October 04 , 2005 - Speaker
Jim "Coach" Hunter - Founder PM-Global.
"Global Entrepreneur's Toolkit: Proven Techniques, Tools & Tactics"
Jim Hunter has spent his career managing global IT projects in Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Micronesia, Philippines, France and the United States. With more than 25 years in the information technology industry, Jim has a wide range of experience including project management, strategic planning, business process improvement and development of business technology solutions.
Jim's 12-year public administration career with the United States Foreign Service Diplomatic Corps. included several appointments in the Asia/Pacific region. He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technologies and a graduate of the U.S. Federal Executive Institute's Public Administration program.
In addition to his public service, Jim has gained extensive knowledge and experience in the private sector. Jim successfully managed mission-critical projects in the petrochemical, entertainment, distribution/logistics, insurance and securities/investment banking industries.
After a 3-year stint (during 1997-2000) as the Senior Project Manager for an IT consulting company in Tokyo, Jim co-founded PM-Global. He was also a founding member of Stanford University's Advanced Project Management program in 1998, which has evolved into the present Stanford Certified Project Manager (SCPM) project management mastery program. Jim has been a member of the international Project Management Institute (PMI) since 1989 and achieved the globally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in 1993.