Dragos Dumitriu is a globally renowned pioneer in Kanban practices and has helped organizations deliver exceptional performance improvements throughout his career. A Lean Kanban University Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) and Kanban Coaching Professional (KCP), he’s one of the most active Kanban experts in North America and has helped organizations ranging from Fortune 100 enterprises to startups realize exemplary business results. Most notably, he was an instrumental part of guiding Microsoft manage software engineering practices between 2004 and 2006, paving the road for what’s known today as Kanban systems for knowledge workers.
His passion towards helping organizations optimize workflows for high performance has involved designing strategy and leading teams to devise solutions that improve delivery, morale, performance and profitability and shareholder value. He’s been notable in performing every role critical to software development, IT service management and IT operations over the last 15 years, and has held leadership, consulting and training roles for Great Plains Software, Siebel, Microsoft, Avanade, Lean Kanban University and CC Pace Systems. He’s currently a part of the professional services team at Teradata Corporation and lives in Seattle, WA.