PROFILE

SUMMARY

I’m British & Israeli national and have lived in Israel, South Africa and now UK resident. I served 3 years in IDF (Nahal) and completed higher education in Israel & South Africa. I’ve 20 plus years experience of technology products development, large-scale software programme/ project management. I'm Agile practitioner with 10 years experience (SCRUM, KANBAN, LEAN, SAFe, TDD/BDD).

I have founded Epoch Systems - a start-up company, a pioneer in patented proprietary technology of capacity planning, performance modelling & predictive analytics for Virtualisation Management & Cloud Computing.

Specialist in the areas:
• AGILE Delivery: Delivering urgent project releases while leveraging on Agile methods (KANBAN & SCRUM)
• AGILE Practitioner & Consulting: SAFe Implementations, Audit Agile Maturity (pain-points identification and actions plan), Agile Coaching & Building Delivery Teams, Set Up Agile Portfolio Management, Establishing Agile Product Management, JIRA Customisation, Agile Training, etc.
• AGILE Tools: JIRA, Rally Software, Version One, Visio, etc.

EXPERIENCE

Vodafone Group Services

2015 August - Present

Agile Coach

Düsseldorf , GERMANY

Epsilon Consultants Limited

2007 August - Present

Enterprise Agile Coach, Scrum Master (Independent Consultant)

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Providing Agile Coaching or Scrum Master professional services

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

2012 November - 2013 June

Scrum Master (Consultant)

Dublin , IRELAND

Auctionata AG

2014 May - 2014 August

Programm Manager / Scrum Master

Berlin Area , GERMANY

Medidata Solutions

2011 March - 2011 July

Software Project Manager

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Dun & Bradstreet

2006 June - 2006 November

IS Project Manager (Consultant)

Marlow, Berkshire , UNITED KINGDOM

Ericsson

2013 July - 2013 July

Agile Coach (Consultant)

Athlone , IRELAND

Agile capability assessment and advice on corrective actions.

Wonga.com

2011 July - 2011 October

Risk Project Manager

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Delivery Manager

2008 July - 2008 November

Experian

UNITED KINGDOM

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

2015 January - 2015 May

Scrum Master / Agile Coach

London , UNITED KINGDOM

The Scottish Government

2014 January - 2014 March

Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master

Edinburgh , UNITED KINGDOM

Sony Professional Solutions Europe

2009 January - 2009 April

IS Project Manager (Consultant)

Basingstoke, England , UNITED KINGDOM

Project delivery aim towards innovative supply chain system for its TV European Business Unit

SpinVox

2008 January - 2008 April

Senior Project Manager (Consultant)

Marlow, England , UNITED KINGDOM

OpenTV (Nagra)

2007 January - 2007 April

Project Manager

London , UNITED KINGDOM

BSkyB

1999 January - 2002 December

Project Director (Consultant - Fixed Term)

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Answer Consulting Limited

2010 February - 2010 July

Managing Principal - Consultant

Woking,England , UNITED KINGDOM

Clients relationship, business development, portfolio of projects delivery management plus consulting resources management in the designated Southern England office.

European Medicines Agency

2011 December - 2012 October

IT Project Manager (Consultant)

Canary Wharf, London , UNITED KINGDOM

Aviva

2014 August - 2014 November

Agile Coach

Norwich , UNITED KINGDOM

Tesco PLC

2013 August - 2013 September

Agile Project Manager (Consultant)

Welwyn Garden City , UNITED KINGDOM

Leading scoping & planning consultancy assignment for potential new enterprise project for centralising customer data and associated logic across Tesco's websites.

Deutsche Bank

2010 August - 2010 October

Agile Project Manager / Agile Coach (consultant)

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Supporting Software Development Process Improvements Using Agile Delivery Methodology at Market Risk IT Department

BT

2007 August - 2007 December

IT Project Manager (Consultant)

Ipswich, England , UNITED KINGDOM

PROJECTS

Skills

  • Mobile Devices
  • Integration
  • IT Strategy
  • Kanban
  • Product Management
  • Start-ups
  • Program Management
  • Software Project Management
  • Scrum
  • Vendor Management
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • E-commerce
  • Consulting
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management
  • Cloud Computing
  • Software Development
  • Enterprise Software

EDUCATION

  • University of Haifa

    1985-1989

    BA (Hons.), Mathematics & Computer Science

CERTIFICATION

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