Derek is LeadingAgile’s Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) metrics and tools expert. With 25 years of experience in products and services, he is dedicated to creating better business outcomes through pragmatic Lean and Agile practices. He is committed to respecting where each organization is today, while laying the foundation for where they need to be in the future. He provides disciplined coaching, strategic consulting, and project and portfolio management services.
Derek has been with LeadingAgile since 2012 where he started out as an Enterprise Transformation Consultant. In the beginning, he was primarily focused on the transition patterns and intermediate states necessary to pragmatically lead organizations through an Agile transformation event. Since then, Derek’s leadership has provided him with opportunities to advance within the company to the role of Vice President. He is now the VP of ALM Platforms and is responsible for defining and executing implementation strategies that optimize the customer experience with tools at scale. He is an expert in ALM platforms such as: VersionOne, CA Agile Central, Atlassian JIRA, Microsoft TFS/VSTS, and AgileCraft.