Bio (Landon Schmidt)
Landon Schmidt has more than 40 years of successful information technology, project management and management consulting experience with dozens of organizations across North America. He has also taught undergraduate and graduate level courses at Royal Roads and mentored dozens of learners through their final MBA projects. He served on three volunteer boards: three terms as program director for Vancouver Island’s Project Management Institute Chapter, nine terms for the Canadian Association of Management Consultants – Vancouver Island Chapter and two terms with the CMC-BC Board. In 2010, Schmidt became a founding member of the Canadian Neurovascular Health Society and currently serves as secretary-treasurer.
Schmidt is vice-president of Impact Business Network Ltd. which provides project management and management consulting services to organizations across North America. During his career, he has led numerous strategic information systems development projects for utilities, banks, municipal and provincial governments, manufacturing, transportation and large-scale non-profit organizations. He has held management and analyst positions with Dun & Bradstreet Software, Edmonton General Hospital, ACT Computer Systems and University of Alberta Hospital.
Schmidt holds an MBA in Digital Technology from Royal Roads University (2003). He also completed the Project Management Professional (PMP) program at Project Management Institute (2000) and holds a Computer Systems Diploma (honours) from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (1978). He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) through the Canadian Association of Management Consultants, which he earned in 2005. He received the Royal Roads University Founder’s Award for leadership, sustainability and personal development in 2003.