John Warren is vice president of strategic business solutions for IPS Learning and director of the IPS Center of Excellence for Strategy Execution. He co-developed the Stanford Advanced Project Management courses The Strategic PMO: Projects to Enterprise, Financial Mastery for Projects, Leading Change from the Mi Executing Complex Programs. A 30-year veteran of program and project management, he has expertise in overall consulting engagement management, product design, strategic planning, and strategic team facilitation. In recent consulting engagements, John designed and facilitated strategic planning and strategy mapping at the Library of Congress and led a complex IT integration workshop for Barclays in London. He has helped Hewlett-Packard (HP) establish and support a global, multifunctional program management office and has coached senior managers at Capital One on a complex and mission-critical program. Recent clients include Google, L3 Communications, Yunnan Tin Co, Anadarko Petroleum, Marvell Semiconductor, Santa Clara County Executive Team, Barclays, Kaiser Permanente, Xilinx, and Box.net.
John has an MBA in strategic planning from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, a master of forestry in land-use planning degree from North Carolina State University, and a BS in biology and pre-medical sciences from Davidson College in North Carolina.
Areas of Expertise
Strategy Execution & Planning