Project management wisdom from practitioners and the UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley
Like many of his colleagues Wayne is an “accidental project manager”, starting as a mechanical designer, advancing into engineering, passing into engineering planning, growing to lead global, high-tech, complex programs, advising senior management in program/project process development.
Wayne’s decades of work have yielded a diverse experience set; his jobs included, designing of machine tools, designing for automated assembly, manufacturing engineer, managing a software application development project, managing customer relations, managing product release to market programs, leading a non-profit organization, managing telecom upgrade projects, managing customer call center projects, managing project portfolio process development; his career has journeyed through industry sectors in metal-working/assembly manufacturing, nuclear energy, computer manufacturing, automotive, telecommunications; his forms of employment have run the full gambit, from full-time employee, to contractor, to consultant; he has contributed directly to, IBM, Westinghouse, Intuit, PMI-Silicon Valley Chapter, Honda/Acura, SoftReach Services, plus others; thru customer interfacing jobs he has worked with numerous Fortune 500 corporations many at the executive level.
Educationally, Wayne has degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration, and a certificate in Program/Project Management. He is a certified PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) and is past president of the PMI-Silicon Valley chapter.
With all the above, and more, it is clear Wayne is not one to sit idle. He is constantly doing, learning or teaching. Philosophically he believes a person’s success is measured in project achievements, new perspectives gained, new people met and help given along the way.
(The Business of Project Management - waynegoulding-blog.com)