suzette Johnson

suzette Johnson

Agile Engineering Coach @ NGC
location_on United States

Member since 2 years

suzette Johnson

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Dr. Suzette Johnson works for Northrop Grumman Information Systems near Baltimore, Maryland. As a Certified Enterprise Coach and SAFe Program Consultant, she has an interest and passion for promoting and implementing Agile engineering in large-scale systems environments. Her initial experience with Agile-related practices began over 15 years ago with product development for a commercial company focused on financial and enterprise management systems where rapid delivery was the norm. She has worked on several government programs as a systems engineer and has spent the over 15 years focused on streamlining systems engineering and product development practices. She has led large project teams in their transition from traditional engineering approaches to more Agile and adaptive practices. Suzette enjoys leading, mentoring, and working with programs, customers, and organizations as they seek to transition to or mature their Agile practices. As an Agile Champion she leads Northrop Grumman’s Agile Center of Excellence, speaks at multiple conference engagements each year, and provides Agile engineering workshops.  She received a Doctorate of Management at the University of Maryland with a dissertation focus on investigating the impact of leadership styles on software project outcomes in traditional and agile engineering environments.