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Mike Hannan is a leading-edge thinker and renegade who believes that we all must do more to unleash our boundless potential and solve increasingly complex global issues. He envisions a community-centric, expert-guided “power-to-the-edge” solution to most of these issues. For leaders and managers, this means open-platform approaches to innovating and sharing the most effective management practices. For consultants and other experts, this means that we are too often part of the problem, and need to do a much better job channeling our expertise in a way that delivers much greater impact.

Mike is a frequent speaker at annual corporate conferences, PMI events, and in the Agile & DevOps communities, with extensive experience coaching & training portfolio executives, PMO leaders, PMs and task leads. He is also a leading innovator of disciplined ways to integrate Agile, Lean, DevOps, Critical Chain, and other techniques to drive dramatic breakthroughs in the performance of project portfolios, and is lead author of the best-selling book, The CIO’s Guide to Breakthrough Project Portfolio Performance.

Mike serves on the board of Project Management for Change, a nonprofit dedicated to accelerating the realization of positive social outcomes. He is also Adjunct Professor for the University of Southern California’s graduate-level program in Project Management. On the personal side, Mike is a happily married father of 3 adult sons, a world-record-setting track & field athlete, and an amateur oenophile.