Hans Eckman

Hans Eckman has proven you can turn mild ADD, OCD, and other personality disorders into a successful career. Hans helps coordinate and moderate the DragonCon Apocalypse Rising: For Survival panels. He is a keynote speaker, blogger, short-term prepper, and former state police officer.

He shares his life simplification tips at conferences throughout the US and Canada and on his website EckmanGuides.com. You may remember Hans from exciting presentations like “How the zombie apocalypse can help you survive your IT projects”, “Harry Potter and the Presentation of Secrets: 7 Leadership Lessons”, and “7 Leadership Secrets of Ender Wiggin”.

Hans served as Group Vice President at SunTrust Bank where he helped develop programs and products that drove innovation, process improvement, and quality teammate engagement across the enterprise. Hans recently helped Blueprint SoftwareSolutions productize their professional services offerings, created a Blueprint Practice SaaS model and operational playbook for clients, and worked with clients to implement Requirements Management Centers of Excellence and Communities of Practice. He recently joined Info-Tech Research Group, the world’s fastest growing information technology research and advisory company, proudly serving over 30,000 IT professionals.