Ed Hoffman

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Presentation Title: Navigating the Future of Project Work
Presentation Date and Time: Thursday, May 7, 2020, 8:15 AM
PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership

Biography: Ed Hoffman, CEO, PMI Strategic Advisor, Former Chief Knowledge Officer – NASA

Dr. Hoffman is CEO of Knowledge Strategies, LLC, which is engaged in research, education, and consulting services in support of organization performance. He also supports the Project Management Institute as a Strategic Advisor with a focus on integrated systems for talent management, knowledge engagement, and learning strategies.

Dr. Hoffman retired from NASA as a senior executive after 33 years. He was appointed the first NASA Chief Knowledge Officer in 2011 and held responsibility for system-wide strategy, integration, and deployment of knowledge services. Prior to this role, he was the founding director of the NASA Academy of Program/Project and Engineering Leadership (APPEL) serving in this role for over 20 years. During this period the Academy was the top rated Project Management Academy in the world. In addition to leading the NASA Academy, he was the project manager for the NASA Strategic Management and Governance Handbook that established new governance after the Columbia Shuttle accident. He started his career at NASA as an organization development consultant supporting NASA teams and projects, and having responsibility for leadership development.