Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez is the world’s leading champion of project management. He is the creator of the concept Projects Inc., which argues that project management is the lingua franca of the business and personal worlds from the C-suite to managing your career or relationships.
Antonio is Director of the Program Management Office at GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines and chair of the Project Management Institute.
Previously he worked as Head of Transversal Portfolio Management at BNP Paribas Fortis for the Executive Board, where he developed and implemented of a company-wide project selection and prioritization process for a portfolio of 150. He was head of Post-Merger Integration at Fortis Bank, leading the largest takeover in financial service history: the acquisition of ABN AMRO. He also worked for 10 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, becoming the global lead practitioner for project management.
He is author of the bestselling The Focused Organization; has taught at leading business schools (including Duke CE, Stanford, and IE Business School); and is a much in demand speaker at events worldwide.
Born in Madrid, Spain, and educated in Germany, Mexico, Italy and the United States, Antonio has an MBA from London Business School and is fluent in six languages.
Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez’s Articles on the Thinkers50 Blog
- Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez: Big Idea #3
Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez talks to us about life being a series of projects, and that businesses have not yet caught up […]
- Thinkers50 Podcast: Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez on Project Management
For today’s podcast, Stuart Crainer talks with Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, author of The Focused Organization and this month’s Thinker of the […]
- Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez: Big Idea #2
Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, the author of The Focused Organization, talks about his big idea: the hierarchy of purpose. Learn more about […]
- Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez's Big Idea #1
Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez shares his big idea: organizations are now turning to project management, and leaders will become the ultimate project […]
- Thinkers50 Podcast: Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez Interview
Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez is the author of The Focused Organization, Director of the Program Management Office at GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, and chair […]