VP Enterprise Engagements, Principal Consultant, LeadingAgile
With over 25 years of experience as a United States Marine, start-up founder, project manager, and federal agency PMO advisor, Derek is very results driven, and essential asset to the LeadingAgile team in Washington DC and Baltimore. Derek takes the hand waving and voodoo out of Agile practices. He has been actively blogging since 2008, with over 500 posts and growing. He authored Zombie Project Management (KDP 2011), organized the Agile Baltimore Unconference, and organizes monthly meetup events in Baltimore. Derek holds certifications through both the Scrum Alliance and the Project Management Institute, with specializations in Agile Transformation, Agile in the Enterprise, Portfolio Alignment, and Application Lifecycle Management.