Janet Waite


Corporate Vice President, Information Technology, New York Life Insurance Company

Location: Tampa, FL/USA


Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Agile Tampa Bay


Janet Waite has more than 20 years experience in the insurance field and has held positions such as Life/Health Insurance Agent, Quality Analyst, Business Analyst and Project Manager within business units.  Her most recent experience has been as a Project Manager within the Information Technology department and most recently as a Portfolio Manager for two large portfolios focused on sales and enhancements and manages a team of Project Managers.

Her passion for Project Management led her to build the project lifecyle for the Information Technology department and has grown into being a champion for Agile and Scrum practices.

She holds the following:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
  • SAFe Practitioner (SP)
  • SAFe Agilist (SA)

As an active member in a Toastmasters corporate club, she has achieved her Competent Communicator and Competent Leader designations and has held the following positions:

  • President - multi year
  • Vice President of Public Relations
  • Treasurer

As a lifelong learner, she continues to gather skills and experiences to enhance her work and enjoys coaching and mentoring.