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Simon Lawrence


Scrum Master, Display Link

Location: Cambridge, England


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Simon Lawrence. Previously a Scrum Master and Agile Coach within GE Energy's software business working with globally distributed teams across 4 time zones on a flagship multi-million dollar project. Helped to drive agility and change in team culture and practices to enable 2-weekly deployments direct to principle customer. Also devised and delivered Agile training courses for GE new hires and on-site in the US for one of GE's biggest customers. Multiple awards received from GE for leadership, inclusiveness and innovation.

Currently enjoying life as a Scrum Master helping teams towards Agile maturity at Display Link, co-founder of the Cambridge Agile Exchange and occasional public speaker on Agile and Scrum.



Work experience

DisplayLink, Scrum Master
May 2017 - Present, , GB
The first dedicated, full-time Scrum Master for DisplayLink, a Cambridge-based company delivering innovative wired and wireless solutions for docking and VR. The company are experimenting with a variety of Agile approaches and have developed a keen culture of innovation.

Nokia (Velocix), Scrum Master
April 2015 - May 2017, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, GB
Scrum Master for multiple teams within a company early in their Agile maturity working on infrastructure and software within the digital content delivery network domain.

GE Digital Energy, Scrum Master
January 2013 - April 2015, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, GB
Actively recruited within GE’s software solutions group for dedicated, site-wide Scrum Master team. Tasked with providing Agile expertise for UK and global Scrum teams.

GE Digital Energy, Lifecycle Sustaining Lead/Scrum Master
March 2011 - December 2012, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, GB
Prioritisation of reported defects in line with SLAs and drive of resolution with global technical teams working in an Agile development environment. Scrum Mastering working in a primarily Kanban environment.


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