Joel Bancroft-Connors, Principal Consultant
Joel believes in tackling the tough issues no one wants to deal with that are killing teams and organizations and is dedicated to solving the challenges associated with enterprise programs and projects. With over twenty years of professional experience, Joel has learned organizations which focus on engagement, employee happiness and Lean and Agile techniques will have the most success. Prior to joining Applied Frameworks, Joel helped companies like EMC, State of California, Stanford University, Visa, Hitachi GST, VMware, and AOL improve and flourish.
Joel is passionate about making the world a better place and uses his coaching and facilitation as the vehicle for change. Before becoming a consultant and instructor, Joel worked in such diverse industries as computer gaming, one of the first generation smart handheld devices, a cutting-edge voice recognition assistant, enterprise file system and backup technology, virtualization technology and consumer hard drives. His personal motto is “Better people make for better teammates, better teams make for better projects, better projects make for better products, better products make for more successful companies. And successful companies can and do change the world.”