Farid Askari


Program Manager, PhD, PMP, CSM, CSPO

Location: San Jose, CA


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Farid Askari, PhD, PMP, CSM

Success oriented, high-achiever program manager with +20 experience in managing science and engineering programs in defense and commercial industries across US and Europe.  A technology enthusiast with extreme versatility to work across multiple disciplines, manage global operations with persistence, passion and dedication.
Strong R&D background with a long history of engagement with federal customers, and successful track record of managing Earth observation technology programs sponsored by domestic and international organizations (NATO, NASA, NOAA, DoD, and ESA). Demonstrated expertise in developing concepts, managing large-scale programs involving satellite and airborne sensor technologies, wireless communication, and web-based decision support systems. 

Work experience

Cisco Systems, Scrum Master/Technical PM
November 2010 - Present, Milpitas, CA, United States
Scrum Master managing teams for development of business-related software applications