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O grupo TenStep é uma afiliação de empresas independentes focado no desenvolvimento, na distribuição e na implantação de metodologias empresarias, treinamentos e consultoria.

O grupo TenStep, possui filiais na América do Norte, América do Sul, América Central, Europa e Ásia.

As metodologias TenStep lhe auxiliam no gerenciamento de seus projetos e permitem que você os execute com Maior Qualidade, Maior Produtividade, Menor Prazo e de forma Mais Econômica.

Todas as metodologias Inclui; processos, procedimentos, técnicas, melhores práticas e templates.

Visão da TenStep

"Ser referência como melhor fonte de conhecimento e capacitação em gerenciamento de Projetos"

Missão da Tenstep

"Oferecer aos nossos clientes, soluções que os capacitem a atingir seus objetivos estratégicos através da gestão de projetos"

Valor Proposto pela TenStep, Inc.

"Nós investimos nosso tempo e esforço para desenvolver estes importantes processos de negócio, de uma maneira que você não necessita desenvolve-los."

"Nós também atualizamos e aperfeiçoamos estes importantes processos de negócio de modo que você não precisa atualizá-los."

"O Grupo TenStep foi revisado e aprovado como um fornecedor (Registered Educational Provider) de treinamento em gerenciamento de projetos pelo Project Management Institute (PMI)®. O grupo TenStep aceita e adere a todas as políticas, critérios de garantia da qualidade e as regras estabelecidas pelo Programa PMI R.E.P."

Verifique nosso registro - visite o link do PMI (Project Management Insitute)

Nós temos instrutores e consultores licenciados em todo mundo. Neste momento operamos nos Estados Unidos, Brasil, México, Alemanha, Bélgica, Polônia, Itália, Grécia, França, Romênia, Croácia, e China.

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Equipe TenStep Brasil

John Grass, PMP, TSPM - Sócio Diretor e Fundador da TenStep Brasil.

Engenheiro eletricista opção eletrônica e telecomunicações pela UNB, Canadá. Gerente de Projetos/Programas e palestrante internacional com mais de vinte e três anos de experiência na indústria de telecom. É membro do grupo Project Management Institute (PMI-RS, PMI-SP, PMI-RJ, PMI-MG, PMI-AM E PMI-CE), Membro do Grupo Especial de Informática e Telecomunicações, Membro do Grupo Estratégico de Gerenciamento de Projetos do AMCHAM e Membro da Federasul - Porto Alegre.

John é cidadão canadense e mudou-se para o Brasil em 1998. Foi Gerente de Programas para duas companhias de telefonia móvel licenciadas no Brasil, foi responsável pela integração de todo sistema de TI, incluindo o desenvolvimento e implementação de sistemas do Customer Care e Billing - CC&B, ERP, CRM, Call Center e lojas incorporadas.

Foi gerente de projetos na Bell Canadá e Expertech Network Installations, responsável pelo controle de vários projetos de instalações de estruturas de fibra ótica, de instalações do rede (Planta interna), do armazenamento, da distribuição e da administração.

Também, foi responsável pela implementação de um PMO e pelo treinamento em gerenciamento de projetos.

John recebeu prêmios de excelência em gerenciamento de projetos ao longo de sua carreira. Abaixo estão alguns destes prêmios:

  • 1996 - Prêmios de Excelência - Projeto de Aperfeiçoamento de Processos de Instalação (Fibre Optic)

  • 1993 - Prêmios de Excelência - Projeto de Redução dos Risco de Fogo

  • 1990 - Prêmios de Excelência - Projeto de Atualização de Rede de Telecomunicações

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André Silveira, PMP

Engenheiro, Administrador possui MBA em Marketing. É certificado PMP (Project Management Professional), pelo Project Management Institute.

Especialista em planejamento, gestão e controle de projetos, que representa a instituição de maior prestígio internacional em Gerenciamento de Projetos.

Foi certificado como instrutor pela TenStep em 2005.

Vasta experiência e vivência internacional em gestão de projetos de tecnologia aplicada, onde atuou no desenvolvimento de produtos e serviços.Exerceu cargo executivo em empresas de telecomunicações implantando projetos estratégicos com foco em redução de custos,aumento de receita e fidelização de clientes.

  • Membro PMI-RS

  • Membro do Grupo Estratégico de Gerenciamento de Projetos do AMCHAM

  • Membro da Federasul - Porto Alegre

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Bruno Araújo, MSc, PMP

Engenheiro de Controle e Automação pela PUC-MG e Mestre em Administração pela Universidade de Leeds, na Inglaterra.

Contando com experiência em projetos nas áreas de automação industrial e logística, junto a empresas como Vallourec-Mannesman, Belgo Mineira, FIAT e TNT Logistics. Certificado PMP em 2005,  vem se especializando na área de Gerenciamento de Projetos desde 2004, tendo desenvolvido trabalhos de consultoria junto a clientes como SEPLAG-MG e IPSEMG.

Adicionalmente, é instrutor em cursos referentes a metodologias e ferramentas de gerenciamento de projetos, com mais de 200 alunos treinados.

  • Implantação de Escritórios de Projetos (PMO)

  • Desenvolvimento de metodologias de gerenciamento de projetos

  • Planejamento e gerenciamento de projetos específicos

  • Ferramenta MS Project

  • Solução EPM

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José Celso Gomes, PMP

Graduação em Ciências da Computação pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas - UNICAMP.

Profissional da área de Tecnologia de Informação, atuando a mais de 30 anos como Gerente de Projetos para empresas como a EDS, General Motors, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, dentre outras.

Professor da Universidade de São Caetano do Sul e do SENAC – SP, para cursos de Pós-graduação e Extensão Universitária em Gestão de Projetos, Gestão de Escopo (requisitos) e Integração, Implantação de Escritório de Projetos – PMO, MS Project 2003, Earned Value Analysis (EVA), Gestão de Tempo e Riscos e cursos de SCRUMBOK, com mais de 300 alunos treinados.

Consultor para implementação de um PMO (Escritório de Projetos - Metodologia e ferramentas) e Gestão para a Imprensa Oficial do Estado de São Paulo, Orolix-WEB, Economus (Caixa do Estado) e para o Grupo Formtap-Trambusti.

  • Consultor Sênior para implementação de Sistemas ERPMFG-PRO e BPCS.

  • Certificação em Project Management Professional (PMP) pelo PMI, desde 2002

  • Conhecimento profundo de Aplicações em Manufatura, Logística, Marketing, Vendas e Finanças

  • Implantações de Projetos de Gestão-ERP (BPCS, MFG/PRO, IMAS)

  • Gerenciamento de Projetos de Infraestrutura e WEB based sob a Metodologia GSMS

  • Experiência profissional internacional (Austrália, Alemanha, USA, Porto Rico, México, Argentina, Chile e  Venezuela)

  • Fluente em Inglês e bons conhecimentos de Espanhol

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Felipe Muller, PMP

Docente Curso de Pós Graduação em Gerenciamento de Projetos Universidade Candido Mendes e Instituto Brasileiro de Engenharia de Custos.

