Dr. Mario Arlt is an independent consultant and researcher in Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A. and holds a Doctorate in Project Management from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. For over 15 years, Mario has been a practitioner, consultant, trainer and coach in the areas of project, program and portfolio management. Mario has held senior positions at ESI International and Siemens and worked as a consultant with numerous European, Asian and American Global 500 clients. Mario has supported PMI as a contributor in the development of the Standard for Project Portfolio Management, 1st and 2nd edition and the roll-out of OPM3® Product Suite. Marios research focuses on portfolio management, maturity models and several areas of project management. Mario has taught project management at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.