Jean M Laporte
Jean has 20+ years of experience working in IT, with the last 4 years actively using Agile methods, specifically, Scrum. She has delivered several projects with her teams as the ScrumMaster and leveraged Agile practices on non-Agile projects. In addition to leading projects, Jean serves as an internal coach at Cigna assisting other teams with Scrum adoption and is an advocate for Agile and seen as a subject matter expert across the enterprise.
Cigna, Project Manager, Scrum Master, and Agile Coach
May 2010 - Present, Bloomfield, CT, United States
Jean joined Cigna as an contractor in May 2010 to provide Scrum Master expertise and to lead a team to successful delivery. The expectations of her role were to deliver the project successfully, then expand her role as a lead for the Agile Center of Excellence within the organization. She is currently managing her own projects as PM and Scrum Master and providing Agile training and coaching to other teams in addition to providing Agile, specifically Scrum, expertise across the Cigna enterprise.
The Hartford, Project Manager, Scrum Master
July 2008 - May 2010, Hartford, CT, United States
Jean began working at The Hartford in September 2001 in the role of a Business Analyst and became a Project Manager in 2003. She received her CSM in mid-July 2008 and successfully implemented several projects as a Scrum Master and Project Manager with her teams. She led the Agile adoption efforts within her group and was seen as an Agile expert prior to her departure in May 2010.