House of PMO
Eileen works with Boards, Executives, Sponsors, Project Managers, Project Teams and PMOs to improve their programme and project delivery capability. Her approach ensures that a pragmatic approach is taken to programme and project delivery, grounded in research and best practice, tailored to suit the culture and maturity of the organisation. She works across a wide range of industry sectors including transport, defence, financial services, pharmaceuticals, defence, utilities and the public sector.
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.
Jenkins & Associates, Inc
Curtis L. Jenkins, Author, Award-winning Project Management Professional, Keynote Speaker, Forbes contributor, and Philanthropist, is an innovative business advisor who focuses on servicing small to midsize companies. He specializes in enabling clients’ strategic growth by concentrating on the company vision, business strategy alignment, culture, operations, and key projects. Curtis’ approach is based on his trademarked – REALIZATION FRAMEWORK EXPERIENCE® His new book "Vision to Reality, Stop Working, Start Living" details this approach and serves as a guide to business leaders who want to grow their companies to 7 and 8 figures. Curtis’ career spans 20+ years as a Project Management Executive in Mergers & Acquisitions, Global Information Technology Projects, Lean, Six Sigma, and Management Consulting in many industries.
The Healthy Project Coach
Known as the healthy project coach, Health Well Done author and president Cathy Dolan Schweitzer works as a Senior Project Manager at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and combines her PM background and M.A. in Experiential Health & Healing into her business. As a pioneer in the patient experience economy Cathy’s mission is to lead teams to simply plan and build for the future around what is best for the patient, the people/medical professionals and the planet. She is a certified virtual speaker and is often invited by organizations, associations and educational institutions to provide inspiring program on coaching, team facilitation and people centered leadership.
Chief Product and Marketing Officer
Ben is the Chief Product and Marketing Officer at UMT360, responsible for the strategic direction and worldwide go-to-market activities for UMT360’s Strategic Portfolio Management solutions. An accomplished enterprise software executive, Ben brings more than a decade of experience building innovative Portfolio Management solutions that have helped global 2000 companies align investment decisions with strategic priorities.
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
Joe Perzel has been leading projects of all sizes and managing staffs since 1982 in both a corporate and vendor capacity. He has a background in multiple industries such as healthcare, insurance, finance, government, manufacturing, non-profit and education. Presently Joe is Partner JPerzel Inc. as well as Program Manager at Surescripts LLC. He has previously held leadership positions at Cargill, Thomson Reuters, MN Workers Compensation Bureau and International Multifoods. Joe has been speaking since 2002 on topics ranging from project management, leadership, strategy, negotiations/sales. He has presented keynotes, chapter meetings and workshops to over 20 PMI chapters, PMI R2 and Global, as well as multiple corporate, Society for Quality (ASQ), International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA), Government and University events.
Scott Ambler is an Agile Data Coach and Consulting Methodologist with Ambysoft Inc., leading the evolution of the Agile Data and Agile Modeling methods. Scott was the (co)-creator of PMI’s Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit and helps organizations around the world to improve their way of working (WoW) and ways of thinking (WoT). Scott is an international keynote speaker and the (co-)author of over 25 books, including Choose Your WoW!, Refactoring Databases, Agile Modeling, Agile Database Techniques, and The Object Primer 3rd Edition.
Logan Chandler works with executive teams on the development and execution of strategic plans, organization-wide change efforts, and targeted efforts to drive organization performance He has written numerous articles on strategy development, one of which was recently included in Harvard Business Review’s Guide to Setting Your Strategy published in 2020, and co-authored Off-Sites That Work for the Harvard Business Review. He has consulted in a range of sectors and in private equity, and larger clients have included Rich Products, The Hanover Group, VF Corporation, Bausch+Lomb, Fidelity Brokerage, DuPont Performance Materials, Mastercard International, and Morgan Stanley Global Wealth Management. Logan received an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he taught Business Strategy, a JD from Northwestern University School of Law, and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.
Mike is a leading-edge thinker and renegade who believes that we all must do more to unleash our boundless potential and solve increasingly complex global issues. He envisions a community-centric, expert-guided “power-to-the-edge” solution to most of these issues. For leaders and managers, this means open-platform approaches to innovating and sharing the most effective management practices. For consultants and other experts, this means that we are too often part of the problem, and need to do a much better job channeling our expertise in a way that delivers much greater IMPACT.