Atif Salam

Atif Salam

Director, Enterprise Data Delivery
Fannie Mae
location_on United States

Member since 5 years


Atif Salam

Specialises In (based on submitted proposals)
safe scrum scrum-adoption complicated-situations

Atif Salam is an acting delivery director with a portfolio of $35 million in delivery commitments with a team of 100+ full-time employees and vendor resources, while also influencing other managers and directors in partner teams.

He is a proven technology leader with business acumen in Financial Services area, specially Single-family Secondary Mortgage Servicing area. He has 15+ years experience of providing leadership to cross-functional teams and managing large-budget projects for architecture, Information Security and Controls, Design & Development, Rollout and Operations of multimillion dollar business critical systems. His proven leadership for large teams and transformation efforts, specially involving the combination of Human Capital and Agile methodology, has helped organizations become leaner and more productive. 

For the last two years, working with some of the best Agile coaches in the industry, Atif Salam led the transformation of delivery methodology for 150+ member software development division, first from Waterfall to Agile, and then to SAFe to scale. Introduction of SAFe though a first to this financial organization, innovated new ways to enable early integration, seamless planning and program-wide commitment beyond his immediate group to include the whole program consisting of 300+ business stakeholders, program leadership, PMO and scrum team members. This transformation has been pivotal for smooth execution of the multi-year project with an annual spend in excess of $150 million.

A soccer dad on the weekends, Atif is a DIY fan and an avid photographer.