Cezar R. Pedraza, the managing director of SMESoft Inc. (SSI) is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) since 2005 with experience in Project Management since 2003. In 2014, he acquired his Project Management Institute-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) Certification. Both Certifications were granted by the Project Management Institute (PMI). In the same year, CRP also acquired the authorization to teach RMC courses. Concurrently, he is the sole individual authorized to teach RMC courses in the Philippines.
Graduate of BSIT, he also earned his Master’s Degree in Information Technology in 2007. He worked with government agencies and multi-national companies for 15 years, implementing various technology and process engineering projects. His projects and business endeavors led him travelling to countries in Asia, Middle East, North America, and Europe in the past 10 years.
As a trainer for 12 years, his classes were attended by some foreign students from the United States, France, Japan, Switzerland, Russia, India and Germany. Most of the local participants were from corporate higher management and a number of company owners. He is acknowledged as one of the top trainers of one of the most renowned training and education institution in the country.
Aside from speakership, he has been a college professor handling Project Management courses since 2008. In March 2016, he finished his first book publication titled “Your Life, Your Project” and extending an advocacy campaign to raise awareness of the Project Management discipline in the country.