Michael Hannan

Washington DC area , Maryland

Mike Hannan is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, professional speaker, and innovator of industry-leading techniques to drive unprecedented improvements in IT project portfolio performance. His career spans a diversity of fields, including software engineering, space systems development, high-performance computing, economic development, and international trade policy. His background in Project Portfolio Management (PPM) started at NASA in the early 1990s supporting large, complex initiatives such as the International Space Station and High-Performance Computing & Communications (HPCC) programs. He has managed and consulted on $500M+ project portfolios, and is lead author of the recent book, The CIO’s Guide to Breakthrough Project Portfolio Performance. Mike serves on the board of PM4Change—the originator of the "PM Day of Service," the largest PM pro-bono event in history of humankind—and on the board of the PMI Washington DC Chapter. On the personal side, Mike is a 2015 national champion track & field athlete, and a happily married father of three teenage boys.
Scott Chen, Board Member, PMI Montgomery County Chapter: "I've selected Mike to speak at multiple PM-related events, both at PMI-MC and at my place of work, and he always delivers an engaging, entertaining, and unique perspective on project management and project portfolio performance improvement."

April Mills, Intel, and organizer of Intel's 2016 "Accelerate Results" conference: "Mike delivered a compelling presentation demonstrating how much higher we should all aim on project portfolio performance, and showed us all how we might amplify our own impact as project leaders."

Ozzie Phillips, VP of Programs, PMI Silver Spring Chapter: "I was so inspired by Mike's presentation, that I immediately sought out ways to have him come present for our chapter as soon as possible."