles, identify priorities and establish a strategic framework to implement over 20 cybersecurity initiatives
  • Program management lead associated with modernizing all components of the State of Indiana’s statewide voter registration system, which includes all aspects of the project management lifecycle from requirements development, design and implementation for over 40 projects across a $1.4 million budget
  • Presents annually at the Indiana Election Administrator’s Conference to over 500 attendees to achieve cybersecurity and modernization change management objectives
  • Developed a custom Agile/Waterfall hybrid project management methodology, which improved client user acceptance testing satisfaction to 99.8%
  • Solution architect for WCAG 2.0 standard to identify 531 findings to improve overall accessibility for voters with disabilities across 25 webpages, IOS and Android mobile devices, and PDF forms
  • Led the assessment, evaluation, roadmap, and planning activities to migrate hosting provider services, resulting in a client’s annual cost savings of 18%
  • Obtained Enhanced Electronic Poll Book certification and utilized testing protocol by developing a testing framework, which is now used across 60 counties and improved usage without issues to 98%
  • Advises on strategy for platform and system enhancements, review of system and operational issues, and ongoing evaluation of system performance opportunities
  • Supports system functions, which includes management of eight vendors, contract oversight, enhancement coordination and prioritization, facilitation of user acceptance testing, and issue resolution coordination
  • Assists in the development of the project management methodologies currently in use at Baker Tilly
  • Shaped and executed strategy to lead integration of Capital One and HSBC’s partnership portfolio in determining global footprint for 12 talent locations; provided program leadership and oversight to manage site and associate changes
  • Analyzed current state of credit bureau operations and worked with over 12 operation groups to develop an enterprise-wide credit bureau standards and policies
  • Led card analytics program through enterprise-wide changes that enhanced payment card data security in order to achieve PCI DSS compliance through use of tokenization, report enhancements and improved data stewardship
  • Utilized Tableau to identify, assess and prioritize key drivers to determine engagement impacts within the card operations organization; implemented three recommendations, which contributed to a 6% increase in employee engagement within the next six months
  • Improved card ops virtual teaming across 10k associates by identifying and leading improvement opportunities across technology, training, culture and performance management
  • Led agile delivery of targeted deals that were automatically applied to customer’s statements across Capital One’s credit card product catalog
  • Launched 3G and 4G technology upgrades to Sprint’s mobile network through management of site acquisition and construction vendors; managed disaster recovery operations and special event deployments across five states
  • Launched Cricket Communications mobile network in Austin, Texas, responsible for adherence to construction project management and site acquisition standards
  • Scrum Alliance – Certified scrum master
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) – Project management professional


Chicago, IL


Master of Science in project management

St. Edwards University (Austin, TX)

Bachelor of Business Administration in project management

Colorado Technical University (Colorado Springs, Colorado)