Published in PM Network Magazine
Carl Sergeant, PMP, Senior Instructor, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution, brings an entrepreneurial, results-focused viewpoint based on more than three decades of project, programme and portfolio management experience to his client engagements. An internationally respected thought leader, Carl has been recognsed as one of the fifty most powerful and influential project management professionals in the world by the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) PM Network magazine.
Using his experience in the telecommunications industry, Carl shares learning and development insights that help create leaders at all organisational levels. As a senior project executive, he has managed project portfolios delivering revenues in excess of $500 million and in 24 months built a cross-functional PMOs while closing capability gaps through methodology development, individual and group learning and coaching and career path charting – all with an eye toward demonstrating return on investment to executive management.
His success in building individual and team capabilities has led him to focus on an approach that combines the power of people with intuitive project communications. An approachable mentor and an in-demand public speaker, he has spoken at many project management events, including Project World/Business Analyst World, PMI® Canada’s Technology Triangle Chapter and the PMI® Lakeshore Chapter Symposium. He also has written for PM Network.
In addition to his work with us, Carl is the principal at Carl Sergeant Consulting, Inc., where he coaches both individuals and organisations in targeted project management techniques and best practices. A veteran of Canada’s telecommunications and technology industries, he has held a number of leadership positions with Bell Canada, Bell Connexim and Ericsson Canada.
Carl is an active member of the PMI® Southern Ontario and PMI® Lakeshore chapters. He holds Leadership Certification from Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.