Program Number: C020-19022013
Agile in Financial Services - A Framework in Focus
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership - 0.0
Strategic - 0.0
Technical - 1.5
John is a Manager in the Information Systems group of the Individual Life Insurance division at Prudential Financial, responsible for providing Project Management services to the Sales Illustrations, Term and Variable Policy Administration and Actuarial systems support teams. John is chairperson of the Agile Working Group within Prudential and has been a leader in the introduction of Agile technologies across multiple business units. He is currently working with the Systems and Business Leadership teams within the Individual Life Insurance division to establish a new SDLC based on the Agile SCRUM framework. John is a member of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University and for many years has followed and applied their work on Systems Development practices including a role as a CMM Appraiser.
Prior to this John was a Director and principal at EuroComm Software providing Client Relationship and Project Management services to Bluestone Capital Partners LP (a Venture Capital group), overseeing the development and installation of a proprietary Global eBusiness Securities Trading platform at client sites around the world; including Standard Chartered Bank and International Bank of Asia in Hong Kong, ABN Amro in Johannesburg, South Africa and the Bank of Butterfield in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands.
In total John has over 35 years experience as a systems development professional in roles as a Systems Engineer, Programmer, Systems Analyst and Project Manager. He is a Project Management Professional and Certified Scrum Master and is actively engaged today as the Scrum Master on a multi-year, multi-million dollar software development project. He holds a BS (with Honors) in Computer Science from Loughborough University in the United Kingdom.
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