Dr. Byrne is an Associate Professor in Management specializing in Project Management at the Keller Graduate School for Management of DeVry University. John served 10 years in the U.S. Navy on submarines as a nuclear reactor operator. Dr. Byrne is an outspoken advocate of project management. Dr. Byrne has spoken at the Project Management Institute Leadership Sessions at PMI's Global Congress and has presented on various topics at PMI Global Congress. Additionally, John has spoken at a number of PMI Local Chapter Sessions Dr. Byrne is a consultant to industry and author on Project Management and has been a practitioner of project management for over 20 years. John does much volunteer work for PMIs Educational Foundation. John delivers seminars and webinars on project management to fortune 500 companies as well as to the Project Management Institute Communities of Practice. John has done presentations for Fortune 500 Companies on topics such as Project Management, Risk Management and Motivation.