Mark Stone is veteran committed to democratizing technology, enabling small teams and large non-technology businesses to
- improve process with Agile;
- scale with cloud computing;
- empower developer communities with open source software.
With deep roots in open source (O'Reilly, VA Linux Systems), a range of start-up experience (VA Linux Systems, ManyOne Networks, Apptio), and breadth of enterprise experience (Hasbro, Microsoft, Nike, Disney) Mark is the project manager, scrum master and author who can align your business and technical stake holders on a common vision to deliver results.
Disney, Senior Program Manager
February 2014 - Present, Seattle, WA, United States
Disney Technology Solutions and Services (DTSS) provides infrastructure and related technology services to support online applications and activities by all segments of the Walt Disney Company. This includes DTSS efforts to support Disney's private and public cloud initiatives. As a senior program manager my work centers on the Cloud Services team, which develops the Disney-specific pieces of these cloud solutions. I also support other projects as needed that interface with the DTSS cloud initiative.
Nike, Program Manager
June 2013 - February 2014, Beaverton, OR, United States
Nike's Digital Sport program includes Sport Watch, FuelBand, and multiple apps for IOS and Android. Nike has now fully committed to digital technology in the web / mobile space. The hub of this effort is the Nike+ web site, where data from 22 million registered users is aggregated, visualized, and shared. I served Project Manager and Scrum Master for the teams behind the Nike+ web effort in support of the broader Digital Sports initiative.
Apptio, Senior Technical Project Manager
April 2012 - December 2012, Bellevue, WA, United States
Scrum master / project manager to several development teams within Apptio helping build a SaaS-based financial planning solution for enterprise IT. Customers included global organizations with IT Spend above $10 million annually. Projects were run using Agile/Scrum.