12+ years leading agile transformations, managing people, & executing enterprise initiatives. I focus on the confluence of people, process, & technology, in large-scale cross-functional environments.
Sr. Manager, Program Management & Program Lead
Vivint | Remote
June 2018 - Present
• Player-coach who both manages a team of direct reports, and personally program manages key enterprise-wide, high-risk initiatives across Product Verticals and Partner Channels
• Own Software Delivery, with a mission to drive agile transformation across the organization and improve software delivery reliability and execution.
• Manage 5 Direct Reports (Scrum Masters / Software Delivery More ...
Sr. Program Manager
Ancestry.com | Lehi, UT, USA
April 2017 - June 2018
• Oversaw all project & program management for multiple cross-functional product domains; manage scrum masters and mentor junior program managers
• Increased on-time delivery from 50% to 80%: implemented Scaled Agile practices & cross-functional quarterly portfolio planning; ensured alignment around priorities, scope, & dependencies; Fostered growth in Agile development: provided mentorship More ...
New York Times | New York, NY, USA
February 2015 - April 2017
• Hired and managed project managers within my program(s); Supervised / mentored junior project managers across the org; organized training events
• Improved operational efficiencies by working Worked directly with the COO & Program Director to reexamine & improve digital processes, guidelines, tools, & team structures; scaled agile across portfolios (established shared roadmaps, JIRA use More ...
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The New School
Masters, Media Management | New York, NY, USA
2011 - 2014
University of Florida
Bachelors, Journalism and Communications | Gainesville, FL, USA
2004 - 2008
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