Certificado PMP pelo PMI, ScrumMaster (CSM), MBA em Gerência Avançada de Projetos, Graduado em Tecnologia da Informação.

Profissional com mais de 10 anos experiência em projetos e programa, na área de Tecnologia da Informação (TI), na área Securitária (Seguros e Previdência) e de grande porte na área Petrolífera (Extração de Óleo e Gás)

Experiência em projetos de elevado investimento (CAPEX) e alta complexidade, na implantação de Escritórios de projetos (PMO) em grandes instituições, (Petrobras, Bradesco Seguros, SENAC), gestão de carteira de projetos, desenvolvimento e implantação de metodologias e modelos de maturidade de projetos (OPM3), gerenciamento de riscos, cronograma físico financeiro e indicadores de acompanhamento de projetos.

Professor e Palestrante nos Cursos de Pós Graduação em Gerenciamento de Projetos da Universidade Cândido Mendes, Instituto Brasileiro de Engenharia de Custos e Universidade Estadual Paulista.

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Mario Carvalho, Msc, PMP

Doutorando em Administração pela Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Mestre em Engenharia de Computação pelo IPT-USP, certificado PMP-PMI, Prince2-Exin, MS-Project, HCMBok.

Profissional com mais de 15 anos de experiência como gestor de projetos em empresas do ramo de TI, financeiro, engenharia e em consultorias. Atua na implantação e gestão de PMO, no desenvolvimento e treinamento de metodologia em gestão de projetos e na implantação de fábrica de projetos.

Participou do projeto de implantação de PMO e de metodologia de gerenciamento de projetos e empreendimentos na INFRAERO, com objetivo de gerenciar os projetos da COPA DO MUNDO de 2014 e do PAC2, referentes a modernização da infra-estrutura aeroportuária do Brasil. Atuou por mais de 10 anos na coordenação do PMO de TI em empresa de previdência privada.

Professor de pós-graduação para disciplinas de gestão de projetos em instituições universitárias como BSP/Anhembi Morumbi, Mackenzie, Mauá, Senac, Fundação Vanzolini, HSM, entre outras.

Autor do livro “Gestão de Mudanças em Requisitos inspirado nas práticas do CMMI”.

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Ricardo Coutinho, PMP

Engenheiro com pós-graduação em Engenharia e Organização Industrial pelo ITA – Instituto Tecnológico da Aeronáutica, em Desenvolvimento para Gestores pela FDC e em Marketing e Comércio Exterior pelo INPG.

Possui mais de 26 anos de experiência em Planejamento Estratégico, Gerenciamento de Projetos Complexos em Indústrias de Alta Tecnologia e na implantação da Filosofia Lean. É certificado PMP (Project Management Professional), pelo Project Management Institute.

Palestrante, Professor em GP e convidado para programas de entrevistas para falar sobre os temas de Gestão de Projetos, Business Transformation, Planejamento Estratégico e Lean.

  • Membro PMI-SP;

  • Autor do Livro Mudanças o Fim é Apenas o Começo – Ed. Qualitymark – 2003 e de Diversos Artigos em Gestão de Projetos, Desenvolvimento Organizacional, Lean e Mudanças.

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Fábio Fontana

Engenheiro pela USP com pós-graduação em Estruturas Aeronáuticas / ENSAE, França, em Desenvolvimento para Executivos pela FDC e MBA Capacitação Gerencial pela FEA-USP.

Possui mais de 28 anos de experiência em Gerenciamento de Projetos Complexos Aeroespaciais e em System Engineering. Tendo gerenciando vários programas em ciclo completo. Gerenciou a implantação da Filosofia Lean em empresa de alta tecnologia e atou em projetos espaciais.

Palestrante e Professor de Gerenciamento de Projetos e System Engineering.

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Alceu Fernandes Filho, PMP

Mestre em Administração, pela Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, especialista em Sistemas de Informação, pela Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos e graduado em Tecnologia de Processamento de Dados, pela Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul.

Mais de 40 anos de experiência em gerenciamento de projetos, gestão de TI e planejamento estratégico, tanto nos ramos de serviços como indústria e terceiro setor, tendo realizado inúmeros projetos nas áreas de TI, construção civil e comunicações.

Já ministrou disciplinas de graduação e pósgradução e foi instrutor de cursos técnicos de aperfeiçoamento profissional e de cursos de extensão universitária em Gerência de Projetos, Gestão da Qualidade e em Gestão da Informação.

Já trabalhou como tradutor inglês-português, especializado em assuntos de Tecnologia da Informação, tendo participado de várias missões técnico-comerciais aos EUA e Europa.

  • É membro associado ao Project Management Institute desde 2001, sendo sócio (fundador) da Seção Rio Grande do Sul do Project Management Institute.

  • É certificado PMP, pelo Project Management Institute, e ITIL, pelo EXIN International.

  • Já fez palestras em diversos eventos profissionais de âmbito nacional e internacional, sendo fluente em ingles e espanhol.

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John Dale, ADM, MBA

John possui cerca de 30 anos de sólida experiência profissional, atuando como gestor de projetos seguindo o modelo do PMI há mais de 20 anos, participando e gerenciando projetos de diversos portes em; Engenharia, TI e TELECOM. Atua como consultor, especializado na gestão de riscos em projetos e na aplicação de modelos de segurança como ASIS, ISSA, ISACA, COSO, BS7799, AS/NZS4360. É professor de Pós-Graduação em Gerenciamento de Projetos no IBTA. Com experiência internacional, chegou a ser o responsável pela área de informática em empresas de porte, inclusive um jornal. Trabalhou em empresas como CNEC (Camargo Corrêa), REUTERS, ACER, CREDICARD, PricewaterhouseCoopers, com clientes como: Rodobens, C&A, Petrobrás, Bradesco, Itaú, Camargo Correa, Vale, entre outros.

Sua experiência inclui:

  • Fundador do primeiro Chapter do PMI no Brasil, membro ativo do primeiro grupo formal de profissionais que deu origem ao movimento para o gerenciamento de projetos no Brasil.

  • Desenvolvimento e adequação de escritórios de projetos com modelos baseados em maturidade de projetos.

  • Planejamento de continuidade de negócios, contingenciamento tecnológico, políticas, normas e procedimentos de segurança (BS 7799), desenho de processos, avaliação de riscos (AS4360) e implantação de controles.

  • Implantação de aplicações ERP e atuação como Gerente de TI em indústrias.

  • Recuperação de projetos em risco, de Engenharia e de TI.

  • Experiência na atuação em projetos diversos acima de 150 Milhões de USD.

  • Organizador e palestrante para eventos de mais de 600 participantes.

