V. Lee Henson
Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Project Management Professional (PMP), Motivational Speaker, Coach, & Mentor
- Greater Salt Lake City Area
- Professional Training & Coaching
V. Lee Henson's Overview
- CEO & President / Agile Coach / Certified Scrum Trainer at AgileDad
V. Lee Henson's Summary
CST - Certified Scrum Trainer
PMP - Project Management Professional
PMI- Agile Certified Practitioner
CLAP - Certified Lean Agile Practitioner
CSP - Certified Scrum Professional
CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner
CSM - Certified ScrumMaster
Lee’s 14 years of experience spans a broad array roles and responsibilities. He is currently one of just over 140 Certified Scrum Trainers worldwide. He is also a Project Management Professional, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, and a Certified Lean Agile Professional. His personal experience includes hands on web development, quality assurance analysis, automated test engineer, senior product manager, senior project manager, ScrumMaster, agile coach, consultant, and ADDIE training professional. His client list includes over 30 of the Fortune 100 companies, Government sector projects, small and large software production facilities, and multiple successful large-scale agile implementations.
His unique blend of recent real-world experience in various roles combined with the ability to drive home complex concepts in an easy to understand manner make him an amazing resource to get any team at any level best focused on project related initiatives. Unlike other trainers or coaches, Lee has personally assisted in the organizational transformation of companies sized from start up to enterprise intercontinental.
When not coaching or training, Lee enjoys doing motivational, inspirational, and keynote speaking sessions at various conferences, churches, and universities. He has been recognized multiple times for excellence in public speaking and does all he can to help others get the most out of both work and home life.
Lee is a graduate of the Disney Management Institute and has served as Chairperson for the Scrum Alliance Certification Advisory Board. He is the author of the Definitive Agile Checklist. He is the inventor of Rapid Release Planning and is continually looking for ways to advance the Agile and Scrum community.
Scrum, Agile Methodology, Agile Coaching, Program Management, Project Management, Agile Training, Project Planning, Consulting, Agile Tool Training, Lean, Kanban, Motivational Speaker & Life Coach
V. Lee Henson's Experience
CEO & President / Agile Coach / Certified Scrum Trainer
Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Professional Training & Coaching industry
September 2007 – Present (7 years 1 month) Greater Salt Lake City Area
Recognized worldwide as the industry leader in providing world class training and coaching, AgileDad has worked tirelessly to help organizations transition from traditional to Agile Project Management. AgileDad trainers and coaches have coached and trained in over 40 of the Fortune 100 Companies and provide a depth and breadth of real world experience in addition to years of acquired industry knowledge.
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Principal Agile Methodoligist / Certified Scrum Trainer
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry
October 2007 – October 2010 (3 years 1 month)
Provide agile & product training and consulting on the VersionOne Enterprise Application. Provide insight to the organization with regard to product direction and manage relationships with enterprise level customers.
Coach for hundreds of teams on the Agile Process. Assisted in the enterprise wide adoption of Scrum in many organizations.
Sr. Program Manager / Certified Scrum Professional
Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Internet industry
September 2006 – October 2007 (1 year 2 months)
Senior Program Manager / Certified Scrum Professional over the Commerce Division. Managed an enterprise company-wide rollout of Agile Development and Integration software tools. Worked as a coach with multiple teams and as a mentor to all other project, product, and program managers.
Became first published as an author of accepted Scrum practices & principles.
Sr. Program Manager CSM
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Computer Software industry
July 2005 – September 2006 (1 year 3 months)
Certified Scrum Master / Program Manager over seven Scrum development teams which included representatives from:
Support & Installation
Training & Research
Responsible for ensuring all teams meet goals which they commit to during the iteration. Assisted in ensuring that the division maintained a focus on Agile development principles and produced high quality software in short, ready to deliver increments.
Report directly to the Vice President over Product Development. Organize and facilitate meetings and training as needed to assist each team in reaching their end goal. Coach and mentor for each scrum team. Remove and or resolve all impediments as to move forward with work progress.
Program Manager / Sr. Trainer
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; QQ; Security and Investigations industry
November 2003 – July 2005 (1 year 9 months)
*** Contract for this job with the Louisiana State Police expired in July 2005 ***
Managed Law Enforcement related projects using Agile (Scrum) Methodology. Developed all curriculum and performed classroom & web based training on technical applications for Federal, State, Local, and Military law enforcement using the ADDIE training methodology. Built and maintained statewide training intranet site containing web based training materials as well as online documentation.
Product Owner / Technical Trainer
Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Consumer Goods industry
May 2001 – November 2003 (2 years 7 months)
Consulted Upper Management to obtain requirements for software / web-based applications. Coordinated with programmers and explained all of the requirements. Tested the application to see that it met all of the requirements as instructed. Trained each end-user on correct use of the application. Produced documentation / handbooks for each application company-wide. Maintained company Intranet. Introduced Agile (Scrum) Methods to the company.
Program Manager / Sr. Technical Trainer
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry
October 1999 – May 2001 (1 year 8 months)
Senior Technical Instructor and Curriculum Developer for many educational courses pertaining to the Digital Handshake Product. Facilitated training both off and onsite for many large and small companies. Developed and tested course and lab manuals used for classroom and online instruction.
Technical Trainer / Consultant
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; EBAY; Internet industry
February 1998 – October 1999 (1 year 9 months)
Responsible for Training and Development of new team members. Co-Chair of task force designed to work as a liaison between employees and upper management to assist in overcoming obstacles that may be preventing them from doing an effective job. Handled regular and escalated cases with customer service or technical issues. I was responsible for the daily monitoring of high profile charity auctions including, Rosie O’ Donnell, Warner Brothers, Cartoon Network, Tonight Show, Today Show, MTV, ESPN, and others. (Customer Support Investigations / Training Specialist / Auction Monitor)
V. Lee Henson's Languages
V. Lee Henson's Skills & Expertise
- Technical Training
- Executive Coaching
- Leadership Mentoring
- Agile Methodologies
- Program Management
- Project Management
- Quality Assurance
- Cross-functional Team Leadership
- Software Development
- Agile Project Management
- Software Project Management
- Project Planning
- Software Engineering
- Web Development
- Process Improvement
- Vendor Management
- Business Analysis
- Requirements Analysis
- Certified Scrum Master CSM
- Product Management
- Software Documentation
- Enterprise Architecture
- Enterprise Software
- Team Leadership
- Workshop Facilitation
- Organizational Development
V. Lee Henson's Education
V. Lee Henson's Additional Information
Motivational Speaker, Life Coach, Scrum, Agile Methodoligies, Training, Coaching, Consulting.
- Groups and Associations:
CST - Certified Scrum Trainer PMP - Project Management Professional CLAP - Certified Lean Agile Practitioner CSP - Certified Scrum Professional CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner CSM - Certified ScrumMaster Certified Web Master - University of Utah Fine Arts ADDIE Training Professional
- Honors and Awards:
National Forensic League - Excellence in Public Speaking
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