Lynda Bourne, DPM, PMP, is an active PMI member focused on key aspects of organizational management including Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3)® and stakeholder management. Professionally, she has authored books on stakeholder management and is a PMI SeminarsWorld® presenter. Read Lynda's posts.
Roger Chou, PgMP, is director of Advanced Business Consulting and President of the Institute of Taiwan Project Management (ITPM). Roger has provided project management training and consulting for companies throughout Taiwan, such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc., China Steel Corporation and Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd. He is the author of Be a PMP Gold Medal Winner and a recipient of the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award. He is now promoting the passing of a Project Management Act in Taiwan's Legislative Yuan, which will deeply root the language of Project Management Professional (PMP)® in the business practices of Taiwan. Read Roger's posts.
Jim De Piante
Jim De Piante, PMP, graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida in Computer Information Systems. He joined IBM in 1984 as a software engineer and has since received the organization's highest certification level--Executive Level Project Manager. He has managed projects for IBM Brands, IBM Global Services, IBM Engineering Services, ibm.com and IBM Research. He often speaks at project management events around the world, including PMI global congresses. He is currently living outside of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Read Jim's posts.
Bernadine Douglas, MS, PMP, is a certified project manager, coach, and mentor, with experience in program and portfolio management. She has made significant process improvement, change management and career development achievements for companies. She has worked in many industries, including broadcasting, manufacturing, education and law. With an international focus, she has held a high-profile in Fortune 500 corporations, small companies, private industry, and church organizations. She earned her MS degree in Computer Systems Management from University of Maryland University College. Read Bernadine's posts.
Hajar Hamid, PMP, has industrial background in software development, banking, logistics, biometric security and R&D, serving clients from government agencies and private sectors. For the last 6 years, she has been more involved in project implementation and coaching. Read Hajar's posts.
Marian Haus, PMP, has a technical background in software engineering, with focus on web technologies. His technical background is complemented with project management expertise and project leadership experience.
He started managing agile teams and projects in small European software-development companies and continued managing large enterprise projects, with cross-functional project teams, for an iconic Silicon Valley company. He lives in Germany. You can follow Marian on Twitter: @marianhaus. Read Marian's posts.
Dmitri Ivanenko, CAPM, PMP, is a project management consultant and founder of PM in Practice.Net, an online portal for practical tools and ideas for project management. His research focuses on practical side of project management, organizational behavior and the design of process driven structured approaches to project management within organizations. Dmitri hosts workshops and webinars that focus on sharing of practical ideas on project management among participants from various fields and experience levels. Read Dmitri's posts.
Saira Karim, PMP, is a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® and Project Management Professional (PMP)® trainer, course developer and a management development and soft skills trainer. She is the founder of Project Arab Gulf, a web site focusing on Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) region projects and project management. She has 10 years of public and private sector work experience from the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Read Saira's posts.
Kevin Korterud is a senior manager in a global consulting firm and currently serves as a subject matter expert in the area of Project and Program Management. He has more than two decades of experience leading global projects and programs in the energy, telecommunications and software industries. In his firm, Kevin is a leader in developing high performance practices and tools for project management. He also specializes in PMO, risk management and governance disciplines working with executives in Fortune 500 firms. Kevin has spoken at industry conferences regarding innovations in project management and technology.
Kevin holds a BS in Computer Science from the Ohio State University and a MBA from Central Michigan University. He and his family live in the Midwest United States. Read Kevin's posts.
In 1983, Bill Krebs began his career working as a developer, performance engineer and consultant at IBM. Since 2001, he's used and taught Agile software development methods such as scrum and lean to more than 1,000 engineers and managers worldwide. He's presented at Agile conferences, IBM Research and served as the co-chair for the IBM Academy of Technology Conference on Agile.
Bill's is now the owner of Agile Dimensions LLC and is a trainer and consultant at Davisbase LLC. He is also a certified ScrumMaster, certified MBTI facilitator, and completed his Certificate in Virtual Worlds. He is a member of Agile RTP, Agile 3d, IEEE, ACM, Scrum Alliance, Agile Alliance and PMI. Read Bill's posts.
Geoff Mattie has more than 18 years experience providing innovative technology solutions, operations support, and consulting for clients ranging from Small and Medium Businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Read Geoff's posts
Conrado Morlan, PMP, PgMP has more than 15 years of experience managing programs and projects in the Americas, Europe and Asia and leading multigenerational and multicultural project teams. Mr. Morlan is a frequent guest speaker at PMI congresses in North America and Latin America. He is an avid volunteer with several PMI chapters, is a contributor for PMI Community Post and INyES Latino and a blogger at http://thesmartpms.posterous.com. Follow him on Twitter @thesmartpms. Read Conrado's posts.
Mário Henrique Trentim
Mário Henrique Trentim, PMP, PMI-RMP, is an engineer with more than 10 years of experience in project management. He is author of three books, including "Managing Stakeholders as Clients," published by PMI in 2013. He is also professor, coach and consultant in project, program and portfolio management. Mário works at the Institute of Aeronautics and Space, Brazilian Air Force, as PMO manager, responsible for strategic planning, programs and projects in defense, aerospace and aeronautics. Read Mário's posts.
Ismael Peral, PMP, has worked as a management consultant for the past eight years. Before that, he was an IT consultant, implementing SAP in companies across several industries, such as telecommunications, chemicals, oil and transports. He holds an industrial engineering degree from the Universidad de Comillas (ICAI) in Madrid and an MBA from HEC Business School in Paris.
Michelle Brown a Communications Specialist at PMI. She has 20 years of communications experience, including having owned a communications consulting company. She has also worked in various communications roles for Sedona Corporation, the Institute for Scientific Information, Andrews Publications and The Times Herald in Norristown. She holds a Masters degree in Education from Cabrini College and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Millersville University.
Cyndee Miller has been an editor with PMI's PM Network for nearly eight years. Prior to that, she worked for several business magazines including Marketing News and Targeting Market News. Read Cyndee's posts.
V. Srinivasa Rao (VSR)
V Srinivasa Rao (known as VSR) is the senior vice president and Global Head - Networks, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud, Security, Social, Sensors (NMACS) at Tech Mahindra and Mahindra Satyam. He is responsible for growing global Oracle business at Mahindra Satyam. VSR specializes in vision, strategy, leadership, organization's transformation programs management, advisory & decision support; partner relationship management; customer relationship management; thought leadership; new solution life cycle management; talent management and social entrepreneurship. Before joining Mahindra Satyam, VSR worked with Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, and iGATE Global Solutions. He is the recipient of CEO Excellence Awards at iGATE & Infosys. VSR is the author of the book Ignite the Minds - Build a New India. Read VSR's post.