CV2017

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT EXPERT

Diego provides a fresh sense of intrapreneurship and business cross-pollination and insights acquired through a growing international career attending diverse industries. A project management guru of high-complexity programs in Corporate Transformation, Strategic Management, and IT. Able to design roadmaps that maximize strategic impact. Competent in risk management, planning & controlling, and the development of learning within an organization. Besides being a practitioner, Diego contributes to the community at different levels. He is active in several boards, teaches in several higher-learning institutions, and participates in global conferences & expert groups. He’s developed a strong professional network extending over 70 countries. Diego has a clear understanding of LATAM (markets, legal, government), US-Latin culture and how to develop synergies.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2010 - 2016 DINTERSA (International)

Senior Change Management Consultant

  • Ability to retain customers over extended periods (+11 years).
  • Simultaneous management of multiple projects for different accounts.
  • Consult for corporate groups greater than 50 companies.
  • Maintain complex project timeboxes between 10 and 36 months.
  • Direct distributed teams within 90% of projects.
  • Projects heavily supported through IT improvement, capacity development, and cultural change.
  • Oversee ERP/CRM/SAP/other implementation teams, as part of greater project or program aimed at strategic improvement.
  • Successfully lead to completion 3, multi-year, company turnaround programs.
  • Experience in these industry segments: energy, mass production, banking, insurance, commodities, data centers, and international commerce.

2004 - 2010 DINTERSA (International)

Business Change Manager

  • Assessment services in relation to stakeholder management, project execution, and results.
  • Turned around an unprofitable business in the energy industry. Redesigned processes, team capacity building, logistics, lobbying, IT system, and product development.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE VOLUNTEER

2016* International Project Management Association

Director of Marketing - USA

In charge of ideation, development and execution of IPMA's marketing strategy in  order to drive Brand Recognition, and increase Membership levels.

2013 - 2016 International Project Management Association

Director of Certification Body

National authority for certifying individuals on Project Management frameworks at different levels of expertise and performance capacity.

2013 - 2016 Startup Grind

Local Chapter Director

Networking and creating awareness for startups.

2014 - 2017 International Project Management Association

Awards Management Board (AMBO) - Global

Board member in charge of overseeing, finding, and evaluating global projects in order to discover, through evidence, the best-practices in project management in order to achieve success.

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Green Project Manager
GPM Global


Professional Scrum Master I
Scrum.org


Certified Project Manager
International Project Management Association
Global capacity rank: IPMA Level C

EDUCATION

2004 Master (M.A.) Organizational Change & Developement

Regent University - Virginia, USA

 

2002* Wirtschaftswissenschaft (Business Economics)

Otto von Guericke Universitat - Sachsen Anhalt, Germany

*Completed 30 credits towards a Master's degree.

2000 Bachelor (B.Sc.) Marketing

Oral Roberts University - Oklahoma, USA

 

KEY SKILLS
  • Monitoring & evaluation
  • Business awareness
  • Strategic planning
  • Conflict resolution at execution
  • Project planning
  • Resource planning
  • Multi-project scheduling
  • Project controlling
  • Risk management
  • Stakeholder management
  • IT skills
  • Leadership & teamwork
  • Team development (Training)
  • Project assessment
  • Lessons learned & growth
  • Portfolio prioritizing
  • Coaching
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Capacity building
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Business models & structures
  • Process management
  • Core business improvement
  • Data centers & security
  • CRM & ERP systems
  • Project management (PM)
  • IT “Scrum Agile” PM methods
  • PM Office development
  • Project auditing