President @ Achieving Agility
location_on United States
Member since 11 months
Michael McCalla is the President and Owner of Achieving Agility. He is a technology leader, transformation specialist, and avid Agile practitioner who has a passion for building great products, strong teams, and valuable business outcomes. Michael has over 15 years of product management experience in the financial services industry where he has led the delivery of high quality business solutions. He grew up in a number of start-ups, playing multiple roles, and seeing the software development lifecycle from a variety of lenses.
Michael has spent the last five years leading enterprise-wide agile adoption initiatives. He has broad range of experience applying Agile and Lean to small teams, large distributed programs, and portfolio management. He enjoys “coaching” and assisting new Agile practitioners. He prides himself on being a true student of the game, consistently looking to improve his craft by networking, speaking, reading, and being engaged on social media.
Michael holds certifications from the Scrum Alliance, SAFe, and PMI. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Scranton and his MBA from Saint Joseph University.