John G. Stenbeck, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, is the Founder of GR8PM, Inc. (pronounced “Great PM”). John is a Best Selling author. His first two books have achieved over $1 million in sales and his most recent one – the Agile Almanac – is the Amazon #1 Best Seller in Agile Project Management and the Amazon #2 Best Seller in Project Management, where it trails the industry’s body-of-knowledge, the PMBOK Guide. He has been a guest on VoiceAmerica talk radio, Good Morning America, the Today Show and the Oprah Winfrey Show. John has been featured on the front page of the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union. He has a combined background in Accounting, Operations and Information Technology.
A partial list of John’s clients includes: Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. – Defense Information Technologies Group, McLean, VA; County of Orange, Orange, CA; Guinness Bass Import Company, Greenwich, CT; Hewlett-Packard Company, Palo Alto, CA; Lucent Technologies, Allentown, PA; Nike Corp., Beaverton, OR; Oracle Corp., Redwood Shores, CA; Qualcomm, Inc., San Diego, CA; U.S. Army – Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate, Fort Monmouth, NJ; U.S.D.A. – National Finance Center, New Orleans, LA; Visa – Smart Cards, Foster City, CA.
John recently recorded 71 video lectures in Agile Government Contracting and Agile Project Management for Villanova University’s online certificate and degree programs. As a trainer, he has taught numerous public and corporate on-site programs to over 10,000 students.
John is certified by PMI as a Project Management Professional (PMP®) and an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®). He also holds Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) designations from the Scrum Alliance and an ITIL v3 Foundations certification. Mr. Stenbeck graduated from San Diego State University with a B.S. Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting.