is the founder of the Engineering Management Institute, a company focused on helping engineering organizations develop effective managers and powerful leaders through customized coaching, training, and content. After becoming successful as a civil engineer at a very young age, Fasano realized that his success was related largely to the development of his non-technical or core skills. Since that time, he has decided to transition his career from designing to inspiring engineers in their soft skills development through coaching, speaking and training.
In the past few years, Fasano has written a bestselling book titled
Engineer Your Own Success: 7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering Career
which was recently updated with IEEE-Wiley Press. He has also created two top-rated iTunes podcasts for engineers.
The Engineering Career Coach
podcast was recently cited by Forbes as one of the top 15 most inspiring for professionals.
The Civil Engineering Podcast
, which is downloaded by thousands of civil engineers worldwide, has been downloaded over 1 million times since inception. Fasano has been a contributing author to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Careers & Leadership blog where he has written over 50 articles related to professional development and leadership for civil engineers. Fasano has also co-authored a series of children's books with his 11-year-old daughter titled
Purpee the Purple Dragon
. They have delivered hundreds of the books to pediatric cancer centers around the world.
Fasano earned a B.S. and M.S. degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Lafayette College and Columbia University respectively, and his executive coaching certificate from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC).