Meet the Team
Meet our Elite Team of Agile Coaches and Instructors, every team member has over 10 years experience coaching Agile Transformations
Michael is an Agile Leader and Program / Project Manager with a highly successful 20+ year career guiding organizations in defining and implementing new processes, models, and standards that have reduced costs, reduced timelines, improved quality, and alignment of investments with business goals.
He has demonstrated expertise in delivering training on Agile adoptions, evaluating performance, designing action plans, and rendering improvement recommendations. Michael is an expert in completing assigned functions or projects within timely and budgetary constraints and excels at executing Agile/SAFe methodologies and deploying advanced systems or tools to improve productivity.
He has high-level leadership, problem resolution and mentoring ability with excellent interpersonal and communication skills – his students are often found smiling and laughing during his courses.
He is an SPC, Certified Project Manager in Scrum (Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), and Project Management Professional (PMP)
Michael currently resides in Pittsburgh, PA
Aishwarya has extensive experience and knowledge on SAFe with such roles as Software Engineer,Technical Lead, Architect, Scrum Master,Agile Coach. She has worked at companies like Microsoft, Wipro Technologies, Happiest Minds, PWC, and International Government Organizations.
She is an SPC, Certified Project Manager in Scrum (Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), and Project Management Professional (PMP) and also holds a Masters in Software Engineering
Aishwarya currently resides in India
Sonali is an Enterprise Agile Coach with experience in SAFe 5.1 Transformation, Agile Consulting, Agile Program Management, Product Management, Software Delivery & Project Management with prestigious Organizations & Clients in Europe, UK, USA, and India.
She has managed multiple project teams across multiple business domains including : Banking & Finance, British & USA Telecom, USA Healthcare, USA & UK Retail, Gas & Utility, E-Commerce, IT Infrastructure
Sonali is a certified: ICP-Agile Coach (ICP-AC) • Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant (SAFe SPC) • Certified Scrum Professional • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) • SAFe DevOps( SDP)•SAFe Scrum Master • SAFe Product Owner / Product Owner (SAFe POPM) • Leading SAFe® SA Certification • Certified SAFe® Program Consultant • Certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master •Certified SAFe® Practitioner• Certified SAFe® Agilist • Agile Certified Practitioner | PMI-ACP
Tori Palmer is a lean agile coach, collaboration facilitator, experience crafter, trainer, agile gamifier, and speaker.
He has over 13 years of Information Systems and Product Development experience the vast majority of which includes project management, lean and agile transformations, organizational change management, systems analysis and design, DevOps, and management consulting and agile training.
He has also taught at an array of post secondary academic institutions and continuing education providers on subjects ranging from project management, to health information technology, computer science, technical writing, web design, and the likes. Additionally the industries he’s worked in includes financial services, telecommunications, hospitality, healthcare, insurance, education, government, and real estate.
Throughout the last couple of years he has also provided his services and capacity as a volunteer as a reviewer for the annual Agile Alliance agile conference within their customers & products program track.
When not coaching organizations or training/teaching he is a frequent participant in product development and agile meetups globally, attends conferences domestically and internationally, works on social change within his community, and contributes/bolsters his thought leaderships as an avid learner by way of reading, contributing and organizing open spaces, contributing to blogs, and mentoring others.
In his work he also enjoys tapping into principles and concepts of human dynamics of facilitating organizational change, human centered design, value proposition design, and social & open innovation.
Tori currently resides in Atlanta, GA with his wife and two children.