As a Senior Consultant at Applied Frameworks, Michael coaches Agile leaders and change agents in Agile adoption, cultural empowerment, and empathetic growth patterns. Michael’s expertise spans transformation programs, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) implementations, Agile Product Management practices, and Lean Portfolio Management.
Before joining Applied Frameworks, Michael was Director, Product Management at Travelport, which is recognized as a SAFe Lean Portfolio Management alpha child. At Travelport, Michael focused on a Behavior Driven Development (BDD) implementation while overhauling Agile tooling and courseware design. Previously, Michael worked with Comcast in the SAFe Implementation for the Big Data group.
In addition to his background in SAFe, Scrum, and Kanban, Michael’s 20+ years of experience includes work in IT infrastructure, QA engineering, and Product Management.
Michael holds certificates as a SAFe Program Consultant, SAFe Release Train Engineer, SAFe Agile Product Manager, SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager, and SAFe Exam Developer — and is a certified Scrum Alliance Product Owner.