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Brad Neiman

  

Principal - Agile Coach, NeīMan Technical Services

Location: San Francisco, CA


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Biography

Brad J. Neiman:

  • 16+ years experience in technical product development at start-ups and global corporations from Project Scoping with Customers to Development to Release
    • 11+ years Lean-Agile Principles & Frameworks (Certified Scrum Master & Scrum Product Owner)
    • 3+ years as Agile Coach
    • 7+ years Technical Program Management
  • Industries/ Domains: Big Data/ Enterprise Information Systems, Web & Mobile Applications for eCommerce, Media Advertising, Finance/ Banking, Mobile and Health & Wellness. 

Work experience

Lending Club, Enterprise Agile Coach/ Technical Program Manager
March 2015 - November 2015, San Francisco, CA, United States
• Introduced Agile practice and discipline to Small Business teams (3) leading to successful launch of Alibaba e-Credit Line product, including leading Scrum of Scrums for 8 teams. • Led assessment & presentation of organization’s “State of Agile” to CTO & Tech. leadership. • Implemented organization-wide Definition of Done Checklist in JIRA + initiated simplification. • Co-developed & co-led Agile team and ScrumMaster trainings. • Co-led bi-weekly ScrumMaster Guild meeting. • Developed tools for Agile practice in Confluence.

AvenueCode, Agile Coach/ Iteration Manager
October 2014 - March 2015, San Francisco, CA, United States
• Re-instituted Agile practices and discipline for Security Engineering team to successful completion of $11MM project. • Lead and facilitated Infrastructure cross-functional team in utilizing Agile KanBan. • Co-facilitated integration of Infrastructure teams into corporate JIRA Workflow standard.

IPG Mediabrands, Technical Project Manager & Agile Organizational Coach
October 2013 - July 2014, San Francisco, CA, United States
• Scrum Master for first project using Agile: released revenue-generating Web App with Database. Wrote User Stories. • Lead scoping of Enterprise Information System/ platform project for Business Intelligence. • Implemented Scrum & KanBan Processes and Tools in in JIRA and Confluence. Developed and performed trainings. • Coached newly-designated Scrum Master – first one for organization.

Relationship Technologies, Inc., Director of Program Management, Business Development Coach & Scrum Master
June 2013 - March 2014, San Francisco, CA, United States
• Implemented and maintained Agile processes (Scrum & KanBan) and tools for effectively managing work of Feature Development, UX, Defects and Application Improvements. Tools: JIRA, FreshDesk & Kanbanery. Technologies: Rails and MongoDB. • Translated CEO’s (PhD Psychologist) vision into User Stories for Development Team. Provided UX-UI Design assessment and direction.

@WalmartLabs, Technical ScrumMaster & Agile Coach
November 2012 - February 2013, San Bruno, CA, United States
• Turned around $30MM Big Data Analytics (~20 PB) program from failure to successful first release within 3 months (after stalling for 2+ years). • Brought Agile process, communication, levity and enthusiasm to 5 cross-functional teams spanning three time zones and two business units. Scrum Master for core, 15-person, team. • Used Rally project/ issue tracking.

 

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