Day Two Keynote Speaker : 29 October 2020

Thomas Walenta

  •  - PMP, PgMP and PMI Fellow
  •  - Global Project Economy Expert
  •  - Former Chair of PMI Frankfurt Chapter.
  •  - Former member of PMI Board of Directors.
  •  - Former member of PMI Ethics Review Committee.

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Profile & Presentation

The keynote address of Thomas Walenta will focus on on the critical importance project organization for the successful delivery of projects.

Thomas Walenta, PMP, PgMP and PMI Fellow worked for IBM from 1983 to 2014 in a variety of client projects, programs and PMOs. He worked in his first project 1974 and build his first PMO from 1995.

He is a member of PMI since 1992, and of GPM/IPMA since 1995. As a PMI volunteer from 1998, he led the PMI Frankfurt Chapter for 8 years, was elected to the PMI Board for 2 terms of 3 years each and was a member of the PMI Ethics Review Committee for 6 years.

He is a keynote speaker since 2000, attending more than 50 conferences globally, e.g. speaking for IPMA at the GPM Forum 2015 and the IPMA 50th anniversary in Panama. He also is one of the few global advisors for the PMWorldJournal, published by David Pells.

Today he is coaching executives, teaching within a MBA program and mentoring about 10 people in parallel. He considers himself a Global Project Economy Expert, covering all aspects of a new project management paradigm for people from 5-75, across all value delivery frameworks and helping the global society to improve.