Associate Director, Agile Program Management
location_on United States
Member since 7 years
Specialises In (based on submitted proposals)
Christine Novello is an Associate Director in the Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) of Cognizant Technology Services, where she brings over 25 years of experience across various facets of IT and product development, and over 5 years specific experience in Agile Adoption and Transformation. Christine enables Agile adoption from individual teams, and also scales Agile to large complex, globally dispersed enterprises. She has coached and mentored both teams and executives alike, helping executive stakeholders with their Agile and organizational transformation while enabling Agile teams to achieve high performance benchmarks.
Christine is committed to continuous improvement principles and is passionate about coaching and empowering world-class teams in the alignment of development, user design and business process best practices. She is an experienced Program Manager, Trainer and Coach, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), and SAFe Program Consultant (SPC). Christine has broad technical proficiency, coupled with deep analytical skills, to identify and implement process improvements and performance enhancing opportunities. She is accomplished in Requirements Gathering, Process Reengineering / Improvement, Mentoring, and has extensive hands-on experience with the major Agile Frameworks (Scrum, Lean, XP, Scrumban, Kanban, SAFe).