About the instructor:
Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez is the world’s champion in project management and co-founder of a global movement – Brightline – that has transformed a tactical topic such as project management into one of the central issues in CEO’s 2030 agenda. He argues that projects are the lingua franca of the business and personal worlds from the C-suite to managing your career or relationships.
Antonio’s research and global impact in modern management been recognized by Thinkers50 with the prestigious award "Ideas into Practice". He has influenced CEOs of leading organizations; preeminent business media such as Harvard Business Review and The Economist; top business schools like Instituto de Empresa and Duke CE; renowned thought leader conclaves, such as Thinkers50 and the Peter Drucker Forum. His vision has impacted thousands of organizations leaders and MBA students.
He is a visiting professor at some of the world leading businesses schools (including Duke CE, Skolkovo, IE, Solvay, Vlerick); and a much in demand keynote speaker at events worldwide. Author of the bestselling “The Focused Organization” (Gower 2012) and contributor to four other business books. His next book, “The Project Revolution” (LID 2019) will be published mid-February 2019.
Antonio is one of the few thought leaders that holds a full time executive position, including Director of the Project Management Office at GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines. Past Chairman of the Project Management Institute, previously worked at BNP Paribas, Fortis Bank, ABN AMBRO and PricewatherhouseCoopers.
Born in Madrid, Spain, and educated in Germany, Mexico, Italy and the United States, Antonio is an Economist with an MBA from London Business School and Insead's International Director Program. He is fluent in five languages.