January 28, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Virtual Meeting
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NextGen Leadership Virtual Meetings are monthly networking and educational opportunities for Project Management students who are starting their career as project management professionals. The purpose of the meeting is to transfer knowledge and experience to the new generation and engage project management students in their local Chapters, network with other project management students and provide information about the project management profession and related work in the Region. The university students and anyone who supports our transitioning project management professionals are welcome to attend the virtual meeting.


12:00 PM- 12:10 PM  Introductions and upcoming announcements
12:10 PM- 12:45 PM  Guest Speaker (Vijay Ratthinam)
12:45 PM- 12:55 PM  Open Discussion
12:55 PM– 1:00 PM  Closing and Next Meeting


Guest Speaker: Vijay Ratthinam, PMP®, CSM®, MBA, SAPM, DTM

Vijay Ratthinam is the Co-founder and CEO of BigFish Social, a platform specializing in mentoring students and young professionals. Prior to BigFish, he launched, an online retail company based out of Bangalore, India and successfully managed it for 5 years before selling it out in 2014. He has held various high tech project and program managerial positions with Fortune 500 companies like Target, StateFarm, Williams-Sonoma, Infosys and is currently working as a Program Manager at Salesforce. He is an author and public speaker who enjoys speaking regularly at toastmaster events and UC Berkeley student forums.

Vijay holds SAPM from Stanford University, MBA from the ICFAI University, Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Bharathiar University. He serves on his daughter’s School Board and volunteers at various mentoring organizations including Genesys Works, HackBright Academy, dev/mission and SNHU. He is PMP and CSM certified.

Vijay loves reading books, playing cricket, watching movies and spending time with his family and friends. He lives in Dublin, California with his lovely wife, Rashmi and their daughter, Iha.


If you are interested in finding out more about Region 7 NextGen Virtual Meeting, please send an email to  or and include your contact information.



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