Thomas Walenta

is partially available.

Bis 2014, Program Manager, IBM Germany

Hackenheim bei Bad Kreuznach, Germany

About me

Work on projects / programs from 1974 and selected Project Management as career profession in 1988. Experience with complex programs, running PMOs and turning around troubled projects for IBM clients. Volunteer since 1998, as PMI Chapter President, PMI Board Director and many other roles. PMI Fellow award in 2012. Speaker at global conferences. Diploma as non-executive director from IoD, UK, which complements 6 years as director on PMI’s global Board. Initiated and ran PMOs, programs and projects for customers of IBM in system integration, software, outsourcing and strategy. Integrated the full portfolio of IBM solutions. Supported a manufacturer to establish portfolio management and setup of a hybrid PMO, serving agile and traditional projects. Cultural experience gained is from - government, insurance, banking, electronics and automotive industries geographically from - most European countries, Russia, Japan, India and US. Mentoring about 10 people concurrently.

Skills

Aufbau und Leitung von PMO's
Executive Coaching
Board of Directors
Projekt Assessments
Strategieentwicklung und -umsetzung
Globales Netzwerk in Project Management
Kultureller Hintergrund Japan Russland Indien
Durchführung von Schulungen und Trainings
Verbandsarbeit PMI
Redner auf globalen Kongressen
PMI Ethik Kommitee
Programm Management
Strategic Planning
Coaching
IBM
PMP Preparation
Business
Interim Management
responsible
Position
Consulting
Management
Systemische Beratung
IT-Projektmanagement

Timeline

Professional experience for Thomas Walenta

  • Current 10 years and 2 months, since Apr 2014

    Interim Manager, Coach, Mentor, Trainer für Projekt & Programm Management

    Strategic Project Management

    Interim Management: temporary positions to achieve specific targets

  • 19 years and 6 months, 2002 - Jun 2021

    Lehrbeauftragter

    Fachhochschule Darmstadt

    Pflichtkurs Projektmanagement im MBA

  • 3 years, Jan 2017 - Dec 2019

    Member Board of Directors (Aufsichtsrat)

    PMI

  • 6 years, Jan 2011 - Dec 2016

    PMI Ethics Review Committee 2011-2016 (Volunteer)

    PMI

  • 30 years and 4 months, Jan 1984 - Apr 2014

    Program Manager

    IBM Germany

  • 5 years and 3 months, Jan 2009 - Mar 2014

    Project and Program Manager, Key Account Manager

    IBM

    I am responsible for all IBM business in EMEA with Panasonic

  • 30 years and 6 months, Oct 1983 - Mar 2014

    Employee at IBM Germany in different positions

    IBM
  • 3 years, Jan 2006 - Dec 2008

    Director, Board of Directors 2006-2008

    PMI

    Elected by global membership for a three year term on the Board, fulfilling oversight and strategic planning responsibilities.

  • 6 years and 3 months, Oct 2002 - Dec 2008

    SAP Program Manager Panasonic Europe

    IBM

    I am responsible for the IBM part of the program of SAP rollouts and SAP operations in EMEA for Panasonic Europe.

  • 7 years and 10 months, Mar 1998 - Dec 2005

    President (1998-2005) (volunteer)

    PMI Frankfurt Chapter

  • 1 year and 9 months, Jan 2001 - Sep 2002

    Program Manager

    Commerzbank (Client)

    Managed a program of projects creating and maintaining the risk management software for the bank's investment banking group.

  • 5 years and 6 months, Jan 1995 - Jun 2000

    Manager PMO

    IDG / Gothaer (Client)

    Designed, build and run a PMO for a 600 heads IT group for Gothaer. Up to 8 staff members, implemented earned value, portfolio management, function point etc. PMO concept was implemented in all outsourcing companies of IBM in Germany.

  • 3 years and 1 month, Jan 1992 - Jan 1995

    Project Manager (Project MAJA)

    Ministry of Justice (Client)

Educational background for Thomas Walenta

  • 6 months, Jul 2017 - Dec 2017

    Boards, Directors, Strategy, Leadership, Finance

    Institute of Directors UK

  • Current 9 years and 11 months, since Jul 2014

    Lecturer, Business Management

    Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule

    Lecturer for Project Management related classes

  • 8 years and 3 months, Apr 2009 - Jun 2017

    MBA

    Steinbeis

  • Current 21 years and 5 months, since 2003

    Project Management, MBA

    Hochschule Darmstadt - Lectures Projectmanagement since 2002

  • 1973 - 1983

    Mathematics

    University of Mainz

Languages

  • German

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  • English

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Interests

PMI
IPMA
GPM
Project Management
Program Management
Portfolio Management
OPM3
PPM
PM
PGM
Briard
Porsche
PMO
Non Executive Director

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