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Lee R. Lambert
Lee R. Lambert, PMI Fellow and Founder of Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, CEO Lambert Consulting Group, USA Ohio
Lee R. Lambert has logged 50+ years of project management experience and is considered one of the world’s thought leaders on project management methods and how they can be utilized to create and sustain value added Leadership and Collaboration capabilities. He is one of only 70 in the world to receive the honor of PMI Fellow. Lee is a Past President of the Central Ohio PMI and was one of the Founders of the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP) credential. His book, Project Management-The CommonSense Approach, is a best seller in the field.
At 37 years old Lee was named VP of Staff and Organizational Development for one of the world’s largest contract research organizations where he was responsible for creating and implementing a Leadership Development program focused on improved performance for project managers and supporting functional/line managers.
During his decades of platform training Mr. Lambert has provided learning opportunities to more than 50,000 professionals in 23 countries. He is regularly called upon to provide Keynote presentations on Leadership, Communications and other Project Management topics. Before his years as VP, Mr. Lambert was a project management evangelist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and General Electric. Currently he is a Senior Strategic Advisor to PMI and spends his days traveling around the world seeking input from PMI members regarding how Global PMI can serve its membership more effectively. He visited 31 PMI Chapters in 2022 and has an objective of connecting with 60+ in 2023.
Frank Tassone, Managing Director & Master Instructor, ALVISSION EDUCATION, PMP, PMP Instructor, DASSM, DA Instructor, DA Coach, Germany
Frank Tassone, is the founder and managing director of ALVISSION EDUCATION (Germany), the first PMI Authorized Training & Consulting Partner (ATP) in Europe. He has more than 25 years of experience as a Project Manager, Instructor and Agile Coach in international companies. He is private lecturer for International Project Management at Frankfurt University and well known as national and international speaker.
He is a Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification holder. He has comprehensive expertise in traditional and agile methods of project management in project-oriented and line organizations. He also has extensive national and international project and training experience.
His mission and passion is to improve the World with Project Management and his greatest goal is the democratization of education.
Frank was member of the first PMI Disciplined Agile Instructor Master Class at Atlanta 2019. He is the 1st Certified PMI Disciplined Agile Instructor & Coach (DASSM/CDAC/CDAI/DAVSC) in Germany. The ALVISSION EDUCATION team gets national and international prices and awards with his innovative trainings and social education projects. He holds different roles as active chapter volunteer in PMI Germany chapter. Frank is with Antje Lehmann-Benz founder and leader of the PMI Germany DA Community of Practice. He is member of the PMI DA Instructor CoP, DA Coach CoP and DAVSC CoP.
The ALVISSION EDUCATION Trainer & Coach Team is the largest Disciplined Agile Expert Team outside from North America.
Maria Sansom, Business Development Specialist, BT, UK
A highly experienced and enthusiastic individual with over 7 years’ service management experience in the IT sector. Experienced in seeking and adopting best practice and implementing improvements within multiple teams across a wide range of locations. A member of BCS The Chartered Institute for IT and itSMF UK. Certified ITIL Strategic Leader and Managing Professional and holder of certificates for DevOps, Agile and CMMI. With experience delivering Service Management training to individuals new into the industry both internally to BT and in partnership with itSMF UK.
Miroslav Hlohovský, CEO, OMNICOM and member of the board of itSMF Slovakia, Slovakia
CEO at OMNICOM, s. r. o. and member of the board of itSMF Slovensko. He has more than 15 years of ITSM/ESM experience and is a co-author of ITIL4 practices – Service Desk and Service request management. It focuses on complex projects of digital transformation of companies and strategic IT consulting. He is a certified ITIL Managing Professional and holder of certificates for DevOps, Agile, Business Analysis, PRINCE2.
Neville Hughes, Senior Consultant, CloudStratex
A highly motivated, delivery-oriented IT executive with over twenty-five years’ experience across financial services, media, and publishing. Has proven record of delivering improvements to customer and employee experience in global environments. Likes to challenge the status quo, address problems quickly and implement solutions that are tangible and lasting. Has formed partnerships with colleagues, vendors, and customers on a global basis. Has significant experience in mentoring, coaching, and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and at all levels.
Mark Bewick, Senior Consultant, CloudStratex
A highly motivated and outcome focused IT leader with more than 25 years’ experience in financial services, media and travel. Throughout his career, he has been recognized for his effective leadership style, communication skills, ability to solve complex problems and for delivering on commitments. A proven record of delivering improvements to employee and customer experience in global environments. Likes to challenge the status quo, address problems quickly and implement solutions that are tangible and lasting. An extremely credible leader who has formed partnerships with colleagues and customers on a global basis. Has experience of mentoring, coaching and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and at all levels.
Dezső Dudás, MSc, PMP®, Vice-president of PMI Budapest, Hungarian Chapter
Certified project manager with physicist background and an entrepreneurships mindset having special knowledge in aviation, supercomputer, healthcare and software development domain including portfolio and strategic levels. Enthusiastic volunteer to support project management community especially mentoring the next generation and to learn from them.
Nenad Šutanovac, M.Sc., Director of the ICT Association at Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia
Numerous activities of the ICT association are focused toward the digitalization of Slovene economy and building the ecosystem to support the digitalization and digital transformation of the entire economy and society. ICT Association is also closely collaborating with the government (ecosystem, regulation, support for companies to digitize, …), research and education system in Slovenia. Nenad Šutanovac was also one of the creators of the concept to build Digital Innovation Hub Slovenia. He is a active member of Management board of Slovene Digital Coalition, member of Supervisory board of Digital Innovation Hub Slovenia, member of Supervisory board of SRIP Smart Cities and Society and member of Strategic council of CCIS for digitalization. In November 2020 he became also a director of Chamber for Business Services and Consulting.
He had finished his Master degree of Electrical Engineering at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at University of Ljubljana in 1992 and General Management Programme at IEDC Bled School of Management in 1996. He has started his career as a researcher at Jozef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana for three years. After that he moved to the industry and has now more then 25 years of experience in the ICT industry, from SW development to managerial positions in different ICT companies, also international. In 2017, he joined SRIP Smart cities and communities to lead the ICT Innovation network. He was focused to the topics of Digital Strategy and Digital Transformation of companies. In 2018, he had become a director of ICT Association at Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia.
Tjaša Tomšič, COO and Management consultant, PDi Vizija
Tjaša Tomšič has more than 10 years of experience in designing, managing and implementing project concepts, innovative solutions and changes. She successfully introduced many breakthrough solutions that the market or the industry had not known before. She worked in the field of business development of software solutions, project management, establishment and management of a project management office, innovation process and management of strategic projects, and internal consulting in the field of project organization. Today, she works as a consultant in the field of change management, innovation management, project management and leadership. In her work, he combines the knowledge offered by world-leading methodologies, practical experience and gamification. In the company PDiVizija, she assumes the role of partner and director of operations.
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