Access our 2024 Presentations:

Jessica Hall (1)

Jessica Hall

VP of Design for CoStar

Leading the transformation of a product portfolio serving commercial real estate professionals with analytics, opportunities, and workflow support. With a career spanning product management, design, UX, and global leadership, she brings over two decades of expertise to her role. Jessica is a TEDx speaker, known for sharing insights on 'The Surprising Secrets of Exceptional Product Leaders,' and co-authored 'The Product Mindset: Succeed in the Digital Economy by Changing the Way Your Organization Thinks.

Dan McClure (1)

Dan McClure

System Innovation Architect and Strategist

Dan is an innovation choreographer, a big picture innovator whose job is to run into burning buildings looking for exceptional opportunities to reinvent the way the world works.

Jim Highsmith (6)

Jim Highsmith

Agile Manifesto Coauthor

Jim Highsmith is an industry advisor, having retired as Executive Consultant at ThoughtWorks, Inc. in 2021. Prior to Thoughtworks, he was Director of Cutter Consortium’s Agile Project Management practice. He has nearly 60 years’ experience as an IT manager, product manager, project manager, consultant, software developer, and storyteller. Jim has been a leader in the agile software development community for the past three decades.

Jon Kern (4)

Jon Kern

Agile Manifesto Co-author, Java Design Co-Author

Jon, a co-creator of the Agile Manifesto, began his career as an aerospace engineer doing testing and R&D on jet engines. He soon discovered the power of software and worked on flight simulation models of the F-14, agile fighter maneuverability research with the X-31, numerous real-time flight control systems, and man-machine integration research. He began to dive more deeply into software engineering, design, and architecture, starting his own engineering company and creating a lightweight software methodology.

Heidi Musser (2)

Heidi Musser

Board member, Board advisor, and C-level executive

Heidi is an accomplished Board member, Board advisor, and C-level executive who advises and leads businesses on digital transformation and enterprise agility. She has successfully created and scaled resilient and sustainable organizational structures, business, and governance models that can withstand rapidly and dynamically changing market conditions and play an integral role in achieving competitive advantage in this next economic revolution.

Suzette Johnson

Dr. Suzette Johnson

Fellow, Northrop Grumman

Suzette has led the adoption of Lean Agile across the enterprise and supported over 100 projects and government programs. Her focus is applying Lean and Agile practices to the development of cyber-physical systems within the space domain.

Robin Yeman

Robin Yeman

Space Domain Lead, Carnegie Mellon SEI

Robin's expertise span over twenty-five years in software engineering with focus on Digital Engineering, DevSecOps, and Agile building large complex solutions across multiple domains from submarines to satellites. She advocates for continuous learning with multiple certifications including SAFe Fellow, SPCT, PMP, PMI-ACP, and CSEP. She has completed her Systems Engineering PhD at Colorado State researching best practices to deliver complex safety-critical solutions.

Sanjiv Augustine (3)

Sanjiv Augustine

Founder and CEO, LitheSpeed

Sanjiv Augustine is an entrepreneur, industry-leading agile and lean expert, author, speaker, management consultant and trainer.


Shannon Ewan

CEO for the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile)

Shannon Ewan currently serves as the CEO for the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile) in Alexandria, VA. She is a skilled Agile Coach, facilitator, trainer and leader with extensive business and Information Technology (IT) experience in the commercial and government sectors.


Bill Pratt

Executive Director at the RELI Group Inc.

Bill recently retired from the federal government, where he served for 22 years at the Department of Homeland Security, most recently as the Director of Enterprise Technology Governance. Bill managed the Agile transformation efforts at DHS, achieving a 100 percent level of agile adoption for major IT programs in 2017. He also led the ongoing SecDevOps adoption at DHS and created the first emerging technologies branch to introduce Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation to DHS.

Swathi Young (3)

Swathi Young

Chief Technology Officer of Allwyn Corporation

Swathi Young is an international keynote speaker, blogger, community-builder, and Chief Technology Officer of Allwyn Corporation, where she leads technology and AI/ML implementations at federal and commercial organizations.

Rob Brown (1)

Rob Brown

SVP of National Security Solutions at Alpha Omega

Previously CTO/EVP at Systalex. CTO at USCIS.Cloud Solutions Developer/EID Division Chief with USCIS with 18 years of experience providing technical, managerial and business development solutions to the IT industry.


Nevine White

Innovating Planning and Organizational Agility

Beginning her 35-year career in telecom engineering, Nevine moved on to leading the FP&A function for tw telecom for two decades.  There she championed powerful changes in financial planning that enabled an agile and effective management structure by eliminating traditional budgets.  After the sale of the company, Nevine continued this work with Live Future Ready, leveraging her experience to support organizations in their financial transformation efforts across various industries.  In 2019, Nevine joined Hargray Communications Group as the VP Accounting, before taking on building the Finance and Administrative functions for a broadband start-up.

Ian Carr (2)

Ian Carr

Head of Product Management for Scrum Alliance

 Ian Carr is the Head of Product Management for Scrum Alliance, he is responsible for connecting the voice of students to the educational content and the vast Scrum Alliance training community all around the globe.

Raj Indugula

Raj Indugula

SVP, Consulting, LitheSpeed

Raj is a versatile Agile Coach (Process & Engineering), and professional trainer with nineteen years of experience in delivering IT solutions across the public and private sectors, at startups as well as Fortune 100 companies.  An early adopter of Extreme Programming (XP) and Scrum, he has over twelve years of hands-on experience with the pragmatic application of Agile processes and XP-inspired code quality practices, and coaching teams on the adoption of Lean-Agile-DevOps practices.

Tricia Remacle

Patricia Remacle

Transformational Leader

Patricia is a transformational leader with 20 years of experience successfully defining product strategies and leading product development for Mobile, IoT, Cloud, and Enterprise solutions.   She is an Agile champion with a proven history of infusing Agile methodologies into the DNA of product teams.   Most recently, she was CTO of LeaseAccelerator, a cloud-based lease lifecycle automation solution used by many of the Fortune 1000

Bob Payne

Bob Payne

SVP, Agile Training and Coaching

An early adopter of Extreme Programming, Scrum and SAFe, Bob Payne has worked exclusively as a Lean+Agile Transformation leader since 1999.  

Bob Payne hosts the Agile Toolkit podcast and has produced over 170 episodes, recording a variety of industry leaders and Agile practitioners. Bob’s consulting and training style is built on years of Lean+Agile experience, a MSEE in Computer Architectures for Artificial Intelligence and having grown up working in his family’s restaurant, so you can expect a blend of technical excellence and customer service.

Molly Cain (1)

Molly Cain

Former Associate Director of Enterprise Digitalization at Internal Revenue Service

Molly brings over 20 years experience as an intrapreneur leading digitalization and innovation initiatives — the past 8 have been in DoD + federal sector — to the organizations she supports. She is a former senior IT/transformation executive with a passion for creating positive change through doing. Molly holds an MBA from UTD and BS in Journalism from Texas A&M, and she's a Certified Agile Leader and Value Management Office Practitioner.

Scroll to Top