Advisory Board

Kimberly Wiefling, M.S.

Kimberly Wiefling, M.S. is author of Scrappy Project Management: The 12 Predictable and Avoidable Pitfalls Every Project Faces, Founding Member of Silicon Valley Alliances (SVA), Founder & President at Wiefling Consulting, Core Team Founding Member at Silicon Valley Engineering Leadership Community (SVELC), Faculty Member at Silicon Valley TVLP, and Cofounder and Advisor at Embedded Works.
 
Kimberly helps organizations achieve what SEEMS impossible, but is merely difficult. How? By turning managers into leaders and groups of people into real teams through her unique “WorkShocks” — highly engaging, experiential, interactive “Learning Laboratories” where real change happens, leading to meaningful and measurable business results.
 
A TECHNOLOGIST with HUMAN SKILLS: A physicist by education, she realized long ago the limits of technology devoid of human skills — the so-called “touchy feely” aspects of working in teams so vital to success, and so frequently overlooked.
 
Kimberly edited Scrappy Women in Business: Living Proof that Bending the Rules Isn’t Breaking the Law, Scrappy Business Contingency Planning: How to Bullet-Proof Your Business and Laugh at Volcanoes, Tornadoes, Locust Plagues, and Hard Drive Crashes, Scrappy Information Security: The Easy Way to Keep the CyberWolves at Bay, and Scrappy General Management: Common Sense Practices to Avoid Calamities, Catastrophes and Lackluster Results.
 
Kimberly earned her BS in Physics and Chemistry at Wright State University in 1984. She earned her MS in Physics at Case Institute in 1987. She earned her Certificate in Program and Project Management at UC Santa Cruz in 1999.
 
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