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Valdir Barreto Andrade Filho, MSc, PMP

Engenheiro Eletrônico e Mestre pela UNICAMP

Valdir possui cerca de 25 anos de experiência profissional, onde gerenciou vários Projetos tais como Desenvolvimento e Implantação de Sistema TEF para Cheque Eletrônico do Banco 24 Horas e Automação de Produção Médica para a UNIMED Ribeirão Preto. Participou como PMO do Projeto de implantação do "Billing" Arbor na Embratel, foi Gerente de Projeto na implantação do Jones Cyber Solutions SMS na Globocabo. Implementou Metodologia de Gerenciamento de Projetos em empresas como Carrefour e CSIT. Realizou análise de Maturidade em Gerenciamento de Projetos no Carrefour e Petrobrás.

Professor Convidado para cursos de Gerenciamento de Projetos no GVpec, Fundação Instituto de Administração – FIA, FIAP, Instituto Mauá de Tecnologia, INPG – SP, IBTA. Coordenador do curso de Pós-Graduação em Gerenciamento de Projetos do INPG – Joinville. Professor de cursos de Extensão em Gerenciamento de Projetos na FEAGRI – UNICAMP. Instrutor para cursos de Gerenciamento de Projetos e Certificação MS-Project do International Institute for Learning (IIL), IBMEC-RJ e do Lab-SSJ. Ministrou cursos de Gerenciamento de Projetos em empresas como Agência Estado, Andrade Gutierrez, Andrade Gutierrez Peru, Aymoré, Boehringer, Brenco, BSI Tecnologia, Cargill, Carrefour, Continental, CSIT, Deutsche Bank, EMBRAER, Gillete do Brasil, GM, HP, IBM, Intellectual Capital, Nossa Caixa, Orbitall, Petrobrás, Rockwell – Brasil, Rockwell – Venezuela, SAP – Venezuela, SABESP, Schahin Engenharia, SEBRAE, Suzano Bahia Sul, Texas Instrumentos do Brasil, Tok Take, Totus, Totus Argentina, Tractebel, Vale do Rio Doce, Votorantim Cimento, Votorantim Metais, Unibanco, Unilever, Voith Paper e ZF do Brasil.

  • Certificado PMP em 1999

  • Certificado Microsoft Project Blue Belt em 2006

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Claudio Procida

 

Administração de redes de computadores

Atuando como consultor, com experiência em treinamento e gestão, desenvolveu metodologias específicas para gestão de projetos fundamentada em modelos de referencia como o PMBOK do PMI (Project Management Institute).

No segmento de segurança eletrônica atuou 17 anos, desenvolvendo projetos de sistemas de segurança eletrônica como, controle de acesso, circuito fechado de televisão e sistemas de alarmes. Nesse período foi sócio fundador da ABESE – Associação Brasileira de Sistemas Eletrônicos de Segurança, onde presta serviços de capacitação de profissionais que atuam no projeto e implantação de sistemas eletrônicos de segurança e treinamento gerencial para empresas de monitoramento eletrônico, além de participação societária em duas empresas do segmento. No decorrer da sua trajetória nesse segmento obteve a certificação CES – Certificado Especialista de Segurança, emitido pela ABSO – Associação Brasileira de Segurança Orgânica.

A diversidade de atuação abrange empresas de portes diferenciados e segmentos diversos como empresas de tecnologia (TI), principalmente na área de segurança da informação, empreiteiras de construção civil e mineração. Como gestor de projetos contratado, gerenciou projetos de planejamento tributário na indústria de cosméticos. Trabalhou para empresas como Camargo Corrêa, Vale do Rio Doce, CTI – Centro de Tecnologia da Informação (órgão vinculado ao Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia), Disnmore Associates e Dale Consulting.

Specialties:

  • Desenvolvimento e implantação de metodologia de Gerenciamento de Projetos

  • Implantação de PMO

  • Analista de processos

  • Gerenciamento de mudanças

  • Analise de riscos e vulnerabilidades para projetos de segurança

  • Facilitador em processos de treinamentos técnicos e gerenciais

  • Pós-graduado em Gestão de Projetos em TI

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José Roberto Schmitt, MSc

Mestre em Administração de Empresas, com MBA em Gerenciamento de Projetos pela FGV. BA em Marketing.

Fundador da Rio Cristalino Gestão da Inovação Empresarial Ltda.

Carreira desenvolvida em empresas como Grupo First, Teka, Rudolph, HBSis, Karsten, Albany, Cetil e Pfaff.

Revisão de processos, reestruturação de áreas administrativa, comercial e de marketing. Gerenciamento de exportações e reestruturação de empresas no exterior.

Larga experiência na Gestão de Projetos.

Membro da Câmara de Comércio da FIESC e do Conselho de Administração do Porto de Itajai.

Professor de Cursos de Pós Graduação em Negócios Internacionais.

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Diretores Internacional da TenStep

 

Tom Mochal - President TenStep, Inc.

B.S. in Computer Science from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA.

TenStep, Inc., is a company focused on methodology development, training and consulting.

President of The TenStep Group, a network of TenStep offices supporting the TenStep process in German, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Malay, Chinese, Croatian, Polish and Romanian.

Mochal is an expert instructor and consultant on project management, project management offices, development lifecycle, portfolio management, application support, people management and other related areas. Work experience at Geac Computers, The Coca-Cola Company, Cap Gemini Ernst and Young and Eastman Kodak.

  • Awarded 2005 Distinguished Contribution Award from the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Author, Lessons in People Management, BookSurge, 2005

  • Author Lessons in Project Management, Apress, Inc., 2003

  • Author of all TenStep, Inc. products

  • Published over 500 columns published on project management, people management, organizational process management and the development life-cycle

  • Member of the Atlanta, Georgia (USA) chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Member of the American Management Association (AMA)

  • Member of the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (asapm®)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute.

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Tim Peek, PMP - Director - TenStep Academy

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science from the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA

Peek is a seasoned project manager and director with over 20 years experience on a variety of projects in many industries. Although his experience is predominantly in finance, he has successfully managed projects of all sizes in insurance, human resources, legal and telecommunications. Work experience includes The Coca-Cola Company, Automobile Club of Southern California, CheckFree Corporation, A.T. & T. Information Systems and Emory University. An award winning public speaker, he is able to integrate his project management experience into the training venue with terrific results. As Director of TenStep Academy, his focus is to continue to bring innovative training products to the TenStep global community for skills development and improvement.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute

  • Member of the Atlanta, Georgia (USA) chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Six Sigma - Green Belt

  • TenStep Project Manager (TSPM™) certification from the TenStep Academy

  • Toastmasters - Advanced Toastmasters - Gold

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Andrea Krasnoff, PMP - Director - TenStep Consulting Services

Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA

Krasnoff has more than 15 years in project management, program management, and PMOs. She has managed and delivered projects of various sizes, including rescuing and successfully delivering troubled projects for several clients. She has been responsible for development groups and consistently delivered business-related systems to meet strategic business needs.

