Joe Baweja is the Abt Digital Public Health Lead with over thirty years of experience in software development, IT solutions, and project and portfolio management. Baweja supported the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for 20 years, and the intelligence community for nearly 10, in developing and delivering IT solutions that enable clients to better meet their mission. Joe has led a division with over $40M in annual revenue and 175 people, including the integration of a team gained via an acquisition, and strived to foster an environment of delivering innovative solutions to meet the customer needs. He is a project management professional and certified scrum master, and has participated in three Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) level 2 and 3 successful certifications. Baweja has also collaborated with U.S. Congressional staff during appropriations season as a subject matter expert for public health projects in over 100 meetings on Capitol Hill.
Baweja leads the growth of a digital line of business in the public health arena at CDC, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other Health and Human Services (HHS) offices.
Baweja has had a successful career building teams to meet and exceed customer needs by bringing the right resources together at the right time. He has led public health surveillance projects in the US (National Electronic Disease Surveillance System and the National Healthcare Safety Network), and abroad (the Saudi Arabian National Guard Electronic Disease Surveillance System), supported customer project management offices, and developed software solutions following enterprise performance life cycle and methodologies such as Agile Scrum, RAD, and waterfall.
- Project Management
- Portfolio Management
- Customer Engagement
- Team Engagement