Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson

Expertise Areas

  • Project Management
  • Strategic & Tactical Planning
  • Project/Program Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Cost & Budget Control
  • Training & Development
  • Requirement Analysis
  • Change Management
  • Documentation & Reporting
  • Business Transformation
  • Distributed Team Guidance
  • Client Satisfaction
  • Business Transformation


Agile Leader and Program / Project Manager with a highly successful 20+ year career guiding organizations in defining and implementing new processes, models, and standards that have reduced costs, reduced timelines, improved quality, and alignment of investments with business goals. Demonstrated expertise in delivering training on Agile adoptions, evaluating performance, designing action plans, and rendering improvement recommendations. Expert in completing assigned functions or projects within timely and budgetary constraints. Excel at executing Agile/SAFe methodologies and deploying advanced systems or tools to improve productivity. Proven success in driving results to the bottom line with revenue-generating solutions and cost-efficiency strategies. Skilled in streamlining operational activities and supporting growth plans while driving change. Known for devising practical, yet creative approaches for service delivery, workflow management, and process enhancement. High-level leadership, problem resolution and mentoring ability with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Career Enhancements:

Highly skilled in planning and conducting Scrum and Agile training sessions to improve employee engagement, organizational efficiencies, and speed to market.

Accustomed to the rigors of fast-paced, highly regulated environments requiring sharp attention to detail, consummate accuracy, and outstanding communication skills.

Collaborated with the teams for the development of effective plans and techniques to successfully analyze and champion cultural change as well as accelerate the Agile transformation.

Completed the Agile transformation that reduced service offering program timeframe from 6 months to 10 weeks.

Developed and implemented a project plan for an IBM external customer bid, resulting in attaining $2.4M growth in revenue.


  • ICAgile Authorized Instructor - 2020 ICAgile
  • ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP) - 2020 ICAgile
  • ICAgile Certified Professional Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF) - 2020 ICAgile
  • ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC) - 2020 ICAgile
  • Certified Scrum Professional - 2017 Scrum Alliance
  • Certified ScrumMaster - 2016 Scrum Alliance
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® - 2015 Project Management Institute
  • A-CSM (Advanced Certified ScrumMaster) Scrum Alliance
  • Certified SAFe® 5 Program Consultant Scaled Agile, Inc.
  • IBM Agile Champion IBM
  • IBM Agile Explorer IBM


Robert Morris University– Atlanta, Georgia

Degree NameBachelor’s of ScienceField Of StudyInformation Systems / Professional Communications 2004 - 2005

Activities and Societies: Alpha Chi Honor Society Alpha Iota Mu Honor Society

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