“The Value of Project Management” PMI’s 2017 Pulse of the Profession®


Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, MBA, PMP


In the 2017 Pulse of the Profession® presentation, you will learn what PMI’s latest research reveals in project and program results. For the first time in five years, more projects are meeting original goals and business intent, and being completed within budget. While this progress is likely due to many factors, the presentation identifies the organizational investments that PMI research shows helps organizations achieve their strategic initiatives and realize their business goals. You will learn what those organizations we identify as Champions do that differentiates them from underperformers.

Speaker Biography

Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez is Director of Program Management Office at GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines. Previously, he worked as Head of Transversal Portfolio Management at BNP Paribas Fortis, where he developed and implemented a company-wide project selection and prioritization process for a portfolio of 150. He was also responsible for monitoring the execution of the roadmap providing quarterly updates to the bank’s executive committee.

Prior to that, Mr. Nieto-Rodriguez was the head of Post-Merger Integration at Fortis Bank, leading what was the largest takeover in the financial service history: the acquisition of ABN AMRO. He also worked for 10 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a senior manager, becoming the global lead practitioner for project management.

Mr. Nieto-Rodriguez is a professor at the prestigious executive education school Duke CE, and other leading business schools such as Instituto de Empresa, Solvay and Vlerick. He has delivered executive programs to leaders of more than 30 multinationals on how to improve their strategy execution and project management capabilities. He is also a regular keynote speaker at international events, where he speaks on the strategic value of project management. 

Talent Triangle

Technical project management