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EBF 2018 Speaker: Ricardo Viana Vargas

Executive Director of the Brightline Initiative™

Ricardo Vargas

Ricardo Viana Vargas is a specialist in project management and strategy implementation. Over the past 20 years, he has been responsible for more than 80 major transformation projects in several countries, covering an investment portfolio of over 20 billion USD. He is currently the Executive Director of the Brightline Initiative™, a coalition of leading global organizations from business, government and not for profit sectors, dedicated to provide a knowledge and networking platform that delivers insights and solutions to successfully bridge the gap between strategy design and strategy delivery. From 2012 to 2016, Ricardo was the first Global Director of the Infrastructure and Project Management Group with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). Ricardo has written fifteen books on the subject of project management, and also hosts one of the most relevant podcasts in the field, the 5 Minutes PM Podcast, with more than 4 million views.