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Leon Sabarsky


Principal Consultant / Owner, Healthy Agile, LLC

Location: Tampa, FL, USA



Leon Sabarsky

Principal Consultant / Owner for Healthy Agile, LLC

Certified ScrumMaster since 2007.

Certified Product Owner since 2012.

Product Owner/ScrumMaster of an Agile team since 2008.

Leon is an Agile evangelist in the Tampa Bay area, working at Healthy Agile, LLC  He relocated from the Research Triangle Park (RTP) area in NC, having worked at BCBSNC since 1997.

He was instrumental in the introduction of the first Agile/Scrum team at BCBSNC in 2008, where he acted in the ScrumMaster/Product Owner on team role.  In the very first year of the team's existence, the team delivered a 300% ROI.  He has been supporting the expansion of Agile teams at BCBSNC ever since.

BCBSNC has over 50+ Agile teams today.

Leon is a key influencer of Agile/Scrum adoption in the Triangle, being a member of Agile-RTP, Agile-ALN, NCPMI, PMI, Agile Alliance and the Scrum Alliance.

He is always on the lookout for opportunities to speed Agile adoption either locally or nationally.

Work experience

Healthy Agile, LLC, Principal Consultant / Owner
April 2016 - Present, Lutz, Florida, United States
We grow and foster healthy agile teams!

WellCare Health Plans, Inc., IT Director / Agile Leader/Coach
January 2015 - Present, Tampa, FL, United States
IT Director and Agile Leader/Coach at WellCare Health Plans, Inc. I am responsible for WellCare's Agile Adoption and Transformation.

BCBSNC, Agile Practice Lead
May 2014 - January 2015, Durham, North Carolina
Agile Practice Lead for BCBSNC. Developed Agile Methodology materials, website, templates, process and coaching.

BCBSNC, ScrumMaster
January 2008 - January 2015, Durham, North Carolina
ScrumMaster for Pega team at BCBSNC since January 15, 2008.

BCBSNC, Agile People Manager/Director
September 2007 - January 2015,
Agile People/Manager/Director - hired and managed staff of 15 for Agile team at BCBSNC.

BCBSNC, Program Manager
June 1997 - January 2015, Durham, NC, United States

Project Manager, ScrumMaster and Product Owner experience. Managed an Scrum team since January, 2008. Instrumental in the first implementation of Scrum at BCBSNC. Achieved 300% ROI in the first year in the automation of manual claims processes.

Since September 2013, I have been managing ScrumMasters and Agile Coaches on a $500 million core system replacement program for BCBSNC with a total staff of 15 resources.


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