Ron Taylor is an internationally-known leader, lecturer, author, and consultant, and is the principal and founder of the Ron Taylor Group. He is Past President of the Washington D.C. Chapter of the Project Management Institute, the largest PMI Chapter in the world, with over 11,000 members. During Ron’s tenure as President, the Chapter was named PMI Chapter of the Year and Ron became the only person in the 35-year history of the Chapter to be named Leader of the Year of the 500,000-person Project Management Institute.
Ron began his career as a member of the faculty of the University of Kentucky, where he was nominated Teacher of the Year. After moving to the U.S. Census Bureau, he managed several multimillion-dollar projects and led the Bureau’s Project Management Board of Directors. He has been a featured speaker at several conferences and symposia and for a wide variety of groups, including the National Press Club, The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the CIA, the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives, the Center for Advanced Studies in Munich, the University of Maryland, Virginia Tech, George Mason University and the U.S. Army, Navy and Marine Corps.
Ron is Adjunct Professor in the Executive MBA Program at both Virginia Tech and George Mason University, and co – author of “77 Deadly Sins of Project Management.” He has been quoted in several books and periodicals devoted to project management and leadership, and is a frequent guest on radio programs. His latest book, “Leadership: Stories, Lessons and Uncommon Sense” is now available on Amazon.com. He is represented by the Washington Speakers Bureau.
Ron has an MBA from the University of Kentucky and holds the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute. Additional information can be found at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Taylor_(author)