Dr. Gail Ferreira

Gail Ferreira

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 was a first line reviewer for the PMBOK V7, to be released in late 2020. Gail regularly speaks at regional and national leadership meetings on transformational leadership and change. Gail is an advisor for the UC Santa Cruz Lean Agile Project Management program, developing and delivering agile at scale courses and curriculum. LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drgail.ferreira 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