Oladimeji Okewole

  

Principal Consultant, LiquidHub

Location: Wayne, PA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Oladimeji O. Okewole

B.A temple University Philadelphia, PA

B.S Temple University Philadelphia, PA

M.S Villanova University, PA

CSM

PMP

Oladimeji (Dimeji) is a Principal consultant with LiquidHub, Wayne Pennsylvania; a consulting firm that provides consultancy and management services in the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Financial and Insurance industries. He has been with LiquidHub for 4 years.

Scrum Master / Mentor / Coach

An experienced Scrum Master / Coach with over 8 years experience training, mentoring and guiding Agile teams from the initiation phase through delivery. Dimeji has worked successfully with companies who believe they are well versed and accepting of the guidelines, process and adjustments which Agile presents in its adoption, as well as with companies less accepting and more skeptical of the “silver bullet” solution which some believe Agile purports to be. In all instances, Dimeji has proven success across the various projects and delivered for the client(s) with aplomb and documented satisfaction

Product / Project Manager

An experienced Project Manager excelling in team oriented environments, with a proven track record of driving projects and programs to completion, on-time and under budget. He has shown the ability to lead projects comprising representatives from varied business units and across varied geographical regions, with success while adhering to requirements driven by customer focused interaction

Career

Dimeji began his post collegiate life as a QA resource for Siemens Medical Solutions and his progression has led him to be a QA lead, a Development lead, an Implementations Manager, and eventually a Project Manager and Scrum Master. With this deep experience in varied aspects of “delivery”, he brings a well rounded perspective to bear when it comes to moving himself, the team and the project / program to completion. This experience has served him well, allowing him to see and understand things from many angles and different points of view, which allows him to put forth out of the box solutions if and when the need arises

Raised in Lagos Nigeria, Dimeji now lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and two children. He is an avid reader, loves to swim, dislikes hiking but admires those who do. He also holds two medical device patents with the U.S patent office and one day hopes to write a book on his family life and experiences in Nigeria and emigrating to the U.S.

Work experience

LiquidHub @ Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals, Principal Consultant
September 2010 - Present, Wayne, PA, United States
Project manager / Solution Architect Driving technical proof of concept validating the Atlas project component architecture; driving requirements definition for the Atlas program long term global deployment • Responsible for developing project charter, scope document and project plan for the Atlas technical proof of concept project • Responsible for developing use cases and evaluation score card for the project • Responsible for developing Web Services to execute and validate use cases • Responsible for upstream and downstream communication about project status, project issues and concerns • Liaison between AstraZeneca architecture team and Atlas foundation-product vendor • Responsible for developing requirements for the long term Atlas product solution; soliciting needs, coalescing stakeholder teams, and ensuring cohesive message around the scope of the Atlas program from a global perspective

LiquidHub @ CIGNA Insurance, Principal Consultant
June 2008 - September 2010, Wayne, PA, United States
Scrum Master / Agile Coach Scrum master, driving CIGNA initiatives to production; training and guiding CIGNA teams in the Agile process and method of delivery. • Scrum master, steering delivery of multiple CIGNA projects to production • Responsible for guiding scrum teams on the Agile implementation, and process of delivery within the Agile SDLC • Subject Matter Expert, assisting in the formulation of the SOP, for in-house adoption of Agile across the various implementation streams - QA, Production Support, BA, SA, Development • Responsible for training scrum teams as they adopt the agile process. Ramping up team members, team leads, and stakeholders on Agile roles and responsibilities • Provide assistance to Product owners (business and technical) on developing, defining and documenting Agile artifacts - Epics, Features, Business stories, Enabling stories • Responsible for scheduling and running “Lunch and Learn” sessions on Agile tenets, responsibilities, adoption • Responsible for assisting project stakeholders in understanding Agile and providing ad-hoc instruction as needed to ensure comprehension of the process and pave the way for informed adoption across streams

GE Health Services, LSI - Project Manager
January 2008 - June 2008, Burlington, VT, United States
LSI - Project Manager Project Manager, leading the entire service department and development effort ensuring organizational readiness across departments • Facilitate and drive project meetings, communicating documented status to team members, stakeholders and program leaders • Responsible for coordinating with the Program PM to drive initiatives to delivery, on time and within budget; conducting frequent reviews of strategy and development progress • Responsible for ensuring Engineering team alignment with the business direction and adherence to project requirements during daily scrums and weekly check point meetings • Create service plan documents to define requirements, milestones and deliverables, effort estimates and timelines, used to ensure alignment between heterogeneous departments and the Service Design Center of Excellence • Responsible for on-time delivery of service components to facilitate Org Readiness deliverables across departments. Ensuring solution receivers are prepared to approve routed milestones

I3 Archive, Product Manager / Scrum Master
January 2006 - January 2008, Berwyn , PA, United States
Product Manager / Scrum Master Product Manager, overseeing product design, development and implementation; responsible for backlog definition, driving initiatives from inception to delivery • Scrum master, facilitating daily project management with technical and delivery teams; ensuring adherence to project milestones, deliverables and business direction • Develop execution process, project plan, work breakdown schedule and change control process to drive initiatives from conception to market; communicating documented and verbal status to project stakeholders regularly • Create business requirements for management team to determine project execution and maximize staff resources • Create project charters, requirements, SOW’s, and competitive analysis, utilized by upper management executive team to set corporate strategy and direction • Develop product and sprint backlog to drive project direction and manage project scope; facilitate continuous planning, risk assessment, and risk mitigation sessions with project stakeholders to ensure project success

Estenda Solutions, Client Relationship Manager / Support Process Manager
April 2005 - January 2006, Conshohocken, PA, United States
Client Relationship Manager Implementations Manager - securing lines of communication with current and potential customers; initiating and executing all processes related to installs and implementations • Performed demos of Diabetes management application for C-Level contacts and stake-holders at client sites; ensuring full comprehension of product • Responsible for developing client specific project plans for upcoming deployments of chronic disease application and in-home monitoring utilities; completing deployments on schedule • Responsible for training end-users on the use of the software platform; customizing the application to fit their needs • Developed process for securing installs ensuring a stable product; created installation verification applications and guidelines Support Process Manager Ensuring prompt response to client concerns • Developed company support process and protocols, utilizing tenets of Agile development • Responsible for full cycle triage of all client support issues • Interfaced with Project Management and QA teams; ensuring timely resolution for customers