Tim Leahy has been the Chief of the Technology Transfer Portfolio Management Unit in the Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) since 2016. Previously, he served as the Associate Director of the Program Management Office (PMO) at NIH/OER/eRA from 2007 to 2015. Mr. Leahy has held a variety of management and senior technical positions in the field of Information Technology, Quality Assurance and Program/Project Management over the past 30+ years. He specializes in IT application development and is an expert in all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), particularly the Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC) framework used at HHS. Mr. Leahy’s past certifications include CCNA, MCSE and Lotus Notes Developer. He has also been an ISO 9000 certified auditor and is an IV&V expert. Mr. Leahy currently maintains a PMP certification, as well as a COR Level II and a FAC P/PM Level III. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Towson University.