Thomas Walenta works on projects from 1974 and selected Project Management as his main profession in 1988.
Currently, he is a Coach and Mentor for Project Management Professionals and Interim Manager for Organizations. In 2014 he retired from IBM after 31 years, where he gained experience with setting up complex programs, running PMOs and turning around troubled projects for IBM clients in diverse industries and geographies. In parallel to his work he acts as a project management volunteer since 1998, as PMI Chapter President, PMI Board Director and received the PMI Fellow award in 2012. He is a frequent speaker at global conferences and published in several media. In 2017, he received a diploma qualification as a non-executive director from IoD, UK, which complements his 5 years as director on PMI’s global Board.