According to PMForum Managing Editor David Pells, “Germán Bernate has been active in the Colombian project management community, most recently serving as president of the PMI chapter in Bogotá. He is very experienced, well known throughout the country, and can help PMForum better serve the Spanish-speaking professional community, both in Colombia and elsewhere. We are excited about having a correspondent in Colombia and honored to have Mr. Bernate join our global team.”
Germán Bernate is General Manager and Founder of ALMAGESTON Consulting Firm. He holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas. Mr. Bernate has dedicated 45 years of his professional life to the engineering and software industry in the areas of strategic management, Balanced ScoreCard, and Project Management. Germán worked for more than thirty years at IBM Colombia, where he assumed a wide range of responsibilities in both technical and management areas. He also worked as a Project Manager at NCR Colombia. Mr. Bernate has managed projects in banks, government, distribution, communications, aerial transport, and retail stores.
Germán has published several books, including “El año 2000 al acecho” (2000 Year Coming), related to the Y2K problem. Mr. Bernate has been a guest speaker at conferences in Los Angeles, Madrid, and other cities. In 1992, he won the first award of the fourth edition of the literary contest “Dr. Mariano Zumel” in Spain. Germán currently works in the fields of Project Management, Strategic Planning and Balanced ScoreCard implementation. He is the immediate past president of the Santa Fe de Bogotá Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI).
PMForum now has correspondents in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Jordan, Nigeria, Peru, Portugal, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, and in the UAE, UK and USA. Additional information about PMForum’s Global Correspondents Network and individual correspondents can be found at http://www.pmforum.org/
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