As a well-known keynote speaker, trainer, and coach in agile management methods, Kevin Aguanno has taught thousands of people how to better manage high-change projects by using Scrum, Extreme Programming, Feature-Driven Development, OpenUP, and other agile methods. He is a frequent presenter at conferences and private corporate events where he delights audiences with practical advice and fascinating stories from his own experiences in the trenches.
He has taught for several years at the University of Toronto where he won the coveted Excellence in Teaching Award, and is a regular guest lecturer in software engineering and project management classes at other universities.
Kevin Aguanno holds a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and a Master’s in Project Management from the School of Business and Public Management at George Washington University.
He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and his competency is certified by IBM as a Certified Executive Project Manager and by the International Project Management Association (IPMA) as a Senior Project Manager
(IPMA Level B).
Aguanno is an active member of the Project Management Institute (U.S.A.) including the Information Systems SIG, the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (U.S.A.), the Association for Project Management (U.K.), and the Project Management Association of Canada where he is a founding director.
He is accredited by the IPMA (Geneva, Switzerland) as a project management competency assessor, and he performs IPMA Level-A, Level-B and IPMA Level-C assessments for the PMAC-AGPC in Canada and the ASAPM in the USA.
Kevin Aguanno is the author of over twenty books, audiobooks, and DVDs.
Specialties: agile project management, agile development, troubled project recovery, project team motivation, employee rewards and recognition