David Tilk

About the Author

Dave Tilk is the Cleveland-based lead partner for PwC’s Project Assurance practice where he is the National Project Risk and Project Governance practice leader.  As part of Dave’s responsibility, he leads the maintenance of the Firm’s System Development and Implementation Assurance tool kit (methods, tools, training), maintaining close alignment with industry standards such as ISO, IEEE, Cobit, CMMI, D and PMI.

Dave helps organizations successfully deliver large-scale business, operational and IT projects on-time, within budget, and to specification, with the achievement of business benefits and organizational acceptance. Dave’s expertise in the areas of project risk management and enterprise project management have resulted in improved project success rates and reduced overall costs for both business process and technology projects. Dave’s professional experience spans over 20 years in project portfolio management, project assurance, systems implementation management, information technology management, and external and internal audit with clients in the automotive, industrial products, chemicals and consumer products industries.

Dave possesses an MBA in Management Information Systems from Cleveland State University. He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (“CISA”) and was certified a Project Management Professional (“PMP”). He is also a member of ISACA, the American Society for Quality (“ASQ”), and the Project Management Institute (“PMI”).

Dave resides in Cleveland, Ohio where is on the Board of Directors of the Western Reserve Historical Society.


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