John Bowen is a Senior Consultant and Executive Speaker to CXOs, executive organizations and professional groups for Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI). He has more than 35 years of IT management experience including executive leadership, technology management, IT integration, IT due diligence, strategic planning and large-scale system implementation.
John is also president of Management Envision LLC, a research and consulting company focused on innovative presentation of complex issues in process, portfolio, project and program management. He provides management consulting services to IT organizations in global expansion and manages projects in the US, Latin America, and Europe. Before joining CAI, John served for ten years as CIO of PPL Global, the international division of PPL Corporation. In that role, he was responsible for IT management and operations in Latin America and lived for several years in Argentina and Chile. He has managed multi-national projects involving teams in more than 25 countries. He authored an acclaimed project management methodology and established project management offices (PMOs) in multiple companies in the US and Latin America.
John is a magna cum laude graduate of DePauw University with degrees in mathematics, computer science, and symbolic logic. He has taught international business, information engineering and project management for MBA programs at eight universities and is currently visiting instructor of international business and project management at Lehigh University’s Iacocca Institute and adjunct professor of project management in the Lehigh University College of Business and Economics Executive Education Program. John has taught international business and project leadership to more than 1000 professionals from more than 100 countries at the Iacocca Institute´s Global Village program.
John’s industry knowledge spans power generation, energy distribution, telecommunications, higher education, software development and healthcare.