David Geissler

  

Agile Coach & Trainer

Location: San Francisco Bay Area


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Biography

• Recognized leader and mentor in the introduction, advocacy, and education of cutting edge Agile best practices to achieve quality development initiatives rapidly, sustainably, and predictably.

• Skilled at effecting programmatic organizational realignment within matrix environments into a people-driven organization using observation, facilitation, iterative-incremental processes and self-reflection by measuring processes in order to adopt change.

• Comprehend larger, complex issues and trends; foresee opportunities and coordinate business value across value streams to boost customer satisfaction and enhance competitiveness.

• Conduct Agile transformations from PMO to APO supporting mid-size to large size companies. Facilitate and support Agile Program Office by the introduction of Agile governance and processes, self-improvement techniques using metrics, knowledge-share using lean documentation and pair dynamics as well as incorporating cross training and on-boarding.

Specialties: Agile Transformation, APO (Agile Program Office), Lean, XP, Budgeting, Team Branding, Identity, Pair Dynamics, Knowledge-Share, Training, Agile Tools, Staff Development, Feature-Driven Development, Business Value, Agile Release/Sprint/Iteration Planning & Coordination, Adaptive Organizational Realignment, Story Development, Velocity, Story Pointing, Operational Readiness Analysis, Definition of Done Analysis - Making it all fun!