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Sr. Agile Transformation Coach Resume

Salt Lake City, UtaH

SUMMARY

  • 10 years of hands - on Agile coaching, transformation, and leadership
  • 2 Agile Transformations - Recruited to be the Agile Architect and Coach for 2 transformations
  • Agile for non-IT teams - Hands-on experience starting and coaching non-IT teams in Agile
  • 18 years of Program and Product Management experience, including Agile
  • Proven track record for coaching numerous teams to high performance
  • Championed and led a Lean Startup Innovation Team at an established company
  • Speaker at Agile Roots 2015 Conference

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Agile Transformation
  • Agile Architect
  • CSM
  • CSPO
  • SAFe PMPO - Scaled Agile Framework
  • Agile Change Agent
  • Remote Agile Coaching
  • Agile Conference Speaker
  • Lean Startup Team in Established Company
  • Scrum
  • Kanban
  • Program and Product Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Sr. Agile Transformation Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Recruited to architect and lead an Agile transformation from scratch
  • Led teams to deploy multiple times to production within each Confidential, continuously delivering value to the company
  • Started up several Agile teams in Montenegro where I traveled several times to hire, train, and then remotely coach these teams, along with teams in the US and Ukraine
  • Led bi-weekly reporting meetings with executives, including sync up on priorities

Confidential, Salt Lake City, Utah

Agile Transformation Coach, Director of IT

Responsibilities:

  • Recruited to architect and lead the Agile transformation—got teams firing on all cylinders, religiously deploying to production each Confidential, and demos to executives and the business for new stories deployed to production
  • Empowered to architect the Agile rollout, phases, and changes with very little oversight
  • Led rollout of a lightweight version of SAFe
  • Day-to-day leadership and management of IT department
  • 90%+ Story Completion of Original Committed Stories, not including stretch (99% with stretch)
  • Created an Agile Manifesto for Jive, our addition to the original Agile Manifesto
  • Selected to speak at the Agile Roots 2015 Conference on “Agile on the Edge”

Confidential

Enterprise Agile Coach | Enterprise Scrum Master | Product Owner

Responsibilities:

  • Became Scrum Master after joining and led turnaround of very overdue projects and struggling Agile practices that were recently implemented, producing working software each Confidential
  • When brought into Confidential, increased velocity per Confidential by over 200%
  • Led teams to religiously deploy stories to production every Confidential
  • Created the world’s largest Lean Startup Advisory Panel without spending a dime, asking potential advisors to sell us on why we should choose them for our panel
  • Produced quick results in the Lean Startup team, including a mobile app MVP
  • Initiated and implemented Innovation Day every Confidential for Agile teams
  • Promoted to supervise all Software Engineers after 8 months at Confidential

Confidential

Principal Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Recruited to company to revamp a poorly-managed development and release processes.
  • Organized and created a Program Management Office (PMO) from scratch
  • Led software projects and releases across 3 continents and 78 staff members and contractors for this San Francisco-based startup

Confidential

Program / Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led projects for clients such as Confidential

Confidential

Program / Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • As prime contractor, led and directed a program of 6 project teams and 7 vendors, obtaining follow-on contracts
  • Selected to serve on the Board of Advisor’s for a current client, Confidential .
  • When Confidential came up for sale, connected company with another client, Confidential, the ultimate pur­chaser

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

Team Lead / Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • projects including Confidential

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