Once upon a time… Blackberry, Blockbuster, Ericson, Nokia (BBEN) dominated our world of technology and entertainment. Meanwhile Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google (FANG) were nowhere to be found beside someone’s garage.
Then what happened to BBEN, and where are they now? Contrary, can we function without FANG today? How do PMs from Apple, Microsoft, Google dominate the new world of technological innovation with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Analytics (DA)?
Bring your head, heart, and humor to this interactive keynote! We’ll share 3-C secrets that you can integrate FANG’s formula for success and reduce the risks of BBEN’s failure. Through in-depth research and powerful personal stories, we will inform, entertain, and inspire you to seek innovation in any projects that you manage, and deliver creative solutions to elevate the customer’s experience.
We program/project managers can walk away with these 3-C secrets with the latest trends in AI and DA project management:
About the Instructor:
Jimmy Thai, PMP
Jimmy escaped Vietnam 15 times, imprisoned twice, and witnessed police killed his brother. Through determination, he eventually arrived in America as a “Boat People” refugee. With no English, money, or education, he started as a janitor. 5 years later, he graduated from UCSD with a BSEE degree. He went on to earn his MSEE and MBA degrees, then attended Executive Leadership training at the world-class Harvard University, and Federal Executive Institute. In 2011, he's cracked the “Bamboo Ceiling” as a Vice President for Technology with SAIC – a Fortune500 company with $11Bil in revenue and 47K employees. His journey illustrates the American Dream is alive, and immigrant stories are the fabric of America.
A frequent speaker on TED Talks, PMI, CIO Vision, ISC Conferences in Las Vegas, New York, Washington DC, and international stages, Jimmy’s speaking provokes your mind, heart, and humor! His 501.c.3 www.BuildaSchoolFoundation.org has built 70 schools and bridges in Vietnam & Philippines in 4 years.
In April 2016, Jimmy Thai became the first Vietnamese-American ever being featured on the cover of the Toastmasters International magazine in its 87-year history.
Meeting Leader: Kuntal Thakore, PMP, CSM
Technical: 2.0 PDU
PMI Silicon Valley Members: $0.00 (special for November and December meetings)
Non-Members: $0.00 (special for November and December meetings)
This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members. The Plan Ahead registration fee paid is based on the registrant's ability to commit to attendance, ahead of time. The Plan Ahead registration fee will not be refunded for any reason, other than event cancellation, after normal business hours (5:00 PM, Pacific) on the registration deadline day. The PMI - Silicon Valley Chapter reserves the right to make last minute changes to program content and speakers, as circumstances dictate.
|Event End Date||12-09-2020|
|Cut off date||12-08-2020|