Her primary focus has been in advertising/media, sales order management, trade promotion, and distribution business systems primarily in the consumer products and publishing industries. Krasnoff has leveraged her experience into training and consulting in her areas of expertise. Work experience includes Andersen Consulting, CAP Gemini, The Coca-Cola Company, and Network Communications Inc.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute

  • Member of the Atlanta, Georgia (USA) chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • TenStep Project Manager (TSPM™) certification from the TenStep Academy

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Michélle Booysen, PMP - Director - TenStep Strategic Delivery Office (SDO)

Based in Cape Town, Michélle heads up a team of business professionals who provide services as a Strategy Delivery Office to corporate and medium to small businesses. Trained in economics and the law,  Booysen has applied her ability to make difficult or complex matters easier to understand, distilling information into who, what, when and how.  She developed the unique VizPro process mapping methodology (http://www.tenstepsdo.com/) which was launched globally during 2007. Booysen is also an NQF Assessor and Moderator.

  • Ph.D in Commerce

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification from Project Management Institute

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Ginger Levin

Dr. Ginger Levin - Principal, TenStep OPM3 Pratice

Dr. Ginger Levin has over two decades of information technology and project portfolio management experience working with Fortune 500 firms and public sector organizations. Dr. Levin contributed toward the development of the Project Management Institute’s Organizational Project Management Maturity Model, and has been certified by the Project Management Institute as an OPM3 Assessor and Consultant.

Dr. Levin has conducted project management maturity assessments for several Fortune 500 companies, including development of project management improvement programs. She is the co-author of: Project Portfolio Management, Metrics for Project Management, Essential People Skills for Project Managers, Achieving Project Management Success With Virtual Teams; Advanced Project Management Office A Comprehensive Look at Function and Implementation, People Skills for Project Managers, and Business Development Capability Maturity Model. Dr. Levin is also a Lecturer for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in its M.S. in Project Management program and is its Project Management Program Specialist. Her specialty areas include project management, business development, maturity assessments, metrics, organizational change, knowledge management, and the Project Management Office.

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Janie Pelletier - Managing Director, TenStep Quebec, Canada

Bachelor in Computer Science & Mathematics, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Canada

Pelletier has more than 25 years in IT, with 21 years in consulting and 14 years in the project management world. She has executed many mandates as project manager, project director, PMO director or project management advisor. Most recently, her primary focus has been in PMO startup, project management & portfolio management implementation. She has also participated in the startup of the PMO Community of Practice with the PMI Montreal. Her work experience includes many consulting firms, Canadian banks, and insurance companies.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute

  • Member of the Montreal, Québec (Canada) chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • TenStep Project Manager (TSPM™) certification from the TenStep Academy

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    Jorge Simão - Managing Director, TenStep Portugal

    Systems and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Lisbon.

    Simão has over 17 years experience in the IT field. In 1989 he started and managed his own application development consulting company. Since 1994 he has managed several software development and systems integration projects for Public Administration and Finance clients, providingconsulting with companies such as ICL and Microsoft. Some positions he has held are Project Manager for Microsoft Consulting Services and Managing Director and partner for an IT consulting company. He has expertise in project management and software development methodologies. Since 2006 he has partnered with TenStep, Inc., running TenStep Portugal as Managing Director. He speaks Portuguese, English and basic French.

    • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute.

    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

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Jorge Valdés Garciatorres, Managing Director - TenStep Latinoamérica

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration for Universidad del Valle de México

Valdés has more than 24 years of experience in Project Management, working mainly in the fields of IT Operations, Infrastructure & Communication Services, He also has solid experience in performance measurement, strategic planning, PMO design, deployment and operation, project portfolio management, process design and deployment, and business process modeling and reengineering.

He has been invited as a guest professor at UNAM, ITAM, UNITEC and Jones International University (JIU), where he has taught several advanced Project Management Classes. He has conducted projects in México, Colombia, and Chile, and has been invited as a guest speaker at UNAM, Costa Rican PMI’s Chapter, Software Guru, and other important forums.

He joined the TenStep business network in 2001. Since then, he has been the Managing Director of TenStep Latinoamérica, which covers all Spanish speaking countries and regions of America.

  • Certified as Project Management Professional (PMP®) by the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Certified ITIL foundations

  • Active member of PMI and member of the board of Chapter México as Vice-President of Certification and Professional Development

  • Active Member of Toast Master International where he is the VP of Public Relations at BIAM Club

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Alejandro Martinez Villamil, Customer Relations Manager - TenStep Latinoamérica

Bachelor in Graphical Design; UNAM, México D.F.

Martínez was one of the founding members of the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plasticas’ (ENAP) Data center. His focus is in the Application Development area, where he has been in charge of several areas and conducted a number of projects. From 1995 to 2000, he was an underdirector in charge of IT as part of a team that launched one of the largest pension corporations. From 2000 to 2005, he was in charge of a major insurance application's development for one of the largest insurance companies in the Mexican Market. In 2005, he partnered with Tenstep Latinoamerica, where he is the Director of consulting and training practices.

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Julio Fuster, Managing Director - TenStep International Public Sector

B.Sc. in Ind. Chemistry, Madrid, M.Sc. in Management Science, EOI Business School, Madrid and a M.B.A. in Finance, Wharton Business School, USA.

Fuster focuses on strategy and innovation, and the project management of small and medium enterprise development (SME) international projects. He is also an expert in project evaluation, financing and management for international development institutions. He is a senior instructor in project cycle management, development and project finance. Fuster is is a Director of the Spanish Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI), and member of its International Development Special Interest Group. Bilingual English-Spanish, he speaks fluent French and Italian plus has a working knowledge of German, Portuguese, Russian and other central European languages.. Formerly consultant with Booz-Allen & Hamilton, manager with Price Waterhouse and principal with AT Kearney.

  • Certified as Project Management Professional (PMP®) by the Project Management Institute (PMI)

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Vito Madaio, Managing Director - TenStep Italy

Madaio spent about twenty years as an IBM System Engineer and Project Manager, then was the Information System Director (ISM) of Skandia Insurance Group in Italy and a Senior Consultant and Service Manager for Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. Since 2003 he has been partnered with TenStep, Inc., managing the TenStep Italian Branch Office.

Madaio, as an IBM System Engineer, led big consultancies on projects dealing with renewing, updating, transferring and merging of data centers in the Italian finance area. He worked on:

a) marketing support for new technologies as an IBM Large System Architect, with training on emerging architectures in USA and UK;

b) managing, negotiating and implementing whole Insurance Information Systems, first as an IBM Project Manager, and then as the ISM of two Skandia Insurance Companies;

c) defining Contingency Plans for Y2K; in assessing and conducting Euro Projects on Banking and Insurance Clients, as Cap Gemini Senior Project Manager;

d) planning, staffing and managing the IT Operations for Italian Parliament, as the Service Manager responsible for 8 processes and a team of 40 people owned by two companies in partnership.

