Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills; ability to build rapport with key stakeholders and succeed in high-pressure, challenging and deadline-driven environments.
Superb business and financial acumen with a track record of success with top-tier technology companies; deep industry knowledge; able to develop and implement best practice policies and procedures.
Able to negotiate strategic partnerships and vendor and supplier agreements; skilled in assessing new technology applications, identifying marketing opportunities and designing integrated solutions.
Expert in recruiting and creating highly functional engineering teams; skilled in managing multiple projects simultaneously and ensuring their completion on time and within budget.
Senior and dynamic professional with extensive experience in leading complex operations in multinational corporations and technology startups; successfully managed Nokia’s multi-million dollar handset Music Player program and Web 2.0 services.
Scrum specialist and a specialist in defining the organizational business strategy and requirements, executing solutions, creating long term plans, and delivering significant cost savings.
Outstanding analytical, quantitative and qualitative skills; able to collect information from multiple data streams, identify industry trends and deliver state-of-the-art solutions.

==> Specialties:
• P & L Responsibility
• Strategic & Operations Planning
• Budget & Business Management
• Key Stakeholder Relationships
• Product Development
• IT Strategic Management
• Project Management
• Team Mentorship/Motivation
• Organizational Management
• Product Deployment
• Customer Relationships
• Operations Management
• Software Development
• Vendor Relations
• Performance Management
• Deployment/Migrations
• Team Leadership
• Lean & Agile Development


Agile Business Connect LLC

2014 August - Present

Agile Coach/Owner

Orlando, Florida Area , UNITED STATES

The purpose of Agile Business Connection LLC is to use Agile and Lean methodologies to deliver business value. We utilize industry best practices, with a focus on Agile values, principles, and organizational change management. We do this by leveraging our expertise in three main areas:(1) Lean & Agile Coaching (2) Certified SAFe Program Consultant (3) New Team Training/Quick Start (Certified SP)


2013 November - 2014 August

Agile Coach, CSM, CSP, SAFe SPC


Leading the Agile consulting practice at Ciber. My responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist teams in adoption and adaptation of Agile techniques Train Scrum Masters and Product Owners on best practices Facilitate/demonstrate effective and efficient Scrum meetings Empower cross-functional self-organizing teamwork Leverage situational leadership Observe team verbal and non-verbal communication and collaboration, and provides meaningful feedback directly to the team, leaders and other stakeholders as appropriate Employ transformational thinking through the ability to challenge status quo, command and control, and prescriptive leadership Recognize when a particular Agile technique is not the best solution for the team’s needs Coach and mentor teams of Ciber Agile Project Leads at companies such as Microsoft, Equifax, T-Mobile, and Ford. Work with Project Leads to share findings and maximize practice consistency between teams Collaborate with Project Leads to facilitate continuous delivery, planning, transparency and improvement


2003 March - 2009 April

R&D Program Manager


A Finnish multinational communications corporation that is engaged in the manufacturing of mobile devices and in converging Internet and communications industries. With over 132,000 employees in 120 countries, sales in more than 150 countries and global annual revenue of over €42 billion, it is the world's largest manufacturer of mobile phones based on the Symbian C++ operating system. Worked with Product Management Executives, Director of PMO and VP of Engineering to prepare program budget, schedules; also delivered customer presentations, and assessed performance for all development team members. Managed multi-site program and budget schedules for US, European, and international engineering teams through leadership and exceptional communication skills. Directed technology teams in Europe and Asia. Created and implemented multimedia and IT Network software strategies by working directly with Nokia internal and external customers which contributed to Nokia’s gaining of 40% of the market share and drove record profits. Reduced software maintenance costs by 35% by negotiating international outsourcing contracts to Mexico, China and India. Promoted a culture of corporate entrepreneurship, which resulted in new revenue streams. Managed Nokia’s multi-million dollar handset Music Player program and Web 2.0 services ecommerce site. Deployed MVC C++ and Java software applications to over 30 phone programs including VoIP for wireless. Managed Nokia’s multi-million dollar handset Music Player program and Web 2.0 services, SaaS site which uses SQL, .Net, C#, XML for ecommerce. Reduced delivery time by 40% by implementing Q/A processes and procedures including Master Code Line (MCL). Architected domain APIs for Symbian Foundation’s open source software model. As a Certified Scrum Master, significantly improved product quality and development by implementing Agile and Lean development processes; reduced defects by 30% and development time by 3 months.

