Scrum Master and Product Manager (Global Product Innovation Team)
(2018 to present) Leading fast feedback innovation remote development teams as Scrum Master. Products include public-facing Google Assistant Invesco Bot (“hey Google, talk to Invesco”), and number of internal facing web/mobile NLP Chabot solutions using open/inner source full stack (Java, NodeJS, Python, Micro services, Redis, REST APIs, React Native, AWS and Google Cloud, Docker, Jenkins, Jira/Confluence, Rally, Teams/Slack). I coach our Product Owners, Program release train product strategists. I follow scrum (11/2020, 2-week sprints, multi-BLR, Planning, Daily, Review/Demo, Retro) & support DevOps Kanban framework/team, with quarterly self-assessments. AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Developer
Agile Process Owner (Enterprise Agile Trainer/Coach, Manager, PMO)
(July 2013 to 2018) Lean/Agile trainer and coach improving product development flow through agile team formation and adoption. Experienced in leading enterprise-wide agile adoption, DevOps culture transformation, standards development/auditing, specializing in facilitation of lean value stream analysis events, incubation/ accelerator room/team creation and community of practice events. Senior leader (Tech and Business) event facilitator/coach (similar to SAFe PI Planning Event coordination). Enterprise Architecture standards development and adoption coordinator (TOGAF). Advanced experience in agile team training curriculum development and CMMI auditable standards, training agile trainers, agile event hosting, agile team maturity awareness processes, web/podcast development/distribution, Jira/Rally tool management, advancing automated testing awareness, unique and powerful agile coaching infographics development, event photography and commemorative video distribution, facilitation of scrum master and product owner workshops, and leading enterprise agile process centers of excellence. Certified Project Management Professional (PMP); Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM); SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP). Additional accomplishments include:
(April 2011 to June 2013) Project Manager Invesco PMO for high-value projects. Also served as Lean IT facilitator on 5 lean events (5-day workshops). This coveted position is awarded to one IT staff member every two years based on a global IT-wide selection process. Principals at Work award.
(July 2000 to March 2011) Manager Software Dev teams on corporate-wide solutions for document/image and workflow management assets (Mobius, AWD) used by approximately 1700 users in 4 countries.
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