Madaio's native language is Italian, and he speaks fluent English, and French at a good level.

  • Diplomas in Accounting Management, Salerno

  • IBM System Engineer for Large Systems Architectures

  • Certified as Security Auditor BS7799 by the British Standard Institute (BSI)

  • Certified as Project Management Professional (PMP®) by the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Member of PMI Rome Chapter

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Beat Dietziker, Managing Director - TenStep Central Europe GmbH

Dietziker has over 25 years experience in managing IT projects. Before he established TenStep GmbH, he spent 15 years as a co-partner and CEO of the Swiss branch of a big German software company, SoftM. He has worked for both international and local companies, escpecially in ERP Software integration. He speaks German, English and basic French.

  • Dipl. Betriebsoekonom KSZ, Zurich, Switzerland

  • Member of "PM Switzerland Association"

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Sebastian Cazacu, Managing Director - TenStep Romania

B.Sc in Electronics - Telecommunications, “Politehnica” University of Bucharest, specialization in Software Engineering

Cazacu has worked mostly in the ICT industry, managing software development and system integration projects. His areas of professional expertise include Project Management, business process management and Enterprise Project Management systems. Previous work experience includes Info World, UTI Systems, Genesys Software. Since 2003 he has partnered with TenStep, Inc., running the Romanian and Moldavian Branch Office as Managing Director. He speaks Romanian and English, with working knowledge of Italian.

 

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) by Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Member of PMI Romania Chapter

  • Member of “PM Romania” Association

    Microsoft Certified Professional

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Rodolfo Casabonne, Managing Director - TenStep France SARL

Master of Political Science, Berlin, Germany and a Master of Business Administration, Reutlingen, Germany. Casabonne is based at the French-German-Swiss border and focuses on training and consulting services for project management methodology and Project Management Office around the world.

He works in English, French, German, Spanish and Portuguese. He has trained project managers, managers and senior executives from around the world. Besides Project Management, he has a solid background in General Management, Sales, Finance and Controlling.

  • Lecturer of Project Management at the MBA Programs of the Universities of Reutlingen and Furtwangen, Germany

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Janos Barocsi, Managing Director - TenStep Hungary

Graduate of Electrical Engineering at Kando Kalman College, Budapest Hungary and a MBA in Business Administration from the College of Foreign Trade.

Barocsi has seven years experience in managing multi-language translation projects. He has started and managed his own translation and trading company since 1998. He has nine years experience as product engineer and trainer in a multicultural environment in Tokyo, Japan where he worked for Nikkiso-Sundstrand Co., Ltd. an American-Japanese joint venture company.

Before this Barocsi worked 6 years as designer at a train manufacturer and 2 years as sales manager. He speaks English, Hungarian and basic Japanese.

  • Quality management Zrínyi Miklós Defense University, Budapest

  • Microsoft Certified Professional Tokyo

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Tomasz Andreasik, Managing Director - TenStep Poland

Andreasik has worked for numerous companies in Poland and abroad as an middle or high level manager. Some of the positions he has held in the past are Marketing Manager for Lediberg Ltd, Translation Engineer for Magit/Corel Poland, Sales Manager for Bortslap/Fabory Poland. He has participated in numerous projects within Poland, cooperating with companies such as Dialog Telekom, Siemens, Inter Cars, etc.

  • B.Sc in Informatics – Technical University of Wrocław

  • Member of  Project Management Poland Association – member of IPMA

  • Trainer of Project Management, Process Modeling and Soft Skills

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Piotr Filipiuk, Managing Director - TenStep Western Poland

Filipiuk is an expert in project management. Through managing large telecommunication and industrial companies, he acquired unique and wide professional experience in conducting projects not only in the business environment, but also in public administration and government. He specializes in high-risk projects and risk management in general. Joining professional interest and passion for philosophy, he particularly appreciates epistemological and ethical aspects of project management.

  • Masters in Philosophy from University of Wroclaw, Poland

  • Post-Diploma Degree in Application of Information Technology from University of Zielona Góra, Poland

  • Post-Diploma Degree in Service Marketing from Academy of Economics in Wrocław, Poland

  • Post-Diploma Degree in Social Communication from University of Warsaw, Poland

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Chris Bragg, Managing Director, TenStep Arabian Gulf Countries

B. Sc. in Zoology, Statistics from University of Cape Town,  South Africa, 1974

Diploma in Datametrics (with distinction) in Operations Research, Computer Science, from University of South Africa, 1981

Bragg has 30 years of business and project management experience, covering all aspects of IT as well as insurance, education, development, mining and consulting.  He has extensive experience as an instructor in project management and technical fields, has lectured in Technology Management at the Arabian Gulf University, and has been an invited speaker at several regional conferences.  He has been based in the Middle East for the last 12 years.

He is a past Regional General Manager for one of the biggest international software companies, and has substantial experience in change and performance management, outsourcing services, training, data analysis and design, and consulting services.

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Alexander Apostolov,  Managing Director, TenStep Bulgaria

M.Sc.in Economics

Apostolov has 14 years of experience in project management. He has been responsible for a large number of projects financed by the European Union and other international organizations. Since 2004 he has been running Projecta Ltd. - a project management consultancy and training company, based in Sofia, Bulgaria. Since 2006 he has partnered with TenStep, Inc., running TenStep Bulgaria as Managing Director. He speaks Bulgarian and English, and is conversant in Russian

  • Author of two books and six training courses in project management

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Project Management for Information Systems certification from the British Computer Society

  • Founder and President of the Bulgarian Project Management Association

  • Member of the Council of the International Project Management Association (IPMA)

  • First IPMA Assessor

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Edgar Vásquez,  Managing Director, TenStep Costa Rica

Mr. Vasquez has more than 30 years of experience as an executive as well as consulting, sales, project management and rescue of mission critical projects in Latin America. He has held positions in international and government corporations as Project Manager, Product Manager, IT Manager, Business Development Manager, Marketing Manager and Public Relations in the Industry, Banking, Government and Education. He is a recognized regional leader in project consultancy and also in successful CAPM and PMP training programs.

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with emphasis in Marketing, National University, San Diego, USA

  • BSc in Informatics – University of Costa Rica

  • Chairman of the Board of Project Management Institute, Costa Rica Chapter

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute

  • Project Management Program certification award from Intituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica

  • Founder of the biggest Latin America study group of PMI CAPM & PMP certifications in Linkedin (+2,700 members)

  • Member of international ISO 21500 group that created the global "Guidance in Project Management"

  • Oracle Latinamerica top 5% most valuable player (five years)

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Yuri Plakhov, Managing Director, TenStep Ukraine

Kharkov Military University, PhD, specialization: armament and weapon systems

Plakhov has more than 30 year experience in people management and project management. He has been responsible for many military R&D projects. He took part in Armament Development Program for Ukrainian Military Forces after Ukraine become independent. Yuri is experienced in all aspects of organization development, business process engineering, IT and project management. He specializes in management consulting and training, as well as practical project management.

