The Results You Want. Sooner.
Jeffrey Anthony
Technology Practice Leader and Chief Technology Officer
Jeffrey Anthony heads Synaptic’s Technology Management and Engineering practices and serves as the firm’s Chief Technology Officer.

Prior to joining Synaptic, he held senior global technology and business leadership roles at companies ranging from startups to US$30 billion global businesses throughout the United States, The U.K., Switzerland, Germany, Japan, and Mexico.

He has led the development of numerous innovative products serving industries such as
 Payment Systems
 Data Security
 Industrial Controls
 Manufacturing Systems
 Physical Access Control
 Fast Moving Consumer Goods
 Vending

Throughout his career, he has taken a disciplined approach to continuous learning in both emerging technologies as well as management theory and practice. His primary focus has been achieving continuous profit growth through continuous improvement in
 Customer-focused innovation methodologies
 Highly disciplined, systematic execution through Agile Project and Program Management
 Compliance to precisely defined quality standards
 Synthesis of proven and emerging technologies to create segment- and market- leading products
 Engineering capabilities through effective training and development

His mission at Synaptic is to help customers achieve the results they want. Sooner.

Jeffrey’s key practice areas include
 Methodologies
 Risk Modulated™ Project Management (RMPM)
 Distinctive User Experience (UX) Design
 Value Engineering
 LEAN Engineering Principles
 LEAN Process Improvement
 Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis (FMEAC)
 Platform Architecture

 Technologies
 Web Development
 Server Side
 NET including ASP.NET MVC, ADO.NET, WCF
 Linux, Apache, MySQL and Perl/PHP/Python (LAMP)
 Node.js
 REST API Design
 Cloud Computing Using OpenStack and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
 Client Side
 HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript / ECMAScript, jQuery, AJAX
 Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Silverlight
 Mobile application development on the iPhone and Android platforms
 Data security via Cryptography, Biometrics, and Smart Cards
 Telecom infrastructure components, particularly provisioning and messaging
 Credit / Debit card transaction systems
 Neural Networks supporting
 “Mechatronics” and Robotics

Prior to joining Synaptic, Jeffrey
  • Served as Vice President of Global Engineering at Mars, Inc.’s technology subsidiary Mars Electronics International (MEI), specializing in cash and cashless transaction devices (coin and bill acceptors) and systems (monitoring and transaction networks)

  • Taught as a Guest Lecturer (Pro Bono) at Lehigh University in the Computer Science and Business program

  • Headed Engineering and Product Development / Localization in the Americas for German Smart Card producer and systems developer ORGA Kartensysteme GmbH

  • Held a variety of positions at access control and security systems manufacturer Corby Industries, among them leadership roles in Engineering, Product Development, and Marketing


Jeffrey attended Penn State University and Moravian College and is a member of The Project Management Institute (PMI), The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).