CV

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Experience
Ithaka | Scrum Master
Art cataloging software and image database
Mar 2017 – Present, New York City

  • Act as scrum master for two fully distributed development teams
  • Provide training and coaching on agile best practices including story mapping, estimating work, and sprint planning for teams with no previous agile experience
  • Continuously improve processes and tools for adapting agile to teams working across drastically different timezones (US, EU, and Asia)
  • Lead all scrum ceremonies including daily standups, sprint retrospectives, sprint planning, scrum of scrums, show and tell, and blameless post mortems
  • Closely monitor team cycle time, performance, and quality
Artstor | Project Manager, Design
Art cataloging software and image database
Oct 2013 – Mar 2017, New York City
  • Implemented a customized agile workflow for software and design projects in a previously waterfall environment
  • Managed several web and mobile apps from ideation to launch
  • Provided company-wide guidance on adoption of new tools (Slack, Pivotal Tracker, Trello) and project management best practices
  • Promoted from Scrum Master Assistant in Jan 2015
SmartTix | Project Management Consultant
Event ticketing platform
Nov 2013 – Jun 2014, New York City
  • Scrum Master for distributed team
  • Prioritized backlog and tracked progress
SmartTix | Operations and Project Manager
Event ticketing platform
Feb 2012 – Oct 2013, New York City
  • Introduced agile processes to waterfall organization
  • Managed continued development of new platform while supporting users in legacy system
  • Prioritized and groomed backlog
  • Reported on progress to president and adjusted processes
  • Facilitated rollout of new flagship application and supported client adoption
  • Oversaw all personnel, including managing hiring and performance reviews
Rentflow Network | Account Manager
Property management software startup
Sept 2010 РAug 2011,  Austin
  • Managed office and all accounts for Austin branch of early stage real estate startup
  • Initiated and designed enhancements based on user needs
  • Participated in Agile processes with remote development team
  • Grew real estate portfolio by 30% and brought on largest client to date
Education
New York University 
Certificate in Project Management, 2015 

University of Texas at Austin
BA – Geography Major, Business Minor, 2009

Certifications & Skills

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • JIRA, Confluence, Pivotal Tracker, Trello, Asana, Basecamp, and just about anything else
  • Fluent in Russian
  • Excellent beard

Download a pdf of my resume here.