Dr. Gail Ferreira

Gail Ferreira

Gail Ferreira is an enterprise lean agile leader based in San Francisco. Gail likes to employ creative and novel lean agile methods to engage individuals and organizations through agile transformations. 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 also likes to lead and direct events including local meetups, professional development days for the Project Management Institute, and academic awards. Gail is an adjunct professor and advisor at UC Berkeley Extension Agile Specialist program and Capella University PhD in Technology and Project Management where she mentors aspiring doctoral candidates with their dissertation publications for the school of information technology management. LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drgail.ferreira Education, PhD - Organizational Leadership, M.S. Computer Science, B.S. Computer Science Certifications: SAFe-SPC, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, CSP, CSM, CSPO, PMP Appointments: Program Chair - XP2019, Enterprise Agile Track Chair - Agile 2018, VP of Professional Development - Project Management Institute - 2016