Associate Vice President, Speakersavpspeakers@pmimassbay.org
Director of Certifications
John Morrison, PMP - is a project manager that uses Alliance Marketing to enhance client success management and strengthen sponsor and vendor relationships. He identifies and creates strategic partnerships between technology providers and industry specialists who seek innovative products and leading edge services for greater operational efficiency and productivity.
John has been active in supporting the chapter through a variety of volunteer positions - such as Director of Corporate Relations, and AVP of Sponsorship for the chapter's annual Professional Development Day. In his past role as AVP of Roundtables, John had great pleasure in leading the expansion of the program from four roundtables to ten!
AVP Curriculum Development
Dr. Sriram Rajagopalan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the University of Madras in India, a Master's (MS) degree in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University, Michigan, a business (MBA) degree in Management from Concordia University, Wisconsin, and a doctorate (PhD) degree in Organization and Management from Capella University, Minnesota.
Sriram works as the Vice President of Proposition Delivery with Aptus Health. Besides having established the Program Management Office (PMO) in Aptus Health and a Project Office in West Notifications Group, he has delivered numerous projects for clients such as eFunds, Northwest Airlines, CVS Pharmacy, Prime Therapeutics, US Airways, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and several pharmaceutical firms such as GSK, Novartis, AstraZeneca, Depomed, and Boehringer-Ingelheim.
Sriram became one of the semi-finalists for Kerzner award for process excellence. He frequently blogs and has published peer-reviewed scholarly international journals, Scrum articles, and PM Network on topics related to project management, agile transformation, and about the TONES© framework to middle management transformation through self-initiated post-doctoral work.
Sriram also engages actively in training project management and agile concepts including certification preparation through his own business, Agile Training Champions (www.agiletrainingchampions.com). He also is an active speaker on frameworks like TONES and PARAG to middle management transformation through project management. In addition to having published in International peer-reviewed scholarly journals, PM Network, and Scrum Alliance, Sriram also maintains a blog at agilesriram.blogspot.com.
Sriram also holds many professional certifications in project management (PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-SP, PMI-RMP, CSP, CSPO, CSD, CSM, ACC, IT Project+, SCM, SCPO, SCD, SAMC, SCT, and CSOXP). With extensive software development and project management experience in many industries, he promotes the scholar-practitioner approach engaging in numerous speaking engagements and delivering information technology and project management courses as adjunct faculty at Northeastern University and the University of Riverside.