Andrew Graves

  

Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Atlanta

Biography

Andrew Graves, CSM, CSPO, CSP, Agile Coach and Trainer for Matrix Resources, specializing in guiding organizations that are transitioning to an Agile organization. This includes preparing senior management and business partners for changes resulting from the introduction of Scrum; in addition to working with the development and customer teams to help them understand and adopt the principles and ceremonies that make up the Agile framework. Prior to joining Matrix in early 2011, Andrew has worked in the industry since 1995 as Global Product Manager, COO, Program Manager, Business Analyst, Technical Consultant and Scrum Practitioner. In the last few years Andrew’s focus has been applying Agile practices on the successful creation, introduction and continued development of software products for geographic markets in the United States, South America (Brazil), Canada and the Middle East; in various industries, including insurance, financial services and manufacturi

Work experience

Matrix Resources, Agile Coach / Engagement Manager
March 2011 - Present, Atlanta, GA, United States
Currently my primary role is Agile Coach tasked with implementing Agile (SCRUM). As a part of my coaching responsibilities, I am working closely with the development team and product teams to convert the concept of the desired product to a well-structured backlog of requirements that the programming team can use to build an actuarial software package, for the property and casual segment of the insurance industry.

AT&T, Scrum Master / Agile Coach
January 2011 - March 2011, Atlanta, GA, United States
Worked in the AT&T mobile labs with multiple scrum teams tasked with building mobile apps on multiple mobile platforms. In addition to my daily scrum master responsibilities I worked to implement agile process improvements, particularly in the areas concerning backlog development/quality and agile testing.

XRM Global, Chief Product Owner & Scrum Master
March 2008 - December 2010, Atlanta, GA, United States
Responsible for all product management for the R&D efforts for XRM Global and the services efforts in Brazil, MENA, China and North America

EM Technologies, COO & Founder
September 2003 - March 2008, Atlanta, GA, United States
My responsibilities were a blend of executive management and product management. On an as needed basis I would also lead our highly strategic customer engagements