Valarie Watson

  

Project Manager, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location: San Jose, CA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Valarie Watson: 

Over twelve years of high technology product development of successful systems utilizing Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) principles for Portfolio, Program and Agile team management.  

 Certified Scrum Master (CSM) / Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) / Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) knowledge / Project Management Professional (PMP)

Business Strategy / Business Process / Program Metrics / Requirements Backlog Management /

Business Negotiation / Strong Leadership / Effective Communication

  • Experienced and goal-achieving professional with proven ability to effectively communicate with C-Level management, stakeholders, development and customers to compile and structure necessary product information to produce a market success.
  • Experienced trainer and presenter.
  • Experienced in Agile and Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Experienced in planning, budgeting, risk management, issue resolution, change management and stakeholder management.
  • Distinguished track record of meeting timelines without jeopardizing quality by insuring team review and confirmation of business requirements and testing. 
  • Proactive interaction with management, development and customers in cross-functional and remote teams.

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