  • Captain the 1st rank retired

  • Member of Kiev PMI chapter

  • Engineer in Radio electronics, Naval Collage of Radio electronics, St. Petersburg, Russia

  • Higher educated staff officer, Naval Academy, St. Petersburg, Russia

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Alina Alekseeva, Managing Director, TenStep Moscow

Far Eastern State Technical University, Vladivostok, Pacific Institute of policy & law, Faculty of public & municipal management. Specialization – Manager of Public & Municipal service

Alekseeva has more than 8 years experience in people management and project management. She has seven years experience as the head of a project management office. She has been responsible for many projects of startup project management offices in trade and manufacturing, banking, non-profit, and education. She took part in the historical and cultural project “Restore of Arc of triumph” in Vladivostok. She also has experience in training & development, PMO design, process design and deployment, business process modeling and reengineering.

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Menno Valkenburg, Managing Director, TenStep Suriname

Valkenburg has over 15 years of Project Management, ICT and business consultancy experience across a wide variety of industries (chemicals, energy, medical, public sector), countries (Netherlands, USA, Belgium UK, Germany, France, Suriname) and cultures. He has successfully completed projects for several large companies in both the private and public sectors. His clients include ICI, KPMG Consulting, NUON, Atos Origin and BSN Medical in Europe; KPMG LLP, Siemens, Panasonic and Rutgers University in the United States of America; and the Ministry of Education, Energy company EBS and CKC Surmac in Suriname.

  • Masters in Computer Science from Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

  • Member of Suriname Business Association

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Sasan Nikookar, Managing Director, TenStep Australia

Nikookar has more than 14 years of work experience in the fields of project management, business analysis, change management and IT. He has worked in various business domains in both the private and government sectors. During these years, he has worn many hats in his career, especially relating to the areas of management and consulting. He has managed and consulted on more than 35 local and international major projects.

Nikookar has collaborated with most of the local and international organisations such as IIBA, PMI, ACM, ICF and ACS. Project management and coaching are his passion. He has more than 12 years of experience as a coach, mentor, trainer and course designer.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM®) Certification from the Scrum Organisation

  • Certified Business Analysis (CBAP®) from International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO®) from Scrum Alliance

  • Certified ITIL® v3 Foundation

  • Bachelor in Software Engineering, Azad University, Iran

  • Project Management Coach and member of PMI Adelaide Chapter

  • Deputy Regional Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa regions (EMEA) in IIBA International

  • Member of International Coach Federation (ICF)

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Enrique Ledesma, PMP, Managing Director, TenStep Ecuador

Ledesma has over 20 years of project management experience in the construction industry, leading complex projects for private sector clients by providing project management services as client representative.   In 1995 he started and has managed Ledific S.A., his own project management consulting company with clients building: schools, universities, hotels, multiplex, shopping centers, apartment buildings, museums, an aquarium, a concert hall, a land development and country club projects.

He has experience as instructor in project management since 2000 for the M.Sc. in Construction management at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, trainer in PM for companies like General Motors Omnibus B.B., Siemens Ecuador, and speaker at local project management conferences.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute

  • Active PMI member and Community Formation Liaison with PMI for the formation of PMI Capítulo Ecuador

  • M.Sc. in Construction Project Management at University of Reading, United Kingdom

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering at Louisiana State University

  • South American Champion 100 meter butterfly, 1978 - 1980 - 1982

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Javier González Fulle, PMP, Managing Director, TenStep Chile

González has more than 25 years of experience in IT Management as well as in management positions in leading corporations. He was in charge of PMO Definition and Implementation in Ripley, one of the leading corporations in retail industry in South America. As the result of this project, he has been awarded as CA CLARITY VIP AWARD 2007.

González has been in charge of big projects in bank, retail, marketing, and agro industry corporations and has served as the CIO at Comercial Maipo, Osorno y La Unión Bank, and COMICROM.

Since 1998, González has specialized in project management, software engineering, methodology design and implementation. He has been enrolled in formal education around the PMBOK® Guide, RUP, CMMI and ITIL frameworks, and has led projects related to these frameworks in several corporations such as: Falabella, Nexus, Molymet, SINACOFI, Security Group, Banco Falabella, CODELCO, Banco de Chile, and Banco BICE, among others

  • Civil Industrial Electrical Engineer, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

  • Post-Title in Business Administration, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute

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Jim Maher, Managing Director, TenStep Ireland

Maher has extensive experience of the Irish ICT industry, gained over a period of more than 20 years. During that time, he has held several Senior Management positions with a number of industry-leading IT services companies, working extensively in Irish industry and commerce as well as establishing lasting business relationships at executive level with many blue-chip private and public-service organizations.

  • Computer Science graduate of Trinity College, Dublin

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Stalbek Konushaliev, Managing Director, TenStep Central Asia

Konushaliev has more than 20 years experience in business and consulting. He has worked for numerous companies in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and abroad as an engineer and high ranking manager. The positions he has held in the past include Consultant of Trade Counselor of the Austrian Embassy in Kyrgyzstan, leader of the law group of Joint TACIC Europe government and Chamber of Commerce Kyrgyzstan project in Kyrgyzstan, and project director, commercial director and executive director for numerous enterprises. He specializes in management consulting, new business development and practical project management.

  • Bc. in Law -  Kyrgyz Government National University

  • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering - Frunze Polytechnic Institute

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Laiche Bourouh, Managing Director, TenStep Algeria

In his corporate career Laiche has worked as director of logistics in the construction industry. He was the project manager in charge of moving the company from a pure functional to a matrix organization to facilitate project management.

An entrepreneur since 2005, he focuses on consulting and training in organizational development, strategic diagnostics and the adoption of project management, including software tools.

  • Master of Business Administration, ISGP Business School

  • State Certified Consultant in strategic diagnostics

  • Mechanical energy engineer

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Katarina Franzén Byttner, Managing Director, TenStep Sweden

Byttner has more than 20 years experience from industries including renewable energy, steel, explosives and armaments. Over the years she has worked in both managerial and engineering positions including R&D, quality and project management. She has been in charge of several technical, production and quality related industry projects. She has worked with companies including Bofors, Morphic Impact and Outokumpu Stainless.

Byttner speaks fluent Swedish and English as well as basic German and French. Like most Swedish speakers she also has a working knowledge of Norwegian and Danish.

