Frank Kooijmans, MSc. CEO and business owner of Cadence Europe and Dutch National Academy. Worked most of his life in management training, coaching and consulting, with a focus on Project Management, business administration, leadership and professional skills. As Vice President of a leading Dutch business school he worked with The Wharton School (Philadelphia), Insead (France), Eada (Spain), Lifim (Finland) and others. Started his own company in 2003 and took over Niow Management Training in 2006. Founded Cadence GSP Benelux in 2006 and Cadence Europe in 2010 with a Cadence branch office in Sweden, in Paris in 2013 and is expanding to Finland, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark through Cadence Europe. Acts as a chairman of non executive boards of a few Dutch companies & institutions. Honorary Consul of the Business Administration Foundation in The Netherlands. Holds a master degree in Economics. Profile.
John Kempeneers, MBA, PMP, is a professional interim, change and project manager, with experience in different fields, mainly IT, for over 25 years. He is an excellent communicator, an entrepreneur and very result oriented. He has been responsible for the design and implementation of a Shared Service Centre, reorganizations(s), SAP implementations; strategic orientation of Business Units/production plants. His broad experience goes from project management to functional management. He is capable of translating strategic plans into practical realization by means of projects. He is an excellent coach with a strong focus on human dynamics. Profile.
Vrisou Vrisou van Eck, MSc, PMP, is senior project manager, PM expert, trainer and coach. He received his MSc degree in business administration from the Delft University of Technology. Vrisou performed in various project roles in the shipbuilding and steel industry before entering the IT-sector where he got most of his field experience in project management. First at CAP Gemini and later as an independent consultant. He works both in The Netherlands and in Spain. As an instructor he is a specialist in Project and Portfolio Management. He has been training many hundreds of senior project managers, as well as newcomers in the field. His main focus is on project consulting, assessing and reviewing of multidisciplinary projects and on individual coaching of project managers. Vrisou finished an extensive book (in Dutch) on all aspects of the art and science of project management (2007). Profile.
René Rijns, MSc, is a senior consultant, project manager and coach. He received his MSc degree in public administration from the Twente University. René holds a long experience both with project management in private and public organizations, including management positions in business development and IT. René has repeatedly demonstrated success in people and project management, product development and facilities management. As an instructor he got a wide experience in training, specifically in the project management area. As a professional interim, change and project manager he has been responsible for: design and implementation of reorganizations(s), SAP implementation; strategic re-orientation of Business Units. René is now living in Sweden and acts as the managing director of the Cadence branch office in Sweden. Profile.
Fabio Panzavolta, MSc, PMP. Senior Consultant, project manager, trainer, coach. 10+ years of experience in the field of Project and Program Management (banking, finance, IT, industry). Change manager; international Environment, multicultural teams. Project Methodology assessment in three regions (EMEA, Americas, Asia/Pacific). Consulting and implementation of project management methodology, tools, techniques and best practices improvements through coaching, training and team building initiatives. Panzavolta holds a university degree of Computer Science (Bologna, Italy): Masters in Computer Science, PMP (Project Management Professional) certified, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Masters French, Italian, Portugese and English. Profile.
Mika Holmström, Msc, PMP, Senior Project Management Consultant and Trainer.
Seasoned (international) Project manager and Consultant, Innovative leader in change management environments, Excellent organizer and project manager, multitalented general manager, out-of-the-box innovator and coach, excellent training skills. Mika has over 20 years of professional experience in international B-to-B general management, sales & marketing, business development, project management and R&D positions in large enterprises and medium-sized global companies. Outside Finland: international project manager & project management expert. Independend Project Management consultant. Worked for international companies like HP, Orbis, Nokia. Languages – English full professional proficiency, Finnish native or bilingual proficiency, Swedish professional working proficiency. Education and Certifications – PMP (Project Management Professional – PMI), Helsinki University of Technology – Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications and RF/Microwave Technology, M.Sc. Profile.
Dirk Doppelfeld, Msc, PMP, leitender Projektmanagementberater und Schulungsleiter. Routinierter (internationaler) Projektmanager und Berater, hervorragender Projektmanager. Dirk Doppelfeld besitzt eine mehr als 20-jährige Erfahrung in Positionen der Funktionsbereiche internationale Geschäftsführung und Projektentwicklung in großen und mittelständischen globalen Unternehmen. Unabhängiger Projektmanagement-Berater. Arbeitete für internationale Unternehmen wie Bosch, Volvo, Areva, Dassault, Lexmark, Air Liquide, Bull. Project Management Institute (PMI) – Director of Programs of the Paris – Ile de France chapter, Member of the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA). Sprachkenntnisse: Deutsch auf Muttersprachniveau, Englisch und Franzözisch fliessend. Ausbildung und Zertifizierungen: PMP (Project Management Professional – PMI), Universät Bonn: Wirtschaftswissenschaftler, Universität Bamberg: Politikwissenschaften, M.Sc. Profil