Dean is an Enterprise Agile Coach and his focus is on developing and managing agile requirements to delivering effective business solutions. Prior to joining LeadingAgile, he was a business consultant for Synaptus where he helped organizations identify and deliver value. He applied Lean and Agile principles learned from 20 years of industry experience to streamline business processes, generate Agile requirements (specify value), and then manage the Agile requirements (make value flow). Dean began his career as an engineer then as a business manager where he led numerous projects to improve performance. He earned his BS in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University and his MBA from Georgia State’s Executive MBA program. He really enjoys helping people and teams learn and achieve high performance.