Agile Transformation Coach who is passionate about changing the world of work. I seek to help people and organizations break down their barriers and work together in a collaborative way.
Accomplished Agile professional with a thorough understanding of Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean and agile principles, values and practices with excellent facilitation and coaching skills. Focused on delighting customers and stakeholders by iteratively delivering business value. Extensive hands-on experience as an Agile Coach/Scrum Master with distributed teams and an advocate for agile development. More than 18 years of experience in IT as a software engineer working in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle.
Respected leader, able to coach and support cross-functional and distributed (both on-shore and off-shore) agile technical teams with the ability to assist the team’s ability to release quality products early and often. Passionate about learning and keeping up-to-date with agile methodologies to continually bring new ideas to optimize agile practices and maximize performance by increasing productivity, eliminating waste, and maximizing customer value. Active volunteer on the AgilePDX coordinating committee dedicated to creating a vibrant, successful agile community of practice that shares real-world experiences, distilled wisdom, and innovative ideas for agile done well.