Ken Bainey, MBA, PMP, is a retired Chief Information Officer (CIO) with the Government of Alberta, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. He is an author of two highly recognized textbooks “Integrated IT Project Management” (2004) and “Integrated IT Performance Management” (2016), published by internationally acclaimed publishers. He is an author, speaker, researcher and lecturer in IT project management and IT performance management. Ken Bainey, has over 35+ years of “hands-on” IT experience. He has been in a CIO leadership position for ten years, using open and influential leadership styles, with a focus towards excellence in project management and performance management, resulting in various Innovations and Premier’s Awards of Excellence.
He has worked in the public sector (Government of Alberta: Ministry of Infrastructure and the Ministry of Transportation) academic and private sectors. His private sector positions included companies in Canada and USA-Canadian Pacific Railway, Union Pacific (USA), IBM, Petro-Canada, Telus/AGT, US West Communications (USA), EPCOR and Nova Scotia Power.
Ken serves as a Public Board Member of Alberta Health -College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) Council -appointed by the Lieutenant Governor (2014-2017), Vice-President of the Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals (ICCP-USA), Academic advisory council of Athabasca University, Director, Alberta Council of Technologies, former VP-Professional Development-PMINAC) and Director on CIPS Alberta board.
As a PMP professional, with over 20 years of leadership experiences in project management in the public, private and academic sectors, and past vice president of professional development with PMINAC, Ken believes that leadership experiences, influence, academic qualifications, and his published text book in project management, will provide valuable contribution to PMINAC conference as a speaker to further promote, influence and improve the professional practice of project management in Alberta, Canada and North America.