PORTLAND, Ore., May 5, 2015 /CNW/ -- Agile Alliance, host of the annual Agile Executive Forum, has announced the final speaker lineup for the 2015 Agile Executive Forum, which will be held this year on August 3 at the Center for Innovative Technology in Herndon, Virginia. This annual event will bring together some of the world's top executives to explore the latest in strategic thinking in Lean and Agile practices and principles applied towards building the Lean Enterprise.
"At the 2015 Agile Executive Forum, we're excited about both building on past events and extending into the future of Agile," said Sanjiv Augustine, Agile Executive Forum Chair. "Our theme is 'Building the Lean Enterprise', and we're thrilled to have executive speakers from the U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services, Walmart, AOL, Chef, Paychex and Cox Target Media who will share stories and focus on their own leadership journeys."
The year's speaker lineup is one of the most impressive so far, and will give attendees the opportunity to interact with peers who have done what they're thinking about doing and can provide insights to help make decisions based on experience. This year's speakers will include:
- Mark Schwartz, CIO, U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services
- Gill Haus, CTO, Paid Services, AOL
- Nicole Forsgren, Director of Organizational Performance & Analytics, Chef
- Randy Salley, SVP of Application Development, Walmart Stores, Inc.
- Michael Gioja, SVP Information Technology, Product Management & Development, Paychex
- Chris Cate, CIO, Cox Target Media
"At our Scaling Agile Panel moderated by Dot Tudor, we'll be looking to world-renowned thought leaders Dean Leffingwell, Craig Larman and Scott Ambler for practical advice on the SAFe, LeSS and DAD frameworks for scaling Agile," added Augustine.
Complete speaker bios can be found here.
The Center for Innovative Technology in Herndon, Virginia is just a few miles from AGILE2015, the largest annual global gathering of Agilists and widely considered the premiere event for the advancement of the field. AGILE2015 will be held at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C., August 3-7, 2015.
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Agile Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the concepts of Agile software development, as outlined in the Agile Manifesto. With nearly 18,000 members and subscribers around the globe, Agile Alliance is driven by the principles of Agile methodologies and the value delivered to developers, organizations and end users. Agile Alliance organizes the annual Agile20xx Conference, the industry's leading event that attracts worldwide practitioners, academia, business and vendor-partner community members.
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