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Benjamin Anyacho

Austin, Texas, USA
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Benjamin Anyacho is passionate, a quintessential project and portfolio manager, knowledge management (KM) cognoscente for 20+ years, with a mission to mentor one million servant-leaders. He is fun and engaging and the author of The Knowledge Café knowledge management book for curious managers. Benjamin’s works have been recognized locally and globally. He has presented original content (research papers and presentations) at multiple PMI Global conferences and LIM, NASEM-TRB, AASHTO, university commencements, symposia, etc., and a Journal of Knowledge Management reviewer.  

He is the Executive Director of Apostolic Bridge Builders, Inc. (ABB), Austin, Texas, since 2002. ABB has successfully rallied hundreds of leaders in government, business, education, media, nonprofit, and faith communities to the table to connect, collaborate, build synergy and partnership for cities/regional transformation.  

As a senior project manager at the flagship state agency, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), he drove the development of an OPM program and the institutionalization of PM principles and methodologies. Benjamin mentored 43 PMPs who have mentored hundreds of PMs; 100+ became PMP certified since 2016; received a certificate of achievement for Outstanding Honorable Performance for high standards of excellence in PM by the TxDOT Executive Director, 2016. He is a $375M Campus Consolidation Project’s Change Champion. Benjamin initiated and guides the agency on the Knowledge Management program, designing several techniques and mentoring 50+ Communities of Practice.  

A voting member of various committees/panels: National Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine-TRB’s Information and KM Committee, NCHRP project panels, AASHTO’s Committee on KM, etc.  He is the TRB/AASHTO Information and Knowledge Management Research Subcommittee chair, 2021.  

He was the 2018 charismatic president of the +3500-member PMI Austin Chapter, leading the board to increase NPS from 6.6 to 8.6, membership 12.11%, gained 97% overall CS.

Benjamin is a board of trustees’ member of Juliana King University, Houston, where he was honored with a doctorate in leadership, a radio host, author, certified PMP®, and holds an MBA in Global Business from St. Edward’s University Austin. A runner, he lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Precious, and two teenage children, Ben and Amara.  

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Profile created 7 June 2021

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