Jeffrey Anthony Synaptic Three
Jeffrey Anthony
Co-Founding Partner and Chief Technology Officer

Co-Founding Partner Jeffrey Anthony heads Synaptic’s Technology Management and Engineering practices and serves as the firm’s Chief Technology Officer.

Prior to joining Synaptic, Mr. Anthony 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.

Mr. Anthony has led the development of numerous innovative products and services in industries such as

  • Consumer and Industrial Product Manufacturing
  • Industrial Controls
  • Factory Automation
  • Fintech and Payment Systems
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
  • Data Security
  • Physical Access Control and Security
  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Vending

Throughout his career, Jeffrey has taken a disciplined approach to continuous learning in both emerging technologies as well as management theory and practice. His primary focus has been helping clients achieve continuous profit growth through continuous improvement in

  • Risk Modulated Project Management℠
  • Synaptic Enterprise-Wide Cost Reduction℠
  • Customer-Focused Innovation Methodologies
  • Quality Management
  • Synthesis of Proven and Emerging Technologies to Create Segment- and Market- Leading Products
  • Engineering and Engineering Management Capabilities Growth Through Effective Training and Development


Jeffrey Anthony's 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℠)
    • Value Engineering
    • LEAN Engineering Principles
    • LEAN Process Improvement
    • Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis (FMEAC)
    • Distinctive User Experience (UX) Design
    • Platform Architecture
    • Systems Theory
  • Technologies
    • Product Engineering and Manufacturing
      • “Mechatronics”
        • Electronics Engineering
        • Mechanical Engineering
        • Embedded Computing
      • Robotics and Factory Automation
      • Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Web Development
      • Server Side
        • Cloud Computing
          • Google Cloud Platform
          • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
          • Microsoft Azure
        • .NET
        • Linux, Apache, MySQL and Perl/PHP/Python (LAMP)
        • Node.js
        • REST API Design
        • Telecom Infrastructure Components, Particularly Provisioning and Messaging
      • Client Side
        • HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript / ECMAScript, jQuery, AJAX
        • Bootstrap and Ionic
        • Mobile Application Development on iPhone and Android
        • Data security via Cryptography, Biometrics, and Smart Cards
        • Credit / Debit card transaction systems
    • Advanced Computing
      • Neural Networks
      • AI and Heuristics
      • Data Analytics
      • Data Mining
    • Fintech
      • Blockchain
      • Cryptocurrencies
      • Money Laundering Detection
      • Counterfeit Detection
        • Currency
        • Documents
        • Consumer Goods

Prior to Co-Founding Synaptic, Mr. Anthony

Served as Vice President of Global Engineering at M+M Mars' technology subsidiary Mars Electronics International (MEI), specializing in cash and cashless transaction devices (coin and bill acceptors) and systems (monitoring and transaction networks)

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 also serves as a Guest Lecturer (Pro Bono) at Lehigh University in the Computer Science and Business program, and has taught the year-long Capstone Course in Product Development in the Computer Science and Business program for more than a decade. He is also at work on a theory-lite / practice-heavy field manual for his service marked Risk Modulated Project Management℠ (RMPM℠) methodology.

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).

For ongoing updates, Jeffrey Anthony, Synaptic Partners and Associates, and, on occasion, Synaptic clients informally share day-to-day experiences and ideas at http://todayatsynaptic.blogspot.com/