If we have not yet had the opportunity to connect, this “Readme” can serve as a basic introduction to how I operate. I look forward to connecting with you.
My perspectives are continually evolving as I come across new experiences and new data. That said, I have consistently come to value the following (style inspired by the Manifesto for Agile Software Development):
- Unique journeys over standard patterns of execution
- The right questions over the right answers
- Data over theory
- Lean communication over thorough communication
- Focus and fit over breadth
- Evolutionary systems over up-front systems design
That is, while there is value in the items on the right, I have come to value the items on the left more.
I’m not a “rockstar” or a “ninja”. Rather, I operate at my best when I’m part of a larger value creation network, where trust and autonomy enable exceptional outcomes. I love working with creative, diverse teams and appreciate detailed critiques of anything I’m doing.
I’m energized by travel for both work and leisure. I particularly enjoy coming across new perspectives, experiences, and stories. I’ve had the pleasure of working onsite with organizations in these places:
I’m currently based in New York City and have lived in the United States (the Rocky Mountains and Northeast regions) and Germany (Berlin).
I’m most interested and proficient in these areas:
My “core toolset” naturally changes over time. In my current projects, I find the following to be exceptionally valuable: