Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez (antonionietorodriguez.com) a thought leader, author, practitioner, and professor. He is the creator of concepts such as the Hierarchy of Purpose, featured by Harvard Business Review, the Project Economy or the Project Manifesto; which argues that projects are the lingua franca of the business and personal worlds from the C-suite to managing your career or relationships.
He was the Chairman of the Project Management Institute in 2016, where he co-founded the Brightline Initiative. He has recently launched the Strategy Implementation Insititute. Antonio has held leadership positions in PricewaterhouseCoopers, BNP Paribas Fortis, and GlaxoSmithKline.
Antonio is the author of “The Project Revolution” (LID, 2019). "Lead Successful Projects" (Penguin, 2019) and “The Focused Organization” (Taylor & Francis, 2014). He is a visiting Professor of Duke Corporate Education, IE Business School, Skolkovo, Solvay and Vlerick. His research and global impact in modern management been recognized by Thinkers50 with the prestigious award "Ideas into Practice" and Global Gurus.
Antonio is also a much-in-demand speaker at events worldwide. Over the past 15 years, he has presented at more than 160 conferences around the world: European Business Summit, Gartner, TEDx.
Born in Madrid, Spain, and educated in Germany, Mexico, Italy, and the United States, Antonio is an Economist with an MBA from London Business School and Insead's International Director Program. He is fluent in five languages.