Mike Babneau

Mike Babneau

Mike Babneau is the Associate Director of Portfolio Management in Research & Development projects at Upsher-Smith. He manages a team of 7 project managers working on everything from new product development to lifecycle management.  He has spent the better part of his career managing projects under precise deadlines to meet stake holders’ goals, deliver project within scope, resources, maximizing capacity, availability, while reducing pinch points, eliminating capacity constraints and challenges.

Michael Parish Dudell, Author, Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business

Michael Parish Dudell, Author, Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business

Michael Parrish Dudell is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and the bestselling author of Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business—the official book from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank on how to successfully launch and grow a company from concept to cash.  Recently ranked as one of the top three most popular business authors by Amazon.com...

Anthony "AB" Bourke, Former F-16 Fighter Pilot, CEO, Mach 2 Consulting

Anthony "AB" Bourke, Former F-16 Fighter Pilot, CEO, Mach 2 Consulting

Major Anthony “AB” Bourke is a highly experienced F-16 fighter pilot who has flown tactical missions in countries all over the world. He has accumulated more than 2,700 hours of flight time in numerous high performance aircraft and was one of the first pilots to fly his F-16 over New York City in the homeland defense efforts on September 11th, 2001...

Philip Thomas, President, Kripa Consulting

Philip Thomas, President, Kripa Consulting

Philip Thomas is founder and President of Kripa Consulting, a management consulting company focused on taming the complexity of technology change management with the D3 Project Management Framework. Philip had measurable success in process improvement, management of large and complex programs and projects, organizational development, and technology solution delivery for Bank of America...

Jason Boyd, VP, Head of Enterprise Strategic Services, Thrivent Financial

Jason Boyd, VP, Head of Enterprise Strategic Services, Thrivent Financial

Jason Boyd is an accomplished, performance driven Technology Executive with a proven track record of constructing and leading world-class Portfolio and Program Management delivery organizations. Expertise includes: Six Sigma & Waterfall SDLC Methodologies, Execution, Organizational Design and Optimization, Requirements Management, Portfolio Health and Reporting, and much more...