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Megan Reitan

  

Head of Integration Operations, Agile Coach, IAC Publishing

Location: Oakland, CA/USA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Megan Reitan is an experienced Integral Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Professional skilled in problem solving and leading teams and companies to success. As Head of Integration Operations at IAC Publishing she is responsible for managing Mergers and Acquisition Integration Programs as well as coaching and training Agile and Scrum teams across IAC Publishing portfolio companies.

With over 15 years experience in entertainment and hi-tech environments Megan is highly skilled in leading large technical and strategic teams successfully. A wiz at managing expectations, resolving team and project issues and negotiating IP, legal and financial terms, Megan also has extensive experience staffing and building Global teams.

Past engagements and positions include working with Ask.com, About.com, Urbanspoon, Dictionary.com, Investopedia.com, The Daily Beast, NY Cruise Lines, Bankrate.com, Rovi Corporation, Yahoo, AOL, Earthlink, Disney, Gamestop, DirecTV, BBC Worldwide, ESPN, Disney, Canal 13 (Chile), ARTISTDirect, Universal, IMG, American Cinematographer and Columbia Tristar.

Work experience

IAC Publishing, Head of Integration Operations, Integral Agile Coach
January 2014 - Present, Oakland, CA, United States
As Head of Integration Operations for IAC Publishing, I lead a team that manages integration programs as well as Product Development process streamlining for newly acquired companies within the IAC Publishing portfolio. One of the most important aspects of my job is introducing Agile and Scrum to companies new to the IAC Publishing family, training their teams on Agile processes and kicking off more streamlined and integral cultures and practices within those new companies.

IAC Search & Media, Director of Integration Management, Agile Coach
September 2012 - January 2014, Oakland, CA
As Director of Integration Management I was responsible for smooth Integration Programs with our new Acquisitions. As Director, I worked on a range of acquisitions, from $12M/50 people to $300M/300 people. In addition to managing the integration of new companies with IAC Search & Media, I also coached new or existing Agile or Scrum teams at our acquired companies. About.com, Investopedia.com, Urbanspoon, and Dictionary.com to name a few.

Ask.com, Sr. Project Manager, Scrum Master
November 2007 - September 2012, Oakland, CA, United States
At Ask.com I managed projects ranging from Toolbars to Natural Language Processing/Machine Learning algorithms and classifiers. I was the Pilot Scrum Master and helped to evangelize Agile and Scrum throughout the organization; serving over 9 Scrum Teams as a Scrum Master in my tenure at Ask.com.

 

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