Jeff Oltmann

Jeff Oltmann is a seasoned leader with over 25 years of experience developing new products and managing successful programs. His specialties include strategy deployment, operational excellence, and project portfolio management. He is principal consultant at Synergy Professional Services ( He previously ran the Program Management Office (PMO) and a $60M+ project portfolio for IBM’s xSeries development facility in Oregon.

Jeff’s background is a unique combination of technology management, program management, and executive staff. His hands-on experience ranges from start-ups to program budgets over $100M, with worldwide cross-functional teams of over 100 members. He is on the graduate faculty of the Division of Management at Oregon Health and Science University. In addition to consulting with clients in a wide range of industries, Jeff teaches portfolio, program, and project management and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®).

Present and Past Affiliations

  • Concordia University Council of Trustees
  • Oregon Health and Science University, Division of Management, graduate faculty
  • Portland State University, School of Extended Studies instructor
  • Project Management Institute, certified PMP®
  • Institute of Management Consultants
  • Pacific Northwest Portfolio Management Roundtable, Founder
  • Technology Association of Oregon's Digital Health Committee

  • Oregon Bioscience Association, BioPro program
  • Open Technology Business Center, Board of Advisors
  • TechAmerica CTO and Engineering Executive Forum
  • TechAmerica Emerging Business Committee
  • TechAmerica Intellectual Property and Technology Committee
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Program Management Forum
  • Project Management Institute-Portland, Vice President at Large


Synergy Professional Services
11330 SW Foothill Drive
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 644-6433

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