Kate Van Buren

  

Location: Boston, MA


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Kate’s experience is grounded in data, business process and rules analysis, and project management in both public and private sector technology organizations. Kate serves as Treasurer to the Scrum Alliance Board of Directors.  
 
For the past decade, Kate has served as an executive within the KeyBank organization. Beginning as a business analyst with the company, Kate quickly advanced to systems consultant, project manager and then led the project management team. Currently she serves as Senior Vice President and Director, Software Development Support Center.  Her responsibilities include data architecture and software craftsmanship innovation in practices and methods – and according to Kate she has the “coolest job at the bank”. Kate recognizes that KeyBank has achieved tremendous value through the use of Scrum and is an advocate for interactive, delivery-focused practices.