Ewa M. Jackson is a management consultant experienced in articulating product vision, managing software development life cycle, and risk and resource planning. Proven ability to synthesize complex problems into clear, convincing point of view with recommendations for product go-to-market strategy. Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) who trained, coached, and mentored others to adopt and scale Agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean, DAD) and helped many organizations achieve greater business agility and shorten products time-to-market.
Education: BS and MBA in International Business from University of Colorado at Denver
Slalom, Management Consultant
December 2014 - Present, Chicago, IL, United States
Management consultant tasked with helping clients in healthcare, insurance, and financial industries to achieve greater agility. Coaching assignments range from fine tuning the mechanics of Scrum, through modeling organizational changes and coaching executive sponsors on value of Agile thinking.
Echo Global Logistics, Agile Coach and Data Team Manager
January 2013 - November 2014, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Agile Coach responsible for training and scaling teams in the art of Scrum. Later evolved into an organizational effectiveness coach responsible for applying Lean techniques to the management of the Data Team.
Hewlett Packard, Scrum Master
March 2004 - January 2013, Palo Alto, California
Nine-year digital marketing and web operations career with increasing responsibilities in digital strategy and product management. Recognized leader in innovation and process improvements in areas of information security and privacy compliance, program management of key HP.com properties, including building the mobile web platform from the ground up, and implementing a single-sign-on solution for the world’s largest global technology company.
People manager and agile methodology coach to 5 scrum masters. Responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of the enterprise agile team and Scrum of Scrums. Duties include grooming of the consolidated backlog, securing alignment with infrastructure and IT teams, release coordination, and reporting on progress against corporate goals.
Ernst & Young, LLP, Consultant
June 1999 - February 2004, San Francisco, California, US, United States
IT Auditor and IT Risk Services client delivery senior associate. Responsible for performing IT compliance audits, implementation of security software, business analysis and evaluation for role back access control projects.