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James P. Lewis, Ph.D., CIC is an experienced project manager, who teaches seminars on the subject throughout the world. His solid, no-nonsense approach is largely the result of the 15 years he spent in industry, working as an Electrical Engineer, engaged in the design and development of communication equipment. He held various positions, including Project Manager, Product Engineering Manager, and Chief Engineer, for Aerotron, Inc. and ITT Telecommunications, both of Raleigh, NC. He also was a Quality Manager for ITT Telecom, managing a department of 63 quality engineers, line inspectors, and test technicians.
Since 1980, Dr. Lewis has trained over 35,000 project managers. He is the author of 12 books on project management. He has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Psychology, both from NC State University in Raleigh. He is a member of the Project Management Institute, and is also a certified Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument practitioner and a Certified Integral Coach(R).
He is president of The Lewis Institute, Inc., a training and consulting company specializing in project management, which he founded in 1981. His company provides a project management certificate program to NC State University's Office of Professional Development. He lives in Fairview, NC, near Asheville.