Kent Burns is a 30 year veteran of the technology industry. He was involved in various aspects of the product development process for disk drives at IBM including test, manufacturing, quality assurance, manufacturing engineering and production control in direct hands-on, manager and manager of managers roles. Kent was also involved in a small business environment with the Inktomi Company handling IT related projects after leaving IBM. Most recently Kent has been delivering Program Management classes for large companies such as IBM, Boeing, Cisco Systems and others.
Kent is a PMI & Stanford certified PM. He possesses vision, communication and soft skills, technical savvy and the ability to plan, organize and execute. The additional value he brings includes high tech development/test, manufacturing and IT experience, root cause problem solving expertise and the capability to think strategically to create business value. He is always looking for ways to put these skills to work.