SVP Engineering & Operations
Joined the company as they were getting ready to grow. Was a
pivotal member of the executive team, taking a leading part in
all discussions and decisions regarding the direction and future
of the company.
Was responsible for the entire development team, including dev
ops and system administration, in addition to being responsible
for IT, Office, and HR.
Restructured the company's internal processes, communication,
and tools, and prepared the company for explosive growth in
Coached the development team in Agile principles. Structured
the processes between development, support, and product in an
optimal way. Setup recruitment processes and tools to deal
with a large influx of candidates and positions.
Created structures and documents for complex relationships
with partners and customers.
Joined the team as they were taking their first steps into Scrum.
Was a champion for Agile, Lean, XP, and Scrum principles.
Scaled development from 18 people in 3 teams to 60 people in
10 teams. Grew and led small team of 4 Agile Coaches.
Successfully coached, taught, and mentored 60+ people over
the course of 4 years. Grew a beginner Scrum team into a world
class Agile department. Coached senior and executive
management in Agile management principles, paving the way
for the ultimate success of Agile in the company. Coached and
trained all positions, including Product Owners, Scrum Masters,
Designers, Developers, UX/UI, Testers, Managers, Support, and
Consulted with nearly every department on management
principles, project management skills, analytical methods, and
other similar topics.
Stiki - Information Security
2007 September - 2010 May
Was a co-Product Owner. Took on 40% of the Product Owner
Was the Lead Developer and Chief Architect. Designed and
programmed a multi-tiered, distributed application from the
ground up in .Net. The design included SQLServer, webservices,
a desktop application and a website.
Introduced Scrum into the company. Trained a team bringing
them up from normal development practices to an efficient
Scrum team. Estimated gain in efficiency was 150%.
Men & Mice
2004 December - 2007 April
Worked in a small team on their flagship product, the Men &
Spearheaded a successful radical change in the architecture of a
multi-tiered, distributed application.
Introduced Scrum into the company. Helped bring a team from
normal development practices to a fledgeling Scrum team.