John Marx began as a systems operator on Burroughs Mainframes in 1979. Soon he learned COBOL programming and then advanced to learn Assembler, Basic, C, C++, Paschal, PHP and Java.
John began his career in Consulting with General Electric Consulting in 1986. From there he left to found the Open Systems Group, a Consulting firm he grew to over 60 consultants and $6 million in sales. John has been a principal in Para-Docs, Dayspring Systems, and currently works as the FSI Practice Director with Red Hat, Inc.
John has been a Scrum Coach for over two years and is engaged with large multi-national corporations implementing Agile Scrum and DevOps at the Enterprise Level. John is a Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Professional, and is a Certified Scaled Agile Program Consultant.
Red Hat, FSI Practice Director
June 2015 - Present, Pittsburgh, PA, US
As FSI Practice Director with Red Hat, John oversees agile and DevOps transformation work in global Financial Services accounts.
Red Hat, Inc., Services Delivery Manager
April 2012 - Present, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
As a Certified Scrum Master John engages with multi-national companies implementing Agile and Scrum practice at the enterprise level.
Wolfe, LLC, Senior Architect
July 2011 - March 2012, PITTSBURGH, PA, United States
As Senior Architect John helped the development teams re-architect several commercial web properties utilizing Agile and Scrum methods. Key web properties included giftcards.com, mycoupons.com and wrl.com.