Professional Keynote Speaker, Author, Business Coach
Skip Weisman, a former professional baseball executive and professional speaker, business coach, and author, works with organizations that want to create championship teams and work environments that increases productivity, performance and profits. Skip’s presentations provide inspiring stories with lessons from his leadership career offering practical, state-of-the-art tips, tools, and techniques, to transform communication that leads to championship performance. Skip served 5 baseball franchises as CEO starting at age 26 leading teams affiliated with the Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets, Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Rays, and Texas Rangers. Since 2012 Skip has spoken as a keynote speaker to audiences as large as 1,500 at corporate and association conferences across North America, including 36 different PMI chapters, 16 PMI symposium keynotes, 45-session seminars and over 70 PMI presentations. In 2018 Skip published his first book Overcoming The 7 Deadliest Communication SINs: A New Standard for Workplace Communication, which is one of his signature talk topics.
Leadership Development Coach & Consultant
Bekka Prideaux Coaching and Consultancy
Bekka believes everyone deserves great leadership at work, that’s why she spends her time enabling technical experts sine as leaders while maintaining their specialist skills. She specialises in developing people to lead in projects and rapidly changing environments and also consult on the people elements of change programmes. Bekka is a world-class coach with 30 yrs experiences making change happen as a leader, project manager & coach, across a broad spectrum of functions in a wide range of industries globally. She succeeded in high profile roles including in Organisational Design with Cadbury Schweppes. She’s worked with household brands, businesses in the technical arena & with some incredible service businesses. Bekka has also run her own businesses & lead volunteer teams. She put clients first, listens, understands, energises & brings a different way of thinking. She is known for getting to the heart of the matter & seeing things from different perspectives, then finding pragmatic solutions that get results. Bekka is also the host of The Curious Choice Leader Podcast.
Principal and Owner
Michelle Yanahan, Principal and Owner of ChangeFit 360, is a passionate organizational change management strategist and thought leader with proven expertise in executing change management programs that enhance and grow organizational change management as a strategic business competency. Michelle has 18 +years of progressive business experience in leadership roles in operations, change management, IT and PMO development. Michelle holds a Masters in Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University and is CCMP and Prosci ADKAR change management certified. Michelle has been a featured presenter for ACMP, ATD, Change Management Institute, Change Management Review, PMI, OD Network and SHRM. Michelle is a Faculty member for the University of Illinois at Chicago, Elmhurst College and Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.
Career Coach, Agile Trainer and a certified Senior PPM Professional
Rami Kaibni is a Career Coach, Agile Trainer and a certified Senior Portfolio and Project Management Professional holding a bachelor’s degree in Structural Engineering and over 17 years of professional experience in Professional Development / Career Coaching, Portfolio / Program / Project Management, Construction Management, and Business Development. Besides holding multiple certifications in the management and business fields, Rami is also a member of many global organizations of which some are: Project Management Institute (PMI) and Green Project Management (GPM) in the United States, International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) in Canada, PMO Global Alliance, Agile Business Consortium in the UK, and International Association of Project Managers (IAPM) in Liechtenstein as their Senior Official in Vancouver, Canada and Jordan. Over the course of his career, he worked with highly reputable organizations and clients both nationally and internationally and have been deployed on high profile projects and PMO’s across Asia including the Gulf Region, Middle East, Shanghai/China and currently in Vancouver, Canada. As a Professional Development and Career Coach, he helps guide and mentor individuals who are looking for professional development to boost their career, individuals who are considering a career change, new graduates looking for a new job or have an upcoming interview properly prepare and achieve their goals. He also works with organizations to put customized programs for their employees professional and leadership development. As an Agile Trainer, he helps coach individuals and organization executives and employees in Agile Project Management. On the other hand, as a Senior Portfolio and Project Manager, he specializes in various aspects of portfolio and project management from initiation, planning, estimation, cost control, execution, quality control, monitoring and closing. He helps clients achieve the desired outcome for their projects. On a personal note, Rami is also a volunteer member of the Global Goodwill Ambassadors Foundation and a named Global Goodwill Ambassador (GGA) for Canada.
Project Manager, Business Owner, and Trainer
Clotilde is a Project Manager, Business owner, and Trainer. Her professional journey started in 2002 after a degree in IT, it was also her first contact with project management on the ground and guess what? She fell in love with this job and decided to make a career in project management. 11 years later she became PMP certified. 2 years after my certification, she joined the big team of PMI volunteers, in order to give back to the profession and to my community. Because she accumulated experiences and learned many lessons in various areas both in a national and international environment, in January 2018 she created The V-PMO (The V-PMO stands for The Virtual Project Management Office) to accompany and address individual and organisations in their project needs: Pre-project work, Project management, and Training.
Born and raised in California, Allison Primack has spent the last 8 years in Washington DC supporting some of the largest federal IT projects. For Allison, there is a thrill in tackling newly forming programs and strategically building organizational structures and processes that are scalable, easily consumable, and effectively meet their objectives. She enjoys being placed into situations that require her to solve complex problems, and creatively break them down to incremental solutions. Allison recently started a new project management role at Conquest Cyber following two and a half years at a Fortune 500 health IT company, where she has managed a variety of initiatives that have helped them develop and scale the Federal practice to best serve client needs. Allison is PMP certified and has earned her Masters of Public Policy from The George Washington University and her undergraduate degree in Communications from UC San Diego.
Speaker and Author
David Barrett is a professional speaker, regular blogger, podcast host, author of 8 books and project management education advisor to numerous universities in Canada. David’s career includes the creation and directing of a project management conference business called ProjectWorld ProjectSummit, a training company, a software development firm, a speaker bureau, a project management portal called ProjectTimes.com and a project management event series called ProjectTalks. Most recently, David has launched a project management video web site called ProjectBites.com
Entrepreneur and Business Adventurer
Federico is passionate about leadership & personal development, PMO, Portfolio, Program and Project Management, Business Continuity, Process Improvement, Coaching, IT, Sports and Music, but MOSTLY about PEOPLE!! Speaker, Teacher, Facilitator and MUSICIAN! Vast experience in Managing and developing Organizations and Teams in different Industries, Regions and Sectors all over the World
Valerie Zeller is Sciforma’s CMO. As such, she is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and monitoring the overall business marketing strategy of Sciforma PPM solution. Valerie Zeller is a growth strategist with more than 20 years of experience launching innovative software and middleware solutions in the U.S. and Europe. As a marketer, software enthusiast and process optimizer, her goal is to develop solutions that increase organizations’ productivity.
Change Coach, Facilitator & CM Practitioner
Meet Jay, your guide to energising change! As a certified Corporate & Executive Coach, Change Management Practitioner, and Project Professional, Jay specialises in developing change leaders at all levels so that change competency is embedded into the very fabric of an organisation. Through 121 coaching, Jay guides individuals in discovering their leadership style, building resilience, and navigating turbulent business environments. She thrives on developing adaptive project and operations teams, collaborating with organisational leaders to deliver change programmes swiftly and sustainably. Passionate about creating impactful experiences that fuel curiosity, connection, and change, Jay excels as a facilitator of personal, professional, and project change. If you're seeking an energising force to accelerate your change, get in touch.