Theofanis Giotis has been managing projects and programs in the EMEA region since 1987 and has 34 years of professional experience in Project, Program and Portfolio Management, Economics, Management and ICT. He is a Thought Leader, Chief Storyteller, Agile Coach, Instructor, Consultant, Author, Trainer, Entrepreneur and senior Project/Program Manager.
As an entrepreneur, consultant, international speaker and trainer, Theofanis has worked in different cultural environments in EMEA region. He is CEO of ITEC-CONSULTING (12PM Consulting) since 1988, first President of The Greek Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI-GREECE) 2005-2014, Vice President of PMI-GREECE 2017-2019, President of PMI-GREECE 2020-2021 and Leader Scrum Alliance, Greek User Group since 2014.
Since 2007 Theofanis is teaching Agile, Project, Program and Portfolio Management at postgraduate level at four universities as an Adjunct Professor. Since 1987 he has managed hundreds of projects in the EMEA region using plan driven (waterfall) and change driven (agile) approaches. He has envisioned, planned, designed, developed & implemented hundreds of projects with 22.000+ consulting and training hours.
Since 1992, he was heavily involved in Project and Program Management as part of a core team to setup the first Program Management Office (PMO) in Greece, and one of the first PMOs worldwide, for managing a €200,000,000 budget program with 16 projects. He has given 250+ presentations worldwide in Management, ICT and Project Management and has passed more than 80 professional certifications.
Since Sept. 2005, he has published 150+ articles for Project Management. He uses Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) (ex. Microsoft Project, Project Server and Project Online since 1992).