Dennis Stevens: The Agile Program Manager - Organizational Leadership in the Value Driven Enterprise

Who: Dennis Stevens

When: December 14, 2010

For over 25 years, Dennis has been passionate about helping organizations deliver technology that makes a difference for their business. For 15+ years, he has served in enterprise project management and leadership roles. He advocates blending responsible Lean and Agile Software Project Management with traditional project management practices in the Enterprise. He was a significant contributor to Microsoft’s business architecture offering, has earned certification as a Project Management Professional, in Lean Value Stream mapping, as an OPM3 Professional, as a Certified Scrum Master, and as a Kanban Coach.

Dennis frequently speaks at local events and international conferences about Enterprise Agile Project Management and writes extensively, including publication in Harvard Business Review (“The Next Revolution in Productivity,” Harvard Business Review, June 2008) and The Cutter Consortium ( “Re-thinking the Agile Enterprise,” Cutter Consortium Executive Report, July 2009). Dennis is supporting the advancement of Agile Project Management as a leader in PMI's Agile Community of Practice and on the working group exploring how PMI can best support Agile.

Dennis served in the USMC, attended FSU on a violin scholarship, helped coach the 2008 12U Girl's AAU National Champions, and has a degree in Organizational Psychology and Development.