Carl Pritchard is a project management thought leader and a lead chapter author for the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 4th edition. Mr. Pritchard is US correspondent for the British project management magazine Project Manager Today and an internationally recognized lecturer and author, with five books to his credit, including Risk Management: Concepts & Guidance. He co-produced The Portable PMP Prep, a 9-CD audio training program and is a member of the board of directors of ProjectConnections.com. Mr. Pritchard has authored hundreds of articles on management practice and served as a semifinal judge in the Project Management Institute’s “Project of the Year” competition. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a certified Earned Value Professional (EVP), and a graduate of The Ohio State University. He can be reached at email@example.com.