Leonor Urena

  

Founder, Scrum Mastering LLC

Location: New Jersey


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Leonor Urena is a dynamic, and passionate Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), and Project Management Professional (PMP).
She has over 20 years in Financial, IT and Health Care industry.

Work experience

Scrum Mastering LLC, Scrum Master/Coach
July 2012 - Present, Holmdel, New Jersey, United States

Agile Coach and Trainer Consultant enhancing the quality of our profession one Scrum Master and Team at a time.

Engagements:

Optimum Lightpath  Scrum Master & Coach 1/14/13- Present

Incrementor (Telemundo-NBC) Scrum Master & Coach 5/29/13-Present

Express Scripts, Scrum Master/Coach
September 2011 - July 2012, Franklyn Lakes, New Jersey, United States

As a Scrum Master I have trained developers, testers, stakeholders and coached other Scrum Masters in Agile practices. Built self-organizing teams and removed impediments. Encouraged the team to build continuous integration, TDD, and automated testing. Worked closely with the Product Owners to ensure requirements overall align with sprint, release, and product goals. Other responsibilities include:
• Measure and report team financials to the appropriate parties.
• Represent the team to report project status and risks for the CMI/Governance process.
• Assist the Product Owner team to continually keep a sufficient set of stories defined and sized.
• Managed cross departmental resources.

Misys, Scrum Master/Project Manager
March 2008 - August 2011, New York, New York, United States

I managed medium to large size projects utilizing SDLC, Agile and Waterfall. I coordinated the successful completion of Market Risk Limits and Portfolio Monitoring projects. Transition Misys (Summit) from Waterfall to Scrum. Trained and coached Scrum Masters on shore and off shore. Coached Product owners and Business Analysts in writing user stories and maintaing the backlog.

                                             

 

Articles I've written

Agile Transitions That Work
An Agile transition, whether at an enterprise level or at a development level, is a state of mind that does not waver. This state of mind must be spread across all areas of the organization. It must become a new corporate culture. There isn't a prescription or simplistic solution for a transition. . . .