Kim Wasson brings a unique blend of common sense, pragmatism, structure, and empathy to her work in project management, risk engineering, process engineering, and employee engagement/team building. She works with both individuals and organizations including companies ranging in size from start-up to Fortune 500 with primary businesses in software development, SAAS, manufacturing, design, medical devices, hardware development, and distribution.
Kim has over 30 years of experience in software development, project/program management, process engineering, and management. She worked primarily in software development in companies both large and small including IBM and eBay. She has also worked for innovative start-ups like General Magic and FusionOne in positions from line engineer to VP. Kim brings a deep knowledge of tools and techniques plus the experience to combine them for practical, tailored solutions.
Kim holds a BS in Computer Science from CSU Chico and an MS in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from Stanford University. Kim is PMP certified, a member of PMI, and is active on the PMI Speakers Hub. Her book, The Socially Intelligent Project Manager – Soft Skills that Prevent Hard Days, teaches leaders how critical interpersonal skills are when it comes to successful project management. In her spare time Kim plays with horses and trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.