  • M.Sc in Metallurgical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

  • MBA, Warwick University, United Kingdom

  • Diploma in Quality Management, Karlstad University Sweden

  • Project Management training

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Marcelo Bellotto, Managing Director, TenStep Argentina

Bellotto has over 15 years of management experience in the IT and software industry, leading large and complex software application developments. Some of the positions he has held in the past are IT Manager, Project Manager, Business Unit  Manager , General Manager. He has also  participated in numerous projects within Argentina, cooperating with companies such as Siemens, Glaxo SmithKline, Ericsson, Telecom Argentina, etc. Bellotto was previously co-founder and Project  Manager of Vanguardia Business Solutions, a company which delivers IT and outsourcing  services.

  • MBA in Management Information Systems from Universidad de Salvador, Argentina

  • MBA from IAE Business School at Universidad Austral, Argentina

  • Information System Engineer from Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Argentina

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Auberlin Takugang Fogang, Managing Director, TenStep Cameroon

Fogang has accumulated over 10 years of experience in the architecture of information system as a consultant, IT manager and CEO. His area of expertise covers Information Technology and project management through training activities, consulting and audit based on international frameworks like PMBOK®, ITIL® and CobiT®.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute

  • Microsoft Certified Trainer

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

  • Electrical Engineering – option Technical computing, University of Aachen, Germany

  • Baccalaureate, majoring in Math and Physics

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Kazuo Shimizu, Managing Director, TenStep Japan

Shimizu began working in project management in the early 1980s, and delivered several PM related papers in the field of construction on the activities of Construction Management Committee of JSCE. Shimizu was engaged in the development of the Port of Colombo (ODA of Japanese Government) for 14 years as the Consulting Engineer (the Engineer) and gained experience in project/program/portfolio management. Shimizu joined a foundation (Think-tank) for a Ministry and promoted PM in Japan as a secretary general and a director of PMI Japan chapter for 6 years and 4 years respectively. Shimizu is a chair/representative director for Project Management Incubation Association (Assigned Non-profit Organization).

  • Awarded 2004 Distinguished Contribution Award from the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Awarded Masters Certificate in Project Management (1997), George Washington University

  • Fellow of Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE)

  • Member of PMI Japan Chapter, Society of Project Management, and Project Management Association of Japan

  • Auditor of IIBA Japan Chapter

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering , Waseda University, Japan

  • Translation of PMBOK® Guide for 2000 edition, 3rd edition, and 4th edition, including other many PM related books into Japanese

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Néjib Sfayhi, Managing Director, TenStep EPM Tunisia

Sfayhi has more than 25 years of experience as a project manager, consultant, coach, trainer and lecturer in the field of financial audit. In the field of general project management he specializes in project audits. He is the author of the French version of the "Guide to Using International Standards on Auditing in the Audit of Small- and Medium-Sized Entities" published by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), 2007. He was lecturer of financial audit at the universities of IHEC and UMLT (Tunisia).

  • TenStep Project Manager (TSPM™) certification from the TenStep Academy

  • Chartered Account Diploma, IHEC University – Tunisia - 1986

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Mohamed Ghodbane, Vice President, TenStep EPM Tunisia

Ghodbane has over 12 years consulting experience in information systems design and retro design assistance (in SQLSERVER and ORACLE), enterprise assistance in the implementation of a Sharepoint Portal (ETAP OneTech, TTE, COMAR), and the implementation of 2003/2007 EPM solutions in different fields: IT and telecom sector, communication, oil industry, banking, insurances and different services (ETAP OneTech, Attijari Bank, Orange Telecom, etc.). He speaks Arabic, French, and English.

  • TenStep Project Manager (TSPM™) certification from the TenStep Academy

  • Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2006

  • Major Computer Engineering Degree, National School of Computer Sciences, Tunisia

  • Certifications in MCSD.NET, MCDP.net, SQLSERVER MCDBA 2000, MCTS SQLSERVER 2005-2008, Oracle 9i OCA

  • Architect Certification solutions EPM 2007, MCITP: Enterprise Project Management

  • SharePoint 2007 Certification

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Francis Hung, Managing Director, TenStep China

Hung has more than 30 years experience as a project and program manager and business development consultant.  He has been the V.P. of Systek IT Limited (A Hong Kong listed company), senior program manager at Nortel China, manager at Bell-Northern Research, and project manager at Murata Eric (North America) Aerospace.  His experience ranges from IT, telecom, aerospace, finance, manufacturing and call center design-build-transfer operation.  For the past 5 years, he has developed and taught over 20 different project management & related training courses.  His vast experience and training methodology has received excellent feedback from his students and many domestic and international clients.

  • TenStep Project Manager (TSPM™) certification from the TenStep Academy

  • Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2006

  • Major Computer Engineering Degree, National School of Computer Sciences, Tunisia

  • Certifications in MCSD.NET, MCDP.net, SQLSERVER MCDBA 2000, MCTS SQLSERVER 2005-2008, Oracle 9i OCA

  • Architect Certification solutions EPM 2007, MCITP: Enterprise Project Management

  • SharePoint 2007 Certification

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Dino Schmitz, Managing Director, TenStep East Caribbean

Schmitz has more than 10 years of experience in Project Management and Program Management. He has worked on a variety of projects in different roles as project manager, program manager and project sponsor. Though his experience is mainly in aerospace industry, he has successfully managed projects in food industry and trade.

His professional experience in (senior) management positions has always been in an international context (the Caribbean, China and Europe), which called for sensitivity and adaptation to different cultural environments. The international experience is backed by broad language skills (English, French, Dutch, German and Spanish).

With success Schmitz has been heading multi-disciplinary teams, being able to deploy his interpersonal skills and leadership style to motivate groups of people with genuine respect for each individual. As Managing Director of TenStep East Caribbean his focus is to help organizations in getting projects executed.

  • M.Sc. in Business Administration, Rotterdam School of Management - Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

  • Certified as Project Management Professional (PMP®) by the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CIPM®) by the Association for Operations Management (APICS)

  • Certified in PRINCE2 Foundation

  • Member of the South Caribbean Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Project Manager for the start-up of a branch of the South Caribbean Chapter of the PMI in Barbados

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Hector Perez, Director and Partner, TenStep Guatemala

Perez has over 20 years in Business, IT and Project Management experience. He has developed a career in a local retail operation in Central America, and contributed for 15 years to its growth to become the biggest retail operation in this region. Perez occupied positions as Information Systems VP at La Fragua, and as Regional IT Director at Wal Mart Central America. Perez has experience as IT and PM consultant in Guatemala helping companies to improve IT value realization and PM results, in projects such as ERP installations. His clients include CODISA, AgroAmerica, Banco de Guatemala, Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala, Banco HSBC de El Salvador, Corporación Multi Inversiones-CMI, GNC, Motorola and DTSolutions. Perez is founder president and active member of the potential PMI Guatemala Chapter.

