Diane is an Agile coach and trainer with 13 years of experience helping groups of people transform into high-performing teams. She knows what questions to ask to discover creative solutions that solve real problems. She values communication, collaboration, and continuous learning and believes that an agile mindset enables us to achieve greater business value, higher quality, and happier teams.
Diane helps teams uncover new ways of working together better by facilitating collaboration between teams, management, and stakeholders. She has trained and mentored Business Analysts on how to add the most value on an agile team, guided team members through the transition to Scrum Master and Product Owner roles, and trained new teams on the Scrum framework to help them mature into their own customized practices.
Diane is the Agile 2017 People Program Chair and is a highly sought after speaker and presenter who enjoys teaching and connecting with others who share her passion for improvement. She co-chaired the Collaboration, Culture & Teams track for Agile 2014 and again for Agile 2015. For Agile 2016, she was the Program Chair for the Process at Scale program. Diane has delivered presentations at numerous events and most recently at NDC Oslo 2017, Agile & Beyond 2017, Toronto Agile 2016, LeanAgileScotland 2016, and Music City Nashville 2016.