Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
presented by Asif Khan

Program and Product Management is about innovation, managing customer needs and wants, identifying and delivering against customer expectations. The presenter will share a story covering life cycle of a program with respect to innovation, product strategy, concept of operation, development and management of delivering and supporting capabilities for a customer in Department of Defense (DoD) environment.

The presenter will provide an overview of the history of the program, domain background, industry standards, processes, training, and people/human aspect of managing and supporting capabilities to save lives and overcome asymmetric threats. Lesson learned will be shared with the audience based on experiences gained and the next generation of capabilities. The program was recognized by the customer as well as by the industry for innovation, service and capabilities.

About the Speaker:

Asif Khan is currently with IBM Global Business Services as an Associate Partner responsible for Cross Sector Complex Program Mgmt., Delivery Excellence and supports New Business Development. Prior to IBM he served with AT&T Corp. in Program/Product Mgmt. capacity offering new products and services covering global markets. He also has served with the Lockheed Martin Corporation supporting various LM Line of Businesses (LoBs) and customers. He has over 23 years of experience in the private & public sector. During his career, he has managed products and programs for U.S. and international customers.

His education includes Master degrees, one from Wayne State University, Detroit, the other from the University of Peshawar and an MBA from Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University.
He is a member of the Project Mgmt. Institute (PMI), Washington DC Chapter and Defense Industry Offset Association (DIOA). He has served on the Board for PMI Space Coast Chapter. Asif is also a member of Product Development Management Association (PDMA) and has served on the PDMA Atlanta Chapter Board, he volunteers with Kiwanis and Red cross.


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