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|Born||October 12, 1973|
|Alma mater||Strasbourg Business School|
|Occupation||Project Management & PMO Expert|
Casagrande started his first web design company in 1997, before starting an international career in project management, working with various companies in different industries like telecommunications (COLT, Interoute, PSINet, ViaNetworks), theme parks (Universal Studios), Real Estate (AMER Group), facilities (Transguard) airports (Abu Dhabi Airports), and Defense (Airbus Defense). Casagrande is currently responsible for the Project Management Governance and Controls for the Barakah power plant4 in Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest nuclear facility currently under construction.
Casagrande is Head of PMO within Emiraje Systems in the UAE. In this role, he equips project managers with suitable tools and methods to exercise their profession. He maintains an accurate account of the status of the company’s project portfolio for informed decision making. He also takes part in the PMI (Project Management Institute) to develop the profession and standards of activity in the field.
He started his international career in project management in 2000. He worked with various companies in different industries like telecommunications, parks attraction, real estate, hotels, airports, and defense. Companies that Casagrande has worked in include Rond Point Hypermarket, Leroy Merlin, Morpheus, Colt Telecom, Brainware, and Interoute. He is currently Head of Program Management at Universal Studios (NBC Universal).
Casagrande is a contributor to a book, We Are Smarter Than Me: How to Unleash the Power of Crowds in Your Business.
Personal Life and Education
Casagrande holds master’s degrees in Management and e-Business from Strasbourg Business School and a Project Management Professional certification from PMI.
Casagrande was born to Mario Casagrande and Marie-Claire Casagrande. His son, Gabriel Casagrande is a French Youtuber.