Brian Porter, P.E., PMP
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Marcus Goncalves Consulting Group
Mr. Porter holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He also holds a Master’s of Science in Management with a Specialty in Project Management from Boston University. Currently, he teaches graduate courses at Boston University, Nichols College and UIC in E-Commerce, Accounting, Financial Management, Project Management, and other disciplines. He also is Adjunct Professor for Nichols College in Creative Decision Making, New Product Development, Web Design, Effective Business Writing, International Business and International Marketing.
Mr. Porter has maintained his professional engineering license in the state of Illinois for nearly twenty years. He also holds multiple patents both domestically and internationally.
Mr. Porter is a member of the Project Management Institute and has credentials as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile Certified Professional (ACP). His international efforts include working with firms in China, Canada, Mexico, Romania, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, Japan, Sweden, Israel, Great Britain, Egypt, Italy, UAE (Dubai and Abu Dhabi), South Africa, Kiribati, Singapore, Germany, Brunei, and Fiji.
He has also completed books on Global Management Strategies, International Project Management and Natural Negotiation for Engineers, in addition to papers published on project management topics. In 2012 his article “Split Decisions” was the cover story for Mechanical Engineering magazine. In the past few years, he has also published the AMA-CPM Exam Prep Study Guide, The 7 Es of Motivating Employees, and Extreme Interviews and Resumes.