Seasoned Delivery Catalyst and Certified Agile Professional.
15 years industry experience, the last 6 spent exclusively coaching business and technical teams towards product, project and software excellence. Successfully delivered numerous mission-critical initiatives for clients in media, digital, telecommunications and information management.
Simon is a clear, considerate and candid communicator at all levels; one who constantly strives to adopt flexible, open and "can-do" approaches to all working relationships. He’s a devoted and disciplined servant leader who, through continuous inspection, learning & collaboration - is able to create and maintain focussed innovation environments that get results.
A high emotional IQ enables Simon to bring the energy & attitude needed to align, facilitate and nurture diversely skilled teams and individuals towards measured sustainability and consistent quality delivery at pace. A delivery-driven specialist, he has the knowledge and leadership experience required to transform and scale new and existing capability, allowing your business to reap investment returns early and frequently.
• Agile Transition & Adoption.
• Delivery and Implementation Management.
• Stakeholder Management – Technology and Business.
• Servant Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring.
• Agile Programme, Project and Product Management Practices. XP, Scrum, Lean and Kanban.
• Full Software Lifecycle Delivery (SDLC) expertise.
Cognizant Technology Solutions, Senior Manager - Agile Specialist
April 2013 - Present, London
Scrum Master - Agile Centre of Excellence @ Cognizant Technology Solutions
6point6 Technology Services, Managing Consultant - Agile Delivery
August 2014 - November 2015, London, GB
Agile Delivery Consultant.
Telefonica Europe, Scrum Master
May 2011 - March 2012, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Ground-up refresh of Telefonica’s Group Legal & Regulatory internal SharePoint document management system (within allocated £350k budget).