Mike has managed projects in large organizations across several industries. This experience allows Mike to bring a wealth of experience about practices that have worked and those that were miserable failures.
Founder and head of development for Procyon Computer Systems, Inc. Interactive graphics software was nominated for best graphics software for VAX computers.
Electronic commerce application for loan processing at Home Savings of America, a 400 branch multi-state bank resulting in $2M estimated savings.
Upgrade of the police dispatch system at Los Angeles World airports
Implementation of uniform global Information Systems policies and standards at Amgen
Procurement and implementation of $3 million+ data global quality and data profiling project at Amgen
Writing and implementing global risk management procedures at Abbott Vascular saving $50K on software acquisition.
Managed software development risk at Procyon Computer Systems.
Technical editor and primary contributor to the risk management chapter of the ANSI/ISO standard PMBoK Guide.
Wrote the project risk management course for Learning Tree International where he trained managers from many disciplines to effectively implement risk management processes.
Developed project risk management plan for Los Angeles World Airports Telecommunications Division.
Managed Corporate Quality Risk Management at Amgen leading a team form 5 manufacturing sites.
Managed writing and implementation of global risk management procedures at Abbott Vascular.
Mike delivered more than 150 corporate training classes for companies such as Learning Tree International, International Institute for Learning and ESI International. He wrote and delivered project management training classes for his own clients. The project manager of a $900 million project told Mike he learned from Mike's 4-day training.
He is a member of National Speakers Association and an Advanced Communicator Bronze with Toastmasters International.
Mike delivered more than 20 risk management training sessions at Abbott Vascular. He wrote the classes which were presented.
Project Management Institute - Project Management Professional (1997), President California Central Coast Chapter 2003 & 2004
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) - Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) (1999)
American Society for Quality (ASQ) - Certified Quality Engineer CQE (2006), Senior member
National Speakers Association
Toastmasters International - Advanced Communicator Bronze
National Association of Document Examiners - 2012 Conference Chair
Forensic Expert Witness Association - Board of Directors, San Diego Chapter