John is a social scientist, who's cross-trained in software development and management. His last 30+ years have been spent fostering and leading measurable organizational change through client process and Agile Transformations. John has had the opportunity to lead Transformations and organizational redesigns across a number of industries, including health care, banking and finance, insurance, utilities, manufacturing, telecommunications, and the DoD.
John’s own Agile journey started when he led an organization redesign using Scrum techniques several years before the Agile Manifesto was created. His focus on continuous improvement, simpler and lean approaches to enabling client outcomes, and fostering a more sustainable workplace through organizational alignment and employee engagement has returned a consistently strong return on investment for his clients.
John has coached and consulted at all levels of client organizations and has been called a “catalyst and safe harbor” for his consulting style. His primary goal is to enable clients to not only be responsive to their marketplace, but to consistently improve embrace the environmental and market changes that define our current environment.
John has historically written and presented regularly at conferences and via public channels. His writings range from Agile Transformation strategy to organizational change issues and approaches, to consultant development and performance.