Meet the Subject Matter Experts

Strategy Execution's subject matter experts are recognised thought leaders in the fields of Project, Programme and Contract Management as well as Business Analysis and Business Skills. They are capable of speaking to audiences on a variety of industry topics and have broad experience presenting to clients worldwide.

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Kathleen Connell Dawn, Senior Instructor, Strategy Execution, is the principal instructor for several of our core contract management courses. She draws upon decades of contract management experience to provide students with real-life, practical tools and knowledge, balanced with insights into the theories behind the practice. Working with a wide range of organizations, Kathleen focuses on growing their government contracting capabilities by advising contract, subcontract and procurement professionals involved in diverse domestic and international programs.

Joseph R. Czarnecki, PMP, MSP, SCPM, is vice president, product and sales support, at Strategy Execution.

Joe's in-depth knowledge allows him to align client needs with course offerings, guide the contextualisation of courses to clients' cultures and processes, and bring insights from clients to the development of new courses. Joe has more than 25 years of experience in instructional design, with a focus on portfolio and programme management for financial services, aeronautics, manufacturing, energy and technology companies.

James H. Foreman, PMP, Senior Consultant, Strategy Execution, specialises in advanced project management. With clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to global industries to the US federal government, he has provided project management training and professional services for more than 30 years. In addition, he has extensive experience in the areas of strategic planning for information management and the information system life cycle as well as service acquisition and service delivery.

Jonathan Gilbert, PMP, Executive Director of Client Solutions, Strategy Execution, brings more than 30 years of experience as a project manager, educator, consultant and engineer to his client engagements. His experience, including construction, government, financial services, energy and telecommunications, gives his clients the added benefit of insights from across a range of industries.

Raed Haddad, Managing Director Asia & Australia, Strategy Execution, is responsible for ensuring we exceed client expectations in the delivery of all our services and products worldwide. Raed works directly with clients to develop strategies that drive competitive advantage through delivery and measurement of TwentyEighty-driven performance improvement programmes. Our clients benefit from Raed's insights based on more than 25 years of multi-cultural, project management expertise across a range of industries, including: health care, technology, government, telecom and financial services.

Rowena Prentice, Senior Instructor with Strategy Execution, has years of federal government experience that included working with various US federal agencies and worldwide organisations on a range of consulting, rapid-deployment training and presentations related to contracting and program management.

Carl S. Sergeant, PMP, Senior Instructor, brings an entrepreneurial, results-focused viewpoint based on more than three decades of project, programme and portfolio management experience to his client engagements. An internationally respected thought leader, Carl has been recognised as one of the fifty most powerful and influential project management professionals in the world by the Project Management Institute's (PMI) PM Network magazine.

Tim Wasserman, Chief Learning Officer for Strategy Execution and Programme Director for Stanford Advanced Project Management (SAPM) Programme.

Tim is responsible for leading the strategy and content of all Strategy Execution learning solutions. He is an expert in the successful implementation of large-scale organisational behavior change, with over 25 years of experience developing and implementing enterprise-wide initiatives for Fortune 500 companies. Tim has led design and implementation teams to improve execution capabilities for organisations including Cisco, Google, Medtronic, Nordstrom, Prudential and Boeing. He has delivered workshops globally, and is on the SAPM programme faculty delivering on campus at Stanford on the topics of organisational change and transformation, and global team effectiveness.