Luciano Mascari


Luciano Mascari, PMP, Managing Director, Abyss Program Management LLC

Luciano Mascari, PMP: Managing Director

Luciano is a management consulting and program management executive experienced in leading global cross-functional teams and organizations through the seas of change. He is a strategic and systems thinker experienced in leading product, system development, application deployments and organizational transformation efforts across diverse industries. He is well respected for his integrity and dedication to delivering what he promises.

During his career with Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq and Hewlett Packard, he has a track record in leading and mentoring executive teams to bring about business process, business operations and product life cycle improvement in 19 countries on 5 continents. This involved launching change management programs, program management offices, new products, human resource services, HRIS management, consulting services and outsourcing. He has created best practice solutions to identify, institutionalize and manage change necessary to obtain long-term profitability for his clients both internal and external.

He worked globally as a trusted advisor and mentor for program directors and executives, both internally and clients to turn around troubled programs and launch new programs. He developed global project management initiatives, including; program management competency development, knowledge management, program reviews and troubled program recovery. He developed and delivered program management courses on program risk management, global program management, business analysis, consulting techniques and soft skills.

At Digital’s Corporate International Engineering, based in Geneva Switzerland, Luciano brought about multinational business improvements, using emerging technology to model, analyze, automate and improve business processes, program management and team efficiency. This reduced the global engineering change order process cost by $250M per year. He worked as part of a global, elite executive consulting team using a holistic approach to organizational transformation, automation and product management consulting. This group did ground breaking work on virtual high performance teams and telecommuting. The techniques and skills combine people, process, and technology in what Luciano refers to as “Program Launch Consulting”.

Luciano’s own transformation began as a cutting edge leader in human resources and management consulting at Digital Equipment Corporation headquarters.

His adult teaching and coaching experience began as a college psychology and sociology instructor. He applied this experience developing corporate workshops and coaching sessions on team building, problem solving, strategic thinking, management of change, human resources, quality, problem solving techniques, etc.

BA in Psychology: State University New York at Fredonia

Masters Certificate in Project Management: George Washington University

Technology Managers’ Executive Program: Babson College