Leon Sabarsky


Manager, BCBSNC

Location: Durham, NC, USA


Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

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Leon Sabarsky

Program Manager

Certified ScrumMaster since 2007.

Certified Product Owner since 2012.

Managed an Agile team since 2008 acting as a Product Owner/ScrumMaster.

Leon is an Agile evangelist in the Research Triangle Park (RTP) area, currently working at BCBSNC since 1997.

He was instrumental in the introduction of the first Agile/Scrum team at BCBSNC in 2008, where he acted in the ScrumMaster/Product Owner on team role.  In the very first year of the team's existence, the team delivered a 300% ROI.  He has been supporting the expansion of Agile teams at BCBSNC ever since.

Leon is a key influencer of Agile/Scrum adoption in the Triangle, being a member of Agile-RTP, Agile-ALN, NCPMI, PMI, Agile Alliance and the Scrum Alliance.

He is always on the lookout for opportunities to speed Agile adoption either locally or nationally.

Work experience

BCBSNC, Program Manager
June 1997 - Present, Durham, NC, United States

Project Manager, ScrumMaster and Product Owner experience. Managed an Scrum team since January, 2008. Instrumental in the first implementation of Scrum at BCBSNC. Achieved 300% ROI in the first year in the automation of manual claims processes.

Since September 2013, I have been managing ScrumMasters and Agile Coaches on a $500 million core system replacement program for BCBSNC with a total staff of 15 resources.