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Sara Nuñez is a Former IT Enterprise PMO Director at Honeywell and the current CEO and Founder of Dream to Succeed Foundation. Sara is a thought leader with global and multicultural expertise across a broad range of industries and is a sought-after speaker invited to speak about leadership, innovation, business strategy, and project portfolio management.

She is known for rescuing, stabilizing, turning around and creatively resolving troubled projects and critical programs for market leaders across many industry sectors: telecommunications, business technology, aircraft, construction, manufacturing, healthcare, chemicals, wealth management, and education.

Some of Sara’s representative results:

  • Vision: Established Verizon’s first cross-functional governance body to strategically prioritize mission-critical projects based on alignment with strategic goals, priorities and the potential for Return on Investment, while optimizing Honeywell IT PMO to reduce cycle times and accelerate results.
  • Deployed an integrated project portfolio management solution supporting a 1,200-person global team at companies like AT&T, UBS, Intel, Verizon and Honeywell that managed a range of $200M-$287M project investment portfolio.
  • Product Development Management: Led complex programs and mentor project managers to lead effectively and deliver on time. Reduced product development cycle time by 50% in 18 months at Verizon and Honeywell.
  • Talent Leadership: Developed companywide in-house PMO training program and participated in multiple global community training for PMI, Gartner, and ILL, including technical leadership and business knowledge areas and innovation; trained over 10,000 PMs around the world.

Awards: Platinum Bravo Award, Honeywell, PMO of the Year Award, Verizon; Excellence Award, Intel; VP Performance Plus, AT&T

About Dream To Succeed:

Dream to Succeed is dedicated to preparing Latinos around the world for the future of work through enhancing professional development and upskilling opportunities. DTS is a global nonprofit organization built to empower Latinx students and professionals in areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Business.

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