With over 20 years of managing complex systems integration and software development projects, Kevin Aguanno is known in the industry for his innovative approaches to solving common project management problems. He focuses on two project management specialty areas: agile project management and troubled project recovery.
As a well-known keynote speaker, trainer, and coach in agile management methods, Aguanno has taught thousands of people how to better manage high-change projects by using techniques from Scrum, XP, Feature-Driven Development, and other agile methods. He is a frequent presenter at conferences and corporate events where he delights audiences with practical advice and stories from his own experiences in the trenches practicing agile project management.
He has taught for several years at the University of Waterloo and University of Toronto where he won the coveted SCS Excellence in Teaching Award, and is a regular guest lecturer at several other universities.
He is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and his competency is certified by IBM as a Certified Executive Project Manager and by the International Project Management Association (IPMA) as a Senior Project Manager (IPMA Level B). He has also received a Certified ScrumMaster designation from the Scrum Alliance, and a Certified Agile Project Manager designation from the Project Management Association of Canada.
Aguanno is an active member of the Project Management Institute (U.S.A.) including the Information Systems SIG, the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (U.S.A.), the Association for Project Management (U.K.), the Project Management Association of Canada where he is a founding director and the current Vice President, the Agile Alliance, and the Scrum Alliance.
Kevin Aguanno is the author of over 20 books, audio CDs, and DVDs in addition to a number of articles published in magazines and journals worldwide on agile and project management topics.