DJV Technologies

2011 January - 2012 November

CTO/VP of Engineering


DJV Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of DJV Services, a home health contract firm. DJV Technologies is a technology consulting firm specializing in the rapidly growing mobile healthcare marketplace. Worked with Physical Therapy Contract firms to design HIPPA compliant iOS healthcare tablet application, for commercial sale; which enables home health care workers to replace redundant paper documents with electronic versions at the point of care. Offshore technical and strategic management of health care application development. Responsible for P&L of home health contract services, including billing and account management. Leadership of home health contract staff. Scrum consultant for IT and Software organizations wishing to convert their organization from Waterfall to Scrum and Agile methodologies.


1989 January - 1993 December

Project Manager


Managed two separate and diverse teams of engineers resulting in on-time and on-budget delivery of new fault-tolerant defense satellite downlink technology. Generated and analyzed financial reports including project cost and performance analysis reports to measure project status and profitability by utilizing DoD Cost Account Management (CAM) system. Established and managed advanced research program to develop and deliver innovative communication technologies to the Department of Defense.

We The People LLC

2012 February - 2011 May

Agile Coach, CTO/CIO


Leading the development of the casual video game "AngryVoters". As CTO and CIO I am responsible for leading the local and offshore design and development teams for We The People LLC. My responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Project evaluation and management Software Design and Development for iOS and Facebook Hiring of technical teams Help develop the business plan and financial feasibility Scrum and IT Leadership As part of American Airlines PMO, helping coach American's IT teams transition from Waterfall to Agile methodologies

Integrated Systems Inc

1993 December - 1999 September

Networking Technology Evangelist/Field Engineering Manager


Managed 10-member central region technical account team to serve large business customers, resulting in a 35% increase in revenue for the region as well as a 10% increase in quality improvement. Increased network software sales by creating a global marketing campaign to deliver consistent messages through multiple channels. Established team of on-site consultants for enterprise networking solutions for large Datacom and Telecom customers. Increased visibility of Integrated Systems Networking Products and Services by meeting with the trade press and publishing several articles on networking software.

Telogical Systems

2009 April - 2011 January

VP of Engineering and IT


Telogical is a privately held firm, which provides business intelligence to telecom, cable, and satellite companies, using SQL Server, MySQL, .NET, Java, C#, Drools, and JavaScript technologies. Telogical provides their B2B services in the form of reports and web services applications. Worked directly with CEO, CTO, and VP’s of Marketing and Sales to develop product strategies for new market penetration and additional revenue streams. As a member of the Executive Team, provided strategic and technical leadership, and projected ROI; which led to the efficient use of capital and resources. Managed Engineering and IT departments, which drove revenue growth by 20%; created budgets, accountable for P&L, and ensured staff performance. Created project evaluation criteria and business cases to evaluate new projects for cost/benefit analysis. Led recruitment, hiring/firing and performance management. Worked on-site with large telecom customers to gather requirements, train employees, and supervise product installation. Created plan for engineering to reduce “technical debt” and improve product quality. Converted the engineering department from a Waterfall to Scrum model, which streamlined the release schedule and ensured on-time customer deliveries. Significantly improved product quality and increased development by implementing TDD, Agile and Lean development processes which have resulted in a 30% decrease in defects and a 3 month reduction in development/deployment time. Established Q/A, Lean, and Agile processes and implemented Continuous Integration (CI), Test Driven Development (TDD), and Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP), which resulted in a reduction of defects and an increase in quality. Utilized DDD (Domain Driven Design) to design Telogical’s N-Tier architecture to support Microsoft and MySQL Server and REST/SaaS APIs. Integration of custom software with CRM.


Intro to Agile

May 2013

Agile Coach, CTO/CIO

Brief Agile presentation that I have given at seminars.


  • VxWorks
  • Kanban
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Objective-C
  • SharePoint
  • Vendor Management
  • XML
  • AOP
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Executive Management
  • HTML
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • .NET
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Start-ups
  • Turbo C++
  • VC#
  • Change Management
  • Test Driven Development
  • Software Engineering
  • IT Strategy
  • Java
  • Software Development
  • Mobile Devices
  • Integration
  • Team Leadership
  • Project Management
  • SaaS
  • Scrum
  • Business Strategy
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management
  • Business Intelligence


  • University of South Florida


    Bachelor, Engineering Technology

  • Southern Methodist University - Cox School of Business


    MBA, Business


  • Certified Scrum Professional
  • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)
  • Certified Scrum Master