Prof. Dr. Frank L. Harper Jr., Ph.D., PMP

Designation Associate Professor of Business Administration/ Academic Board Member
Organization Cambridge Corporate University

A self-proclaimed global "Strategic hustler™", has received many local, national and international honors for his pioneering work in the fields of information technology, industrial engineering, project management education, and leadership. The Founder, CEO and business transformation director/organization change agent of Intelligent Systems Services LLC (USA), and Strategic Advisor/Chief Transformation Officer of Innovative Management Services LTD (Pakistan) has hustled his way to becoming an accomplished business & technology executive, innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, instructor, coach, published author and most importantly role model. His technical savvy, leadership, teaching, solutions-focused thinking and execution has directed or contributed to the success of strategic programs/projects with combined budgets of $4+ Billion generating combined revenues and savings of $10+ Billion for companies and governments on five continents [Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America].

An associate professor of business administration for Cambridge Corporate University (Switzerland), Prof. Dr. lectures on leadership, project management, and strategy. He also serves as the Business Development Manager, International Academic Operations (senior academic board member) focused on expanding CCU’s academic programs globally. As a guest/keynote speaker he is globally recognized as a leading expert on the topic Project Managers as Senior Executives. This “amazing speaker” has delivered his C.H.A.N.G.E. [Create a Healthy And New Growth to Excellence] message embracing “Get Your Strategic Hustle On!” to millions throughout the Asia Pacific, Asia, Middle East, Europe, and US. A reviewer of Dr. Harper’s epic book, “A.G.I.L.E. L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. with a G.R.I.P.”, labeled it a “leadership bible” for its practical applicable coverage of world-class leadership behaviors and management best practice. It holds a 5-star review on

A native from New Haven, Connecticut, Dr. Harper, a lifetime member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., is a former: high school and college scholar-athlete; U.S. Congressional Advisory Board State Advisor; Park-rec and High School football coach, Sunday school teacher, municipal government IT Deputy Commissioner; Georgia School Age Care Association board member; and Towers High School Council Vice Chairperson. He serves on the Board of Advisors for startups in USA and Pakistan.

Career Highlights:

  1. Progressive leadership roles, in government/Global 2000/startup, with combined revenues ($1T+); driving operations [IT, Commerce, Training] , and programs/projects [PEX, EDM, Cybersecurity, AppDev, Migration, ERP, PMO, COE, ICT, OCM, BPM, IT, Construction] with budgets ($4B+) generating savings ($1B+), and revenues ($5B+) achieving 90+% success rate
  2. 100,000+ trained globally via social media, virtual, and live
  3.  Leadership book required reading for a leading Swiss-based university
  4.  Software & Data pioneer [CAD/M, Sales & Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Web Warehousing & Knowledge Management] 
  5.  PhD [Administration and Management]/MBA [Marketing]/MS[Industrial Engineering]/BS [Computer Technology] 

Specialties: Strategy - [Business Transformation Management Methodology - BTM?2;], Governance [Corporate, Business, IT, Data], Relationship Architect, Corporate Learning/Coaching, Technologist w/ Business Owner Mindset, Startup Mentality, Talent Magnet, Change Agent, Customer Focused, CyberSecurity, Digital Marketing, Enterprise Data/Knowledge Management (EDM/KM), Enterprise and corporate performance management (EPM/CPM).