President & CEO of TenStep Corporate, Inc., the network of 40+ TenStep offices in the United States and around the world.
President & CEO of TenStep, Inc., a company focused on project management consulting, staffing, training, and coaching.
Kumar has global P&L, operations management, and project management experience across multiple industries: integrated steel production, manufacturing, consulting, software services, and consumer packaged goods. In his 25+ years of management consulting and executive experience around the world, he has restructured, created, and managed best-in-class global operations for several Fortune 500 companies—significantly increasing shareholder value in the process.
As a member of the Asia Pacific Executive Council, Kumar helped run a Fortune 500 company’s $1 billion regional operations across 14 countries in Asia. He managed the Business Transformation function for the company’s global business unit, integrating country operations, managing highly complex transformation projects, and building and managing an innovative global IT organization across the US, Brazil, Hungary, China, Malaysia, and India..
Kumar is also the CEO and owner of two other companies: a communications training and consulting firm, and an onsite technical support, consulting, and training organization for global manufacturing companies.
Vice President Professional Services, TenStep, Inc., a company focused on methodology development, training and consulting.
Mochal is an expert instructor and consultant on project management, project management offices, development lifecycle, portfolio management, application support, people management and other related areas. He has spoken extensively around the US and around the world. Work experience at Geac Computers, The Coca-Cola Company, Capgemini, and Eastman Kodak.
Managing Director, TenStep Bulgaria
Apostolov has 14 years of experience in project management. He has been responsible for a large number of projects financed by the European Union and other international organizations. He previously founded Projecta Ltd. – a project management consultancy and training company, based in Sofia, Bulgaria. He speaks Bulgarian and English, and is conversant in Russian.
Managing Director, TenStep Schweiz GmbH and TenStep Deutschland GmbH
Dietziker has over 25 years experience in managing IT projects. Before he established TenStep Schweiz GmbH and TenStep Deutschland GmbH, he spent 15 years as a co-partner and CEO of the Swiss branch of a big German software company, SoftM. He has worked for both international and local companies, especially in ERP Software integration. He speaks German, English and basic French.
Managing Director, TenStep Costa Rica
Mr. Vasquez has more than 30 years of experience as an executive as well as consulting, sales, project management and rescue of mission critical projects in Latin America. He has held positions in international and government corporations as Project Manager, Product Manager, IT Manager, Business Development Manager, Marketing Manager and Public Relations in the Industry, Banking, Government and Education. He is a recognized regional leader in project consultancy and also in successful CAPM and PMP training programs.
Managing Director, TenStep Ecuador
Ledesma has over 20 years of project management experience in the construction industry, leading complex projects for private sector clients by providing project management services as client representative. In 1995 he started and has managed Ledific S.A., his own project management consulting company with clients building: schools, universities, hotels, multiplex, shopping centers, apartment buildings, museums, an aquarium, a concert hall, a land development and country club projects.
He has experience as instructor in project management since 2000 for the M.Sc. in Construction management at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, trainer in PM for companies like General Motors Omnibus B.B., Siemens Ecuador, and speaker at local project management conferences.
Managing Director, TenStep EPM Tunisia and TenStep France
Sfayhi has more than 30 years of experience in Project Management and Financial Audit. In the field of general project management he specializes in project audits. He is the author of two French versions of the “Guide to Using International Standards on Auditing in the Audit of Small- and Medium-Sized Entities” published by the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) – First edition 2007 and third Edition 2011. He was lecturer of project management and financial audit at the universities of IHEC CARTHAGE, UVT TUNIS and UMLT TUNIS -TUNISIA. He speaks French, Arabic and English.
Vice President, TenStep EPM Tunisia and TenStep France
Ghodbane has over 12 years consulting experience in information systems design and retro design assistance (in SQLSERVER and ORACLE), enterprise assistance in the implementation of a Sharepoint Portal (ETAP OneTech, TTE, COMAR), and the implementation of 2003/2007 EPM solutions in different fields: IT and telecom sector, communication, oil industry, banking, insurances and different services (ETAP OneTech, Attijari Bank, Orange Telecom, etc.). He speaks Arabic, French, and English.
Managing Director, TenStep Georgia
Nahavandi has 15 years’ experience as an instructor and consultant on project/program manager competency development, risk management, building and running PMOs, program and benefit management, portfolio management, program governance, and outsourcing PMOs.
Managing Director, TenStep Ghana
Agyapong-Bempa is a PhD Candidate and a Management Consultant with 10 years’ project management experience delivering ICT projects in Telecom sector. He has supported various projects and programs, including technical and non-technical projects. His main technical projects involved Fixed and GSM network roll-out and expansion projects in Ghana with MTN Ghana, Airtel Ghana and Vodafone. Non-technical projects have involved business process development, project management framework design and capacity building for organizations.
Agyapong-Bempa is skilled in strategy planning and execution using balanced scorecard by Kaplan & Norton. He has a strong background in: leadership capacity building; PMO setup and operations at the international level; and corporate project delivery, earned value analysis, and performance management.
Managing Director, TenStep Ghana
Boye has over 25 years of civil engineering, construction project management, procurement and contract management experience. He has experience in providing project management assessments, rehabilitation assessments, design/shop drawings reviews, and cost engineering including preparation of Progress Reports for multiple infrastructure and construction projects. He has worked in many corporate environments, including Department of Feeder Roads, Volta River Authority, General Electric/Stone & Webster/GECAD in Ghana, Kumasi Polytechnic, Newmont Mining/Planning Alliance/rePlan, Gecad in Ghana, Terrascon Engineering Limited in Sierra Leone and Ghana, African Development Bank in Liberia, and Joissam (Ghana) Limited.
