Agile Practice Lead
Area of Expertise: Managed Services & Business Agility
Jim has spent his professional career focused on learning, understanding, and attempting to create great value from the definition of the customer. He has a deep belief that organizational agility is achieved by engaging all levels of a business starting with the senior leadership team.
Over the past decade he has looked to further his understanding and skills in enterprise Agile delivery and transformation primarily related to digital technology in the financial services industry. His belief system is to bring the best of Agile, including Lean, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), and test automation, to bear agile teams backed by agile software.
Jim has led Vaco’s Agile Practice since 2018. Prior to leading this team, he led the Enterprise Agile Transformation for an organization with more than 15,000 associates and over 300 scrum teams as well as the website and mobile app API middle tier. His experience includes Agile practice leadership and consultation with several fortune 500 companies in the pursuit of their Agile transformation journey.
Find Jim in the community
Jim serves on the advisory board of Appalachian State University.
What do you like best about working at Vaco?
Here, this practice is ours. We define what great looks like, and we execute to that goal. Our team is fantastic and made up of the best Agile Coaching Talent you will ever find. Our ultimate leader Sid Mitchener is an incredibly special person, and an incredibly special leader. The culture at Vaco is a great place for an Agile practice to launch.