Mauro Sotille is CEO of PM Tech, a Brazilian project management training and consulting company. Working for clients seeking to improve their organizational project management capabilities, he has had the opportunity to establish relationships with executive leaders in various organizations across the world. He previously worked for Hewlett Packard for 15 years, developing customer engagements to deliver results for IT projects.
Since 2002, Mr. Sotille has been delivering instruction as a lecturer to graduate students attending MBA programs at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), one of the most prestigious schools for business administration in Latin America, among other institutions. He has written articles for several publications and is co-author of the books Project Scope Management, Project Management Office and How to Become a Project Management Professional, available in Portuguese.
An active PMI volunteer for more than 20 years, he is one of the founders of the first Brazilian chapter (the PMI São Paulo, Brazil Chapter in 1998) and the first president of the PMI Rio Grande do Sul Chapter. Mr. Sotille graduated from the PMI Leadership Institute Master Class (LIMC) and has held different leadership roles as a member of several PMI committees and task forces, including serving as mentor for region 13 in Brazil. Over the last four years, he has been serving on the Board Volunteer Advisory Committee (BVAC).
Mr. Sotille holds an undergraduate degree in engineering, a bachelor’s degree in informatics, a master’s degree in computer science, an MBA, and is pursuing a doctorate degree. He has been a Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification holder since 1998 and a PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® certification holder since 2015. Born and raised in Brazil, he speaks Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Passionate about volunteerism, he has been working with several nonprofit and professional communities, including being on the board of the Brazil–China International Development Chamber of Commerce for two years.