Lisa (Liz) Lewinson

  

Co-Founder, Agile Consulting Services

Location: San Francisco, CA, USA


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Scrum San Francisco

Biography

A certified, practicing ScrumMaster since 2006, Lisa (Liz) Lewinson has led and created Agile-based project offices, conducted successful Agile training, served as ScrumMaster for product releases involving cross-functional teams and complex, technical initiatives.  She has mentored traditional teams in adopting Agile and worked with all key stakeholders to deliver iterative business value in a timely and cost effective manner.  She has strong and innovative communications skills. 

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Successful delivery of a wide range of product releases using Agile
  • Created and led corporate Agile-based project offices
  • Initiated and led Agile training for numerous initiatives
  • Initiated (and practice) Agile best practices
  • Developed highly effective Agile communication plans
  • Managed PMO for complex back office systems at major financial institutions
  • Led Business Process Re-engineering for banks and brokerages
  • Program Manager for regulatory compliance initiatives
  • Initiated strong vendor management , negotiation and monitoring best practices

 COMPETENCIES

  • Introduction and implementation of Agile for technology and business process changes
  • Agile scrum master since 2006
  • Agile training
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Web 2.0 technologies and crowdsourcing
  • Strong verbal and written presentation skills
  • Technical savvy
  • Stakeholder/client relations

 EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

  • CSM (Certified Scrum Master -  Agile)
  • PMI-Certified PMP
  • ITIL Foundations v3 (IT Infrastructure Library)
  • Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship, Boston University (currently enrolled)
  • BA , UC Berkeley
  • Certificate in Computer Programming, Computer Learning Center, Boston
  • Black Belt, Tae Kwon Do