Alfonso Bucero is the founder and managing partner of BUCERO PM Consulting (www.abucero.com). He was a senior project manager at Hewlett-Packard Spain for 13 years. Alfonso was the founder, sponsor, and president of PMI Barcelona Spain Chapter, a member of the CoPAT for PMI EMEA 2005-6 congresses and the president of PMI Madrid Spain Chapter. He graduated from the “Leadership Institute Master Class" of 2007. Alfonso has a computer science engineering degree, is a PhD candidate, and has 28 years of practical experience managing and consulting on projects worldwide. As a project management believer, he defends passion, persistence, and patience to achieve project success. From managing projects across Europe, Alfonso shares many real case studies and a fun attitude with seminar participants. In addition to co-authoring Project Sponsorship and The Complete Project Manager, Alfonso authored The Influential Project Manager and Today is a Good Day: Attitudes for Achieving Project Success. PMI awarded Alfonso with the Distinguished Contribution Award in 2010 and with the PMI Fellow in 2011.