Director and Partner, TenStep Guatemala
Perez has over 20 years in Business, IT and Project Management experience. He has developed a career in a local retail operation in Central America, and contributed for 15 years to its growth to become the biggest retail operation in this region. Perez occupied positions as Information Systems VP at La Fragua, and as Regional IT Director at Wal Mart Central America. Perez has experience as IT and PM consultant in Guatemala helping companies to improve IT value realization and PM results, in projects such as ERP installations. His clients include CODISA, AgroAmerica, Banco de Guatemala, Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala, Banco HSBC de El Salvador, Corporación Multi Inversiones-CMI, GNC, Motorola and DTSolutions. Perez is founder president and active member of the potential PMI Guatemala Chapter.
Director and Partner, TenStep Guatemala
Villatoro has over 15 years of business, telecommunications and project management experience as a manager in several positions in telecommunications services operators and as an independent consultant to a variety of customers. Villatoro has worked in renowned companies like AT&T, Comcel Millicom, Telefónica de España, as International Traffic Manager, Operator Relationships Manager, and Interconnection and Roaming Manager. She served as well as Administrative Manager and General Manager at Networking Consultants and ICTSA, a telecommunications consulting firm in Guatemala. As a consultant, Villatoro provided guidance in several projects to BellSouth, Skytel and Sersat. Villatoro is also an experienced English-Spanish translator, specializing in ITC subjects. Villatoro is an active member of the potential PMI Guatemala Chapter and volunteers in several chapter activities.
Managing Director, TenStep Ireland
Maher has extensive experience of the Irish ICT industry, gained over a period of more than 20 years. During that time, he has held several Senior Management positions with a number of industry-leading IT services companies, working extensively in Irish industry and commerce as well as establishing lasting business relationships at executive level with many blue-chip private and public-service organizations.
Managing Director, TenStep Italy
Madaio spent about twenty years as an IBM System Engineer and Project Manager, then was the Information System Director (ISM) of Skandia Insurance Group in Italy and a Senior Consultant and Service Manager for Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.
Madaio, as an IBM System Engineer, led big consultancies on projects dealing with renewing, updating, transferring and merging of data centers in the Italian finance area.
Madaio’s native language is Italian, and he speaks fluent English and solid French.
Managing Director, TenStep Middle East and TenStep Pakistan
Bragg has 30 years of business and project management experience, covering all aspects of IT as well as insurance, education, development, mining and consulting. He has extensive experience as an instructor in project management and technical fields, has lectured in Technology Management at the Arabian Gulf University, and has been an invited speaker at several regional conferences. He has been based in the Middle East for the last 12 years.
He is a past Regional General Manager for one of the biggest international software companies, and has substantial experience in change and performance management, outsourcing services, training, data analysis and design, and consulting services.
President, TenStep Poland
Guzik has worked for numerous companies in Poland and abroad as an middle or high level manager. Some of the positions he has held in the past are Marketing Manager for Lediberg Ltd, Translation Engineer for Magit/Corel Poland, Sales Manager for Bortslap/Fabory Poland. He has participated in numerous projects within Poland, cooperating with companies such as Dialog Telekom, Siemens, Inter Cars, etc. He speaks fluent Polish, English, and Russian.
Managing Director, TenStep Western Poland
Filipiuk is an expert in project management. Through managing large telecommunication and industrial companies, he acquired unique and wide professional experience in conducting projects not only in the business environment, but also in public administration and government. He specializes in high-risk projects and risk management in general. Joining professional interest and passion for philosophy, he particularly appreciates epistemological and ethical aspects of project management.
Managing Director, TenStep Suriname and TenStep The Netherlands
Valkenburg has 20 years of Project Management, ICT and Business Consultancy experience across a wide variety of industries (chemicals, energy, medical, public sector), countries (Netherlands, USA, Belgium UK, Germany, France, Suriname, Guatemala, Barbados, Belize) and cultures. He has successfully completed projects for several large companies and organizations in both the private and public sectors. His clients include Rijksoverheid, Dupont, BSN Medical, Atos, NUON, KPMG and ICI/Huntsman in Europe; KPMG LLP, Siemens, Chemtura and Rutgers University in the United States of America; and the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) in Suriname, Barbados, Belize and USA. Valkenburg is available as project manager, trainer, consultant and coach (both one-on-one and team).
Managing Director, TenStep Tanzania
Mwalukasa is a founder, consultant and Managing Director of TenStep Tanzania. He has been working in the development field for more than seven years. He has been involved in developing and promoting participatory approaches and processes in management of community projects. He developed and delivered training modules on participatory monitoring & evaluation, project management, financial management, accountability, budget preparation and management, resource mapping and mobilization, the roles of Senior Managers in managing projects, complying with donors’ rules and regulations, and many others. He has experience in the banking industry and in donor funded programs in roles as Project Finance and Compliance Manager.
Director, TenStep Uganda
Kalema is a Registered Electrical Engineer by the Uganda Engineers Registration Board [ERB] with 16 years’ experience in ground aeronautical engineering systems and mobile telecommunications. Over the years, he has managed several projects in the areas of power, telecommunications transmission, subscriber registration, radio optimization, mobile billing/charging, and aeronautics/aviation. He has also spread his wings into project management consultancy under Tenstep Uganda.
Kalema is also passionate about volunteering, currently serving under PMI Uganda Chapter and PMI Africa Region.
Managing Director, TenStep Russia and TenStep Ukraine
Plakhov has more than 30 year experience in people management and project management. He has been responsible for many military R&D projects. Plakhov is experienced in all aspects of organization development, business process engineering, IT and project management. He specializes in management consulting and training, as well as practical project management.