Dr. Brown has spoken to audiences from Anchorage Alaska to Amsterdam. He is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) by the National Speakers Association. Fewer than 10% of professional speakers worldwide have the CSP designation, the highest earned designation in the speaking industry. Participants say his use of stories and humor brings critical truths to light in an entertaining way that leaves them motivated to take action. He provides brilliant bluntness on real world, common sense practices for project management and leadership. An IBM executive stated, after Dr. Brown’s keynote speech, “If we all took the time to step back and remember what Dr. Brown taught us, we would be unstoppable in the marketplace.”
Dr. Brown is the author of The Handbook of Program Management, published by McGraw-Hill. He has also been published in the PMI Community Post, PM Network, PE Magazine and many other periodicals. His online video-based training courses have been used by companies large and small and provide actionable takeaways with a minimum time investment for participants.
Dr. Brown has managed his own company, SEBA® Solutions, for over fifteen years. He had a career at NASA that included hands-on experience as a team member, project manager and serving in executive-level organizational leadership roles. He has a patent for a project scheduling methodology and has received numerous awards, including “Engineer of the Year” from the Cape Canaveral Technical Societies, and is a recipient of the “NASA Public Service Medal” for exceptional contributions to NASA’s mission. He has a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida, an M.S. in Engineering Management from Florida Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Tennessee State University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
James is the son of a career Marine and was born in Beaufort, South Carolina. He grew up under strong discipline. He believes in the values of hard work, preparation and persistence. James is married and the proud father of two sons. He resides in central Florida with his wife Vanessa. An avid surf fisherman, his favorite activity is catch and release fishing for Roosterfish on the beaches of Mexico.
A fun, thought-provoking experience will be had by all, with everyone leaving motivated to improve themselves and the organization, as well as being armed with tools to make it happen.
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