Sylvain Gauthier is a highly experienced project management professional with more than 30 years of experience in project, program, and portfolio management. He has worked with world-class organizations, including Nortel, Cirque Du Soleil, Franco Dragone, Formula One World Championship, and Olympic committees in more than 10 countries, including Canada, the US, France, Japan, China, England, Brazil, Singapore, Thailand, and others.
Throughout his career, Sylvain has specialized in industries delivering creative content for live shows, movies, events, and television. He has also gained significant experience in information technologies. Over the years, Sylvain has set up and managed many project management offices, helping organizations to establish a strong project management foundation.
Sylvain is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has trained more than 1000 students to become certified PMPs. He has a passion for teaching and sharing his knowledge and experience with others. Today, Sylvain is a faculty lecturer and professor at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, where he teaches project management to the next generation of project management professionals.
With his extensive experience in project, program, and portfolio management across different industries and countries, Sylvain is a sought-after expert in the field. His expertise in project management, combined with his passion for teaching, has made him a respected leader in the project management community.
In addition to his impressive career accomplishments, Sylvain Gauthier was recently recognized for his contributions as a faculty lecturer and professor at McGill University. He was the recipient of the Honorary Teaching Award in 2022, a prestigious recognition given by the Provost of McGill University to exceptional teachers who have demonstrated excellence in their teaching and commitment to student learning.
This award reflects Sylvain's dedication to teaching and his commitment to providing his students with the knowledge, skills, and tools they need to succeed in their careers. His innovative teaching methods, coupled with his wealth of experience in project management, have made him a valued member of the faculty at McGill University and a role model for his students.