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George Tome


Manager, Global Technology Innovation Network: Program/Project Management , John Deere & Company

Location: Moline, Il


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner


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Scaling Scrum Fundamentals (4593)


George Tome

Proven skills and experience

  •  Leading organizational transformation/change initiatives
  •  Leading teams on innovation projects
  •  Developing and leading global organizations
  •  Adapting a broad set of project /program and portfolio management practices to specific situations
  •  Traditional project management process development within and outside of IT
  •  Innovation business development
  •  Non-software and software based Agile

Education / Certifications

  •  PMP (2001 - #44987)
  •  Gartner Project Management +
  •  University of Chicago Project Management Strategy Certification
  •  George Washington University Masters of Science in Project Management
  •  Stanford University Advanced Project Management Certification
  •  Stanford University Risk and Decision making Certification
  •  Stanford University Design Thinking
  •  Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  •  Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  •  PMI-ACP (agile PMP)
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
  • Added Qualifications
    • Scaling Scrum


Manager, Global Technology Innovation Network: Program/Project Management Enterprise Advanced Market - John Deere & Company

November 2010 – Present (4 years 1 month) Moline Illinios


Manager of Project Management, Enterprise Advanced Marketing - John Deere & Company

December 2007 – September 2010 (2 years 10 months) Moline Illinois


Project / Program Manager Corporate IT -- John Deere & Company

April 1998 – December 2007 (9 years 9 months)

Work experience

John Deere & Company, Manager, Global Technology Innovation Network: Program/Project Management Enterprise Advanced Market
November 2010 - Present, Moline, Iowa, US
I manage the agile global project/program management organization and the agile development process eXtreme Innovation (XI) with teams in the five John Deere Global Technology Innovation Technical Centers (GTIN): - Moline Illinois - Kaiserslautern Germany - Pune India - Indaiatuba Brazil - Champaign Urbana Illinois In less than a year, I transformed the Enterprise Advanced Marketing organization in all five John Deere GTIN centers from traditional business development to agile business development based on eXtreme Innovation (XI). XI is a non-software X-Type agile that I created, implemented, and am rapidly evolving. All centers have achieved significant gains in productivity, reduction of project transition times, transparency, and employee engagement.


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