Dr. Gail Ferreira
Full Name
Dr. Gail Ferreira
Job Title
Agile Transformation Leader & Coach
Company
Prima Leader, Inc.
Speaker Bio
Dr. Gail Ferreira is a technology leader, coach, published author, and international speaker with a track record of creating business value for leading Fortune 50 organizations. Gail likes to employ creative, out of the box agile methods to drive business outcomes. Gail is particularly passionate about creating agile learning organizations that embrace continuous learning and change management using a blend of lean and agile methodologies.
Gail regularly speaks at international agile conferences and professional groups related to agile, innovation, lean startup, strategy and technology management.
She has published peer-reviewed journals and articles in award winning publications such as Agile Connection, Proquest Digital Dissertations, Refractive Thinker, IEEE, and Techwell.
Gail is an advisor for the UC Santa Cruz Lean Agile Project Management program, developing and delivering agile at scale courses and curriculum.
She currently leads a new initiative for UC Santa Cruz and the PMI SIlicon Valley called "The Silicon Valley Project" where she leads the combined thought leadership of both organizations where she produces and directs monthly events.
Education, PhD - Organizational Leadership, M.S. Computer Science, B.S. Computer Science
Certifications: SAFe-SPC5, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, CSP, CSM, CSPO, PMP
Appointments: Program Chair - XP2019, Enterprise Agile Track Chair - Agile 2018