Michiko Quinones has been helping organizations to bring IT projects and product to market successfully for over 15 years. She’s held Program Manager, Project Manager, Scrum Master positions at Fannie Mae, Comcast, and Headquarters Department of the Army to name a few.
For the past four years her personal passion is a free app to help high school seniors remember everything they have to do on college applications. As the creator and lead of YadaGuru, a College Application app, she’s successfully kept focus on this life goal, encouraged a group of civically minded developers at Code For America’s Code for Philly brigade to build the application, and is now actively promoting it at high schools in and around Philadelphia.
Currently she talks to C-Level IT executives about the benefits of Enterprise Agility and helps large enterprises begin their Agile journey as a Principal consultant with CA Technologies. She is most proud however, of raising her two fabulous young adult children, Somala and Assoumou. (Planning competing summer camp schedules – now that should be a workshop).
She holds a MS in Conflict Resolution, a PMP, a PMI-ACP, a Six Sigma Green Belt, and a SAFe Agilest certification. She is the Scaled Agile Coordinator for AgilePhilly.