PDC 2019 Speaker: Ken Boxer

Ken Boxer will present "How Chaos Theory Can Help Understand Managing Convergent Projects" at PDC 2019: Convergence.

About the Presentation

The successful modern Project Manager, among having many core leadership and management skills, must have a deep reserve of resiliency and understanding of the impact of change in all aspects of their work.

Kenneth M. Boxer

CEO/President, Boxer Advisors, LLC

Ken Boxer, Founder of Boxer Advisors, LLC, is a principal consultant who works with Federal Agencies and corporations to more effectively engage and retain top talent, develop leaders, and enhance customer and employee satisfaction.

He helps clients develop partnerships with internal and/or external clients, translate insights into action to realize return-on-investment from training, consulting or coaching interventions, and identify and integrate best-in-class learning and organizational development solutions.

Prior to founding Boxer Advisors, LLC, Mr. Boxer was the founder and managing Partner of Strategic Partners, Incorporated. Ken regularly consulted with senior managers on the design and implementation of business plans and strategies to recruit, retain, and develop employees. Through the years, he worked with such organizations as Blockbuster Entertainment, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Crown Central Petroleum, Frito-Lay, Inc., Marriott Corporation, McCormick Spice, Texas Instruments, and numerous federal government agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Health & Human Services, Agriculture, and Commerce.

Mr. Boxer was Vice-President of Management Partners, Inc., a human resources consulting firm with offices in Alexandria, Virginia, where he worked with corporate and government clients to design and implement organizational change and employee development efforts. His clients included Baltimore Gas Electric, Texas Instruments, International Family Entertainment, Huntsman Chemical, Bell Atlantic, Philip Morris, and CSX.

Ken has also been a Senior Account Manager with Organizational Dynamics, Inc. (ODI). While there, he assisted clients such as W.R. Grace, NASA, Black and Decker, and Howard University Hospital to implement their Total Quality Management (TQM) process.

Before joining ODI, Ken marketed and delivered sales and management training for Sterling Institute. During his tenure with Sterling Institute, his clients included Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc., Mobil Oil, CSX, Wheat First Securities, Continental Insurance, and DDB Needham.

As Vice President with Technology Centers, International, Ken consulted across the country on the development of business incubators – facilities for start-up companies – and developed the first such facility in Virginia.

Ken began his career as a Presidential Management Intern with the U.S. Small Business Administration in Washington, D.C. He holds an MA and a BA from the George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

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