Chuck Tryon is a nationally respected educator and popular symposium speaker. He founded Tryon and Associates in 1986 to provide seminar training and consulting that helps organizations and individuals develop predictable and repeatable approaches to modern project management, knowledge management and business requirements. The strategies presented in Mr. Tryon’s seminars are used by thousands of professionals in hundreds of organizations across the United States, Europe and Canada. His client list includes many top 100 companies.
Chuck has authored 10 multi-day seminars and is completing a book titled Great Ideas. He is currently working on a second book titled What’s YOUR Charter?
Chuck is a frequent keynote speaker at Project Management Institute meetings and symposiums across the country. Mr. Tryon has also presented at the Knowledge and Project Management Symposium, Structured Development Forum (SDF) conference, Association for Systems Management (ASM) and Data Administration Management Association (DAMA) meetings.
Starting in 2006, Chuck launched an effort with Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh to integrate the natural by-products of projects with the organizational needs represented in the emerging discipline of Knowledge Management. Chuck and Suliman have co-authored several papers and are planning new books on the topic. They are creating a one-day seminar titled Project-Based Knowledge Management. Dr. Hawamdeh is the coordinator of the Masters of Science in Knowledge Management at the University of Oklahoma.
Chuck is currently participating in the MSKM graduate program at the University of Oklahoma.Chuck and his wife, Tresa, reside in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. They have two grown daughters, Amanda and Casey. When not teaching, writing or attending classes at OU, Chuck tries to find time for his favorite things in life, spoiling grandchildren, Madeline and Landon, playing golf and SCUBA diving … but not usually at the same time..