Dave Garrett, Vice President, Corporate Development
As Vice President, Corporate Development, Dave Garrett leads a team that is responsible for sourcing strategic partners for PMI focused on addressing the demands of the evolving value delivery landscape and the PMI Talent Triangle®.
Mr. Garrett joined PMI in 2014 as Director, Digital Presence. In that role, he was instrumental in establishing digital capabilities to improve customer experience, overseeing all digital properties at PMI (PMI.org, ProjectManagement.com and ProjectsatWork.com). Under his direction, ProjectManagement.com grew its audience reach and content production more than 20% each of the past three years. In 2016, ProjectManagement.com generated more than 1.3 million new connections within its community. He also led the team responsible for the design and implementation of the 2016 PMI.org website refresh.
He was the co-founder, President and CEO of Gantthead.com, an online community for project professionals established in 2000 and acquired by PMI in 2014. During his time with Gantthead, he acquired the ProjectsAtWork magazine in 2003 and established partnerships with some of the world’s best known project management software providers.
Before that, Mr. Garrett served as the Director of Advanced Technology Group with Headstrong, Inc. He led the knowledge management function, which included the development and management of the corporate intranet site, ongoing systems development, and administration. Mr. Garrett created Project Pain Reliever, a just-in-time handbook for managing projects, and published articles related to web development, project management and online publishing. He also served in multiple volunteer positions for PMI prior to becoming employed by the organization.
Mr. Garrett is a graduate of The American University (Washington, D.C., United States) with a Master's of Science in Management Information Systems.