Kevin E. Schlabach

Kevin E. Schlabach

Agile champion, Project Manager, Process Improvement, Software/Product Analyst, and ex-Usability Engineer.

Location
Greater Philadelphia Area
Industry
Internet

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Kevin E. Schlabach's Summary

Kevin E. Schlabach helps software organizations improve quality, delivery, and value while promoting an environment where employees can thrive.

He discovered agile software delivery in 2005 while working for a distributed global 50 company and found it mitigated many of the issues in traditional IT. Since then, he has been an active coach leading teams toward agile philosophies and methods. His toolset includes Scrum, XP, Kanban, and Lean practices built on a foundation of formal PMI training.

Kevin has a degree in Computer Science, is experienced in project management, product analysis, and user experience design and has worked in both startup and large regulated enterprise settings.

Kevin E. Schlabach's Experience

Scrum Master

Scala

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

October 2013Present (1 year)

Agile Project Manager

Leadnomics

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

February 2013August 2013 (7 months) Philadelphia, PA

Took over greatly overdue core platform migration project and guided the development team and business through transition off the legacy platform.

Pragmatically assessed company project management processes and evolved them to match growing needs of the development team and the business at large. Partnered with technical lead to shift development team culture, communication, and process by leveraging agile software development practices.

Project Manager

Beyond.com, Inc.

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; BYND; Internet industry

February 2007January 2013 (6 years)

Worked to evolve company project management processes, ensured project success across the company, and any other activities related to the tactical execution of cross-company strategies. Constantly infused agile software development practices into the company while training and mentoring others in project management. Focused on building product management team process.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SI; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

January 2006January 2007 (1 year 1 month)

Agile Scrum Master for the Scheduling module within the Operating Room Management System product for one year after the roll-out of the Agile Software Development Methodology into the company.

One of the first people to be positioned as a full-time dedicated scrum master within the product group. Worked with the PMO department and ObjectMentor to solidify transition to XP and Scrum methodologies.

User Interface Analyst

Siemens (Medical Solutions)

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SI; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

January 2003January 2006 (3 years 1 month)

Product, User Interface, and Usability Analyst for Operating Room Management and Operating Room Scheduling products within Soarian suite of software.

Supported Agile transition throughout organization both within the matrixed UI team, and the ORMS product team.

Information Architect

Info Technologies, Inc.

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

October 2002December 2002 (3 months)

Contracted for three months to architect user interfaces for three Intranet application projects within Merck.

Senior Experience Architect

Breakaway Solutions

Public Company; 501-1000 employees; BWAY; Information Technology and Services industry

April 2000September 2002 (2 years 6 months)

Business Analyst and Usability Analyst for .com startup clients seeking to build online platforms.

Major client projects included: Beansprouts, Medispares, ICG Commerce, and Zone Telecom.

(note: the last portion of this tenure was through direct employment of the client, Zone Telecom, after the bankrupty filing of Breakaway Solutions.)

Internet Architect

Conectiv

Public Company; 201-500 employees; pom; Utilities industry

June 1998March 2000 (1 year 10 months)

Designed, developed, and managed intranet web projects across an enterprise setting.

Kevin E. Schlabach's Skills & Expertise

  1. Scrum
  2. Agile Methodologies
  3. User Experience
  4. Change Management
  5. Software Project Management
  6. Agile Project Management
  7. Mentoring
  8. Project Management
  9. Process Improvement
  10. Coaching
  11. Information Architecture
  12. Product Management
  13. Wireframes
  14. Usability
  15. Certified Scrum Master CSM
  16. Team Building
  17. Requirements Gathering
  18. Creative Problem Solving
  19. SDLC
  20. Software Development
  21. User Interface Design
  22. Wire Framing
  23. User Experience Design
  24. User-centered Design
  25. Usability Testing
  26. Web Applications
  27. Start-ups
  28. Software Documentation
  29. PMO
  30. Enterprise Software
  31. Leadership
  32. E-commerce
  33. Management
  34. Web Analytics
  35. Analysis

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Kevin E. Schlabach's Education

University of Delaware

Bachelor of Science, Arts and Science, Computer and Information Sciences

19951999

Concentration in Internet Applications

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