Speaking & Media

Hello and welcome! I’m Paul Oppong, dedicated to leading the charge in strategic project implementation and impactful team leadership. My extensive experience in the tech and project management sectors has not only shaped my professional trajectory but also ignited my passion for sharing knowledge and insights across diverse platforms.

My speaking engagements, ranging from interactive workshops to international conferences, are tailored to engage audiences from all walks of the industry. I strive to create dynamic, thought-provoking sessions that transcend traditional presentations, sparking dialogue and actionable learning.

Paul Oppong presenting project management strategies at an industry event
Paul Oppong Discusses Project Management Innovation.

In addition to speaking, my presence in various media – from insightful podcasts to informative webinars – reflects my commitment to influencing and shaping discussions in our field. These platforms allow me to extend my reach, engaging with a broader audience and exploring the multifaceted nature of technology and leadership.

I invite you to delve into the richness of my speaking engagements and media appearances. If my journey resonates with you or sparks curiosity, let’s connect to explore how we can collaborate to enrich your next event or media project


Speaker Profile: Paul Oppong
Paul Oppong delivering a speech on digital transformation and leadership in project management.
Paul Oppong elucidates the convergence of digital transformation, leadership, and project management.

Paul’s expertise extends beyond the traditional boundaries of project management. He is a master at weaving the threads of strategy, technology, and team dynamics into a cohesive tapestry. His approach is not just about leading teams; it’s about inspiring them to reach new heights and pushing the envelope of what’s possible in the realm of project execution and technological advancement.

His career spans various roles and industries, each adding to his rich tapestry of experience. This diversity allows him to connect with a wide array of audiences, from tech enthusiasts to seasoned industry professionals, sharing insights that are both deeply analytical and eminently practical.

A regular on the speaking circuit, Paul is known for his engaging delivery, ability to demystify complex concepts, and knack for leaving his audience with not just knowledge, but also the inspiration to act. Whether addressing a conference room of executives or an online webinar audience, his sessions are always interactive, thought-provoking, and forward-looking.

Beyond the stage, Paul’s voice resonates in the digital world through podcasts and webinars, where he discusses various facets of project management, leadership, and the ever-evolving technological landscape.


Conferences
2022 National Project Management Conference, Ghana

Date: July 28-29, 2022
Location: Peninsula Resort Hotel, Akosombo, Ghana
Topic Presented: “Redefining Project Portfolio Management with OKRs”

At the 2022 National Project Management Conference in Ghana, I delivered a presentation titled “Redefining Project Portfolio Management with OKRs.” This event, crucial for project management professionals, emphasized the importance of strategic and effective project management in driving business results.

My talk explored the integration of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) into project portfolio management, highlighting how this methodology effectively aligns strategic goals with measurable outcomes. This approach is pivotal for organizations aiming to enhance their project management efficiency and effectiveness, ensuring alignment with broader business objectives.


Podcast Appearances

I had a great time speaking with Neil C. Hughes on the “Tech Talks Daily” podcast. We dove into the details of Adaptive Portfolio Management and discussed the advanced capabilities of SenseiIQ from Sensei Project Solutions. The conversation was not only informative but also enjoyable, ending on a high note with one of my favorite Afrobeat songs. You can listen to our full discussion on Tech Talks Daily, also available on Spotify, Apple, and other major streaming services.

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I was featured on the AgileDrop Podcast where we discussed the adaptation of project management in today’s digital transformation age. The conversation highlighted the need for agility and adaptability in project management practices to navigate the rapidly changing digital landscape. It was an insightful session that provided valuable perspectives for project managers facing the challenges of the modern digital era. You can listen to the full episode here.


Interviews

In my interview with Billion Success, I discussed my journey as an author, highlighting the challenges and triumphs in writing and promoting my book on digital transformation. The conversation delved into personal experiences and strategies for overcoming obstacles like imposter syndrome and the importance of promotion in authorship. I also shared insights on achieving success in book writing and the significant role of receiving and utilizing feedback. For an in-depth look at my experiences and advice for aspiring authors, you can read the full interview here.

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In my conversation with TechBullion, I offered insights into leading digital transformation projects. The discussion encompassed a range of strategies crucial for the effective management and successful implementation of these initiatives. We emphasized the vital importance of aligning digital transformation projects with the overarching business strategy.

The interview explored the various challenges and opportunities that come with guiding organizations through the nuances of digital change. This conversation provides a thorough understanding of the complexities involved in digital transformation, you can read the full interview here.

Professional headshot of Paul Oppong, expert in project management and digital leadership

Recent Media Coverage

How AI and Remote Work Will Reshape Business by 2024

In a feature by IT Brief, I provided insights into how artificial intelligence and remote work are set to redefine business practices in the near future. The discussion includes the impact of these technologies on operational efficiency, predictive analytics, and the customer experience in the evolving landscape of work. Read the Insight or download the article.

The Double-Edged Sword of AI in the Post-Covid Remote Work Era

Featured in a recent TechDay article, I discuss the transformative impact of AI on remote work in the post-COVID era. The piece examines the dual nature of AI—its potential to enhance remote work efficiency and the critical need for mindful integration, addressing concerns around autonomy and work transparency. Read the Insight or download the article.