Delivery Capabilities: Lean StartUp and Scaling
Competitive advantage comes from delivering differentiated value in response to market needs. Learn about the many ways in which project management can adapt to deliver the right value with a balance of rigor and speed. Understand how to develop, improve, and evolve project management capabilities as your business grows and evolves.
Meet the Facilitators
Co-founder, CEO at Jetstream Africa
Miishe has 15 years of experience in strategy, analysis & legal transactions, including for Wachtell Lipton and Bain & Company in New York, where she was a top-ranked analyst.
Before Jetstream, Miishe served as a business teaching fellow for MEST Africa in Accra, Ghana. Miishe earned an Honors BA in Philosophy from Harvard College, and a JD from Stanford Law School. She lives in Tema, Ghana.
Chief Strategy & Growth Officer PMI; Co-Founder ProjectManagement.com
As Chief Strategy and Growth Officer, Dave crafts and drives the execution of the PMI strategy to create a clear growth path. He works across the organization to define, test, and deliver “new products that matter,” to deliver dramatic increases in value to our customers. He is charged with assisting PMI to build teams that are aligned and integrated seamlessly across the organization. Dave is also responsible for mergers, acquisitions, and strategic sourcing partners for PMI to address the emerging new work ecosystem.
Dave had joined PMI in January 2014 through the ProjectManagment.com acquisition. He was the co-founder, President and CEO of ProjectManagement.com (formerly Gantthead.com ), an online community for project professionals established in 2000 and acquired by PMI in 2014. During his time with Gantthead, he acquired the ProjectsAtWork magazine in 2003 and formed partnerships with some of the world’s best known project management software providers.
Before that, Dave served as the Director of Advanced Technology Group with Headstrong, Inc. He led the knowledge management function, which included the development and management of the corporate intranet site, ongoing systems development, and administration. Dave created Project Pain Reliever, a just-in-time handbook for managing projects, and published articles related to web development, project management and online publishing. He also served in multiple volunteer positions for PMI prior to becoming employed by the organization.
Dave is a graduate of The American University (Washington, D.C., United States) with a Master’s of Science in Management Information Systems.