  • Master in Business Economics, Instituto de Administración de Empresas INCAE, Costa Rica

  • Electrical Engineer, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala USAC, Guatemala

  • Food Program, Cornell University, NY

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute

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Guisela Villatoro, Director and Partner, TenStep Guatemala

Villatoro has over 15 years of business, telecommunications and project management experience as a manager in several positions in telecommunications services operators and as an independent consultant to a variety of customers. Villatoro has worked in renowned companies like AT&T, Comcel Millicom, Telefónica de España, as International Traffic Manager, Operator Relationships Manager, and Interconnection and Roaming Manager. She served as well as Administrative Manager and General Manager at Networking Consultants and ICTSA, a telecommunications consulting firm in Guatemala. As a consultant, Villatoro provided guidance in several projects to BellSouth, Skytel and Sersat. Villatoro is also an experienced English-Spanish translator, specializing in ITC subjects. Villatoro is an active member of the potential PMI Guatemala Chapter and volunteers in several chapter activities.

  • Electrical Engineer, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, USAC, Guatemala

  • Professional Translator Enlish-Spanish, Instituto Guatemalteco Americano IGA, Guatemala

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute

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Alejandro Paredes Traper, Managing Director, TenStep Honduras

Paredes has more than 20 years of experience and research in leadership and management, with more than 10 years in project management and over 5 years experience in organizational development. He has worked as: Planning and Monitor Director for a government institution with a US $70 million annual execution portfolio; Implementation Director for Millennium Challenge Account/Corporation – Honduras (MCC – considered as one of the best performance projects in the world); Executive Director of P&A Consultants-Honduras; University professor in Honduras and Costa Rica; and Keynote Speaker in congresses and conferences in México, Honduras, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Perú and Ecuador.

  • PhD in Economics and Business Administration (Cum Laude), Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) , from the Project Management Institute

  • Master in Project Management, UCI University, Costa Rica

  • Major in Management Development, George Washington University, USA

  • PMI Liaison for PMI Honduras Chapter formation

  • Member of the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP)

  • Board Member of the Great Commission Foundation

  • Member of the Avalon Expert Network

  • Awarded 3th Place National Contest 2012 – Strategic Plan for Honduras Government

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Koshy Ninan, Director, TenStep Kayen, Pune, India

Ninan, a business development Consultant in Pune, India  for the last five years, has consulted and is working hands-on in diverse businesses in the manufacturing and services space, with customers in the automotive, IT education,strategic HR, security solutions and FMCG space.

A qualified engineer with experience in operations and planning, Ninan is a former senior executive with 25 years experience with a large engineering MNC at the national and regional levels. His responsibilities there includedbusiness plan creation, sales operations, business development, direct marketing, key account management, distributor management, product development, customer relationship management and strategic alliances.

  • Mechanical  Engineer –  from Mysore University

  • General Management Program – IIMA

  • Trained Business Consultant

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Rubén López Checa, Managing Director, TenStep Jalisco

Checa has worked extensively in the trade area, essentially implementing sales systems and decision-making to achieve company goals and objectives. He worked for over 20 years as Regional Sales Manager for Kimberly-Clark de México. He has also worked as Sales Manager in Comercializadora de Occidente S.A. de C.V.,  a leading regional marketing and distribution of company exclusive consumer products. In addition, Checa served as Commercial Director of Product Distribution Company of the West Inc.

Checa has strong interpersonal skills (including oral and written communication), as well as extensive experience and market knowledge in distribution channels. Over the past 5 years he has participated as consultant for companies seeking to improve his market penetration and distribution of their products and services. 

  • Bachelor in Business Administration

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Juan Manuel Islas Espinoza, Managing Director, TenStep Jalisco

Islas has worked in human resources, professional development, and operations management in IBM México.  Islas has more than 25 years experience in several industries such as insurance, transportation, education, manufacturing, government and finance. He has conducted projects using the Software Development Life Cycle for big administrative and decision support systems. He has participated in many software development and implementation projects for a wide range of industries, in several sectors.

Since 2008, Islas has also participated in research and promotional projects as Marketing VP for PMI Guadalajara Chapter.

  • Founder Member of Mexican Actuary Association in Guadalajara

  • Marketing VP in PMI Guadalajara Chapter

  • Certified as Project Management Professional (PMP®) by the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • B. Sc, Actuary from UNAM

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Diana Gimba, Managing Director, TenStep Nigeria

Gimba's background is in International development, and she has worked in this profession for more than 10 years.  She has provided consulting services for a number of donor organizations including the British government Department for International Development (DFID), the World Bank, the European Union (EU), United Nations (UN) Agencies (especially the UNDP and UNESCO), and a number of NGOs. Her specialty in governance (public sector reform, social service delivery and poverty reduction analysis) has afforded her opportunities to support the governments of English speaking West African countries especially the Nigerian governments. She is the lead consultant of Ra-ah Institute of Development (RID), Nigeria.

  • MPhil in Development studies and a PhD in Social Policy from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) University of Sussex and the University of York, England.

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Igor Ponomarev, Managing Director, TenStep Saint-Petersburg (St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region)

Ponomarev has more than 15 year consulting experience in business and political areas. He delivered consulting services for 200+ small, middle-sized and large companies. His main focuses in his professional career have been: project management and PMIS implementation; risk management; troubled project rescue; strategy development and corporate management; Balanced Scorecard and management by objectives; business process reengineering; people management; and motivation system improvement.

  • Saint-Petersburg State University – Master of Arts in Psychology

  • Prize-winner of the project «Talent Pool - a professional team of Russia».

  • EU Tacis-MTP Program, Managers' Training Program

  • Master of Business Administration - at the moment

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EC Neo, Managing Director, TenStep Singapore

Neo has over 14 years of experience in business process consulting and IT project management across multiple industries (Hospitality, Real Estate, Internet, and Public Sector). He specializes in Internet technologies and collaboration platforms with deep domain knowledge in hospitality procurement processes. He had re-engineered and implemented e-procurement processes for a number of prestigious hotel chains across 15 cities in Asia and Europe and had facilitated business process re-engineering workshops with over 400 managers. He is also the author of a popular Microsoft Excel project management tool, estimated at over 200,000 copies in circulation.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute

  • B.Eng (EEE) - Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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Lwitiko Mwalukasa, Managing Director, TenStep Tanzania

Mwalukasa is a founder, consultant and Managing Director of TenStep Tanzania. He has been working in the development field for more than seven years. He has been involved in developing and promoting participatory approaches and processes in management of community projects. He developed and delivered training modules on participatory monitoring & evaluation, project management, financial management, accountability, budget preparation and management, resource mapping and mobilization, the roles of Senior Managers in managing projects, complying with donors’ rules and regulations, and many others. He has experience in the banking industry and in donor funded programs in roles as Project Finance and Compliance Manager.

  • Mzumbe University – Tanzania (2001) in accounting

  • Postgraduate studies in International Project Management at Rovaniemi University of Applied Science (began 2004)

  • MBA programme with Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) (present)

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