PANEL DISCUSSION SUMMARY
The panels addressed the following topics: The Strategic Value of Resource Planning, Portfolio Management, and the PMO; The Challenges of initiating and implementing a comprehensive Resource Planning Process. Our panelists, provided insight gained through their experiences with resource planning in a very challenging global business environment. We anticipate lively discussions that will enhance the Summit experience. The panel is moderated by Frank P. Saladis, Summit Master of Ceremonies.
Virgil Howard, PMP, is a Sr. IT Program Manager who has over 20 years of experience in strategy, process and technology development. Currently he is leading efforts at Medtronic to integrate IT Solutions into Cardiac products. As part of the journey, he has been instrumental in working with the Medtronic R&D community to develop and execute a resource management strategy across all of Medtronic. Virgil has an MBA from the University of St. Thomas.