About Ricardo Vargas

Over the past 20 years, Ricardo has been responsible for more than 80 major transformation projects in several countries and industries, covering an investment portfolio of over 20 billion USD. He is also an entrepreneur in the digital economy, with focus on project management tools using artificial intelligence and machine learning.

He is currently the Executive Director of the Brightline Initiative™, a coalition of leading global organizations from business, government and not for profit sectors, including the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Agile Alliance.


See all the events in which Ricardo will participate in the coming months, and also the past events.


Mar 2018

Is your next strategic initiative doomed to fail? According to a Brightline Initiative's survey, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU, 2017) with 500 senior executive leaders across the globe, only one in ten organizations successfully reach all of their strategic goals. On average,...  


Mar 2018

In his first event in Brazil in 2018, Ricardo will deliver for the first time a new innovative workshop about Program Management called PMFits ( More details will be released soon. The PMO Summit, largest congress about PMO's in Latin America, bring together highly qualified...  


Apr 2018

Ricardo will represent Brightline Initiative and deliver a workshop at TED2018 in Vancouver. Held annually on the West Coast of North America, the TED Conference is at the heart of TED. More than a thousand people attend this five-day conference about Technology, Entertainment and Design -- as well...  


Apr 2018

Ricardo will deliver a workshop on behalf of Brightline Initiative at Collision 2018 covering the connection between Strategy Design and Delivery. Collision is “America’s fastest growing tech conference” created by the team behind Web Summit. In three years, Collision has grown to almost...  


May 2018

Bringing together hundreds of project, programme and portfolio managers from around the world, PMI® EMEA congress provides three days of premier education, knowledge sharing, and networking. Congress empowers participants with the skills needed to positively impact projects and programmes through...  

Podcasts: Playlists

We have prepared several playlists with specially selected episodes, covering topics for those who are starting their career or even for those who have experience in project management.

Highly Effective Teams & Leadership — 11 episodes
Initial Concepts — 27 episodes
PMO - Project Management Office — 6 episodes
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