David is certified on the SAFe 4.x framework.
David has deep experience launching, conducting and fine tuning 23 Agile Release Trains.
Six of those trains predated the SAFe v1.0 publishing in 2012, leveraging fully the concepts of Lean system optimization and economic decision-making, relying on Value System boundary management, Product Flow, and Continuous Delivery. The average ART had 8 teams with approximately 160 people in total (including Portfolio, Program, System Team and downstream implementation functions).
David’s career began in Lean Manufacturing, where he served as a part of Transformation teams to optimize large operation teams across entire Value Chains.
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Here’s a breakdown of experience by Industry and timing:
|2006-2008||Education||2||Hosted Web & Business Intelligence (Data Warehousing)||Government / Private VC|
|2008-2012||Insurance||4||CRM, Enterprise Service Bus, Data Services, Credit Mgmt Services, Hosted Web Policy Mgmt (Mainframe Retirement)||Commercial|
|2012-2013||Financial Services||2||Hosted Web (Property Valuation, Taxation and Collection; Government) converting to SaaS orientation||Government|
|2014||Technology Infrastructure||1||Cloud-based service management & Enterprise Resource Planning (help desk system cutover) in a SaaS orientation||Commercial|
|2014||Human Capital Mgmt||2||Human Resource Mgmt systems in a SaaS orientation||Private / Commercial|
|2015||Financial Services||2||Enterprise Data Warehouse: Enterprise Service Bus establishment for mortgage securitization; Enterprise Analytics||Government|
|2015||Financial Services||3||Banking, Marketing Operations. Establishing Portfolio and Program Kanban with existing Technology ARTs.||Commercial|
|2016||Financial Services||2||Banking: Merging Business functions with Technology towards holistic delivery (Mortgage, Credit Cards, Auto Lending)||Commercial|
|2016||Financial Services||2||Banking: Financial Services Automation (B2B, B2C, C2C integration). Two different ValueStreams.||Commercial|
|2017||Insurance & Financial Services||3||Life Insurance & Investing: Distribution Strategy and Field Support ValueStreams. Including Enterprise Corporate Strategy connectivity, Portfolio Funding and Governance.||Commercial|