Peter Urban is Vice President and a PMI-certified Project Management Professional (PMP). With a degree in architecture and over twenty (20) years’ experience, he is a specialist in software solutions for the design, construction, and facility management industry, with a focus on program and project management solutions for large and complex capital programs.
Peter has deep expertise in successfully implementing project management information system (PMIS) solutions, including analysis, specification, design, configuration, data migration, testing, training, support, and administration. In 2001, he was a key player on the KFA team for the Chicago Transit Authority’s award-winning effort to apply PMIS technology in a comprehensive fashion to a major public infrastructure capital program for the first time in the U.S. Since then, Peter has worked with various software applications on dozens of PMIS system implementation projects, for numerous public and private clients, in transit, transportation, infrastructure, and education. He has taken on all aspects – leading, advising, and working hands on – and has delivered solutions that resulted in high adoption and great client satisfaction.
For several clients, the systems KFA implemented were a central component of their ISO-registered quality management systems. Peter has experience in designing solutions that enforce and facilitate compliance with documented procedures, and provide the necessary audit records. He has worked with auditors to review and demonstrate compliance. Peter has also worked with software vendors to provide input into product functionality and to test pre-release system features.
Peter has a passion for working with data, and possesses a unique blend of analytical thinking and design aesthetics. He is a creative problem solver with a determination to solve complex problems with uncomplicated solutions that consider both the technical requirements and the user impacts.