Eric Obrien


Agile Transformation Coach with 15 years of experience in software program management and implementation through the entire product life-cycle across industries such as Telecommunications, Banking, Insurance and Government (DOJ) seeks an organization who is looking to obtain mastery of their knowledge workers through instinct motivation by putting the right people on the right job and autonomy by establishing trust and transparency; while creating a lean scalable enterprise with built-in quality and business alignment.

I’m passionate about communication, group dynamics, and coaching. I live through empowering the success of others and building high energy teams that can accomplish any goal and challenge. I believe a great training session can be a catalyst to reaching the tipping point.

Engagement to align three Agile Release Trains through Agile Workflow Management Tools Jira and Agile Central (Rally)

Planned and executed the migration of the Talent and Organizational Health & Effectiveness Organization into Agile Central (Rally), by providing hands on workshops on user story writing, feature refinement, and Agile Central (Rally).

Provided Product/Product Owner role-based training to Product Managers and Project Managers.

Worked with RTE, Product Management Team, and internal Agile Coaches to create a workshop on capturing better acceptance criteria through BDD and Feature Refinement

Implemented controls to connected Jira IT Team data into Agile Central to create a single source for all workflow integrated management data for Business Leadership.


  • SAFe® 5.0 Certified Program Consultant
  • SAFe® 5.0 Certified Release Train Engineer
  • Certified Product Owner Scrum Alliance
  • Certified Scrum Master Scrum Alliance
  • Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Alliance
  • ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Coaching
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • PMP – Project Management Professional Certification
  • SAFe® 5.0 Enablement (can certify others):
  • SAFe for Leaders (SA)
  • Scrum Master (SSM)
  • Advanced Scrum Master (SASM)
  • Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM)
  • Team Member (SP)
  • DevOps (SDP)
  • SAFe Release Train Engineer (Private Course Only)


Georgia Tech Institute of Technology – Atlanta, Georgia

Master of Science in Computer Science, 2017

Specialization - Artificial Intelligence

GPA: 3.90

California State University Sacramento – Sacramento, CA

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, 2005

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